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July 2010

Saturday, July 31
The Academic-Industrial Complex (New York Times)
Healthy Attitudes (Corp!)
Concours opinion (Oakland Press)

Friday, July 30
OU tuition rises (
Student hopes idea for education fund wins (Oakland Press)
College students may get break on textbook expenses (USA Today)

Thursday, July 29
Concours show to go west for 2011 (Free Press)
Patterson sad to see Concours exit Oakland County (Oakland Press)
Jeltema signs with German team (Oakland Press)
Stem cell scientists fear election impact (Detroit News)
EMU student will appeal judge's decision (Detroit News)
Hooked on WSU (Free Press)
Pageant winners honored (Oakland Press)
Getting Into Med School Without Hard Sciences (NY Times)
Community invited to Oakland University's premier R&S Golf Course to help fight Autism (Rochester Post)
OU tuition rises (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, July 28
Concours to make elegant move (Detroit News)
Concours event moving out of Oakland County (Oakland Press)
Stem cell research report flawed (Detroit News)

Tuesday, July 27
Primary care vital for patients (Detroit News)
All work, no pay for some (USA Today)

Monday, July 26
Quite a day to drive a dream (Free Press)
Beautiful weather, gorgeous cars draw thousands to Concours d'Elegance (Oakland Press)
Play cards right when sending kids to college (Associated Press)
Once in First Place, Americans Now Lag in Attaining College Degrees (New York Times)
Concours d'Elegance to move to Inn at St.John's (Crain's)
Oakland University (Crain's)
Lake Superior State launches Dearborn satellite campus (Crain's)
Prospect of long presidential search worries some at WSU (Crain's)
Plan cracks down on for-profit colleges (USA Today)

Sunday, July 25
Blackboard (New York Times)
Survival of the Fittest (New York Times)
Administrative Glut (New York Times)
Data: 2010 Admissions Tally (New York Times)
Goodbye, Hello (New York Times)
The Latino Lag (New York Times)
Failure to Communicate (New York Times)
The Science of Roommates (New York Times)
Passing grade (Detroit News)

Saturday, July 24
U.S. News: Beaumont in Royal Oak among best in nation (Oakland Press)
Concours d'Elegance rolls into Meadow Brook (Oakland Press)
WMU's 7.4% tuition hike is highest (Free Press)
In Defense of For-Profit Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, July 23
Oakland will take on Purdue in November (Oakland Press)
Mich. students raise scores on merit exams (Detroit News)
Michigan Merit Exam scores at highest ever (Free Press)
11th-graders in county, state improve Michigan Merit Examination scores (Oakland Press)
Once in First Place, Americans Now Lag in Attaining College Degrees (New York Times)

Thursday, July 22
Oakland U establishes downtown Mt. Clemens campus (Metromode)
OU coach helps lead Vardar to national title (Oakland Press)
School chief's goal is to get more students to go to college (Oakland Press)
College missions remain clear (Detroit News)
Beating high price of college textbooks (Detroit News)
What you can learn from a 50-year college reunion (USA Today)
SEC seeks easing of rules limiting athlete-agent contact (USA Today)
Connecticut school can't use cheerleading to meet Title IX requisite (USA Today)
School locked in gender war (USA Today)
Concours exhibits vintage variety at Meadow Brook (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, July 21
OU hikes tuition (Oakland Press)
OU undergrads to see 5.76% tuition increase (Free Press)
OU approves tuition hike, boosts financial aid (Detroit News)
Meadow Brook hosts classic car weekend (Oakland Press)
Beauty Pageant on wheels (Detroit News)

Tuesday, July 20
OU tuition hike might not be as big this year (Free Press)
OU men's soccer coach wins title (Free Press)
Tienken Road widening planned in Rochester Hills (Oakland Press)

Monday, July 19
Farewell to a landmark (Free Press)
Despite Efforts, OU House to be Razed (Click On Detroit)

Sunday, July 18
'55 concept due at Concours (Free Press)

Friday, July 16
Oakland University going 'green' with geothermal heating and cooling system (Oakland Press)
Will My Love Say Yes? College Kids Ask This Website (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, July 15
Oakland University to expand to Mount Clemens (C and G News)
Ferris State increases tuition, room, board (Detroit News)
Ferris State board OKs tuition increase of 4.75% (Free Press)
U-M students: Coleman should quit firm's board (Free Press)
OU urban farmers fight to save historic home (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, July 14
GOP gubernatorial candidates debate (Oakland Press)
Candidates try to seal deal with last debate (Free Press)
Pensions, immigration debated (Detroit News)
Concours d'Elegance to draw more than 200 classic vehicles (Oakland Press)
More home games on OU women's soccer schedule (Oakland Press)
Oakland will host Tennessee in men's basketball in 2011-12 (Oakland Press)
Local colleges support retraining (Detroit News)
Agricultural colleges sell cows to cut costs (Detroit News)
Community colleges feel the crunch (Free Press)

Tuesday, July 13
GOP candidates for governor to hold final debate at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Opinion: A Criminal Oversight in College Background Checks (

Sunday, July 11
Pinball fever at OU (Oakland Press)
Sororities' antics spur school alcohol efforts (Oakland Press)

Saturday, July 10
NMU trustees approve 5.5% tuition hike (Detroit News)
Northern Michigan trustees up tuition (Free Press)
What They're Doing After Harvard (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, July 9
OU and Mt. Clemens will benefit from new building (Oakland Press)
OU Board names new chairman (Oakland Press)
Brooksie Way grant application deadline Aug. 1 (Oakland Press)
Brooksie Way program accepts applications (Detroit News)
Tuition Plan (Free Press)
Austerity regime (Detroit News)
New RN grads feel squeeze for jobs (USA Today)
More colleges using green as selling tool (USA Today)
Imagine if Every Celebrity Had a University (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, July 8
Michigan colleges create joint film institute (Detroit News)
Patterson presents balanced 3-year budget (Oakland Press)
OU begins study to find ways to prevent falls (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, July 7
Students picking major by matching passion, demand (Free Press)
MSU Dubai's program for undergrads is cut (Free Press)
MSU to end Dubai program (Detroit News) Henry Baskin elected chairman of Oakland University's board of trustees (Crain's)
Is college overrated? (USA Today)
University of Michigan, other public universities take cue from EMU in holding down tuition (Crain's)

Tuesday, July 6
OU has new way of training doctors (Free Press)
New loan program takes burden off some students (Oakland Press)
Op-Ed: Money and sports (Detroit News) Audit faults SPARK's actions while Snyder on board (Associated Press)

Monday, July 5
Macomb developers donate $2M building to Oakland University (Crain's)
Show Theme was Extreme Performance (Detroit Auto Scene)

Sunday, July 4
OU and DSO partner for music learning program (Oakland Press)
Michigan candidates happy to mix sports & politics (Associated Press)

Saturday, July 3
Job market eases for grads (Detroit News)

Friday, July 2
Retraining boosts private schools (Detroit News)
Job recruiting resumes as firms get down to business (Detroit News)

Thursday, July 1
OU and DSO musical partnership announced (C&G)
Take the pain (Detroit News)
Job retraining efforts sputter in Michigan (Detroit News)
Strained community colleges reap little benefit from retraining (Detroit News)
Building is donated to Oakland University (Free Press)
Hybrid M.B.A.s Offer Flexible Option (Wall Street Journal)
Online Programs Push for More Interaction (Wall Street Journal)
Faculty to Take Course For Teaching on Web (Wall Street Journal)