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January 2011

Monday, Jan. 31
OU seeks nominations for exceptional nurses (Oakland Press)
Higher education prices continue to increase, leaving educators frustrated (The State News)

Sunday, Jan. 30
OU crushes winless Centenary (Oakland Press)
Golden Grizzlies rout Centenary (Oakland Press)
Panel OKs CMU's doctor of medicine degree (The Morning Sun)
Eastern Michigan University sees growth in number of students, credit hours (Ann

Friday, Jan. 28
Hamilton carries Oakland to win (Detroit News)
Oakland University overcomes Oral Roberts, 88-85 (Oakland Press)
Teach For America will get $100M for endowment (Detroit News)

Thursday, Jan. 27
University of Michigan's campus ban reviewed after 2,000 are restricted (Free Press)
Biomedical Research Symposium scheduled (Oakland Press)
OU scholars to present strategies to jump start Michigan's economy (Free Press)
Scholars offer ways to fix economy (Oakland Press)
Oakland University professor accused of stalking student (Oakland Press)
Oakland U. professor charged with stalking former student (Detroit News)
OU professor arraigned on stalking charge (Free Press)
OCC to cut $20.7 million from budget (Oakland Press)
Schools on alert in Tucson's aftermath (USA Today)
Schools seek aid to track trouble (USA Today)
Decline Found in Freshmen's Mental Health (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 26
Report card: Less than half of U.S. students proficient in science (Detroit News)
P&G deal with MSU, other schools, to ease way for research (
Colleges Re-Examine Safety After Rampage (Wall Street Journal)
Students Score Poorly on Science Test (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Students show encouraging enthusiasm for Michigan (Oakland Press)
Nowhere to smoke at U-M (Detroit News)
U-M smoke-free July 1 (Free Press)
Southfield creating health care corridor (Free Press)
Leaders set state growth meeting (Free Press)
Colleges Re-Examine Safety After Rampage (Wall Street Journal)
Western Michigan University names Dr. Hal B. Jenson as its first medical-school dean (
Is College Tuition Too Low? (NY Times)

Monday, Jan. 24
Columnist Friedman to lecture at OU (Oakland Press)
Area collegians compete at Simmons-Harvey Invite (Oakland Press)
OU Receives Thousands of Applications for 50 Spots in New Medical School (Rochester Hills Patch)

Sunday, Jan. 23
OU's Benson helps shape program's future (Oakland Press)
OU women get road win at North Dakota St. (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Jan. 22
Double Impact (Free Press)
Making a smash (Free Press)
Tigers field questions during Oakland University visit (Oakland Press)
Cabrera isn't power hungry (Detroit News)
Atop Summit, OU closes in on record (Free Press)
Mich. college students build, display Formual SAE race cars (Detroit News)
Detroit leaders tell U-M students: Stay (Detroit News)
OCC faces revenue loss of $103M through 2015 (Detroit News)
A College Test Leaves Questions Unanswered (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Jan. 21
Winter caravan (Free Press)
Grizzlies tie own conference record for consecutive wins (Oakland Press)
Macomb Businesses not planning to hire (Macomb Daily)

Thursday, Jan. 20
No Fluke: OU is the real deal (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Jan. 19
Oakland Symphony to perform 'The Planets' (Oakland Press)
'Medical Main Street' healthy county avenue (Oakland Press)
Greening up at OU (X-ology)
Caravan names out for events (Free Press)
A call to reality (Detroit News)
Specifics time (Free Press)
Wayne State puts Gilmour in charge (Free Press)
Gilmour takes Wayne St. helm (Detroit News)
U-M incubator sets out to fast-track ideas (Detroit News)
Incubator lets U-M start-ups develop (Free Press)
New study finds students learning little in college (Oakland Press)
The Coming Doctor Shortage (Wall Street Journal)
Paws and his Tigers coming to town this week (Rochester Hills Patch)
The task before WSU President Gilmour (Michigan Chronicle)
Time to mandate reporting of mental health concerns (USA Today)

Tuesday, Jan. 18
Local colleges get MLK Jr. mini-grants (Oakland Press)
Metro Detroiters hope to build on civil rights legacy (Detroit News)
Oakland County celebrates Dr. King's life (Oakland Press)
University students to help develop OnStar technology (Oakland Press)
Nuclear research has MSU beaming (Free Press)
College's Policy on Troubled Students Raises Questions (NY Times) First two years of college wasted? (USA Today)

Monday, Jan. 17
OU scholarships help launch teaching careers (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Jan. 16
State of the State: Painful budget cuts coming (Free Press)
Raise the bar (Detroit News)
Oakland U. splits series with IPFW (Oakland Press)
U-M wait list grows as applicants increase (Free Press)
Hitchcock's movie becomes farce as Meadow Brook presents '39 Steps' (Journal Register Newspapers)
Public Colleges Intensify Pursuit of Alumni Cash (NY Times)
Local events to honor MLK on Monday (Oakland Press)

Friday, Jan. 14
OU to host career fair (Oakland Press)
OU students, aide reach out to injured woman (Oakland Press)
Winter caravan hits road next week (Free Press)
Business, culture in Western lens (Detroit News)
Ex-Student Sues College Over Her Hospitalization (NY Times)
Firms to install charging stations (Detroit News)

Thursday, Jan. 13
Schools have methods to aid disturbed students (Oakland Press) Colleges' watch for killers debated (USA Today)
Avoiding Disaster for Low-Income Students (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 12
Louis Gossett Jr. to deliver OU's Keeper of the Dream keynote address (Rochester Citizen)
Acclaimed columnist and author Thomas L. Friedman to speak at OU (Rochester Citizen)
Oakland University's School of Nursing seeks nominations for exceptional nurses (Rochester Citizen)
OU scholarships enable math and science professionals to pursue teaching careers (Rochester Citizen)
College Graduates Flock to Sunbelt (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Jan. 11
Francis gets 100th league win (Oakland Press)
In Budget Crises, an Opening for School Reform (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Jan. 10
Grading the Ivory Towers (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Jan. 9
OU women overcome injuries, dominate WIU (Oakland Press)
OU beats Western Illinois (Oakland Press)
Study Finds family Connections Give Big Advantage in College Admissions (NY Times)
Education Life (NY Times)

Saturday, Jan. 8
In College, Learning the Basics About Money (NY Times)
Is Law School a Losing Game? (NY Times)

Friday, Jan. 7
Golden Grizzlies outshoot Jaguars (Oakland Press)
Other players step up for Oakland (Detroit News)
Hamilton leads OU with 28 (Free Press)
OU students invited to tryouts (Free Press)
College students lack scientific literacy, study finds (Eureka

Thursday, Jan. 6
OU health building coming together (Oakland Press)
Actor to give speech at OU (Oakland Press)
Oakland U Dream awards to feature Oscar winner (Free Press)
Louis Gossett Jr. to deliver keynote address for OU's Keeper of the Dream (Oakland Press)
OU men ready for rematch of last year's Summit title game (Oakland Press)
Program connects U-M, high schoolers (Free Press)
Schools Give Firms Say Amid Tough Jobs Market (Wall Street Journal) How will students communicate? (Inside Higher Ed)
Georgia Facing a Hard Choice on Free Tuition (NY Times)

Wednesday, Jan. 5
DMC gives a taste of investment to come (Free Press)
Crain's List: Oakland County's Largest Employers (Crain's)
Crain's List: Detroit-Area Graduate Business Degree Programs (Crain's)

Tuesday, Jan. 4
Accelerate reform (Detroit News)
Alarm glitch irks iPhone users (Oakland Press)

Monday, Jan. 3
Start with spending (Detroit News)
Public workers in Snyder's sights (Detroit News)
College registration going on now (Oakland Press)
Fellowship offers chance to teach (Detroit News)
Lake Michigan College pushes nuclear technology bachelor degree program (Capital News Service)

Saturday, Jan. 1
Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan offer fellowship for those interested in teaching science, math, engineering or technology (Ann