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April 2013


Tuesday, April 30
OU conference focuses on changes in health-care industry (Oakland Press)
Laura Berman: A battle to right a wrong border (Detroit News)
OU's Snyder, VP of student affairs, retires after 19 years (Crain's)
OU student affairs VP Mary Beth Snyder retires (Detroit News)

Monday, April 29
Oakland University expands its reach (Detroit News)
Attorney to discuss 'Ten things every employer should know,' May 2 (Legal News)
The Diploma's Vanishing Value (Wall Street Journal)
Doors open for more online college credits (USA Today)

Saturday, April 27
Sen. Stabenow encourages Oakland U. students to make a difference (Detroit News)
Senator Stabenow to speak today at OU commencement (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, April 24
Drop in labor force not a result of discouraged workers (Oakland Press)
Brooksie Way Foundation donates to Boston Relief (Legal News)
Lawmakers won't penalize schools (Free Press)
Tuition relief (Free Press)

Saturday, April 20
OU's growing enrollment prompts student housing (Oakland Tech News)
Professor: Region perfect for terrorist breeding ground (Oakland Press)
Michigan poets discuss National Poetry Month 2013 (Free Press)
'SMaRT' students (Oakland Press)

Friday, April 19
Keeping Kids On Campus; OU Breaks Ground On New Residential Housing (CBS Detroit)
New Student Housing Under Construction at Oakland University (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
OU breaks ground on student housing complex (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, April 16
OU freshman finding quick success (Oakland Press)
Federal jurist relished early election challenge (Detroit Legal News)
Scholarship program aims to help Detroit students pay for college (Detroit News)
April dedicated to raise awareness of sexual assault (Oakland Press)
Greg Jamian Appointed to Commissioner of the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission, Michigan (Yahoo News)
Author, CMU alum Daniel H. Wilson kicks off Robotics Week (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Avondale High School students to participate in prestigious project SMaRT science research at Oakland University (Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch)
Gov aims to expose students to careers (Detroit News)
Who will fill Coleman void as U-M president? (Free Press)
Editorial: U-M's Coleman has been a leader worth hailing (Free Press)
Coleman leaves lasting mark on university (Detroit News)
$110M gift goes to build residence hall (Free Press)

Monday, April 15
New name for MSU building (Free Press)
U-M seeking business partners (Detroit News)
Family of slain EMU student Julia Niswender waiting for answers, justice (Free Press)

Sunday, April 14
Bill would increase Michigan's minimum wage to $10 an hour (Oakland Township-Lake Orion Patch)
Some tips 'fore' your golfing health (Observer & Eccentric)
At a College, Dropping Sports in Favor of Fitness (NY Times)
Top Colleges, Please Recruit More Veterans (NY Times)

Thursday, April 11
Roeper Names New Middle School Director (Birmingham Patch)
Open house planned at community college (Detroit News)
Michigan Democrats aim to reverse GOP tax policies on tax credits, education funding (Oakland Press)
CMU set to decide tuition for 2013-14 (Detroit News)

Wednesday, April 10
Undocumented immigrants lobby for in-state tuition (Detroit News)
Reward for tips offered in EMU killing (Detroit News)
$10,000 reward for info in EMU student's death (Oakland Press)
You Got In; Now, Please Come (Wall Street Journal)
How much do college students really drink? (Washington Post)

Tuesday, April 9
Detroit Mercy men and women top Oakland in track (Oakland Press)
Female producers launch Eyes Up Here Productions (The Press-Enterprise)
Macomb Chamber Alliance hosts Governor Rick Snyder (DBusiness)
Report: Faculty salaries at West Michigan colleges and universities up slightly (MLive)
SC4 ponders smoke-free campus (The Times Herald)
B-School Accrediting Body Retools Standards (Wall Street Journal)
Panel Calls for Overhauling Student Grants (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, April 8
Momentum on Michigan's side (Detroit News)
College grads see a rosier job market (Detroit News)
More firms hiring students for summer internships, jobs (Detroit News)
Momentum on Michigan's side (Detroit News)
What's an 18-year-old to do? Doing a cost-benefit analysis on college (MLive)
What do you do with a B.A. in English? (USA Today)
The Golf Shot Heard Round the Academic World (Wall Street Journal)
Student Starting College This Year? A 529 Savings Plan Might Still Help. (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, April 7
Life-saving discoveries put on hold by research funding cuts (Detroit Free Press)

Friday, April 5
Report says OU is headed to Horizon (Oakland Press)
Report: Oakland to join Horizon (Detroit News)
Oakland to bolt Summit for Horizon League, paper says (Free Press)
Cooley exploring affiliation with Western (Lansing State Journal)

Thursday, April 4
Essay-Grading Software Offers Professors a Break (NY Times)
The Practical University (NY Times)
Chinese Deluge U.S. Master's Programs (Wall Street Journal)
Hong Kong School Joined the Elite Fast (Wall Street Journal)
The Rutgers Coach Had to Go - in December (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, April 1
Engineering Center Slated to Attract Best in Faculty, Students to Oakland (Oakland Tech News)
To (All) the Colleges That Rejected Me (Wall Street Journal)
Central Michigan University's Saginaw medical campus to cost $46.5 million (MLive)
More colleges break the news to would-be students online (Washington Post)