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November 2012

Friday, Nov. 30
Snyder names 2 WMU trustees (Oakland Press)
U-M provost to lead Dartmouth (Oakland Press)
U-M provost named president of Dartmouth (Detroit News)
Bereaved parents need student loan relief (Detroit News)
Saying No to College (NY Times)
Ferris State University to pump $35 million into renovating student center (MLive)

Thursday, Nov. 29
Hutton earns Summit League honor (Oakland Press)
Opposing points of view: Affirmative action (Detroit News)
Still no deal for WSU faculty; talks set for Friday (Free Press)
U-M prof linked to trading scheme retires (Free Press)
For Certain College Students, This Test Requires a Plunge (Wall Street Journal)
University of Michigan student group rallies for tuition freeze (Ann Arbor)

Wednesday, Nov. 28
Oakland University radio station organizes fashion show for cancer awareness (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Nov. 27
Men's Basketball: More poor shooting dooms Oakland's three-peat over Vols (Oakland Press)
Women's Basketball: Oakland passes coach's test, beats Michigan-Dearborn (Oakland Press)
Denver to leave WAC to join Oakland in Summit League (Oakland Press)
Wiedmer: Martin's Tennessee Vols 'much better' than Oakland saw last year (Times Free Press)
Public education's big challenge: Innovate or die (Detroit News)
Marcus Buggs settles in at Western after a rough summer (Free Press)
States post grads' pay by college and degree (USA Today)
Ferris criticizes state's approach to funding higher education; calls some requirements 'intrusive' (MLive)
Ferris State University looks to better serve Latino students (MLive)
$1.28B: University of Michigan top U.S. public college in research spending (Ann Arbor)

Monday, Nov. 26
Avondale, OU team up to launch magnet school (Oakland Press)
OU seeks third straight win over Vols (Oakland Press)
Oakland stumbles at Niagara (Oakland Press)
MEDC competition's earmarks target tech incubators (Crain's)
Wayne State could be eyeing $750M capital campaign goal (Crain's)
UM to tweet on research prizes (Free Press)

Sunday, Nov. 25
Despite entrenched factions, two-party system likely to remain (Oakland Press)
Transgender students seek unisex bathrooms at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Europe's Budget Crisis Hits Universities (NY Times)
The Cost of Dropping Out (Wall Street Journal)
Four Decades Later, Kent State Turns a Page (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, Nov. 24
Hatching Ideas, and Companies, by the Dozens at M.I.T. (NY Times)
Michigan State 70, Oakland 52: Keith Appling's shooting saves sloppy Spartans (Free Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 21
Rush to school reform likely to get it wrong (Free Press)
Bader lifts Golden Grizzlies past Texas Southern (Oakland Press)
U-M professor linked to case alleging illegal fund profits (Free Press)
U-M professor tied to $276 million trade scheme (Associated Press)
Federal charges added against CMU professor accused of having child porn (Oakland Press)
Activist pleads guilty in WSU professor threats (Free Press)
Mark Stone: On a World Beat (The Hindu)

Tuesday, Nov. 20
Oakland University signs educational agreement with Changchun University of Technology (Prosper)
Wayne State gets $5M for scholarships, literacy (Detroit News)
Ferris State, looking to boost its profile, hires well-known Michigan consultant (Mlive) The Choice: Demystifying College Admissions and Aid (NY Times)

Monday, Nov. 19
How Calvin College edged out other Grand Rapids-area colleges to land most international students (Mlive)
Ferris State's outgoing board chair reflects on his tenure after Gov. Rick Snyder appoints new members (Mlive)
Obama nominates U-M education dean to serve on National Science Foundation (Free Press)
College of future could be come one, come all (New York Times)
Online-education trend continues (USA Today)

Sunday, Nov. 18
How free speech died on campus (Wall Street Journal)
Oakland University recruits Chinese students (Oakland Press)
A microscopic stem cell may solve many of our biggest health troubles (Free Press)
Stem cells' promise hits funding wall in MIchigan (Free Press)
Michigan has huge hopes for tiny stem cells (Free Press)
Bader has taken big step for OU (Oakland Press)
No comeback for OU women (Oakland Press)
Meadow Brook Hall dazzles for 40th holiday walk at OU (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 16
Michigan Senate once rejected one of Gov. Rick Snyder's new picks for GVSU board (Mlive) Mich. affirmative action ban ruled unconstitutional (Detroit News)
College grads' job prospects to grow slightly (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 15
Higher education cannot be allowed to fail (Oakland Press)
Ingrid Jensen joins OU Jazz Band for concert (Oakland Press)
Oakland ready for second round of NCAA tournament (Oakland Press)
MSU art museum finally opens (Detroit News)
It's time to end alumni preferences (Detroit News)
MSU report finds modest growth in job market for new college grads (Free Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 14
Does President Obama have a mandate? (Detroit News)
2 new EMU regents are appointed (Free Press)
Bond for CMU prof set at $500K in porn case (Free Press)
Q & A with Jordan Miller: University of Michigan's social media director talks about giving the school a voice (Ann
Errant message of 'shots fired' sends scare through metro Detroit university (The Lookout)
Oakland women's soccer upsets No. 4 seed Ohio State, advances to Round 2 of NCAA Tournament (MLive)

Tuesday, Nov. 13
Wayne State University president steps down (Oakland Press)
WSU starts search for next president (Detroit News)
OU: Warning of shooting a mistake (Free Press)
Voicemail, Sent in Error, Alerts Students to 'Shots Fired' on OU Campus (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
OU sends out false emergency message of 'shots fired' on campus (Oakland Press)
Listen: Oakland University accidentally sends out "shots fired" voicemail while testing alert system (
Oakland University student group calls for Unisex bathrooms on campus  (
Eastern Michigan University grads to don gowns made from recycled plastic bottles (Ann
College Credit Eyed for Online Courses (NY Times)
Tuition freeze: A college springboard? (USA Today)

Monday, Nov. 12
Holiday tradition begins: "A Christmas Carol" at Meadow Brook Theatre (Oakland Press)
Student waives right to preliminary examination (Oakland Post)
Tuition, graduation rates concerns in WSU search for president (Free Press)
WSU to start hunt to replace retiring leader (Free Press)
Women's basketball: Oakland's "Fantastic Four' freshmen lead to victory over American (Oakland Press)
Women's basketball: Oakland's Annemarie Hamlet named Summit League Player of the Week (Oakland Press)
Advice from a Lonely College Republican (NY Times)
College council to weigh in on granting credit for online work (USA Today)

Sunday, Nov. 11
Educational programs help learning disabled succeed in college (Oakland Press)
Women's soccer: Oakland beats Ohio State, advances to second round of NCAA tournament (Oakland Press)
Oakland men's soccer upset by Western Illinois in Summit League final (MLive)
Child's Education, but Parents' Crushing Loans (NY Times)
President of West Michigan real estate investment company tapped as new chairman of Ferris State board (MLive)

Saturday, Nov. 10
How to Bridge the Hiring Gap (NY Times)

Friday, Nov. 9
Golden Grizzlies open season against Albion (Oakland Press)
Star architect gifts a great building to MSU (Free Press)
CMU suspends prof who faces child porn possession charges (Free Press)
CMU professor accused of having child pornography on computer (Oakland Press) Ferris State University looking to promote undergraduate research (MLive)
WMU unveils sustainability project and research 'incubator' at former university bookstore site (MLive)
Rick Snyder announces cyber security facility at Eastern Michigan University (Ann

Wednesday, Nov. 7
Mondy making a difference - on and off the court (Free Press)
Election 2012: Will new Democratic regents challenge tuition increases at University of Michigan? (
Mark Delorey, WMU financial director, national recognized for role in developing foster care scholarship program (MLive)
Dems keep reins; voters help WCCCD (Free Press)
Passage of Prop. 30 hailed by educators (LA Times)

Tuesday, Nov. 6
What a panel at a community college can teach about life (Detroit News)
Oakland has the experience (Detroit News)
Around the state - Women's basketball (Free Press)
Michigan helps propel Democrat Obama to victory (Detroit News)
Michigan fails to deliver for home son Romney (Detroit News)
Colleges extend deadline for applications (USA Today)
Want to talk about Election 2012? Panel of Experts with convene at OU (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Monday, Nov. 5
Metro + state: Oakland women's soccer win Summit League Championship (Free Press)
Interim president appointed at Auburn Hills OCC (Oakland Press)
Oakland women's basketball (Oakland Press)
Oakland women advance to NCAA tournament (Oakland Press)
Female grads, take on pay issue (Detroit News)

Sunday, Nov. 4
Guest opinion: Plenty of parks make Oakland County a great place to live, work and play (Oakland Press)
Much will change, but systems would keep own names (Crain's)

Friday, Nov. 2
University board elections draw attention as college costs rise (Free Press)
Ex-Penn State president charged, accused of hushing up sex abuse allegations in Jerry Sandusky case (Free Press)
Auburn Hills OCC interim president appointed; OU senior advisor named (Oakland Press)
Eastern Michigan University increases Detroit presence (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 1
WIlliam Beaumont Health System merger with Henry Ford system (News compilation)
Dulio: The race to 270 (Detroit News)
The value of a college degree vs. the debt it takes to earn it (Washington Post)
When in Doubt, M.B.A.s Turn to 'Bible' (Wall Street Journal)