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October 2011

Monday, Oct. 31
What these 3 MacArthur Foundation winners do is genius (Free Press)
More families footing college bill (Detroit News)
Student loan program a farce (Detroit News)
New Velocity research/ incubation center gets rush of biz inquiries (Crain's)

Saturday, Oct. 29
U-M students prepare for work ahead after satellites hitch a ride to space (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 28
A new school of medicine (X-ology)
People profile: Dr. Virinder K. Moudgil (X-ology)
Healing hands (X-ology)
State of Entrepreneurialism? (Free Press)
Online critics are under fire (Free Press)
Beaumont asking patients to help settle Blue Cross dispute (Oakland Press)
Ad heats up hospital dispute (Detroit News)
Public universities lose funding, raise tuition (The State News)

Thursday, Oct. 27
Texas' Perry signs on for Oakland U. Republican debate (Detroit News)
Student loan relief outlined (Detroit News)
Obama's plan to help with surging student loan debt (Free Press)
Raise standards for expanding charter schools? (Free Press)
Sharon Miller named vice chancellor of external affairs at OCC (Detroit News)
Students who burn midnight oil now can do it in late-late classes (USA Today)
Green campuses are fine, but what about learning? (The Forum)
State university governance merits an outside look (Holland Sentinel)

Wednesday, Oct. 26
OU memorial service for students who died in accident held (Oakland Press)
State's college teams fail to impress in classroom (Detroit News)
Public Colleges Lead Rise In Tuition, Other Fees (NY Times)
Tuition rises 8% at public colleges (USA Today)

Tuesday, Oct. 25
OU mourns (Oakland Press)
Grief follows tragedies on metro roads (Free Press)
Funerals set for 6 victims of weekend car accidents (Free Press)
NCAA releases Graduation Success Rates for Michigan, MSU, others (Free Press)
Saginaw radiology group donates $100,000 to CMU medical school (

Monday, Oct. 24
OU mourns students killed in crash (Oakland Press)
Wrong-way crash on Lodge kills 5 (Detroit News)
12 die in weekend accidents (Free Press)
U-M solar car team's ideas on roads (Free Press)
Velocity launch (Crain's)
Romeo High grads, best friends die in car crash (Macomb Daily)
University of Michigan wants to enroll fewer students next year (Ann
University of Michigan's switch to Common App expected to bump freshman applications over 40,000 (Ann
New $3.5 million clubhouse could attract big golf tournament to OU (Detroit News)
State university students discuss campus concerns (Upper Michigan Source)

Sunday, Oct. 23
Crash on I-75 in Detroit kills 2 OU students and injures 1 (Free Press)
Rick Haglund: More Michigan students want to open businesses, study entrepreneurship (
Budget matter of quality vs. price (Eastern Echo)

Friday, Oct. 21
Businesses recognized during Rochester Regional Chamber event (Oakland Press)
U-M's fall enrollment at record levels for third year (Detroit News)
Five running for Rochester school board (Oakland Press)
Enrollment up (Free Press)
M.B.A.s Seek to Occupy Wall Street (Wall Street Journal)
Calculator aims to give more accurate tally of college cost (USA Today)
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and CNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood to moderate "Your Money, Your Vote: The Republican Presidential Debate" on Wednesday, Nov. 9th at 8 p.m. ET (New York Times)
MSU Board of Trustees approves three projects totaling more than $45 million (
Trustees renew authorization to proceed with medical school (WMU News)

Thursday, Oct. 20
Report faults college labs for poor safety record (USA Today)
Velocity launches in Sterling Heights (Source Newspapers)

Wednesday, Oct. 19
Grizzlies set to host Detroit under the lights (Oakland Press)
WSU med site gets tax break (Detroit News)
Coleman named (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 18
Velocity, a business incubator, opens in Sterling Heights (Macomb Daily)
Oakland soccer players take weekly honors (Oakland Press)
Study: Mich. on right track (Detroit News)
WSU leader will headline business event (Detroit News)
Apprentice programs in Michigan gear up to fill need in construction, manufacturing (Detroit News)
MEGA board OKs tax break for WSU medical office building (Detroit News)
Auditor: Eastern Michigan University too reliant on tuition revenue (Ann
Lansing Community College gets $727,000 grant to develop green building career pathway (
Five running for Rochester school board (Oakland Press)
EMU's budget shortfall expands to $4.6 million (Ann

Monday, Oct. 17
EMU: No connection between Eastern, U-M campus attacks (Free Press)
Velocity center aims to bring more defense, homeland security, advanced manufacturing jobs to Macomb County (Crain's)
'Velocity' Means Business Development and Jobs in Defense, Homeland Security, and Manufacturing for Macomb (Targeted News Service)
Business incubator open house to be held today (Detroit News)
College shopping: study the real cost (Detroit News)
GRCC leaders say new health insurance rules a factor as the number of full-time students drops (
Grand Valley State University trustees planning first meeting in Traverse City (
Learning-disabled students get firmer grip on college (USA Today)
Velocity: Macomb County, Oakland University, Sterling Heights team up on defense incubator (

Sunday, Oct. 16
College Diversity Nears Its Last Stand (NY Times)
University of Michigan spending $440 million to upgrade residence halls (Ann
OU names new dean to School of Nursing (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Oct. 15
Grizzlies' depth is at perimeter (Oakland Press)
Kampe isn't happy with 2nd-place pick (Detroit News)
Back-to-back OU champ OU playing 'underdog' role (Oakland Press)
Returning players provide depth (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 14
OU picked second in Summit (Oakland Press)
Hope College announces plans for new concert hall, music building, student center and art museum (
For Children of Same-Sex Couples, a Student Aid Maze (NY Times)

Thursday, Oct. 13
Oakland women picked 2nd in Summit (Oakland Press)
Beaumont cancer doctors' exits raise concerns (Free Press)
Most colleges not ready to ask about LGBT (Detroit News)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College faculty salaries and healthcare costs on the rise (
$7.8B University of Michigan endowment at highest level ever (Ann
Squeezed Out in India, Students Turn to U.S. (NY Times)
As Online Course Grow, So Does Financial Aid Fraud (NY Times)

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Meadow Brook to host murder mystery dinner (Oakland Press)
Club's cancellation is bigotry, author says (Free Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 11
Proposal stirs charter school debate: Choice vs. quality? (Free Press)
Expand school charters? Not before rules are tightened (Free Press)
It's game on at Lawrence Tech (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 10
Betty J. Youngblood (Oakland Press)
Cuts may silence college stations (USA Today)

Sunday, Oct. 9
Officials speak at EMU cyber summit (Oakland Press)
MEDC president to speak at Lawrence Tech (Oakland Press)
Campus tour now comes with an iPad (Chicago Tribune)

Thursday, Oct. 8
GVSU leaders: College understands the need for affordable higher education (
Grand Valley State switches to 'gender neutral' housing option for gay, transgender students (

Friday, Oct. 7
College grads lack needed job skills (Detroit News)

Thursday, Oct. 6
Oakland University's enrollment continues to climb (Oakland Press)
OU players named to preseason team (Oakland Press)
Universities should offer in-state tuition rates for immigrants (Free Press)
U-M to invest in startup firms (Detroit News)
U of M plans $50 million 'Third Century Initiative' (Free Press)
Young people key to Michigan's recovery (Detroit News)
Unions, students add voices to protesters' (Free Press)
College grads lack needed job skills (Detroit News)
College Grads Gain on M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
One Plus One Equals... (Wall Street Journal)
Short and Very Sweet (Wall Street Journal)
Border Crossing (Wall Street Journal)
Looking for an Edge (Wall Street Journal)
Business Majors, but With a Twist (Wall Street Journal)
Is an M.B.A. Worth It? (Wall Street Journal)
The State of a State School (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Oct. 5
Auburn Hills OKs apartment complex for graduate students (Oakland Press)
Presidents say there's no need to consolidate Michigan universities (Free Press)
Ex-EMU counselor's case is back in court (Free Press)
Tough call for college: Snowboarding or tanning? (USA Today)
Gap found between Latino populations, college (Chicago Tribune)

Tuesday, Oct. 4
Medical marijuana laws expose inconsistencies of U.S. drug policy (Oakland Press)
Wayne, UM and MSU presidents: We collaborate, and government involvement would make things worse (Crain's)
College enrollment is rising but new report reveals students aren't completing their degrees (
Hundreds attend MSU town hall after racial incidents (Detroit News)