OU’s role in the TEAM coalition and funding-related advocacy appeared in the Free Press (three times; once on front page), Detroit News (three times), Crain’s Detroit Business (twice), Observer-Eccentric, Flint Journal, Lansing State Journal, Lake County Star (Baldwin) and Oakland Press.
Jazz pianist and Pontiac native Hank Jones received an honorary degree at spring 2007 commencement. His award was previewed in the Free Press.
Earth Day Expo
Full coverage of the Earth Day Expo, with keynote speaker John Cherry, appeared on the front page of the Rochester Post and in the Oakland Press and Suburban Lifestyles. The event was previewed in the Detroit News, Oakland Press (three times), Suburban Lifestyles, Observer-Eccentric and the Rochester Post (twice).
Henry Ford Health System
OU’s nursing partnership with the Henry Ford Health System to help displaced autoworkers retrain was covered in the Oakland Press, Health Care Week Review, Detroit News and Crain’s Detroit Business. It was also mentioned in an AP article that appeared in the Ann Arbor News and the Herald-Palladium (St. Joseph).
Coverage of Comerica’s $75,000 gift to OU appeared in the Oakland Press and the Great Lakes IT Report.
The AUTOe Conference was previewed in the Rochester Post.
The latest OU lecture at the Rochester Older Persons’ Commission, a talk on autism by Professor Jan Graetz, was previewed in the Free Press and the Observer-Eccentric.
Wellness Promotion Day
Sponsored by the SHS, Wellness Promotion Day was previewed in the Rochester Post, MetroTimes and the Observer-Eccentric.
Macomb 2 Oakland
The Macomb 2 Oakland partnership was featured in a Macomb Daily article.
Return to Earn
OU’s Return to Earn program was detailed in an Oakland Business Review article.
Far Field Retreat for Writers
The English Department’s Far Field Retreat for Writers was covered in the Observer-Eccentric.
Jack’s Place for Autism
The Jack’s Place Family Fun Day was previewed in the Oakland Press, Macomb Daily and Observer-Eccentric.