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August 2012

Friday, Aug. 31
Oakland University, faculty union reach tentative agreement (Free Press)
Tentative agreement for Oakland University, faculty includes pay raises (Detroit News)
Oakland University professors reach 3-year deal (Oakland Press)
Oakland University, Professors Agree On Contract (CBS Detroit)
Oakland University, professors reach 3-year deal (Wood TV)
OU Looks Forward to Welcoming Students After Contract Settlement (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Thursday, Aug. 30
Oakland University faculty union optimistic new contract expected (Free Press)
Business briefing: Job hunt session, Startup Lean program, Henry Ford Macomb (Oakland Press)
Public schools are ripping a page from the college fundraising book (USA Today)
Colleges vary on roommate picks (USA Today)

Wednesday, Aug. 29
Obama tells students: Your vote is important (Free Press)
Help Your College Student Stay Healthy Away from  Home (Sci-Tech Today)

Tuesday, Aug. 28
Tenure issue key in WSU talks (Detroit News)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center and Oakland University School of Nursing partner in $2 million endowed professorship (Oakland Press)
In Defense of the Living, Breathing Professor (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Aug. 27
Commentary: Oakland University is helping students focus on the finish line (Detroit News)
Welcome To Freshman Disorientation (Wall Street Journal)
Warner Bros. Sets Up Used Car Lot on Oakland Campus (Detroit Auto Scene)

Sunday, Aug. 26
Informal business incubators spring up in Detroit (Mlive)
2 news charter schools to open in fall (Oakland Press)
Informal incubators foster collaboration (Free Press)
On College Move-In Day, Resist the U-Haul (NY Times)
WSU students scope out new digs on move-in day (Free Press)
Wayne State leader can't say no to work (Free Press)
Contract talks ongoing at Oakland University (Free Press)

Saturday, Aug. 25
Oakland University contract talks ongoing (Free Press)

Friday, Aug. 24
Average bear could be pretty smart (Science News)
Oakland University, faculty near contract deadline (Detroit News)
Who Deserves It? (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Aug. 23
Black Sky" forming as tornado movie films around Oakland County (Oakland Press)
Oakland University temporarily extends workers' union contract for fourth time as both sides continue bargaining in efforts to avoid strike (Oakland Press)
Letters to the editor: Aug. 24 (Oakland Press)
Hockey: Forward David Merkle spends offseason with 'Pure' volunteer group (Oakland Press)
Tips for college students on credit card use (USA Today)

Wednesday, Aug. 22
Donation to OU was Top Charitable Gift in Michigan So Far This Year (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Food Trucks: The Newest Rivalry on College Campuses (Wall Street Journal)
Campaigns weigh in on college costs (USA Today)

Tuesday, Aug. 21
Oakland University faculty contract extended pending new deal (Free Press)
Oakland University, professors' union extend labor contract (Crain's)
In Joey Travolta Film Camp at OU Kids Find Rhythm, Make Movies (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Monday, Aug. 20
Oakland University, faculty union to meet today to work on new contract (Free Press)
Oakland U. credits can count for MCC degree (Detroit News)
Contract Negotiations Continue for Faculty at Oakland University (CBS Detroit)
What makes cyber-weaned college freshmen click? (USA Today)
More Hispanics Are in College, Report Finds (NY Times)

Saturday, Aug. 18
AAUP faculty contracts extended through Monday (Oakland Post)
OU golf courses to host Michigan PGA Championship tournament (Detroit News)

Friday, Aug. 17
Jury awards $4.5 million to gay former U-M student body president (Detroit News)
Ex-assistant attorney general ordered to pay $4.5 million over blog attacks (Free Press)
Getting official word out via social media (USA Today)
Times change women's colleges (USA Today)
Eastern Michigan faculty will get 2% pay raises under new contract (Free Press)
Gilbert: Good old days of civility gone for lawmakers (Oakland Press)
Golf: Michigan PGA to be decided on OU courses (Daily Tribune)

Thursday, Aug. 16
Snyder names 2 new OU trustees (Free Press)
OU Board of Trustees President reappointed (Oakland Press)
Gov. Snyder Appoints 2 to Oakland University Board (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
OU, union reach agreement to extend deadline as bargaining talks continue (Oakland Press)
Photo captures garden's spirit (Detroit News)
Meadow Brook Hall hosts fine art 'Bricks and Mortar' exhibit (Oakland Press)
Engineers sought after in Mich. (Detroit News)
Macomb benefits from bipartisan partnerships (Detroit News)
Colleges Must Learn to Make the Sale (Wall Street Journal)
On Frogs, Fungi, and the New News Process (NY Times)

Wednesday, Aug. 15
Snyder names two new Oakland University board members (Free Press)
OU's Hamilton signs to play in Italy (Oakland Press)
Failing teacher-prep programs must go at 2 Michigan Colleges (Free Press)
Why the Doctor Can't See You (Wall Street Journal)
Freshman Challenge: a Virtually Decorated Dorm Room (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Aug. 14
Stem Cell Research Conference at OU Will Be Open to the Public (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Universities push e-textbook sales (USA Today)
Joey Travolta offers film camp for kids (MyFoxDetroit)
Governor appoints two to Oakland University board (Macomb Daily)
Cash-strapped students have access to free software (USA Today)

Monday, Aug. 13
How to make college more affordable (Free Press)
Tenure issue misunderstood (Crain's)
UM cancer researchers to consolidate campus location (Crain's)
Global Warming: Good for parasites (The Press-Enterprise)
Tornado Movie Filming in Rochester This Week (Oakland Township-Lake Orion Patch)
Police: 3 dead after gunman opens fire near campus (Free Press)

Sunday, Aug. 12
Tornado Movie Filming in Rochester This Week (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
The $400,000 Resume Booster (NY Times)

Thursday, Aug. 9
WMU breaks private gift annual record with $41M; credits new alumni website for boost (MLive)
Skype the vote: GRCC trustees debate value of attending meetings virtually (MLive)
Texas college bans pork from campus dining (USA Today)
Online education degrees skyrocket (USA Today)
Business incubator offers ideas laboratory (Macomb Daily)
Bring your business ideas to i-Hub (Metromode)

Wednesday, Aug. 8
OU trustees OK tuition increase of 2.96% (Free Press)
Oakland University raises tuition for 2012-13 (Crain's Detroit Business)
Shortage of skilled workers overblown, panel says (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 7
OU tuition increase approved (Oakland Press)
What GVSU learned from first graduates of new MBA program (MLive)
Oakland University raises in-state tuition 2.96 percent (Detroit News)
Oakland University students will pay 2.96% more in tuition next year (Free Press)
WSU gets it wrong on teacher tenure (Free Press)
Oakland University Raises Tuition 2.9% (CBS Detroit)
Oakland U. Raises Tuition 2.9% for 2012-13 (WWMT)
College Basketball Coach Goes 'Juice Only' For Cancer (CBS Detroit)

Monday, Aug. 6
INCubator opens idea center for local businesses (Oakland Press)
Focus: Business Education (Crain's)
Rising Student Debt Weakens Credit Story (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, Aug. 4
OU camp focuses on career preparation (The Daily Tribune)
OU men's basketball coach Greg Kampe dieting for a cause (Oakland Press)
OU steers clear of Chick-fil-A CEO's talk against gay marriage (Free Press)
Politicians must avoid Chick-fil-A controversy (Oakland Press)
Activists protest at Chick-fil-A stores (Detroit News)

Friday, Aug. 3
GPI collaborates on Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy (Red Orbit)
Student protests raise philosophical and practical issues (Inside Higher Ed)
Holland firm: College sports brands 'a multi-million business' (Holland Sentinal)

Thursday, Aug. 2
Oakland University distances itself from Chik-fil-A president's comments (Detroit News)
More B-schools choose women as deans (Wall Street Journal)
Why an all-female school may be best training ground (Wall Street Journal)
The risks of a one-year M.B.A. (Wall Street Journal)
Oakland University doesn't share anti-gay views of Chick-fil-A's CEO (Oakland Press)
Kampe goes on fast (Oakland Press)
Oakland's efforts to lure health firms make gains (Detroit News)
Peanut Gallery Players perform musical rendition of 'The Ugly Duckling' at OU (Oakland Press)
Wayne State right to tackle tenure (Detroit News)
WSU, faculty extend contract (Free Press)

Wednesday, Aug. 1
Led by University of Michigan, state colleges spent $2.1 million lobbying state, federal lawmakers (
OCC to ban smoking outdoors on campus (Oakland Press)