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This is a briefing of significant news articles featuring Oakland University during the month of January 2007.
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Tigers Winter Caravan
Articles about the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan event at the O'rena appeared in the Detroit Free Press (eight articles), Detroit News (three), Oakland Press (three), Observer/Eccentric (two) and Rochester Post. In addition, 18 outstate newspapers reported the event in their editions.
Islamic Studies
Articles about the new minor in Islamics studies appeared in the Detroit Free Press, Rochester Post and Suburban Lifestyles.
New classes
OU's Music Preparatory Division's new classes in Creative Musicianship were profiled in an Oakland Press article.
Keeper of the Dream
Despite the fact the Keeper of the Dream event featuring Ruby Dee had to be postponed until February, articles about her visit to campus and OU's Martin Luther King Day happenings appeared in the Oakland Press, Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Observer/Eccentric, Suburban Lifestyles and Rochester Post.
Guest column
A guest column authored by President Russi, in conjunction with Detroit Renaissance, appeared in the Detroit News. The column was about engaging young students in science, technology, engineering and math.

Academic Partnerships

OU-OPC partnership
The Observer/Eccentric, Rochester Post and Suburban Lifestyles all covered the the official kick-off of the partnership between Oakland University and the city of Rochester's Older Persons' Commission.

Students & Alumni

Students with disabilities
Articles about Micah Fialka-Feldman and his quest to complete his degree despite a cognitive disability appeared in the Detroit Free Press and the Oakland Press.

Faculty & Programs
Distinguished achievement
Articles about Gadis "Buck" Dillon winning the Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award from the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants appeared in Crain's Detroit Business and the Rochester Post.
Articles about the Feb. 3 seminar on workplace violence on campus appeared in the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News.
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