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

Medical School
The Bridge Magazine reported on Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in an article regarding Michigan's looming doctor shortage.

Boosting Enrollment

Lean Engineering Course
The Oakland Press reported on a new course in lean principles offered through a partnership between Oakland University's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Pawley Lean Institute.

Inspired Faculty and Staff

Robert Folberg
Dr. Robert Folberg, dean of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, was quoted in Bridge Magazine regarding Michigan's looming doctor shortage.

Jennifer Vonk
Jennifer Vonk, professor of psychology, was quoted in Business Standard after leading a team of Oakland University researchers in a study on the cognitive abilities of black bears.

Elizabeth Putnam and Tracy Huth
Associate Athletic Director Elizabeth Putnam and Tracy Huth, director of athletics, were quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the growth of Oakland University's athletic programs.

Campus Events

Clinton River Watershed
The Oakland Press reported on a forum hosted by OU to evaluate the Clinton River Watershed.

Robotics Competition
The Oakland Press reported on the International Ground Vehicle Competition hosted by Oakland University. The Oakland Robotics Association claimed first place in the design competition, among other honors.

Remarkable Students and Alumni

Ralph Hill
OU basketball player Ralph Hill was featured in the Oakland Press after transferring from the University of Dayton this summer.

Reggie Hamilton
Former OU basketball star Reggie Hamilton was featured in The Hoops Report after gaining attention from several teams ahead of the 2012 NBA Draft.

Hayden Fox
OU baseball star Hayden Fox was featured in the Detroit News after being selected by the Miami Marlins in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.

Micho Radovnikovich
Micho Radovnikovich, president of the Oakland Robotics Association, was quoted in the Oakland Press regarding the International Ground Vehicle Competition, which was hosted by OU.

Holly Suzko and Faris Al-Nsour
OU graduates Holly Suzko and Faris Al-Nsour were featured in the Oakland Press after being named to the 2012 class W.K Kellogg Foundation Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellows.

Future Students

Taylor Hargraves
Taylor Hargraves, Lake Orion High School senior, was featured in the Oakland Press after signing to play volleyball for Oakland University this fall.

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