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November 2011

Wednesday, Nov. 30
OU dance show set for Thursday (Oakland Press)
Where Were Penn State's Trustees? (Wall Street Journal)
President's Firing Stirs Up Oregon Campus (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Nov. 29
Grizzlies stop Volunteers (Free Press)
OU downs Tennessee again (Detroit News)
OU tops Tennessee, 89-81, on national television (Oakland Press)
Hamilton scores 35 points to pace Oakland, Mich., to 89-81 victory over Tennessee (Washington Post)
Oakland vs. Tennessee final score: Grizzlies upset volunteers again, 89-81 (SB Nation Detroit)
OU grabs program-affirming upset victory over Tennessee (
$30M spent in Promise tuition (Detroit News)
Electronic textbooks? U-M students may have lighter backpacks starting next fall (Ann
Recipe for Middle-Class Jobs (Wall Street Journal)
Entrepreneurs are public servants, too (USA Today)

Monday, Nov. 28
Colleges use aid to court students (Hechinger Report)
OU campus filled with meaningful sculptures (Oakland Press)
Rough welcome for OU trio (Oakland Press)
Kampe says retiring Benson's number was an easy call (Oakland Press)
OU in national spotlight again (Rochester Patch)
Keys to college students' success often overlooked, report says (LA Times)

Sunday, Nov. 27
College requirements: Notebooks, textbooks and iPads? (
OU tries to remain affordable as tuition goes up around the state (Oakland Press)
Students fear loan debt in poor job market (Oakland Press)
Director Michael Moore to speak at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Oakland University ready for its turn under the lights (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Nov. 26
OU will retire Benson's No. 34 in ceremony (Free Press)
Auburn Hills cuts into barber's plan (Free Press)

Friday, Nov. 25
Oakland GOP debate seminal moment for field (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 24
Reliving history at Meadow Brook Hall (Oakland Press)
With contract at stalemate, CMU faculty may strike soon (Free Press)
MSU's picture problem (Detroit News)
Women fake orgasms to stop men being unfaithful, claims study (Huffington Post UK)

Wednesday, Nov. 23
OU women nipped by Providence (Oakland Press)
OU tops Houston (Oakland Press)
Donor gives $7M to MSU geology dept. (Detroit News)
MSU prof's nude photos stir debate (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Nov. 22
New Auburn Hills housing for OU, Cooley grad students (Oakland Press)
Almost finished (Oakland Press)
EMU abuzz over Kilpatrick date (Detroit News)

Monday, Nov. 21
Mich. voters are backing Romney ahead of GOP primary, poll shows (Free Press)

Sunday, Nov. 20
Colleges may lose aid if they fail goals (Free Press)
Flub not to be forgotten (Free Press)

Saturday, Nov. 19
College cooperation (Detroit News)
What They Don't Teach Law Students: Lawyering (New York Times)
College Does Pay Off But It's No Free Ride (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Nov. 18
Good news at last for college graduates: an improved job outlook (Christian Science Monitor)
Controversial college gossip site founder rebrands himself (USA Today)

Thursday, Nov. 17
Oakland University shines in debate (Detroit News)
Debate echoes on talk shows, campaign trail (Free Press)
Grizzlies head home after big win in D.C. (Oakland Press)
Oakland University social work program receives national accreditation (
As New Graduates Return to Nest, Economy Also Feels the Pain. (New York Times)
Would-Be Engineers Hit Books the Hardest, a Study Finds (New York Times)
Dorm closings will force some University of Michigan students to look off campus (Ann
Foreign firms troll for tech grads (USA Today)

Wednesday, Nov. 16
Watterworth breaks 1000 to power Oakland past American (Oakland Press)
Where the Deer Are: Map Shows Hubs for Car-Deer Crashes in Rochester (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Dodge history told through rare jewels (Detroit News)
Conference to explore sexuality and gender issues in education (Between The Lines)

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Oakland University falls 74-57 to No. 16 Alabama (Oakland Press)

Monday, Nov. 14
Private-school kids may get state funds (Free Press)
Struggling grads get help on loans (Detroit News)
Petros, Oakland to be tested at 'Bama (Oakland Press)
Why Student Loans Are Riskier Bets (Wall Street Journal)
More foreign students studying in USA (USA Today)
Former Flint Powers guard LaVal Lucas-Perry will make his hoops debut for Oakland University tonight (
'Oops' Moment Takes on a Life of Its Own (New York Times)

Sunday, Nov. 13
Despite state cuts, university education still within reach (Free Press)
Google Street View goes off road (Free Press)
Animal McMansion? Trading Dorms for the Suburbs (NY Times)

Saturday, Nov. 12
On College Campuses, a Separate Justice System With a History of Favoring Athletes (NY Times)
CMU faculty union rejects contract offer (Detroit News)
CMU makes contract offer to faculty (Free Press)

Friday, Nov. 11
Today's shout-out...goes to Oakland University (Detroit News)
Issues trumped attacks at local GOP debate (Detroit News)
Top GOP hopefuls stump in Metro area (Detroit News)
GOP candidates take on Oakland (Oakland Press)
Romney, Cain work to woo Mich. voters (Free Press)
Leader Watterworth sees better Grizzlies (Detroit News)
The candidate who should be gone (The Virginian-Pilot)

Thursday, Nov. 10
Dems: Romney said 'let Detroit go bankrupt' (Oakland Press)
OU students react during debate watch party (Oakland Press)
Loyal Ron Paul supporters rally at OU (Oakland Press)
GOP contenders make their case (Oakland Press)
Economy takes center stage in Mich. debate (Free Press)
Gingrich, Romney win big with debate viewers at OU (Free Press)
Auto bailouts criticized (Detroit News)
Debate buries Perry, Romney aims low (Detroit News)
Cain is steadfast under pressure (Detroit News)
Oakland U. senior sings anthem at GOP debate (Journal Register)
Surveys Liven Up OU Presidential Debate Watch (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
GOP economic debate sees Perry stumble (Detroit News)
Cain Says Thousands Back His Character (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Nov. 9
GOP presidential debate at Oakland University tonight; events planned during the day (Oakland Press)
Democrats target Romney on eve of GOP presidential debate at Oakland U. (Oakland Press)
Mich. in spotlight as GOP debates economy (Detroit News)
GOP debaters should speak to Mich. issues (Detroit News)
An expert's advice: Stick to the issues (Free Press)
U-M grad student staff may unionize (Free Press)
Hamilton ready to lead Grizzlies (Free Press)
Versatility key for Watterworth, Grizzlies (Free Press)
No debating this OU win (Oakland Press)
Watch Party Gives OU students a Chance to Weigh in on National Debate (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Students Pick Easier Majors Despite Less Pay (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Nov. 8
OU prepares for national coverage (Oakland Press)
Debate has Oakland County in spotlight (Oakland Press)
Republican debate gives boost to local businesses (Oakland Press)
Controversy mounts for Cain days before debate (Detroit News)
Macomb Community College: Our gateway to advanced degrees (Macomb Now Magazine)
OU president on GOP debate: 'This puts us on the map.' (Free Press)
From Ivy League to Traveling Salesman (Wall Street Journal)
Tuition spikes because of sports (Detroit News)
Student Body Left (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Nov. 7
CNBC staging GOP presidential debate using OU stand-ins (Oakland Press)
GOP presidential candidates criticize auto bailout (Detroit News)
U-M union debate is far-reaching (Free Press)
Getting help, getting ahead: WSU incubator guides Midtown hair salon owner (Free Press)
Oakland women win Summit title (Oakland Press)
Substance please at Michigan GOP debate (Washington Post)
For many middle-income families, elite colleges no longer within reach (Free Press)
Training Athletes for M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
Asian Schools Reach Out To the West (Wall Street Journal)
Saving Politics For After Class (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Nov. 6
GOP debate brings national attention to OU (Oakland Press)
Patterson to give opening remarks at GOP debate (Oakland Press)
GOP contenders to face off at OU (Free Press)
One debate after another, GOP video full of familiar faces (Free Press)

Saturday, Nov. 5
GOP debate coming to OU (Detroit News)
Amended complaint filed against Baskin (Oakland Press)
GVSU leaders say per-student state funding remains lowest in the state (

Friday, Nov. 4
8 Republicans to participate in GOP debate (Oakland Press)
Michigan issues key for GOP (Detroit News)
Herman Cain, Mitt Romney among Republican candidates to debate at OU (Free Press)
High-tech healing (Free Press)
Ferris State University freezes room and board rates (

Thursday, Nov. 3
GOP, OU gear up for next week's presidential debate (Oakland Press)
Oakland U. announces slate for GOP debate (Detroit News)
Oakland University vigil planned for students in October crash (Free Press)
Not enough doctors (Free Press)
Golden Grizzlies ready for win-or-go-home weekend (Oakland Press)
Woman named new EMU provost, VP (Detroit News)