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Outstanding students honored
OU recently honored its most promising 2003 graduates. Biology major Dennis O'Connor and sociology major Ashley McGhee received the Alfred G. Wilson and Matilda R. Wilson Awards. Journalism major Ashli Bobo was awarded the Human Relations Award.

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CAS
OU to host Dickens Society Symposium
Oakland University will host the 2003 Dickens Society Symposium Oct. 10-12, 2003. The conference features scholars from the United States, Canada and Great Britain, including Professor David Parker, longtime curator of the Dickens House Museum in London.

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SBA
OU students host high school entrepreneurs
OU's Students in Free Enterprise team hosted high school students from across metro Detroit for its first-ever Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship regional competition in April. The University of Detroit Jesuit High School grabbed top honors and represented Michigan in May at the national competition.

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SECS
Kheir retires after 15 years as chair
Ending a long and distinguished career in engineering and education, Naim Kheir retired in January after spending more than 15 years as chair of Oakland's Electrical and Systems Engineering Department.

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SEHS
Professors attend International Women's Convocation
Two OU professors joined 1,800 people in South Africa in December for an International Women's Convocation. Assistant Professors Ilene Ingram, from the Department of Educational Leadership, and Olivia A. Williams, from the Department of Human Development and Child Studies, joined an ecumenical group of business and professional women to increase global awareness of the plight of indigent women in South Africa.

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SEHS
Associate professor supports immigrant parents
For Sandy Alber, the plight of Arab Americans post-9/11 has special resonance. The human development and child studies associate professor spent the last year helping young Arab American parents prepare their children for school through a collaborative project with Adnan Salhi, director of research and dissemination for the Dearborn Federation of Teachers.

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SHS
Students earn national awards
Two OU industrial health and safety students earned national awards from the American Society of Safety Engineers. Bobbie Schaefer, a junior from Birch Run, Mich., earned a $5,250 scholarship sponsored by UPS and Stacy Ruby, a senior from Hazel Park, Mich., was awarded a $3,375 scholarship from Ford Motor Company.

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SHS
Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute closes
An innovator in health management and disease prevention services for more than 20 years, the Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute (MBHEI) closed its doors in April.

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SON
New face at the School of Nursing
OU's growing nursing program will have a new leader this fall. Linda Thompson will join the university in August as dean of the School of Nursing, coming from the University of Maryland where she served as acting chair and associate dean of policy and program planning.

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SON
OU offers certificate in nursing education
A new graduate certificate in nursing education emphasizes instruction in curriculum, program and course design, development, and evaluation. Students learn to apply these skills from field experiences in classroom and clinical environments.

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HC
Honors College challenges OU's top students
As director of The Honors College, Jude Nixon is in charge of challenging OU's best and brightest students. Since taking on the role last summer, Nixon expanded the Honors College curriculum and increased the academic rigor of its courses.

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