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October 2012

Wednesday, Oct. 31
Beaumont to announce merger talks with Henry Ford system (Detroit News)
Henry Ford, Beaumont Health systems to announce merger talks in blockbuster deal (Free Press)
EMU board approves 3 new charter schools (Oakland Press)
Bader bombs Davenport as OU wins exhibition (Oakland Press)
Area collegians shine at league meets (Oakland Press)
3 races key to Mich. Congress delegation control (San Francisco Chronicle)
Watkins, Yang Address Michigan-China Forum (CBS Detroit)
Oakland University Presents 'Spring Awakening' (

Tuesday, Oct. 30
Oakland University: At rec center, employees find nothing's for fee (Michigan's Healthiest Employers)
OU political science chairman: storm could affect election (Oakland Press)
Surprise: PR Nightmare didn't damage Chick-fil-A (USA Today)
'Red Dawn' features Michigan landmarks, hits theaters Nov. 21 (Oakland Press)
Campus as Obstacle Course (NY Times)

Monday, Oct. 29
OU alumni giving back to community via Excellence for Detroit nonprofit (Oakland Press)
Auburn Hills working to ensure higher education for residents (Oakland Press)
Opening of new charters criticized (Detroit News)
DPS helping students see their way to college (Detroit News)
University of Michigan athletes sign social media policy in bid to avoid controversy as Twitter incidents multiply (Ann

Friday, Oct. 26
Answer to e-books? Renting textbooks (USA Today)
Finding the right hires is among biggest hurdles for WMU School of Medicine, dean says (MLive)

Thursday, Oct. 25
Seminar focuses on promoting Michigan businesses in China (Oakland Press)
Actor Joey Travolta, Oakland University brightening lives of children with autism (Oakland Press)
Enrollment trends: Out-of-state students form 42.6 percent of University of Michigan's freshman class (Ann

Wednesday, Oct. 24
8 Michigan universities see jump in enrollment (Free Press)
Lawrence Tech to host breast cancer discussion (Oakland Press)
Report says College Prices, Once Stable, Are Up Again (NY Times)
College costs up - at a slower rate (USA Today)
The Hidden Campus Crisis (Wall Street Journal)
Princeton Review names SVSU 'outstanding business school' (MLive)

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Experts: Debate evenly matched (Detroit News)
University of Michigan shrinks freshman class but grows overall fall 2012 enrollment to 43,426 (Ann
University of Michigan sees enrollment rise again (Detroit News)
Pace of tuition hikes slows at four-year public colleges (LA Times)

Monday, Oct. 22
Staff survey: Mary Sue Coleman among most popular college presidents (Ann

Sunday, Oct. 21
Promise Zone scholarships increase; fundraising to start (Oakland Press)
Teaching the ABCs of College Costs (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Oct. 19
Oakland University basketball coach shares her story of being sexually abused by father (Oakland Press)
Francis shares trying past (Detroit News)
U-M to create new security unit after child porn probe (Detroit News)
Child porn case brings U-M safety changes (Free Press)
Impact of States' Voter Laws Can Be Difficult to Identify (Wall Street Journal)
Jobs surge for 2-year degrees (USA Today)
How to Reduce America's Talent Deficit (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Oct. 18
Oakland University to offer in-state tuition to all U.S. military veterans (Oakland Press)
Oakland U coach breaks silence about sexual abuse (Seattle Times)
Sex abuse victim, author to speak at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Bader, Valentine earn preseason league honors (Oakland Press)
Debt for new grads on rise (Detroit News)
University of Phoenix to close eight Michigan locations (Detroit News)
Beckie Francis, Oakland University Basketball Coach, Breaks Silence About Sexual Abuse (Huffpost Detroit)

Wednesday, Oct. 17
Reuss: U.S. lags in engineering grads (Free Press)
GRCC responds to pricing and scheduling concerns raised by MLive reader (MLive)
University of Michigan seeking input on revamped sexual misconduct policy (Ann Arbor)
Rising College Costs Pose Test for Obama on Education Policies (NY Times)

Tuesday, Oct. 16
Debate a second chance for President Obama (Detroit News)
More community college students commuting to multiple campuses (LA Times)

Monday, Oct. 15
Take action on student debt (Crain's)
Affirmative action without race preferences (Detroit News)
Paying Professor Warren (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Oct. 14
Oakland University hosts Meet the Candidates Open House Tuesday Oct. 23 (Oakland Press)
Social education: universities learn as they expand social media presence (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 13
Grizzlies make NCAA their goal (Free Press)
Kampe improves team's conditioning (Detroit News)
OU preparing for life without Watterworth (Oakland Press)
Hamilton-less Grizzlies ready to go (Oakland Press)
Western Mich. med school breaks ground (Detroit News)
The Unraveling of Affirmative Action (Wall Street Journal)
SVSU's low tuition helps keep student loan default rate at 6.6 percent (MLive)
Curriculum and best-practices are behind the design of new WMU School of Medicine (MLive)

Wednesday, Oct. 10
2 court battles on affirmative action could affect admissions at Michigan schools (Free Press)
Why GVSU thinks renting cars by the hour will be a hit with students (MLive)
Justices Weigh Race as Factor at Universities (NY Times)
A Liberal Critique of Racial Preferences (Wall Street Journal)
An Admissions Policy That Prizes Diversity (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Oct. 9
Ryan: GOP has 'good chance' to win Mich. (Detroit News)
Ryan comes to raise cash, GOP's hopes (Free Press)
Ryan: 'I want to earn your support' (Oakland Press)
Ryan Addresses Thousands at OU Rally: 'Let's Go Out and Get This Done' (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Ryan promises opportunity, economic growth at OU visit (C and G News)
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan holds rally at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Kid Rock supports Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Salon)
Kid Rock introduces GOP veep candidate Paul Ryan, says he's sorry Obama 'did not do better' (Fox News)
Western Michigan University to break ground on medical school renovations Friday (MLive)
A high-stakes battle for higher education (LA Times)
Levin urges legislators to prioritize higher education (Daily Staff Reporter)
Western Michigan University to break ground on medical school renovations Friday (MLive)

Monday, Oct. 8
Kid Rock to join Ryan at OU campaign stop (Detroit News)
Romney, Ryan Supporters Get Ready for Rally at OU tonight (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Kid Rock Helps VP Hopeful Ryan, Risks Irking Fans (NPR)
Kid Rock & Paul Ryan? Rocker isn't worried about upsetting fans (Huff Post)
Anti-Obama tour to travel from Brighton to Paul Ryan rally (Livingston Daily)
Kid Rock not shy about supporting GOP's Romney and Ryan ticket, even if it irks a few fans (Washington Post)
Kid Rock to introduce Congressman Paul Ryan at Oakland University (MLive)
Paul Ryan And Kid Rock Stir Up Crowd at Oakland University (CBS Detroit)
Kid Rock to team with Paul Ryan at rally in Detroit suburbs (Los Angeles Times)
VP candidate Paul Ryan scheduled to appear at Oakland University 'victory rally' (Michigan Radio)
Paul Ryan campaigns at Oakland University (The Michigan Daily)
Oakland University hosting Paul Ryan, Kid Rock at campaign stop tonight (Detroit News)
Kid Rock, crowd of 4,000 cheer VP candidate Ryan at Oakland University (Free Press)
Oakland University news (Forbes)
Ryan rallies crowd at Oakland University (Daily Tribune)

Sunday, Oct. 7
Beware metro Detroit: The feds are out -- and looking for payback on late student loans (Free Press)
Hundreds in Michigan sued over thousands that they owe in late loans (Free Press)
Ferris State searches for solutions to student debt crisis (Free Press)
Sunday Dialogue: Using Race in Admissions (NY Times)
Colleges Value Diversity, But Will the Court? (NY Times)
Kid Rock to introduce Paul Ryan at OU rally (Lansing State Journal)

Saturday, Oct. 6
GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan to attend rally Monday at Oakland University (Free Press)
VP Hopeful Paul Ryan Headed to Oakland County (Patch)
Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan to hold rally on campus (Oakland Post)

Friday, Oct. 5
Help, don't punish, families with truant children (Detroit News)
College students learn the value of voting during rally (Free Press)
Health care act's glaring omission: Liability reform (CNN)
Aquinas College's new fundraising chief: "All the stars are aligned for us" (MLive)
CMU College of Medicine designs unveiled (Daily News)

Thursday, Oct. 4
Oakland University breaks ground on engineering center (Oakland Press)
Oakland University hosts ground breaking ceremony for new engineering center (Daily Tribune)
OU Breaks Ground on $74.6 Million Engineering Center (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Mich. experts: Romney clear debate winner (Detroit News)
Residents invited to fight against breast cancer by walking at OU (Oakland Press)
WSU selects deputy president (Detroit News)
Recovering from cancer, WSU president gets help to run school (Free Press)
Faculty: Labor dispute hurts WSU's status (Free Press)
B-Schools Don't Budget on Aid, Except When They Do (Wall Street Journal)
What Schools Want (Wall Street Journal)
The Admissions Puzzle: Getting the Student Mix Right for the Classroom (Wall Street Journal)
What Campuses Can Learn From Online Teaching (Wall Street Journal)
Athersys Presents Research Progress in Its Multiple Sclerosis Program (Nasdaq)
Western Michigan University bookstore struggles to compete with online companies; considers outsourcing management (MLive)

Wednesday, Oct. 3
Stakes are high as Obama, Romney kick off debates (Detroit News)
Conference focuses on latest in stem cell research (Oakland Press)
Car catches fire at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Students react to naked MSU professor incident (Oakland Press)
Study: Race-neutral admissions can work (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Oct. 2
Economic research institute dubs Ann Arbor No. 1 small city to attend college (Ann Arbor)