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Monday, December 22
   Small Businesses Compete in Macomb-OU Incubator Pitch Competition (CBS)

Wednesday, December 17
   Macomb-OU INCubator awards $23K at pitch contest (MetroMode)
   Laystitch Technologies wins first place in Macomb-OU INCubator competition (Oakland Press)

Thursday, December 4
   Hackel touts wide arc of achievement (Detroit News)

Wednesday, December 3
   Hackel speech to focus on 4 years as county exec (Detroit News)

Monday, December 1
   Sterling Heights recognized for developing ‘positive entrepreneurial climate' (Macomb Daily)

Friday, November 14
   Oakland University students bring Lean principles to area businesses (

Wednesday, October 29
   Laundry service provides jobs for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Autism Daily Newscast)

Sunday, October 26
   Need small-business aid? Many programs can help (Free Press)

Thursday, October 23
   Student to Professional conference to prepare students for the job market (Automation Alley)

Monday, September 29
   Macomb-OU Incubator opens $20,000 pitch contest to young tech companies (Crain's Detroit Business)

Friday, September 12
   DENSO Foundation gifts OU with $30,000 grant (OC Prosper)

Thursday, September 11
   Munetrix hits triple-digit growth as software distribution spreads (MetroMode)
   401K GPS brings retirement planning services online (MetroMode)

Friday, August 29
   OU hosts successful Siemens PLC workshop (
   Oakland University's ISE department hosts successful Siemens PLC workshop (Automation Alley)

Thursday, August 28
   OU INC awarded $34,000 to support Auburn Hills-based Munetrix (Oakland Press)

Thursday, August 21
   OU INC awarded $34,000 to support Auburn Hills-based Munetrix (Automation Alley)

Thursday, August 14
   DENSO : Foundation Gifts OU with $30,000 Grant (

Monday, August 11
   Small-Business Center Addresses Unemployment for Adults with Autism (dBusiness)
   New Effort at Oakland University to Help Adults with Autism Find Employment (Autism Speaks)

Sunday, August 10
   OU plan: Help autistic find work (Crain's Detroit Business)

Friday, August 1
   Lathrup Village startup Telemetrio bridges tech and sports (Southeast Michigan Startup)

Monday, July 28
   Conference Offers Global Perspective on Challenges in Credit Analysis, Risk Management (Insurance News Net)

Monday, July 7, 2014
   Lexicon Announces Appointment of Lonnel Coats as President and Chief Executive Officer (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, June 29, 2014
   Southeast Michigan's most innovative companies (Crain's)

Friday, June 13, 2014
   Macomb-OU Incubator steers next-level dollars to two start-ups (Southeast Michigan Startup)

Thuursday, June 12, 2014
   Macomb-OU Incubator steers next-level dollars to two start-ups (Metro Mode)

Friday, May 30, 2014
   STEM pioneer DAPCEP pushes to reach students early (Crain's)

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
   City connects young talent with local business (C&G News)

Monday, May 19, 2014
   ‘STEAM’ career expo Tuesday at Pontiac High School (Oakland Press)

Thursday, May 15, 2014
   Growing Your Business, Tools For Success (Automation Alley)

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
   Amy Butler of Rochester Hills elected to board of EIBC (Patch)
   OU INC's executive director elected to board of EIBC (Automation Alley)

Monday, May 5, 2014
   State of Michigan renews Lean Green Belt contract with the Macomb-OU

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
   Itʼs Not a Skills Gap (Automation World)

Monday, March 24, 2014
   Mom designs interactive chair covers (WXYZ)

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
   Matt’s Favorites: Cool Incubator, PLM Training, Computer Composer And More (CBS)

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
   Martin named marketing director for University Liggett (Macomb Daily)

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
   OU Business School Maintains Prestigious Accreditation (dBusiness)
   Automation Alley and Oakland U launch business incubator (Metromedia)
   Automation Alley unveils new manufacturing tech center at Oakland University (Royal Oak Tribune)
   Automation Alley opens center at Oakland University to test products digitally (Free Press)
   Automation Alley opens training center at OU (Crain's)

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
   Patterson: I'm an Oakland booster, not Detroit basher (C&G News)

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
   Macomb-OU INCubator startups score seed funding (Metro Media)

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013
   Two OU INC clients take top honors in innovation contest (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2013
   Rochester Hills Ranks Fourth for Michigan Job-Seekers (Patch)

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013
Business leaders in the news (Free Press)

Sunday, June 10, 2013
Michigan, China build on business and education ties (Lansing State Journal)

Monday, May 27, 2013
Teens face long odds in the competitive job market (Oakland Press)

Sunday, May 12, 2013
Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won't Hire You (Wall Street Journal)
Tips for job-seeking college grads (Detroit News)

Tuesday, May 2, 2013
No answer to the call button: Nursing shortage looms in Michigan  (Bridge)

Monday, April 29, 2013
Attorney to discuss 'Ten things every employer should know,' May 2 (Legal News)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Drop in labor force not a result of discouraged workers (Oakland Press)

Friday, April 19, 2013
Gov aims to expose students to careers (Detroit News)

Monday, March 15, 2013
Bill would increase Michigan's minimum wage to $10 an hour (Oakland Township-Lake Orion Patch)
U-M seeking business partners (Detroit News)

Monday, March 8, 2013
College grads see a rosier job market (Detroit News)
More firms hiring students for summer internships, jobs (Detroit News)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
College Grads May Be Stuck in Low-Skill Jobs (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Business scores with March Madness (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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)

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Range Gen hires 10, scales up in Sterling Heights (MetroMode)
State grant to help Macomb-OU INCubator advance area economy (CBS Detroit)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Macomb-OU INCubator to dole out defense dollars (C&G News)
Shakeout hits law schools (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 11, 2013
University of Michigan president calls on corporate America to help keep college graduates in Michigan (Ann
Social media resumes on the rise (Detroit News)

Thursday, March 7, 2013
To place graduates, law schools are opening firms (New York Times)
ACE '13 names elevator pitch winner (Oakland Press)
In Job Hunt, B-Schools Play Matchmaker (Wall Street Journal)
The Business of Boot Camps (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Oakland County among highest in attracting commuters (Free Press)
Mich. economy depends on skilled work force (Detroit News)

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
University To Guarantee All Students A Job Upon Graduation (

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
OU INC. client cureLauncher captures top elevator pitch honors (Prosper)

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013
Area incubator nets money from government agency (Oakland Press)
It Takes a B.A. to Find a Job as a File Clerk (NY Times)

Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Law students looking to biz as alternative in tight market (Crain's)
Report: Greater Detroit a leader in tech employment, innovation (Crain's)

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Colleges Overproducing Elementary Teachers, Data Finds (Education Week)

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013
For Newly Minted M.B.A.s, a Smaller Paycheck Awaits (Wall Street Jounal)

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013
M.B.A. Pop Quiz: Are You Employable? (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Dec. 31
Crain's List: Oakland County's Largest Employers (Crain's)

Friday, Dec. 21
Michigan among top in hi-tech growth (Oakland Press)

Monday, Dec. 17
Tech training helps launch worker into new field (Free Press)

Monday, Dec. 3
National youth employment at lowest level since WWII; 17 percent of Michigan teens and young adults considered 'disconnected' (MLive)

Wednesday, Nov. 27
States post grads' pay by college and degree (USA Today)

Tuesday, Nov. 26
MEDC competition's earmarks target tech incubators (Crain's)

Saturday, Nov. 24
Hatching Ideas, and Companies, by the Dozens at M.I.T. (NY Times)

Friday, Nov. 16
College grads' job prospects to grow slightly (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 15
MSU report finds modest growth in job market for new college grads (Free Press)

Saturday, Nov. 10
How to Bridge the Hiring Gap (NY Times)

Monday, Nov. 5
Female grads, take on pay issue (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 1
When in Doubt, M.B.A.s Turn to 'Bible' (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Oct. 19
Jobs surge for 2-year degrees (USA Today)
How to Reduce America's Talent Deficit (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Sept. 28
$5.25 million awarded to fuel tech efforts in Southeast Michigan (Crain's)

Wednesday, Sept. 26
U-M student learns as she earns with dress rental job (Detroit News)

Friday, Sept. 21
After hiring lull, auto industry battling Silicon Valley for best college engineering talent (Free Press)

Thursday, Sept. 13
Auto Alley hosts awards gala (Oakland Press)
Detroit's rise in entrepreneurship touted at tech event (Detroit News)
Guest column: Michigan, you don't know everything about manufacturing (Bridge)

Monday, Sept. 10
The Coveted Summer Job (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Aug. 30
Business briefing: Job hunt session, Startup Lean program, Henry Ford Macomb (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Aug. 26
Informal business incubators spring up in Detroit (Mlive)
Informal incubators foster collaboration (Free Press)

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012
Engineers sought after in Mich. (Detroit News)

Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012
The $400,000 Resume Booster (NY Times)

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
Business incubator offers ideas laboratory (Macomb Daily)
Bring your business ideas to i-Hub (Metromode)

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012
Shortage of skilled workers overblown, panel says (Free Press)

Monday, Aug. 6, 2012
INCubator opens idea center for local businesses (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2012
Oakland's efforts to lure health firms make gains (Detroit News)

Saturday, July 28, 2012
County taking steps to fill expected worker shortages before they occur in 2020 (Oakland Press)
OU camp focuses on career preparation (Daily Tribune)

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Few jobs for new teachers as veterans retain posts (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
OU students start gaming biz with Realm of Agennul party Thursday (Detroit News)
OU student-owned firm holds Kickstarter party (Detroit News)

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Oakland University Incubator Focuses on Cleantech, Outreach (Xconomy)

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
High-maintenance Generation Z heads to work (USA today)

Friday, June 21, 2012
College grads' skills fail to match needs of businesses (USA Today)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
IT firms, colleges target jobs (Detroit News)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Colleges' ROI more complicated than simple math (Bridge)

Monday, June 18, 2012
WSU grad creates app company – in spare time (Crain's)

Friday, June 15, 2012
Boosting paychecks without a degree (Oakland Press)

Friday, June 8, 2012
College degree no guarantee, but those without say their situation worse (MLive)

Sunday, June 3, 2012
Teaching jobs few for new grads (Free Press)

Sunday, May 20, 2012
Guest opinion: Internships are a solution for Michigan's brain drain (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Hard road ahead for recent college grads (Oakland Press)
MSU, WSU grads hopeful of getting jobs (Detroit News)
Rochester Auto Supplier Gets $50K Boost from OU (Rochester Patch)

Monday, May 14, 2012
Chrysler and GM Continue Strong Improvement, Ford stalled in 3rd, Toyota and Honda continue their slide in annual study of Automaker Buyer-Supplier Relations (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, May 10, 2012
Forget resume padding; emphasize critical thinking (USA Today)

Saturday, May 5, 2012
For Most Graduates, Grueling Job Hunt Awaits (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, May 4, 2012
College Grads Need Jobs, Not a Lower Loan Rate (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Guest Column: What do pizza guy, chemistry guy and office furniture guy have in common? (Bridge)
Real Work for Future M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, April 29, 2012
1 in 2 new graduates are jobless or underemployed (Free Press)

Friday, April 27, 2012
Oakland County jobless rate improved to 8.1 percent in March (Oakland Press)
Oakland County adds more than 23,000 jobs to local workforce in 2011 (Free Press)

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Recent college graduates finding few job prospects (Detroit News)
WCCC to offer training for skilled jobs (Detroit News)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
New grad, no job? Become an entrepreneur (USA Today)

Friday, April 13, 2012
Susan Davies named a vice president at Kettering University (Oakland Press)

Monday, April 9, 2012
Higher MPG Standard Likely to Bring $4.8bn in Profits for Automakers, Study says (Environmental Leader)

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
MSU provost up for chancellor's job at the University of Hawaii-Manoa (Lansing State Journal)

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Michigan economy shows bright spots across the state, from energy to autos and pizza to pills (

Monday, April 2, 2012
Engineers find new hope for jobs in Michigan (Free Press)
Susan L. Davies, CFRE, Named Vice President for University Advancement and External Relations at Kettering University in Flint, Mich. (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, March 30, 2012
Push to lure talent to manufacturing (Detroit News)
Coliant receives INCubator loan (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Macomb-OU INCubator builds momentum with new programs (C and G News)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Wayne State research park generates hundreds of jobs in region (Oakland Press)

Monday, March 26, 2012
Job prospects improve for college graduates (Los Angeles Times)

Sunday, March 25, 2012
Automation Alley driving economic growth in Southeast Michigan (Oakland Press)
Expansion, new jobs on horizon for Automation Alley in 2012 (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 23, 2012
Greek companies consider Oakland (Oakland Press)

Thursday, March 22, 2012
As need for nurses increases, more men the the profession (Kaiser Health News)
Michigan Universities Team Up to Bring Tech to Market (IT Business Edge)

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Back in business: Focus: HOPE gets grant to restart programs (Free Press)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Southeast Michigan projected to have older population, fewer jobs by 2040, report says (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Michigan, Detroit area lag in start-ups (Free Press)

Saturday, March 17, 2012
Job Prospects for Law Grads? The Jury's Out (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Half-million-dollar MEDC grant to help Macomb-OU INCubator help small business (Metromode)

Monday, March 5, 2012
Companies Size Up Options (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, March 2, 2012
Michigan Defense Center headquarters shifts to Sterling (C & G News)

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012
Putting students on Wheelz (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Leaders Offer Sweetest of Outlooks on Jobs and Economy (Rochester Patch)

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
As Job Market Mends, Dropouts Fall Behind (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
Plex Systems Looking To Move, Expand (CBS Detroit)

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012
Job opportunities abound at Oakland Job Hub 2012 (C&G Newspapers)

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012
Job Hub looks to help job seekers (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012
OU to host auto research event (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012
New patent office signals region's role in innovation (Free Press)
Need work? Southeast Michigan job fair coming to OU this month (

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012
Entrepreneur Contests Take Practical Turn (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Jan. 16, 2012
Wings to fly: business accelerators and incubators nurture SE Michigan startups (X-ology)

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012
Business in Macomb County to improve in '12, survey says (Oakland Press)
For Grads Seeking To Work, Do Good (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
Oakland County had 9th-largest job increase in 2011, statistics show (Free Press)

Careers and the Marketplace 2011

Tuesday, Dec. 27
Macomb, Oakland colleges out to WIN (Detroit News)

Sunday, Dec. 18
Oakland University radio show geared for job seekers (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Economic Development office helps businesses grow, promotes energy efficiency (USA Today)

Tuesday, Dec. 13
Business group cites progress (Free Press)

Thursday, Dec. 8
Guest commentary: Michigan recovery on track, tough work still ahead (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 7
OU INCubator client iTrack sees success with technology (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Dec. 1
Grads Do 'Good' for a Profit (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Nov. 29
Recipe for Middle-Class Jobs (Wall Street Journal)
Entrepreneurs are public servants, too (USA Today)

Saturday, Nov. 19
College Does Pay Off But It's No Free Ride (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Nov. 18
Good news at last for college graduates: an improved job outlook (Christian Science Monitor)

Thursday, Nov. 19
Foreign firms troll for tech grads (USA Today)

Monday, Oct. 31
New Velocity research/ incubation center gets rush of biz inquiries (Crain's)

Friday, Oct. 28
State of Entrepreneurialism? (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 24
Velocity launch (Crain's)

Sunday, Oct. 23
Rick Haglund: More Michigan students want to open businesses, study entrepreneurship (

Thursday, Oct. 20
Velocity launches in Sterling Heights (Source Newspapers)

Tuesday, Oct. 18
Velocity, a business incubator, opens in Sterling Heights (Macomb Daily)
Study: Mich. on right track (Detroit News)
Apprentice programs in Michigan gear up to fill need in construction, manufacturing (Detroit News)

Monday, Oct. 17
Velocity center aims to bring more defense, homeland security, advanced manufacturing jobs to Macomb County (Crain's)
'Velocity' Means Business Development and Jobs in Defense, Homeland Security, and Manufacturing for Macomb (Targeted News Service)
Business incubator open house to be held today (Detroit News)
Velocity: Macomb County, Oakland University, Sterling Heights team up on defense incubator (

Friday, Oct. 7
College grads lack needed job skills (Detroit News)

Thursday, Oct. 6
U-M to invest in startup firms (Detroit News)
U of M plans $50 million 'Third Century Initiative' (Free Press)
Young people key to Michigan's recovery (Detroit News)
College Grads Gain on M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
One Plus One Equals... (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 29
Five strategies to help Michiganians find work (Bridge)
Macomb-OU INCubator joins forces with Sterling Heights economic dev dept. (Metromode)

Thursday, Sept. 15
Michigan can't fit college grads into job slots (The Center for Michigan)
Certificates can buy middle-class lifestyle (The Center for Michigan)
Climbing pole to $100,000 per year (The Center for Michigan)

Tuesday, Sept. 13
Law degree proves costly bargain (The Center for Michigan)
Jobs of the future: Where they'll be in Michigan (The Center for Michigan)

Friday, June 29
Students Spend Summer Break Making a Difference (

Thursday, July 28
SmartZones near 20,000 in job creation, MEDC says (The Center for Michigan)

Wednesday, July 13
Green jobs are scoring greener salaries (USA Today)

Tuesday, July 12
Where Have America's Jobs Gone? (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, June 26
Even for Cashiers, College Pays Off (NY Times)
Green Jobs  Attract Graduates (NY Times)

Tuesday, June 21
State needs more buzz, leaders told (Free Press)

Monday, June 20
Michigan still has a way to go (Detroit News)
Grads: Welcome to the real world (Detroit News)

Monday, June 13
Help wanted: Health care IT (Crain's)

Wednesday, June 8
INCubator receives $400K federal grant (Journal Register)
Grads, 'crowdfund' a career (USA Today)

Friday, June 3
Op-ed: Keep the talent here (Detroit News)

Thursday, June 2
Study shows grads value of their majors (Detroit News)

Wednesday, June 1
Macomb-OU INCubator welcomes three new tenants (Advisor & Source)
College is about more than just landing a sweet job (USA Today)

Tuesday, May 31
Don't Wear Flip-Flops to the Interview (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, May 16
Deja vu: Ambrozaitis challenges Barnett again in Rochester Hills (Oakland Press)

Friday, May 13
More female grads, but what about pay? (USA Today)
City to use grant funds to complete renovations to Macomb-OU INCubator (Source Newspapers)

Thursday, May 5
Students redesign Mt. Clemens future (Free Press)

Tuesday, May 3
40 percent of college grads end up settling for jobs that don't require a degree (

Saturday, April 30
New graduates of Western Michigan University look to find work in state, or outside of Michigan (

Friday, April 22
2011 job market improves for grads (USA Today)
Business incubator helps company get $250,000 (Detroit News)

Sunday, April 17
Automation Alley has come a long way since '99 (Free Press)
More college graduates getting internships before getting hired (MLive)

Friday, April 15
Student's passion becomes successful shop (Oakland Press)

Thursday, April 14
Special report: Jobs available, skills are not (The Center for Michigan)

Monday, April 11
3 new schools no M.D. cure-all Crain's)
Auto industry faces shortage of engineers (Detroit News)

Tuesday, April 5
More grads use social media to job hunt (USA Today)

Sunday, March 27
Automation Alley establishing itself along the likes of Silicon Valley (Journal Register)
A strong advocate for Southeast Michigan (Oakland Press)

Thursday, March 17
Kauffman Study Reveals an Entrepreneurial Support Powerhouse in Southeast Michigan (MSN Money)

Sunday, March 6
Woman changes careers to promote healthier lifestyle (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 2
Tech jobs rise in Mich. (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Feb. 23
Rochester leaders tout business, tech growth (Oakland Press)

Monday, Feb. 14
Salaries on the Rise For B-School Grads (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Feb. 13
Accelerators nurture entrepreneurs (Free Press)

Saturday, Feb. 5
DHS turns to colleges for caseworkers (Free Press)
Recruitment targets 500 caseworkers (Detroit News)
Arab World Built Colleges, but Not Jobs (Wall Street Journal)
New Ways Forward (The Paper)

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Students show encouraging enthusiasm for Michigan (Oakland Press)
Southfield creating health care corridor (Free Press)
Leaders set state growth meeting (Free Press)

Friday, Jan. 21
Macomb Businesses not planning to hire (Macomb Daily)

Wednesday, Jan. 19
'Medical Main Street' healthy county avenue (Oakland Press)
U-M incubator sets out to fast-track ideas (Detroit News)
Incubator lets U-M start-ups develop (Free Press)
The Coming Doctor Shortage (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 12
Oakland University's School of Nursing seeks nominations for exceptional nurses (Rochester Citizen)
College Graduates Flock to Sunbelt (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, Jan. 8
Is Law School a Losing Game? (NY Times)

Thursday, Jan. 6
Schools Give Firms Say Amid Tough Jobs Market (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 5
Crain's List: Oakland County's Largest Employers (Crain's)
DMC gives a taste of investment to come (Free Press)

Careers and the Marketplace 2010

Wednesday, Dec. 29
Medical Main Street creates jobs in county (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Dec. 12
No jobs? Young graduates make their own (New York Times)
China's army of graduates faces grim prospects, with few jobs in cities (New York Times)

Monday, Dec. 6
Michigan has research prowess (Crain's)

Friday, Dec. 3
For New Grads, Jobs Still Tough to Find (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Dec. 2
College pals find joys of junk (Detroit News) Brain power concentrated in smaller US cities-poll (Reuters)

Thursday, Oct. 27
More Michigan parents want education for kids (Detroit News)

Thursday, Oct. 14
Sociology major brings skate culture to business (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 13
Beaumont to lay off up to 50 managers (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 8
College-educated young adults more likely to marry, reversing a '90s trend (

Thursday, Sept. 23
Student loan debt needn't drag you down (Free Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 22
College graduates break even by age 33 (USA Today)

Tuesday, Sept. 21
Many grads 'gamble' on education (USA Today)

Monday, Sept. 20
College Graduates Expand Their Advantage in Job Security (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 16
Awesome kids need jobs; corporate types, it's on you (USA Today)

Monday, Sept. 13
Firms Assess Young Interns' Potential (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, August 22
CMU's nontenure track faculty vote to unionize (Free Press)

Thursday, August 12
Poll: Support may whither for con-con (Detroit News)

Wednesday, August 11
Survey: Business upbeat, but not necessarily about jobs (Warren Weekly)

Monday, August 9
More young adults heeding pastoral call (USA Today)

Wednesday, August 4
Optimistic business survey, more jobs good economic news (Macomb Daily)
Macomb-OU INCubated EnerWatch adds 6 staff (Metromode)

Monday, August 2
Companies slow to make policies (Detroit News)

Sunday, August 1
Firms crack down on staffer's postings (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 28
All work, no pay for some (USA Today)

Saturday, July 10
What They're Doing After Harvard (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, July 9
New RN grads feel squeeze for jobs (USA Today)

Saturday, July 3
Job market eases for grads (Detroit News)

Friday, July 2
Job recruiting resumes as firms get down to business (Detroit News)

Thursday, July 1
Job retraining efforts sputter in Michigan (Detroit News)

Monday, June 28
College towns, capitals do OK in recession (USA Today)

Monday, June 21
Students, unemployed adults compete for summer jobs (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, June 8
Getting Creative to Land an Internship (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, June 3
A question for grads: How do you want your career to end? (USA Today)

Tuesday, May 25
OU open house to focus on programs that quickly prepare workers for new careers (Rochester Citizen)

Sunday, May 23
Jobs and the Class of 2010 (NY Times)
Graduates' First Job: Marketing Themselves (NY Times)

Wednesday, May 19
Grads' toughest test? Job market (USA Today)

Monday, May 17
In need of master's-level talent, Gongos teams up to help create it (Crain's)

Saturday, May 15
A Lament for the Class of 2010 (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, May 14
Experts, students question value of four-year degrees (Detroit News)

Tuesday, May 11
Post-Grad Assignment: Find Work (Wall Street Journal)
State of the Job Market for M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
Entrepreneurs Find New Way to Grow (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, April 12
Four counties help fund new jobs portal (Crain's)

Wednesday, April 7
Students make career matches (USA Today)

Saturday, April 3
College Grads' Outlook Grim (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 25
Companies can gain a competitive advantage with CIBRE summer interns (Rochester Citizen)

Sunday, March 7
A Low-Risk College Try (Free Press)

Thursday, March 4
Where M.B.A.s Are Finding Jobs (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Feb. 28
Greener Pastures: Michigan's talent drain under scrutiny (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Feb. 24
A detailed look at millennials (USA Today)

Monday, Feb. 15
Learning for Earning (Crain's)
State, colleges team up to match programs to students' job needs (Crain's)
Students, small-biz entrepreneurs learn from each other (Crain's)

Monday, Feb. 8
Crain's incubator brief (Crain's)

Monday, Feb. 1
A.J. Damman Co. donates Sterling Heights building for business incubator (Crain's)

Sunday, Jan. 31
Op-ed: Graduate to a smarter state (Free Press)

Thursday, Jan. 28
Freshmen have making money on their minds (USA Today)

Tuesday, Jan. 26
College Linked to Marriage (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Jan. 25
Oakland University, Altair to launch biz intelligence, data mining certificate program (Crain's)

Sunday, Jan. 24
Give grads good reasons to stay in Michigan (Free Press)

Thursday, Jan. 7
Colleges get grant for math, science teachers (Free Press)

Sunday, Jan. 3
Reinvention is the new employment (Free Press)
Career U. Making College 'Relevant' (NY Times)

Careers and the Marketplace 2009

Thursday, Dec. 24
Job internships in Royal Oak aim to retain grads (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 15
Tough times for big law (Wall Street Journal)
Michigan Lean Consortium elects officials (Oakland Press)

Monday, Dec. 14
OU trains career helpers (Crain's)

Wednesday, Dec. 9
Help entrepreneurs to fuel Michigan jobs (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 8
The alternative M.B.A.: One-year master's degrees (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Nov. 29
Politician, actor, TV judge aim to inspire graduates to dream (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 26
New careers focus of OU open house (Rochester Post)

Monday, Nov. 23
An Educated Workforce (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Nov. 22
Hospital partnership helping senior students (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 20
Expand Nursing Schools (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 19
Networking for Social Responsibility (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Oct. 23
High tech for higher ed (X-ology)

Tuesday, Oct. 20
Open houses to help workers remain competitive (Oakland Press)

Monday, Oct. 19
Area communities recognized for entrepreneurial efforts (Crain's)
Career Works employment calendar (Crain's)

Tuesday, Sept. 29
New website links college grads, Michigan employers (Free Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 16
The following are part of a package of stories the Wall Street Journal published on top MBA programs
With more student strapped for cash and time, accelerated business programs are growing in popularity
Hidden gems
Less time in school often can mean more time needed to find a job
In search of a cachet
The economic downturn has part-time MBA programs scrambling to help students pay for tuition
Schools are reshaping their executive MBA offerings as the recession takes a toll on enrollments
One-year MBA programs are fast, but they leave no time for internships

Wednesday, Sept. 2
OU accepting students for facilitator training (Oakland Press)

August 31, 2009
Summer Student Campus Corps comes to a successful conclusion (Targeted News Service)

August 28, 2009
OU program puts students to work (Oakland Press)

August 27, 2009
Oakland U, Dassault Systemes partner on course (

August 25, 2009
Op-ed: Employees need better 'soft skills' to find jobs (Detroit News)
Letter: Getting schooled (dbusiness)

August 24, 2009
Career Works employment calendar (Crain's)

August 23, 2009
OU helping unemployed with business training (Oakland Press)

August 21, 2009
New job sectors to need 4-year degrees (Free Press)
Project a reality check for workers (Oakland Press)

August 18, 2009
Op-ed: Don't kill Mich.'s biomedical jobs (Detroit News)

August 11, 2009
Laid-off workers yearn to learn (Free Press)

August 3, 2009
CareerWorks career transition (Crain's)
Sustainability could secure a good future (USA Today)

July 31, 2009
Government programs try to help jobless retrain in new fields (USA Today)

July 30, 2009
How to keep college graduates in Mich. (Detroit News)
Lawrence Tech professors promote SOAR approach (Oakland Press)

July 27, 2009
Navistar Defense L.L.C. (Crain's)
Businessmen credit OU with their success (Oakland Press)

July 23, 2009
From automotive to robotics, SBA to support Michigan's economic transition (
Op-ed: Bashing career colleges (Wall Street Journal)
Business incubator program launched (Detroit News)
Baker enrollment up with spike in career changes, online courses (Oakland Press)

July 21, 2009
Macomb opens jobs 'incubator' (Macomb Daily)
OU-Macomb INCubator celebrates grand opening (Oakland Press)

July 20, 2009
New OU biz incubator opens in Sterling Heights (
OU Incubator hosts grand opening in Sterling Heights (MetroMode)

July 15, 2009
Obama pledges $12B for two-year colleges (Detroit News)
They're what Obama's talking about: Two MCC students ... (Free Press)
Op-ed: Obama's push for a better educated work force ... (Detroit News)
$12-billion boost for colleges is welcomed (Free Press)
Obama proposes to help people change careers (Oakland Press)
Quick hit - Entrepreneurs wanted (Free Press)

July 14, 2009
Obama to boost community colleges, retraining efforts (Detroit News)
Obama to push for billions to retrain, teach workers (Free Press)
Business start-up backers plan grand opening (Detroit News)

July 13, 2009
Op-ed: Spinoffs show universities' value (Crain's)

July 12, 2009
OU's School of Nursing to host conference on career options (Oakland Press)

July 8, 2009
Macomb, OU biz incubator gets new home, tenants (Crain's)
Students get to work (USA Today)

July 6, 2009
Oakland U pushes internships for local businesses (MetroMode)

July 2, 2009
Rethink college role in job creation (Detroit News)

June 28, 2009
College grads getting left with low-level jobs (McClatchy)
These grads shun Wall Street, opt instead for teaching jobs (Free Press)

June 25, 2009
Cooley associate professor promoted to assistant dean (Oakland Press)
Future entrepreneurs connect, get advice (Detroit News)

June 22, 2009

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June 17, 2009