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October 2010

Sunday, October 31
Students plan sleep out to gain understanding of homelessness (Oakland Press)
Central Michigan creates pilot course on iPads (Oakland Press)
Lives: Cutting the Cord (NY Times)
Student slang points to an increased need to patrol social boundaries (NY Times)

Friday, October 29
Stem Cell summit a success (Detroit News)
Golden Grizzlies ready to answer questions on court (Oakland Press) MSU College of Human Medicine offers Early Assurance Program (

Thursday, October 28
Views on college improve (Detroit News)
More Michigan parents want education for kids (Detroit News)
U-M president: School continues to thrive (Detroit News)
U-M spending woes (Free Press)
Incumbents good choices for university, state boards (Free Press) Graduation study a mixed bag for state's universities (Free Press)
Tuition, Pell Grants Rise in Tandem (Wall Street Journal)
Economy has workers headed back to school (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, October 27
Dropouts cost taxpayers $9 billion; CMU retention leads WMU, behind other institutions (Central Michigan Life)

Tuesday, October 26
Beaumont revisits cancer unit bid (Detroit News)
41,924 go blue at U-M (Free Press)
Enrollment at U-M reaches all-time high (Detroit News)
Urgent business (Detroit News)
Next governor should give community colleges their due (Free Press)
It may take awhile to sort out sickness at a U-M sorority (Free Press)

Monday, October 25
3 colleges get spots at MSU med school (Free Press)
Fundraising for new Beaumont, OU medical school gains steam (Crain's)
New collaborative at Western Michigan University focuses on improving health care information technology (

Sunday, October 24
Colleges push to boost low grad rates (Free Press)
'Horrendous' black-white gap at Wayne State, national report finds (Free Press)
Fundraising for new Beaumont, OU medical school gains steam (Crain's)
Coming Out Illegal (NY Times Magazine)
State universities struggle to get graduates out the doors (Free Press)

Saturday, October 23
Darts and Laurels: OU (Oakland Press)
Putting a Price on Professors (Wall Street Journal)
College students rally against cuts to higher education funding in Michigan (

Friday, October 22
Benson ready for auditions (Free Press)
Young Grizzlies squad picked to finish third (Free Press)
Golden Grizzlies are ready to run (Oakland Press)

Thursday, October 21
OU offers business intelligence certificate program (Oakland Press)
Police deny bullying led to OU student's suicide (Oakland Press)
Friends recall 'upbeat' OU student (Oakland Press)
Student's death ruled a suicide (Free Press)
Gay student's suicide probed (Detroit News)
Report: U-M skewed to 20 high schools (Detroit News)

Wednesday, October 20
Provost highlights OU's accomplishments (Oakland Press)
Graduation Rates Stagnate As Latinos Continue to Trail (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, October 18
College students feel pressure of loan debt (Oakland Press)
Mich. candidates woo young voters (Detroit News)

Sunday, October 17
Some like it hot: Oakland kicks off men's hoops season (Oakland Press)

Saturday, October 16
More Mentally Disabled Youths Go To College (Click on Detroit)

Friday, October 15
Free heart exams for teens at OU (Oakland Press)
Historic Oakland sites are known to stir up a few ghost tales (Oakland Press)

Thursday, October 14
Sociology major brings skate culture to business (Oakland Press)
Students organize to keep OU jazz program strong, plan gala (Oakland Press)
OU and Beaumont announce stem cell research initiative (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, October 13
Beaumont to lay off up to 50 managers (Free Press)
Oakland suspends guard Maynard (Free Press)

Tuesday, October 12
College dropouts cost taxpayers (Oakland Press)
KFC pastes its message on more student bodies (USA Today)

Monday, October 11
CEO has experience needed to lead hospital (Oakland Press)
Fact Check: education (Oakland Press)
Beaumont stays on a diet (Crain's)
Oakland University and William Beaumont Hospitals join forces (Crain's)

Sunday, October 10
OU women rolling (Oakland Press)

Saturday, October 9
Darts and Laurels (Oakland Press)

Friday, October 8
Macomb-OU INCubator awarded 2 grants (Oakland Press)
OU to host Michigan Intercollegiate meet (Oakland Press)
Oakland's Ziegler named Summit Athlete of the Month (Oakland Press)
Donations, grants driving construction boom at MSU (
College-educated young adults more likely to marry, reversing a '90s trend (

Thursday, October 7
Rochester College and OU see record-breaking enrollments (
Students, staff embrace Oakland U bike share program (Metromode)
Athlete embraces full life after tragedy strikes at 14 (Detroit News)
Report: University Research Corridor generates $14.8 billion for state's economy since 2007 (Crain's)
MSU, others donate $14B to state economy (The State News)

Wednesday, October 6
Oakland University and Beaumont Hospital plan stem cell research institute (Oakland Press)
O.U., Beaumont team up to create stem cell center (Detroit News)
Science, health scored big time (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, October 5
Ethical questions grow more complicated (Free Press)
Stem cell summit zeroes in on ethics (Free Press)
Stem cell researchers warned: 'Be vigilant' (Detroit News)
OU, Beaumont To Create Stem Cell Institute (WWJ Newsradio)
OU, Beaumont Hospitals to open stem cell research institute (Crain's)
Families can afford college if they strategize early (USA Today)
OU and Beaumont Hospitals announce ambitious venture into stem cell research (Rochester Citizen)

Monday, October 4
Stem cell research too slow for some (Detroit News)
Stem cell summit looks to future (Free Press)
Even in petri dish, life merits protection (Free Press)
KKK cartoon draws criticism at EMU (Detroit News) We shouldn't add colleges to the bailout list (Oakland Press)
Marketers pull an inside job on college campuses (USA Today) University law clinics help entrepreneurs (Crain's)
U-M Medical School Creates Joint Institute With Peking University (PR Newswire)

Sunday, October 3
Fed's power grab now targeting private colleges, universities (Oakland Press)
A promising state of research on stem cells (Free Press)
Advancing science (Detroit News)
A world of hope and controversy (Free Press)
MSU, other universities add depth to talent pool (

Saturday, October 2
Renowned poet sparks OU campus (Oakland Press)
MSU: Change in tuition structure evens 'playing field' (

Friday, October 1
Brooksie Way hits the road on Sunday (Oakland Press)
Crazy College Courses (
Western Michigan University wants $100 million science facility to expand research capabilities (