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August 2011

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Oakland University open for learning in Mount Clemens (Macomb Daily)
Most in college pay only half of tuition cost (Detroit News)
Public high school grads struggle at college (Chicago Tribune)
Venting about college textbook costs ( 

Tuesday, Aug. 30
Alumni like college cards (Free Press)
Michigan universities say 'college is still affordable' because aid programs defray half of cost (
Western Michigan University No. 21 on Daily Beast list of gay friendly colleges (

Monday, Aug. 29
Grand opening (Oakland Press)
Freshman move-in day (Detroit News)
Caution urged at U-M after rapes (Free Press)
Lawrence Tech seeks new president (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Aug. 28
Growing interest in life sciences (Free Press)
Medical Main Street has healthy start in Oakland (Free Press)
College: Is It Worth The Cost? (NY Times)

Saturday, Aug. 27
No deal, but CMU faculty in the classroom (Free Press)

Friday, Aug. 26
Professor loses job after stalking case comes to light (Oakland Press)
CMU hearing closely watched (Free Press)

Thursday, Aug. 25
OU's Coriasso completes play at U.S. Am (Oakland Press)
State of Michigan 2011 men's college soccer preview: MSU, U-M, Oakland look to build on NCAA tournament runs (
'Untangled' weaves new facets of hairy tale (Detroit News)
Med school no place for feds (Detroit News)
College graduates still needed in Michigan (Detroit News)
TV Cash Tilts College Playing Field (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Aug. 24
Faculty, CMU to meet with a fact finder (Free Press)
Factfinder to help resolve CMU dispute (
CMU strike unfair to students (Detroit News)
CMU president to meet with student leadership in invite-only meeting Thursday (
Snyder's claim fans college readiness debate (The Center for Michigan)

Tuesday, Aug. 23
OU named to Models of Efficiency (Oakland Press)
Judge to faculty: Halt strike at CMU (Free Press)
CMU faculty picketing ends; classes to resume (Detroit News)
Professors should get back to class (Detroit News)

Monday, Aug. 22
CMU faculty union members set to strike today (Detroit News)
CMU strike on; classes start today, e-mails say (Free Press)
Lawrence engineers a degree in robotics (Detroit News)
LTU to offer bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering technology (Oakland Press)
The intoxicating allure of alcohol (USA Today)
College Rape Accusations and the Presumption of Male Guilt (Wall Street Journal)
Grand Blanc golfer Michael Coriasso ready for U.S. Amateur debut after making first career hole-in-one during final practice round (

Saturday, Aug. 20
OU offering Project Management Principles Certificate Course (Oakland Press)
OU offering fall Certified Financial Planner program (Oakland Press)
Golden Grizzlies top Michigan State under the lights (Oakland Press)
Oakland's Keith Benson finds 'good deal' with Italian team (Free Press)

Friday, Aug. 19
Metro & state: Ex-Oakland star Keith Benson to play in Ital (Free Press)
Different suspect sought in latest attack near U-M (Free Press)
Pell Grant cuts would be unwise (Detroit News)
Turkey Bombs PKK Bases, Government Promises Strong Action (Daily News Corner)
Oakland University coach Greg Kampe gets an early opportunity to see his underclassman in action (

Thursday, Aug. 18
Oakland University offers energy management certificate (Oakland Press)
Golden Grizzly soccer ready to roll (Oakland Press)
Four Golden Grizzlies honored by Summit League (Oakland Press)
Unopposed Utica Mayor Will Serve Another Term (Shelby-Utica Patch)

Wednesday, Aug. 17
Engineering a comeback (Detroit News)
Grand Blanc's Michael Coriasso fourth, Willie Mack II 10th at Golf Association of Michigan Championship (
Recruiters at Black Colleges Break From Tradition (Wall Street Journal)
CMU faculty union: Classes might not start on Monday (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 16
CMU's faculty bracing for strike (Free Press)
CMU faculty takes initial step to a strike (Detroit News)
Novi Public Library Shares Anti-Bullying Tips (Novi Patch)
Casting a wide Net for mentors (USA Today)
Oakland U & Beaumont Welcome First Class Med Students (Troy-Somerset Gazette)

Monday, Aug. 15
A virtual win-win (Crain's)
Pawleys give $738,000 to OU/Beaumont med school (Crain's)
Will Hudson Signs Professional Contract to Play in Australia (Sports Page Magazine)
OUWB Medical Students Welcomed to Medicine at White Coat Ceremony (Health Care Weekly)

Sunday, Aug. 14
Windsor tops Oakland in exhibition rematch (Oakland Press)
Wineries from around the world to offer wares at Meadow Brook (Oakland Press)
Promise of free college tuition spurs Hazel Park student enrollment (Oakland Press)
Scholarship effort dreams big for Detroit (Free Press)
Action-based Education (Free Press)

Saturday, Aug. 13
Oakland gets its feet wet across the river in Canadian exhibition (Oakland Press)
Oakland tops Windsor in hoops exhibition, 104-99, in double overtime (Free Press)
Old Navy to Sell College Team Gear (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Aug. 12
CMU to decide on strike Monday (Free Press)
Activist Boggs tells Asian-American journalists to 'grow our souls'" (Free Press)
OU medical school promises growth (Oakland Press)
Pawleys donate $738,000 to OU medical school (Oakland Press)
Med school donation (Free Press)
Patterson: Medical school will reverse 'brain drain' (Oakland Press)
OU heads for the border for exhibition games (Oakland Press)
Pawley Family Makes $738,000 Estate Gift to OU Medical School (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Thursday, Aug. 11
OU's Center for Autism Research to hold youth event (Oakland Press)
Pell Grants vital to state's future (Oakland Press)
College students shouldn't be receiving food stamps (Oakland Press)
Change in Mich. should be a guide for president (Detroit News)
Suit: School less than truthful (Free Press)
Keep college education affordable in Michigan (
Law Grads Sue Over Tuition (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Medical schools only part of cure (Detroit News)
How to Close the Skills Gap (Wall Street Journal)
Campus Life 101: Staying Sober (Wall Street Journal)
Life as an Academic Can Be Tough on Family (Wall Street Journal)
School of Medicine welcomes first students (C & G Newspapers)

Tuesday, Aug. 9
1st step for doctors (Free Press)
OU opens med school (Oakland Press)
Bid to organize denied at U-M (Free Press)
Oakland begins foreign travel tour on Saturday (Oakland Press)
Oakland University opens new medical school (Michigan Radio)

Monday, Aug. 8
Start of school year at CMU in jeopardy (Free Press)
30K in college kicked off food aid (Detroit News)
Reject unionization of U-M lab aides (Detroit News)
Oakland University medical school opens its doors (Crain's)
For 50 Future Doctors, OU's Medical School Story Began Monday (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Cooley Law School to open Florida campus (Crain's)

Sunday, Aug. 7
University tuition hits an ugle milestone; how can college be affordable again? (
New 'net price calculators' requited by law may bring sticker shock to families planning for college (
Doctor gives keynote speech at symposium on Pontiac (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Aug. 6
Lawyer slams school's lawsuit (Free Press)
Students disappointed over Promise Zone rules (Oakland Press)

Friday, Aug. 5
Oakland Univ. set to open med school (Detroit News)
Beaumont is committed to medical school mission (Detroit News)
Editorial: Feds should put brakes on Pell Grants (Detroit News)
In College Shopping 101, students learn less is more (USA Today)

Thursday, Aug. 4
Schostak family makes $1M pledge to OU med school (Oakland Press)
OU med school gets $1M pledge (Free Press)
New Oakland medical school gets $1M gift (Detroit News)
Schostak Family Philanthropic Foundation pledges $1 million to new Oakland University medical school (Crain's)
OU's Coriasso qualifies for U.S. Amateur tourney (Oakland Press)
Sinclair Russell headed to OU (Oakland Press)
OU board re-elects Baskin as chair (Oakland Press)
College Grants Spared From Spending Cuts (Wall Street Journal)
Schools Plan Leap Into Data (Wall Street Journal)
New Dean to Face State Budget Woes (Wall Street Journal)
More Business Schools Take Fresh Look at GRE (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Aug. 3
ROTC unite with top campuses (USA Today)
Grad students could pay thousands more (Free Press)
Symposium focuses on Pontiac's assets (Oakland Press)
Suite life boosts U-M (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 2
State to host GOP debate (Detroit News)
Presidential candidates to debate at OU (Free Press)
Republican presidential hopefuls to debate at OU (Oakland Press)
U-M to be paying 2 police chiefs (Free Press)
Director embraces job to aid Mich. cities (Detroit News)
What's a college frosh's parent to do? (USA Today)

Monday, Aug. 1
Affirmative action policies at universities on docket (Crain's)
Engineering degrees for the EV era (Crain's)
WSU vice president picked to head Michigan urban affairs office (Crain's)
Colleges look to Lake St. Clair for new programs (Crain's)