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Tuesday, December 16
   Oakland University works with R&E Automated Systems and Siemens to enhance Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Lab (Patch)
   Oakland University works with R&E Automated Systems and Siemens to enhance Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Lab (Automation Alley)

Friday, November 21
   Oakland University's Eye Research Institute receives $3.7M estate gift (OC Prosper)

Thursday, November 20
   Wife of OU Eye Research Institute founder leaves $3.7 million for research (Oakland Press)

Sunday, November 16
   OU gets $3.7M gift for its eye institute (Crain's Detroit Business)

Thursday, October 30
   West Bloomfield AP Psychology students participate in research for Oakland University (Daily Tribune)

Wednesday, October 15
   $1.5M grant supports Eye Research Institute work (Washington Times)
   Eye Research Institute at Oakland University earns $1.5M grant (

Thursday, October 2
   OU medical student invents new surgical device utilizing Google Glass technology (MetroMode)

Monday, September 29
   Google Glass as medical device: OU medical student's innovative use of new technology in surgery (Crain's Detroit Business)

Monday, September 15
   Lasers, circuit boards and a $30 gizmo: Innovative solutions to the methane problem (Environmental Defense Fund)

Wednesday, September 3
   GE Healthcare Announces FDA Approval Of SenoClaire, New Breast Imaging with 3D Tomosynthesis Solution (Med Device Online)

Monday, August 25
   The Methane Detectors Challenge (Environmental Defense Fund)

Friday, August 22
   Finalists Selected in Race to Commercialize Next-Generation Methane Monitors (
   Energy, environmental interests team up to cut methane emissions (Houston Chronicle)
   Methane Detectors Challenge Finalists Chosen (Environmental Leader)

Thursday, August 21
   Industry looks to develop better methane monitors (Fuel

Friday, August 15
   As cruisers prepare to sit in classics, electric vehicle charging becoming widely available (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, August 6
   Parks ballot proposals approved in four communities (Oakland Press)

Friday, August 1
   Oakland University receives $500,000 gift of robotics equipment (Southeast Michigan Startup)

Thursday, July 31
   Oakland University receives $500,000 gift of robotics equipment (MetroMode)

Monday, July 28
   FANUC : America Provides OU with Nearly $500,000 in Robotics Equipment (

Thursday, July 3, 2014
   Can a light-sensing gene that helps pond scum find sunlight also help the blind see? (Stargardt Press)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
   Professor's research finds most lies are told by 'a few prolific liars' (PhysOrg)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
   Oakland University students build hydrogen powered fuel cell golf cart 6/25 (Automation Alley)

Thuursday, June 12, 2014
   The Business of Outpatient Spine: It's an attractive option when you can manage all the pieces. (Outpatient Surgery Magazine)

Sunday, June 1, 2014
   In spite of it all some will act against best interests (The Columbian)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
   Oakland University professor researches genetically modified food GMOs (Royal Oak Tribune)

Monday, May 19, 2014
   Botox might help treat bladder disorders (Medical Xpress)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
   OU awarded $50,000 for robotics program (Daily Tribune)

Saturday, March 1, 2014
   Cyber Security Summit Set at Oakland University (dBusiness)

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2013
Synergy leaders growing "green" through partnerships (Oakland Press)

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
Badenoch to use $50K grant to design military vehicle enhancements (CBS Detroit)

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
State-of-the art labs open for OU medical students (C and G News)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
PROLIM Corporation President Receives "Leaders & Innovator Award" (Business News Articles)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
FEV, Inc. Announces Winners of 2013 FEV Powertrain Development Award (Spi World News)
2013 Annual OEM-Supplier Study Shows Automaker's Lack of Focus has Stalled Improvements in Supplier Relations (The Telegraph)

Friday, May 3, 2013
Avondale/OU Lab will open up seats to students from other districts (Oakland Press)

Saturday, April 20, 2013
'SMaRT' students (Oakland Press)

Friday, April 19, 2013
Avondale High School students to participate in prestigious project SMaRT science research at Oakland University (Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch)

Sunday, April 7, 2013
Life-saving discoveries put on hold by research funding cuts (Detroit Free Press)

Friday, March 22, 2013
Doctoral candidate wins national award for research (Prosper)

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Guest column: University Research Alliance boosts economy, jobs in Michigan (Bridge)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
U-M research offers sickle cell treatment hope (Detroit News)

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Colleges get personal in genetics classes (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013
MSU study points to autism risk (Detroit News)

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Wayne State University researchers map fetal brain signal (Detroit News)
Impending U.S. cuts could slash U-M research $40M (Free Press)

Monday, Feb. 18, 2013
Research trials at U-M personalize cancer treatments (Detroit News)

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013
WSU's biggest research grant is renewed (Free Press)
WSU retains NIH branch (Detroit News)

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013
University of Michigan head of research warns Congress against $60B cuts in research funding (Ann Arbor)

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
Wayne State OKs new Warren tech education center (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Letters: Are Michigan universities worth it? (Detroit News)
Metro Detroit booms as top tech center (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
This just in: WSU mulls $12 million tech ed center in Warren (Crain's)

Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
University Research Corridor a worthy investment (Detroit News)

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013
Oakland University welcomes crowds to Engineering and Computer Science Day (Oakland Press)

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Oakland University hosts annual engineering event (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
Michigan's University Research Corridor had $15.5B economic impact (Detroit News)
Michigan Research Corridor generates jobs and $15.5B in economic impact, study finds (Free Press)

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
$58,000 trip to Brazil aids U-M research, outreach efforts (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012
Top 10 U.S. colleges and universities spending on research and development (Free Press)

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
Stem-Cell Cures Without the Controversy (Wall Street Journal)
Fastener and Joining Institute a one-of-a-kind, aids auto industry, NASA (Oakland Tech News)

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2012
UM to tweet on research prizes (Free Press)
$1.28B: University of Michigan top U.S. public college in research spending (Ann Arbor)

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012
A microscopic stem cell may solve many of our biggest health troubles (Free Press)
Stem cells' promise hits funding wall in MIchigan (Free Press)
Michigan has huge hopes for tiny stem cells (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
Athersys Presents Research Progress in Its Multiple Sclerosis Program (Nasdaq)

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012
Conference focuses on latest in stem cell research (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012
Beaumont wants to build $18 million neuroscience center in Royal Oak (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
Beaumont plans neuroscience center (Free Press)
Beaumont plans $18 million neuroscience center (Crain's)

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
Beaumont proposes $18 million Royal Oak neuroscience center (Detroit News)
Report: Public research universities in peril (Detroit News)

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012
OU awarded $612,000 grant to help raise suicide awareness and prevention efforts (Oakland Press)

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
WSU Fights to keep $167M research grant (Detroit News)
GVSU and Michigan State University team up for clinical research program (MLive)

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2012
OU institute to host stem cell experts (Oakland Press)

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012
Siemens PLM Software Gives Oakland U Software Worth Nearly $12M (CBS Detroit)

Monday, Aug. 13, 2012
UM cancer researchers to consolidate campus location (Crain's)
Stem Cell Research Conference at OU Will Be Open to the Public (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012
GPI collaborates on Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy (Red Orbit)

Monday, July 30, 2012
Mich. Tech opens new research center (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Oakland University researchers trying to beat breast cancer (Oakland Press)
Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) Collaborates on Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy, Oct. 5-7 at Oakland University (PR Newswire)

Thursday, July 19, 2012
U-M researchers to study entrepreneurship (Free Press)

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

Monday, July 2, 2012
Fulbright scholar, OU engineers team up for robot design (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
NASA effort led by U-M (Detroit News)

Friday, June 15, 2012
Commentary: Michigan pols fail to invest in research universities (Detroit News)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Report: Universities put $300M into auto research (The Times Herald)
Why Ferris State University is increasing funding for student research (

Friday, May 25, 2012
TB4 Provides Both Neuroprotection and Neurorestoration When Administered Shortly after Traumatic Brain Injury in Rat Model (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, April 26, 2012
U-M stem-cell line gets national registry go-ahead (Free Press)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
$90M boost for Wayne State (Free Press)

Friday, April 13, 2012
Pinball Expo features about 150 machines (Fox 2 Detroit)

Monday, April 16, 2012
New defense, tech biz incubator opens in Sterling Heights (CDS Detroit)

Sunday, April 15, 2012
WSU to build $93M biotech hub (Crain's)

Saturday, April 14, 2012
MSU proposes agriculture research center in Detroit (Free Press)

Saturday, March 31, 2012
U-M, MSU aid stripped in GOP budget plan (Free Press)
Committee: Cut millions in funds it MSU, U-M don't report  stem cells (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Rutgers University, IBM Open Supercomputer Center (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 22, 2012
To some, this fight is personal: Power, beliefs are issues in battle over U-M's stem cells (Free Press)

Sunday, March 18, 2012
House should give up stem cell end-around (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Dow gives U-M $10M for 300 to study sustainability issues (Free Press)

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Isotopes and jobs: Funding cuts for MSU facility would hurt state's economic future and nation's scientific leadership (Free Press)

Saturday, March 3, 2012
Make MSU lab a national priority, scientists say (Detroit News)
U-M lab aides exempt from unionization (Detroit News)

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012
Seven MI Universities to Partner in Tech Transfer Talent Network (Xconomy Detroit)

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012
MSU isotope lab presses on (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
U.S. must recommit to funding medical research (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
Budget shortchanges MSU (Detroit News)
Lawmakers should protect U-M researchers (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
Feds approve U-M stem cell line (Free Press)

Friday, Jan. 20, 2012
U-M research funding could slow, university official says (Free Press)

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012
MSU upbeat on lab aid despite Chu's remarks (Detroit News)
Make MSU facility a priority (Detroit News)

Science, Technology and Research 2011

Wednesday, Sept. 21
3 at U-M get $500K grants (Detroit News)
3 U-M professors win award (Free Press)

Monday, Sept. 5
Deficit fight threatens funding for health research projects (Detroit News)

Thursday, July 7
Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Recognizes Leading Investigators for Work in Breast Cancer Research (State News Service)

Wednesday, May 11
High-profile stem cell scientist leaving state (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 15
U-M's stem cell test shows promise (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 8
WSU researchers find cold comfort in zinc (Detroit News)
OCC water bottles biodegrade (Journal Register)

Monday, March 7
Research pulse strengthens (Crain's)

Tuesday, Jan. 18
University students to help develop OnStar technology (Oakland Press)
Nuclear research has MSU beaming (Free Press)

Science, Technology and Research 2010

Monday, Nov. 1
Business accelerator network for southeast michigan (X-ology)
Working smart (X-ology)
Susan Hood (X-ology)

Friday, Oct. 29
Stem Cell summit a success (Detroit News)

Thursday, Oct. 7
Report: University Research Corridor generates $14.8 billion for state's economy since 2007 (Crain's)

Tuesday, Oct. 5
Stem cell summit zeroes in on ethics (Free Press)
Stem cell researchers warned: 'Be vigilant' (Detroit News)
Ethical questions grow more complicated (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 4
Stem cell research too slow for some (Detroit News)
Stem cell summit looks to future (Free Press)
Even in petri dish, life merits protection (Free Press)

Sunday, Oct. 3
A promising state of research on stem cells (Free Press)
Advancing science (Detroit News)
A world of hope and controversy (Free Press)

Thursday, Sept. 30
Summit showcases stem cell trials (Detroit News)
U-M stem cell trial promising (Detroit News)

Tuesday, August 31
Clarify the law (Detroit News)

Thursday, June 29
Stem cell scientists fear election impact (Detroit News)

Wednesday, June 28
Stem cell research report flawed (Detroit News)

Monday, June 14
Take stand for stem cell research (Crain's)

Monday, June 7
Biotech industry seeks matching funds, tax cuts, advisory panel (Crain's)

Thursday, April 15
Licenses Drive Gene Debate (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, April 8
OU gets $2.7M grant for geothermal heat system (Detroit News)

Monday, April 5
OU professor earns $340,000 research grant (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, March 16
'Comparative Effectiveness' Research Is Always Behind the Curve (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 8
Stem cell language needs refining (Crain's)

Friday, March 5
OU faculty members win science/technology grants (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 3
Oakland University gets $1.5 million in stimulus grants (Detroit News)
Oakland U gets $1.5 million i n NSF stimulus grants (

Tuesday, March 2
OU faculty members win NSF support for promising science and technology initiatives (The Rochester Citizen)

Sunday, Feb. 28
OU faculty pursue research initiatives with $2.7 million from National Institutes of Health (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Feb. 7
Tales out of school: A survey of the state of American research universities (New York Times)

Saturday, Feb. 6
Life sciences boost cited (Detroit News)

Friday, Feb. 5
3 university presidents to meet today (Free Press)

Monday, Feb. 1
U-M to press for stem cell diversity (Detroit News)

Monday, Jan. 18
Stem cell standoff: Do bills bring clarity or new restrictions? (Crain's)

Sunday, Jan. 10
Cell multiplication: Universities push stem cell research in state (Crain's)

Science, Technology and Research 2009

Thursday, Dec. 31
Work on stem cells raises questions (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 23
University to get $1.6 million (FP, DN)

Monday, Dec. 21
Hiring, planning in gear for MSU's nuke project (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 9
Embryos power U-M stem cell research (Detroit News)
U-M ready to get embryos for research (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 26
OU's new vehicles produce no emissions (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 25
Ford and UDM develop electric vehicle courses (Free Press)

Monday, Nov. 16
University Research Corridor leads high-technology charge (Crain's)
Michigan Tech gets go-ahead for research center (Free Press)
College students could benefit from social networks (USA Today)

Thursday, Nov. 12
Kindle criticized over read-aloud setup (Associated Press)

Thursday, Nov. 5
Oakland U adds more green vehicles to its campus (MetroMode)

Wednesday, Oct. 28
Innovative new OU Tech Center opens (C & G News)

August 17, 2009
Focus - University research (Crain's)

August 7, 2009
U-M, MSU to promote energy with $32 million (Free Press)
U-M, MSU receive $32M in energy grants (Detroit News)

August 4, 2009
WSU prof ties chemical to obsessive disorder (Free Press)
Students at CMU test cane to guide the blind (Detroit News)

July 16, 2009
E-Readers get mixed reviews from students (Wall Street Journal)

June 30, 2009
University to teach radio frequency electronics (Detroit News)