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

Medical School
Crain's Detroit Business reported on Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in an article regarding the merger between Henry Ford and Beaumont Health System.

Changchun University
The Oakland Press reported on a new agreement between Oakland University and Changchun University of Technology that will bring Chinese students to OU for their last two years of college.

Avondale Magnet School
The Oakland Press reported on the magnet laboratory school being created through a partnership between Oakland University and the Avondale School District.

Inspired Faculty and Staff


David Dulio
David Dulio, professor and chair in the Department of Political Science, penned an editorial in the Detroit Free Press regarding the presidential election. He was also quoted in the Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch and Detroit News regarding the election.

Patricia Dolly
Patricia Dolly, senior adviser to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, was featured in an Oakland Press and OaklandCountyProsper.com article reporting on leadership changes in Oakland County educational institutions.

Louis Gallien
Louis Gallien, dean of the School of Education and Human Services, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the creation of the Oakland University/Avondale Magnet Lab School, which is slated to open in 2013.

Susan Awbrey
Susan Awbrey, interim vice president and provost, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding a new partnership that will bring Chinese students to OU for their last two years of college.

Louay Chamra
Louay Chamra, dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science, was quoted in the Oakland Press and OaklandCountyProsper.com regarding a new partnership that will bring Chinese students to OU for their last two years of college.

Laila Guessous
Laila Guessous, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was quoted in the Oakland Press and OaklandCountyProsper.com regarding a new partnership that will bring Chinese students to OU for their last two years of college.

Gary Barber and Lian Yang
Gary Barber and Lian Yang, professors in the School of Engineering and Computer Science were featured in the Oakland Press and OaklandCountyProsper.com as coordinators of new partnership that will bring Chinese students to OU for their last two years of college.

Greg Kampe
Men's basketball coach Greg Kampe was quoted in the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and Oakland Press regarding the team's prospects heading into this season.

Beckie Francis
Women's basketball coach Beckie Francis was quoted in the Oakland Press after her team earned a victory over American University.

Nick O'Shea
Women's soccer coach Nick O'Shea was quoted in the Oakland Press and MLive.com after his team won the Summit League Tournament and earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Shannon O'Berski
Shannon O'Berski, manager of Meadow Brook Hall, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the mansion's 40th annual Holiday Walk.
 

Campus Events

Campaign Roundup
The Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch reported on the OU campaign roundup featuring a panel of experts to analyze this year's election results.

GOP Debate
The Detroit News referenced the 2011 Republican primary debate hosted by OU in a story chronicling highlights from the current election cycle.

Clinton River Water Festival
The Clinton River Water Festival, organized annually by the Department of Precollege Programs, was referenced in an Oakland Press editorial regarding parks and water resources in Oakland County.

Jazz Band
The Oakland Press reported on the Oakland University Jazz Band's performance featuring guest artist Ingrid Jensen.

Holiday Walk
The Oakland Press reported on the 40th anniversary of Meadow Brook Hall's Holiday Walk, a tradition that offers visitors a tour of the 88,000-square-foot historic mansion.

A Christmas Carol
The Oakland Press reported on Meadow Brook Theatre's 30th annual production of the holiday classic "A Christmas Carol."

Remarkable Students and Alumni

Brittany Haney
OU student Brittany Haney, fundraising director for WXOU, was featured in the Oakland Press regarding the campus radio station's efforts to raise money to benefit the Casey Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation.

Brittni Hutton
OU runner Brittni Hutton was featured in the Oakland Press after being named the 2012 Summit League Cross Country Athlete of the Year.

Duke Mondy
OU point guard Duke Mondy was featured in a Detroit Free Press article about his excitement to be part of a new team after transferring from Providence University.

Annemarie Hamlet
OU basketball standout Annemarie Hamlet was featured in the Oakland Press after being named CollegeSportsMadness.com Summit League Player of the Week.

Travis Bader and Drew Valentine
OU basketball stars Travis Bader and Drew Valentine were quoted in the Detroit News regarding the team's aspirations for this season. Bader was also the subject of an Oakland Press article chronicling his stellar career at OU.

Women's Soccer
Julianne Boyle, Shannon Cooley, Serena San Cartier, Nicole DeLuca, Kara Weber and Abigail Haelewyn were featured in the Detroit Free Press and Oakland Press after helping lead the team to its eighth Summit League women's soccer title and second consecutive NCAA tournament berth.

Student Engagement

Disability Services
The Oakland Press cited Oakland University among the Michigan colleges that offer supportive services to students with learning disabilities.

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