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.
Articles about the new minor in Islamics studies appeared in the Detroit Free Press, Rochester Post and Suburban Lifestyles.
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.
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.