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January 2013

Thursday, Jan. 31
Renowned violinist to join Oakland University jazz group (Oakland Press)
WSU faculty wants deal before right to work starts (Detroit News)
New University of Michigan provost considered 'visionary' by peers (Ann Arbor)
Law Schools' Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut (NY Times)
Off Off Off Campus (NY Times)

Wednesday, Jan. 30
EMU student's death is ruled a homicide (Free Press)
EMU student's autopsy is inconclusive (Detroit News)
Students warned to watch for spiked drinks (Free Press)
Central Michigan University medical school reaches 80 percent of $25 million fundraising goal (MLive)
Lansing Community College spring semester enrollment declines (MLive)
Credit for Internships: Is It Due? (NY Times)

Tuesday, Jan. 29
Take the Survey: Rochester College or Rochester University (The Sheild)

Monday, Jan. 28
Kampe sets his goals high (Detroit News)
Oakland University coach Greg Kampe picks up win No. 500 (Oakland Press)
Oakland University basketball player Travis Bader earns multiple player of the week honors after 47-point game (MLive)
College Planning: A Crash Course on Paying the Bill (Wall Street Journal)
University of Michigan presence growing on Chinese social networking website Weibo (Ann
UM-Flint online nursing graduate program called third best in nation (MLive)
Financial Times ranks Michigan State Broad College of Business MBA program best in U.S.,  No. 2 globally for placement success (MLive)
GRCC board gives the 'OK' to develop differential tuition rate for dual enrolled students (MLive)
Too soon to cheer rise in high-school grad rates (USA Today)

Saturday, Jan. 26
Kampe sets his goals high (Detroit News)
Oakland University coach Greg Kampe picks up win No. 500 (Oakland Press)
Revolution Hits the Universities (NY Times)

Friday, Jan. 25
College Degree, No CLass Time Required (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Jan. 24
Liberal arts colleges are losing their value (Oakland Press)
Saginaw's Tommie McCune dismissed from Oakland University basketball team (MLive)
Men's basketball: Oakland beats IUPUI behind 47-point outburst from Travis Bader (Oakland Press)
Minigrants awarded in Oakland County to promote health and wellness (Oakland Press)
College leaders: Focus on ensuring students get degrees (Washington Post)
How America's Top Colleges Reflect (and Massively Distort) the Country's Racial Evolution (The Atlantic)
To Raise Graduation Rate, Colleges Are Urged to Help a Changing Student Body (NY Times)

Wednesday, Jan. 23
Michigan's University Research Corridor had $15.5B economic impact (Detroit News)
Michigan Research Corridor generates jobs and $15.5B in economic impact, study finds (Free Press)
Health Law Pinches Colleges (Wall Street Journal)
Public Universities to Offer Free Online Classes for Credit (NY Times)
SAE team to represent OU at North American International Auto Show (Prosper)
Avondale, OU to open new laboratory school this fall (C & G News)
Local foundation supports OU efforts to promote urban gardening (Prosper)
Regina Carter: World-Renowned Jazz Violinist Cherishes Her Detroit Roots (Prosper)
Ads in last Michigan Supreme Court election were like a 'drive-by shooting' (Oakland Press)
Grizzlies revamp defense to try to climb Summit (Free Press)
Men's basketball: Oakland looking to keep home-court advantage at O'rena (Oakland Press)
Focus on teaching our teachers (Detroit News)
Colleges Overproducing Elementary Teachers, Data Finds (Education Week)

Tuesday, Jan. 22
LTU president receives distinguished alumnus award (Oakland Press)
State fails higher education test (Detroit News)
OU professor speaks out on Algerian hostage crisis (Oakland Press)
Scholarship winners seek to emulate King (Detroit News)
Colleges Overproducing Elementary Teachers, Data Finds (Education Week)

Monday, Jan. 21
OU honors King with 21st scholarship awards (Oakland Press)
Oakland University scholarships honor King's legacy (Detroit News)
Michiganians head to Obama's second inaugural to 'live history' (Detroit News)

Sunday, Jan. 20
Meadow Brook Hall given $18,000 grant (Oakland Press)
OU names associate vice president of communications and marketing (Oakland Press)
OU's home streak snapped (Oakland Press)
Events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Free Press)

Saturday, Jan. 19
MLK events (Detroit News)

Friday, Jan. 18
Clawson pianoman grabs 2.1 million YouTube views (Oakland Press)
Men's basketball: Oakland recovers to beat Kansas to start homestand (Oakland Press)
Women's basketball: Olivia Nash leads Oakland to win at Kansas City (Oakland Press)
Tuition to go up at Macomb Community College (Free Press)
A night of rape, arson and theft ends with a Facebook post and a bullet (Free Press)
'Well folkes im about to get shot. Peace'; Mount Pleasant kidnapping suspect posts to Facebook just before being shot to death (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Jan. 17
Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards Celebration (Free Press)
U-M prof dies of crash injuries (Free Press)
Baskin's public affairs television show to feature Oakland charities (Oakland Press)
A restructuring Oakland Community College creates new positions (Oakland Press)
Athletics get more dollars than academics (USA Today)
Putting college in reach for Michigan foster children (Bridge)

Wednesday, Jan. 16
OU offers two nights of opera (Oakland University)
Next Made-in-China Boom: College Graduates (NY Times)
Moody's Gives Colleges a Negative Grade (NY Times)
At Many Top Public Universities, Intercollegiate Sports Come at an Academic Price (NY Times)

Tuesday, Jan. 15
Clarity and Confusion from Tuition Calculators (NY Times)
Gov. Snyder Will Speak During King Day Celebration (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Monday, Jan. 14
$58,000 trip to Brazil aids U-M research, outreach efforts (Free Press)
Ex-teacher arrested in wife's killing (Free Press)
Ex-EMU teacher charged in death (Detroit News)
College still good investment (USA Today)
Saudi students flood U.S. for English class (USA Today)
Official NAIAS app sponsored exclusively by Oakland University (The Auto Channel)
Meadow Brook Hall Awarded Funding From State Arts Organization (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
The Rise of the Accreditor as Big Man on Campus (Wall Street Journal)
Retirement Living: College towns lure Boomers (USA Today)

Sunday, Jan. 13
Bison stun OU women (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Jan. 12
Wright leads Bison men over Oakland to improve to 15-3 (In Forum)
Oakland University adds 'Downton Abbey' class, complete with tea and scones (

Friday, Jan. 11
University receives gift for carillon tower (Oakland Press)
Oakland University students, staff traveling to D.C. for inauguration (Oakland Press)
Colleges Lose Pricing Power (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Jan. 10
Downturn still squeezes colleges and universities (NY Times)
University of Michigan regents to forgo public meeting for California trip (USA Today) Colleges' physical education requirements lose muscle (USA Today)
Learn Before the Loan (USA Today)

Wednesday, Jan. 9
University focuses on improving the learning experience of students (Oakland Press)
Where the action is in higher education (Washington Post)
Benefits of College Degree in Recession Are Outlined (NY Times)
Generation LGBTQIA (NY Times)

Tuesday, Jan. 8
New president named at OCC Auburn Hills Campus (Oakland Press)
Intersection safety focus of WSU study (Detroit News)
Higher ed: Dean to climb Mt. Whitney (Free Press)

Monday, Jan. 7
MSU offers free laundry to keep students in dorms (Free Press)
Mich-cellaneous: CMU accreditation (Crain's)
Beating America's College Crisis (Wall Street Journal)
University of Michigan President Coleman member of leadership board calling for Obama to address gun violence (Ann Arbor)

Sunday, Jan. 6
Going where need is: WSU med students care for people on Detroit's streets (Free Press)
How to Choose a College (Wall Street Journal)
Local higher education unions gross $6.9M a year but brace for lower revenues after right-to-work passage (Ann Arbor)
Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later (NY Times)
For Newly Minted M.B.A.s, a Smaller Paycheck Awaits (Wall Street Jounal)
Don't Let Math Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Jan. 4
WSU president's tenure marked by change, progress (Detroit News)
New president named at Oakland Community College campus in Auburn Hills (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Jan. 3
Men's basketball: Transfer Raphael Carter, bench prepared to help carry Oakland to first winning streak (Oakland Press)
M.B.A. Pop Quiz: Are You Employable? (Wall Street Journal)
The Crowdsourced B-School Loan (Wall Street Journal)
Is a University of Michigan education a good value? Ranking reports yes (Ann

Wednesday, Jan. 2
Online Courses Look for a Business Model (Wall Street Journal)