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February 2010


Sunday, Feb. 28
Oakland University enjoys another record enrollment, to build new health building (Oakland Press)
OU faculty pursue research initiatives with $2.7 million from National Institutes of Health (Oakland Press)
Wire - to - Wire (Oakland Press)
OU freshman steals the show (Oakland Press)
Beaumont CEO retiring (Oakland Press)
The way we live now (NY Times)
Greener Pastures: Michigan's talent drain under scrutiny (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Feb. 27
OU wants more (Oakland Press)

Friday, Feb. 26
Rochester-area officials deliver community update (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Feb. 25
Ferris to cut tuition for students in 16 states (Detroit News)
400 non-tenured CMU faculty seek union representation vote (Detroit Free Press)
Oakland University to offer post-baccalaureate nursing program (Daily Tribune)
Reinventing - or totally skipping - your senior year (USA Today)

Wednesday, Feb. 24
Beaumont Hospitals leadership to change (Detroit News)
Beaumont's CEO to retire; COO named to replace him (Free Press)
College to cut 15 full-time positions (Free Press)
MSU opens medical facility at Macomb college (Detroit News)
A detailed look at millennials (USA Today)

Tuesday, Feb. 23
Golden Grizzlies win fifth straight contest (Oakland Press)
Smaller universities protect student-athletes with new rules (Oakland Press)
Non-Campus Recruiting (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Feb. 22
Now the real test begins for Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Rochester Regional Chamber announces Community Outlook Luncheon (Community Lifestyles)

Sunday, Feb. 21
Grizzlies cut down nets at O'Rena (Oakland Press)
Oakland U. gets second Summit title (Detroit Free Press)
Four in a row for OU (Oakland Press)

Friday, Feb. 19
Groundbreaking (Detroit Free Press)
U-M alumnus sues over closed-door board meeting (Detroit News)
Main Street honors 9 communities (Oakland Press)
Oakland clinches share of crown (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Feb. 18
Grizzlies have themselves in good position (Oakland Press)
Business Schools Tap Veterans (Wall Street Journal)
Service Helps to Link Ex-Military M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
After Slayings, University Tries to Regroup (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Feb. 17
How well are U.S. colleges run? (USA Today)

Tuesday, Feb. 16
Registration begins Friday at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Oakland, Western join CMU in forming medical school projects (CM Life)
How Tenure Battle Rankled (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Feb. 15
Keep successes coming at community colleges (Free Press)
Learning for Earning (Crain's)
State, colleges team up to match programs to students' job needs (Crain's)
Students, small-biz entrepreneurs learn from each other (Crain's)
Relationship, focus on principles achieved WSU-DMC contracts (Crain's)
Alabama campus reels after shooting (USA Today)
Oakland U. launches business intelligence, data mining program (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 14
DPS Grads: Been there, doing well (Detroit News)
Reforming the Student Loan Mess (NY Times)
Getting married? Consider Meadow Brook Hall (Oakland Press)
OU's Nelson hoping gamble pays off (Oakland Press)
It all starts with a better curriculum (Free Press)


Saturday, Feb. 13
Testing at EMU turns up no further cases of TB (Free Press)
Friday, Feb. 12
Governor's plan would pump money into schools (Free Press)
Sales tax on services faces tough battle (Detroit News)
Op-ed: Granholm's budget outlines a gimmick-free path to solvency (Free Press)
Op-ed: Governor offers a budget with solid ideas for cutting cost of government ... (Detroit News)
Critics call now Promise a help, but a tardy one (Detroit News)
Tuition plan aims at 8th-graders (Free Press)
Catholic Colleges and Tests of Faith (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Feb. 11
OU heads to toughest destination: S. Utah (Oakland Press)
WSU medical school, DMC will continue care of poor (Free Press)
WSU, Detroit Medical Center sign new deal (Free Press)
About 1 in 5 students need remedial help in college (Free Press)
Ohio State president calls for tenure reform (Associated Press)
Gender gap in college has far-reaching consequences (USA Today)
OU medical school earns accreditation (C & G Newspapers)
OU medical school earns accreditation (C & G)

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Op-ed:OU medical school holds great promise for county (Oakland Press)
Education chief makes case for student loan overhaul (USA Today)

Tuesday, Feb. 9
Grizzlies awaken from slumber (Oakland Press)
Love Doctor brings her expertise to the people (Oakland Press)
Student's tuberculosis case puts EMU on alert (Free Press)
MSU launches effort to block knockoffs (Free Press)

Monday, Feb. 8
Crain's medical school brief (Crain's)
Crain's incubator brief (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 7
Win keeps Oakland in top spot (Oakland Press)
Grizzlies can't hang on (Oakland Press)
How do we prepare kids for jobs, future? (Free Press)
Ramen noodles aren't enough (Free Press)
The new math on campus (New York Times)
Tales out of school: A survey of the state of American research universities (New York Times)
Letter: New demand for adjunct professors (New York Times)

Saturday, Feb. 6
Medical school could give shot in arm (Detroit News)
Life sciences boost cited (Detroit News)

Friday, Feb. 5
OU celebrates 4-day homecoming event (Oakland Press)
OU defends its home turf (Oakland Press)
Suburban county maintains sound finances in economic turmoil ... (Detroit News)
3 university presidents to meet today (Free Press)

Thursday, Feb. 4
OU medical school on track to start classes in August 2011 (Oakland Press)
OU's Beaumont medical school clears a hurdle (Free Press)
Grizzlies finally back at the O'rena (Oakland Press)
Patterson outlines a more modest set of plans, a nod to tough times (Free Press)
Patterson talks new proposals in State of County (Oakland Press)
Patterson hopes to make Oakland recession-resistant (Free Press)
Wayne State expands in Macomb Co. (Free Press)
New branch for Wayne State (Detroit News)
MSU business school dean recommended (Free Press)
Granholm upbeat to the end (Free Press)
Granholm pushes plans to build jobs, economy (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Feb. 3
Oakland U. med school closer to opening (Free Press)
Oakland U. med school on way to accreditation (Detroit News)
Groundbreaking set for medical school (Mount Pleasant Morning Sun)
Patterson's address to focus on future (Oakland Press)
More new ideas are likely from Patterson (Free Press)
Gov's State of State: 'All about jobs' (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Feb. 2
OU-Beaumont medical school gets preliminary accreditation (Crain's)
Oakland Beaumont med school OK'd to open in 2011 (WWJ)
Oakland Beaumont med school OK'd to open in 2011 (Flint Journal, Kalamazoo Gazette, Grand Rapids Press)
What's a degree really worth? (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Feb. 1
A.J. Damman Co. donates Sterling Heights building for business incubator (Crain's)
Op-ed: Keep community colleges open to all (Free Press)
U-M to press for stem cell diversity (Detroit News)
A mark against online term papers (USA Today)