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September 2010

Thursday, September 30
Summit showcases stem cell trials (Detroit News)
U-M stem cell trial promising (Detroit News)
Unfinished business (Detroit News)
Demand Tests Two - Year Colleges (Wall Street Journal)
The Best Executive M.B.A. Programs (Wall Street Journal)
Small Change (Wall Street Journal)
Columbia to Offer E.M.B.A. Saturday Program (Wall Street Journal)
How the Rankings Were Compiled (Wall Street Journal) WMU Named a Top School for Veterans (
Registerbomb gets 471 Central Michigan University students registered to vote in ten hours (CM-Life)
Partnership allows Saginaw Valley State University to send 2 students to MSU medical school each year (
Stabenow, Levin Announce $450,000 for Oakland University's Business Incubator in Sterling Heights (Trading

Wednesday, September 29
Universities would take cut in state budget plan (Oakland Press)
Two issues hold up Mich. budget (Detroit News)
Universities to see 2.8% aid cut (Free Press)
Oakland University coach Beckie Francis honored (Oakland Press)
As for-profit colleges rise, students question value (USA Today) University of Michigan to build $46 million nanoscience building (Crain's)

Tuesday, September 28
Yes, college is worth the price of admission (USA Today)
Black Colleges Need a New Mission (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, September 27
Local people have given back to county (Oakland Press)
Leaders to be recognized for improvement efforts (Detroit News)
Medical students travel to Peru to render aid (Oakland Press)
Promise broken to community colleges (Free Press)
Check coverage for dorm room stuff (Detroit News)
First weeks can be tough for college kids (USA Today)
Lawsuits target for-profit colleges (USA Today)
For Accountants and Engineers, School Name Plays Bigger Role (Wall Street Journal) LTU, OU host career fair (Crain's)
Caught in the Web (Crain's)
MCC programs robotics training into course work (Crain's)
Community colleges aim to supply workers to growing biotech industry (Crain's)
Initiative aims to link research, business (Crain's)

Sunday, September 26
Immigration debate Monday at OU (Oakland Press)
Summer Undergraduate Program in Eye Research (Oakland Press)
OU's Kornoelje awarded Jimi Flowers Coach of the Year Award (Oakland Press)
No con-con (Detroit News)
Ditch Your Laptop, Dump Your Boyfriend (USA Today)
Question is 'when' not 'if' WMU will get medical school in Kalamazoo (

Saturday, September 25
Conference offers dozen workshops for writers (Oakland Press)

Friday, September 24
Pilot program aims to turn MSU dorms into neighborhoods (

Thursday, September 23
Mount Clemens' OU site dedicated (Detroit News)
Oakland University dedicates new center in Macomb County (Crain's)
Donors help transform Mt. Clemens office building into education center (Macomb Daily)
Student loan debt needn't drag you down (Free Press)

Wednesday, September 22
College graduates break even by age 33 (USA Today)

Tuesday, September 21
State needs more college grads (Free Press)
Many grads 'gamble' on education (USA Today)

Monday, September 20
Recovery act advances MSU research (
More college students duck credit card law (Detroit News)
College Graduates Expand Their Advantage in Job Security (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, September 19
Poor choice (Detroit news)
A Health Care Plan for Colleges (NY Times)

Friday, September 17
OU women to host open tryout (Oakland Press)
House OKs more degrees for community colleges (Free Press)
Two-year colleges may offer bachelor's (Detroit News)
Talk is cheap as schools languish (Free Press)
U-M follows strict ethics rules (Detroit News)
OCC's enrollment increases by 3.1 percent (Detroit News)
Rochester College enrollment increases (Oakland Press)
Facebook, Twitter banned for a week (Detroit News)
Pair helps to rebuild New Orleans (Detroit News)
Campus under construction (Oakland Press)
OU soccer to host special game (
At Harvard, Protest Over Honor for Instructor (NY Times)
Physician, Humanize Thyself (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, September 16
OU snags grants for health projects (Free Press)
Ziegler has potential to be OU's best golfer ever (Oakland Press)
Brooksie Way donates $10,600 to 11 programs (Detroit News)
Cutbacks hurt WCCCD, others (Detroit News)
Awesome kids need jobs; corporate types, it's on you (USA Today)
Toyota rolls out 2011 Scion tC at Oakland University (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, September 15
Brooksie Way minigrants total $10,600 for county (Oakland Press)
A College Closes for Good As Rescue Plan Is Rejected (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, September 14
OU hoops schedule tough again (Oakland Press)
Wayne State seeks to reinforce endowment (Detroit News)
EMU faculty give OK to 2-year contract (Free Press)
Ethics problems in higher ed (Detroit News)
Wayne State's leader: We've got to improve (Free Press)

Monday, September 13
Troy siblings attend OU for engineering degress (Oakland Press)
OU's Ecker Leads Golden Grizzlies at Bucknell Invitational (Oakland Press)
New law clinic nears 30 cases (Free Press)
2 Lawrence Tech students to aid foundation (Free Press)
Poet Nikki Giovanni will visit Wayne State to encourage disadvantaged college grads to earn advanced degrees (Free Press)
Many find Michigan a cool place to hit books (Free Press)
Firms Assess Young Interns' Potential (Wall Street Journal)
Some Chiefs Stay Close to Alma Maters (Wall Street Journal)
Penn State Tops Recruiter Rankings (Wall Street Journal)
Schools' Rankings Calculated From 479 Recruiter Responses (Wall Street Journal)
How They Ranked (Wall Street Journal)
Tailored to get results (Crain's)

Sunday, September 12
Students could bring bed bugs to dorms inside used furniture (Oakland Press)

Friday, September 10
Time for a loan reality check (Free Press)

Thursday, September 9
University autonomy is best system for state (Detroit News)
Deal targets $484M state deficit (Detroit News)
Patch job (Detroit News)
A revived campus may aid the region (Free Press)
College might not be answer for everyone (Detroit News)
Fight weight gain at college with a plan (Detroit News)

Wednesday, September 8
OU satellite campus has a home downtown (Free Press)
City, Oakland University to celebrate new campus (Detroit News)
Oakland is the consensus No. 1 (Oakland Press)
Lawmakers forge deal on state budget (Detroit News)
U-M's use of animals in nurse training criticized (Detroit News)
Mich. disbursement of stimulus money slows (Detroit News)

Monday, September 6
College students welcomed back with free food, music (Oakland Press)

Sunday, September 5
The End of Tenure? (NYT Book Review)

Friday, September 3
OU students working on hybrid car to race in New Hampshire (Oakland Press)
Did scheme brew Mich. Tea Party? (Free Press)
Moving in at Wayne State (Oakland Press)
In Medical School, Seeing Patients on Day 1 to Put a Face on Disease (NY Times)
As Athletic Directors Compete, Big Money Flows to All Sports (NY Times)
Where Columbia Beats Harvard (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, September 2
Another state budget patch job (Free Press)
Fraternity suspended after woman's fall (Detroit News)
Fraternity's house condemned after woman injured in fall (Free Press)
Rewarding Referrals (Wall Street Journal)
At Some Companies, Students Are Teaching (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, September 1
Contract deal is reached at EMU (Free Press)
EMU, faculty reach deal on two-year pact (Detroit News)
Lawrence Tech offers 50 percent tuition grants (Oakland Press)
Grant to cover engineer tuitions (Oakland Press)
MSU, East Lansing efforts seem to impact alcohol-related crime (