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July 2011

Friday, July 29
Tuition hikes didn't break rule (Free Press)
Wayne State, MSU didn't violate tuition restraint rule, state says (Detroit News)
U-M student fights others' efforts to unionize (Free Press)
State AG to appeal affirmative action ruling (Free Press)
Macomb Community College offers Health IT program (Free Press)
OU golfers represent at Amateur (Oakland Press)
Cunningham named new OU golf coach (Oakland Press)
Students Spend Summer Break Making a Difference (

Thursday, July 28
College fees fill gaps in funding (USA Today)
SmartZones near 20,000 in job creation, MEDC says (The Center for Michigan)
Guest Column: Shift higher-ed funds into student vouchers (The Center for Michigan)

Wednesday, July 27
OU professor gets 30 days in jail, 5 years probation for stalking student (Oakland Press)
$400,000 to help kids go to college (Journal Register)

Tuesday, July 26
U-M's new stem cell lines don't use embryos (Detroit News)
U-M refines approach to stem cell research (Free Press)
Is college 'bubble' about to burst? (The Morning Sun)

Monday, July 25
Concours d'Elegance to feature pedal cars (Oakland Press)

Sunday, July 24
W2HTS moves to Oakland University (Oakland Press)
New York Times Special Education Section (NY Times)

Saturday, July 23
State must do the right thing by MSU (Lansing State Journal)

Friday, July 22
Universities need to use their assets (Free Press)
Tuition hikes at MSU, WSU under scrutiny (Free Press)
MSU defends tuition hike (Detroit News)
Hello, Adjunct, Meet Prof. Cozy (Wall Street Journal)
We Can't Afford to Train Fewer Doctors (Wall Street Journal)
University of Michigan asks staff to cut energy use during heat wave (Ann
Western Michigan University board signs off on staff retirements, resignations, leaves, sabbaticals (
Western Michigan University board sets goals for President John Dunn (

Thursday, July 21
Cooley Law School sues over online criticism (Free Press)
4 women attacked near U-M (Detroit News)
Program gives interns taste of Detroit night life (Detroit News)
For-profit colleges challenge rules tying aid to student loan defaults (Detroit News)
University Business Magazine and Higher One Honor Six More Colleges and Universities as "Models of Efficiency" (Marketwatch)

Wednesday, July 20
OU trio earns academic honors (Oakland Press)
Forum to spotlight Pontiac's available health care offerings (Oakland Press)
College cuts get 'C' for creativity (USA Today)
Academia's Crisis of Irrelevance (Wall Street Journal)
Kalamazoo College student urges U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, other lawmakers not to cut education (
University of Michigan regents to vote on $1.6 million upgrade to North Hall (Ann

Tuesday, July 19
OU receives $34M software grant from Siemens (Oakland Press)
CMU, faculty talks at impasse (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, July 18
Acclaimed art school widens reach with Troy campus (Detroit News)
Siemens sends OU gift of high-tech software for students (Crain's)

Sunday, July 17
UM sees 25% increase in applicants (Free Press)
Teacher tenure reform open to many abuses (Free Press)
Pink Underwear and Other Lessons for the College-Bound (NY Times)

Saturday, July 16
Law School Economics: Ka-Ching! (NY Times)
Frigid North Dakota Is a Hot Draw For Out-of-State College Students (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, July 15
CMU's 3.47% tuition hike is the smallest increase so far (Free Press)
Fewer college-linked credit cards issued (USA Today)

Thursday, July 14
Ever seen muggles with broomsticks? OU, MSU to battle in Harry Potter game of quidditch (Free Press)

Wednesday, July 13
MSU, WSU could lose funding over tuition hikes (Detroit News)
Concours shifts venue (Free Press)
Green jobs are scoring greener salaries (USA Today)
How to combat the cost of rising college tuition (TC Times)

Tuesday, July 12
EMU is a perfect fit for DPS (Detroit News)
Universities, like businesses, benefit from affirmative action (Free Press)
Where Have America's Jobs Gone? (Wall Street Journal)
Short but sweet: Twittering your way to college or bank (USA Today)

Monday, July 11
Art Institute of Michigan to open Troy School in October (Oakland Press)
State right to lure college-educated immigrants (Crain's)
Boost 4-year nursing programs (Crain's)
UDM has new degree (Crain's)
Law Schools Get Practical (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, July 10
Universities should comply with legislature's request for stem cell research information (Oakland Press)
Funding, curriculum keys to Western Michigan University medical school (

Friday, July 8
LTU CEO to step down from post (Oakland Press)

Thursday, July 7
Charter highs not making grade (Detroit News)
Lawrence Tech making plans for more campus housing (Free Press)
Lawrence Tech president to become chancellor (Detroit News)
GVSU biomedical engineering graduate program first in state to focus on medical design, development (
Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Recognizes Leading Investigators for WOrk in Breast Cancer Research (State News Service)

Wednesday, July 6
WSU employees' partners' benefits in jeopardy (The South End)
Public Schools Ditching State Money for Private Funds (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, July 5
OCC balks at offering bachelor's (Oakland Press)
Have a Secret? Share it With OU PostSecret Project (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Roundup: Michigan Admissions, Student Loans and Prospects for Film Graduates (NY Times)
Roundup: Michigan Admissions, Student Loans and Prospects for Film Graduates (NY Times)

Monday, July 4
Stites: It should be easier to transfer college credits (Lansing State Journal)

Friday, July 1
Education test scores: Room for improvement (Detroit News)