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March 2013

Sunday, March 31
OU, Avondale partner to aid students, future teachers (Oakland Press)
A Simple Way to Send Poor Kids to Top Colleges (NY Times)
Resurrecting California's Public Universities (NY Times)

Friday, March 29
More students must have access to the arts (Oakland Press)
University of Michigan North Quad flooded by burst pipe (Free Press)

Thursday, March 28
Jane Goodall promotes conservation, praises Detroit urban farming (Detroit News)

Wednesday, March 27
School districts, universities skirt right-to-work at a hefty financial risk (Free Press)
County students can learn about college, careers at event (Oakland Press)
Creating a skilled workforce (Detroit News)
Talent development key to realizing region's economic potential (Detroit News)
Community colleges important link to a better educated workforce (Oakland Press)
University: Student posed as faculty in email messages (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 26
High Court to rule on affirmative action ban (Detroit News)
Michigan affirmative action ban back in national spotlight (Free Press)
Justices Weigh Race in College Admissions (Wall Street Journal)
College Grads May Be Stuck in Low-Skill Jobs (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 25
Final candidates in Oakland provost search withdraw from consideration (Oakland Press)
Oakland U 'ecstatic' after hosting NCAA tourney (Oakland Press)
Rollin' along (Oakland Press)
Long union pacts are shortsighted (Crain's)

Sunday, March 24
Marine works to help other veterans at Wayne State (Detroit News)
Punish universities? The party of petty politics strikes again (Free Press)

Saturday, March 23
Tuition equality for a smarter, stronger Michigan (Detroit News)
Will a Henry Ford-Beaumont megamerger be a benefit to community? (Free Press)
Waterford elementary teacher finds happiness in career (Oakland Press)
Universities hold the keys to economic vitality... and Michigan is shining a light on exactly how (The Guardian)
University Center could expand Auburn Hills' downtown district (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 22
Long contract? Keep tuition in check (Detroit News)
Pacts could cost 2-year schools (Detroit News)
Judge orders Ferris State to explain rejection of union contract (Free Press)
New medical school programs help students battle burnout (US News & World Report)
Doctoral candidate wins national award for research (Prosper)
Should community colleges drop the word 'community' from their name? (MLive)
Kalamazoo Promise offers lessons for Michigan on college access and readiness (MLive)

Thursday, March 21
How do you stop a speedy Jackrabbit? Ask the Golden Grizzlies (Free Press)
Higher ed: Tuition plan should target only low- and middle- income students (Free Press)
WSU contract OK'd despite funding threat tied to right-to-work (Free Press)
Wayne State Board approves 8-year contract with faculty union (Detroit News)
On universities and unions (Detroit News)
EMU sued for not funding abortion display (Free Press)
Oakland University basketball coach Greg Kampe has Duke going all the way (Click on Detroit)
U-M lecturers union ratifies contract that bypasses right to work (Detroit News)
Guest column: University Research Alliance boosts economy, jobs in Michigan (Bridge)
Report shows Michigan high for higher ed cuts as legislative panel targets U-M, Wayne St. funds (Bridge)

Wednesday, March 20
Stand alone campus photo (Oakland Press)
Palace preparation (Oakland Press)
Business scores with March Madness (Detroit News)
WSU, U-M could lose millions in state aid (Free Press)
Opinion: GOP lawmakers show insulting hypocrisy over WSU contract (Free Press)
New union contracts could cost U-M, WSU (Detroit News)
Report: State cuts to higher ed drastic (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 19
Oakland University falls to Youngstown State (Oakland Press)
Behind the scenes as Oakland plans for NCAA tournament (Free Press)
Oakland University begins March Madness in Ohio for College Insider Tournament (Advisor & Source)
OU continues season in Tournament (Oakland Press)
College basketball roundup: Oakland has several good reasons to keep playing (Free Press)
Oakland County businesses to benefit from NCAA tournament (Oakland Press)
Snyder: Match college graduates with Michigan job openings (Detroit News)
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: State is loaded with talent (Free Press)
Tom Walsh: There's a confidence gap in the job Market (Free Press)
Regents to receive in-state tuition info (Free Press)
Better Colleges Failing to Lure Talented Poor (NY Times)
College Groups Connect to Fight Sexual Assault (NY Times)
Minority Groups Remain Outnumbered at Teaching Programs, Study Reports (NY Times)

Monday, March 18
The great aid gap (New York TImes)
GRCC faculty contract would freeze base salaries, circumvent right-to-work laws (mLive)
Oakland men in postseason (Detroit News)
Oakland joins in March Madness (Oakland Press)

Sunday, March 17
Oakland University continuing March Madness in Tournament (Oakland Press)

Saturday, March 16
Student who got kicked out of college over 'Hot for Teacher' essay sues for $2.2 million (Yahoo News)
Ex-OU student suspended over racy essay sues, says civil rights violated (Detroit News)
Meadow Brook presents comedy of manners, "The Constant Wife" (Oakland Press)
Hot for Teacher essayist sues OU for $2.2M (Free Press)
'Hot for Teacher' student sues OU (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 15
Oakland University sued by Joseph Corlett for suspension over 'Hot for Teacher' journal entry (Huffington Post)
Oakland University sued for suspending writing student (Michigan Radio)
Oakland University sued for suspending writing student over 'Hot for Teacher' essay (WXYZ)
Student suspended over 'Hot for Teacher' essay sues Oakland University (CBS Local)
After Audit, Minnesota aims to cut college cost (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 14
Squeeze looms for doctors (Wall Street Journal)
Range Gen hires 10, scales up in Sterling Heights (MetroMode)
State grant to help Macomb-OU INCubator advance area economy (CBS Detroit)
Former Oakland University student graduates from Marine camp (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 13
Colorado school names conservative-studies professor (Wall Street Journal) University film festival to focus on bullying (Oakland Press)
WSU president backs labor contract, fights funding cuts (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 12
Macomb-OU INCubator to dole out defense dollars (C&G News)
Harvard explains secret e-mail search (Wall Street Journal)
Shakeout hits law schools (Wall Street Journal)
Colleges' latest offer: deals (Wall Street Journal)
Dollars for Docs (Oakland Press)
2013 Oakland University Film Festival to Screen "Bully" 3/16 (Broadway World)
Ferris State rejection of deal stirs complaint (Free Press)

Monday, March 11
University of Michigan president calls on corporate America to help keep college graduates in Michigan (Ann
Your colleges vs. your right to know (USA Today)
Some grads face longer odds (Wall Street Journal)
Recession helped Beaumont set course, says longtime trustee (Crain's)
How do you spell OU? (Rochester Patch)
Forum focusing on the challenges of the Great Lakes (Oakland Press)
Student vets press colleges for lower rates (Detroit News)
Social media resumes on the rise (Detroit News)

Sunday, March 10
Click for career enhancement (New York Times)
How to shop for college (New York Times) Harvard search of e-mail stuns its faculty members (New York Times)
Oakland set for 'do-or-die' game (Detroit News)
Get smarter or fall behind (Free Press)
A major in coupons (Mt.Pleasant Sun)

Saturday, March 9
Grizzlies keep focus (Free Press)
Oakland University to hold event honoring Michigan's best nurses (Hour Magazine)
Oakland University Art Gallery exhibit reinforces artistic portraits (Detroit News)
OU students ta's 'The Buried Life" (Oakland Press)
Free tuition plan fails taxpayers (Free Press)
A dangerous new normal in college debt (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, March 8
Levin won't seek re-election after 6 terms in U.S. Senate (Detroit News)
How state aid for GVSU and Ferris State fared under Gov. Syder's performance funding formula (Mlive)
Oakland basketball (Free Press)
Rochelle Riley: Changing the way college preparation is discussed (Free Press)

Thursday, March 7
Ferris State board rejects 5-year extension for faculty contract (Free Press)
2014 budget won't do enough to slow rising tuition costs, mounting student debt (Mlive)
To place graduates, law schools are opening firms (New York Times)
Oakland University hosting transgender conference Saturday (Oakland Press)
ACE '13 names elevator pitch winner (Oakland Press)
The big goal: Getting into NCAA tourney this year would define success for OU (Oakland Press)
Another school, union reach tentative five-year contract (Detroit News)
Study: Mich. tuition above U.S. average; state aid among worst (Detroit News)
U-M's graduate writing program gets $50M gift (Detroit News)
Wayne State to start interviewing candidates for university president this month (Detroit News)
Forget the Old College Try, Ring the Concierge (Wall Street Journal)
Public-University Costs Soar (Wall Street Journal)
In Job Hunt, B-Schools Play Matchmaker (Wall Street Journal)
The Business of Boot Camps (Wall Street Journal)
Vocal on Gay Issues, Dean Goes Beyond the Classroom (Wall Street Journal)
Oakland University student seeks to create awareness of domestic abuse (Oakland Press)
Great Lakes, Great Challenges Forum 2013 scheduled for March 14 (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 5
Oakland County among highest in attracting commuters (Free Press)
Chinese students come to Oxford to teach language (Oakland Press)
Five Locals Called Out as 'Best of Detroit' (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Mich. economy depends on skilled work force (Detroit News)
MSU getting street addresses for better safety (Detroit News)
U-M research offers sickle cell treatment hope (Detroit News)
Michigan university officials continue to make case for state support at Capitol (MLive)
As student debts mount, universities see little good news in state budget figures (Bridge)
College tuition plan from Michigan Democrats could prompt debate about education costs, tax credits (MLive)
Plan to pay for Michigan students' tuition revived (Lansing State Journal)

Monday, March 4
The sequestration equation: State could see $500M hit (Crain's)
Michigan Community Colleges take first step toward offering some four-year degrees (Oakland Press)
OU student radio station up for MTV award (Oakland Press)

Sunday, March 3
Colleges get personal in genetics classes (Detroit News) Pregnant in Medical School (NY Times)
Data Crunchers Now the Cool Kids on Campus (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, March 2
Going out, together: OU seniors, longtime friends end careers (Free Press)
A University Steak to Go With That Sweatshirt? (NY Times)

Friday, March 1
A victim for years, OU coach inspires others, change (Free Press)
Oakland educational professors weigh in on transgendered students and school bathrooms (Oakland Press)
Left to their own devices (Free Press)
U-M student a suspect in sexual assaults (Detroit News)