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March 2011


Thursday, March 31
OU unveils new clean energy center (Oakland Press)
Request for profs' e-mails on labor strife sparks outrage (Free Press)
University leaders: Don't cut funding (Free Press)
Don't write school budget into Constitution (Detroit News)
WSU admissions plan is 'immoral' (Detroit News)
Kudos to OCC for its ecofriendly efforts (Free Press)
Congratulations! You've Been Accepted to BSU (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, March 30
OU's Ziegler breaks record at Invitational (Oakland Press)
Think tank's request for emails stirs controversy (Detroit News)
A Little Learning (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 29
Benson earns AP All-American HM honor (Oakland Press)
FRIB at MSU worth funding, Rogers says (Lansing State Journal)
Tuition rates at Washtenaw Community College going up about 6.25 percent (Ann Arbor)
Police searching for suspect in stabbing at Eastern Michigan University (Free Press)
Man forces his way inside EMU dorm room and robs woman (Ann Arbor)
Virginia Tech fined $55K for response to shootings (Detroit News)
Dad throws book at college admissions (USA Today)
A Requiem for Detroit (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 28
Alliances between universities, community colleges ease student troubles (Free Press)
MCC students now eligible for WSU honors program (Journal Register)
School Zone blog: How much is too much to pay for college? (MLive)

Sunday, March 27
Amid tougher times, spending on payroll soars at Michigan universities (Free Press)
College students discover Detroit (Detroit News)
Automation Alley establishing itself along the likes of Silicon Valley (Journal Register)
A strong advocate for Southeast Michigan (Oakland Press)

Saturday, March 26
OCC scholarship recipients share stories at luncheon (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 25
U-M hosts talk on Detroit revitalization (Detroit News)
MSU to end med training in Kalamazoo (Associated Press)

Thursday, March 24
Editorial: Thanks a million – $100 million - for gift to Western Michigan University (M-live)
Michigan college students protest higher ed cuts (M-live)
MSU leader: We'll handle brutal cuts (Free Press)
Kampe finalist in two coach of year award lists (Oakland Press)
Michigan, OU to take part in four-team soccer tournament in Pontiac (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 23
Students should consider more than ranking when making a decision on which college to attend (M-live) WMU gets $100M donation (Detroit News)
Michigan's War on the Middle Class (Wall Street Journal)
Universities cry foul over Gov. Rick Snyder's plan that cuts funding, tries to restrict rising tuition increases (Mlive.com)
Rochester's Most Famous Women (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Tuesday, March 22
Historic moment: WMU receives $100 million cash gift for medical school (M-live)
'Education community' label for Kalamazoo can only grow with Western Michigan University medical school (mlive.com)
WMU lands $100-million anonymous donation for medical school (Free Press)

Monday, March 21
Students give back through alternative spring breaks (Journal Register)
DPS may be tough sell to charter firms (Detroit News)
Charters' performance a mixed bag (Detroit News)
Public TV starts Midtown studio, revives WSU relationship (Crain's)
UM moves up in law school ranks; MSU, WSU make list (Crain's)
The Law Is a Class (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, March 20
Golden Grizzlies will look different next year, but still contend (Oakland Press)
Benson leaves Oakland with multiple records, superstar potential (Oakland Press)
OU Judo Club has new location, expanded hours (Journal Register)
N.Y. Times columnist to speak at Oakland U; tickets still available (Oakland Press)
OCC offers short-term programs designed to retrain displaced workers (Oakland Press)
'Guardedly Optimistic' (Oakland Press)
Teaching to the Text Message (NY Times)

Saturday, March 19
Even after tough loss, Kampe still gets laughs (Free Press)
OU heartbreaker (Oakland Press)
Centers battle a real big show (Detroit News)
Drawn down (Free Press)
OU-STED: Texas holds off Oakland University in NCAA tourney (Oakland Press)
Hornswoggled (Free Press)
Talented OU faced tough task in Texas (Oakland Press)
Oakland finishes fast, falls short (Detroit News)
Talent leaving; but lots returning (Detroit News)
Instant replay: Longhorns 85, Golden Grizzlies 81 (Oakland Press)
Envisioning a sustainable future (Free Press)

Friday, March 18
UNO in a bracket? It could happen (World-Herald)
Oakland embraces challenge of getting first-round upset (Oakland Press)
Oakland vs. Texas: Scouting report (Free Press)
Oakland's Greg Kampe likes chances in a fast-paced game (Free Press)
Oakland elevates profile with high-level hoops (Detroit News)
Keith Benson became a force after run-in with Oakland coach (Detroit News)
Oakland's Keith Benson a big-time star who has Texas' attention (Free Press)
The U.C.L.A. Video (NY Times)
Law School Loses Its Allure As Jobs at Firms Are Scarce (NY Times)
18 Entries for Competition to Build a Campus on City Land (Wall Street Journal)
With Crises, Colleges Worry About Students Abroad (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 17
Time to dance (Oakland Press)
Transferring to OU pays off for Hamilton (Free Press)
Bracketing, seeding in tourney not always fair (Oakland Press)
U-M protest: No Snyder as graduation speaker (Free Press)
For Detroit Schools, mixed picture on reforms (New York Times)
Kauffman Study Reveals an Entrepreneurial Support Powerhouse in Southeast Michigan (MSN Money)

Wednesday, March 16
Big man on campus: Kampe leads the way (Detroit News)
Triple threat: Freshman guard Bader gives OU shot at an upset (Free Press)
Grizzlies along for Hamilton's ride (Oakland Press)
Valentine continues to thrive in big role (Detroit News)
Rooting for Oakland (Free Press)
OU satellite campus takes shape (Journal Register Newspapers)
U-M ties to Detroit bolstered by center (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 15
OU's golden opportunity (Free Press)
Tall order for Grizzlies (Detroit News)
Longhorns can't duck OU this time (Free Press)
Computers say one and done for local teams (Free Press)
A case study of religious versus university rights (Free Press)
U-M's stem cell test shows promise (Detroit News)
USDA announces grants for MSU, U-M (Free Press)
Berkshire Hathaway exec gives U-M $20M (Free Press)
Schools set up resources for students in recovery (USA Today)
Getting Docs to Use PCs (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 14
Oakland gets 13 seed, draws Texas in round 1 (Oakland Press)
Kampe did not expect a stellar squad like Texas (Free Press)
Matchup with Texas 'a curveball' (Detroit News)
Grizzlies expect 'exciting' game vs. Longhorns (Free Press)
13th seed Oakland: Bad luck for Texas? (Oakland Press)
Hail, Oakland (Detroit News)
Expert on digital surveillance, privacy issues to speak at OU (Oakland Press)

Sunday, March 13
Growing school, huge dreams: Oakland U. makes strides in quest to be a top college (Free Press)
President praised for building bonds with community (Free Press)
Piecing together a bracket (Free Press)
NCAA tournament final frontier for OU (Oakland Press)

Saturday, March 12
U-M reviews its trespass policy (Free Press)
U-M floats new trespass rules (Detroit News)
Fiasco's turnout at OU a hit (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 11
Orchestra to cap 2010-11 season with Mahler's 'magnificent' second symphony (Oakland Press)
OU's Distinguished Alumnus award presented to Chapoton (Oakland Press)
45 EMU students' IDs vulnerable (Free Press)
College Today: More Fun, Less Rigor? (Wall Street Journal)
Senate Hearing Describes Success and Failures of For-Profit College (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 10
Despite similarities from last year, this OU team is different (Oakland Press)
Wayne State's tighter door (Detroit News)
Columbia University's ROTC Shame (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, March 9
Oakland men return to NCAA Tournament (Detroit News)
OU men win NCAA tournament berth (Oakland Press)
Dancing Bears (Free Press)
Grizzly ending: OU women fall short to South Dakota State, 61-54 (Oakland Press)
Oakland women fall short (Detroit News)
Women can't reach Summit  title (Free Press)
Wayne State considers stricter admissions (Detroit News)
Here, Tweeting Is a Class Requirement (Wall Street Journal)
Cuts in Pennsylvania Would Hit Universities (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 8
Oakland cruises to Summit title game (Detroit News)
Role Reversal (Free Press)
Grizzlies crush Jackrabbits, advance to championship (Oakland Press)
Grizzlies wolf down Jackrabbits (Free Press)
Golden Gunners (Oakland Press)
OU women smother ORU (Free Press)
Most counties in region growing, U.S. census shows (Oakland Press)
WSU researchers find cold comfort in zinc (Detroit News)
OCC water bottles biodegrade (Journal Register)
Chinese university officials tour MCC (Journal Register)
In London, a school's program under fire (Free Press)

Monday, March 7
Oakland ready for Summit semi (Detroit News)
Kampe: OU will find out soon if it's a great team (Free Press)
OU men sit, wait (Oakland Press)
Research pulse strengthens (Crain's)

Sunday, March 6
Early college for high school students a growing trend (Oakland Press)
OCC shows fiscal and educational excellence (Oakland Press)
Woman changes careers to promote healthier lifestyle (Oakland Press)
OU women ready for 'win or go home' stakes (Oakland Press)
OU defeats Southern Utah, 82-66, moves on to league semifinals (Oakland Press)

Saturday, March 5
Reach the summit (Free Press)
College cuts deeper than expected (Detroit News)

Friday, March 4
Michigan's newest medical school and a hospital in Israel's Central Galilee make plans to grow together (Jewish News)
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Oakland ready to rock at Summit tourney (Oakland Press)
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Grizzlies outpace injuries, ready for conference tournament (Oakland Press)
Oakland, Keith Benson face toughest test in Summit tournament (Detroit News)
Poll: Michigan voters cool to Gov. Snyder K-12 cut (Free Press)

Thursday, March 3
College leaders: No more cuts (Free Press)
Grant to partner schools, manufacturers could benefit Mich. (Detroit News)
Why unions hurt higher education (USA Today)
Texans Split on Campus Guns (Wall Street Journal)
College The Easy Way (Wall Street Journal)
Students Struggle for Words (Wall Street Journal)
B-School Bulletin (Wall Street Journal)
Dean at For-Profit Kaplan Seeks to Raise Standards (Wall Street Journal)
Wednesday, March 2
Tech jobs rise in Mich. (Detroit News)
South goes north to Novi (Oakland Press)
Oakland hangs on to beat UMKC (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, March 1
New OU lab to broaden local expertise in cyber security (Oakland Press)
EMU program offers single parents a home on campus (Free Press)
Balancing campus life, parenthood (Free Press)
Keep college campus gun ban (Detroit News)
No more hollow diplomas (Detroit News)
Guns on campus could cause more tragedy than they avert (USA Today)