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This is a briefing of significant news articles featuring Oakland University during December 2012.
Partnerships

Medical Main Street
The Oakland Press reported on Medical Main Street, a unique alliance of world-class hospitals, universities and businesses that OU has been a part of since 2008.

Inspired Faculty and Staff


Gary Russi
President Gary Russi was quoted on OaklandCountyProsper.com and the Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch regarding the campus housing expansion project recently approved by the Oakland University Board of Trustees.

Mary Beth Snyder
Mary Beth Snyder, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, was quoted on OaklandCountyProsper.com regarding the campus housing expansion project recently approved by the Oakland University Board of Trustees.

John Beaghan
John Beaghan, vice president of finance and administration, was quoted on MLive.com regarding the $29.9 million campus housing expansion recently approved by the Oakland University Board of Trustees.

John Coughlin
John Coughlin, interim director of online learning, was quoted in SpinalColumnOnline.com regarding enrollment growth in Oakland University's online programs.

Terri Orbuch
Terri Orbuch, professor of sociology, was featured in a Detroit Free Press article spotlighting her research on love and relationships.

Barbara Penprase
Barbara Penprase, associate professor of Nursing, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the success of the Oakland University Riverview Institute.

Jacqueline Glover
Jacqueline Glover, director of operations at the Oakland University Riverview Institute, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the successful job placement of graduates.

Carmen Johnson
Carmen Johnson, program and staff director at the Oakland University Riverview Institute, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the successful job placement of graduates.

Michelle Moss
Michelle Moss, administrative secretary at the Oakland University Riverview Institute, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the successful job placement of graduates.

Kerri Schuiling
Kerri Schuiling, dean of the School of Nursing, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the success of the Oakland University Riverview Institute.

Terry Stollsteimer
Terry Stollsteimer, associate vice president for facilities management, was quoted in the Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch regarding a $131,000 rebate given to OU by DTE Energy in recognition of the energy-efficient features of the newly opened Human Health Building.

Beckie Fracis
OU women's basketball coach Beckie Francis was featured in the Oakland Press sharing her story as a survivor of child sexual abuse.

Greg Kampe
OU basketball coach Greg Kampe was quoted in the Oakland Press after his team notched an impressive victory over Rochester College.

Sid Mittra
Sid Mittra, emeritus professor of finance, was featured in the Oakland Press after penning a memoir about growing up in poverty in India and achieving success in the U.S. All proceeds from book sales will support an educational endowment fund he created.

John Miller
John Miller, executive chef at Chartwells of OU, was featured in the Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch after winning a gold medal in the international "Culinary Olympics."
 

Campus Events

Carillon Tower
The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Oakland Press, Crain's Detroit Business WFTV.com, WPRI.com and Fox10TV.com reported on a $6.5 million donation for the creation of the Elliot Carillon Tower on OU's campus. The donation was made by longtime university benefactors Hugh and Nancy Elliot.

Elmore Leonard
The Oakland Press reported on the visit of famed novelist Elmore Leonard to campus. Leonard was joined by his son Peter and the pair discussed their writing careers and experiences in Hollywood.

Remarkable Students and Alumni

Andrew Bashi
OU alumnus Andrew Bashi was quoted in a Detroit News article about Michigan's economic efforts to lure college graduates back to the state.

Alanna Gerber
Alanna Gerber, OU golfer and president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the community service efforts of university athletes during the holiday season.

Dante Williams
OU basketball player Dante Williams was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the community service efforts of university athletes during the holiday season.

Travis Bader and Corey Petros
OU men's basketball standouts Travis Bader and Corey Petros were quoted in the Oakland Press after contributing to an impressive win over Rochester College.

Student Engagement

New Housing
The Daily Tribune, Oakland Press, Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch, CBSDetroit.com, MLive.com and OaklandCountyProsper.com reported on a $29.9 million campus housing expansion recently approved by the Oakland University Board of Trustees.

Community Engagement

Emergency Preparedness
The Oakland Press reported on safety measures OU has in place in case of a mass emergency on campus.

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