Kresge Library

Articles and news items from the OU Magazine

Compiled by Linda L. Hildebrand

The chronological list below consists of the tables of contents of the news items and articles that have appeared in the Oakland University Magazine and short descriptions of the items.

It does not include information from the Class Notes nor the Donor Honor Roll sections of the magazine..

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Cover: Jan and Don O'Dowd Hall

President's introduction. (Spring, 1982, p.2)

Pres. Joseph Champagne introduces first issue of the Oakland University Magazine.

Oakland University in the eighties: retooling for a new environment, by Ann J. Lowe. (Spring, 1982, p. 3- 5) OU in the 80's, reassessing its resources and purposes; via the Committee on Academic Mission and Priorities,headed by George Feeman; the Committee on Student and Urban Affairs Mission and Priorities, headed by Rosalind Andreas, and the Task Force on University Public Service, headed by Jacqueline Scherer.

Affiliate update. (Spring, 1982, p. 6)

Alumni affiliates updates
Honors College Publication. (Spring, 1982, p. 6) Honors College assumes publication of Odyssey, a Journal of the Humanities.
Alumni Research Grants Awarded. (Spring, 1982, p. 6) OU Alumni Association awards research grants to Sally M. Whitty, Shaun P. Healy, Scott Michael Braxton, Janet Sue Shellman, Joan M. Abbey.
Renewed commitment by President's Club. (Spring, 1982, p.7) President's Club reassesses its role ; New President's Club members listed.
Gehringer-Kaline Meadow Brook Golf Classic. (Spring, 1982, p.7) 1982 golf classic to be held June 10th.
Kleckner named Provost. (Spring, 1982, . p. 8) Keith R. Kleckner named vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost.
Trustee changes announced. (Spring, 1982, p.8) Detroit architect Howard F. Sims appointed to OU Board in Oct. 1981 to replace David B. Lewis. Marvin L. Katke, charter member of the OU Board, resigned Feb. 15, 1982.
The hearing impaired saw and "heard" Romeo and Juliet. (Spring, 1982, p. 9) A signed performance of Romeo and Juliet was performed in the Studio Theatre Feb. 7, and 21.

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Summer Issue 1982

Cover: Dodge Hall of Engineering

President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Summer, 1982, p. 2)

Self-study provides blueprint for Oakland's future, by William Connellan '67. (Summer, 1982, p. 3-4)

Summary of reports from the Committee on Academic Mission and Priorities (CAMP), the Committee on Student and Urban Affairs Mission and Priorities,and the Task Force on University Public Service.

OU attracts two Merit Scholars. (Summer, 1982, p.5)

Two National Merit Scholarship winners, Carol A. Schwartz and Gail K. Gmeiner, to attend OU this fall.

Abba Eban at OU. (Summer, 1982, p. 5)

Ambassador Abba Eban presents talk "Can there be peace in the Mideast" on April 5.

Wilson Award winners. (Summer, 1982, p .5)

Dawn M. Santy and James E. Green selected as Wilson Award winners for 1982.

Ground Zero week opened at OU. (Summer, 1982, p. 5)

Paul Warnke, John Anderson, Bishop Thomas Gumbleton and Sidney Lens join in a symposium "Peace in search of Makers" on April 18.

Katke honored. (Summer, 1982, p. 6)

Marvin L. Katke named as trustee emeritus in a resolution of appreciation at the June 8th Board meeting.

Riley joins board. (Summer, 1982, p. 6) Detroit attorney Wallace D. Riley has been appointed to the OU Board.
OU student to study presidency. (Summer, 1982, p. 6) OU senior Zachary Shallow chosen by the Center for the Study of the Presidency as fellow
Robotics Conference at Meadow Brook Hall. (Summer, 1982, p.7) OU hosted a major research conference on the robotics industry May 24-25th.
An Elizabethan afternoon at Meadow Brook Hall. (Summer, 1982, p. 7) A symposium entitled "The Queene's Fancie" was held Apr. 21 featuring lectures on Elizabethan drama, art, history, architecture, music and dance.
Slavic Folk Ensemble. (Summer, 1982, p. 8) Slavic Folk Ensemble, one of OU's earliest student organization, will take their show on the road.
Outstanding advisors cited. (Summer, 1982, p. 8) Janice Schimmelman (Art History), A. Gary Shepherd (Sociology) and David Jaymes (Modern Languages) recognized for academic advising prowess.
Lew Ayres at Meadow Brook. (Summer, 1982, p. 8) A reception honoring actor Lew Ayres was held at Meadow Brook Hall; Ayres was awarded honorary degree from OU in 1980.
New President's Club members. (Summer, 1982, p. 9) A list of the newest members.
Glyndebourne renaissance. (Summer, 1982, p. 9) Friends of Kresge Library announce Glyndebourne Picnic to be held Sept. 11; Chrysler executive Gerald Greenwald and his wife Glenda, to serve as chairpersons.
Macomb scholarship. (Summer, 1982, p. 9) OU Scholarship Committee for Macomb County contributions.
Golf and tennis day, July 19. (Summer, 1982, p. 9) President's Club annual golf and tennis day.
Men's swimming. (Summer, 1982, p. 10) Coach Pete Hovland leads OU men to 3d place finish in 1982 Div. II national championships.
Pioneer women's swimming. (Summer, 1982, p. 10) Coach Mark Johnston leads OU men to 3d place finish in Div. II national championships.
Lady Pioneers honored. (Summer, 1982, p. 10) Michigan House of Representatives adopted a resolution of commendation for the OU women's basketball team for outstanding 1981-82 season.
   

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Cover: Matilda and Alfred Wilson at Meadow Brook Hall entrance: Caption: Oakland University's benefactors . . . a legacy of giving.
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Fall, 1982, p. 2)  
Oakland University's benefactors . . . a legacy of giving, by Carole Cornell Trautman. (Fall, 1982, p. 3 - 5) Article highlighting OU's benefactors and volunteers: Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson, Helen G. Kyes, members of the OU Foundation, the Friends of the University, Janet Bennett, Philip Williams, Ralph Norvell, Rick Wlodyga.
Annual President's Club dinners. (Fall, 1982, p. 6) Members of the 460 member President's Club hold annual dinners, Sept. 14-17 in Meadow Brook Hall.
New members--President's Club. (Fall, 1982, p. 7)  
In memoriam. (Fall, 1982, p. 7) Leonard T. Lewis; Virginia Gwin Heigho Yntema.
Foundation Trustees annual dinner. (Fall, 1982, p. 7) OU Foundation Trustees annual dinner to be held Oct. 27.
Alumni Fund allocations announced. (Fall, 1982, p. 8) $78,571 raised through Alumni Assoc. Fund Drive; monies to be distributed to Kresge Library, scholarships, undergraduate research and special projects.
DASA Awarded. (Fall, 1982, p. 9) Distinguished Alumni Service Award presented to John F. Mills and Thomas Yatooma.
Alumni Telefund schedule set. (Fall, 1982, p. 9)  
Eye opening research conducted by OU professor. (Fall, 1982, p. 10-11) Nalin J. Unakar has been cited for his research by the National Eye Institute.
Appleton cited for teaching excellence. (Fall, 1982, p. 11) Sheldon L. Appleton (Political Science) selected for the 1st OU Teaching Excellence Award.
Nobel Symposium selects OU professor. (Fall, 1982, p. 12) Arun K. Roy (Biology) invited to present his work at a Nobel symposium, Sept. 5-9, 1983.
Ou Foundation Scholarships awarded. (Fall, 1982, p. 12) Cheryl Scott and Wendy Ordiway awarded OU Foundation Scholarships for 1983.
OU recruits scholar/athletes. (Fall, 1982, p. 13) Mary Pike, Paul Larkin and Chris Howze to play at OU.
A new service for Alumni Association members. (Fall, 1982, p. 14) Members of Alumni Assoc. eligible for services at the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union OU branch.
Official transcript service guidelines for alumni. (Fall, 1982, p. 14)  
   

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Winter Issue 1983
Cover: Television control console; Caption: A new medium for OU . . . Cable TV.
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Winter, 1983, p. 2)  
Tuning in on cable TV, by Ann J. Lowe. (Winter, 1983, p. 3-5) Past, present and future of cable television on campus.
Successful membership drive exceeds goal. (Winter, 1983, p. 6) President's Club enrolls 90 additional members for 1982. Names of new members are listed.
In memoriam. (Winter, 1983, p. 6) John S. Bugas, OU benefactor, dies Dec. 2, 1982.
Foundation elections. (Winter, 1983, p. 6) Results of Foundation elections for 1982-1983.
President's Club Christmas Walk at Meadow Brook Hall. (Winter, 1983, p. 7) Photos of the event.
Two Alumni Affiliates hold annual meetings. (Winter, 1983, p. 8) The Engineering Alumni Association and the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association hold meetings and elections.
Arts and Sciences Career Days '83. (Winter, 1983, p. 8) Recruiting CAS alumni for March 16 Careers Day.
1982-1983 Telefund achieves goal. (Winter, 1983, p. 9) OU Alumni Association's telefund raises a total of $70,448 in pledges from 3084 alumni.
Alumni call for nominations for Teaching Excellence Award. (Winter, 1983, p.9) All members of the OU community are invited to submit nominations.
George T. Matthews returns to the classroom, by James Llewellyn. (Winter, 1983, p. 10) Matthews returns to teaching after serving in a number of administrative positions, including that of Interim President.
F. James McDonald visits OU, by Colette Fortin. (Winter, 1983, p. 11) McDonald, chief operating officer of GM, speaks to the OU community on Nov. 8, 1982.
The magic kingdom of computers, by Helen J. Schwartz. (Winter, 1983, p. 12-13) Using computers in the humanities.
Unassuming coach and talented OU team head into another winning season. (Winter, 1983, p. 14) OU Women's Basketball team and Coach Dewayne Jones prepare for 1983-84 season.
Winter athletic events at home. (Winter, 1983, p. 14) Calendar of events--Men's and Women's basketball, Men's and Women's swimming, Wrestling.
 

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Spring/Summer Issue 1983
Cover: Professor Harvey J. Arnold (Mathematical Sciences); Caption: Oakland University and industry . . finding the right fit.
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 2)  
The University and Industry, toward new partnerships, by Ann J. Lowe. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 3-6) Opportunities and initiatives for new partnerships between OU and area industries.
Bridging the gap between college and career. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 7) Co-op students strengthen corporate-academic ties. (Photos)
Membership commitment increased to $12,500. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 8) President's Club contribution requirement raised.
Golf Classic: a real classic. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 8) The Gehringer-Kaline Meadow Brook Golf Classic on June 13 with Joe Garagiola as master of ceremonies and Jac LeGoff chaired the event.
Macomb group aids students. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 8) Angela Romano, president of the OU Scholarship Committee of Macomb, presents the university with $5,000 for scholarships.
President's Club continues to grow at a record pace. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 9) List of new members.
In memoriam. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 9) Dr. Howard B. Barker; Mrs. Leslie H. Green.
Incumbents, newly elected Board members announce goals for Alumni Association. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 10) Report on Alumni Association elections, lists of board members and executive offices, activities and plans for the future.
Texaco executive visits OU. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 12) John C. Childs, Texaco vice president, speaks to OU marketing students.
Successful Careers Day for both students and alumni, by Tina Guastella. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 13) Report of the fourth annual Careers Day.
OU Summer Sports Camps. (Spring/Summer, 1983, p. 14) Description of summer camp offerings.
   

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Fall Issue 1983
Cover: Sunlight shining through clouds over Varner Hall and Kresge Library; Caption: More than twenty years of academic excellence . . . and just the beginning.
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Fall, 1983, p. 2) Reflections of OU's first 20 years.
A tribute to a Charter class, to a Charter faculty, and to a University, by George T. Matthews. (Fall, 1983, p. 3-6) Remarks made at the OU Alumni Associations 20th reunion dinner for the Charter Class, July 23, 1983 at Meadow Brook Hall.
In pursuit of academic excellence, a tradition, a responsibility. (Fall, 1983, p. 6-7) Reflections of two OU alumni, James Drummond, '83 and John Mills, '72.
Oakland University Ambassadors-at-large. (Fall, 1983, p. 8) Surrogate alumni, members of the President's Club, contribute and support OU.
Roster of new members. (Fall, 1983, p. 8) List of new President's Club members.
President's Club. (Fall, 1983, p. 9) Photos from the President's Club annual Black Tie Dinner.
Alumni support . . . an integral part of many university programs. (Fall, 1983, p. 10) Funds from OU alumni help support Kresge Library, scholarships, new programs and workshops.
Alumni, students and faculty extend the learning experience beyond the classroom, by Robert Eberwein. (Fall, 1983, p. 11) The College Alumni Association sponsored the "Mozart Festival", a series of lectures and performances.
Carl Barnes named Director of the Center for the Arts. (Fall, 1983, p. 12) Barnes to serve as administrative head of new Center, consisting of the departments of Art and Art History, Music, and Theatre and Dance.
The Meadow Brook Music Festival 1964-1983. (Fall, 1983, p. 13) Historical essay on performers and performances over the past 20 years.
Hartman brings fresh game plan to Oakland's athletic program, by Stan Blackford. (Fall, 1983, p. 14) Paul Hartman named new director of athletics.
Lepley returns to OU. (Fall, 1983, p. 14) Photo: Hollie Lepley, instructs young athletes during Oakland's 1983 summer golf camps.
   

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Winter Issue 1984
Cover:   "Influence" by Denise Corley
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Winter, 1984, p. 2) Plans for 1984
OU expanding horizons of service. (Winter, 1984, p. 3-5) OU's public service initiatives and activities.
News. (Winter, 1984, p. 6) News photos
President appoints Commission on Excellence. (Winter, 1984, p. 7) New Commission, chaired by Curt Chipman (Mathematics), is established to examine academic life
OU plans silver anniversary celebration. (Winter, 1984, p. 7) George Matthews (History) to chair Silver Anniversary Planning Committee.
OU appoints development director. (Winter, 1984, p. 8) David H. Rodwell assumes the position of director of development.
President's Club adds members. (Winter, 1984, p. 8) List of new members.
Foundation elects Trustees. (Winter, 1984, p. 8) Executive trustees of the OU Foundation were selected.
New 1983-84 Foundation Scholars are indeed winners! (Winter, 1984, p. 8) OU Foundation scholars named: Frances Miller and Greg Hodder.
President's Club members celebrate a Victorian Christmas. (Winter, 1984, p. 9) Photos of club members during Meadow Brook Hall's Christmas walk.
Arun Roy's research on aging recognized by Nobel. (Winter, 1984, p. 10) Roy (Biological Sciences)honored by appearance at Nobel Symposium on "Steroid Hormone Receptors", Sept. 5-10, Karlskoga, Sweden.
Stanley Hollingsworth: OU's composer-in-residence runs on 'spontaneous inspiration'. (Fall, 1984, p. 11) Hollingsworth's work as a composer and teacher.
Alumni Affiliates fill helping role. (Fall, 1984, p. 12) Role of affiliates and their members.
Pancioli named Alumni Assistant Director. (Fall, 1984, p. 12) Patricia Pancioli assumes new position of assistant director of alumni relations.
Alumni Telefund tops $79,000.(Fall, 1984, p. 13)  
In memoriam (Fall, 1984, p. 14) Kenneth A. Meade, adjunct Professor of Engineering and Computer science, died Nov. 2.
Teaching Excellence Award. (Fall, 1984, p. 14) David J. Downing (Mathematics) is the 1983 recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award; nominations are being accepted for the 1984 award.
Faculty books in print: a selected list. (Fall, 1984, p. 14)  
MB Art Gallery features new exhibit. (Fall, 1984, p. 15) Works by Denise Corley, Gary Bandy, Tom Hale on exhibit. Forthcoming exhibit to feature "Master paintings of Haiti" from the Dr. Siri von Reis collection.
   

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Spring Issue 1984
Cover:  "Lichen Garden", by Dennis Hanser.
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Spring, 1984, p. 2)  
Achievement: Profile of seven OU student scholars. (Spring, 1984, p. 3) Profiles of Nancy DeSantis, Alan McMann, Anita Broun, Tracy Shagnea, Brenda McLean, Melvin C. Burns II, Carol Rembor, John Carter
Barnes Collection benefits University. (Spring, 1984, p. 6) Exhibit of prints from the Anna M. and Carl F. Barnes Collection at the Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Jan. 15-Feb. 11, 1984.
In memoriam. (Spring, 1984, p. 6) Judith Holmes, OU staff member.
Reflections on OU's 25th anniversary. (Spring, 1984, p. 7) Anniversary celebration to begin at fall commencement exercises, Sept. 16, 1984, 25 years after the first academic convocation in 1959.
The liberal arts and sciences: strength in change, by Brian Copenhaver. (Spring, 1984, p. 8)

Value of liberal arts in a time of technological change.

 

Croquet, computers and chorales, by Jane D. Eberwein. (Spring, 1984, p. 9)

Announcement of "American in transition: the Chautauqua precedent", a day of exhibits, readings, talks and music that will take place on June 2.

President's Club adds members. (Spring, 1984, p. 10) List of new members.
In memoriam. (Spring, 1984, p. 10) Robert J. Krejsa, Ralph Polk, Sr.
Meadow Brook Theatre Guild. (Spring, 1984, p. 10) Background and role of the Guild.
Theatre Guild Costume Show. (Spring, 1984, p. 11) Photos of costumes from MBT productions.
England's Royal Society of Chemistry acknowledges Professor Sevilla's work. (Spring, 1984, p.12) Michael Sevilla (Chemistry) is invited to present a paper at the Faraday Discussion of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Doctoral student develops cancer detection treatment device. (Spring, 1984, p. 12) James Mattiello helps develop photo radiation machine.
OU liberal arts grads flourish in careers with the federal government. (Spring, 1984, p. 13-15) Barbara Peters ('68) and Bill Peters('67), Doug Makeig ('72), Marda Robillard, Cynthia Attwood ('69), Deborah Kalcevic ('73) discuss their government jobs.
Alumni meet President Champagne, Senator Levin at Washington reception. (Spring, 1984, p. 16)  
Alumni leader retires--briefly? (Spring, 1984, p. 16) Judy Nolish, winner of the Distinguished Alumni Service Award, is taking the next year off.
1984-85 Alumni Association officers. (Spring, 1984, p. 17)  
New members OU Alumni Board. (Spring, 1984, p. 17)  
Five named to OU Athletic Hall of Honor. (Spring, 1984, p. 18) Corey Van Fleet, Hollie L. Lepley, Kathy Hewelt, Carvin Melson, Paul Karas-- inducted at a dinner held at Meadow Brook Hall, Feb. 11.
OU swimmers finish 2d and 4th at NCAA Division II National championships. (Spring, 1984, p. 18)  
Ou Summer sports camps expanded for 1984. (Spring, 1984, p. 18) Sports camps schedule.
Dennis Hanser: Portfolio (Spring, 1984, p. 19) Profile of Dennis Hanser, OU photographer.
   

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Summer Issue 1984

Cover: Students help Mrs. Matilda R. Wilson rings in her 81st birthday; Caption: 25th Anniversary Issue.
President's introduction, by Joseph Champagne. (Summer, 1984) Introducing the 25th anniversary emblem.
A taste of the best. (Summer, 1984, p. 1-3) OU History: Eight Charter students relate the highs and lows of Oakland's beginnings: Margaret Swoboda Kelly, George Corbin, Julie (Becker) Fredrick, Daniel Fullmer, Gary and Kathy (Berry) Acker, Ronald and Beverly (Donato) Miller.
Promise, dedication, camaraderie and hard work: OU charter faculty and staff look back on 25 years. (Summer, 1984, p. 4-6) OU History: Reminiscences of James H. McKay, William Schwab, Richard J. Burke, Robert Swanson, Paul Tomboulian, William Hammerle, Gertrude White, Thomas Fitzimmons, Helen Kovach-Tarakanov, Richard Moore, Clare McVety, Lowell Eklund.
Fourteen give 25 years of service. (Summer, 1984, p. 7)  
Meadow Brook Seminars revisited. (Summer, 1984, p. 7) Conferences to be held as analogues to the 1958 "Meadow Brook Seminars on Higher Education."
Highlights in OU history. (Summer, 1984, p. 9-11) Photos and chronology of the first 25 years.
25th Anniversary Events schedule. (Summer, 1984, p. 12) List of events.
Faculty/Staff p. 13) Faculty and staff announcements.
Katke elected Foundation President. (Summer, 1984, p. 14) Marvin L. Katke, first chair of the OU Board of Trustees, elected President of the OU Foundation.
Foundation officers chosen. (Summer, 1984, p. 14)  
President's Club annual dinner meeting set. (Summer, 1984, p. 15) Reception and dinner honoring members of the President's Club to be held Aug. 22.
Past presidents to speak at Foundation meeting (Summer, 1984, p. 15) John Hannah and Donald O'Dowd are scheduled to speak at OU Foundation dinner, Oct. 24.
President's Club adds members. (Summer, 1984, p. 15) New member list.
In memoriam. (Summer, 1984, p. 15) Mrs. Albert A. Stanker
Black alumni hold reunion. (Summer, 1984, p. 16) OU Black Alumni Assoc. hosts 6th biennial reunion June 1.
Wilson award winners named. (Summer, 1984, p. 16) Jean Chagnon-Royce and Alan R. McMann to receive the Matilda R. and Alfred G. Wilson Awards.
In memoriam. (Summer, 1984, p. 17) Ricky J. Taggart, '82.
   

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Fall Issue 1984
Cover: Former barn on Meadow Brook Estate: Caption: From farm to the forefront of educational leadership - how Oakland is meeting the challenges. . .

In memoriam—Harold A. Fitzgerald (p. 3-4)

President emeritus of OU Foundation dies; article summarizing his contributions.

Bemis and Googasian come on board (Fall, 1984, p. 3)

Donald Bemis and Phyllis Law Googasian appointed to the OU Board of Trustees

Pledges: allocated and underway. (Fall, 1984, p. 3)

$92,000 of gifts received --allocations

Alumni Memorial Scholarship winner named (p.4)

Kimberly McDowell is the 1984 winner

For the fund of it (Fall, 1984, p.4)

Three fund-raisers benefit the OU Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Meadow Brook Hall and Kresge Library

Recreation P.C. style (Fall, 1984, p.4)

President’s Club members golfing

Summer sports camps flourish (Fall, 1984, p.5)

Teaching Excellence Award conferred (Fall, 1984, p. 5)

Nigel Hampton (English) receives 3d annual award.

An Artistic Success (Fall, 1984, p.5)

Arts-for-Youth-Camp

A most distinguished alumnus (Fall, 1984, p. 5)

Barry Klein wins the 1983-84 Distinguished Alumni Service Award.

University Research Committee issues awards (Fall, 1984, p. 5)

Arun K. Roy (Biological Sciences)receives 1st Research Excellence Award.

Educating Engineers (Fall, 1984, p. 6-8)

An interview with Dean Thomas W. Butler, Jr., School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Art a la Barron: anniversary exhibit honors Meadow Brook Art Gallery Patrons, by Nancy E. Ryan (Fall, 1984, p. 9-11)

Contemporary arts from the collection of Florence and S. Brooks Barron exhibited at the Art Gallery. illus.

Stronger, nobler, more vibrant, by David H. Rodwell (Fall, 1984, p. 12-14)

25th anniversary summary of Oakland University endeavors and results.

   

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Winter Issue 1985
Cover:  Dales' cartoon of the "Working Woman"; Caption: And, thanks to one working woman, we have Dale Cards TM and calendars...
Let's not let the word get in the way of the concept, by Geoffrey C. Upward. (Winter, 1985, p.2) Editor's comment on excellence.
Chicago weekend getaway. (Winter, 1985, p. 3) OU Alumni Association trip opportunity.
The Foundation Scholars. (Winter, 1985, p.4) Scholars honored: Greg Hodder, Jennifer Mast, Frances Miller, Jean O'Brien, Cheryl Scott, Scott turner, James Witalec.
Call for nominations. (Winter, 1985, p. 4) Nominations for the Teaching Excellence Awards are being accepted.
Alumni affiliate news. (Winter, 1985, p. 4) Activities of the Economics and Management Alumni Affiliate& the Engineering and Computer Science Alumni Affiliate.
OU phones Rolm. (Winter, 1985, p. 5) Adoption of the Rolm telephone system.
Toasting the roast. (Winter, 1985, p. 5) The Isiah Thomas Roast and Toast, a fund-raiser for the OU men's basketball program held Nov. 8.
The Oakland/Chengdu agreement. (Winter, 1985, p. 5) Student and faculty exchanges between OU and China's Chengdu University of Science and Engineering.
Soccer to 'em! (Winter, 1985, p. 5) Soccer team makes it to NCAA national championships.
At work on the farm. (Winter, 1985, p.6) Preservation of the historic Dodge farmhouse.
Alumni Telefund update. (Winter, 1985, p. 6) Telefund raised $95,179 in pledges.
Thanks for the hard work. (Winter, 1985, p. 6) Alumni and community volunteers honored by resolution from the OU Board of Trustees.
Memorial garden ground breaking. p. 6) Pres. Champagne broke ground Nov. 28, for OU's alumni memorial grove, commemorating deceased alumni and students.
Hail to the 25th! (Winter, 1985, p. 8-11) Photos from the 25th silver anniversary celebration of OU's founding.
What have we learned; what should we do? by Keith R. Kleckner. (Winter, 1985, p. 12-13) OU and its direction for the future.
Yea, nay or gray?, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Winter, 1985, p. 14-19) Women's status, women's roles in the political arena: Ronna Romney ('67), Marda Robillard ('78), Jane Hershey ('81), Mary Ellen Parrott, Arlene Rampson ('84)
The Barbara in the Dale, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Winter, 1985, p. 20-21) Greeting card entrepreneurs, Barbara Dale ('73) and Jim Dale.
Search and you shall find, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Winter, 1985, p. 22-24) New advances in library technology, online catalogs, database searching.
Dwiescie Lat USA: Idealy I Paradosky Historii Amerykanskiej (Two-hundred years: the promise and paradox of the American Experience. (Winter, 1985, p. 25) Introduction by OU professor of history, Lawrence Orton.
Counseling: an introduction, by John Pietrofesca, Alan Hoffman and Howard Splete. (Winter, 1985, p. 26) Book review.
Labor and the Chinese revolution, by S. Bernard Thomas. (Winter, 1985, p. 26 Book review.
The French correction: grammatical problems for review and reference, by Norman Susskind. (Winter, 1985, p. 26) Book review.
   

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Spring Issue 1985
Cover: Research Associate Sarah G. Ward ('83); Caption: At Oakland University, biomedical research is alive and well.
Community Service: from Biomedical research to Romeo and Juliet, by Geoffrey C. Upward. (Spring, 1985, p. 2) Highlights of articles in this issue of the Oakland University Magazine.
For performance and service. (Spring, 1985, p.4) Athletes honored at 2nd Hall of Honor ceremony, Tim Kramer, Helen Shereda-Smith, Kenneth Whiteside and Richard Linington.
From the defense. (Spring, 1985, p. 4) U.S. Dept. of Defense awarded grant to OU School of Engineering and Computer Science to support a robotics and computer vision laboratory.
Bacteria research under way. (Spring, 1985, p.4-5) Satish K. Walia & Rom Madhaven study bacterial resistance to drugs.
On board! (Spring, 1985, p.5) Alumni Assoc. Board of Directors election results.
Partners in CAD. (Spring, 1985, p.5) Ford Motor Co. signs consulting agreement with OU faculty for help on mathematical techniques of CAD.
Competitively speaking (Spring, 1985, p.5) Ford Motor Co. and OU School of Economic and Management Alumni Affiliate meet at annual dinner.
Off to camp. (Spring, 1985, p. 5) Arts-For-Youth and Summer Sports camps at OU this summer.
Support from the Foundation. (Spring, 1985, p.6) OU Foundation grants awarded.
A rare gift. (Spring, 1985, p.6) Mrs. George T. Trumbull donates 54 first editions and other rare books to Kresge Library. (port)
On the mark. (Spring, 1985, p.6) Book Mark, a review of children's literature, being published and distributed by OU School of Human and Educational Services.
A Gilbert and Sullivan Gala. (Spring, 1985, p.7) Announcement for program involving lectures, art work and performances, June, 15, 1985 at Meadow Brook Hall.
George Matthews: scholar, teacher, administrator, friend. (Spring, 1985, p. 8-9) Tribute to and reminiscences of George Matthews (History) at his retirement.
Varner's rising star. (Spring, 1985, p. 10-15) Activities and personnel at the Center for the Arts
Life fit for a king. (Spring, 1985, p.11) Profile of actor Jerry Bacik.
A friend like Xochipilli. (Spring, 1985, p.13) Mary Lyons Wright ('67), owner of Xochipilli Gallery in Birmingham.
Still singing after all these years. (Spring, 1985, p. 15) Elizabeth Mar, OU student, artist-in-residence of the Michigan Opera Theatre.
What we have learned, what should we do, by Keith R. Kleckner. (Spring, 1985, p. 16-19) Essay exploring 5 areas for OU's development opportunities: economic development, continuing professional education, health related research, teacher education, and cultural programming by OU's Provost.
High Energy. (Spring, 1985, p. 20-21) Profile of Richard Wlodyga ('81).
How research spells relief. (Spring, 1985, p. 22-24) OU chemist-entrepreneurs pursuing biomedical research: Craig Taylor, Parbury P. Schmidt, Sarah G. Ward, Denis Callawaert.
The movies of our dreams. (Spring, 1985, p. 25) Film & the Dream Screen by Robert T. Eberwein (English)
In memoriam. (Spring, 1985, p. 28) Robert E. Truesdell, Peggy De Salle
   

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Summer Issue 1985
Cover: Steel framing of building under construction; Caption: Steel's up, tenants are moving in . . . the tech park takes shape .
A day with Stransky, by Geoffrey C. Upward. (Summer, 1985, p. 2)  
OU Center for the Arts and Dept. of Music, Theatre and Dance present... (Summer, 1985, p.3)

1985-86 subscription series of performances.

Information exchange. (Summer, 1985, p.4)

Arts and Sciences career day.

Alum in space? (Summer, 1985, p. 4) Derrick Fries ('78) a semi finalist for the NASA space shuttle.
Records of excellence. (Summer, 1985, p.4) Robert McClory and Linda Nicholson named recipients of the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson Awards for 1985.
On the move. (Summer, 1985, p. 5) Rodalind Andreas, OU Dean of Students, has been appointed Dean of Students at the University of Arizona.
In search of congenial computers. (Summer, 1985, p. 6) Peter Binkert (Linguistics) and Christian Wagner (Engineering) spend summer conducting research and workshops on artificial intelligence for the U.S. Air Force.
An eye for research. (Summer, 1985, p. 5) Eye Research Institute received a $594,000 grant from the National Eye Institute.
Smooth talkers. (Summer, 1985, p. 5) OU Forensics team places in the National Forensic Assn. Tournament.
Trailblazer. (Summer, 1985, p. 5) Augustine Wright Pounds, former OU assistant to the vice president, is named Dean of Students at Iowa State University.
DASA call for nominations. (Summer, 1985, p. 6) Nominations for OU's Distinguished Alumni Service Award are being accepted.
Athletic wrap-up. (Summer, 1985, p.6) OU places four teams in NCAA tournaments during the 84-85 season; the soccer team, men's and women's swimming teams and the wrestling team.
In memoriam. (Summer, 1985, p. 6) Prof. Maurice Brown (English) died March 27th.
The scholars of Meadow Brook Hall, by Karen Hill. (Summer, 1985, p. 8-11) Russell Moore ('74, '80) teaches elementary school students through a study of Meadow Brook Hall.
Up and running, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Summer, 1985, p. 12-15) Development of the Oakland Technology Park; where it stands, how it got there.
Rebirth of the thin man, by Karen Hill. (Summer, 1985, p. 16-18, 20) OU's Health Enhancement Program.
A heart-felt conversion to a healthier lifestyle. (Summer, 1985, p. 19) Profile of Fred Stransky, director of OU's exercise physiology, health enhancement and cardiac rehabilitation programs.
How to make your life healthier. (Summer, 1985, p. 21) Suggested changes for a healthier lifestyle.
Teachers by day, performers by night, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Summer, 1985, p. 22-24) Profiles of DSO, Meadow Brook Music Festival performers: James Dawson, Derek Francis, Robert Pangborn, John Snow, Joseph Skrzynski.
An added note. (Summer, 1985, p.24) Profile of Stanley Hollingsworth, OU composer in residence.
Women in mid-life: across the cultures. (Summer, 1985, p. 25) Book review of In her prime: a new view of middle-aged women, by Judith Brown (Sociology) & Virginia Kerns.
Repression from above, revolution from below. (Summer, 1985, p. 26) Book review of Political repression in 19th century Europe, by Robert Justin Goldstein.(Political Science)
   

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Fall Issue 1985

Cover: OU alumni soccer coaches, Morris Lupenec, Bob Bukari, Mike Ruddy; Caption: Hung up on soccer.
Some get their kicks from champagne, by Geoffrey C. Upward. (Fall, 1985, p.2) Brief commentary on soccer and OU’s soccer program.

Feeling out of touch? (Fall, 1985, p.3)

“In touch” the “class notes” section of the OU magazine designed to keep OU alumni up to date

Auto racing, Concours-style. (Fall, 1985, p.4)

Meadow Brook Historic Races features vintage sports cars, Aug. 2-3

A new school of thought. (Fall, 1985, p.4)

The Center for Health Sciences renamed School of Health Sciences and offers new program in exercise science

When we want your advice…(Fall, 1985, p.4)

OU professors, John Cowlishaw (Biology); Anne Tripp (History) and Steven Miller (Chemistry) receive awards for excellence in advising.

Scholarships and services delivered. (Fall, 1985, p. 5)

School of Economics and Management Alumni Affiliate announces scholarship winners, Carole Carmichael and Jane McKay.

They’re back. (Fall, 1985, p. 5)

Canadian geese return to campus

Scrambling victory. (Fall, 1985, p. 5)

Alumni Golf Outing July 22 players and winners

Tinnion joins soccer staff. (Fall, 1985, p. 6)

Brian Tinnion hired as OU’s new assistant soccer coach

A distinguished career. (Fall, 1985, p. 6)

Robert C. Howes, director of the Honors College, and prof. of history, retires after 23 years of service to OU.

Marriage of minds, music and movement. (Fall, 1985, p. 6)

Department of Music merges with the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Alumni scholar named. (Fall, 1985, p. 7)

Melinda Alessi of Rochester to receive the 1985 Alumni Memorial Scholarship.

A hard day’s night. (Fall, 1985, p. 7)

Jazz artist, Chuck Magione, appears at Meadow Brook Festival July "Alumni Night at Meadow Brook."

Sweet in sweats. (Fall, 1985, p. 7)

Emily Dick-Williamson models OU sweat suit

Passing the torch. (Fall, 1985, p. 7)

Oakland alumni raise funds for projects, programs and scholarships via the Alumni Fund

A small, small world. (Fall, 1985, p. 7)

Susan Sugai (B.A. 1970), receives Ph.D. from former OU president Donald O’Dowd at the University of Alaska commencement ceremonies.

Hung up on soccer, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Fall, 1985, p. 8-11)

OU’s former soccer stars turn to coaching, Morris Lupenec, Steve Mastrogianis, Mike Ruddy , Dan Fitzgerald and Bob Bukari.

Closing the culture gap, by Karen Hill. (Fall, 1985, p. 12-16)

Cross cultural training program helps American and Japanese understand each other; workshops led by William Schwab, Bonnie Abiko, Richard Stamps, Robert Angove and Asae Shichi.

New choices in nursing, by Karen Hill. (Fall, 1985, p. 17-21)

Nursing opportunities—Andrea Lindell, Norma Thompson, Katrina Roy, Paul Schoenherr

Carol T. on Carol T, by Nancy Ryan. (Fall, 1985, p. 22-24)

Detroit Free Press columnist, Carol Teegardin (’77) talks about her job.

Counting the ways statistics can be fun. (Fall, 1985, p. 25)

Review of Exploring Statistics with the IBM PC, by David P. Doane.(Business)

 

 

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Winter 1986 Issue (v. 5, no. 1)
Cover: Speaker at podium.

 

Behind the headlines. (Winter, 1986, p. 2)

John Cameron (Art History) and Bill Bryant (Spanish) anecdotes.

Marchenia receives DASA. (Winter, 1986, p.3)

Gary Marchenia (’72) received the 1985 Distinguished Alumni Service Award.

OU head count up. (Winter, 1986, p.3)

Fall enrollment reached 12,586 full and part time students.

"Good sex" talk from Dr. Ruth. (Winter, 1986, p.3)

Dr. Ruth Westheimer spoke at Oakland Center Crockery on Nov. 18, 1986.

SAA at the bat. (Winter, 1986, p. 4)

Student Alumni Affiliate won Alumni Challenge Softball Tournament, Sept. 21.

Undergrad’s research cited. (Winter, 1986, p.4)

Gilana Hegyan presents poster session at 13 th International Congress of Biochemistry in Amsterdam.

SHES alumni join forces. (Winter, 1986, p.4)

SHES alumni affiliate reactivated.

Riley elected chair. (Winter, 1986, p.4-5)

Wallace D. Riley elected chair of the Oakland University Board of Trustees on Oct. 9.

The art of it all…(Winter, 1986, p. 5)

Two significant art exhibits on campus: “Selections from the Reader’s Digest Collection” at Meadow Brook Hall Oct. 15-22 and “From the Collection of Sol LeWitt” at Meadow Brook Art Gallery Oct. 6-Nov. 17.

Happy birthday, MBT. (Winter, 1986, p.5)

Meadow Brook Theater opened its 20 th season on Oct. 10.

Faculty honored for excellence. (Winter, 1986, p.5-6)

Dolores Burdick (French) and Gilbert Wedekind (Engineering) awarded the Teaching Excellence Award.

The OU/Ford pact. (Winter, 1986, p. 6)

OU and Ford announced 5 year statistical quality program agreement.

Developer of Jarvik 7 heart speaks at Oakland. (Winter, 1986, p. 6)

Dr. Robert Jarvik joined area cardiovascular surgeons at OU Oct. 26 for a symposium.

False Magic” comes true. (Winter, 1986, p. 6)

False Magic, a 1625 play written by William Mewe, translated by Brian Copenhaver and John Coldewey, made its world premier at OU on Oct. 31.

313-370-alum. (Winter, 1986, p. 6)

Report on 1985-86 Alumni Telefund drive.

Stone gargoyles still tell tales, by Karen Hill. (Winter, 1986, p.7)

John Cameron (Art History) documents architectural details of cathedrals and churches in France.

It’s your turn to speak, by Cindy Hoogasian. (Winter, 1986, p.8-10).

Advice on public speaking from OU’s forensics team coaches, Kathy & John Rhadigan.

The doctor is in, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Winter, 1986, p. 11-14)

Profile of OU graduate, Dr. Mary Ellen Brademas (’75)

1985: What a year for research, by Karen Hill. (Winter, 1986, p. 15-18)

The research accomplishments of OU faculty highlighted: William C. Bryant (Spanish); Pam Hilbers (Physical Therapy); Joseph Klaits (History); Kathleen Healy Moore Cchemistry); Mary Karasch (History); L. Diane Borders (SEHS); Carl Osthaus (History)

Career vows: are they forever? by Nancy E. Ryan. (Winter, 1986, p. 19-22)

News from career counselors (Johnetta Brazzell and Ron Kevern ) and OU alums (Keith Byrd ’76; Kathy Mills ’76; Bill Hammers ’79) on career changes.

Spinning silken poems from loneliness and sorrow. (p. 23)

Review of Dickinson: strategies of limitation, by Jane Donahue Eberwein (English)

Oakland heralded as a “best buy.” (Winter, 1986, p. 24)

OU appears in Edward B. Fiske’s 1985 The Best Buys in College Education.

   

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Spring Issue  1986 (v. 5, no. 2)
Cover: Family portraits; Caption: A new family portrait. . .
Development out east . . . , by Nancy E. Ryan. (Spring, 1986, p. 2) East campus changes and renovations.
The strong finish. (Spring, 1986, (Spring, 1986, p.3) Announcement of the 11th Annual Alumni Golf Outing, July 21, 1986.
Bio 303 springs to life. (Spring, 1986, p.4) Richard Wells (Biological Sciences) guides tour of Cranbrook Nature Sanctuary.
Doing the scales, knowing the score. (Spring, 1986, p.4) Alice Baker ('78) performing to growing acclaim across the U.S.
Behind the BAA. (Spring, 1986, p.5) Black Alumni Affiliate activities and programs.
Ties to tomorrow. (Spring, 1986, p.5) Development grant from Chrysler Corp.
New home for conferences...and President Champagne. (Spring, 1986, p. 5) Sunset Terrace being converted into a conference center; President moves to Meadow Brook Valley subdivision.
21-year salute. (Spring, 1986, p.5) Gladys Rapoport retires from Financial Aid Office after 21 years of service.
March election results. (Spring, 1986, p.5) Election results for the OU Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Chinese scholars break barriers during Oakland stay. (Spring, 1986, p.6) Chinese professors of English (OU's first Foreign Research Scholars) visit Oakland for an exchange year: Shih Ching, Xiao Gong Xian, Ding Tingsen, Wang Xigu
Researcher develops use of thyroid to treat heart disease. (Spring, 1986, p. 6) Asish C. Nag (Biological Sciences) researches treatments for cardiac disease.
Record enrollment continues (Spring, 1986, p.6) Winter enrollment is a record 11,967 students.
Former athletic stars inducted into Hall of Honor. (Spring, 1986, p. 6-7) The 1986 Athletic Hall of Honor saluted three student/athletes: Jim Dieters ('78), Rod Mitchell ('77), Jack Parker ('72). Award for service given to Bruce Bordine and Fred Carbonero, sponsors of the Hall of Honor.
On the summer camp agenda. (Spring, 1986, p.7) Calendar of camp offerings.
17 years and out, by Tim Marine. (Spring, 1986, p.7 Berkley Watterson ('85) completed his 17th year at OU, graduating with honors and earning a bachelors degree in general studies, having taken one class per semester since 1968. .
The new McCarthyism?, by Cindy Hoogasian. (Spring, 1986, p. 8-9) Accuracy in Academia report discussed by Les Csorba, Robert Waters and Brian Copenhaver. Comments by Mary Karash.
You learn to believe in yourself, by Karen Hill. (Spring, 1986, p. 10-13) Profile of Horace Davis, M.D., participant in OU's Upward Bound program.
Anniversary commemorates "door to opportunity." (Spring, 1986, p. 13) Manual Pierson and OU's Upward Bound program.
Meadow Brook V, by Karen Hills. (Spring, 1986, p. 14-16) Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute and Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion to be located in renovated Wilson barns/ riding rings.
Love of sports prompts gifts. (Spring, 1986, p. 16) Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion named in honor of Alice Shotwell-Gustafson and Floyd Shotwell whose gift made the renovation possible.
The dawn and dusk of Red China, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Spring, 1986, p. 17) Mary Berger's ('74) experiences teaching at a rural Chinese college.
Ah Mali: a brief account of her victories, by Mary Berger. (Spring, 1986, p. 18-21) Excerpts from Mary Berger's novella, The True Story of Ah Mali, which fictionalizes some of her experiences in China.
A new family portrait, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Spring, 1986, p. 22-24) Robert Stewart (Psychology) researches family life after the second child.
Tackling the intro-to-psychology block. (Spring, 1986, p. 25) Book review of How to Think Straight about Psychology, by Keith E. Stanovich (Psychology)
In memoriam. (Spring, 1986, p. 28) Martha (Lawrence) Bass ('75), Bruce D. Shull ('78), Paul N. Averill (President's Club), Joe Spencer (Journalism)
   

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Summer Issue 1986 (v. 5, no. 3)
Cover: OU graduates in caps and gowns; Caption: Meet four of the best and brightest.
Coming of age, by Geoffrey C. Upward. (Summer 1986, p. 2  
Sunset Terrace revisited. (Summer 1986, p. 3) Sunset Terrace --Announcement of public tour and historic interpretation by the American Society of Interior Designers June-Aug. 1986.
An insider's view of life in the U.S.S. R. (Summer 1986, p. 6) Arkady Shevchenko, former Soviet official, speaks at Oakland on Apr. 7.
Theatre mounts two Detroit-area premiers. (Summer 1986, p. 6) Foxfire and Pack of Lies to debut at Meadow Brook Theatre.
Nursing honor society becomes Sigma Theta Tau. (Summer 1986, p.7) Nursing Honor Society becomes official chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.
Oakland profs., students receive state honors. (Summer 1986, p.7) Honored by the Michigan Association of Governing Boards: Charles W. Akers (History) Gilbert L. Wedekind (Engineering) and students Kim McDowell and Dennis Washington.
Student chalks up high math score on national competition. (Summer 1986, p.7) Linda Sattler scored in the top 200 of the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
Champagne elected to international tech park association. (Summer 1986, p. 7) President Joseph Champagne is elected to the charter board of trustees of the International Association of University Related Research Parks.
Lights, camera, action! TV ad staged at theatre. (Summer 1986, p. 7) Meadow Brook Theatre serves as backdrop for television advertisement featuring Maureen Stapleton.
Charter professor says "nyet" to total retirement. (Summer 1986, p. 8) Helen Kovach Tarakanov (Russian), a charter faculty member, will continue to teach part-time.
Oakland closes admissions early. (Summer 1986, p .8)  
Beardman's work featured in New York Gallery. (Summer 1986, p. 8) John Beardman (Art and Art History) featured in one-man show at O.K. Harris Works of Art in NYC.
Medalias combine interests to launch new career. (Summer 1986, p .9) Nahun Medalia (Sociology) and Adeline Hirschfeld-Medalia (Theatre) to focus on documentary film-making.
A school by any other name...(Summer 1986, p. 9) OU's School of Economics and Management renamed the School of Business Administration.
Oakland hosts prestigious research conference. (Summer 1986, p. 9) OU hosted the Quality and Productivity Research Conference in June.
Making waves, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Summer 1986, p. 10-12) OU's men's swimmers achieve third place at NCAA Div. II National Championships; Pete Hovland, coached the team.

A tradition of athletes who make the grades. (Summer 1986, p. 12)

Scholar athletes Matt Croghan, Steve Larson and Bruce VerBurg, honored at OU Athletic Banquet.

The President's Club at 20. (Summer 1986, p. 13-15)

Profile of activities and accomplishments of the OU President's Club.
The new alums, by Karen Hill. (Summer 1986, p. 16-21) Profiles of Ann Giocomazza, Mike Carbone, Nanette Mapes, and Matt Tomilo.
Even cells grow up, by Judy Powers DiForte. (Summer 1986, p. 22-23) Arun Roy (Biological Sciences) and Bandana Chatterjee (Chemistry) research the aging process.
The graying of America. (Summer 1986, p. 24) Demographic information on the older population.
In memoriam. (Summer 1986, p. 26, 27 William Clark ('67), James Stevens ('69); Peter Evarts (English)
   

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Fall Issue 1986 (v. 5, no. 4)

Cover --Infant and piggy banks; Caption: Saving for college..is it already too late?
Telling the Oakland story, by Geoffrey Upward. (Fall, 1986, p. 2) OU Magazine Awards, Ann Straky, photographer.
Cancer treatment helps pets today--patients tomorrow? (Fall, 1986, p. 3) Fred Hetzel (Medical Physics) researches cancer treatments using laser beams and photosensitive drugs.
Deans appointed for second term. (Fall, 1986, p. 3) Brian P. Copenhaver (College of Arts and Sciences) and Andrea R. Lindell (Nursing) appointed to second 5 year terms at deans.
Awards, honorary degree presented at commencement. (Fall, 1986, p. 4) G. Mennen Williams received honorary doctor of laws degree; Mark Kotler ('70) and Richard Wlodyga ('81) received 1986 Distinguished Alumni Service Awards; Robert Facko (Music) and Richard Stamps (Anthropology) shared the Teaching Excellence Award; Ranald D. Hansen (Psychology) received the Research Excellence Award.
$75,000 challenge meets its match--and then some. (Fall, 1986, p. 4) OU alumni meet fund challenge grant offered by the OU Foundation.
University mourns Professor Hammerle. (Fall, 1986, p. 4) William G. Hammerle (Engineering and Computer Science) died July 8.
Center for the Arts hosts special events for the younger set. (Fall, 1986, p.5) Seven arts events are scheduled for children during the 1986-87 season.
New home, same phone for Alumni Relations. (Fall, 1986, p. 5) Alumni Relations Office moves to North Foundation Hall.
Genetic engineering may create microbes with a taste for PCB. (Fall, 1986, p.5) Satish K. Walia (Biological Sciences) researches bacteria that may degrade or destroy toxic substances.
Forensic team bests its 1985 record in national competition. (Fall, 1986, p. 5) OU forensics teams placed 7th at the 16th annual National Forensics Assn. Tournament.
Alumni affiliates award scholarships. (Fall, 1986, p. 5) Nine Michigan students will share $6,500 in scholarships.
Alumni Memorial Scholarship draws top freshmen. (Fall, 1986, p. 6) Patrick Goik named the 1986-87 Alumni Memorial Scholarship winner.
Technology park booms with office, hotel construction. (Fall, 1986, p. 6) Cambridge Commons, a hotel, conference center and office complex, is under construction.
VanderMey helps U.S. team place third in Goodwill Games. (Fall, 1986, p. 6) Mark VanderMey swims in the U.S. World Swimming Trials and the Goodwill Games in Moscow.
The house that Greeks bought, by Susan Salter. (Fall, 1986, p. 7-9) Profile of Theta Chi, OU's first social fraternity.
Financing your child's education, by Susan Salter. (Fall, 1986, p. 10-12) Creative financing tips for putting children through college.
Victoria is receiving guests, by Karen Hill. (Fall, 1986, p. 13-16) Profile of Victoria Peterson ('68) and her restaurant / bed and breakfast Victorian Inn in Port Huron, MI.
In memoriam. (Fall, 1986, p.19) Jennifer McEwen (student)
   

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Winter Issue 1987 (vol. 5, no. 1)
Cover: Empty classroom with desk, chair, globe. Caption: A closed profession opens up again.
Can we top this?, by Geoffrey Upward. (Winter, 1986, p. 2) Summary of Oakland University achievements in 1986.
Greek circus tarnishes Oakland's image of academic excellence; Benefits of Greek involvement enrich life after graduation. (Winter, 1986, p. 3) Letters to the editor in response to Fall 1986 story about Greek fraternities at OU.
Campaign to raise $15 million for continued excellence. (Winter, 1986, p. 4) Five year capital campaign launched at President's Club dinner, Nov. 11, 1986.
Board of Trustees elects new officers. (Winter, 1986, p. 4) David Handleman elected chair; Patricia Hartmann elected vice-chair at Nov. 12, 1986 meeting.
Congress president receives leadership fellowship. (Winter, 1986, p. 4) Tony Boganey awarded fellowship from the Center for the Study of the President.
Chrysler and UAW team with Oakland for continuing education. (Winter, 1986, p. 4)  
Forget Club Med and try a study tour of China. (Winter, 1986, p. 4) Richard Stamps (Anthropology) to lead tour of China beginning in June.
Dodge Farmhouse facelift nears completion. (Winter, 1986, p. 5) The historic Dodge Farmhouse is renovated to become university office facility.
Alum joins cast of "Moonlighting". (Winter, 1986, p. 5 Curtis Armstrong ('75) joins ABC's hit show.
Morning man Nipote spends evenings on Varner stage. (Winter, 1986, p. 5) Joe Nipote, WRIF-FM, appears in the Center for the Arts production of Amadeus.
Engineering dean takes up appointment. (Winter, 1986, p. 5) Robert M. Desmond named dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science, Jan. 1.
Award creates McGregor Chair in arts and humanities. (Winter, 1986, p. 5) McGregor Foundation awards $75,000 for 3 years for distinguished professor chair in the College.
Nursing school awards first masters degree. (Winter, 1986, p. 5) Ann M. Shoop is awarded first Master of Science in Nursing at OU, September 1986.
10 [Ten] partly baked ideas from John Naisbitt. (Winter, 1986, p. 7-8) Excerpts from John Naisbitt speech "Re-inventing the Corporation" given at OU on Oct. 14, 1986.
Oakland in focus, by Rick Smith. (Winter, 1986, p. 9-11) Photos of campus life by OU photographer Rick Smith.
Wanted: 250,000 good teachers, by Karen Hill. (Winter, 1986, p. 12-15) After years of decline, the demand for teachers is increasing and OU is responding to the challenge.
The puzzle of Thomas Edison's past, by Richard Stamps and Nancy Wright. (Winter, 1986, p. 16-17)

Oakland archaeologists investigate the inventor's boyhood in Port Huron.

In memoriam. (Winter, 1986, p. 21) George C. Landenberg ('71), Mary Fine ('78), John P. Cutts (English), and President's Club members Alice Booth, Anne Bright, Shirley Carbonero, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Jo Foss, West H. Gallogly, Graham John Graham, Helen Mills.
   

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Spring Issue 1987 (Vol 6, no. 2)
Cover: Nine members of the OU Forensics team; Caption: All talk and plenty of action.
A call to action as alumni move forward, by Gerald B. Alt ('76) (Spring, 1987, p. 2) The role of alumni at OU.
Play in the Masters North. (Spring, 1987, p. 3) Announcement of 12th annual alumni Golf Outing, July 20, 1987.
Meadow Brook Conference Complex. (Spring, 1987, p. 4) Distinctive settings for meetings, exhibits and banquets: Meadow Brook Hall, Sunset Terrace and Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion.
Winfrey wows 'em in Black Awareness Month lecture. (Spring, 1987, p. 5) Oprah Winfrey speaks at OU in February,1987.
Hildums' gift is tribute to Howes. (Spring, 1987, p. 5) Donald Hildum (Linguistics) and Priscilla Hildum establish scholarship in honor of Robert C. Howes.
Sharf, Chunovich named new Trustees. (Spring, 1987, p. 5) Stephan Sharf and Larry W. Chunovich appointed to 8 year terms on the OU Board of Trustees by Gov. James J. Blanchard.
Search for young musicians begins. (Spring, 1987, p. 5) Meadow Brook Academy Orchestra auditions announced.
Bennetts create fund for science acquisitions. (Spring, 1987, p. 6) Jan Bennett ('79) and Ron Bennett contribute $75,000 to endow a fund for library acquisitions in the sciences.
Williams joins Honors college. (Spring, 1987, p. 6) G. Mennen Williams appointed Distinguished University Professor and special assistant to President Joseph Champagne.
OUAA elects new officers. (Spring, 1987, p. 6) List of new officers.
Calling all Barn fans, devotees and mavens. (Spring, 1987, p. 6) Call to charter alums who spent their freshmen year living in the Barn to share reminiscences.
OUAA awards research grants to 13 students. (Spring, 1987, p. 7)  
Oakland swimmers take the silver at nationals. (Spring, 1987, p. 7) OU's men's swim team wins second place at the National Collegiate Athletic Assoc. Div. II Championships.
Pioneers tip in best basketball season in history. (Spring, 1987, p. 7) Coach Greg Kampe led the Pioneers to a 20-8 record. Coach Bob Taylor leads women's squad to a 21-7 record.
Crain's taps OU sophomore for scholarship. (Spring, 1987, p. 7) Sharon R. Molnar receives Executive Newsmaker of the Year Scholarship Award from Crain's Detroit Business.
Wild, weird or worthless, by Bret Moeller. (Spring, 1987, p. 8-9) Statistics and trivia about OU.
All talk and plenty of action, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Spring, 1987, p. 10-12) Profile of OU Forensics team
The shadows know, by Susan Salter. (Spring, 1987, p. 13-15) Johnetta Brazzell, director of OU's Office of Placement and Career Services, launches special programs, Career Explorations and Job shadowing, to help students with career decision making.
On the research trail. (Spring, 1987, p. 16 Oakland investigators work to advance knowledge: Profiles of Arun Roy (Biological Sciences); Osa Jackson (Health Sciences); Ranald Hansen (Psychology); Virinder Moudgil (Biological Sciences); Anna B. Dugan (Nursing)
In memoriam. (Spring, 1987, p. 20-21) Doris Dressler ('81), Alice C. Gorlin (Economics), and President's Club members Lucile Ahrens, Shelby Baylis, Warren S. Booth, Harold E. Fox, William Springer.
   

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Summer Issue 1987 (Vol 6, no. 3)
Cover: Abbey Roy Jacobson in her orchard; Caption: The fruits of her labor.
Farms disappear but not the memories, by Karen Hill. (Summer, 1987, p.2) Notes on the Jacobson story on p. 10.
Alumna doubles as den mother for baby raccoons. (Summer, 1987, p. 3) Marcia Fishman ('82) serves as foster mom for abandoned infant animals.
Nominations for alumni award sought. (Summer, 1987, p. 3) Distinguished Alumni Service Award nominations requested.
Copenhaver urges public educators to preserve humanities. (Summer, 1987, p. 3) Dean Brian Copenhaver addresses state educators and officials at May conference at Meadow Brook Hall.
First Dressler scholarship awarded. (Summer, 1987, p. 4) English major Daniel Beckett named first recipient of Doris J. Dressler Memorial Scholarship.
Senior to study management techniques in Tokyo. (Summer, 1987, p. 4) Tony Boganey to participate in an internship with the Japanese Management Training Project.
Farmhouse welcomes alumni home. (Summer, 1987, p. 4) John Dodge House to serve as headquarters for Office of Alumni Relations, OU Alumni Assoc., OU Foundation and Office of Developmental Affairs.
Peking medical school starts OU exchange program. (Summer, 1987, p. 4) Peking Union Medical College and OU's School of Health Sciences sign agreement to cooperate in teaching, research and exchange of personnel.
New ZIP code for Oakland. (Summer, 1987, p. 4) New ZIP code 48309-4401 is effective June 30, 1987.
OUAA awards $10,200 to top students. (Summer, 1987, p. 5) OU Alumni Association and four affiliates award scholarships to 12 students.
Wilson awards given to Honors College scholars. (Summer, 1987, p. 5) Dennis Washington and Mary Beth Tierney receive the Alfred G. Wilson Award and the Matilda R. Wilson awards, respectively.
String quartet wins Eastman music school fellowship. (Summer, 1987, p. 5) Lafayette String Quartet, quartet-in-residence at OU, selected for fellowship at Eastman School of Music.
Fertile thinking, by Cindy Hoogasian. (Summer, 1987, p. 6-9) Profiles of research studies conducted by biological scientists, Virinder K. Moudgil and Charles Lindemann,
The fruits of her labor, by Karen Hills. (Summer, 1987, p. 10-13) Profile of Abbey Roy Jacobson ('76) and her family fruit farm, Westview Orchards, in Romeo, Michigan.
The rebel father, by Mimi Mayer. (Summer, 1987, p. 14-17) Profile of Rev. Rodney Reinhart ('72) and his Cass Corridor ministry at the St. Andrews Memorial Episcopal Church in Detroit.
A renaissance year, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Summer, 1987, p. 18-20) Profiles of G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams and Virgil Thomson who will be teaching this fall in the Honors College.
'God Bless de Mushrat: She's a fish!' by Dennis M. Au ('74) (Summer, 1987, p. 21-22) Essay on the muskrat by OU alumnus.
Shaman reveals Indian healing techniques to author, by Deborah Z. Szobel. (Summer, 1987, p. 23) Book review of The Shaman's touch, by James Dow (Sociology)
View of 'other' political systems aims to counter bias, by Deborah A. Szobel. (Summer, 1987, (Summer, 1987, p. 24) Book review of Communism: the story of the idea and its implementation, by James R. Ozinga (Political Science)
In memoriam. (Summer, 1987, p. 27-29) Linda (Reed) Onesian ('78), Clint K. Wise, Irving Torgoff (Psychology), Dicron Tafralian (grants administrator), Grace Frost, Evelyn Gerstenberg, William L. Mainland.
   

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Fall Issue 1987 (Vol 6, no. 4)
Cover: Barn--Barn Theatre after fire. Caption: Final curtain for the Barn?
Barn's fire still burns, by Karen Hill. (Fall, 1987, p. 2)  
That's what friends are for. (Fall, 1987, p. 3) Distinguished Professor G. Mennen Williams invites Michigan Lt. Governor Martha Griffiths to address Honors College class.
Gallery mounts 'dazzling' exhibit. (Fall, 1987, p. 3) Magic in the mind's eye, an exhibit of art drawn from the Kempf Hogan Collection, opens at the Meadow Brook Art Gallery.
University's first employee wraps up a 30 year career. (Fall, 1987, p. 3) George Karas, hired in 1957 as the University engineer, retired July 31, 1987.
Car dealers endow scholarships through campaign. (Fall, 1987, p. 3) Greater Detroit Dodge and Chrysler-Plymouth dealer associations give $15,000 each for endowed scholarships.
Alum lauded as "Woman of promise". (Fall, 1987, p. 4) Colleen Ochoa cited by Good Housekeeping magazine in its salute to "100 women of promise, the class of '87".
MBHEI launches program for diabetics. (Fall, 1987, p. 4)  
Quartet makes fine impression in Italy. (Fall, 1987, p. 4) Oakland University's Lafayette String Quartet competed in the Paolo Borciani International String Quartet Competition.
Olson named Dean of Health Sciences. (Fall, 1987, p. 4) Ronald Olson named to dean position.
Professor Roy to compete for Swiss research prize. (Fall, 1987, p. 4) Arun Roy (Biological Sciences) invited to compete for the Sandoz Prize in Gerontology Research.
Oakland prepares for 10-year accreditation review. (Fall, 1987, p. 4) Sheldon Appleton (Political Science) to chair Steering Committee preparing the self study for the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.
Estate takes European service bases by storm. (Fall, 1987, p. 4-5) Meadow Brook Estate's six week tour of U.S. military bases in Europe.
French researcher addresses Oakland conferees. (Fall, 1987, p. 5) Etienne-Emile Beaulieu, developer of RU-486, speaks at OU Conference "Steroid Receptors in Health and Disease."
Corneal research leads to $50.000 award for Riley. (Fall, 1987, p. 5) Michael V. Riley (Eye Research Institute) receives recognition award from the Alcon Research Institute of Fort Worth.
Virgil Thomson cancels residency. (Fall, 1987, p. 5) Injury causes composer Virgil Thomson to cancel his engagement as visiting professor during the fall term.
Final curtain, by Cindy Hoogasian. (Fall, 1987, p. 6-7) Fire causes extensive damage to Barn Theatre.
Readers remember the barn. (Fall, 1987, p. 8-9) Reminiscences of the campus barns and the Barn Theatre.
The changing of the guard, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Fall, 1987, p. 10-12) GM President Jim McDonald talks about competition, trade and the need for industry/academia interaction.
Sayonara, Tokyo, by Tony Boganey. (Fall, 1987, p. 13-14) Essay on his 10 week visit to Japan by Oakland senior.
That old black magic, by Susan Salter. (Fall, 1987, p. 15-17) Profiles of research conducted by Mary Karasch (History) and James Dow (Sociology), Richard Brooks (Philosophy) and Joseph Klaits (History)
In memoriam. (Fall, 1987, p. 20) George C. Landenberger ('71), Ernest J. Mathews ('75), Dale F. Carney.
   

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Winter Issue 1988 (Vol 7, no. 1)
Cover: Map of Michigan; Caption: The Northern swing: on the road with Admissions.
First things first, by Joan Stinson ('63) (Winter, 1988, p.2) OU Magazine and OU alumni
Lecturer takes audience on voyage to the 'Titanic'. (Winter, 1988, p. 3 Oceanographer Martin Bowen speaks at the School of Engineering and Computer Science Alumni Affiliate dinner in November.
It's official: campaign tops Phase I goal. (Winter, 1988, p. 3) Gifts and pledges to the capital campaign reaches $10 million, the Phase I goal.
Former President Carter to visit campus in March. (Winter, 1988, p.3) Jimmy Carter to speak March 9, 1989 as part of the Student Life Lecture series.
Board names Eklund emeritus dean upon his retirement. (Winter, 1988, p. 3-4) Lowell Eklund retires after 29 years at Oakland.

Designers roll out their best ideas for Hall's walk. (Winter, 1988, p. 4)

Floral designers, special exhibitors and committee volunteers plan for the Meadow Brook Hall annual Christmas walk, "An Auto Baron's Christmas."
Farewell to a friend. (Winter, 1988, p. 4) William m'Arch McCarty ('77) responds to articles on the Barn Theatre and the fire that destroyed it.
Swiss panel asks Roy to compete for international prize. (Winter, 1988, p. 4) Arun K. Roy (Biological Sciences) will compete for the Sandoz Prize for Gerontological Research.
Alums rustle up some wild ideas, and milk 'em for all their worth. (Winter, 1988, p. 5) Entertainment act, created by Even Ebejer ('87), David Irvine ('87), Rick Altman ('87) and Gary Lewis, appears on Jerry Lewis Telethon and other venues.
Pioneer cagers set records and wallop foes. (Winter, 1988, p. 4) Men' basketball team successes.
Hiring freeze approved. (Winter, 1988, p. 5-6) Hiring freeze instituted to help reduce university's operating budget by $500,000.
Students put out the call for Spring Telefund. (Winter, 1988, p. 6) Students to participate in Spring Telefund for the 1987-88 Alumni Annual Fund drive.
Medical research team receives $1.7 million grant. (Winter, 1988, p. 6) A team of medical researchers from OU, including Fred W. Hetzel (Physics) and Michael Chopp (Physics) along with faculty from WSU, UD and Henry Ford Hospital receive NIH grant to study light-sensitive treatment for cancer.
Freshman swimmer sets sights on second Olympic berth, by Katie Callahan. (Winter, 1988, p. 6) Hilton Woods is tapped to represent Curacao in the 1988 summer Olympics in Seoul.
Dynamic duo, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Winter, 1988, p. 7-9) Frank Cardimen, University liaison to the Oakland Technology park. Highlights of 2 ventures: The Ford Oakland Partnership Statistics Progect and the joint Oakland-Beaumont Hospital program for RNs wanting a bachelor degree.
Fast, fervent and phenomenal, by Susal Salter. (Winter, 1988, p. 10-11) Profile of Robert Eberwein (English), recipient of the 1987 Teaching Excellence Award.
Finding the common denominator, by Gregory T. Farnum. (Winter, 1988, p. 12-13) Profile of Lou Bragg (Mathematical Sciences), recipient of the 1987 Research Excellence Award.
The northern swing, by Karel Bond. (Winter, 1988, p. 14-16) OU's Admissions recruiting team takes to the roads.
Helping junior make the jump. (Winter, 1988, p. 16) How parents can help a high school senior get ready for college.
From soup to nuts, co-authors did it all. (Winter, 1988, p.17) Book review of Menu for life, by Joan Klun Kaye and L.E. Smith (Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute nutritionist)
In memoriam. (Winter, 1988, p. 20, 21) Carol Hendrickson ('65), Debra A. Flynn ('73), Bernadette O'Brien, Dr. Leon Fill.
   

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Spring Issue 1988 (Vol 7, no. 2)
Cover: Gregg Kampe; Caption:Greg Kampe: winning more than games-- Coach of the year
Hard seats and heroes, by Geoffrey Upward. (Spring, 1988, p. 2) Pioneer basketball.
Don't miss it. (Spring, 1988, p. 30 Announcement of the 13th annual Alumni Gold outing, July 25, 1988.
Three alumni named to Hall of Honor for athletic careers. (Spring, 1988, p. 4) Tom Boyd ('80), Linda Hein Hatt ('80) and Judith Stiff ('79) inducted into the OU Hall of Honor.
President's Club hits 1,000 mark. (Spring, 1988, p. 4) Club's roster reaches milestone with the addition of Ronald M. Horwitz (School of Business Administration) and his wife Carol.
Oakland community mourns Soapy Williams. (Spring, 1988, p. 4) Former Michigan governor G. Mennen Williams, a distinguished professor in the Honors College, died Feb. 2, 1988.
Library ushers in new era with ground-breaking celebration. (Spring, 1988, p. 4) $11.5 million project to expand Kresge Library begins.
Study of Brazilian slave life lauded. (Spring, 1988, p. 5) Mary C. Karasch's (History) Slave life in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1850 named best scholarly work in 1987 by the American Historical Association.
Research program wins recognition. (Spring, 1988, p. 5) Virinder K. Moudgil (Biological sciences) to serve on the National Council of Undergraduate Research in recognition of OU's undergraduate research programs.
Swimmers take national honors. (Spring, 1988, p. 5) OU men's swim team finished 2d at the NCAA Division II national swimming championships.
Architect chosen for the new science center. (Spring, 1988, p. 5) The architectural firm, William Kessler & Associates, selected to design $30 million science building near Dodge and Hannah Halls.
Mr. Carter comes to campus. (Spring, 1988, p. 5) President Jimmy Carter spoke at OU in March.
Prof's off in search of Hemingway. (Spring, 1988, p. 6) Roberta C. Schwartz (English) researches Ernest Hemingway.
Collection of poetry honors Maurice Brown. (Spring, 1988, p. 6) Dept. of English honors Brown with the Maurice Brown Collection of Contemporary Poetry at Kresge Library.
Oakland links up with national research network. (Spring, 1988, p. 6) A high-speed NSF network agreement with MERIT, Inc. to enhance computer connections among research centers.
Eye Institute director receives Japanese award. (Spring, 1988, p. 6) Venkat N. Reddy has won the 2d Cataract Research Award of the Cataract Research Foundation of Japan.
Common scents, by Karen Hill. (Spring, 1988, p. 7-9)

Profile of George Gamboa's (Biological Sciences) research on wasps; Hudson K. "Kern" Reeve ('84) research on mole-rats.

Acting up, by Karel Bond. (Spring, 1988, p. 10-12) Profile of actor Curtis Armstrong ('75), former student of Oakland's Academy of Dramatic Art.
Winning smart, by Geoffrey C. Upward. (Spring, 1988, p. 13-17) Profile of basketball coach, Greg Kampe and his Pioneer basketball team.
Kampe named GLIAC coach of the year. (Spring, 1988, p. 15) Greg Kampe named coach of the year.
They should get more respect. (Spring, 1988, p. 17) Women's basketball .
In memoriam. (Spring, 1988, p. 20, 21) Craig Redfern ('76), G. Mennen Williams (Honors College)
   

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Summer Issue 1988
Cover: Thomas Lynch; Caption: "Even for an undertaker it was odd. . . "
Dreams take wing again, by Sheila Carpenter. (Summer, 1988, p. 2) Math anxiety.
Beginning composers win words of wisdom from a master. (Summer, 1988, p. 4) Virgil Thomson,(McGregor Professor in the Humanities and Arts, shares expertise with students and faculty.
Dean search under way. (Summer, 1988, p. 4) Brian P. Copenhaver, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences leaves for California; search committee formed to search for his replacement.
School of Business receives nationally prized accreditation. (Summer, 1988, p. 4) School of Business Administration is accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.
Performers vie for academy orchestra's musical chairs. (Summer, 1988, p. 5) Auditions for chairs in the Meadow Brook Academy Orchestra under the direction of DSO Conductor Gunther Herbig.
What a year for the Pioneers! (Summer, 1988, p. 5) OU sets 62 school, individual, team and GLIAC records in 1987-88.
Lafayette String Quartet takes home more honors. (Summer, 1988, p. 5) Lafayette Quartet wins grand prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Eureka! Students win support for their research. (Summer, 1988, p. 6) Kenneth Parsons and Allison Henderson awarded financial support for undergraduate research projects.
Remote-control doors make campus more accessible. (Summer, 1988, p.6) Automatic doors installed in campus buildings.
Cesar Chavez details "Wrath of Grapes' in campus lecture. (Summer, 1988, p. 6) Cesar Chavez speaks on campus.
Trustee becomes superintendent of Michigan schools. (Summer, 1988, p. 6-7) Donald Bemis, OU Board of Trustee member, elected Superintendent of Michigan schools.
Swimmers set sights on Olympic teams. (Summer, 1988, p. 7) OU swimmers in training for Olympic tryouts.
Swanne Alley releases second album. (Summer, 1988, p. 7) Musicians of Swanne Alley, under the direction of Lyle Nordstrom (Music), issues "As I went to Walsingham."
Ruth Mott endows Eklund Fund for Hall preservation. (Summer, 1988, p. 7) Ruth Rawlings Mott contributes $50,000 to establish the Lowell Eklund Tribute Fund.
There's a monster in my math, by Karel Bond. (Summer, 1988, p. 8-10) Math anxiety and math paranoia; Dyanne Tracy (Education)
Tinkering with toys. (Summer, 1988, p. 10) Three dimensional toys help promote science/math achievement.
Poetic undertaking, by Mimi Mayer. (Summer, 1988, p. 11-13) Profile of Thomas Lynch, undertaker and poet and former OU student.
Like my father waking early, by Thomas Lynch. (Summer, 1988, p. 13) Poem.
Faith on trial, by Mimi Mayer. (Summer, 1988, p. 14-17) Profile of Maxim R. Rice ('64)
Ties that bind: commitment and communal life at Jubilee. (Summer, 1988, p. 15-16) Profile of Jubilee Partners community.
Rigby named alumni director. (Summer, 1988, p. 18) Marguerite Rigby named Director of Alumni Relations.
In memoriam. (Summer, 1988, p. 20) Anna B. Dugan (Nursing), Walter L. Wilson (Biological Sciences) Verna Rasmussen (OU volunteer), E.M. Estes, Tekla Ylvisaker, Nancy Wood
   

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Fall Issue 1988
Cover: Stanley Booker, Upward Bound student. Caption: Bound and determined.
Making way for maestro. (Fall, 1988, p. 4) OU sophomore, William Harris, conducted the Pontiac-Oakland Symphony Orchestra.
Classic reading, spelling texts have Oakland touch. (Fall, 1988, p. 4) W. Dorsey Hammond, Ronald L. Cramer and George E. Coon write textbooks for K-12 audience.
Witt named dean of engineering. (Fall, 1988, p. 4) Howard Witt, an Oakland engineering professor since 1967, named Dean of the School.
Bingham to help award annual Newbery Medal. (Fall, 1988, p. 4) Jane M. Bingham (Education) named a member of the Newbery Award Committee.
Kurt Luedtke starts year as McGregor prof. (Fall, 1988, p. 5) Kurt Luedtke, journalism and screenwriter, begins year as a visiting McGregor Professor in the Arts and Humanities.
Sing along with community chorus. (Fall, 1988, p. 5) Oakland University Community Chorus marks its silver anniversary.
Young virtuosos take stage at Varner Hall. (Fall, 1988, p. 5) Semi-finals for the Maccabees 1988 "Quest for Excellence" competition.
Board elects Hartmann chair; Sharp appointed. (Fall, 1988, p. 5) Patricia B. Hartmann elected chair of the Board of Trustees; James Sharp appointed to the Board by Gov. James J. Blanchard.
Excellence awards to to Eberwein, Blankenship. (Fall, 1988, p. 7) Jane D. Eberwein (English) awarded the Research Excellence Award; Virginia Blankenship (Psychology) awarded the Teaching Excellence Award.
Library gifts speak volumes. (Fall, 1988, p. 7) Kappa Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity pledges funds for the Kresge Library renovation and a special book collection in memory of Wade McCree, Jr.
NSF taps Oakland's expertise in engineering instruction. (Fall, 1988, p. 7) OU awarded NSF grant to improve the teaching of undergraduate science, math and engineering.
Gosh, we're good. (Fall, 1988, p. 7) Awards won by the Oakland University Magazine and its staff.
New sculpture installed near South Foundation. (Fall, 1988, p. 7 Motherswell by Joseph Wesner; gift of Kempf Hogan and Dr. & Mrs. T. Jacob, Dr. & Mrs. Willis Stephens and Mr. & Mrs. Eliot Bank.
We're number 9. (Fall, 1988, p. 8-9) Excerpt from speech given by economist Lester Thurow at the School of Business Administration Business Forum.
Bound and determined, by Cathie Breidenbach. (Fall, 1988, p. 10-12) Michelle Bonds ('84), project coordinator of Detroit's I Have A Dream Foundation, helps at-risk students.
A long way to go. (Fall, 1988, p. 13) Two dreamers, Stanley Booker and Tameka Bennett, reveal their hopes for the future.
The secret of our success, by Sheldon Appleton. (Fall, 1988, p. 14-17) Highlights from the self-study of OU prepared for the North Central Accreditation review.
All in the family. (Fall, 1988, p. 18-19) Family members make the Oakland experience a tradition; the Mills, the Turskis, the Jezewskis.
Gerald Alt named distinguished alum. (Fall, 1988, p. 20) Gerald B. Alt ('76) awarded the Distinguished Alumni Service Award.
Dunphy joins Alumni Relations staff. (Fall, 1988, p. 20) Jill Dunphy, formerly coordinator of Special Projects, becomes assistant director of Alumni Relations.
OUAA awards $90,000 to university programs. (Fall, 1988, p. 20) Awards for student research, scholarships, athletics, forensics. alumni affiliates, the Alumni Campaign for Kresge Library.
Association expands membership benefits. (Fall, 1988, p. 20) OU Alumni Association seeks new benefits to offer members.
In memoriam. (Fall, 1988, p. 24) Mary V. Chamboy Jurek ('75), Michael Connell ('83), David Brian Crawfis ('84), Barbara Kavanaugh, Dorothy Kresge, William L. Mitchell, Pansy Tennyson.
Katke passes leadership of Foundation to Miller. (Fall, 1988, p. 25) Marvin L. Katke passes the reins of leadership of the Oakland University Foundation to Eugene A. Miller.
Directors allocate annual funding. (Fall, 1988, p. 25) Board of Directors of the OU Foundation allocated $700,000 for a broad range of programs.
Outstanding freshmen win scholarship. (Fall, 1988, p. 25) Paul J. Graham and Deborah Kay Shepard named Oakland University Foundations scholars for 1988.
Foundation elects officers, directors. (Fall, 1988, p. 25) Results of elections.
   

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Winter Issue 1989
Cover: Howard McGregor; Caption: Mr. McGregor's Garden
Partners in time, by Karen Hill. (Winter, 1989, p. 2) Reminiscences of Howard McGregor, Bob Swanson and others.
Jazz prof 'Doc' Holladay retires on a high note. (Winter, 1989, p. 3) Marvin "Doc" Holladay (Music), director of jazz studies, retires after 16 years.
Huggettt Collection a coup for baroque music students. (Winter, 1989, p. 3) OU purchases the Huggett Family Historical Instrument Collection to establish a core for a baroque orchestra.
Increasing minority hiring a goal, provost states. (Winter, 1989, p. 3) More minority faculty needed; Initiatives to improve race relations on campus.
Programs win professional accreditation. (Winter, 1989, p. 4) OU School of Nursing, the School of Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Business Administration awarded accreditation.
Texas Instruments funds student awards. (Winter, 1989, p. 4) $100,000 awarded to the School of Business Administration for the Paul F. Lorenz / Texas Instruments Academic Excellence Awards.
Visiting professor stresses human touch in patient care. (Winter, 1989, p. 4) Ann Marie Douglas (Nursing) appointed to nursing faculty.
Construction project requests dispatched to state officials. (Winter, 1989, p. 4) Construction "wish list" includes a science building, classroom office building and a maintenance facility.
Surgeon General's report knocks fat; backs institute goals. (Winter, 1989, p. 5) U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Nutrition and Health supports philosophy and standards set by the OU Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute.
Physical therapy students experience real-life challenges. (Winter, 1989, p. 5) Physical therapy students use wheelchairs, crutches to see life from a different perspective.
University tightens enrollment headcount. (Winter, 1989, p. 5) University moves to balance enrollment and resources.
Charter prof closes career with a Fulbright. (Winter, 1989, p. 4) Thomas Fitzsimmons, charter professor of English, retires after 30 years; goes to Japan as a Fulbright Research Fellow.
Mr. McGregor's garden, by Karen Hill. (Winter, 1989, p. 6-9) Profile of Howard McGregor, Rochester businessman, friend and advisor of the Wilsons, and OU benefactor.
Current events, by Karel Bond. (Winter, 1989, p. 10-11, 13-14) Abraham Liboff (Physics) researches ELF waves (extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields.)
Birth of a theory. (Winter, 1989, p. 12) Profile of Abraham Liboff (Physics)
Out of Africa into Oakland University. Interview by Karel Bond. (Winter, 1989, p. 15-17) Kurt Luedtke is interviewed.
Meryl Streep on Luedtke's art. (Winter, 1989, p. 16) Excerpt from an interview.
Calling alumni for career days. (Winter, 1989, p. 18) Career day volunteer opportunities for alumni.
Volunteer leaders sought for affiliates. (Winter, 1989, p. 18) Alumni affiliate boards have vacancies.
Task force charged to create strategic plan. (Winter, 1989, p. 18) Affiliate Task Force set up as first phase of a strategic plan for the OU Alumni Association.
Car rental discounts available to members. (Winter, 1989, p. 18) OU Alumni Association members receive discounts from Hertz and Avis.
It's almost time to renew your OUAA membership. (Winter, 1989, p. 18) Advantages to having membership in the OUAA.
In memoriam. (Winter, 1989, p. 21) Robert L. Donald (English), Ninfa Toffanetti.
   

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Spring Issue 1989
Cover: Lafayette String Quartet; Caption: Strings attached: on their way to the top.
Classic notes from Heidelberg, by John W. Henke, Jr. (Spring, 1989, p. 2) Lafayette String Quartet in Germany.
Actor Danny Glover sees art as facilitator of change. (Spring, 1989, . 4) Lecture by Danny Glover, sponsored by the Student Life Lecture Board.
Making the grade for continued accreditation. (Spring, 1989, p. 4) North Central Association review committee recommends continuing accreditation for OU for 10 years.
Legendary director tries his technique on theatre students. (Spring, 1989, p. 4) Sidney Pollack on campus as guest of OU McGregor Professor, Kurt Luedtke.
On stage. (Spring, 1989, p. 5) Barbara Mandrell appears at Oakland to raise money for Meadow Brook Hall.
Pioneers celebrate banner season. (Spring, 1989, p. 5) Athletic teams--men's swimming, women's swimming, women's basketball and men's basketball, have successful seasons.
Silicon ribbons success could triple production. (Spring, 1989, p. 5)

Carl E. Gleil's (Physics) research on silicon crystal ribbons.

Morning, Noonan, night, by Karen Hill. (Spring, 1989, p. 6-8) Profile of Jackie Noonan ('64, '88) mayor of Utica, Michigan.
Timeless frames. (Spring, 1989, p. 9-11) "Photography's beginnings:a visual history": Exhibit of William B. Becker's collection of historic photographs at Meadow Brook Art Gallery.
Strings attached, by Karel Bond. (Spring, 1989, p. 12-15) Profile of the Lafayette String Quartet, Ann Elliot-Goldschmid, Pamela Highbaugh, Sharon Stanis, Joanna Hood.
It's time f-o-r-e the OUAA annual golf outing! (Spring, 1989, p. 16)  
Introducing the OUAA "Gold Card" (Spring, 1989, p. 16) OU Alumni Association benefits plus more.
Nominations sought for alumni service award. (Spring, 1989, p. 16)  
Golf league forming. (Spring, 1989, p. 16)  
Undergraduate research awards granted. (Spring, 1989, p. 16) Award winners are Madhavi Gunda, Priscilla Hollender, Amy Kevelin, Debra Meyer, Jack Morradian, Paul Redmond.
In memoriam. (Spring, 1989, p. 18, 21) Lauree Ann Webb ('63), Marilyn K. Friedly ('67), Georgia L. Betts-Shaver ('85) , Gerald C. Heberle (History)
Faculty members make special contribution. (Spring, 1989, p. 20 Faculty Carl F. Barnes (Art History), Ronald L. Cramer (Education), Ronald M. Horwitz (Business), Naim A. Kheir (Engineering), Robert N.K. Loh (Engineering), Venkat N. Reddy (Eye Research Institute) & Robert Stern (Chemistry) are all members of the President's Club.
   

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Summer Issue 1989
Cover: Pediatric patient in wheelchair; Caption: Who's afraid of the hospital? There's help at hand. . .
The tough get you going, by Geoffrey Upward. (Summer, 1989, p. 2) College professors challenge students.
Charter administrator Swanson retires. (Summer, 1989, p. 3) Robert W. Swanson retires after 30 career with Oakland University, a career that began at MSU-Oakland July 1, 1959.
Alessi and Boganey win Wilson Awards. (Summer, 1989, p. 3) Melina Suzanne Alessi awarded the Matilda R. Wilson Award; Anthony C. Boganey awarded the Alfred G. Wilson award.
New science and technology building on the drawing board --almost. (Summer, 1989, p. 3) Monies authorized by the state for schematic plans for the $28 million Science and Technology Center.
Show of support. (Summer, 1989, p. 4) Members of university community voiced support for students in Beijing China.
Privacy rights called fundamental to abortion debate. (Summer, 1989, p. 4) Sarah Weddington, lawyer in Roe vs. Wade case, speaks at Oakland.
Master of Physical Therapy degree program approved. (Summer, 1989, p. 4) Undergraduate physical therapy degree to be replaced by the Masters degree.
Kellogg Foundation funds project for disadvantaged students. (Summer, 1989, p. 4) W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant to focus on improving educational opportunities for disadvantaged children.
Chemo-preventative agents could reduce colon cancer. (Summer, 1989, p. 4) Arthur Bull (Chemistry) researching chemo-preventative agents.
Oakland football team sets tournament date. (Summer, 1989, p. 5) OU to host National Invitational Soccer Tournament, Sept. 23-24.
Hoopsters gather for "Gus Macker" (Summer, 1989, p. 5) Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament scheduled for Aug. 26-27, proceeds to benefit OU's athletic programs.
Spring finish gives Pioneers their best year ever. (Summer, 1989, p. 5) Baseball team celebrates winning season; also men's tennis team and golf team.
But, can you write? by Neal Shine. (Summer, 1989, p. 6-7) Former Detroit Free Press editor and professor of journalism talks about how well colleges prepare students for the working world.
Doctor, heal thyself, by Karel Bond. (Summer, 1989, p. 8-11) Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute's doctor residency program.
Molding his future, by Karel Bond. (Summer, 1989, p. 12-13) Profile of Ilija Letica, president and founder of Letica Corporation. A President's Club profile.
Child's play, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Summer, 1989, p. 14-16) Profile of Dittie Spitsbergen ('73, '80), developer of Crittenton Hospital's Child Life Program, support for hospitalized children.
New OUAA officers and directors elected. (Summer, 1989, p. 17) Results of elections.
Reserve tickets for the annual Alumni Night at Meadow Brook. (Summer, 1989, p. 17) OU Alumni Night at the Meadow Brook Music Festival.
Retiring. (Summer, 1989, p. 19) Tom Atkinson (Asst. Provost), S. Bernard Thomas (History)
In memoriam. (Summer, 1989, p. 20) John B. Poole
   

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Fall Issue 1989
Cover: Drawing of man with migraine; Caption: Hope ahead: advances in migraine and stroke research.
Questions, but few answers, by Nancy Ryan ('82, '89) (Fall, 1989, p. 2)

Writing article about stroke and migraine research

Calling all alums for TeleFund '89. (Fall, 1989, p. 3) Alumni TeleFund underway; goal is $300,000.
Excellence awards go to Osthaus, Stanovich. (Fall, 1989, p. 3) Carl R. Osthaus (History) and Keith E. Stanovich (Psychology) receive the Teaching Excellence and Research Excellence Awards, respectively.
Of head coaches and history. (Fall, 1989, p. 3) Charles Akers (History) and graduate student John W. Carter co-author book, Bo McMillin: man and legend.
Urice named Dean of Arts and Sciences. (Fall, 1989, p. 3) John. K. Urice appointed Dean of the College.
Hartmann re-elected as Board chairperson. (Fall, 1989, p. 4) Patricia Hartmann re-elected chairperson of the OU Board of Trustees.
Eye Institute sets sights on Reddy's research. (Fall, 1989, p. 4) National Eye Institute awards Venkat N. Reddy a Merit Award of $1.37 million.
Schwartz helps state test make the grade. (Fall, 1989, p. 4) Robert Schwartz (Education) is part of team training teachers to administer annual tests.
Brock's advice: "Get prepared." (Fall, 1989, p. 4) William Brock, Secretary of Labor, speaks at 4th Annual Business Forum, sponsored by the School of Business Administration.
Mack plays on as a Baldwin fellow. (Fall, 1989, p. 4) Tomoko Mack ('87) earns a Baldwin Fellowship in a nationwide competition.
Music to their fears, by Mimi Mayer. (Fall, 1989, p. 7-9) Therapists Doug Bushong ('80) and Gary Cummis ('73) use music to treat patients at Jackson Prison and Detroit Psychiatric Institute.
Changing skyline, by Jay Jackson and Karel Bond. (Fall, 1989, p. 10-13) Profile of the Oakland Technology Park.
Parked by universities. (Fall, 1989, p. 12) University related research parks.
Tech Park goes international. (Fall, 1989, p. 13) Four internationally based companies are part of Oakland Technology Park.
Hope ahead, by Nancy E. Ryan. (Fall, 1989, p. 14-16) Oakland physicists, alumni, work with doctors at Henry Ford to study causes of strokes and migraine headaches.
History making migraine. (Fall, 1989, p. 16) Lori Schneider, M.D. at Henry Ford, has migraine recorded on a machine.
Scores tallied for the annual alumni golf outing. (Fall, 1989, p. 17) 14th Annual OU Alumni Association Golf Outing held in July.
In memoriam. (Fall, 1989, p. 20, 21. Marilyn Cowan ('71), Lynda Elaine Killian ('76), Judith A. Flury ('83), Paul D. Siewert ('85), David Gamble.
   

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Winter Issue 1990
Cover: Photograph of OU swimmer Hilton Woods; Caption: Eye on the Olympics.
A winning tradition, by Greg C. Kampe. (Winter 1990, p. 2) Coaching basketball at Oakland.
From A to Z ...new library is OK. (Winter 1990, p.4) Dedication of the renovated and expanded Kresge Library.
Making waves with electromagnetism. (Winter 1990, p. 5) Abraham R. Liboff (Physics) obtains patent for ion cyclotron resonance.
Working with wasps. (Winter 1990, p. 5) George Gamboa's (Biological Sciences) wasp research featured on BBC Horizons program, The Alternative Society: Insect Sociology.
Faith on trial? (Winter 1990, p. 6) Maxim R. Rice update--refusal to pay income taxes.
King/Chavez/Parks physical therapy scholars in residence. (Winter 1990, p. 6) Mable Burns Sharp and Johnny Smith awarded internships.
Young at heart. (Winter 1990, p. 6) Andrew Young at Oakland University in November to talk about "The future of the city."
All aboard, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1990, p. 7-10) OU faculty members talk about the future: Sheldon Appleton on politics, Ronald Olson on health sciences, Ronald Tracy on business, Jacqueline Scherer on social issues, Bhushan Bhatt on technology.
Pool sharks, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1990, p. 11-13) Men's swimming, Hilton Woods and Olympic training, coach Pete Hovland.
The equalizer, by Karel Bond. (Winter 1990, p. 14-15) Profile of Curtis Davenport ('79), executive director of the Interfaith Center in Warren.
Courting the champs, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1990, p. 17) Detroit Pistons practice at Lepley Sports Center.
1989-90 Alumni Scholarship Winners. (Winter 1990, p. 18) Alumni Memorial --Kimberly Dicks; Arts & Sciences Alumni--Nino Di Cosmo and Ann Serwatowski; Frances C. Amos School of Business Administration Alumni--Elspeth Anne Galloway & Vincent R. Guglielmetti; Thomas A. Yatooma Memorial Scholarship--Mary Ann Monteleone & Ronald Reichenbach; Geraldine Felton Award for Leadership--Charlene Rhoads; Student Achievement Awards--Charlie Gandy, Norris Hardemann II & Warren Reaves.
In memoriam. (Winter 1990, p. 20 William John Walli ('69); Patricia Tish McKee ('84)
   

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Spring Issue 1990
Cover: Drawing of dance band, dancers; Caption: Polish Muslims: rock on a roll.
Introducing our product's lines, by Geoffrey Upward. (Spring 1990, p. 2) Revamping the Oakland University magazine.
Horsing around. (Spring 1990, p. 3) Richard Haskell (Engineering) & a computer program's possibilities for predicting horse races.
Focus: Bruce Bordine. (Spring 1990, p. 3) Brief profile of Bruce Bordine, President's Club member.
The words and the wisdom, (Spring 1990, p. 4) Maya Angelou speaks at Oakland University in February.
Somewhere in time, (Spring 1990, p. 4) Victorian Inn (Port Huron), run by OU alumni Vicki ('68) and Ed ('68) Peterson.
Wow! (Spring 1990, p. 5) Athletic accomplishments detailed.
Let them eat cake, by Karel Bond. (Spring 1990, p. 6-7) Profile of Lynn Kuczajda ('83), co-owner of the Home Bakery in Rochester, Michigan.
In the beginning, by Duffy Ross. (Spring 1990, p. 8-10) Beverly K. Berger (Physics) and Henry E. Kandrup (Physics) research the early universe.
Rock on a roll, by Duffy Ross. (Spring 1990, p. 11-13) Profile of Michael Miller ('76) and his band, the Polish Muslims.
Fortysomething, by Karel Bond. (Spring 1990, p. 14) Book review of In Her Prime: A New View of the Middle-Aged Woman, co-authored by Judith K. Brown (Sociology) and Virginia Kerns.
In memoriam. (Spring 1990, p. 18) Barbara J. Liddell ('65), Janet Morehead ('87)
Art requires endurance, by Tom Bills. (Spring 1990, p. 20) Brief essay by Tom Bills ('74), an internationally recognized sculptor.
   

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Summer Issue 1990
Cover: Photo of 10 yr old Frances Dodge on horseback; Caption: Growing up in the Great Hall.
When a shot is not a snap, by Geoffrey Upward. (Summer 1990, p. 2) Photography in the Oakland University Magazine; Rick Smith, university photographer.
We're on the money. (Summer 1990, p. 3)

David Beardslee reports on OU student opinions and attitudes.

Impressions of Nicaragua. (Summer 1990, p. 4) Frank Lepkowsky (Library), a Fulbright Scholar, returns from teaching at Central American University in Managua.
Focus: Dexter Bussey. (Summer 1990, p. 4) Brief profile of Dexter Bussey, President's Club member.
Look out engineering world! (Summer 1990, p. 5) OU seniors Art Stephenson and Linus Isabell win 2d place in national Rube Goldberg Machine Design Contest.
Sports. (Summer 1990, p. 5) Sports news.
Museum struck, by Karel Bond. (Summer 1990, p. 7) Denise C. Gruca ('90) interns at Henry Ford Museum.
Growing up in the Great Hall. (Summer 1990, p. 8-11) Photos and description of the Wilson family life at Meadow Brook Hall.
I spy, by Duffy Ross. (Summer 1990, p. 12-13)

Profile of Richard Gabler ('81), private investigator.

 

G. I Joan, by Karel Bond. (Summer 1990, p. 14-16) Women in the armed forces; OU alumnae Shaila Simmons ('77), Debra Quertermous-Kelly ('82), Susan De Young ('83), Billie Jean Faust ('86)
Alumni Association elects officers. (Summer 1990, p. 17) List of new officers.
In memoriam. (Summer 1990, p. 18, 19) Frederick G. Kaviuk ('84), Mrs. Patsy Tennyson
Alumni Affiliates name scholarship winners. (Summer 1990, p. 19) Alumni Memorial--Shannon Acton; Student Achievement Awards-Black Alumni Affiliate--Stephen Hart, Tracie Michele Smith, Lisa Marie Taylor; Arts & Sciences Alumni Affiliate--Michael A. Poll, Sara J. Pastoor; Frances C. Amos School of Business Administration Alumni Affiliate--Elspeth Galloway, Carolyn Berry; Thomas A. Yatooma Memorial Scholarship--Susan Andries, Tricia Olszewski.
Like a kid in a sandbox, by Barbara Dale. (Summer 1990, p. 20) Brief essay by Barbara Dale ('73), cartoonist and greeting card artist.
   

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Fall Issue 1990

Cover: Black/gold drawing of athlete/scholar; Caption: No grades, no glory: college sports under fire.
Turning over a new leaf, by Duffy Ross. (Fall 1990, p. 2) OU biologists study nature in the Upper Peninsula.
Dateline Egypt: business is booming. (Fall 1990, p. 4) Sheryl Wragg ('79), official liaison between General Dynamics Corp. and the Egyptian government.
Focus: Andrea L. Fischer. (Fall 1990, p. 4) Brief profile of Andrea L. Fischer, President's Club member.
Hobby horses, (Fall 1990, p. 5) Julie Champagne, daughter of OU president, is a Michigan riding champion in several events.
Bravo, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1990, p. 7-9) Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates its 25th anniversary.
No grades, no glory, by Duffy Ross. (Fall 1990, p. 10-13) College sports, OU's athletic programs and academics.
Mussel bound, by Duffy Ross. (Fall 1990, p. 14,16) Doug Hunter (Biological Sciences) researches the zebra mussel.
Solutions to evolution. (Fall 1990, p. 15) Thad Grudzien, Keith Berven lead students researching ecology and evolution in Upper Peninsula.
Just desserts, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1990, p. 17-19) University 'chefs' Jane Eberwein (English), Wilma Ray Bledsoe (Student Affairs), Leonardas Gerulaitis (History), Carlo Coppola (Modern Languages) share special recipes.
In memoriam. (Fall 1990, p. 21, 23) Diane Lynn Anderson (Schaefer) (72), James M. Thomas ('74), Bonnie Lee Paschal (' 76), M. Lorriane Dronken ('78), Mrs. Felix Adams, Edwin George, Ralph Norvell, Norman F. Mealey.
Alumni hold reunion up north. .. in Alaska. (Fall 1990, p. 23) OU alums living in Alaska hold reunion as guests of Don and Jan O'Dowd.
Truth is not enough, by Joe Davidson. (Fall 1990, p. 24) Brief essay by Joe Davidson ('71), reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
   

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Winter Issue 1991
Cover: Drawing of Anibal House and students; Caption: Anibal House II: Attracting the new party animal.
Ty's bat, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1991, p. 2) Spring training & baseball.
The silk roads. (Winter 1991, p. 3) Richard Stamps (Anthropology) traces steps of Marco Polo in China.
University dedicates reading room. (Winter 1991, p. 3) The East Asia Reading Room in Kresge Library dedicated on Nov. 7 in honor of Leonard Woodcock, former U.S. ambassador to China.
Focus: Charlie Gehringer. (Winter 1991, p. 4) Brief profile of Charlie Gehringer, President's Club member.
Risky business. (Winter 1991, p. 4) Brief profile of George E. Stevens, recently appointed Dean of the School of Business Administration.
Talented two. (Winter 1991, p. 5) Meadow Brook Theatre draws local talent, Toya Sharp and Trevor Rutkowski.
Spreading facts, not fear. (Winter 1991, p. 5 Jesse Bateau (Nursing) teaches course on AIDS.
Osmun paces fall sports campaign. (Winter 1991, p. 6) Sports update: runner Ken Osmun & news about OU soccer, volleyball, swimming & basketball.
Anibal House II: no booze, no smokes, no drugs, no joke, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1991, p. 7-9) Anibal House residents focus on wellness and healthy life styles.
Winging it, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1991, p. 10-11) Ed Vesely ('79), aircraft broker for Jim Bath and Associates, has made a career out of his love for airplanes.
Voices of war, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1991, p. 12-14)

Excerpts from Civil War letters from the Kresge Library Springer collection of Civil War writings and memorabilia.

Caught knappin' by Erik Enyedy. (Winter 1991, p. 15) Knapp family eateries in Rochester--Knapp's Donut Shop, Red Knapp's Dairy Bar and Cooper's Arms.
In memoriam. (Winter 1991, p. 17) Dr. Michael Nolph ('70), William West ('73), Evelyn Rozelle ('78)
The baby comes first, by Ann Pearcy Blatte ('80). (Winter 1991, p. 20) Former news anchor on maternity leave.
   

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Spring Issue 1991
Cover: Governor John Engler; Caption: John Engler wanted to be known as the education governor. Now he's getting the chance to prove it.
You can do it, by Lisa Taylor. (Spring 1991, p. 2) Words of encouragement for OU's multi-cultural students.
California here she comes. (Spring 1991, p. 3) Janet Holmgren McKay ('68) named president of Mills College in Oakland, California.
Head of the class. (Spring 1991, p. 4) Kathy Booker ('89) and Mary Ann Reed ('89) voted "rookies of the year" in a national teaching award competition.
Focus: Katherine Daros Sheiko. (Spring 1991, p. 4) Brief profile of Katherine Daros Sheiko ('74), named Outstanding Principal in 1989.
Eavesdropping. (Spring 1991, p. 5) Opinions and comments from OU students: Vernita Johnson, Eric Taylor, Mike Damico, Jennifer Colley, Jeffrey Abell, Yulan Mah, Robin Backie, Lynn Florek.
Two in a row. (Spring 1991, p. 6) Sports news: OU's women's swimming and diving team captures 2d NCAA Div. II championship; also news of men's swimming & men's, women's basketball seasons.
Engler's lesson plan. Interview by Duffy Ross. (Spring 1991, p. 7-9) A conversation with Michigan Governor, John M. Engler, on education.
The eyes have it, by Vicky Billington. (Spring 1991, p. 10-11) OU Eye Research Institute and Beaumont Hospital to conduct research study on aging eye disease.
Insert: Come on. Send it in. (Spring 1991, unpaged) 8 page survey of OU Magazine readers.
Hearing prepared, by Vicky Billington. (Spring 1991, p. 12-13) Ron Swartz ('90) champions the rights of the hearing impaired.
Count on it, by Duffy Ross. (Spring 1991, p. 14-16) Michigan-New Zealand mathematics teaching project, sponsored by Oakland University.
In memoriam. (Spring 1991, p. 18, 19) James McGill, Jr. ('64), Dr. Michael B. Nolph ('70), Louise M. Geordano ('73), Eda Klein ('74), Margaret Michalski ('74), Carolette Phillips ('78), Agnes J. Smith ('79), Rosalie A. Allen ('81), Barbara Aronsson, Jack H. King, Mrs. William J. Pulte (Joan).
Taking care of business, by Beverly Geltner. (Spring 1991, p. 20) Brief essay on the need for educational, business, political and community partnerships by OU professor of education.
   

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Summer Issue 1991
Cover: Illustration of Meadow Brook Festival stage and audience; Caption: The Meadow Brooks --culture fights back.
On or off target? (Summer 1991, p. 2) Importance of feedback, letters to the editor.
Market flair. (Summer 1991, p. 4) OU student chapter of the American Marketing Association named 1990-91 Collegiate Chapter of the Year.
Focus: Brent J. Garback. (Summer 1991, p. 4) Brief profile of Brent J. Garback, President's Club member.
Champagne resigns OU post. (Summer 1991, p. 5) OU President Joseph E. Champagne resigns to accept post with Crittenton; John De Carlo named interim president.
Winning on empty. (Summer 1991, p. 6) OU chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers develop experimental car which places 2d in 12th annual Super Mileage Competition with 1,083 mpg.
Write on. (Summer 1991, p. 6) Solicitation for manuscripts for OU Magazine; notice of Annual Writers Conference to be held Oct. 18-19, 1991.
Stage fight, by Duffy Ross. (Summer 1991, p. 7-9) Budget and financial concerns facing the Meadow Brooks, the Festival, the Hall, the Art Gallery and the Theatre.
A walk through the park, by Duffy Ross. (Summer 1991, p. 10-11) The Oakland Technology Park, from A to Z.
Father figure, by Duffy Ross. (Summer 1991, p. 12-13) Rev. Richard Schaeffer ('74), director of vocations for the Catholic Diocese of Marquette.
Sleep watching, by Vicky Billington. (Summer 1991, p. 14-16) Harold Zepelin (Psychology) studies sleep patterns at the OU Sleep Lab.
In memoriam. (Summer 1991, p. 19) Adolph Klein, Timothy Spehar, Mrs. George Williams (Shirley), Werner Witt.
Alumni Affiliates name scholarship winners. (Summer 1991, p. 19) Frances C. Amos School of Business Administration Alumni Affiliate-John Lesser and Ann Scrivano; College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Affiliate-Ann M. Lehman and Jennifer Mlynarek; Engineering's Thomas A. Yatooma Memorial Scholarship--Edward Harsham and David Pung; Nursing's Geraldine Felton Award-Andrea Whitcomb; Continuing Advancement in Professional Nursing Award--Barbara Park; Student Achievement Award- Daphne Briggs, Pamela Cheatum and Detrich Smith.
The state of the arts, by John K. Urice. (Summer 1991, p. 20) Essay by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences on the U.S. economy and not-for profit cultural organizations.
   

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Fall Issue 1991
Cover: Lisa Keels, Upward Bound mentor; Caption: Knowing no bounds; mentors offer a guiding hand.
Our type guy, by Geoffrey Upward. (Fall 1991, p. 2) Profile of Robert Shoemaker, typesetter for OU communications.
Learning the ropes. (Fall 1991, p. 4) Teachers Explorer Center helps teachers produce multimedia presentations.
Focus: Penny M. Crissman. (Fall 1991, p. 4) Brief profile of Penny M. Crissman, President's Club member.
Oakland takes a bow. (Fall 1991, p. 5) OU is listed as "best buy" in U.S. News and World Report.
A friendly sleepover. (Fall 1991, p. 5) Chris ('71) and Julie ('87) Brockman's bed and breakfast, the Gladstone House, in Ann Arbor.
Eavesdropping. (Fall 1991, p. 6) Responses to question: What did you do on your summer vacation? (Debra Moore, Patty Rooch, Robert Lenz, Wa Shing Kan, Gary Coats, Kevin Cobb, Ronnie Potts, Albert J. Meehan)
Waste not, want not, by Jay Jackson an Duffy Ross. (Fall 1991, p. 8-9) Satish Walia (Biological Sciences) researches antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Expressive visions and exquisite images. (Fall 1991, p. 10-11) Photos of art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection currently on exhibit at the Meadow Brook Art Gallery.
Knowing no bounds, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1991, p. 12-13) Oakland University's Project Upward Bound helps students prepare for college; Lisa Keels serves as mentor.
The dig's up, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1991, p. 14-15) Richard Stamps (Anthropology) and students investigate Thomas Edison's boyhood home in Port Huron, Michigan.
Rising star, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1991, p. 16) Profile of actor David Hasselhoff, former student at the OU Academy of Dramatic Art.
In memoriam. (Fall 1991, p. 19) Robert Moloney, Mrs. Ernest Grove (Rhea)
   

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Winter Issue 1992
Cover: Professor Alice Horning reading; Caption: Campus bookworms.
Help wanted, by Geoffrey Upward. (Winter 1992, p. 2) OU Magazine to offer advertising space.
Gregory meets Gorby. (Winter 1992, p. 3) Karl Gregory (Business Administration) questions Mikhail Gorbachev at a forum in Southfield.
Leaders of the pack. (Winter 1992, p. 3) OU alums cited as leaders.
Three-peat? A neat feat!. (Winter 1992, p. 4) Sports news; OU swimming , soccer, volleyball, cross country, tennis.
Focus: Eli Zaret & Denny McLain. (Winter 1992, p. 5) Brief profiles of Zaret & McLain, President's Club members.
Eye witness. (Winter 1992, p. 5) Sharon ('69, '75) and Jim Smith ('69, '75) have seen every play at Meadow Brook Theatre since its debut in 1966/67.
A state of chaos, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1992, p. 6-7) Donald McCrimmon, director of Research and Academic Development, uses chaos theory to study bird populations and ecology.
Buy lingual, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1992, p. 8-9) Jennifer Simonson ('87) runs English language school in Japan.
When Irish eyes are spying, by Duffy Ross. (Winter 1992, p. 19-11) Profile of Sean Farrell Moran (History).
Campus bookworms, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1992, p. 12-13.

Reading interests of OU faculty:Alice S. Horning (Linguistics), Anne H. Tripp (History), Sid Mittra (Finance), Brian F. Murphy (English), John S. Klemanski (Political Science), Elinor B. Waters (Education)

It's a white thing, by Jay Jackson. (Winter 1992, p. 15) Kevin Early (Sociology) investigates suicide rates.
In memoriam. (Winter 1992, p. 17, 18) Deane M. Beard ('75), Michael Swerbinsky ('80), David I. Stillman ('88), Barbara J. Kruger ('89), Dorothy Eberline Hope (former OU Director of Placement), Mrs. Glenn H. Bixby (Pauline)
A new respect for America, by Nancy Elizabeth Fitch.('69) OU alumna comments on politics.
   

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Spring 1992 Issue
Cover: Illustration of a jail; Caption: Jail house knock.
10 years and 40 issues later, by Geoffrey Upward. (Spring 1992, p. 2) 10 years of changes at OU
Packard named president. (Spring 1992, p. 3) Sandra Packard is named the new President of Oakland University.
"Forward ever...backwards never." (Spring 1992, p. 3 Rap music star KRS-1 and William H. Gray III of the United Negro College Fund speak at OU.
A new lease on life. (Spring 1992, p. 4) Meadow Brook Music Festival to be operated by Olympia Arenas and Brass Ring Productions.
Focus: William F. Bledsoe. (Spring 1992, p. 4) Brief profile of William F. Bledsoe, President's Club member.
Title waves. (Spring 1992, p. 5) Sports news; swimming & basketball.
Oakland University Magazine: through the years. (Spring 1992, p. 6-9) Recap of significant stories from previous issues of the OU Magazine: Shalia Simmons, Abraham Liboff, Barbara Dale, Max Rice, Curtis Davenport, Ilija Letica.
Who are you? by Vicky Billington. (Spring 1992, p. 10-11) Results of alumni survey are reported.
Honing in on hormones, by Vicky Billington. (Spring 1992, p. 12-13) Virinder Moudgil and his researchers investigate the role of hormones in breast cancer.
Jail House knock, by Duffy Ross. (Spring 1992, p. 14-16) Jay Meehan (Sociology) studies alternative sentencing and other sanctions in lieu of prison.
In memoriam. (Spring 1992, p. 18, 19) Deborah Lunette (Johnson) Howell ('83), Suzanne M. Iott ('85), Dr. Peter T. Greig, Dr. Hong Sub Kim, Francis C. McMath.
   

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Summer Issue 1992
Cover: Scott & Mitch McNeal holding basketball; Caption: Who IS Gus Macker? The men and myth behind 3-on-3 basketball.
Waiting for Perot, by Sheldon Appleton. (Summer 1992, p. 2) H. Ross Perot's presidential candidacy.
President Packard arrives. (Summer 1992, p. 3) Sandra Packard officially took office as OU's fourth President on June 15.
Not in the cards. (Summer 1992, p. 3) OU student caught selling fake baseball cards.
Winning research. (Summer 1992, p. 4) Interdisciplinary research competition winners; also Sharon Muir (Education) named Fulbright Scholar.
Focus: Betsy Taylor. (Summer 1992, p. 4) Brief profile of Betsy Taylor, President's Club member.
Eavesdropping. (Summer 1992, p. 5) Opinions of OU community members on Perot and the presidential race.
Political animals, by Vicky Billington. (Summer 1992, p. 6-9) Profiles of three OU alums, Kenneth J. DeBeaussaert ('76), Colleen A. Ochoa ('87), David J. Doyle ('80)
Holy Mackerville! by Jay Jackson. (Summer 1992, p. 10-11) The Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournaments; Scott and Mitch ('81) McNeal.
Yes, Alfred, we can afford it, by Jay Jackson. (Summer 1992, p. 12-13) OU History: Some of D.B. "Woody" Varner's memories of the early days of OU and Matilda and Alfred Wilson.
Structurally sound, by Vicky Billington. (Summer 1992, p. 14) Michael Hung's (Engineering) invention, shearography, used to detect flaws and imperfections.
In memoriam. (Summer 1992, p. 16, 18) Kathleen D. Groehn ('82), Rev. C.George Widdifield.
New leadership, new hope, by Todd Cook ('92) (Summer 1992, p. 20) Brief comment from student who served on the OU Presidential Search Committee.
   

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Fall Issue 1992
Cover: Dennis Pawley; Caption: Dennis Pawley: Driving for quality at Chrysler.
You're invited, by Geoffrey Upward. (Fall 1992, p. 2) Inaugural of Sandra Packard, Nov. 13, 1992.
Squirrel Road scholars. (Fall 1992, p. 4) Three Auburn Hills residents to benefit from scholarship program funded from the Squirrel Road construction project.
Focus: Walter Douglas. (Fall 1992, p. 4) Brief profile of Walter Douglas, President's Club member.
Five-year teacher plan. (Fall 1992, p. 5) OU program for teaching at the secondary level requires traditional four -year major plus teaching internship.
Give me five. (Fall 1992, p. 5) Quintuplets born to Mary Jo Wilson ('91) and her husband Billy.
Noble calling, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1992, p. 6-8) Profile of Sandra Packard, new President of OU.
Packard on particulars. (Fall 1992, p. 9) Sandra Packard responds to questions about OU and its future.
Unconscious effort, by Jay Jackson. (Fall 1992, p. 10-11) OU's graduate program in nurse anesthesia.
Manufactured success, by Jay Jackson. (Fall 1992, p. 12-14) Profile of Dennis Pawley ('82), Chrysler executive.
"Stage" coach to Stratford, by Clair M. Hinsberg. (Fall 1992, p. 15) Stratford, Ontario's attractions by OU graduate student & professional writer.
In memoriam. (Fall 1992, p. 17) Joann E. Sweeney ('71), Marilyn Wierzbicki ('74), Benita Bornstein ('77), Mark J. Sawson ('78), J. Thomas Smith ('84), Mrs. Zella Goad.
Our ailing planet, by Richard Tucker.(Fall 1992, p. 20) Brief essay on environmental history, by Richard Tucker (History)
   

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Winter 1993 Issue
Cover: Sandra Packard; Caption: "The choice is ours". Sandra Packard takes the helm.
Kresge Library Wall of Honor, by Sandra Packard. (Winter 1993, p. 2) Dedication of plaque inscribed with donors to the Enduring Legacy campaign for Kresge Library.
Fran and Janette Engelhardt take stock in Oakland University. (Winter 1993, p. 3) Engelhardts serve as volunteers and ambassadors for OU.
Early curtain call. (Winter 1993, p. 4) Dave Thornhill ('66) recalls student trip to Stratford Festival.
Focus: John R. Ylvisaker, M.D. (Winter 1993, p. 4) Brief profile of John R. Ylvisaker, M.D., President's Club member.
Near the peak. (Winter 1993, p. 5) Sports news.
Thanks for the memories. (Winter 1993, p. 6) 500 alumni attend OU's first All Classes reunion, Oct. 3, 1992.
The choice is ours, by Sandra Packard. p. 7-9) Inaugural address of new president of Oakland University.
Hard cell, by Jay Jackson. (Winter 1993, p. 10-11) Tadeusz Malinski (Chemistry)--research on microsensor and nitric oxide (NO) molecules.
Hitting the high seas, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1993, p. 12-13)

Paul Ritchie ('86) entertains passengers on the Queen Elizabeth 2 luxury liner.

Miles into the past, by Jay Jackson. (Winter 1993, p. 14-15) Genealogical research; Gregory Miles ('74) traces African American heritage; De Witt Dykes (History) studies and lectures on black history.
In memoriam. (Winter 1993, p. 18) William Warriner ('72), William A. Daleski ('76), Ronald J. (Jack) Ricker ('78), Carolyn Holland ('90), Ernie Jones.
I love to win, by Amy Comerford. (Winter 1993, p. 20) Brief essay by Amy Comerford, psychology major and swimmer on OU's national championship team.
   

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Spring/Summer 1993 Issue

Cover: Photo of Dan Gustafson and John Jamian; Caption: Legislative leadership, Dan Gustafson and John Jamian go to work in the state capital.
Strategic planning, by Sandra Packard. (Spring/Summer 1993, p.2) Nine Blue Ribbon Strategic Planning Task Forces formed.
Briefly. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 3-4) OU elected member of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grand Colleges; Governor signs bill authorizing new science/engineering building; Gary D. Russi appointed vice president for Academic Affairs; Paul Bissonnette appointed vice president for Finance and Administration; David Disend appointed vice president of University Relations.
Cars donated. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 5) Saturn of Troy gives Saturns to the School of Engineering and Computer Science, Meadow Brook Music Festival Women's Committee to raffle off Chrysler New Yorker.
Gary Stachnik ('90) awarded $1,000 Vartanian Scholarship. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 5)  
Music after the storm. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 6) The eleventh hour, a musical composition by Lettie Beckon Alston (Music) is one of 4 finalists in the Unisys African American Composers Forum and Symposium.
Focus: Barry M. Klein. (Spring/Summer 1993) Brief profile of Barry M. Klein ('68), President's Club member.
Art, cars and a picnic. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 6) Meadow Brook Art Fair, Concours d' Elegance & Glyndebourne Picnic.
Sports: National champs. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 7) Sports news.
Legislative leadership, by Amy Parrent. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 8-10) Two OU alums, Daniel Gustafson ('81) and John J. Jamian ('77) serve as Michigan state representatives.
Classmates in the house. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 10-11) Penny M. Crissman, David N. Galloway, Colleen Ochoa, Kenneth J. DeBeaussaert, David Doyle--activities in Michigan government.
Happy campers, by Jay Jackson. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 12-14) OU educators Katherine Barney (Lowry Child Care Center) and Andy Gunsberg (Education) provide guidance for choosing children's camps.
Stoke of genius, by Jay Jackson. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 15-17) Profile of Tracy Huth, women's swimming coach.
Cloud Nine. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 18-19) Student production of Cloud Nine selected by American College Theater Festival as one of the six best in the nation for 1993.
Alumni campaign for a library legacy. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 20) Endowment campaign to build an endowment for Kresge Library.
Wanted: Distinguished alumni. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 20) Nominations being accepted for Distinguished Alumni Service Award.
OUAA awards scholarship. p. 20) Robert K. Cadena awarded Alumni Memorial Scholarship.
OUAA elects directors, officers. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 20) List of new officers.
In memoriam. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 22, 23) Frank Maskey ('76), Carolyn A. Holland ('90), Charles L. Gehringer, Mrs. Ernest A. Jones (Marian)
Making fantasies come alive, by Angela Maclean. (Spring/Summer 1993, p. 24) Brief comments by performing arts major, Angela Maclean, nominee for the Irene Ryan Foundation Acting Scholarship.
   

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Fall 1993 Issue

Cover: Aerial photo of campus; Caption: Breaking new ground: a new Science and Engineering complex heads the list of campus improvements.
Maintaining our legacy, by Sandra Packard. (Fall 1993, p. 2) Improvements and progress on campus.
Briefly. (Fall 1993, p. 3-4) Michael P. Polis named Dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science; Naim Kheir (Engineering) elected fellow of the Society for Computer Simulation International; Richard J. Cattani, editor of Christian Science Monitor, delivers commencement address; Campus-wide no-smoking policy instituted.
In memoriam. (Fall 1993, p. 4) Marvin L. Katke, OU supporter and donor, dies Aug. 26, 1993.
Campus offices make moves. (Fall 1993, p. 5) North Foundation Hall to become student service complex.
OU drops in cost ranking. (Fall 1993, p. 5) OU ranks 9th among Michigan's 15th public universities in tuition and fee assessments.
Concours establishes record attendance. (Fall 1993, p. 6) Concours d'Elegance draws nearly 17,000 spectators.
Be the first on your block. (Fall 1993, p. 6) Input needed for OU firsts.
A creepy, crawly competition. (Fall 1993, p. 7) Unmanned Ground Robotics Competition coordinated by OU's School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Garden show popularity grows. (Fall 1993, p. 7) Meadow Brook Landscape and Garden show.
Oakland expands women's sports, new coaches. (Fall 1993, p. 8) Sports news.
Campus takes a brighter approach. (Fall 1993, p. 9) Campus improvements include Brightway paths and emergency phones; also bike patrols and new signs.
Breaking new ground, by Jay Jackson. (Fall 1993, p. 12-13) New Science and Engineering complex to add much needed classroom and laboratory space.
Bare bones data. (Fall 1993, p. 14-15) Profile of Manohar Das (Engineering and Computer Science) and research on data compression.
Business as usual, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1993, p. 16-18) Profiles of OU alumni entrepreneurs: Ted Braude ('74), Patricia Heftler ('77), Bruce Fealk ('75), Kevin Mark ('82)
Artscape, by Jay Jackson. (Fall 1993, p. 20-23)

Outdoor sculptures add beauty to OU campus: Sunset cube by David Barr; Rhythms and vibrations by Hanna Stiebel; Telegraph exchange, by John Piet; Untitled cubes, by Tom Bills ('74); Structurist no. 11, by David Barr.

Motown great to headline at homecoming. (Fall 1993, p. 24) Homecoming weekend activities, including concert by martha Reeves and the Vandellas.
Two holes-in-one scored at outing. (Fall 1993, p. 24) OUAA Gold Outing at Katke-Cousins Golf Course includes 2 holes-in-one.
Alumni ambassadors seek African-American and Hispanic recruiters. (Fall 1993, p. 24)  
Build your network at Career Information Day. (Fall 1993, p. 24)  
In memoriam. (Fall 1993, p. 27) Charles W. Kelly, Mrs. Walter Carey (Elaine) Stuart Hill.
Engineering a future, by Eric Burnett. (Fall 1993, p. 28) Brief essay by mechanical engineering major, Eric Burnett.
   

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Winter 1994 Issue

Cover: Robert Schwartz (Education) and young student; Caption: The road to reading: Oakland takes a leadership role in improving children's literacy.
Partnerships for educational success, by Sandra Packard. (Winter 1994, p. 2) OU's School of Education's staff development programs for Michigan schools.
Time for winter athletics. (Winter 1994, p. 5) Sports news.
Biologist helps BBC crew. (Winter 1994, p. 5) George Gamboa (Biological Sciences) helps BBC film a segment for The Natural World.
Focus: Estelle Snyder. (Winter 1994, p. 6) Brief profile of Estelle Snyder, President's Club member.
Language lab opens the world to OU students. (Winter 1994, p. 6) New language laboratory opens in Wilson Hall; renovations funded by the McGregor Foundation.
SBA Business Forum excels. (Winter 1994, p. 6) Robert Eaton, Chrysler Corporation, speaks at the SBA annual Business Forum in October.
Group cites adviser. (Winter 1994, p. 7) John Cowlishaw (Biological Sciences) and chief advisor for biology receives award from the National Academic Advising Association.
Chapter earns award. (Winter 1994, p. 7) OU Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (national accounting honorary society) recognized as a "superior chapter" by national council.
Engler praises science complex. (Winter 1994, p. 7) Governor John Engler speaks at groundbreaking for the new science and engineering complex.
Peers pick faculty "Bests". (Winter 1994, p. 8) Brian Connery (English) awarded 1993 Teaching Excellence Award; Venkat N. Reddy (Eye Research Institute) received the 1993 Research Excellence Award.
Students lend park a hand. (Winter 1994, p. 9) OU engineering students help repair paddle-wheel boat at Kensington Metro Park.
Macintosh book reveals all. (Winter 1994, p. 10) Ted Landau (Psychology) reviews computer software; writes book Sad Macs, Bombs and other Disasters.
Charter grad cited as distinguished alumnus. (Winter 1994, p. 11) Gregory J. Demanski ('63) received the 1993 Distinguished Alumni Service Award.
The road to reading, by Jay Jackson. (Winter 1994, p. 12-15) OU's involvement in improving literacy and innovative Reading Recovery program, directed by Robert Schwartz (Education)
Always in bloom, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1994, p. 16-17) Meadow Brook Estate's greenhouse & some gardening tips.
Healthy outlook, by Jay Jackson. (Winter 1994, p. 18-20) Fred Stransky, the Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute and tips for healthy living.
For love of nature. (Winter 1994, p. 22) Brief profile of Tom Carney ('73), author of Sun-drenched days, two-blanket nights: a sportsman takes note.
Summer school, by Tom Carney ('73). (Winter 1994, p. 23) Short story excerpted from Sun-Drenched Days, Two-Blanket Nights.
Get involved with Admissions Ambassadors. (Winter 1994, p. 24) Alumni needed to help with admissions recruitment activities.
SBA mentors begin second year. (Winter 1994, p. 24) SBA mentoring program looking for volunteers.
Career out of shape? (Winter 1994, p. 24) Notice of Career Fitness, an on campus workshop on January 15, 1995.
Bring your resume. (Winter 1994, p. 24) Notice of Alumni Job Fair on January 29, 1995.
In memoriam. (Winter 1994, p. 26) Elaine Boesky ('77)
Why Oakland established an office of Minority Equity, by Kevin Early. (Winter 1994, p. 28) Kevin Early (Sociology) serves as interim director of new Office of Minority Equity.
   

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Spring 1994 Issue

Cover: Pete Hovland, NCAA Division II Men's Swimming Coach of the Year.
Encouraging community support, by David Disend. (Spring 1994, p. 2) Raising OU's profile in the community and encouraging community support.
Oakland institutes academic diversity requirement. (Spring 1994, p. 3) Ethnic diversity requirement approved.
Pianist heads for Japan with Vienna Chamber Ensemble. (Spring 1994, p. 3) Flavio Varani (Music) to tour in Japan.
University welcomes Michigan Quality Council. (Spring 1994, p. 3) OU to be headquarters for Michigan Quality Council for the next three years.
W. Richard and Millicent Wallin. (Spring 1994, p. 4) Brief profile of the Wallins, President's Club members.
Departments share in "make-break" program. (Spring 1994, p. 4) Rewards for academic departments for increasing enrollments.
Health program earns national honor. (Spring 1994, p. 4) Brian Goslin's (Health Sciences) research project wins national citation.
Is sunlight harming your child's eyes? (Spring 1994, p. 5) Kenneth Hightower's (Eye Research Institute) research on ultraviolet light and cataract formation.
Montel Williams speaks to students. (Spring 1994, p. 5)  
Quick action keeps fire damage to a minimum. (Spring 1994, (Spring 1994, p. 5) Dodge Hall damaged by fire on March 14, 1994.
Adding to campus safety. p. 6) Safewalk program offered evenings.
Alum earns Ford award. (Spring 1994, p. 6) Paul Karas ('77, '85) receives the Henry Ford Technology Award from Ford Motor Company.
Hall of Honor inducts four past athletes. (Spring 1994, p. 8) Nancy Schermer DeJonge, Mark VanderMey, Scott Bittinger and Meally Freeman inducted in February.
A triumphant season in Pioneer basketball: two NCAA tournament appearances. (Spring 1994, p. 9) Sports news.
Swimming to victory. (Spring 1994, p. 10-11) Swimming and diving awards and championships; Pete Hovland, swimming coach, named Coach of the Year.
Partnerships, by Kathy Dahlstrom and Jay Jackson. (Spring 1994, p. 12-15) Alliances between the university and the community.
A slice of history, by Kynn Elliott. (Spring 1994, p. 16-17) Katke-Cousins Golf Course traces its roots to auto baron John Dodge.
Impressive personality, by Jay Jackson. (Spring 1994, p. 18-19) Lisa Jesswein ('89) does voice impersonations on Dick Purtan's show on WKQI-FM.
A new direction, by Jay Jackson. (Spring 1994, p. 20-21) Terry Kilburn, artistic director of Meadow Brook Theatre, retires.
Volunteer service a key to achieving OU's goals. (Spring 1994, p. 22) New goals for Alumni Association.
Career Counseling for Oakland Alumni. (Spring 1994, p. 22) OU Continuum Center offers workshops and services.

Professionals: get some credit. (Spring 1994, p. 22)

Continuing education classes for CPAs and insurance agents.
Nominate your fellow alum. (Spring 1994, p. 22) Nominations being accepted for Distinguished Alumni Service Award.
In memoriam. (Spring 1994, p. 26) Sharon (Rounds) Skinner ('69), Christina M. Eucker ('93)
   

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Fall 1994 Issue

Cover: Thom Hawley on ferry; Caption: Alumnus Thom Hawley guides car ferry service.
Students first: the Oakland commitment, by Sandra Packard. (Fall 1994, p. 2) Strategic planning process reaffirms OU commitment to students as its first and most important priority.
Professor witnesses historic election in South Africa. (Fall 1994, p. 3) Vincent Khapoya (Political Science) serves as official U.N. presidential election observer in South Africa.
Seniors receive citations. (Fall 1994, p. 3) David Martin and Lisa McRipley win the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson Awards; Cher Conor wins the Human Relations Award.
OU Foundation gives University strong support. (Fall 1994, p. 4) Foundation allocates $306,940 to support academic programs and staff development.
Can you car get 819 mpg? (Fall 1994, p. 4) Engineering students build special vehicles.
Concour d'Elegance again attracts thousands. (Fall 1994, p. 4) Classic car show draws more than 15,000 spectators.
Ford awards engineering $750,000 grant. (Fall 1994, p. 4) School of Engineering and Computer Science to receive grant from Ford Motor Company.
New Vice President begins duties. (Fall 1994, p. 5) Mary Beth Snyder becomes new Vice President for Student Affairs; replacing Wilma Ray-Bledsoe.
Oakland robotics vehicles take on the best. (Fall 1994, p. 5) OU competes in 2d annual International Unmanned Vehicle Competition.
Faculty receive awards. (Fall 1994, p. 6) Ron Cramer (Education) and Jacqueline Lougheed (Education) receive Teaching Excellent Awards; J. Austin Murphy (Business) and Robert Schwartz (Education) receive Research Excellence Award.
Fall enrollment sets record. (Fall 1994, p. 6) Head count is up to 13, 165 students.
Reaccreditation for SBA. (Fall 1994, p. 6

American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business reaccredit OU business program.

Surgeon General speaks on campus. (Fall 1994, p. 6) Joycelyn Elders speaks at Nightingale Nursing Awards program.
President Packard donates mace to OU. (Fall 1994, p. 7) Sandra and Martin Packard donate custom-designed mace to be used at ceremonial events.
New trustees appointed. (Fall 1994, p. 7) Ann S. Nicholson and Lou Ross are appointed by Governor Engler to 8 year terms as OU Board of Trustees members.
Taxing decisions. (Fall 1994, p. 9) OU adapts to new IRS rules
The changing face of residence halls, by Jay Jackson. (Fall 1994, p. 10-12) OU adapts to student wish lists.
Eye on the goal, by Darrel W. Cole. (Fall 1994, p. 13-15) Profile of OU soccer coach, Gary Parsons.
New team in town. (Fall 1994, p. 15) Nick O'Shea in charge of new women's intercollegiate program.
World Cup spotlight. (Fall 1994, p. 15) World Cup soccer comes to the Pontiac Silverdome with help from OU.
Chasing a national title. (Fall 1994, p. 15) Gary Parson's teams make it to playoffs.
Ferry tales, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1994, p. 16-18) Thom Hawley ('77) takes on Lake Michigan Carferry service.
Runabout renaissance man, by Laura Arnsbarger. (Fall 1994, p. 20-21) David Irvine ('87) produces video Runabout Renaissance: The Rebirth of the Wooden Pleasure Boat.
Protecting the Great Lakes. (Fall 1994, p. 22-23) Excerpt from book Iron Fleet: The Great Lakes in World War II, by George Joachim ('90)
   

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Spring 1995 Issue

Cover: Jane Abraham '81; Caption: An interview with Jane Abraham: joining forces with U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham in Washington.
Getting the word out. (Spring 1995, p. 2) Promoting the university.
Presidential search moves ahead. (Spring 1995, p. 3) Gary Russi named interim President after Sandra Packard resigns; presidential search process underway.
Alum's collection displayed at gallery. (Spring 1995, p. 3) Paul ('73) and Diane ('82) Haig collection, Art of the Indonesian Archipelago, at the Meadow Brook Art Gallery.
New nursing dean. (Spring 1995, p. 3) Justine J. Speer named new Dean of the School of Nursing.
New radio ads feature successful alums. (Spring 1995, p. 4) Partners in success radio campaign uses OU alumni testimonials to promote the university.
Construction on the move. (Spring 1995, p. 4) Construction begins on the science and engineering building.
Doyle '80 named to Board of Trustees. (Spring 1995, p. 5) David J. Doyle ('80) appointed to the OU Board of Trustees by Governor John Engler.
New artistic director. (Spring 1995, p. 5) Geoffrey Sherman named artistic director of Meadow Brook Theatre's 1995-1996 season.
Oakland students work for America through the AmeriCorps Program. (Spring 1995, p. 6) Forty OU students participate in service program.
Oakland on the internet. (Spring 1995, p. 6) OU hosts more than 11,000 free software packages on its OAK Software Repository.
Swimmers repeat as National champs! (Spring 1995, p. 7) Swim team news; other sports news.
Hall of Honor grows. (Spring 1995, p. 7) Tracey Jones Bearden ('90), John Stewart ('94) Ernie Maglischo receive star billing at Hall of Honor Banquet.
Honest Abraham, by Laura Arnsbarger. (Spring 1995, p. 8) Profile of Jane (Hershey) Abraham, wife of U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham
Working on the biomedical frontier, by Laura Arnsbarger. (Spring 1995, p. 12-16) Medical researchers at Oakland: Sheldon Gordon (Biological Sciences), Fred Stransky, director of the Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute, Mary Lou Wesley (Nursing), Venkat Reddy (Eye Research Institute), Norman Tepley (Physics), Virinder Moudgil (Biological Sciences)
The coup chronicles, by Laura Arnsbarger. (Spring 1995, p. 17-19) Shelagh O'Rourke ('76) experiences life in Haiti.
Science friction, by Nancy Ryan. (Spring 1995, p. 20-21) Gary Barber (Engineering) and students research on tribology.
Read all about it: Oakland alumni bring you the local news, by Amy Parrent. (Spring 1995, p. 22-23) Oakland alumni Annette Aluzzo-Kingsbury ('72), Darrel Cole ('91), Eileen Oxley ('94), Elaine Stieb ('86), Dan McCarville ('93) work at the Clarkston News and the Lake Orion Review.
OUAA elects five to Board. (Spring 1995, p. 24) Results of recent elections.
In memoriam. (Spring 1995, p. 260 Jim Morrison ('63), Diana Dye ('76), Gloria Fox-Cowlishaw ('80), Catherine F. Taylor ('81), Richard York ('82), Linda Carney-Hamilton ('88)
Know when to let go. (Spring 1995, p. 28) Marilyn Becker (Women's Studies) writes on dealing with end-of-life issues.
   

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Fall 1995 Issue

Cover: Drawing of campus and nature; Caption: The greening of Oakland-OU embraces a national trend toward architecture that is earth-friendly, cost efficient and attractive.
Our changing environment, by Theodore G. Coutilish. (Fall 1995, p. 2) Comments on the green movement on campus.
Biologist mussels in on water mollusk research. (Fall 1995, p. 3) Doug Hunter (Biological Sciences) studies zebra mussels in local waters.
The write stuff. (Fall 1995, p. 3) 34th Annual Writers Conference to be held Oct. 27-28.
New faces and roles on campus. (Fall 1995, p. 4) Dave Downing, Mary Otto, Rochelle Black, Jack Mehl, Lisa Baylis Ashby, Richard Fekel, Robert Johnson assume new roles.
All in the family: school means business. (Fall 1995, p. 4) Center for Family Business established by the School of Business Administration.
Oakland students learn, naturally. (Fall 1995, p. 5) OU graduate students and elementary students participate in on-campus Enviro-Explorers Day Camp.
Plugging into the Clinton River. (Fall 1995, p. 5) Robbin Hough (Business) designs program providing information on local water resources.
OU Foundation helps fund campus growth. (Fall 1995, p. 5) OU Foundation allocates almost $2 million for academic programs, staff development and student services.
Fischer and Schlaybaugh re-elected. (Fall 1995, p. 6) David T. Fischer elected chair; Rex E. Schlaybaugh elected vice-chair of the OU Board of Trustees.
Natural Wonders of Michigan, by Tom Carney. (Fall 1995, p. 7) Excerpt from book by OU alum, Tom Carney ('72)
Variations on the Ordinary: A Woman's Reader, edited by Margo LaGattuta. (Fall 1995, p. 7) Anthology of women's writing includes works by OU alumnae Nancy Henderson ('75) & Nancy Ryan ('82,'89)
The greening of Oakland. (Fall 1995, p. 8-9) OU embraces trend toward architecture that is earth-friendly, cost efficient and attractive.
Super sleuth, by Margo LaGattuta. (Fall 1995, p. 10-11) Ronald A. Hites ('64), chemist, probes for clues to environmental problems.
Down and dirty, by Donna Raphael. (Fall 1995, p. 12-16) OU alumni and faculty address environmental issues: Amy Butler Carter ('77), Andrew Hogarth ('69), Frederick Bailey ('86, '92), Laura Byington ('92), Julie Teschler ('89).
"We're all in this together. (Fall 1995, p. 16) Profile of Paul Tomboulian (Chemistry)
You say you want a revolution, by Craig Farrand. (Fall 1995, p. 17-19) Kresge Library embraces new technology for information retrieval.
Strategic Plan 1995-2005. (Fall 1995, p. 20-23) Strategic Plan strategies and Vision as OU positions itself for the future.
Oakland to honor alumni. (Fall 1995, p. 24) Barbara Williams and Dennis K. Pawley - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Shelagh O'Rourke - Odyssey Award; Jean Ann Miller - Spirit Award.
In memoriam. (Fall 1995, p. 26) Susan Nevala ('69), Jeffrey Wills ('91)
Donna DeBaets (''79) (Fall 1995, p. 28) Brief note by Park Ranger & OU alumna Donna DeBaets on natural disasters.
   

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Winter 1996 Issue

Cover: Carlo Coppola and his distance learning class; Caption: Going the distance- technology and pioneering professors create the final frontier for delivering higher education.
Ask the professor, "What is your biggest challenge?" (Winter 1996, p. 2) Responses by Ron Tracy (Business), Carrie L. Owens (Education), Dale Nesbary (Political Science), Lettie B. Alston (Music)
Valko's web. (Winter 1996, p. 3) Paul Valko ('90) creates web home page.
Engineering Society continues streak. (Winter 1996, p. 3) Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Society give OU chapter a Project Award.
Student engineers shine at international auto show. (Winter 1996, p. 3) OU branch of the Society of Automotive Engineers displays supermilage cars at show.
Going global. (Winter 1996, p. 3) OU's Master of Engineering Management program offered to engineers in Austria.
University establishes institute. (Winter 1996, p. 4) OU establishes Cumulative Trauma Research Institute.
Lobbying firm begins work. (Winter 1996, p. 4) Michigan Governmental Consulting Group Inc. to lobby state on university's behalf.
Partnership provides joint venture. (Winter 1996, p. 4) OU Center for Robotics and Advanced Automation forges partnership with Malaysian group.
Wood, Murphy earn teaching awards. (Winter 1996, p. 4) Susan Wood (Art History) and Brian Murphy (English) win the 1995 Teaching Excellence Award.
Board grants 'distinguished professor' status. (Winter 1996, p. 4) Karl D. Gregory (Business) and Venkat Reddy (Eye Research Institute) granted "distinguished professor' status by Board of Trustees.
On the move. (Winter 1996, p. 5) Ten things to tell you friends about Oakland University.
Faculty study the mysteries of migraines. (Winter 1996, p. 5) OU Dept. of Physics and Henry Ford Hospital establish a Headache Research Center.
Enrollment reaches unprecedented level. (Winter 1996, p. 6) Fall enrollment soars to 13,600 students.
Graduate earns top honor. (Winter 1996, p. 6) Linda Addy ('93) earned Distinguished Alumni Award at the Nightingale Awards for Nursing.
Getting technical. (Winter 1996, p. 6) New administrative computing systems to be installed.
Lougheed cited for women's leadership. (Winter 1996, p. 6) Jacqueline Lougheed (Education) receives the 1995 Phyllis Googasian Award.
Partners in energy conservation. (Winter 1996, p. 6) OU and Energy Conversion Devices (Troy, MI) form partnership entitled Institute for Amorphous and Disordered Materials.
Game plan. (Winter 1996, p. 7) Groundbreaking planned for new Recreation and Athletic Center.
OU Birmingham Center. (Winter 1996, p. 7) New extension site opened at Groves High School.
Refining charter school options. (Winter 1996, p. 7) Mary Otto (Education) chairs OU's Public School Academy Application Review Committee.
Quite an honor. (Winter 1996, p. 7) Athletic Department celebrates 31 years of intercollegiate athletics.
Faculty support OU. (Winter 1996, p. 8) Carl F. Barnes (Art History) and Anna Barnes ('64) provide endowment in the memory of Ward V. Barnes; Stanley Hollingsworth (Music) establishes fund for student musicians.
Draw your own conclusions. (Winter 1996, p. 9) Pablo Picasso exhibit at Meadow Brook Art Gallery.
Going the distance, by Kenneth Cole. (Winter 1996, p. 10-12) Oakland now offering distance education courses.
Home improvement, by Edith Assaff. (Winter 1996, p. 13-17) Accountability at OU; Strategic Plan, Assessment, quality improvement efforts.
Survival of the fittest, by Vicky Billington. (Winter 1996, p. 1820) Enrollment management strategies; recruitment and retention.
Robert Johnson. (Winter 1996, p. 19) Brief profile of Robert Johnson, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management.
I want to hear from you, by Terry Barclay. (Winter 1996, p. 21) Request for alumni input for OU Magazine, list of Alumni volunteer opportunities.
In memoriam. (Winter 1996, p. 26) John Gerling ('72), Terry E. Moriarty ('75), Barbara (Thiel) Spears ('78), Robert A. Van Winkle ('81), Kevin Horrigan ('88), Jill Bemister ('88)
Our time is now, by Jack Mehl. (Winter 1996, p. 28) Essay by Jack Mehl, Director of Athletics.
   

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Cover: Drawing of business folk with parachutes; Caption: Back to business- after several slow years, business education lands on high ground and the outlook is bullish again.
Campus construction update. (Spring 1996, p. 2)  
Pushing the limits. (Spring 1996, p. 2) Honors College to celebrate 19th year with new facility.
Working the web. (Spring 1996, p. 2) Placement and Career Services web site helps employers and prospective employees.

Growing by degrees. (Spring 1996, p. 2-3)

 

New graduate programs in applied mathematical sciences, accounting, physical therapy and software engineering.
Student research in national spotlight. (Spring 1996, p. 3) Undergraduate research opportunities.
McCree Scholarships offer opportunities. (Spring 1996, p. 3-4) Oak Park high school students partner in OU's Wade H. McCree Jr. Incentive Scholarship Program.
Sports wrap-up. (Spring 1996, p. 3) Sports news.
Figuring on success. (Spring 1996, p. 4) New Zealand Ministry of Education and OU School of Education and Human Services form the North American Coordinating Center for Beginning School Math.
Alumna earns nursing award. (Spring 1996, p. 4) Karen S. Hagen ('80) earned the Distinguished Alumni Award at the Nightingale Awards for Nursing.
Peering into the future. (Spring 1996, p. 4) Peer group of educational institutions is identified for OU.
Community reacts favorably to Russi's appointment. (Spring 1996, p. 5) Comments on Gary D. Russi's appointment as OU's fifth president.
Back to business, by Vicky Billington and Theodore G. Coutilish. (Spring 1996, p. 6-10) Increases in interest and enrollments at schools of business.
New business dean. (Spring 1996, p. 9-10) John Gardner appointed as 4th Dean of the School of Business Administration.
Hall of knowledge, by Gary Graff. (Spring 1996, p. 11-13) Executive Director of Meadow Brook Hall, Lisa Baylis Ashby, provides opportunities for academic study at the Hall.
10 [Ten] things not to miss at Meadow Brook Hall. (Spring 1996, p. 14) Interesting items from Meadow Brook Hall.
Planted in industry, by Amber Foulkrod. (Spring 1996, p. 16-18) Internship opportunities at local businesses and industries help OU faculty and students learn.
The Lewis family: sowing the seeds for a better community. (Spring 1996, p. 19) Kathleen and David Baker Lewis ('65) establish endowments for scholarships and endowed professor chair.
Jane Booth honors professor's memory. (Spring 1996, p. 19) Jane (Collon) Booth ('90) donates painting, "Transformation", by Georg Vihos, to OU in honor of Prof. Robert Brown (Education)
Alumni hold potential power. (Spring 1996, p. 20) Gary Russi lists ways the OU Alumni Association can help OU.
Set your sails. (Spring 1996, p. 20) Workshops for seniors preparing for life after graduation.
A 'different kind' of golf outing. (Spring 1996, p. 20) OU Alumni Association golf outing planned.
Success on Sunset Boulevard. (Spring 1996, p. 20) Corey Skaggs ('94), singer, dancer, actor in Sunset Boulevard, playing in London (England)
Two alumni win award for community library web site. (Spring 1996, p. 21) Christine Lind Hage ('70) and Larry Neal ('88, '91) receive Gale Research Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Services.
Oakland to honor alumni. (Spring 1996, p. 21) OUAA banquet to be held Sept. 27.
University announces alumni awards. (Spring 1996, p. 21) Janet Holmgren ('68) wins the Distinguished Achievement Award; Julie Granthen ('81,'87) wins the Distinguished Service Award; Bonnie Karas ('87), Paul Karas ('77, '85), Collene Ochoa Peters ('87) win the Spirit Award; Jacqueline Solway ('73) wins the Odyssey Award.
Honors College alumni celebrate groundbreaking. (Spring 1996, p. 21) Groundbreaking ceremonies for new Honors College facility.
In memoriam. (Spring 1996, p. 27) Terry E. Moriarty ('75)
In the business minded '90s ... by James R. Wilbert (' 73) (Spring 1996, p. 28) Brief essay on success in the business world.
   

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Fall 1996 Issue

Cover: Gary Russi, President of Oakland University; Caption: A driving force--behind the wheel again, OU's new presidents shifts the university into high gear with an ambitious agenda.
University wins prestigious award for outstanding fund-raising programs. (Fall 1996, p. 2) OU wins 1996 Circle of Excellence in Educational Fund Raising Award.
Cool news- Vandenberg has air conditioning. (Fall 1996, p. 2)  
State increases university funding. (Fall 1996, p. 2) OU receives funding increase of 5%
Conference selects 5 for All-Academic teams. (Fall 1996, p. 2) OU student athletes named to GLIAC All-Academic team.
Board approves unique nursing alliance. (Fall 1996, p. 2) Alliance formed between OU School of Nursing and Henry Ford Health System.
Board names new chair, vice-chair. (Fall 1996, p. 2) Rex E. Schlaybaugh named chair, David J. Doyle named vice chair of the OU Board of Trustees.
For new students, orientation program spells success. (Fall 1996, p. 3) Eight week class, Collegiate Communications, developed for incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards $600,000 to boost undergraduate research technology. (Fall 1996, p. 3)  
Student team places second. (Fall 1996, p. 3) OU student branch of the Society of Automotive Engineers places second at the Midwest Supermileage Competition.
Seniors set their sails for the 'real world.' (Fall 1996, p. 3) Set your Sails, a week-long program of career-oriented workshops prepares seniors for life after graduation.
Theatre season features award-winning play. (Fall 1996, p. 4) Four premiers planned including Arcadia, winner of New York Drama Critic's Circle award.
Association inducts professor to serve as president. (Fall 1996, p. 4) Augustin Fosu (Economics) named president of the National Economic Association.
Board approves new food service contract. (Fall 1996, p. 4) New food court planned as contract is signed with ARAMARK.
Enrollment continues to climb. (Fall 1996, p. 4)  
Oakland University Foundation allocates nearly $1 million. (Fall 1996, p.4) Funds allocated for student scholarships, cash matching funds and Continuous Quality Improvement efforts.
Sharon Abraham named EO director. (Fall 1996, p. 5) Sharon Abraham named director of the Office of Equal Opportunity.
Scholarly journal ranks Department of Economics 4th in state. (Fall 1996, p. 5) OU economics professors are among the most published in the country.
Organization names professor to national study section. (Fall 1996, p. 5) Frank J. Giblin (Eye Research Institute) appointed to the NIH Visual Sciences A Study Section.
Board appoints acting vice president. (Fall 1996, p. 5) William Connellan ('67) named acting vice president for academic affairs.
Job market lucrative for graduating seniors. (Fall 1996, p. 6) Employer activity and recruiting efforts on campus set record
Residence halls are wired up. (Fall 1996, p. 6) Cable television is installed in halls.
Board of Trustees approves 3 charter schools. (Fall 1996, p. 6) Academy of Michigan, Nsoroma Institute and Elbert Thomas Clark Academy approved.
University offers new health sciences degrees. (Fall 1996, p. 6) Radiation therapy and physical therapy bachelor of science degrees offered.
Foundation names officers, directors. (Fall 1996, p. 6) Francis A. Engelhardt, chair; David Baker Lewis ('65), vice chair; Gail Duncan ('79), secretary; Paul E. Bissonnette, treasurer; David S. Disend, executive director.
Oakland honor society gains international recognition. (Fall 1996, p. 7) OU Chapter of the Golden Key National Honor Society wins regional and national awards.
Physical Therapy program accreditation continues through 2001. (Fall 1996, p. 7)  
OU receives $1 million grant for research laboratory. (Fall 1996, p. 7) National Institute of Health awards grand to help costs of proposed animal care laboratory.
Oakland honors outstanding graduates. (Fall 1996, p. 7) David E. Smyth- Alfred G. Wilson Award; Kelly M. Schehr- Matilda R. Wilson Award; Michael A. Simon - Human Relations Award.
A driving force, by Theodore G. Coutilish. (Fall 1996, p. 8-10) Gary D. Russi --his plans and proposals for the university.
About Gary D. Russi. (Fall 1996, p. 10) Brief profile of Russi.
This could be you. (Fall 1996, p. 11) Brief profile of Ed Williams ('73)
A safe approach, by Eric Freedman. (Fall 1996, p. 12-15) Crime on college campuses; innovative programs, technology and law enforcement keeps Oakland's campus safe.
Frontiers of learning, by Vicky Billington. (Fall 1996, p. 16-18) OU is making intelligent use of educational technology; educational technology applications enrich the teaching and learning environment.
Betty J. Youngblood: alumna honors father with endowed scholarship. (Fall 1996, p. 19) Betty J. Youngblood ('65) establishes endowed scholarship in memory of father, Carrell T. Sherman.
Gift from longtime Oakland supporters creates new auto research laboratory. (Fall 1996, p. 19) Stephan & Rita Scharf fund the Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory in OU's new Science and Engineering Building.
OUAA appoints new members. (Fall 1996, p. 20)  
University announces alumni awards. (Fall 1996, p. 20) Janet Holmgren ('68)-Distinguished Achievement Award; Julie Granthen ('81, '87) - Distinguished Service Award; Bonnie Karas ('87), Paul Karas ('77), Colleen Ochoa Peters ('87) - Spirit Award; Jacqueline Solway ('73) - Odyssey Award.
Association designates gift in alumnus' name. (Fall 1996, p. 20) New Jersey Pharmaceutical Quality Control Association gives OU School of Health Science $5000 in recognition of Ward M. Johnson ('74)
Back to business. (Fall 1996, p. 21) SBA alumni and Alumni Association members may use SBA server for web home pages.
OUAA Board elects new officers. (Fall 1996, p. 21)  
Death notices. (Fall 1996, p. 26) Oluwaymesi Bain ('95), David Chlubna ('75), Rev. Ralph S. Hayse ('75), Joanna M. Linsalata ('70), Dolores Nieratka ('75), John Schlee ('74)
Keeping pace with Oakland University is a challenge, by Governor John Engler. (Fall 1996, p. 28) Brief essay on OU.
   

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Winter 1997 Issue

Cover: Diana Van Fossen and Spencer Beckwith in MBT's production of Three Muskateers; Caption: Wearing new hats--Meadow Brook Theatre turns 30 this year with changes in the cast and reason for optimism.
   
AmeriCorps students work to cut Pontiac youth violence. (Winter 1997, p. 2) Partnership between OU and Pontiac community to provide tutoring, conflict resolution training, field trips for Pontiac children.
OU plans London-Paris tour. (Winter 1997, p. 2) Lisa Ngote (Art History) to guide art, architecture and history tour.
OU helps Compuware stay competitive. (Winter 1997, p. 2) Michigan Jobs Commission grant to OU will be used to upgrade skills of computer programming professionals at Compuware.
SECS professors win optical grant. (Winter 1997, p. 2) National Science Foundation award 5 engineering professors grant to develop an optical device.
Hail Meadow Brook. (Winter 1997, p. 2) Historic Society of Michigan recognized MBH for its historic preservation.
OU establishes Cumulative Trauma Research Institute. (Winter 1997, p. 2) New Institute established to study cumulative repetitive trauma disorders.
Special rooms available at Kresge Library. (Winter 1997, p. 3) Rooms available for students with special needs or visual impairments.
College [of Arts and Sciences] awards scholarships. (Winter 1997, p. 3) Nancy Weatherhead awarded the Frederick G. Kaviuk Scholarship and Maryann Schaller the Fred and Mary Kirachuk Scholarship.
Executive Spotlight airs on cable TV. (Winter 1997, p. 3 OU Business dean, John Gardner, hosts cable television show, Executive Spotlight on channel 74.
OU to co-sponsor health expo. (Winter 1997, p. 3) Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute to co-sponsor 1997 Michigan Health and Fitness Expo, April 11-13.
School of Nursing selects Dean's Circle. (Winter 1997, p. 3) Justine J. Speer, Dean of Nursing, establishes Dean's Circle, a group of top nursing students, to represent OU
Oakland Fulbrighters reflect on their 'golden' experiences. (Winter 1997, p. 4) Anahid Kulwicki (Nursing), Sharon Muir (Education), Kevin Murphy (Economics), Sherman Folland (Economics)
Oakland increases graduate stipends. (Winter 1997, p. 4)  
OU offers '2-plus-2' matriculation agreement. (Winter 1997, p. 4) Oakland Community College credits will transfer to Oakland University.
Palace signs 10-year Meadow Brook deal. (Winter 1997, p. 4) Palace Sports and Entertainment will pay to operate and renovate Meadow Brook Music Festival.
Institute to award fellowships. (Winter 1997, p. 4) Eye Research Institute to award 4 competitive undergraduate research fellowships.
Doctoral graduate may be first in state. (Winter 1997, p. 5) Carlson A. Jackson ('92, '96) may be first black male to earn a Ph.D in reading and language arts.
OU provides Cost of Living Index for Oakland County. (Winter 1997, p. 5) Economics Department to provide Oakland County data for national Cost of Living Index.
Growing by degree. (Winter 1997, p. 5) A new Master of Accounting Degree and eight post-master certificate programs to be offered by School of Business Administration.
Oakland heads distance learning educational network. (Winter 1997, p. 5) OU is headquarters for a new North American distance learning educational network, the Mercury project
Food court opens with fast food, presentation cooking. (Winter 1997, p. 5)  
Governor names new OU Board members. (Winter 1997, p. 5) Governor Engler names Henry Baskin, Louis Grech-Cumbo and Dennis Pawley ('82) to Board of Trustees.
Book notes, by Vivian DeGain. (Winter 1997, p. 6-7) Reviews of: The Customer is Always Right, by Armen J. Kabodian ('83); Hair of the Dog: Tales from Aboard a Russian Trawler, by Barbara A. Oakley ('95); The Warden Wore Pink, by Tekla Dennison Miller ('76); Season of High Adventure, Edgar Snow in China, by S. Bernard Thomas (History)
Wearing new hats, by Gary Graff. (Winter 1997, p. 8-10) Meadow Brook Theatre at its 30th anniversary; history, activities, future.
Where are they now?, by Larry Perl. (Winter 1997, p. 12-15) Wilson Award winners--what's become of them. Profiles of past winners.
Outrageous burden or bargain in disguise, by Jennifer Charney. (Winter 1997, p. 16-19) Costs of attending Oakland University; higher education costs.
The Oakland value. (Winter 1997, p. 19) Facts about Oakland.
OUAA's Web page keeps you connected. (Winter 1997, p. 20)  
Join the OUAA, get a tax break. (Winter 1997, p. 20) OU Alumni Association membership now tax deductable; other benefits added.
Donations net OUAA Oakland recognition. (Winter 1997, p. 20) OUAA inducted into Matilda R. Wilson Society.
Theatre outing features Arcadia. (Winter 1997, p. 20) Join the Alumni Association for Tom Stoppard play.
Alumni Association honors top alumni. (Winter 1997, p. 20) Janet Holmgren-Distinguished Achievement Award; Julie Granthen - Distinguished Service Award; Jacquline Solway- Odyssey Award.
New alumni program to boost enrollment. (Winter 1997, p. 21) Alumni Admissions Ambassador Program launched to increase enrollment.
Chemistry plans reunion on July 4. (Winter 1997, p. 21) Reunion plans for alumni chemistry majors.
'70s reunion draws alumni from afar. (Winter 1997, p. 21) 60 alumni of OU's Allport College, Charter College and New College returned for Oct. reunion at Meadow Brook Hall.
Swim team alumni make reunion splash. (Winter 1997, p. 21) Swimming and diving alumni beat current varsity teams.
Chrysler Corporation commits $1 million to Oakland University to strengthen partnership. (Winter 1997, p. 22) Dennis Pawley ('82), OU Trustee Chrysler executive, presents gift from the Chrysler Corporation, to OU for science and engineering projects.
Death notices. (Winter 1997, p. 28) Bernice Dotseth ('78), Yvonne Golden ('78), Laura Lang Huelimantel ('88), John Lawrence Schomburg ('79), Anne Marie Schrupp ('92)
Take another look, by Phil Locker. (Winter 1997, p. 20) Meadow Brook Theatre plans, reminiscences of theatre bloopers by MBT's associate director.
   

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Spring 1997 Issue

Cover: OU junior Courtney Ruffing with sports gear; Caption: Geared up for Division I. . .
OU celebrates Founders Day. (Spring 1997, p. 2) Oakland celebrates first 40 years with Faculty Recognition luncheon, investiture of president Gary Russi.
Oakland enrollment continues record pace. (Spring 1997, p. 2)  
Energy savings fuel cool changes. (Spring 1997, p. 2) Air conditioning systems to be upgraded.
New MA in biology targets full-time professionals. (Spring 1997, p. 3) OU to offer Master of Arts in biology.
Library traffic and usage on the rise. (Spring 1997, p. 3) More people are using Kresge and the Performing Arts libraries.
Tour showcases cutting edge systems. (Spring 1997, p. 3) Members of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers toured new Science and Engineering building.
OU theatre student Esau Pritchett wins national scholarship. (Spring 1997, p. 3) Pritchett wins Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship.
Professor attends Bangladesh's anniversary. (Spring 1997, p. 3) Peter Bertocci (Sociology) attended Bangladesh's 25th anniversary.
MICAR earns grant. (Spring 1997, p. 3) Detroit Diesel Corp. awards grant to OU's Michigan Center for Automotive Research.
Smile, you're on camera. (Spring 1997, p. 3) School of Engineering and Computer Science experimental program to use the internet for distance education.
Oakland University named a best buy. (Spring 1997, p. 4) Student Guide to America's 100 Best College Buys 1997-1998 ranks OU as a best buy.
New closed circuit cameras enhance campus security. (Spring 1997, p. 4) Cameras help police deter crime in parking lots and walkways.
Oakland plans campus mall project. (Spring 1997, p. 4) Mall between Kresge Library and main entrance to be improved.
Oakland dedicates Honors College hall. (Spring 1997, p. 4) New Honors College facility dedicated March 21.
Team streamlines placement testing. (Spring 1997, p. 4) Student Placement Testing Team reduces time required for placement testing.
Department sponsors staff reunion. (Spring 1997, p. 5) Department of University Housing to sponsor a Residence Hall Staff Reunion.
Children explore math, science in day camp. (Spring 1997, p. 5) Enviro-Explorers Summer Science, Math and Technology Day Camp for children
Admissions sets goal for enrollment campaign. (Spring 1997, p. 5) Goal to enroll 1500 first year students is set.
Reflecting on art, his work. (Spring 1997, p. 5) Kiichi Usui, curator of Meadow Brook Art Gallery, retires.
Workers reap benefits of nursing student research. (Spring 1997, p. 6) OU School of Nursing focuses on practical research; Marie Celine Bulaclac's ('95) research benefits employees at Oakland General Hospital.
Eye Research Institute retains prestigious grant. (Spring 1997, p. 6)

National Eye Institute awards Core Grant for Vision Research to OU's ERI.

OU offers course to help students adjust to college life. (Spring 1997, p. 6) New one credit course, Collegiate Communication, to help first year students succeed.
United Way awards innovative program targeting prevention. (Spring 1997, p. 6) Award given to Oakland County Families for the Future initiative--OU is a partner in this community based collaboration.
Fax, e-mail, videoconferencing available in classroom (Spring 1997, p. 7) Added technology in new distance classroom.
Oakland pursues 'best and brightest' students. (Spring 1997, p. 7) Gifted high school students invited to OU's honors Exploration program.
Community outreach effort helps students in need. (Spring 1997, p. 7) Katherine B. White Elementary school in Detroit helped by OU students and faculty.
It's now or never, by Vin Mannix. (Spring 1997, p. 8-11) Oakland to apply for NCAA Division I - AAA status.
Check for a pulse, by Cindy Hampel. (Spring 1997, p. 12-14) Oakland University health care experts comment on managed care programs and America's health system.
Investiture Address of the Fifth President of Oakland University, by Gary D. Russi.(Spring 1997, [8 p. insert]) Text of the address given April 18, 1997 by Gary D. Russi.
How you like us now. (Spring 1997, p. 15) Results of fall survey of alumni.
A web of learning, by Cindy Heck. (Spring 1997, p. 16-19) Using the internet and world wide web for communicating, researching, teaching and learning activities.
OUAA board welcomes 3 new members. (Spring 1997, p. 20)  
Chemistry reunion rescheduled. (Spring 1997, p. 20) July 4 date changed to July 11-12.
Scholarship redesign complete. (Spring 1997, p. 20) OU Alumni Association streamlines application and selection processes.
Hone your volunteer skills in '98. (Spring 1997, p. 20) Volunteer conference scheduled for the spring.
President's Club now includes OUAA membership. (Spring 1997, p. 20)  
Nursing reunion set for Aug. 8. (Spring 1997, p. 20-21)  
Alumnus to tout 'lab on a chip'. (Spring 1997, p. 21) Howard Birndorf ('71) to speak on biotechnology and the future.
Celebrate in grand style. (Spring 1997, p. 21) OUAA Awards banquet scheduled for Sept. 12th.
Why I joined the OU Alumni Association. (Spring 1997, p. 21) Melanie Brown ('94); Don Korn ('88) talk about OUAA
Retired Chrysler vice president gives $2 million to OU. (Spring 1997, p. 22) Stephen and Rita Sharf provide gift to OU; express interest in using funds to create a second golf course.
Death notices. (Spring 1997, p. 28) William C. Stahl ('84)
Division I - AAA move already justifies the risks, by Keith Langlois. (Spring 1997, p. 29) Move to NCAA - Div. I should increase university's profile and image.
   

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Fall 1997 Issue

Cover: Drawing of hands and building blocks; Caption: Creating the future--a partnership of corporate and civil leaders soon will join together with university faculty and staff to shape OU's direction.
Program prepares students with in-demand skills. (Fall 1997, p. 2) An Applied Technology in Business program to be offered by the School of Business Administration.
New site offers MBA, Master of Training and Development. (Fall 1997, p. 2) Seaholm High School in Birmingham to replace Grove High School as off-campus site.
Newspaper critics applaud OU's Meadow Brook Theatre. (Fall 1997, p. 2) Theatre's productions win awards.
Scholarship program proving its worth. (Fall 1997, p. 2) OU's Trustee Academic Success Scholarship program proves to be a winner.
Engineering Center builds partnerships. (Fall 1997, p. 3) OU's new Product Engineering Development Center (PED) promotes effective engineering practices.
School of Nursing plans new curriculum. (Fall 1997, p. 3) New plan of study emphasizes health promotion and illness prevention.
Program sets sights on distant borders. (Fall 1997, p. 5) International distance learning program to expand.
Robotics competition taps future innovators' skills, imagination. (Fall 1997, (Fall 1997, p. 3) OU students participate in the International Ground Robotics Competition.
Cost of living ranks 9th in the nation. (Fall 1997, p. 4) Oakland County ranking in cost of living index prepared by OU's Department of Economics.
New provost hits the ground running. (Fall 1997, p. 4) Brief profile of Dagmar Cronn, new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
Foundation allocates more than $1 million. (Fall 1997, p. 4) Oakland University Foundation grants fund scholarships, development, community outreach and research.
Board approves plans for another building. (Fall 1997, p. 5) Plans approved for a building for the School of Business and Applied Technology Institute.
Engineering faculty awarded research grants and contracts. (Fall 1997, p. 5) Patrick Dessert, Subra Ganesan, Edward Y.L. Gu, Frank Cioch, Gary Barber and Naim Kheir win grants for research projects.
It's in her genes. (Fall 1997, p. 5) Amy Hirschman is OU's new sports information director.
Russi appointed co-chair of County advisory body. (Fall 1997, p. 5) President Gary D. Russi appointed co-chair of the Oakland County Business Roundtable.
Fall enrollment continues record growth. (Fall 1997, p. 5) Fall 1997 enrollment hits an all-time high - 14, 379.
Poor left behind in health care, competition, OU researcher finds. (Fall 1997, p. 6) Lee Rivers Mobley (Economics) studies competitive health care market in California.
Technology brings the job market into VIEW. (Fall 1997, p. 6) VIEWnet is a video conferencing program enabling students to interview with companies without traveling.
Education continues growth, progress. (Fall 1997, p. 7) New academic and outreach programs planned.
'Value-added' skills in high demand. (Fall 1997, p. 7) Robert Thomas, director of OU's Placement and Career Services, gives advice to job seekers.
New computer system provides fast, easy records access. (Fall 1997, p. 7) Students to have better access to financial, registration, advising and academic records.
Lab puts students on the road --virtually. (Fall 1997, p. 7) A Virtual Vehicle System Simulation Laboratory to be set up for engineering students' learning and research.
Creating the future, by Todd Haight. (Fall 1997, p. 8-11) A partnership of corporate and civic leaders to join university faculty and staff to shape OU's future direction.
Recruiting experts is a successful tradition at OU. (Fall 1997, p. 11) Meadow Brook Seminars on Higher Learning in 1958 brought together community and academic leaders to guide development of Oakland University.
What it means to be a manager? by Tom Ford. (Fall 1997, p. 12-15) OU alumni managers share their thoughts: Robert Cooper ('73), Cathryn Rybicki ('77), Jerry Cilibraise ('69), Nancy Owens ('73), Bob Whitton ('81), Laverne Perrollaz ('80).
Fountain of youth, by Jennifer Charney. (Fall 1997, p. 16-17) Programs at the Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute, directed by Fred Stransky.
OU honors alumni. (Fall 1997, p 20) Howard Birndorf ('71) - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; John Flick ('77) Alumni Service Award; Denise Pike ('83) Odyssey Award; Edward Williams ('73), Jennifer Gilroy ('73) & Mel Gilroy ('89)--Spirit Award.
Susan Cischke wins top engineering award. (Fall 1997, p. 20) Susan Cischke ('76) is the fist women to win the Horace H. Rackham Award, given by the Engineering Society of Detroit.
Wayne State University recognizes alumna. (Fall 1997, p. 20) Kate Walters ('80) honored in Salute to Nursing.
Volunteer conference to welcome alumni. (Fall 1997, p. 20-21) Volunteer conference scheduled for May, 1998.
Professors plan Stratford workshop. (Fall 1997, p. 21) Niels Herold (English) and Bruce Mann (English) to offer workshop reviewing Stratford Festival plays.
Send in your letter for teaching award. (Fall 1997, p. 21) Nominations being accepted for OU Teaching Excellence Award.
Chemistry, Nursing reunions enjoy success. (Fall 1997, p. 21)  
Chrysler executive underscores community commitment; other gifts support educational excellence. (Fall 1997, p. 22) Dennis ('82) and Carlotta Pawley & Electronic Data Systems & David and Marion Handleman gifts to OU.
Take ownership in our future and help bring it to life, by Rex E. Schlaybaugh, Jr. (Fall 1997, p.29) Schlaybaugh, chair of the OU Board of Trustees, writes about the Creating the Future Task Forces.
   

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Winter 1998 Issue

Cover: Tad Malinski (Chemistry); Caption: Attacking the heart- chemistry professor's discovery solves cardiology mystery.
Bissonnette leaves for University of San Diego. (Winter 1998, p. 2) Paul Bissonnette, Vice President for Finance and Administration, takes new position.
OU prepares for North Central Accreditation review. (Winter 1998, p. 2) A self study, coordinated by Susan Awbrey (Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs) and Mary Papazian (English) is underway.
Oakland educates the Big K. (Winter 1998, p. 2) OU to providing job training for Kmart Corporation.
Professors' book shows how to improve communication. (Winter 1998, p. 2) Understanding literacy, by Alice Horning (Rhetoric and Linguistics) and Ron Sudol (Rhetoric)
Computer graphics classes taught over the Internet. (Winter 1998, p . 2) Online course, Designing Computer Graphics, being taken by 15 students.
OOU rated 'best buy' again. (Winter 1998, p. 2) The Student Guide to America's 100 Best College Buys: 1998-99 rates OU as a 'best buy'.
Professor to aid in planning radiation research. (Winter 1998, p. 3) Michael Sevilla (Chemistry) to participate in DOE workshop.
Enrollment hits winter record. (Winter 1998, p. 3) Enrollment of 13,295 is highest winter enrollment ever.
New SEHS doctoral program educates the educators. (Winter 1998, p. 3) New Ph.D. program in education with specialties in counseling, early childhood education and educational leadership.
President Russi offers a 'snapshot' of what's ahead in Oakland University update. (Winter 1998, p. 3) Gary D. Russi highlights accomplishments and future plans in his 1998 university update address.
Center construction on target for Sept. 8 opening. (Winter 1998, p. 4) Recreation and Athletic Center construction nearing end.
Oakland's men's basketball team to play MSU first in building. (Winter 1998, p. 4)  
Campus Recreation releases membership rates for new center. (Winter 1998, p. 4)  
Management program graduates second class. (Winter 1998, p. 5) Twelve students graduate from engineering management program offered by OU and the University of Technology in Vienna.
A paperless society? Then what is all that stuff on your desk? (Winter 1998, p. 5) Kieren Mathieson (Business Administration) offers tips for managing paper.
Nursing adds practitioner track to masters program (Winter 1998, p. 5) OU now offers a master of science in nursing for nurse practitioners.
Student earns Fulbright scholarship. (Winter 1998, p. 5) Shari L. Anderson is studying in Germany on A Fulbright Scholarship.
Building featured on magazine cover. (Winter 1998, p. 5) OU's new Science and Engineering Building is cover story on the Sept. 1997 issue of Engineered Systems.
Polis joins prestigious engineering board. (Winter 1998, p. 5) Michael Polis, Dean, School of Engineering and Computer Science, begins term on Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Attacking the heart, by Jennifer Charney. (Winter 1998, p. 6-9) Tadeusz Malinski (Chemistry) researches nitric oxide effects on the heart.
A center like no other, by Todd Haight. (Winter 1998, p. 10-12) Oakland Center's second major remodeling.
El maestro de musica, by Ellen Creager. (Winter 1998, p. 13-15) Joe Blattert ('71) composes music, works with musicians and worship leaders in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Take a trip to Spain. (Winter 1998, p. 16) Spring excursion to spain.
Mark your calendar for golf outing. (Winter 1998, p. 16) Annual alumni golf outing set for August 10th.
OU award lauds dedicated volunteers. (Winter 1998, p. 16) Alumni Awards Banquet to be held September 18th.
Conference puts humor to work. (Winter 1998, p. 16) OU miniconference on Humor in the Workplace.
Festival booth raises scholarship money. (Winter 1998, p. 16) OU Alumni Association raises money at Arts and Apples Festival in Rochester.
Pilot alumni chapter off to a good start. (Winter 1998, p. 16) New Alumni chapter established in Lansing, Michigan.
OU tops 50,000 alumni. (Winter 1998, p. 17) Some demographics of the alumni group.
Ambassadors program benefits students and alumni. (Winter 1998, p. 17) Alumni Admissions Ambassador program.
Nursing forms alumni affiliate board. (Winter 1998, p. 17)  

Alumni Relations hires new staff members. (Winter 1998, p. 17)

Adrienne Bass and Linda Oliver join the Office of Alumni Relations.
Lifelong learning focus will benefit future engineering students. (Winter 1998, p. 18) Toru Tom Sugiyama ('97) and NHK International Corp. established endowed scholarship for School of Engineering and Computer Science. also Michael Grieves ('79) and Diane Grieves ('83) donated funds for the Applied Technology in Business Program.
Breakthrough pumps new life into heart research while accelerating practical procedures, by Igor Huk. (Winter 1998, p. 25) Commentary on Tadeusz Malinski's research and findings.
   

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Spring/Summer 1998 Issue

Cover: Matilda Wilson; Caption: Through the looking glass- reflections on the life of Matilda Rausch Dodge Wilson.
Oakland opens the door to a new world of information. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 2) A new campus wide administrative computer system, BANNER, to be installed.
Oakland unveils new nickname. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 2) Golden Grizzlies nickname and mascot replaces the Pioneers.
Art and Apples Festival a big contributor, OU study shows. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 2) Kevin Murphy and Ron Tracy, business professors, study economic impact of Rochester festival.
Oakland honors popular English professor. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 2-3) Nigel Hampton (English) awarded 1997 Judd Family English Department Achievement Award.
Diary helps asthma patients cope with condition. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 3) Darlene Schott-Baer (Nursing) studies how to help asthma patients.
We'll give you leaders. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 3) New Ph.D. program offered by the School of Education and Human Services with specialties in counseling, early childhood development and educational leadership.
New furniture completes dream for Honors College director. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 3) Brian Murphy, director of the Honors College, enjoys new building and new furniture.
It's a capital idea. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 4) O'Dowd parking lot expansion among campus capital improvements.
An Angel of a production. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 4) Meadow Brook Theatre and the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance collaborate on production of Angels in America, Millennium Approaches.
Hall's first curator set to launch ambitious agenda. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 4) Ann Marti Friedman, curator of Meadow Brook Hall, plans programs, preservation.
Team performs well by the numbers. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 4) OU Putnam Exam Team, coached by Darrell Schmidt (Mathematical Sciences) participated in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
University strengthens diversity efforts. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 4-5) Diversity initiative on campus.
Oakland opens 2 laboratories. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 5) Laboratories for software reliability and for the Applied Technology in Business program established.
Waltzing Matilda, by Debbie Patrick. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 6-9) Excerpts, accounts and clips from archives on the life and times of Matilda Rausch Dodge Wilson.
Matilda Wilson, through the years. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 10) Chronology of her life.
There's no place like home, by Jennifer Charney. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 11-13) Home based businesses growing in popularity; Susan (Armstrong) Williams ('76, '79), Patricia (Roan) Judd ('73), Ann Clancy ('72, '81), David Wigton ('72)
Naked discovery, by Theodore G. Coutilish. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 14-16) Kern Reeve ('74) studies underground mole rats.
OUAA to honor alumni, volunteers at banquet. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 17) List of award winners.
All in the family. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 17) Roderic Righter (Education) family has a long history of OU involvement
Plans for a new golf course swing into action. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 18) OU Foundation to finance and manage the construction of a new golf course, the R & S Sharf Golf Course.
Here's to you, Mrs. Wilson, by George Karas. (Spring/Summer 1998, p. 25) George Karas reminisces about Matilda Wilson.
   

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Fall 1998 Issue

Cover: Patrick Dessert; Caption: Center of attention - Oakland alumnus Patrick Dessert's interest in the Detroit automotive industry isn't merely academic. He's also turning real life problems into practical learning experiences for OU students.
Stop - in the name of copies. (Fall 1998, p. 2) Full service copy center, the Copy Stop, opened in the Oakland Center.
Jay Delcamp rates courses for Golf Digest. (Fall 1998, p.2) Jay Delcamp, Katke-Cousins golf course superintendent, serves as panelist for rating the 100 New Best Golf Courses in America.
Oakland University names new vice president; other leadership moves announced. (Fall 1998, p. 2) Lynne Schaefer- new Vice President for Finance and Administration; David Downing - interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; William Macauley - interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Ron Cigna - new Vice Provost for Information Technology; David Doyle - new chair of the Board of Trustees; Ann Nicholson - new vice chair of the Board.
New services for the hearing and visually impaired at MBT. (Fall 1998, p. 2) American Sign Language interpreted performances to be offered.
Program celebrates first graduation. (Fall 1998, p. 3) Graduates of a biological communication program.
Campus crime drops 15 percent in 1997. (Fall 1998, p. 3) Summer enrollment climbs 7 percent. p. 3)
Committee makes progress. (Fall 1998, p. 3) OU North Central Self-Study Committee presents draft report.
Oakland selects faculty excellence winners. (Fall 1998, p. 3) Ronald Finucane (History) - Research Excellence Award; Dyanne Tracy (Education) & Natalie Cole (English) - Teaching Excellence Award; Guohua (James) Pan - New Investigator Research Award.
Oakland dedicates Recreation and Athletics Center. (Fall 1998, p. 3) Ribbon cutting ceremony.
Start the presses - Oakland to roll out university press. (Fall 1998, p. 4) New Oakland University Press to launch pilot project.
Oakland offers new ID card. (Fall 1998, p. 4) New ID cards can be used to check books out and for banking, entering buildings, paying for meals.
New student services center to provide an effective experience. (Fall 1998, p. 4) OU to set up Advising Resource Center.
Center provides helpful workshops. (Fall 1998, p. 5) Center for Family Business to offer quarterly workshops on issues affecting family businesses.
Kresge Library launches Voyager computer system. (Fall 1998, p. 5) Library dedicates new Voyager online information system; Library Dean Suzanne Frankie retires.
You've got questions, they've got answers. (Fall 1998, p. 5) New Campus Information Center opens in the Oakland Center.
Book donations contribute to Zimbabwe progress. (Fall 1998, p. 5) Algea Harrison (Psychology) collects books for overseas students.
Center of attention, by Theodore G. Coutilish. (Fall 1998, p. 6-9) Patrick Dessert ('88), director of OU's new Product Development and Manufacturing Center; Center trains executives, engineers and OU students.
The masters, by Amy Mindell. (Fall 1998, p. 10-13) OU professors share their thoughts: Vincent Khapoya (Political Science); Ron L. Cramer (Education); Liz Barclay (Business); Lynne Williams (Health Sciences); Paul Tomboulian (Chemistry); Gilbert L. Wedekind (Engineering)
Let's get physical, by Jennifer Charney. (Fall 1998, p. 14-16) Article on OU's new Recreation and Athletics Center.
Alumni Relations adds staff members. (Fall 1998, p. 17) Susan McGough, Michelle La-Vita, Jaulanda Davenport join Alumni Relations staff.
Oakland cancels Katke-Cousins golf outing. (Fall 1998, p. 17) Weather related turf fungus causes cancellation.
Oakland celebrates fifth Alumni Awards Banquet. (Fall 1998, p. 17)  
Companies become philanthropic partners with Oakland and gain future employees, other benefits. (Fall 1998, p. 18) OU's Corporate Associates Program focuses on local companies.
Center provides needed training in engineering of commercial products, by Frederick O.R. Miesterfeld. (Fall 1998, p. 25) Comments on OU's Product Development and Manufacturing Center (PDMC) by Daimler/Chrysler engineer.
   

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Winter 1999 Issue

Cover: Karen Newman; Caption: She hits the high notes - along with a new CD, TV commercials. . . OU alumna Karen Newman is becoming one of Detroit's most recognized celebrities.
Letter from the President, by Gary D. Russi. [verso of cover] A model university is a community partner.
Engineering students help automate spaghetti sauce-making process. (Winter 1999, p. 2) Gary Barber's engineering students help with manufacturing process.
Nursing program helps disadvantaged students earn degrees. (Winter 1999, p. 2) Professional Nurse Education for Disadvantaged Students program admitted 20 Henry Ford Health System employees.
School of Health Sciences moves to Hannah Hall. (Winter 1999, p. 2)  
Music, Theatre and Dance welcomes DSO musicians in residence. (Winter 1999, p. 2) Sonnet Quartet to perform as part of MTD's Professional Artist Series and also serve as applied faculty members.
Business Web site helps simplify the home-buying process. (Winter 1999, p. 2-3) Kieran Mathieson (Business) develops web site to help home buyers.
Education school adds 3 new doctoral programs and celebrates a 4th. (Winter 1999, p. 4) New Ph.Ds in Counseling, Early Childhood Education and Educational Leadership being offered; original Ph.D in Reading and Language Arts celebrates 20th birthday.
Honors College to host new Faculty Forum. (Winter 1999, p. 4) Speakers to address current issues in their disciplines.
Grants take Oakland engineering educators into the workforce. (Winter 1999, p. 4) School of Engineering and Computer Science wins grants from the Michigan Jobs Commission.
Education researchers offer preschoolers better learning tools. (Winter 1999, p. 4) Ambika Bhargava (Education) and Anna Kirova-Petrova (Education) developed tools to assess and teach preschool children.
Oakland to host Meeting of the Minds in May. (Winter 1999, p. 4)  
Oakland students discover link between hormones and cancer. (Winter 1999, p. 4-5) Virinder Moudgil (Biological Sciences) and students research thyroid hormone and breast cancer.
Education student teachers embark on first exchange program. (Winter 1999, p. 4) Education students to student teach in New Zealand.
New services for the hearing and visually impaired at MBT. (Winter 1999, p. 4) Meadow Brook Theatre to offer American Sign Language interpreted and audio described performances.
Engineering program graduates third class. (Winter 1999, p. 4) Eleven international students graduate from engineering management program offered by Oakland University and Vienna University of Technology.
Rogers is all 'fore' a professional golf comeback. (Winter 1999, p. 4) Bill Rogers, director of Katke Cousins Golf Course, playing competitive golf.
"Wellcome Visiting Professorship" comes to Oakland University. (Winter 1999, p. 4) OU hosted the Wellcome Visiting Professorship in Microbiology on Nov. 2-3.
OU adjusts golf course plans to 'accommodate all aspects of university life.' (Winter 1999, p. 5) Development and ground-breaking of the R. & S. Sharf Golf Course, course to protect university research areas, include hiking trails.
Academic Skills Center earns international tutor certification. (Winter 1999, p. 6) College Reading and Learning Association awarded certification to the Academic Skills Center.
Professor gives students valuable experience. (Winter 1999, p. 6) Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls (Biological Sciences) and student researchers study blood diseases.
Faculty spotlight. (Winter 1999, p. 6) Forrest Wright ('84, '89), manager of Mechanical Equipment and Instrumentation and researcher, helps others make inventions a reality.
She hits the high notes, by Ted Montgomery. (Winter 1999, p. 8-11) Profile of Karen Newman, OU alumna, singer, Detroit celebrity, Red Wings anthem singer.
Education for anyone, anywhere, anytime, by Jennifer Charney. (Winter 1999, p. 12-13, 15) Technological improvements on campus, distance education, building updates.
A high-tech showcase will open in 2000. (Winter 1999, p. 14) New building for the School of Business Administration and Information Technology Institute being planned.
All hands on the cybernet. (Winter 1999, p. 15 John Coughlin ('92), desktop computer analyst for OU's Office of Training and User Support.
Wanted: English majors for high-paying jobs. (Winter 1999, p. 15) English majors recruited to work as student computer technicians and instructional designers.
Hot technology careers abound. (Winter 1999, p. 15)  
Visionary research, by Cindy Hampel. (Winter 1999, p. 16-19) Kenneth Hightower, Eye Research Institute, studies cataracts.
Biomedical Research Support Facility to aid in cataract research. (Winter 1999, p. 18)  
Coming out party,. (Winter 1999, p. 20-21) Photos and captions from the inaugural Div. 1 home basketball game in the new Recreation and Athletics Center arena.
Art and Apples raffle nets 10 pounds of chocolate for 2 winners. (Winter 1999, p. 22) OU raffle for student scholarships won by Erin Austerberry and Maria Kupicki ('89, '93)
Custom chairs to return home to Meadow Brook Hall. (Winter 1999, p. 22)` Dan Fullmer ('63), retired professor of linguistics, returns 2 chairs made for the mansion's dining room which were sold as part of the settlement of Mrs. Wilson's estate.
OU alumni help students to pursue careers. (Winter 1999, p. 22) Department of Placement and Career Services initiates program, Career Coalition: An Alumni Student Partnership.
Event draws California alumni. (Winter 1999, p. 22) OU alumni in California meet for updates and to support the OU women's basketball team.
Recognition societies honor the many people who give to Oakland University. (Winter 1999, p. 23) OU's Donor recognition societies highlighted.
Deaths. (Winter 1999, p. 1, 28) Anne Oliviera (OU art director); Patsy Banch ('82), Beatrice Brown ('75), Leonard C. Gambler ('95), Keith Knauss ('75), David S. Renton ('77), Sue Williams (Perpich) ('82)
   

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Cover: Sonia Farwell; Caption: It's a wrap--Sonia Farwell CAS '92 and her new printing company, Grafika, decorated the renowned Detroit Zoo Water Tower last year. . .
Newspaper honors first theatre collaboration. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 2) Detroit Free Press named Angels in America one of top local plays.
Robert Cooper appointed to Board of Trustees. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 2)  
Engineering professors praised for hands-on teaching tools. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 2) Mohamed Zohdy (Engineering) and Joel Russell (Chemistry) develop interactive teaching tools.
Baan brings new technology to PDMC. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 2) Baan Automotive joins OU's Product Development and Manufacturing Center.
NCA makes positive site visit to Oakland. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 2) North Central Association for Colleges and Universities reviews OU for reaccreditation.
OU starts executive MBA in health care management. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 2-3) School of Business Administration develops specialty MBA.
Continuing education courses address new nursing requirements. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 3)  
New program develops expertise in urban schools teaching. (Spring/Summer 1999, p.3) OU and Pontiac School District develop the Urban Teacher Preparation Collaborative.
Oakland hosts Meeting of the Minds VII. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 3) Symposium featuring undergraduate research.
OU's information technology internships pay off for companies. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 3) School of Business Administration's Applied Technology in Business program provides internships for local companies.
OU celebrates third annual Founder's Day. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 4) Faculty honored for teaching, service and research; Mixing ground for new School of Business Administration building.
Intensive math program targets incoming students. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 4) "Math Plus" project to help students with math courses.
Board OK's face-lift for North Foundation Hall. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 4) Multi-phase project to remodel and expand North Foundation Hall.
University Update is available online. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 4)  
Register your children for sports camps. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 4-5)  
ADA team works hard to ensure accessibility. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 5) Improvements planned to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
New Oakland Journal seeks contributors. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 5) Contributors needed to write informative, intellectually stimulating articles for new start-up publication.
Oakland University student mentors build positive start. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 5) Nancy Schmitz, chair of the OU Alcohol and Other Drugs Council, seeks mentors to lead group activities for Pause, a program emphasizing drug free campus life.
It's a wrap, by Amy Mindell. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 6-9) Profile of Sonia Farwell, ('92), her new printing company, Grafika.
Star of the stars, by Jennifer Charney. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 10-12) Kevin Grazier ('87) is a scientist for the Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem.
Quest for cures, by Mark Nowlin. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 13-15) OU's Biomedical Research Support Facility.
Computer models, cell cultures reduce animal testing. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 15)  
Making a difference, by Theodore G. Coutilish. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 16-19) The Oakland University Foundation supports many aspects of student and university life.
Oakland University Foundation Board of Directors is a Who's Who list. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 19) Notable figures on Foundation Board.
Universities combine job resources on the net. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 20) OU, the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Wayne State combine job listings from their placement offices on internet site.
Athletics scores high in Division I transition. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 20) 15 student athletes earned Academic All Conference Honors.
OU announces date for alumni awards banquet. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 20)  
Get to know the new Oakland fight song. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 20) Words to the OU fight song, written by Michael A. Mitchell (Music)
Sally O'Meara, SON '91 urges graduates to get more involved. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 21)  
Call OUAA toll free (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 21) New phone no: 877 445 2586.
Have a heart; walk at Oakland University. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 21) Metro Detroit American Heart walk set for Oct. 2)
Shape up with a fitness assessment. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 21) Fitness Assessment program offered by the Dept. of Campus Recreation.
In search of 'legacies' and entrepreneurs. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 21) OU Magazine looking for stories.
Art and golf- more ways to volunteer. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 21)  
Keeping the dream alive. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 22-23) Awards presented at the 7th annual Keeper of the Dream Banquet, Feb. 18th.
Extraordinary couple funds Oakland University scholarships. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 24) Werner ('90) and Hilde Holzbach establish scholarships for the humanities.
Gifts advance physical therapy and nursing programs. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 25) Michael Grieves ('70) donates new multimedia tool for physical therapy students; Margaret A. Allesee provides endowment for the Maggie Allesee Chair in Geriatric and Rehabilitation Nursing.
Deaths. (Spring/Summer 1999, p. 28) Willie Mae Carter (Taylor) ('84), Joanne M. Cook ('76, '79), Edna M. Mott ('73), Louis Ross (former OU trustee), Sue Williams (Perpich) ('82)
   

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Fall 1999 Issue

Cover: Class ring & senior pictures; Caption: Special OU History issue--the way we were.
New state budget nets OU students a tuition break. (Fall 1999, p. 2) State funding to increase 8.6% for 1999-2000.
A new roving classroom lends MBA students global insight. (Fall 1999, p. 2-3) School of Business Administration course, Management 681, International Business strategies.
Campus buzzes with sounds of construction. (Fall 1999, p. 3) Business and Instructional Technology Building underway; other projects to update and improve facilities.
Oakland Center renovation debuts. (Fall 1999, p. 3) A $2.2 million renovation of the lower level of the Oakland Center.
OU researcher develops strikes against stoke. (Fall 1999, p. 4) Michael Chopp (Physics) research on strokes and brain injuries.
Biomedical research at OU is bigger and better. (Fall 1999, p. 4-5) Oakland researchers Arthur Bull (Chemistry), Yang Xia (Physics) Michael Sevilla (Chemistry) receive grants for research projects.
OUF welcomes 3 directors, ex officio. (Fall 1999, p. 5) New directors for the Oakland University Foundation; Margaret A. Allesee, Frederic Gonzalez and Dennis Pawley. Also Molly Beresford, ex officio member.
OU ranks in top tier of Midwest universities. (Fall 1999, p. 5) U.S. News and World Report ranks OU in top tier of Best Regional Schools.
The way we were, by Cindy Hampel. (Fall 1999, p. 6-14) Forty years later charter class members recall OU's history from the beginning.
Stories behind the "survivors". (Fall 1999, p. 13) Beverly Donato Miller ('63), Ronald Miller ('63), Edward Gehres ('66), Evelyn Adams Gehres ('63) reminisce.
A charter course. (Fall 1999, p. 14) Quick facts about Oakland University's first class.
Old Oaks remember, by Gary Graff. (Fall 1999, p. 15-17; 24-25) Oakland University Chronicles, an oral history project initiated by Alice and Paul Tomboulian, records memories of original faculty and staff.
Who was it named for? (Fall 1999, [p. 19, 23]

Naming of OU's buildings.

Behind the scenes tales and facts from the past 40 years, by Jennifer Charney. (Fall 1999, [p. 20-22 fold-out section] Time line with facts and interesting trivia.
The man called Woody, by Todd Height and Jim TerMarsch. (Fall 1999, p. 26-33) Durward B. "Woody" Varner, OU's first chancellor.
Oakland University Alumni Calendar. (Fall 1999, p. 34) Volunteers needed for certain events.
Internet access privilege to end. (Fall 1999, p. 34) Alumni Association members no longer will have internet access.
Alumnus and actor Steve Blackwood to emcee banquet. (Fall 1999, p. 35) Alumni Awards Banquet to be held October 8.
OU takes spirit on the road. (Fall 1999, p. 35) OU's Alumni Relations, Admissions and Athletics hosting get-togethers at away basketball games.
Bench to mark Marilyn Broderick's memory. (Fall 1999, p. 36) Marilyn Broderick ('82), academic advisor, who died July 5, 1999, to be honored with memorial bench.
   

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Spring/Summer 2000 Issue

Cover: Psychobirds!, an original REELART painting by Mike Vosburc ('70); Caption: Drawn to storytelling. . .
SECS partners with Macomb Community College, (Spring Summer 2000, p. 2) School of Engineering and Computer Science to offer classes at Macomb Community College University Center.
Varner's influence endures. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 2) D.B. "Woody" Varner dies on Oct. 30, 1999.
SBA starts MBA at Macomb. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 2) School of Business Administration offers MBA and Personal Financial Planning Certificate programs at Macomb Community College University Center.
New center's staff teaches English. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 2) Center for American English established by CAS Dept. of Linguistics.
Health Institute director hosts radio show. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 2-3) Fred Stransky, director of the Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute, to appear on WJR 760 radio.
Oakland Journal debuts. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 3) New publication featuring articles, reviews and literary productions by the OU community.
OU achieves record-breaking enrollment. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 3) Fall 1999 enrollment reaches 14,726 students.
OU plans new education building. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 3) A new $31.5 million building for the School of Education and Human Services is planned.
Emrich serves as interim SON Dean. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 3) Kathleen Emrich assumes role of interim Dean of the School of Nursing.
The 2000 OU update: 'The future could not be brighter.' (Spring Summer 2000, p. 3-4) President Gary Russi presents the Oakland University Update.
History: on display. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 4) New history wall of photos in the Oakland Center.
We are the champions! 5 teams claim first Division I titles. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 5) Women's soccer, Men's and Women's swimming and diving teams, Men's and Women's basketball.
In brief. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 5-6) More sports news of OU teams.
Drawn to storytelling, by Ryan Poquette. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 7-9) Profile of Mike Voxburg ('Voz") ('70), OU alumnus, director, writer and artist.
Cultivating young scientists, by Amy Mindell. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 10-12) In OU's Howard Hughes Fellowship Program, top researchers foster undergraduates' scientific growth through hands-on opportunities.
Corps Curriculum, by Suzanne Haxer ('97) (Spring Summer 2000, p. 13-15) Suzanne Haxer's experiences as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize.
Giving teachers the write stuff, by Ann Ruppenthal. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 16-17) Ron Cramer (Education) writes texts for educators: Creative Power: The Nature and Nurture of Children's Writing; The Spelling Connection: Integrating Reading, Writing, and Spelling Instruction.
Olympian tasks, by Joanne C. Gerstner. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 18-19) OU student skaters, Larisa Spielberg and Craig Joeright, shoulder classes, work and training.
Barneses boost art collection. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 20) Carl and Anna Barnes donate prints and research volumes to OU, along with endowment for art history scholarships.
Crissman, Howlett join OU Foundation. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 20) Penny Crissman and James Howlett join OU Foundation.
Six corporations sponsor KOD scholarships. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 20-21) Corporate sponsors provide scholarships for Keeper of the Dream awards.
Sculpture complements Honors College. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 21) Echo Cognitio, by Joseph Wesner, donated by Ann and Jim Nicholson.
Recreation Center opens to credit Union members. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) MSU/Oakland Credit Union account holders may purchase Rec Center memberships.
Alumni honored at banquet. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) OU alumnus and actor Steve Blackwood ('78) and his quintet entertained at Alumni Awards Banquet.
Events galore. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) Check OU website for current calendar.
Get set for Grizzlies basketball. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23)  
Golf outing comes to the fore. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) Silver Anniversary Alumni Golf Outing set for Aug. 14.
Group works on retiree offerings. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) Alumni committee working to develop Institute for Learning in Retirement.
New program to link alumni, students. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) Matilda's Mentors, an alumni-student mentoring program.
Chemistry department honors alumna. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) Rebecca Failor ('75) received department's distinguished alumna award.
Big hearts at OU. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 23) OU to host American Heart Association walk.
Deaths. (Spring Summer 2000, p. 28) Marion Beers ('78), Shannon M. Lloyd ('95), Robert Swanson (one of first OU employees in 1959, Business Affairs, Administration)
   

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Fall 2000 Issue

Cover: Anita Rapp with gold medal; Caption: Golden girl - soccer player Anita Rapp brings first gold medal to OU.
PDM Center earns $5 million grant. (Fall 2000, p. 2) Product Development and Manufacturing Center in the School of Engineering and Computer Science awarded grant for vehicle electrical architecture.
Connections 2000. (Fall 2000, p. 2) OU hosted Connections 2000, a recruitment fair for Oakland County's Automaton Alley.
OU scores high in NCA evaluation. (Fall 2000, p. 2)

Results of the latest North Central Association of Colleges and Schools' review of OU.

Heart and soul. (Fall 2000, p. 3) American Association Heart Walk at OU draws estimated 16,000 walkers.
Sino-U.S. relations in the 21st century. (Fall 2000, p. 3) Seventh Annual Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Legacy Seminar held Sept. 21 on Permanent Normal Trading Relations with China.
Rare Jaguars sighted. (Fall 2000, p. 3-4) 2000 Concours d'Elegance car show at Meadow Brook Hall.
Tiffany illuminated. (Fall 2000, p. 4) Exhibition of Tiffany art glass and other materials from Meadow Brook Hall displayed at the Oakland County Galleria.
OU Foundation welcomes new director and officers. (Fall 2000, p. 4) Joan Rosen, Diane Grieves, Dennis Pawley, Ralph Babb Jr., Gail Duncan.
A new look for OU on the web. (Fall 2000, p. 4) OU updates top level web pages.
OU teams with MCC to dedicate new facility. (Fall 2000, p. 5) New Engineering and Technology Center dedicated at the University Center in Clinton Twp.
Finally, Good News for dieters. (Fall 2000, p. 5) Fred Stransky(Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute) authors The Good News About Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Control.
Be true to your school (Fall 2000, p. 6) Michigan Secretary of State offers Oakland University license plate.
New skills for the new century. (Fall 2000, p. 6) IT Certification Preparation courses to be offered by the SBA Center for Executive and Continuing Education.
MBHEI partners with St. John Health System, Providence. (Fall 2000, p. 7) Partnership established between Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute, St. John Health System and Providence Hospital and Medical Centers.
Campaign, anyone? (Fall 2000, p. 8-10) John Klemanski (Political Science) offers management course to prepare students to run political campaigns. Comments from students Mike Premo, Dan Smith ('99), Diane Hotchkiss ('96)
The view from the seventh tee, by Laura Mutz. (Fall 2000, p. 11- 13) The new Rita & Stephan Sharf Golf Course.
The President's Club. (Fall 2000, p. 13) Support for university needs.

OU Olympians, by Joanne C. Gerstner. (Fall 2000, p. 14-17)

Cheryl Angelelli ('93), Haitham Hassan and Anita Rapp participate in Sydney Olympic Games.
Ready for the new century, by Ryan Poquette. (Fall 2000, p. 18-21) Oakland's Trustee Academic Success Scholarship program (OUTAS) primes diverse students for a global society; Lara Mastin, Bonefacio De La Rosa, Tierra Stamps ('98) , Damon Brown ('98)
A golden moment. (Fall 2000, p. 22) Ed Eickhoff ('85) received the Golden Key President's Award from the Golden Key National Honor Society.
Governor's award. (Fall 2000, p. 22) Terry Blackhawk ('93) received the Arts in Education Award at the Governor's Awards for Arts and Culture.
OU vs. Michigan. (Fall 2000, p. 22) OU Grizzlies basketball team to play U of M.
Alumni and corporate partnerships on and off the court. (Fall 2000, p. 22-23) OU Alumni Association networking opportunities.
College Hoops. (Fall 2000, p. 23) Basketball games.
French Travelers reunite. (Fall 2000, p. 23) French Travelers, a group formed by Woody Varner, invited to reunite and travel again.
Career development resources for alumni. (Fall 2000, p. 23) Oakland's Placement and Career Services Office offers career development programs to alumni.
25th annual alumni golf outing raised $15,000. (Fall 2000, p. 23)  
Hooray for the pioneering Pioneer. (Fall 2000, p. 26-27) Charles "Chick" Conklin ('79) was the first of Oakland's "Pioneers," Oakland's mascot before 1999.
Deaths. (Fall 2000, p. 31) Linda M. (Goerlich) Albright ('84), Peter M. Biglin ('78), Thomas Gamble ('72), Francis J. Wanzie ('80)
   

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Spring 2001 Issue

Cover: Poster art for the 2001 Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance, designed by Alain Levesque; Caption: Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance 2001 salutes the streamliners.
Epilepsy foundation honors physics professor. (Summer 2001, p. 2) Norman Tepley (Physics) receives award from the Michigan Epilepsy Foundation.
SequoiaNET.com funds new computer lab. (Summer 2001, p. 2) Sequoia.Net.com donation to support Elliott Hall's state-of-the-art Executive and Continuing Education Computer Lab.
OU-MSU Federal Credit Union names new business lab. (Summer 2001, p. 2) MSU Federal Credit Union donation supports Elliott Hall's Instructional Computer Lab.
CAS announces new endowed professorships. (Summer 2001, p. 2) Doris and Paul Travis Professor Program to provide endowed professorships for Music Theatre and Dance and Art and Art History.
Tipper, Hadassah, Melissa and more. (Summer 2001, p. 3) Tipper Gore, Hadassah Lieberman, Debbie Stabenow, Alexis Herman, Jennifer Granholm attend campaign rally at Oakland.
Lab named for alumni donors. (Summer 2001, p. 3) Open Computer Lab in Elliott Hall named after donors Diane ('83) and Michael Grieves ('79)
SON joins national initiative. (Summer 2001, p. 3) Partnership between Oakland School of Nursing and Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University for curricular related to elder care.
The next generation. (Summer 2001, p. 3) Product Development and Manufacturing Center demonstrates its Next Generation Electrical Architecture project at Convergence 2000 at Cobo Hall.
Teacher certification program launched in Macomb County. (Summer 2001, p. 3) OU offers a Post baccalaureate Elementary Teacher Certification Program at the Macomb Intermediate School District.
OUTAS program receives top honor. (Summer 2001, p. 3) OU's Trustee Academic Success Scholarship Program receives Michigan Counseling Association Diversity Award.
OU 4EVR. (Summer 2001, p. 4) OU themed items, license plates.
University Relations hires new VP. (Summer 2001, p. 4) Susan Davies Goepp, new vice president for University Relations and executive director of the OU Foundation.
www.oakland.edu/alumni. (Summer 2001, p. 4) OU's Alumni Association web site.
Playing with the big boys. (Summer 2001, p. 5) Basketball injuries; OU defeats U of M in home opener.
OU women win second straight Mid-Con crown. (Summer 2001, p. 5) Women's basketball team wins Mid-Continent Conference championship.
OU swims into the top 3 in NIC. (Summer 2001, p. 5) Men's and women's swimming and diving teams placed well in National Independent Conference Swimming and Diving championships.
6 Golden Grizzlies named to All-Conference team. (Summer 2001, p. 6) Sarah Judd, Beth Zeone, Katie Wolfe, Naomi Nickelberry, Jason Rozycki, Mike Helms.
The future of business, by Jennifer Charney. (Summer 2001, p. 6-7) The R. Hugh and Nancy Elliott Hall of Business and Information Technology is dedicated.
A new stage is set, by Debbie Patrick. (Summer 2001, p. 8-11) Debra Wicks, artistic director of Meadow Brook Theatre, leads Michigan's largest professional theatre company.
Something to cheer about, by Cathleen Sinclair Hagan. (Summer 2001, p. 12-15) The ups and downs of the Oakland University Cheer Team, coached by Kelly Fortier.
First "base"? (Summer 2001, p. 15) Renea Morgan Huth ('82) former cheerleader and coach.
The Streamliners. (Summer 2001, p. 16) Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance 2001 features Chrysler Airflows, Lincoln Sephyrs, Cords and Grahams.
Dodge Brothers Motor Cars focus of MBH exhibit. (Summer 2001, p. 17) Exhibit of photos and documents of industry pioneers John and Horace Dodge at Meadow Brook Hall from July 2-Aug. 31.
All roads lead to Athens, by Joanne C. Gerstner. (Summer 2001, p. 18-21) Part II of the story of OU at the Olympics; Anita Rapp, Haitham Hassan, Cheryl Angelelli ('93)
Song of the nightingale, by Jennifer Charney. (Summer 2001, p. 22-25)

School of Nursing Nightingale Awards honors nurses; Denise Bortolani-Rabidoux ('77), Alice Easterling ('78), Kathleen Vollman.

Deaths. (Summer 2001, p. 30) Joanne H. Crichton ('81), Patrick R. Dewey ('71), Sandra A. Lee ('78) Margaret A. Rech ('80), Lucille M. (O'Brien) Smith ('74), Kathleen A. Tessier ('72).
Educator uses camera to focus on hope. (Summer 2001, p. 31) Margaret (Pegge) McCatty Hursley ('96, '80) photographs on exhibit in the Education Resources Laboratory.
   

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Summer 2001 Issue

Cover: John Paul White; Caption: John Paul White at Carnegie Hall.
26th Annual Alumni Golf Outing. (Summer 2001, p. 2)  
Professor named IEEE fellow. (Summer 2001, p. 2) Ishwar Sethi (Engineering) elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
First Travis Professors named. (Summer 2001, p. 2) Janice Schimmelman (Art History), Michael Gillespie (Theatre), John-Paul White (Music) Laurie Eisenhower (Dance) named Travis Professors.
OU receives its first Emerging Technology Challenge Grant. (Summer 2001, p. 2-3) Grant received from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation for its new Center for Entrepreneurship in Information Technology.
Oakland Journal II. (Summer 2001, p. 3) Second issue of Oakland Journal is published.
Lecture Board hosts NAACP CEO. (Summer 2001, p. 3) Kweisi Mfume spoke at OU Student Life Lecture Board program
What it takes to be a leader, by Jennifer charney. (Summer 2001, p. 4-5) New SBA program, Applied Technology in Business, meets industry demand for applied technology experts; Tim Banfill ('99), Carrie Rzonca ('00)
New century activism, by Jennifer Charney and Jeff Samoray. (Summer 2001, p. 6-9) OU alumnae and students work to improve the world; Lori Mizzi-Spillane ('93), Susan Martin ('80), Carol Anne Ketelsen ('92), Lenny Compton, Crystal Wilkerson.
How to you get to Carnegie Hall?, by Debbie Patrick. (Summer 2001, p. 10-11) Profile of John-Paul White (Music) and performer at Carnegie Hall.
Hearts & letters, by Cathleen Hagan. (Summer 2001, p. 12-15) OU History: Alumni who met at OU and married; Evelyn and Ed Gehres, Joyce and Ken Payne, Dennis and Christine Washington, David and Ann Martin, Carol and Aaron Carpenter.
From the ground up. (Summer 2001, p. 16-17) Construction of new student apartment complex and education building begins on Founder's Day, April 18.
Leaving their mark, by Jennifer Charney. (Summer 2001, p. 18-20) Professionals change careers and chose a Post-Baccalaureate Elementary Teacher Certification program; Edward Bogden, Ola Glezen, Anna Mulawka ('83),
Secret of the Great Lakes, by Jennifer Charney. (Summer 2001, p. 21-23) OU researcher, Doug Hunter (Biological Sciences) digs up Lake Huron's past in an ancient drowned forest.
Book nook. (Summer 2001, p. 25) Books by OU alumni: The Final Season: Fathers, Sons and One Last Season in a Classic American Ball Park, by Tom Stanton ('82); Learning Outcomes and the Educational Value of Cooperative Education, by Patricia D. Jones ('84); Lemon Law Bible, by Steven Lehto (;89), The Detroit Zoo Guidebook: Celebrating and Saving Wildlife, by Amy J. Parrent ('78); Interrupted Identity, by Ronald Patton ('73)
Announcing the 2001 Alumni Awards recipients. (Summer 2001, p. 32) Distinguished Alumni Service Award - James Wilbert ('73); Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award - Robert McGowan ('67, '74); Odyssey Award -Patricia Book ('72); Spirit Award - Stanley Babiuk ('73) & Cris Catallo ('90); Honorary Alumnus/a Award - Margaret Allesee, John Savio, George Seifert.
   

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Fall 2001/ Winter 2002 Issue

Cover: Robert McGowan; Caption: Alumni Award winner Robert McGowan on his Bittersweet Farm.
Campus reaction to the attack on America. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 2) Campus reacts and responds to 9/11 attacks.
License plate update. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 2) State has sold over 840 OU golden grizzly license plates.
OU heart walk attracts record numbers. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 2) Around 17,000 walkers in the 2001 Metro Detroit American Heart Walk on campus raised at least $1.5 million.
More news on OU Web site. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 2-3) New and improved 'News & Information' site.
Ameritech grant helps students learn about business. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 3) Ameritech-Michigan grants $50,000 to School of Business Administration to establish an Entrepreneurship Institute.
OU and Providence Hospital help nursing students. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 3) Collaborative agreement regarding recruitment, educational and research opportunities, scholarships, mentoring for nursing students.
JDH has a new phone system. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 3) John Dodge Hall has new improved phone system.
OUTAS wins national diversity award. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 3) Oakland University Trustee Academic Success program receives 2001 Noel-Levitz Retention Excellence Award.
OU confers 4 honorary degrees. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 4)

Degrees bestowed upon the Hon. Damon J. Keith, C.R. Rao, David DiChiera, Thomas Lynch ('82)

OUAA names new board members. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 4-5) Cheryl D. Henderson Case ('92), Gregg Garrett ('97), John r. Hruska Jr. ('86, '89), Phyllis D. Meadows ('80), Thomas Mittelbrun III ('88), Cynthia Tomczak ('94).
Travel west with the Golden Grizzlies. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 5) Basketball at Utah and then Las Vegas.
Journey to Shakespeare's England. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 5) OU Alumni tour to England, May 27-June 4, 2002.
The best and the brightest, by Vivian DeGain. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 6-9) Profiles of award winners: Alfred G. Wilson Award - Charles Archer ('01); Matilda R. Wilson Award - Cristina J. Kapustij ('01); Human Relations Award - Natasha Vanover.
A bike ride through Yangshou, by Debbie Patrick. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 10-11) Oakland University's China tour with Richard Stamps (Anthropology) is a study in contrasts.
Now, Voyager, by Cheryl Crandell. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 12-15) School of Education and Human Services international programs: New Zealand, Jamaica, China.
The world is not enough, by Cathleen Hagan. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 16-22) Profiles of 2001 Alumni Award recipients: Robert McGowan ('67, '74), Patricia Book ('72), James Wilbert ('73), Stanley A. Babiuk ('73), Cris Catallo ('90), Margaret Allesee, John Savio, George Seifert.
The dream, the journey, the legacy, by Debbie Patrick. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 22-23) Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards celebrates 10th anniversary.
Doris Travis, friend of the arts at OU. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 24) Profile of Doris Eaton Travis.
A simple gift returns a lifetime income. (Fall 2001/Winter 2002, p. 25) Gift annuities benefit you and OU; Henry Price creates gift annuity to benefit business materials at Kresge Library.
   

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Spring 2002 Issue

Cover: Dave Meinhard ('77); Caption: Emmy Award-winning news photographer Dave Meinhard, CAS '77.
Chemistry department recognizes outstanding alumnus. (Spring 2002, p. 2) Terry J. Nestrick ('68) received the Chemistry Dept. 2001 Outstanding Alumni Award.
Former farmhouse, home, sweet home, for OU sorority. (Spring 2002, p. 2) Farmhouse on Adams Road in the OU cottage district, becomes home for Phi Sigma Sigma.
OU unveils one-stop student services office. (Spring 2002, p. 3) New Student Financial Services Office opens in North Foundation Hall.
OU professor named senior member of IEEE. (Spring 2002, p. 3) Djamel Bouchaffra (Engineering) named senior fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
OU student organizations receive national recognition. (Spring 2002, p. 3) OU's Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting) and Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)

Governor appoints new member to OU Board of Trustees. (Spring 2002, p. 4)

Linda S. Hotchkiss appointed to Board by Gov. John Engler.
MTD faculty win national honors. (Spring 2002, p. 4) Lettie Alston and Terry Herald won 2001-2 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Standard Awards.
Lech Walesa shares his vision. (Spring 2002, p. 4-5) Walesa's lectured last fall on world politics.
Faculty members receive Fulbright grants. (Spring 2002, p. 5) John F. Kelly (Political Science) and Barbara Ann Nelson (Rhetoric, Communication and Journalism) named Fulbright scholars.
SEHS dean named honorary citizen of China. (Spring 2002, p. 5) Dean Mary Otto was made an honorary citizen of Guiyang in August 2001.
Face value, by Jennifer Charney. (Spring 2002, p. 6-9) Computer Science professor, Ishwar Sethi, biometric research could impact homeland security.
The far field, by Debbie Patrick. (Spring 2002, p. 10-11) Poets, novelists and other wordsmiths grow at OU writers' retreat, developed by Mary Ann Samyn ('92)
To Kresge with love, by Debbie Patrick and Jennifer Charney. (Spring 2002, p. 12-13. Gifts to Kresge Library enrich the learning atmosphere; Paul Haig ('73), Diane Haig ('82,'86); Judith MacGregor Raber; Smita Desai ('00)
And the Emmy goes to. . . , by Yvonne C. Claes. (Spring 2002, p. 14-17) Alumni Peter Smokler ('68) and Dave Meinhard ('77) own the ultimate in TV recognition.
Making the band, by Jeff Samoray. (Spring 2002, p. 18-20) CAS grads Todd Levy ('00), Jason Milan ('00), Mike Schwarzenbert ('99) form band, Tribal Traktion.
The contender, by Joanne C. Gerstner. (Spring 2002, p. 21-23) Profile of Jean Racine, OU freshman, contender for the Olympic bobsledding gold medal at 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
Women's soccer team first to the NCAA. (Spring 2002, p. 24) Soccer team wins trip to the NCAA tournament.
OU skating pairs compete at U.S. Championships. (Spring 2002, p. 24) Danielle Hartsell and Steve Hartsell; Larisa Spielberg and Craig Joeright.
Swimmers, divers win Mid-Con championship. (Spring 2002, p. 25)  
Grizzlies on ice. (Spring 2002, p. 25) Men's ice hockey team enters third season.
Softball team wins Mid-Con regular season championship. (Spring 2002, p. 25)  
Curtain up on publishing career, by Debbie Patrick. (Spring 2002, p. 26) The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation, by Laura Lee ('91)
A champion of diversity, by Jennifer Charney. (Spring 2002, p. 35) Profile of Elizabeth Davis Russell ('65)
2002 Donor Honor Roll. (Spring 2002, p. 36-68) OU's donors in 2001.
   

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Fall 2002 Issue

Cover: Gary D. Russi, George W. Bush, and others; Caption: President Bush visits OU. .
Psychology department receives an anonymous gift. (Fall 2002, p. 2) OU alumnus donates $45,000 to support student research activities.
Children's Literature Collection established. (Fall 2002, p. 2) Jane M. Bingham (Education) donates 8000 children's books to Kresge Library for the Jane M. Bingham Historical Children's Literature Collection.
Varner Recital Hall to undergo improvements. (Fall 2002, p . 2) Grants received to improve hall and equipment.
Student Research Scholar Awards announced. (Fall 2002, p. 3) 18 undergraduates receive awards.
Gifts help to preserve Meadow Brook Hall. (Fall 2002, p. 2) Margaret and Gary Valade; Thomas Sidlik and Rebecca Boylan, contribute to restoration and renovation projects.
Founders' Day 2002. (Fall 2002, p. 30 Summary of Founders' Day activities; dedication of Varner Memorial Garden; Varner Seminar Series on University Vitality, groundbreaking for parking structure.
Excellence Award winner named Honors College director. (Fall 2002, p. 4) Jude Nixon (English), winner of the Teaching Excellence Award, to direct Honors College.
OU graduate named poetry champion. (Fall 2002, p. 4) Angela Jones ('02) named State Champion in Poetry Interpretation.
Theatre performance student earns acting honors. (Fall 2002, p. 4) Senior Jessica Elwart.
MTD student wins vocal competition. (Fall 2002, p. 5) Jacquelyn Wagner.
OU alumnae, staff, named "most Influential women." (Fall 2002, p.5) Crain's Detroit Business included Gail Duncan ('79), Pamela Berklich ('82), Susan M. Cischke ('76), Lynne Schaefer, Tommi White ('71), Lynne Halpin Ellyn ('79) in their 2002 Most Influential Women list.
Ford Cup benefits women's athletics. (Fall 2002, p. 5) Eighth annual OU Ford Cup raised 415,000 for women's athletics.
Invited to the dance. (Fall 2002, p. 6-7) Photos and captions from the Women's Basketball Team-NCAA Div. I tournament appearance.
By leaps and bounds, by Yvonne C. Claes. (Fall 2002, p. 8-11) The Lowry Center, early childhood care facility, teacher training and research resource.
Tale of two companies, by Sharon Gittleman. (Fall 2002, p. 12-13) Meadow Brook Theatre and Canada's Shaw Festival launch international residency.
Stethoscopes and balance sheets, by Lori Eaton. (Fall 2002, p. 14-17) SBA graduates first class of Executive MBAs in Health Care Management.
Gaining from giving, by Vivian DeGain. (Fall 2002, p. 18-19) Scholarships support academic achievement; profiles of Adam Kochenderfer ('02)- Alfred G. Wilson Award winner and Lani Morgan ('02) - Matilda R. Wilson Award winner.
Oakland anthem. (Fall 2002, p. 20-23) OU hosts U.S. President George W. Bush and Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski.
Moving ahead with PT, by Vivian DeGain. (Fall 2002, p. 24-26) OU offers doctoral programs in physical therapy.
"Not bad for a girl", by Sharon Gittleman. (Fall 2002, p. 27) Profile of Tommi White ('71), chief operating officer of Compuware.
The glorious, glamorous '30s, by Sharon Gittleman. (Fall 2002, p. 28-28) Meadow Brook Hall treasures and tales; life with Alfred and Matilda Wilson
The quiet little truth of the matter, by Brian Connery. (Fall 2002, p. 30-32) OU honorary degree recipient, Thomas Lunch, poet, essayist and undertaker, discusses life and death.
A new face and a new role. (Fall 2002, p. 33) Jamie Simek named assistant director of Alumni Relations.
Scholarships awarded. (Fall 2002, p. 34) OU Alumni Association and Alumni Affiliate scholarship recipients listed.
OUAA hosts Danube River cruise. (Fall 2002, p. 34)  
Mini reunion in Alaska. (Fall 2002, p. 35) Donald O'Dowd, former OU president, is organizing an OU alumni chapter in Alaska.
Recent alumni connect to OU. (Fall 2002, p. 35) OUAA has new program targeting recent OU graduates.
2002 Alumni Awards. (Fall 2002, p. 36) David J. Doyle ('80)- Distinguished Alumni Service Award; Susan M. Quattrociocchi ('72) - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Heidi Van Arnem ('89) - Odyssey Award; Mike C. Palazzola ('78) - Spirit Award; Richard B. Stamps & George Wibby - Honorary Alumnus Award.
   

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Winter 2003 Issue

Cover: Megan Piar; Caption: Balancing GPAs and RBIs- scholar athlete Megan Piar.
U.S. Poet Laureate visits OU. (Winter 2003, p. 2) Billy Collins reads his poems, talks to students.
ATiB named 2002 Program of the year. (Winter 2003, p. 2) OU's Applied Technology in Business program named the 2002 Automation Alley Educational Program of the year.
OU reaches enrollment milestone. (Winter 2003, p. 2) OU's enrollment topped 16,000 as of fall 2002.
Job outlook bright for OU graduates. (Winter 2003, p. 3) Career Services survey shows a 93.4 % employment rate after graduation.
Student's reading dissertation among top five in country. (Winter 2003, p. 3) Danhua Wang's dissertation recognized by the National Reading Council.
OU scientists receive $2 million grant. (Winter 2003, p. 3) Xiangqun Zeng (Chemistry) and Gabrielle Stryker (Biology) receive funding from NIH.
OU-Cooley Law School partnership raises the bar. (Winter 2003, p. 3) Law classes begin on campus.
Wise move: OU joins SmartZone. (Winter 2003, p. 4) OU and Rochester Hills join SmartZone.
Click on the News & Info button at www.oakland. . . (Winter 2003, p.4)  
OU studies athletics programs. (Winter 2003, p. 4) Year long study underway for NCAA Division I athletics certification process.
Get your Grizz gear here. (Winter 2003, p. 5) Online Grizz Store now open.
Virtual tour steps inside OU's halls, apartments. (Winter 2003, p. 5) OU's revamped housing Web site offers detailed information regarding on-campus living.
Take nursing classes in your pajamas. (Winter 2003, p. 5) Nursing masters degree foundation classes offered online.
Gift helps students engineer their future. (Winter 2003, p. 6) Christine and Ivan Wilcox establish an Endowed Merit Scholarship Fund for engineering freshmen.
Crittenton grant supports nursing lab. (Winter 2003, p. 6) $75,000 grant from Crittenton Hospital supports new multi-media nursing lab.
Dean pledges $100,000 to Ed School. (Winter 2003, p. 6) Dean Mary Otto announces planned gift to university.
OU friend and supporter honored for philanthropy. (Winter 2003, p. 6) Jim Howlett honored for outstanding volunteerism at Annual National Philanthropy Day events in Detroit.
New head women's basketball coach. (Winter 2003, p. 7) Eileen Shea-Hilliard hired as new coach.
2002 Hall of Honor inductees. (Winter 2003, p. 7) Five athletes, two teams and a coach have names added to OU's Athletics Lepley Hall of Honor.
Fall sports tally: five more championships. (Winter 2003, p. 7) Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Cross Country and Volleyball.
A dream cut short, by Ann Ruppenthal. p. 8-9) Becky Francis resigns as OU women's basketball coach due to health.
History comes alive. (Winter 2003, p. 10) David McCullough to present the Inaugural Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities, "First principles: history as a source of strength."
Violin virtuoso, by Cathleen Hagan. (Winter 2003, p. 11) Regina Carter ('85) - jazz takes MTD grad across the globe.
Stroke of genius, by Maggie Boleyn. (Winter 2003, p. 12-13) Michael Chopp's (Physics and Health Sciences) acclaimed bone marrow research may help stroke victims.
Driving while black, by Natasha Vanover ('00). (Winter 2003, p. 14-17) OU researcher, Jay Meehan (Sociology) and his research team, shed new light on racial profiling.
Balancing GPAs and RBIs, by Jeff Samoray & Liz Lent. (Winter 2003, p. 18-19) Megan Pilar and other OU student athletes strive for academic and athletic excellence.
Lean on me, by Mary E. Iorio. (Winter 2003, p. 20-21) Chrysler executive Dennis Pawley's ('82) $1 million gift supports "lean thinking" at OU, melding technology, business and human resources.
Reaching back, moving forward, by Mary E. Iorio. (Winter 2003, p. 22-23) OU AmericCorps student Lenwood Compton volunteers in community.
Cranes, brick, glass, concrete, by Liz Lent. (Winter 2003, p. 24-25) New buildings and additions to campus; Education Building, Parking garage, University Student Apartments, Oakland Center expansion.
"A" for Appleton, by Jeff Samoray. (Winter 2003, p. 26-27) Profile of Sheldon Appleton (Political Science), OU Distinguished Professor.
OUAA Board open call for nominations. (Winter 2003, p. 28)  
OU alum, diplomat shares insight into work abroad. (Winter 2003, p. 28) Michael Michalak ('74) talks about a career in the Foreign Service.
New President's Club category for OU graduates. (Winter 2003, p. 28) Alumni "Associate" membership to be offered.
Alumni membership has its privileges. (Winter 2003, p. 29) Katke Golf Program, Legacy Scholarships, Save at Borders Appreciation weekend.
Association seeking nominations for Alumni Awards Banquet. (Winter 2003, p. 29)  
Far flung Grizzly getaways take alumni to Italy, Austria, Tibet. . (Winter 2003, p. 30)  
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Winter 2003, p. 32 College hosts Dickens Conference; English Department's Far Field awarded MCACA grant.
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Winter 2003, p. 32) International programs grow; Small business development center launched.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Winter 2003, p. 32) Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering now offered; NSF grant encourages women in engineering.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services]  Winter 2003, p. 33) Wiggins to expand outreach efforts.
SHS [School of Heath Sciences] (Winter 2003, p. 33) School delivers cutting-edge wellness program.
SON [School of Nursing] (Winter 2003, p. 33) School of Nursing earns re-accreditation.
HC [Honors College]. (Winter 2003, p. 33) Friday Forums keep debates alive.
OU moment. (Winter 2003, p. 40) Backstage preparations for MTD performance.
   

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Summer 2003 Issue

Cover: Sumeera Younis; Caption: The Middle East - a student, soldiers, scholars share three views.
Graduate nurse anesthesia program among top six in nation. (Summer 2003, p. 3) U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Graduate School Programs cites OU's Beaumont Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia.
Selfless students receive Keeper of the Dream Awards. (Summer 2003, p. 3) Crystal Wilkerson, Crystal Allen, Steven Townsend, Sumeera Younis win awards.
Actors "break a leg" to help future physical therapists. (Summer 2003, p. 3) OU acting students serve as volunteer patients for physical therapists in training.
OUTV wins national awards. (Summer 2003, p. 3) OUTV Channel 74 awards include two Telly Awards and three Communicator awards
OU faculty take democracy to Russia. (Summer 2003, p. 4) Shea Howell (Communication), Mike Lewis (Journalism), Bernard Brock, led seminars at the Novosibirsk School for a Civil Society in Siberia.
Grant supports eye research. (Summer 2003, p. 4) National Eye Institute grants $1.1 million for Vision Research Infrastructure Development.
Political Science professor named ACE Fellow.(Summer 2003, p. 4) Dale Nesbary (Political Science) one of just 37 fellows selected this year by the American Council of Education.
OU's "Cupid Girl" lovers her CBS reality gig. (Summer 2003, p. 5) Lisa Shannon ('99) to appear in reality TV program, Cupid.
State budget crisis affects higher education funding. (Summer 2003, p. 5) Spending reductions, tuition raises follow state reductions in higher education support.
Camps cure summertime blues. (Summer 2003, p. 6) OU's summer camps for children.
Enhanced OUAA Web site offers more information. (Summer 2003, p. 6)  
Visit OU's campus online. (Summer 2003, p. 6) New web site provides tour of campus.
New President's Club category encourages alumni giving. (Summer 2003, p. 7) President's Club Alumni Associate Membership designed to encourage alumni participation.
Faculty, staff, retirees give back in a big way. (Summer 2003, p. 7) The 2002 All-University Fund Drive raised 39% more than last year.
Engineering students abuzz about Prosig software donation. (Summer 2003, p. 7) Prosig USA Inc. gives 16 software licenses for signal processing program.
Gift puts dancers on their toes. (Summer 2003, p. 7) Irving and Audrey Rose donate to OU's dance program in honor of Carol Halsted.
Helms shoots, Helms scores. (Summer 2003, p. 8) Mike Helms finished 3d in the nation in scoring among NCAA division I players.
Winter and spring seasons strong for OU. (Summer 2003, p. 8) Sports updates.
Off the block. (Summer 2003, p. 8) Olympic hopes for sophomore Chris Sullivan.
Club hockey and lacrosse make it to nationals. (Summer 2003, p. 8)  
Title IX, by Joanne C. Gerstner ('93) Womens' athletics and women athletes at Oakland; gender equity milestones.
Of the people, by the people, for the people, by Liz Lent. (Summer 2003, p. 12-14) Pulitzer Prize winning historian, David McCullough speaks on campus
The gift of big ideas. (Summer 2003, p. 14) Gretchen and Ed Adler endow the Distinguished Chair in the Humanities.
Middle East: soldiers view, by Mary E. Iorio. (Summer 2003, p. 16-17) U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Talley, one-time OU undergraduate, serving as embedded reporter in Iraq.
OU fighter pilot called to duty. (Summer 2003, p. 17)  
Middle East: student view, by Mary E. Iorio. (Summer 2003, p. 18-19) Sumeera Younis, Pakistani-American, talks about her life, the war and her efforts to bring understanding.
Middle East: scholars' view, by Liz Lent. (Summer 2003, p. 20-21) Experts in Middle East History and American foreign policy comment on the war; Peter Trumbore (Political Science), Vince Khapoya (Political Science), Mark Metzler (History), Don Matthews (History).
AIDS: Please don't forget about us, by Jeff Samoray ('90) (Summer 2003, p. 22-23) OU student, Robert Hillman, works to fight spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa.
AIDS study: senior citizens not immune. (Summer 2003, p. 23) Frances Jackson (Nursing) conducts research risk study on AIDS and individuals 50 and older.
Casting a spell, by Jeff Samoray ('90) (Summer 2003, p. 24-25) Profile of Ron Cramer (Education), reading professor.
A nose for business, by Sharon Gittleman. (Summer 2003, p. 26-27) OU MBA students make clowns of themselves to help area non-profits, help with marketing schemes.
One breath at at time, by Mary E. Iorio. (Summer 2003, p. 28-29) Former all-American OU diver, Jack Parker ('72) works to provide better conditions for miners.
Alumni Awards Banquet honors people who make a difference. (Summer 2003, p. 30) Nominations being solicited for alumni awards.
Swing into fall with annual golf outing. (Summer 2003, p. 30) Outing set for Sept. 15 on the Sharf course.
Cosi Family Day satisfies appetites for food and fun. (Summer 2003, p. 30) Pre-game reception, sponsored by Cosi, held at Recreation Center for alumni association members and President's Club members and families.
Charter Class Reunion to celebrate Oakland's history. (Summer 2003, p. 31) 40th Reunion Weekend Celebration to be held Oct. 3-5.
Mentoring program connecting alumni and students gets high-tech upgrade. (Summer 2003, p. 31) Online database, Connecting Alumni and Students Together (CAST).
Grizzly Getaways offer cultural opportunities for alumni. (Summer 2003, p. 31) Travel options through Alumni Association tours.
Black Alumni Chapter begins anew. (Summer 2003, p. 32)  
Soccer stadium scores big with OUAA gift. (Summer 2003, p. 32) OU Alumni Association provides support for a state of the art scoreboard for the proposed new soccer stadium.
The OUAA-Legacy Scholarship. (Summer 2003, p. 32) Available to children or grandchildren of OU alumni.
Meadow Brook Hall Out of the Closet Tour. (Summer 2003, p. 33) Advertisement for new docent guided tour of Meadow Brook Hall.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Summer 2003, p. 34) Celebrating outstanding students--Dennis O'Connor awarded Alfred G. Wilson Award, Ashley McGhee awarded Matilda R. Wilson Award, Ashli Bobo awarded Human Relations Award; Great Expectations - Dickens Society Symposium
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Summer 2003, p. 34) OU students host high school entrepreneurs.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Summer 2003, p. 34) Kheir retires after 15 years as chair.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Summer 2003, p. 34-35) Supporting immigrant parents; International Women's Convocation.
SHE [School of Health Sciences] (Summer 2003, p. 35) Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute closes; Safety first.
SON [School of Nursing] (Summer 2003, p. 35) OU offers certificate in Nursing Education; New fact at the School of Nursing, Dean Linda Thompson.
HC [Honors College] (Summer 2003, p. 35) Challenging OU's top students.
Deaths. (Summer 2003, p. 41) Louis Pirochta ('64), John Wesley Smith ('71), Shirley Durnbaugh ('75), Wilma Garcia ('73, '75) (Rhetoric), Roger P. Miller ('76), Claudia M. Patterson ('78), Nick Chiapetta ('90), Donald Swain ('02)
Oakland University Donor Honor Roll 2002. (Summer 2003, p. 43-79) OU donors in 2002.
OU moment. (Summer 2003, p. 80) Corey Gross, senior Art History major, polishes a Russian tea set in preparation for an exhibit of Russian icons and metalwork.
   

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Cover: OU freshmen; Caption: The more things change . . .
Varner Vitality Seminar series. (Fall 2003, p. 4) Craig Venter (Center for the Advancement of Genomics) opens seminar series.
Oakland Center expands to meet student needs. (Fall 2003, p. 4) Oakland Center expansion dedicated on Sept. 19.
Publications recognize OU nationally. (Fall 2003, p. 4)  
OU offers new academic programs. (Fall 2003, p. 5) MA in Liberal Studies, MS in Adult /gerontological Nurse Practitioner, MS in Nursing Education, BA in Studio Art.
OU and City of Rochester announce partnership. (Fall 2003, p. 5) Partnership for future business and academic ventures.
New International Education Office established. (Fall 2003, p. 5) New office established, directed by Margaret Pigott.
Meadow Brook Theatre under new leadership. (Fall 2003, p. 6) Nonprofit Meadow Brook Theatre Ensemble assumes management of Theatre.
Nursing student completes Mayo Clinic externship. (Fall 2003, p. 6) Jeri Raab, senior nursing management, works at Mayo Clinic.
Students to receive tuition increase rollback. (Fall 2003, p. 6)  
Daily news about OU at your fingertips. (Fall 2003, p. 7) OU News web site.
Capture Golden Grizzlies excitement. (Fall 2003, p. 7) OU's redesigned Athletics web site.
CAS and SBA update online image. (Fall 2003, p. 7) New enhanced web sites for the College and School of Business Administration.
Connect with Oakland University with online giving. (Fall 2003, p. 8) Secure gifts now possible through the university's "give to OU" web site.
Endowment is passport to global experience. (Fall 2003, p. 8) The William Goldenberg and Enid Bienstock International Student Endowment to assist students wanting to study abroad.
Preserving precious memories. (Fall 2003, p. 8) Charter Challenge Endowment Fund established to properly archive and preserve OU historical records.
Fall wrap ups. (Fall 2003, p. 10) Sports news: golf, tennis.
Winter previous. (Fall 2003, p. 10) Sports news: swimming, diving, basketball.
OU athletes also successful scholars. (Fall 2003, p. 10) 57 OU student athletes names to 2003 Academic All Conference team.
Rzepka named male scholar-athlete of the year. (Fall 2003, p. 10) Ryan Rzepka wins prestigious honor.
Dance team. (Fall 2003, . 10) OU dance team places in competitions.
The poetry of teaching, by Jeff Samoray ('90). (Fall 2003, p. 12-13) Profile of Jane Eberwein (English), Distinguished Professor.
Then & now. (Fall 2003, p. 14) Comparative statistics on OU in 1959 and 2003.
Banking on a solid foundation, by Lori Eaton. (Fall 2003, p. 15) Michael Vallee ('63), former president and CEO of Fidelity Bank, gives back to the community as a volunteer.
Winning the game of life, by Rebecca Lynn Wyatt ('03). (Fall 2003, p. 16-17 Elaine Henshon ('63) designed electronic games, influenced women in engineering.
1959 vs. 2003. (Fall 2003, p. 17) Hottest trends, 1959 and 2003.
Seeing the world through new eyes, by Elizabeth A. Katz ('95) (Fall 2003, p. 18-19) Mary Sloan ('63), special education teacher, mission trips for international eye care.
1959 vs. 2003. (Fall 2003, p. 18)  
The new freshmen, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2003, p. 20-21) Profile of today's freshmen class.
Take her advice, by Karla K. Dorweiler. (Fall 2003, p. 22-23) Bobbie Baker ('86) counsels couples, families and individuals to lead happier, healthier lives.
Rx for a good relationship. (Fall 2003, p. 23) Terri Orbuch (Sociology) as the "Love Doctor" on WNIC 100.3 FM's Breakfast Club program. 7
Taking stock, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2003, p. 24-25) Balaji Rajagopolan (Business) examines how chat rooms influence investor decisions.
Safety net, by Flori Meeks ('88). (Fall 2003, p. 26-27) OU's Industrial Health and Safety program graduates help keep workers safe.
Easing the aging process, by Elizabeth A. Katz ('95). (Fall 2003, p. 28-29) The new Adult / Gerontological Nurse Practitioner program offered by the School of Nursing helps ensure quality of life for elderly.
Bringing new chairs to the table, by Elizabeth Katz. (Fall 2003, p. 29) Endowed chairs enhance OU programs; Margaret Allesee- chair in geriatric and rehabilitation nursing; Barry Klein ('68) chair in culture and globalization; also Barry M. Klein Endowed Scholarship benefiting Honors College students.
Holding court, by Joanne C. Gerstner ('93) (Fall 2003, p. 230-31) Brian Gregory ('90) takes charge as the University of Dayton's new head coach.
An evening with Regina Carter at the Max. (Fall 2003, p. 32) Alumni outing planned to hear Regina Carter ('85).
Cheer the Grizzlies to victory. (Fall 2003, p. 32) Basketball Family Fun Day planned for Feb. 29, 2004.
Emerald Isle shimmered for OUAA adventurers. (Fall 2003, p. 33) OU Alumni Association sponsored tour of Ireland.
Live la dolce vida. (Fall 2003, p. 33) OU Alumni Association planned excursion to Rome, Italy.
Alumni Association and the President's Club golfers hit the links. (Fall 2003, p. 33) 2003 Golf Classic held at OU's Sharf Golf Course.
Alumni Awards Banquet, 2003. (Fall 2003, p. 34) Award recipients: Dennis K. Pawley ('82)- Distinguished Alumni Service Award; George W. Jackson ('75) - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Monica E. Emerson ('71)& John (Jack) E. Parker ('72) - Odyssey Award; Barry M. Klein ('68) - Spirit Award; R. Hugh and Nancy E. Elliott, Patrick Nicosia - Honorary Alumnus/a Award.
Swimmer sets her sights on 2004 Paralympics. (Fall 2003, p. 34) Cheryl Angelelli ('93) hopes to compete in 2004 Athens Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games.
Those who made history. . . OURS, by Liz Lent. (Fall 2003, p. 36-40) Charter Class members return to campus with 40 years of memories.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Fall 2003, p. 38 Volunteer's enthusiasm spreads to others (Steven Samet); Assistant professor earns one of dance world's top honors (Laurie Eisenhower)
SBA (School of Business Administration] (Fall 2003, p. 38 EMBA targets health care providers.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Fall 2003, p. 38) Grants help SECS research take flight (Daniel Aloi); Research program opens eyes (UNCORE: Undergraduate Computer Research Program)
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Fall 2003, p. 38-39) Lowry Center receives new award; Volunteers honored for dedication to outreach program (Opal Redman, Bill Richardson)
SHS [School of Health Sciences] (Fall 2003, p. 39) Dean Olson retiring.
SON [School of Nursing] (Fall 2003, p. 39) Nursing professor to direct health department (Anahid Kulwicki)
HC [Honors College] (Fall 2003, p. 39) College may introduce visiting scholar program.
Deaths. (Fall 2003, p. 47) Mary Balousek ('87), Joanne Bart ('73), Judith Berk ('81), Carolyn Oakes Broeri ('69), Larry Davis ('75), Joan De Francesco ('77), Gayle Fountain ('77), Lorraine Frazho ('80), Geraldine Konesny ('77), Shirley Lane ('75), Francine Langeland ('03), Carol Ann Mickiewicz ('89), Shane Millner ('96), Danny Thorpe ('74)
OU moment, by Ted Montgomery. (Fall 2003, p. 48) Photo of two scientists from an MSU-O brochure circa 1959
   

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Cover: Carlotta and Dennis Pawley; Caption: A legacy of giving.
Cooley dedicates law library on OU campus. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 4) Thomas M. Cooley Law Library dedicated on Nov. 3.
Accolades for OU faculty. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 4) Robert Eberwein (English) and Michael Chopp (Physics) named Distinguished Professors.
Upward Bound director receives honors. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 4) Geraldine Graham awarded Council of Opportunity in Education 2003 Board Chair Award.
South Beach Diet doctor speaks at OU. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 5) Arthur Agatston a keynote speaker at the national Congress on Pre-Symptom Medicine held at OU.
OUTAS program earns statewide recognition. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 5) Oakland University Trustees Academic Success program recognized by the Michigan Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers.
OU to host star-studded Ryder Cup event. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 5)  
MALS program launches annual trip abroad. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 6) Master of Arts in Liberal Studies students travel to London.
Wilson Fund bestows $7 million for MBH. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 6) Matilda R. Wilson Fund gift to restore and repair Meadow Brook Hall.
OU programs in Macomb county. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 6) New bachelors and masters program at Macomb's University Center.
Giving the gift of opportunity. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 7) Henry Baskin gift to provide scholarships to children of single parent families.
Downings give to inspire others. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 7) Jane and David Downing Distinguished Programs Endowment to support programs and provide seed money for new initiatives.
Families and children to benefit from autism grant. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 7) Grant for Jack's Place for Autism.
The scoreboard. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 8-9) Sports news.
Forty student athletes named academic all-conference. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 9)  
OU to host NCAA Tournament games in 2006. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 9) OU host games to be played at the Palace of Auburn Hills in March.
A legacy of giving, by Liz Lent. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 10-12) Profile of Dennis and Carlotta Pawley.
Founders' Day celebrates university, Pawley gift. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 12) April 15, 2004 Founders Day.
History comes alive. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 13) Advertisement for second annual Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities, featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin.

The classroom is just the beginning: examined lives, by Liz Lent. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 14-15)

Research activities of OU faculty, students and alumni.
Professor seeks clean water supply: protecting an essential resource, by Tom Schram. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 16) Linda Schweitzer (Chemistry)
Early discoveries in the lab: OU experience helps biologist find his calling, by Jeff Samoray ('90) (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 17) Jeffrey Hansen ('80), DNA researcher.
The science of a safe homeland: studying forensics in DC, by Karla K. Dorweiler. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 18) Jennifer Froelich (OU chemistry major)
Out of this world research: making the universe her palette, by Karla K. Dorweiler. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 19) Aiyesha Ma (Computer science graduate student)
The world around him, by Jeff Samoray ('90) (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 20-21) Paul Tomboulian (Chemistry)--environmentalist continues to cultivate earth conscious minds.
Wheels in motion: four alumni drive opportunities for Detroit, by Tom Schram. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 22-23) Ed Bagale ('68), Karen Batchelor ('80), Bill Connellan ('67), George Jackson ('76)
Grizzlies conquer at Nationals, by Marcus Popiolek. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 24-25) OU men's hockey club wins championship.
Women's hockey team comes from behind for the win. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 25) OU women's hockey club wins championship.

OU's biggest FANs. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 26)

FANs (Future Alumni Network) students involved in service projects.
Scholarships recognize achievement and nurture progress. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 26) Names of scholarship recipients.
Be proud of OU. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 27) OU Alumni Association membership benefits.
Volunteer opportunities about for alumni. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 27)  
Alumni Awards shine spotlight on the extraordinary. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 28) Call for nominations.
New chapters spread OU's good news. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 28) Black Alumni Chapter restarted.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) Political pundits and presidential power; Student studies at prestigious Brookings Institute (Robert Hillman)
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) SBA pursues re-accreditation; Professor designs statistical software (David Doane)
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) Secretary of Navy receives honorary degree. (Gordon England)
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) Special education students come to college; Autism certification available.
SHS [ School of Health Sciences] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) IHS to change name, offer new program.
SON [School of Nursing] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) Exceptional nurses honored with Nightingale Awards.
HC [Honors College] (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 34) Honors class takes research questions to Britain.
Donor Honor Roll 2003. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 37-71) OU donors in 2003.
OU moment. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 72) Dick Goody, director of the Meadow Brook Art Gallery which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year.
Deaths. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 33) Lois Brookshire ('97), Ayad Dokho ('86), Michael Gulu III ('78), James Hays ('69), Lori Ann Macauley ('82), Frank Rozmus ('76), Steven Sandlin ('00)
   

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Fall 2004 Issue

Cover: Meadow Brook Hall entrance; Caption: Timeless treasure - Meadow Brook Hall at 75.
Michigan senator receives honorary degree. (Fall 2004, p. 2) Carl Levin receives honorary degree.
One door closes, another opens. (Fall 2004, p. 2) AmeriCorps program ends after 10 years.
Chinese ambassador speaks at OU. (Fall 2004, p. 2) Yang Jiechi visited OU for the 10th annual Ambassador Woodcock Legacy Seminar.
Job prospects improving for OU grads. (Fall 2004, p. 2) Recent survey shows 92% of grads find employment.
Holiday walk at the Hall. (Fall 2004, p. 3) Announcement of annual walk at Meadow Brook Hall.
Community partnerships enrich student lives. (Fall 2004, p. 3) New partnership initiatives with the City of Rochester.
First-ever nursing conference a hit. (Fall 2004, p. 3) Research symposium sponsored by the School of Nursing and Beaumont Hospitals.
Hightower appointed dean of SHS. (Fall 2004, p. 3) Ken Hightower appointed dean of the School of Health Sciences.
Crittenton brings new technology, training to OU. (Fall 2004, p. 4) Gift to equip new state-of-the-art Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Nursing Skills Laboratory.
Students get inside track on powertrain technology. (Fall 2004, p.4) Gift from GM Powertrain for Applied Information Technology Experience program.
Nicholsons give Honors College the edge. (Fall 2004, p. 4) Nicholson's fund the Jim and Ann Nicholson Faculty Initiative Fund to support Honors College.
Gift supports autism program. (Fall 2004, p. 4) Donation from Jim and Lisa Price, co-founders of Jack's Place for Autism, to develop programs for the center.
Remembering years of dedicated service. (Fall 2004, p. 5) Board members retiring: Henry Price, Eddie Munson, James A. Sharp, Ralph W. Babb, Jr.
OUF welcomes incoming members. (Fall 2004, p. 5) H. Jeffrey Dobbs, Daniel Medow, Michael Klieman, Dale Greene.
UGS grant opens new doors for SECS students. (Fall 2004, p. 5) Recent software grant from UGS.
Sports: The scoreboard. (Fall 2004, p. 6) Sports news: golf, baseball.
Sports: The round up. (Fall 2004, p. 6) Student (Jack Huczek) finishes second in professional tour; Hockey club to host national tournament; Student archer (Chris Glass) hits the mark; Grades, scoring lead basketball player (Jayme Wilson) to state honor; Academic achievers.
At long last... love?, by Brian Murphy. (Fall 2004, p. 8) Essay by Brian Murphy (English) who retired this summer after 35 years of teaching at OU.
Lights, camera, vision, by Tim Moran. (Fall 2004, p. 10-11) Profile of Robert Eberwein (English).
Voices of hope, promise and opportunity, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall 2004, p. 12-13) Mexican President, Vicente Fox, visits OU.
Scholarship honors President Fox, Mexico. (Fall 2004, p. 13) Vicente Fox Quesada Endowed Scholarship Fund established.
Ryder Cup week at Oakland University. (Fall 2004, p. 14-15) Golf clinics with Tiger Woods; PGA Ryder Cup Champions Invitational outing.
War's saving graces, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall 2004, p. 16-17) Duty calls skilled surgeon, Dr. Lisa Flynn ('89), to sandstorms of Iraq.
All revved up!, by marcus Popiolek. (Fall 2004, p. 18-19) Engineering students design and build racecar for Society of Automotive Engineers competition.
Timeless treasure. (Fall 2004, p. 20-27) Profile of Meadow Brook Hall at 75 yrs.
South Beach diet doctor headlines at OU, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall 2004, p. 28-29) OU Congress on Pre-symptom Medicine brings together leading experts including Dr. Arthur Agatston.
Honoring the work of Robert Atkins. (Fall 2004, p. 29) The late Dr. Robert Atkins awarded the National Pre-Symptom Medicine Impact Award.
Hoops abroad, by David Driver. (Fall 2004, p. 30-31) OU basketball players signing with professional teams in other countries; Brad Buddenborg; Eric Taylor, Katie Wolfe.
Still going strong, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2004, p. 32-33) African American alumni group keeps connecting after 21 years.
Carville and Matalin on campus. (Fall 2004, p. 34) James Carville and Mary Matalin spoke at OU on Sept. 29.
An "arty" opening night. (Fall 2004, p. 34) Meadow Brook Theatre and Meadow Brook Art Gallery offerings.
Alumni Awards Banquet celebrates excellence. (Fall 2004, p. 34) Marianne Fey Miller ('80) - Distinguished Alumni Service Award; Jeffrey Hansen ('80) - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Christy Hicks ('97) & Staci Ross Carr ('96) - Odyssey Award; Gary Brancaleone ('82) & Beth Benson ('81) - Spirit Award; Carl F. Barnes, Jr. & George Preisinger - Honorary Alumni Award.
New faces for OUAA Board. (Fall 2004, p. 35) Joseph Gardella Jr. ('77), Garry Gilbert ('95, '02), Joanna Goodwin ('85)
A dream of adventure fulfilled. (Fall 2004, p. 35) Leo Bowman ('76) runs with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
Travel in style with OUAA. (Fall 2004, p. 35) Vienna, China, Italy trips being planned.
Students show Grizzly pride and save. (Fall 2004, p. 36) Local business to offer discounts.
Shopping for a good cause. (Fall 2004, p. 36) Parisian department stores sponsor Celebrate Oakland University Day with discounts.
Calling all Macomb County graduates. (Fall 2004, p. 36) Reunion planned.
Trip of a lifetime. (Fall 2004, p. 36) OUAA China trip led by Richard Stamps (Anthropology)
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Fall 2004, p. 38) Studio art graduates exhibit work at MBAG; OU celebrates the power of the presidency.
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Fall 2004, p. 38) New interim dean (John Tower) appointed.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Fall 2004, p. 38) Faculty and student invent system for 'bionic nose'.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Fall 2004, p. 39) Recognizing visionary leadership (Harry Hahn)
SHS [School of Health Sciences] (Fall 2004, p. 39) New advisory board created; Boost your spirits on Health Spirit Day.
SON [School of Nursing] (Fall 2004, p. 39 SON expands program choices.
HC [Honors College] (Fall 2004, p. 39) Director honored as 'diversity champion.'
Deaths. (Fall 2004, p. 47) Patrick J. Brennan ('71), George Herman Casenhiser ('85), Eva Collier (;72), LuVerne M. Geizer ('72), Karen A. Geletka Hancock ('78), Kathryn. A. Johnston ('92)
   

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Spring 2005 Issue

Cover: OU Sail; Caption: Innovation and opportunity - the Campaign for Oakland University
President Russi speaks at Detroit Economic Club. (Spring 2005, p. 2) State of the Public Universities address on Nov. 8.
New VP for Finance and Administration. (Spring 2005, p. 2) John Beaghan joins OU administration.
Athletics programs make the grade. (Spring 2005, p. 2) NCAA Division I certification process successfully completed by OU.
Serving in Iraq, remembering home. (Spring 2005, p. 2) Phillip Willis (Education) serves in Iraq.
Remembering holocaust survivors and heroes. (Spring 2005, p. 3) Series of events paying tribute to survivors and heroes of the holocaust.
Exhibit promotes peace and understanding. (Spring 2005, p. 3) Pawley Hall hosts exhibit, Hello, Dear Enemy, Books on Tolerance and Peace.
OU, OCC partner for nursing program. (Spring 2005, p. 3) New agreement to provide OU's Registered Nurse to Master of Science Clinical Nurse Specialist program at OCC Highland Lakes.
Coretta Scott King keynotes at Keeper of the Dream banquet. (Spring 2005, p. 4)  
A stroll downtown. (Spring 2005, p. 4) OU participates in Rochester events.
OU students take advantage of MCC partnership. (Spring 2005, p. 4) Students can now earn an Oakland University degree at the Macomb Community College University Center.
Work under way at Meadow Brook Hall. (Spring 2005, p. 5) Repairs and restoration activities.
School partners with WSU on new pharmacy program. (Spring 2005, p. 5) OU pre-pharmacy program prepares students for transition into PharmD program at Wayne State University.
Cyber link to the links. (Spring 2005, p. 6) Golf and Learning Center web site full of information about OU's two courses.
Frank Giblin named Eye Institute director. (Spring 2005, p. 6)  
Oakland enrollment still on the rise. (Spring 2005, p. 6) Enrollment for fall 2004 reached 16,902.
New dean for School of Business Administration. (Spring 2005, p. 6) Jonathan Silberman named dean.
Helping tomorrow's business leaders - today. (Spring 2005, p. 7) School of Business Administration's Entrepreneurship Institute receives gift from Comerica's Charitable Foundation.
From speakers to students: Macomb Town Hall endowment. (Spring 2005, p. 7) Gladys McLean family to augment Macomb Town Hall support for OU scholarships.
Patton gift is a "birthday present" to future students. (Spring 2005, p. 7) Ralph and Elizabeth ('76) Patton establish scholarship fund for non traditional students.
Sports. (Spring 2005, p. 8) Sports news: swimming/diving; soccer; cross country; volleyball, OU lacrosse club team ranked tenth in nation; hockey.
Special supplement to OU magazine.(Spring 2005, [8 p.] Photos and press coverage as Oakland University men's basketball team competes in its first Division I NCAA tournament.
Falling in love again...it's never too late, by Joanne Wagerson ('87, '00) (Spring 2005, p. 10) Essay by OU alumna on teaching.
A game of chance, by Tom Schram. (Spring 2005, p. 12-13) OU coach, Pete Hovland, helps swimmer Chris Zoltak, find the right stroke.
Neuro hero, by Mark Nowlin. (Spring 2005, p. 14-15) Profile of Michael Chopp (Physics), Distinguished Professor.
A healthy idea, by Tom Schram. (Spring 2005, p. 16-17) Nursing scholarships help students; Angela Moody, Vanessa Page and Meghan Ferdon.
Innovation and opportunity: the Campaign for Oakland University, by Gary D. Russi. (Spring 2005, p. 19-26) Introductory essay -- the Capital Campaign special section.
Getting and giving. (Spring 2005, p. 20) Lisa Westfall Dillon, recipient of the Oakland University Trustee Academic Success Scholarship (OUTAS)
R. Hugh Elliott. (Spring 2005, p. 21) Elliotts' support for OU.
Scholarship investment pays big dividends. (Spring 2005, p. 22-23) Scholarships help student Matt MacLeod.
Barry M. Klein. (Spring 2005, p. 23) Klein's ('68) support for OU.
Leap of faith; scholarship puts dancer's dream in motion. (Spring 2005, p. 24-25) Lily Sloan ('04), student dancer and choreographer, wins Undergraduate Scholar Research Grant.
Dennis Pawley. (Spring 2005, p. 25) Pawley's ('82) support for OU.
Scholarship shifts personally driven student into high gear. (Spring 2005, p. 26-27) Tole Kolicaj wins Christine and Ivan Wilcox Endowed Merit Scholarship.
Richard Burke.(Spring 2005, p. 27) Burke, a charter faculty member, establishes the Richard Burke Visiting Scholar in Religion, Philosophy and Society fund.
New beginnings are their specialty, by Tim Moran. (Spring 2005, p. 28-31) School of Education and Human Services provides hours of community service, advising, counseling, reading intervention.
Career counseling; a powerful alliance for change. (Spring 2005, p. 29) OU Career Counseling Center.
A reading success story. (Spring 2005, p. 30) Ron Cramer's Reading Clinic.
Living with autism. (Spring 2005, p. 31) OU's Jack's Place for Autism provides support to families and children.
From east to west with the OUAA. (Spring 2005, p. 32) Alumni Association sponsored trips: An unforgettable journey (China), No lederhosen required (Switzerland), Relax on the Rivera (Italy)
Looking for Grizzly news? Check your e-mail inbox. (Spring 2005, p. 32)  
E-mail us and win a Harry & David gift basket once a month for a year! (Spring 2005, p.32) Alumni Association offer to help alumni stay connected with OU
An evening with Neeme Jarvi. (Spring 2005, p. 33) Alumni Association sponsored dinner reception and concert.
Slam dunk for a day of family fun. (Spring 2005, p. 33) Third annual OUAA and PClub Family Fun Day with the Harlem Globetrotters.
New assistant director joins OUAA staff. (Spring 2005, p. 33) Erin Czelada.
Hit the greens at annual golf outing. (Spring 2005, p. 33)  
It's time to nominate your fellow alumni. (Spring 2005, p. 35) Nominations for alumni awards being accepted.
From prose to popcorn. (Spring 2005, p. 35) Alumni Association Literature to Film Book Club, led by Anne Switzer (Kresge Library)
Take a spin around the world at Meadow Brook Theatre. (Spring 2005, p. 35) Broadway highlights in The World Goes Around
Excursions on two wheels. (Spring 2005, p. 35) Alumni Association coordinating summer bike rides.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Spring 2005, p. 36) New fund for global learning; Preserving Meadow Brook Art Gallery's collection.
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Spring 2005, p. 36) Endowment champions talent, technology advances; Igniting the entrepreneurial spirit.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Spring 2005, p. 36-37) New board members appointed; Research on review.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Spring 2005, p. 37) Endowment for special needs students.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] (Spring 2005, p. 37) New program eases neurological recovery.
SON [ School of Nursing] (Spring 2005, p. 37) School of Nursing turns 30.
HC [Honors College] (Spring 2005, p. 37) Learning from afar.
Deaths. (Spring 2005, p. 42 Martaret (Arnett) Bender 9"83), Ken Bisdorf ('81), Eva Flossie (Anderson) Collier ('72) Joy Lynn Carroll ('90), Kenneth E. Ethridge ('78), LuVerne M. Geizer ('72), Janet Ann Herman ('87), Thomas J. Meier ('96), Judith (Mayer) Schneider ('76), Celia A. Szczesny ('80)
Donor Honor Roll 2004. (Spring 2005, p. 45-79)  
OU moment. (Spring 2005, p. 80) Sheldon ('Shelly") Appleton (Political Science) retires.
   

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Fall 2005 Issue
Cover: Mel Drumm ('80); Caption: The wonder of it all! Alumnus puts science at your fingertips.
SBA receives AACSB re-accreditation. (Fall 2005, p. 2) Business and accounting programs re-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Hands down: OU's hometown a winner. (Fall 2005, p. 4) Rochester named in top 100 cities in which to live by Money Magazine.
New look for South Foundation Hall. (Fall 2005, p. 4) Major renovations made to first floor of South Foundation Hall.
Detroit Piston's Dance Team, Automation, includes OU students, alumni. (Fall 2005, p. 5)  
OU, St. John Providence partner to increase nursing grads. (Fall 2005, p. 5) Grant funding to provide accelerated curriculums at the baccalaureate and masters levels to increase numbers of nurses.
Saving Matilda's greenhouse - efforts lauded by city. (Fall 2005, p. 5) Meadow Brook Hall Greenhouse restoration honored with an Earl Borden Award by the City of Rochester Hills.
Undergrads present research during Meeting of the Minds. (Fall 2005, p. 6) Students participate in 13th annual Meeting of the Minds Undergraduate Conference held at OU.
OU selected to receive Merck award. (Fall 2005, p. 6) Undergraduate Science Research Program Award given to Oakland by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
OSH program receives prestigious accreditation. (Fall 2005, p. 6) OU's Occupational Safety and Health Program accredited.
Center helps bridge the digital divide. (Fall 2005, p. 6) New Student Technology Center opens in Oakland Center to provide students with computing and technology assistance.
OU and Macomb Community College launch partnership. (Fall 2005, p. 7) OU at Macomb to provide dual degree program.
Vandenberg Dining Center gets new flavor. (Fall 2005, p. 7) Renovated dining center and new dining options.
OU opens its doors to hurricane victims. (Fall 2005, p. 7) OU offers scholarships to students affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Capital Campaign Kickoff 2005 Gala. (Fall 2005, p. 8) Photos from the event.
Visionary gift establishes writing center. (Fall 2005, p. 8) Joan Rosen (Rhetoric) and her husband Robert Rosen provide funds for the Joan Rosen Writing Laboratory in Kresge Library.
New scholarships helps local students. (Fall 2005, p. 9) Dr. Donald Golden establishes the Donald and Norma Golden Family Foundation Scholarship for freshmen or transfer students.
Jack's Place at Oakland continues to grow. (Fall 2005, p. 9) Jack's Place for Autism Foundation provides funding for resources and services.
Scholarship and the messiness of things, by Jude V. Nixon (English, Honors College) (Fall 2005, p. 10) Professor's research in London is affected by July 7 London bombing episode.
Sports. (Fall 2005, p. 12-13) Lacrosse players earn All-American titles; Stuart claims Mid-Con golf title; Softball teams comes a long way back; Baseball players stand out despite season; OU student ranks second in the world in racquetball; OU adds track and field to sport line-up; Baseball team adds Dylan Putnam as head coach; Francis named head coach; Marshall makes the NBA.
The Grizz at the big dance: 2005 NCAA memories, by Greg Kampe. (Fall 2005, p. 14-15) Notes from Basketball Coach Kampe's log; comments from alumni and others.
Formula for success, by Alice Rhein. (Fall 2005, p. 16-17) Profile of Michael Sevilla (Chemistry), Distinguished Professor.
Getting where they are going, by Alice Rhein. (Fall 2005, p. 18-19) Disability Services focuses on helping disabled students on campus; David MacKinder ('01, '04), Adam Fuhrman ('04), Linda Sisson ('99)
Unlocking the mysteries of marriage: professor reveals the secrets of love, (Fall 2005, by Liz Lent. p. 20-21) Terri Orbuck (Sociology) researches successful relationships.
Wonder-full, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall 2005, p. 22-23) Profile of Mel Drumm ('80), director of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.
Seeing hidden clues in the first signs of arthritis, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2005, p. 24-25) Yang Xia (Physics) -research on high tech imaging for osteoarthritis.
Shedding light on the eye's DNA, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2005, p. 26-27) Ken Milton (Biomedical Sciences, Eye Research Institute) -research on retinal genes.
Genetic plant studies hold possibilities for mankind, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2005, p. 28-29) Sailesh Lal (Biological Sciences) - research on helitrons, jumping genes.
Mountains of OU data may hold clues to deadly syndrome, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2005, p. 30-31) Ken Hightower, (Health Sciences) uses data from the Meadow Brook Health Enhancement Institute as source material for the study of health issues.
Read the book, see the movie. (Fall 2005, p. 32) Film Book Club for OU Alumni Association members, led by Anne Switzer, Kresge Library.
Alumni fun in the summertime. (Fall 2005, p. 32) OUAA hosts Family Fun Day, July 23.
Alumni Awards Banquet recognized excellence. (Fall 2005, p. 33) Susan J. Evans ('88) - Distinguished Alumni Service Award; Dr. Charles E. McKenna ('66) - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Peter J. Lucindo ('83) & John Ganfield ('81) - Spirit Award; Wendy W. Lull ('74)- Odyssey Award; Roberta Bresette, Greg Kampe & John Tower - Honorary Alumni Awards.
A swing in support of scholarships. (Fall 2005, p. 33) OUAA/President's Club Golf Classic raises funds for student scholarships.
Scholarship fund breaks $1 million mark. (Fall 2005, p. 33)

Student scholarship winners.

 

Alumni cheer on Detroit Tigers at OU night. (Fall 2005, p. 35) OU Night at Comerica Park.
See the world with OUAA. (Fall 2005, p. 35) OUAA sponsored trips to Hong Kong, Austria.
Future is now with FANS. (Fall 2005, p. 35) Future Alumni Network (FANS) offers Student Discount card for local retailers.
Alumni and Legacy scholarships available. (Fall 2005, p. 35)  
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Fall 2005, p. 36) Good to be green. (environmental explorations with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Holmes Rolston)
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Fall 2005, p. 36) Supply side smarts.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Fall 2005, p. 36-37) Automotive giants, FAJRI leaders look for new technologies; Degrees focus on manufacturing.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Fall 2005, p. 37) A new master's option for working adults.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] (Fall 2005, p. 37) First DPT students to graduate.
SON [School of Nursing] (Fall 2005, p. 37) Beyond the classroom.
HC [Honors College] (Fall 2005, p. 37) Scholarships attract best and brightest.
OU Moment. (Fall 2005, p. 48) Sophomore Courtney McCracken.
   

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Cover: Susan Cischke ('76); Caption: In the driver's seat - alums named among automotive's top 100 women.
OU recognized for number of female engineering faculty. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 4) OU ranked 19th nationally by the American Society for Engineering Education.
OU INCubator helps budding businesses. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 4) OU's SmartZone Business Incubator (OU INC) opens in the Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion.
Get ready to hit the links. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 4) New golfing packages offered by OU's Golf and Learning Center.
James Earl Jones shares thoughts on culture. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 5) James Earl Jones speaks on campus in January.
Dr. Susan Love says eradication of breast cancer is possible. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 5) Breast cancer researcher speaks at Oakland.
Andrew Young keynotes at Keeper of the Dream Banquet. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 6) 14th annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Banquet also honored 4 students with scholarships.
Macomb 2 Oakland; a partnership for success. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 6) OU-MCC initiate states' first concurrent enrollment program.
Alumna uses spotlight to raise awareness of Paralympics. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 7)

Cheryl Angelelli ('93) film, Untold Dreams, about the Paralympics premiered in March.

VP of Student Affairs receives distinguished service award. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 7) Mary Beth Snyder received the 2005 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Award.
Hold 'em or fold 'em. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 7) Oakland Center hosts weekly poker tournament.
Winter sports wrap-up. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 8) Baseball transfers make big impact; Men's swimming and diving continues Mid-Con dominance; Women's swimming and diving earns seventh straight Mid-Con title; National champs - Again! (men's hockey)
2-Peat: Coach Francis and the Grizzlies return to the dance. (Spring/Summer 2006, [8] p. insert) Women's basketball team, coached by Beckie Francis, wins Mid-Con championship and earns ticket to NCAA tournament for the second time.
Scholarship honors dedicated nurse. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 10) Sharon J. Goulette ('82) Scholarship Endowment established for nursing students.
New scholarship helps local students. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 10) John Mills ('72) and Kathy Mills ('76), long-time supporters of OU, give planned bequest.
Capital Campaign update. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 10) Progress being made toward the $110 million goal.
Former dean committed to promoting graduate studies. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 11) G. Philip Johnson & Marvel M. Proton Charitable Trust established to promote graduate education.
Dedicated group of OU alumni and friends step up to lead. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 11) Members of the President's Campaign Council.
In the driver's seat, by Tom Schram. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 12-13) OU alums make list of top 100 women in auto business.
Breaking down barriers, by Tom Schram. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 14-15) Profile of Susan Cischke ('76), Ford Motor Company.
All about automobiles, by Tom Schram. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 16-17) Profile of Marianne Fey ('80), McCann-Erickson.
Just in time, by Tom Schram. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 18-19) Profile of Carolyn Woznicki ('91), Johnson Controls.
Fired up and then some, by Tim Moran. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 20-21) Gregory Walterhouse ('77), fire chief, uses management skills to keep communities safe.
Gavel to gavel supporter, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 22-23) Profile of Judge Leo Bowman ('76)
Shortchanged: are teachers underestimating small boys, by Liz Lent. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 24-25) Julie Smith (Education) and Nancy Niemi research boys ' height and its effect on teacher expectations.
Up and running, by Tim Moran. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 26-27) OU starts a new track and field program, coached by Paul Rice.
Fascinated by fasteners, by Tom Schram. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 28-29) OU's Fastening and Joining Research Institute (FAJRI), directed by Sayed Nassar (Engineering)
20006 Alumni Awards Banquet. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 30)  
Batter up at Comerica Park (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 30) Alumni Association sponsors OU Night at the Park.
An event so nice we're doing it twice! (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 30) Family Festival planned for October.
Something "Wicked". (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 30) Alumni Association sponsors trip to Broadway hit at the Masonic Temple.
Alumni spoke, we listened. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 31) Alumni survey yields useful information.
Shop with Grizzlies pride. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 31) New MSUFCU affinity credit card to be offered.
Save a bundle. . . just for being a grad! (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 31) OU Community GO Discount card provides savings to OU alumni.
Two graduates return as OUAA's newest board members. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 33) Dr. Lisa Flynn ('89) and Adam Kochenderfer ('02)
Dinner with your fellow alumni. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 33) Dinner with a Dozen Grizzlies program, sponsored by the Future Alumni Network (FANS)
Interactive alumni Web site coming soon! (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 33)  
Deaths. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 43) Annette DiGiulio ('82), John Ratcliffe ('77), Beverly Hawkins ('74)
Donor honor roll, 2005. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 45-79)  
OU moment. (Spring/Summer 2006, p. 80) Gary D. Russi on Founder's Day.
   

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Fall 2006 Issue
Cover: Golden Grizzly statue: Caption: The Grizz arrives on campus.
Nixon commissioned by Oxford University Press (Fall 2006, p. 4) Jude Nixon (Honors College) named editor for vol. of Gerard Manley Hopkins collected works.
Preserving the past. (Fall 2006, p. 4) Richard Stamps (Anthropology) awarded Earl Borden Award for Preservation.
SIFE places in top 40 at national competition. (Fall 2006, p. 4) Students in OU's Students in Free Enterprise earn first runner up in their league.
Summer studies in Greece. (Fall 2006, p. 5) OU students in MTD spend four weeks in Greece studying classical Greek theatre.
Preserving Meadow Brook Hall. (Fall 2006, p. 5) Matilda R. Wilson Fund finances repairs and renovations; Daimler Chrysler grant helps preserve archives.
Kathleen Moore recognized with Googasian Award. (Fall 2006, p. 5) Kathleen Moore (Chemistry), associate dean in the College, is 14th recipient of the Phyllis Law Googasian Award.
Alumna earns prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. (Fall 2006, p. 6) Regina Carter (CAS, '85) receives MacAarthur Foundation Award to further her career as a jazz violinist.
Macomb 2 Oakland. (Fall 2006, p. 6) Macomb, Oakland launch state's first concurrent enrollment program. 
A day on the links. (Fall 2006, p. 6) President's Invitational Golf Outing, 2006, raises $155,000 for scholarships.
OU and SCCCC engineer agreement. (Fall 2006, p. 7) OU and St. Clair County Community College collaborate to pave way for students to enter OU's School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Oakland partners with MSU to create social work programs. (Fall 2006, p. 7) OU to establish bachelor's in Social Work; MSU to establish an advanced-standing master's in Social Work on OU's campus.
Spring sports wrap-up. (Fall 2006, p. 8) Updates on baseball, softball, golf, outdoor track and field, tennis and equestrian activities.
Former trustee builds on decades of support with planned gift. (Fall 2006, p. 10) Stephan Sharf establishes a charitable gift annuity to support scholarships and other university needs.
State's first DNP degree made possible by W.K. Kellogg Foundation. (Fall 2006, p. 10) Kellogg Foundation grant enables OU become the first university in Michigan to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
New options for IRA funds. (Fall 2006, p. 11) New law allows IRA owners to make charitable contributions from their retirement savings directly to the charity.
OUAA Board member establishes scholarship to promote student involvement. (Fall 2006, p. 11) Adam Kochenderfer (CAS, '02) establishes the Charlene and Michael Kochenderfer Endowed Fund for student scholarships.
Capital Campaign Update. (Fall 2006, p. 11) Steady progress is being made to the goal of $110 million by 2010 with $70.4 million in pledges and commitments.
Long and winding road. (Fall 2006, p. 12) Beatles spark multi-gen relationships.
OU 50th Anniversary. (Fall 2006, p. 13) List of commemorative activities.
A shark's tale, by Sandra Beckwith. (Fall 2006, p. 14-15) Wendy Lull (CAS '74), former Odyssey Award winner, enjoys career in marine biology as president of the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, N.H.
Health is academic for nursing alum, by Alice Rhein. (Fall 2006, p. 16-17) Julia Lechtenberg (MSN '06, SON '99) serves as school nurse for three elementary schools.
Together for life, by Liz Lent. (Fall 2006, p. 18-19) Robby Stewart (Psychology) researches sibling relationships.
Leader in the lab, by Alice Rhein. (Fall 2006, p. 20-21) Amanda Bryant-Friedrich (Chemistry) teaches practical aspects of student research in her organic chemistry laboratories.
Educators on education, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall 2006, p. 24-31)

Six educators share insights, experiences and expectations: Anne Cairns Federlein (MAT '74), Clark Crews (SEHS '95), Daveda Colbert, Sheryl Nienhaus (MA '02), Betty J. Youngblood (CAS '65), Janet L. Holmgren (CAS '68).

Passage to India, by Tom Schram. (Fall 2006, p. 32-33) SBA sponsors 2 week Study Abroad Trade Mission to India for graduate students and faculty.
Let's go Tigers. (Fall 2006, p. 35) More that 1100 OU alumni cheer Tigers on Aug. 23, 2006.
You like us, you really like us! (Fall 2006, p. 35) OU Alumni survey yields positive responses.
A great shot. (Fall 2006, p. 35) Greg Dobson hits a hole-in-one at the Second Annual Challenge for the Cup golf outing.
Alumni earn top honors. (Fall 2006, p. 37) The Honorable Leo Bowman (CAS '76)-Distinguished Alumni Service Award; Anne Cairns Federlein (MAT '74) - Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Robert Deneweth (CAS '63) - Odyssey Award; Nino DiCosmo (Cas '90) and William Goldenberg (CAS '70) - Spirit Awards; Philip Willis Jr. - Honorary Alumnus Award.
Hundreds turn out for fall family festival. (Fall 2006, p. 37) Over 800 people participated in the second annual OUAA Alumni & Friends Family Festival on Oct. 14th.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Fall 2006, p. 38) College students focus on global citizenship.
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Fall 2006, p. 38) SBA launches Executive in Residence program with Rande Somma, former executive with Johnson Controls.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Fall 2006, p. 38) Asst. Prof. Huirong Fu focuses on information assurance.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services (Fall 2006, p. 38) Ledong Li and Pamela Morehead create 6 week workshop on digital storytelling.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] (Fall 2006, p. 38) The Bridge the Gap program to help functionally impaired patients is in its third year; provides OU students with hands-on experience helping patients.
SON [School of Nursing] (Fall 2006, p. 38) Nursing students travel to Italy and Ireland.
HC [Honors College] (Fall 2006, p. 38) Honors College celebrates 25th reunion of its first graduating class.
Safe at home. (Fall 2006, p. 41) Profile of John Felice (SECS '76)
A heritage of helping others. (Fall 2006, p. 42) Profile of Joseph Gardella (CAS '77)
Upward Bound director leads by example. (Fall 2006, p. 44) Profile of Geraldine Graham (SBA '86)
Alum shines on Broadway. (Fall 2006, p. 46) Profile of Jayne Houdyshell (ADA, '74)
OU Moment. (Fall 2006, p. 48) The Grizz, a bronze sculpture by Istva'n Ma'te and Gyorgyi Lantos, is unveiled.
   

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Spring/Summer 2007 Issue
Cover: OU community members gather on lawn to create number 50; Caption: We're golden.
OU named Fulbright Association member. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 4) OU becomes Fulbright Association institutional member; Paul Kubicek (Political Science) and Eileen Johnson (SEHS) have received Fulbright fellowships this year.
Violinist Regina Carter returns to alma mater. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 4) Regina Carter (CAS '85) visits campus to meet with students and faculty.
Oakland partners with Rochester Regional Chamber. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 4) OU works with community, government and corporate partners.
NEI awards nearly $2 million for ophthalmic research. (Spring/Summer 2007, p.5)

Frank Giblin receives National Eye Institute award for his research on cataracts.

 

Donors' support helps OU create Islamic Studies minor. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 5) A coalition of Detroit area Muslim donors provides support for new studies.
Light up the field! (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 5) Lights are installed on OU's Upper Pioneer Field.
OU partners with Rochester's Older Persons' Commission. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 5) New partnership to offer programming to seniors through lectures on research findings and popular culture.
Oakland and Beaumont will create new medical school at OU. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 6) OU and Beaumont Hospital partner to create a private allopathic medical school on OU's campus, with charter class scheduled to begin in 2010.
OU, Waterford history program off to positive start. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 6) OU's Dept. of History is providing continuing education opportunities to area history teachers in the Waterford School District. .
Six students honored with Keeper of the Dream scholarships. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 7) Scholarship winners include Brandon Svenson, Tiffanye Teagarden, Sean Buono, Kwame Everett, Matthew Kelly, Aaron Kochenderfer.
Counseling students from OU and Botswana share experiences. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 7) Through a video conference arranged by Luellen Ramey and Jabulini Muchado, students learned from each other during the transatlantic meeting.
Devorah Sperber lecture. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 7) Devorah Sperber lecture, The eye of the artist, given on March 26th.
Donor recognition gala. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 8-9) Photos and commentary on the gala held April 18th.
Sports. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 10-11) News items for soccer, cross country, swimming, hockey, basketball.
Oakland University: reflections on time, by Jane Donahue Eberwein. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 12) Essay by retiring Distinguished Professor of English Jane Eberwein.
We're golden. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 13-25)

A look back at Oakland's 50 years; photographs, quotes, chronology. Reminiscences by Phillip Williams (SECS '64), Gary Laidlaw (SBA '64), Nancy Elizabeth Fitch (CAS '69), Patricia Mills (CAS '77), Alice Seppanen (EDS '93, MAT '90, SEHS '74), Colleen Ochoa Peters (CAS '87), David Nykanen (CAS '92), Dee-Anna Lewis (MED '04, SEHS '97), David Baker Lewis (SBA '65), Molly Beresford.

A lesson in friendship, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 26-27) Six 1967 OU grads keep in touch: Carol Bien Dautermann, Kathleen Muggleton Miller, Mary Ann Karakashian Artinian, Gran Lavis Tarchalski, Carol Sinclair Hodgin, Pat Mazzarese Goecke.
OU Magazine cover pages. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 28-29) Oakland University Magazine turns 25 this year; reproductions of the magazine cover pages.
Wordsmith, by Mary Gunderson Switzer. (Spring/Summer 2007, p.30-31) Joe Davidson (CAS '71), Washington Post journalist, is profiled.
Alumni gather to celebrate Grizzlies in sunny California. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 32) Alums gather to watch OU men's basketball team play UCLA.
Celebrating Macomb County alumni. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 32) OU's Macomb graduates enjoy appreciation breakfast.
Alumni roaring and ready for another night at Comerica Park. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 32) OU night at Comerica park set for Aug. 22.
Grads root for Grizzlies on home turf. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 32)  
Tee up for a good time at annual Alumni Golf Outing. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 33) Golf Challenge set for June 22.
Shop and show your OU pride. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 33) OU affinity credit card available through the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union.
GrizzLink is the place to be. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 33) OU online community helps alumni to keep in touch.
Fly away with us. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 35) Travel opportunities through the OU Alumni Association.
Some real page turners. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 35) The OUAA Lit to Film Book Club meets to discuss novels turned into films.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 36) Global reach--the College explores global citizenship.
SBA [School of Business Administration] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 36) Industry experts in the classroom; Wally Tsuha, Rande Somma, William Griffiths.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 36) CIT [Computer information technology major] enrollment on the rise.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 36) New center focuses global urban education.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 37) Humor expert, Paul McGhee (SHS ' 63), returns to alma mater. SHS celebrates founding of the School and honors Dr. Moon Jae Pak.
SON [School of Nursing] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 37) Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing program receives $2 million award from State of Michigan. Nursing students to travel to Italy.
HC [Honors College] (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 37) Peter Halabu earns high score on LSAT.
On the money. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 39) Profile of Mike Stamper (SHS '83)
Hospital rounds. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 40) Profile of Constance Franko (SON '83)
Dancing with the stars. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 42)

Profile of Ann Parsley (CAS '86)

Entrepreneurial excellence. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 44) Profile of Jon Campbell Sr. (MBA '02)
2006 Donor Honor Roll. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 47-87) Donor roll; includes special profiles of Stephan Sharf, Dr. Bert London, Gary & Ann Laidlaw (SBA '64), Raymond Kizer Jr. (CAS '65), Achmet Salie, Dr. Chakrapani Ranganathan, Dennis & Carlotta Pawley, Dr. Lisa Flynn (CAS '89), Michelle Smith, David Handleman, Lorraine Headley, Michael & Susan Glass, Marion Adams Bunt (CAS '82), Louise Coallier (EDS '90, SEHS '73), Dr. John Ylvisaker, Robert Schostak (CAS '78), Jerry (SEHS '66) & Annette (MAT, 70, SEHS '66) Johns, Gary Cook (CAS '73), Justine Speer, Walt Sutterlin, Dr. James & Ruth Huebner, Susan Takai (CAS '79), Joseph Nathan, Aida Alejandra de la Cruz, Roger Calam.
OU Moment. (Spring/Summer 2007, p. 88) Photo of 1960's students at the OU Bookstore.

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Fall 2007 Issue
Cover: History Professor Dr. Ronald Finucane; Caption: Renaissance man.
OU business incubator welcomes tenants, new virtual lab. (Fall, 2007, p. 4) OU's SmartZone business incubator, OU INC, gained two new tenants: Great Lakes Angels and Ajlsoft Inc.
Regina Carter named artist-in-residence. (Fall, 2007, p. 4) Jazz violinist Regina Carter (CAS '85) to teach master classes.
Alumnus named ambassador to Vietnam. (Fall, 2007, p. 5) Michael W. Michalak (CAS '68) sworn in as ambassador to Vietnam.
New majors, programs added. (Fall, 2007, p. 5)

Listing of new majors, minors and concentrations.

Belafonte to speak at Keeper of the Dream celebration. (Fall, 2007, p. 5) Harry Belafonte will be keynote speaker at awards celebration on Jan. 21, 2008.
New targets for maximum heart rate. (Fall, 2007, p. 6) School of Health Sciences researchers develop new system for determining maximum heart rate during exercise.
Cooley, OU expand partnership. (Fall, 2007, p. 6) Thomas M. Cooley Law School to move to new Auburn Hills facility.
Upward named executive director. (Fall, 2007, p. 6) Geoffrey Upward, director of OU's Communications and Marketing Department, named executive director of Meadow Brook Hall.
1.8 million grant funds ERI research. (Fall, 2007, p. 7) Andrew Goldberg received a grant for his studies of photoreceptors related to retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration.
ESL Center to hit $1 million mark. (Fall, 2007, p. 7) The revenue from grants, tuition and gifts for OU's Center for English as a Second Language, directed by Peter Binkert (Linguistics), reaches one million dollars.
Faculty member's book inspires documentary. (Fall, 2007, p.7) Patrick Pearse and the Politics of Redemption, by Sean Moran (History) becomes basis of a History Channel documentary produced by George Lucas.
Honors for Occupational Safety Health director and student. (Fall, 2007, p. 8) Charles W. McGlothlin receives the American Society of Safety Engineers' Regional Safety Professional of the Year award for 2007.
University appoints new deans. (Fall, 2007, p. 8) New appointments include Ronald Sudol, College of Arts & Sciences, Julie Voelck, Library, and Mohan Tanniru, interim dean of the School of Business Administration.
Two new members join OU Board of Trustees. (Fall, 2007, p. 9) Monica E. Emerson and Genesh V. Reddy appointed to serve until Aug. 11, 2014.
Doubleheader at the Palace. (Fall, 2007, p. 9) OU Alumni Association sponsors evening with MSU vs. Texas Longhorns and OU vs. Oregon Ducks.
Tailgate parties at OU. (Fall, 2007, p. 9)

Parties planned for Jan. 31 and Feb. 4, 2008.

Sports wrap up. (Fall, 2007, p. 10-11) Athletes garner academic honors. Head baseball coach named, John Nysacgui. Honoring Corey Van Fleet. Head golf coach resigns (Dave DeWulf). Equestrian team member (Cortney Glass) finished fifth nationally. OU names Athletic Director (Tracy Huth). The scoreboard.
After four decades of service, professor continues to give back. (Fall, 2007, p. 12) Jacqueline Lougheed (Education) establishes endowment funds.
Adjunct faculty member endows SBA scholarship. (Fall, 2007, p. 12) Brian Meer (SBA), establishes endowed scholarship for business students.
Dr. Bert London shares his art collection with OU. (Fall, 2007, p. 13) London donates collection of ethnographic art to OU Art Gallery.
Capital Campaign update. (Fall, 2007, p. 13) Campaign reaches $80.6 million
The Grizz gets a new look. (Fall, 2007, p. 14-15) Golden Grizzlies mascot updated.
Renaissance man on the Middle ages, by Tom Schram. (Fall, 2007, p. 16-17) Profile of Professor Ronald Finucane (History Dept.), recently named an OU Distinguished Professor.
Primary pundits. (Fall, 2007, p. 18-21) David Dulio (Political Science) and Sheldon Appleton (Political Science) provide insights into the presidential race.
A whale of a good idea, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2007, p. 22-23) Joint project between Nursing and Engineering pioneers device to help dementia patients. Cheryl Riley-Doucet (Nursing) and Kristen Mills (Graduate student-Nursing) work with Debatosh Debnath (Engineering).
Coffee break, by Mary Gunderson - Switzer. (Fall, 2007, p. 24-25) Basketball pro, Eric Taylor (SEHS '93), transitions from power moves to power brews, opening up a coffee shop in Grand Rapids.
Evil Bart's last days, by Mary Gunderson - Switzer. (Fall, 2007, p. 26-27) OU alum, Steve Blackwood (CAS '78), bids farewell to 10 years of playing Bart Beiderbeck on the soap opera, The Days of Our Lives.
Medical briefing, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall, 2007, p. 28-29) Oakland University and Beaumont Hospitals forge historic partnership to create new allopathic medical school.
Education is no laughing matter . . . or is it? by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2007, p. 30-31) Charter class member, Paul McGhee (SHS '63), uses humor to teach and enlighten.
Sail increases electronic data security. (Fall, 2007, p. 32) Social security numbers removed as identifiers; replaced by OU Grizzly ID numbers.
Be an ambassador for your alma mater. (Fall, 2007, p. 32) Alumni Admissions Ambassador Program (a partnership of the Alumni Office and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions) uses alumni as representatives at college fairs.
Affinity card a credit to OU supporters. (Fall, 2007, p. 32) New OUAA affinity credit card helps support student scholarships and alumni programs.
OUAA scholarships make dreams possible. (Fall, 2007, p. 33) Alumni Association will be accepting applications for scholarship awards.
And the award goes to . . . (Fall, 200, p. 33) 13th Annual Alumni Awards given to: Michael W. Michalak (CAS '68)-Distinguished Alumni Service Award; Regina Carter (CAS '85) -Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award; Gary Pilibosian (SECS "84 & "86) - Odyssey Award; Robert Schostak (CAS '78) - Spirit Award; Gary Russi & Beckie Francis - Honorary Alumni Awards.
Welcome to our newest staff member. (Fall, 200, p. 33) Karen Stacy Ballard hired as OU Alumni Association's new program and event specialist.
Batter up! OU night at Comerica Park draws more than 1,400. (Fall, 2007, p. 35)  
Read the book, see the movie. (Fall, 2007, p. 35) OUAA Lit to Film Book Club, let by Anne Switzer (Library) meets monthly.
Globetrotting with Grizzly Getaways. (Fall, 2007, p. 35) Listing of Alumni sponsored trips for 2008.
An evening with emeriti. (Fall, 2007, p. 37) Celebrating OU's 50th anniversary on Sept. 6th with lectures from Sheldon Appleton (Political Science) and David Bricker (Philosophy)
OUAA board welcomes local meteorologist. (Fall, 2007, p. 37) Kim Adams joins OUAA Board of Directors.
Grizzlink community is growing. (Fall, 2007, p. 37)  
French Film Festival focuses on contemporary works. (Fall, 2007, p. 37) Tournees Festival to feature 6 films.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] Language skills for life. (Fall, 2007, p. 38) Hispanic Outreach Program provided by OU's Dept. of Linguistics helps Spanish speakers learn English language skills.
SBA [School of Business Administration] Scholars Program Begins. (Fall, 2007, p. 38) New program established to give students unique learning and networking opportunities.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] Researching antenna power. (Fall, 2007, p. 38) Construction has begun on the Automotive Antenna Measurement Instrumentation (AAMI) proposed by Daniel Aloi (Engineering) for state of the art antenna research.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] School earns top scores. (Fall, 2007, p. 38-39) OU students have highest teacher preparation scores.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] Recognition for OMPT program. (Fall, 2007, p. 39) Orthopedic Manual Therapy Program gains respect for its approach to instruction.
SON [School of Nursing] Accelerated second degree program grows. (Fall, 2007, p. 39) ASD in Nursing expands to a fourth location.
HC [Honors College] Students explore their passions. (Fall, 2007, p. 39) Three students, Renee Blackburn, CamieLee Frasher, and Tawnee Milko explored their particular areas of interest.
Alice in the middle, by Tom Schram. (Fall, 2007, p. 41) Alumni profile of Alice Seppanen (EDS '93, MAT '90, SEHS '74), teacher and administrator.
Her job's a zoo, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2007, p. 42) Alumni profile of Patricia Janeway, Communications Director of the Detroit Zoo.
When Mark Meyers writes, his nom de plume takes the credit, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2007, p. 44) Alumni profile of Mark Meyers (SBA '86) who writes under pseudonym Peter Wortham.
Running with scissors, by Sandra Beckwith. (Fall, 2007, p. 47) Alumni profile of Kate Cron Griswold (CAS '88), founder of Great Lakes Mega Meet, a scrapbooking convention.
Deaths. (Fall, 2007, p. 47)

Larry C. Barton ('71), Carol Borgman ('85), Marvin Burstyn ('73), Sharon K. Devereaux ('78), Reta Grey ('71), Jane E. McAnall ('86), Steven Nowak ('85), Linda Podor ('83), Wendy Sable ('86), Doris Ann White ('77, '75), Robert Wozniak ('71)

OU moment. (Fall, 2007, p. 48) Photo of 50th Anniversary banner.

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Spring/Summer 2008 Issue
Cover: John Fleming (CAS '93); Caption: Backhanded success.
SEHS, University of Botswana collaborate. (Spring Summer, 2008, p.4) The memorandum of understanding provides for student and faculty exchanges, videoconferences and partnerships in research, scholarship, teaching and service.
Brooksie Way Half Marathon comes to OU. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 4)  
Enrollment in MCC, OU partnership up 43 percent. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 5) OU partnership with Macomb Community College (Macomb 2 Oakland or M2O) shows growth in enrollment; named the 2007 Outstanding Transfer Program by Michigan Assoc. of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
Professor gets NSF CAREER award. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 5 Ferman Chavez (Chemistry) to receive CAREER Award for his research.
Exploring the very small. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 5) 2008 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference to be held at OU Aug. 18-19, 2008
On the campaign trail. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 5) New course on political television ads developed by David Dulio (Political Science)
SAE Asian delegation visits OU for one-day symposium. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 6) OU hosted a Michigan Chinese Academic and Professional Association Asian delegation (in town for the SAE Congress) for a one day symposium on April 15, 2008.
Helping students overcome Asperger's. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 6) Sara Erbe, along with 9 other consultants, works in the Peer Transition Assistance program. The program was developed by Linda Sisson and Elizabeth Deverna for Asperger Syndrome students
OU, Beaumont plan stem cell conference. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 6) Midwestern Stem Cell Biology and Therapy conference was held May 9-11 at Oakland University.
General Studies Program renamed. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 6) The Bachelor of General Studies program has been renamed the Bachelor of Integrative Studies program, announced Scott Crabill, the program director.
Belafonte headlines at Keeper of the Dream celebration. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 7) Students receive scholarships at 17th annual award program: Jinae Stoudemire, Yakela Roberson, Latonia Garrett, Avery Neale, Denise Jones, Ronee Harvey.
Verdi in Pontiac. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 7) Pontiac Oakland Symphony Orchestra and Oakland University Symphony Chorus joined to present Verdi's Requiem on April 9, 2008.
Oakland and the OPC. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 7) OU students in the class Introduction to Food Science, taught by Betsey Milukec, cook at the Older Persons Commission
Visionary $15 million gift will impact generations. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 8) Anonymous gift will help fund medical school deanship, student scholarships, research endowments and academic programs.
Endowed professorship to help improve patient care. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 9) Crittenton Hospital Medical Center creates $2 million endowed professorship in the OU School of Nursing.
'Follow your passion' urges longtime Oakland supporter. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 9) Pawley Alumni Leadership Challenge encourages OU alumni to support a program, initiative or scholarship that they feel passionate about.
Capital Campaign update. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 10) As of Feb. 2008 $96 million of the $110 million goal has been raised.
A vision for Oakland University. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 10) President's Campaign Council recognized.
Sports wrap up. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 12-15) Student athletes excel in classroom; Behind the grill (Greg Kampe, Becky Francis raise money for Coaches vs. Cancer); Men's soccer; Women's soccer; Volleyball, Men's and Women's cross country; Men's and Women's swimming and diving; Golden Grizzlies wrap up tough campaign.
Close to their Alma mater, by Alice Rhein. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 16-18) Tom Tanghe (MPA '90, CAS '88), Stephanie Carroll (BGS '99), Peter Auger (MPA '92) are OU alumni in the Auburn Hills City Manager's Office. Includes list of other alumni in local governmental offices.
Eyes to the east, by Alice Rhein. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 20-21) Michael Michalak (CAS '68) appointed U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam.
Backhanded success, by Sandra Beckwith. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 22-23) Jim Fleming (CAS '93) scores with entrepreneurial twist establishing Baseline Tennis Inc., a tennis service and management company.
Social capital: good for your health? by Mary Gunderson - Switzer. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 24-26) Sherman Folland (Economics) studies how social capital affects health.
The big prize: OU engineering alums capture coveted Car of the Year, by Tom Schram. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 28-29) OU alums Dave Leone (SECS '79) and Elizabeth Pilibosian (SECs ' 82) were two of the primary engineers of the 2008 Cadillac CTS, Motor Trends's Car of the Year award.
Somali tears, by Sandra Beckwith. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 30-31) Professor Abdi Kusow's (Sociology) research traces impact of immigration and discrimination and the cultural conflicts Somalis experience in U.S. and Canada.
A new face in Alumni Relations. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 32) Ryan Bladzik joins the Alumni Relations office as Marketing and Membership manager.
Ambassadors get as much as they give. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 32-33) Alumni Admissions Ambassador Program brings alumni together with high school and transfer students.
Scholarship put education within reach. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 33) 21 OU Alumni Association scholarship are available.
From the page to the screen. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 33) OU Alumni Association Film Book Club to meet on Tuesday this fall.
Charter Class reunion scheduled. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 35) The 45th Charter Class Reunion to be held June 22, 2008 at Meadow Brook Hall.
Get on Grizzly time. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 35) A signature Golden Grizzlies gold and stainless steel watch will be given to applicants for the new OUAA VISA affinity credit card.
Globetrotting with the Grizzly Getaways. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 35) Listing of OU Alumni Association sponsored trips to Scandinavia, Croatia and Italy.
CAS [College of Arts and Sciences] Series brings history to life. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 36) "History comes alive" series gives guests a look at event that have shaped our world.
SBA [School of Business Administration] Complementing classroom skills. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 36) Activities of students in the new Scholars Program, Research Scholars and Scholars Program Ambassadors.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] Broadening horizons. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 36) 12 SECS students study at Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 36-37) International Baccalaureate (IB) certificate program being offered for teachers and administrators.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] Studying childhood obesity. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 37) OU researchers Brian Goslin, Patricia Wren and Ron Gellish to work with Beaumont Hospital's Healthy Kids program.
SON [School of Nursing] Exploring career options. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 37) Four OU alumni, Veronica Hall, Marie Adam, Cheryl Smith and Petra Hurt, are speakers at the 2nd annual Career Path Program.
HC [Honors College] Commemorative quilt. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 37) Honors College Student Association members create a quilt to commemorate the Honor College's 30th anniversary.
On the front lines: alum earns national Emmy. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 39) John Masson (CAS '92) earns Emmy award for video series Michigan Marines: Band of Brothers.
Presidential hopefuls, by Mary Gunderson - Switzer. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 40) Author, Catherine Stier (CAS '86), inspires kids to picture themselves in the Oval Office through her book, If I were President.
Henry Ford's Ronnie Hall a 'nurse's nurse' by Alice Rhein. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 43) Alumni profile of Veronica "Ronnie" Hall, RN (SON '84)
Keep your eyes on the prize, by Alice Rhein. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 44)

Alumni profile of Brent Lilly (SBA '95)

2007 Donor honor roll. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 47-79) Donor roll: includes special profiles honoring Anonymous donor (Medical School deanship, scholarships and academic programs), Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, Carlotta and Dennis Pawley, DTE Energy and DTE Energy Foundation, Dr. Berton London (Berton London Cardiology Research Endowed Fund), Dean Mary Otto (Professors Legacy Fund), Marjorie Simmons, Bernard and Nina Kent (Judaic Studies Endowed Israel Travel Fund), Roy Rewold (oral history of Meadow Brook Farms), Humana Foundation, Kresge Foundation.
OU Moment. (Spring Summer, 2008, p. 80) Photo and background information on the student theatrical production Chekhov in Yalta.

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Fall 2008 Issue
Cover: Soprano Jacquelyn Wagner, (CAS '03): Diva comes home.
OU receives federal funds for violence prevention initiatives. (Fall, 2008, p. 4) OU Police Department receives grant from U.S. Department of Education for violence prevention.
A library for the future. (Fall, 2008, p. 4) Library offers online services and resources and will soon open a new Learning Technology Center with an information commons and help desk; the offices of E-Learning and Instructional Support will relocate to KL.
Oakland, Wayne State University collaborate on admission program. (Fall, 2008, p. 4) New partnership offers OU students the opportunity to earn a Health Sciences degree from OU and a graduate Physician Assistant degree from WSU.
New degree programs in Japanese, electrical and computer engineering. (Fall, 2008, p. 5) A bachelor degree in Japanese Language and Literature and a doctoral (Ph.D) program in electrical and computer engineering have been approved.
A salute to nursing excellence. (Fall, 2008, p. 5) OU honors nurses at it's 20th annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing ceremony.
Campus serves as starting,stopping point for Brooksie Way. (Fall, 2008, p.5) Brooksie Way Half Marathon and 5K Race/Walk held in Oct. began and ended at Meadow Brook Hall.
Glover to speak at 2009 Keeper of the Dream celebration. (Fall, 2008, p.6) Actor, producer and human rights activist Danny Glover to speak on Jan. 19, 2009.
MichBio holds life science career day at OU. (Fall, 2008, p.6) MichBio, a nonprofit trade association, hold a career day for high school students at OU.
New department focuses on written communication skills. (Fall, 2008, p. 6) A Writing and Rhetoric Department, chaired by Marshall Kitchens, is created to help strengthen the writing skills of students.
Students honored for academic excellence, service. (Fall, 2008, p.7) Nicole Piggott (SHS '07) and Christopher Fecek (CAS '08) are awarded the 2008 Matilda R. and Alfred G. Wilson Awards.
Otto named Vice President for Outreach. (Fall, 2008, p.7) Mary Otto (SEHS) to lead OU in outreach and development in Macomb County and other areas; William Keane to serve as interim dean of the School of Education and Human Services.
Albright speaks at OU. (Fall, 2008, p.8) Madeline Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, talks about her experiences.
Widespread campus improvements in the works. (Fall, 2008, p. 8) Capital improvements to include mechanical, electrical and architectural to OU's classrooms, laboratories and common areas.
Cooley partnership enhanced. (Fall, 2008, p. 9) Partnership ties strengthened.
Expansion into Macomb County. (Fall, 2008, p. 9) OU announced a major expansion of the University's presence in Macomb County and the intent to create a satellite campus.
Human Health Building receives funding. (Fall, 2008, p. 9) State funding for a new Human Health Building to house the Schools of Nursing and Health Sciences has been approved.
Distinguished volunteers receive philanthropy award. (Fall, 2008, p. 10) Susan Davies Goepp honored as the 2008 Outstanding Fundraising Executive and Patrick and Mercy Nicosia as "Distinguished Volunteers."
Oakland University will hold its first Homecoming. (Fall, 2008, p. 11) Homecoming announcement and roster of activities.
With a little help from our friends. (Fall, 2008, p. 12-13) Capital Campaign reaches $100 million milestone. A call to fellow alumni: Elliott-Stinson Challenge Gift & the Pawley Alumni Leadership challenge.
Sports wrap up. (Fall, 2008, p. 14-15) New associate director of Athletics, Stacy Mosely. Images (dance team) gets a new coach, Sara Porzondek. New face for soccer register, Dave Morgan. Young named assistant baseball coach, Del Young. Tennis makes OU history. Men's track season breaks 13 records. Women's track program continues to grow. A tough season for baseball. Strong finish for men's golf. Women's golf makes consistent home in top tier.
What's your game? , by Tom Schram. (Fall, 2008, p. 16-17) Students can choose from 19 active club sports, according to Dan Bettmann, coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports.
Check out the Technology Training Center at Oakland University. (Fall, 2008, p. 18) A convenient facility for private training sessions, technology based meetings and other events.
New connections in the Old World, by Michelle Piskulich. (Fall, 2008, p. 19) Report of an OU delegation visit to Israel & the Max Stern Academic College of Enek Yezreel. [Gold Minds series]
Worldwide classroom, by Susan Thwing-McHale. (Fall, 2008, p. 20-23) OU study abroad programs expand horizons
Up to Parr: entrepreneur does business on his own, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2008, p. 24-25) Profile of Craig Parr (SBA '65)
Planted: Battle Creek Police Department sees green--up on the roof, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2008, p. 26-27) Christine Kosmowski (SHS '80) secures grant for eco-friendly roof.
Curl up by the fire:great reads and tasty treats for the long cold season ahead. (Fall, 2008, p. 28-32 A list of 'must read' novels, compiled by Robert Anderson (English). 10 [ten} favorite children's books, compiled by Linda M. Pavonetti (SEHS). Tasty tips for healthy eating, by Barbara Main (SHS)
OU-Macomb: your university in your neighborhood. (Fall, 2008) Special 8 page insert on OU's involvement in delivering higher education to Macomb County.
A conversation with Dr. Robert Folberg, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall, 2008, p. 34-35) The founding Dean of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine answers questions.
Forces of nature: measuring motion and movement, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Fall, 2008, p. 36-37) Charles Lindemann (Biological Sciences) conducts research on sperm motility.
Life changes: School of Nursing fosters healthy shift in community's job satisfactions, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2008, p. 38-39) OU's School of Nursing, Detroit Medical Center and Detroit Workforce Development Department offer a "hone-stop health care training shop," at the New Health Care Career Center in Detroit.
Top dog: Leader Dogs for the Blind gets a new CEO, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2008, p. 42-42) Greg Graboswki (BGS '91) becomes president and CEO of the Rochester Hill's Leader Dogs for the Blind.
Diva comes home: songbird flies home for extraordinary night at the opera, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2008, p. 44-45) Jacquelyn Wagner (CAS '03), an opera star now performing in Berlin, returns home to perform at the Meadow Brook Music Festival in the summer, 2008.
Oakland University Campus. (Fall, 2008, p. 46-47) Updated campus map.
Alumni Ambassadors share career, live experiences. (Fall, 2008, p. 48) Jonathan Crawford (SEHS '76) shares his OU experiences as an Alumni Admissions Ambassador.
Grizzly getaways. (Fall, 2008, p. 49) OUAA offers trips to Italy and France.
Attention sweethearts. (Fall, 2008, p. 49) OUAA sponsoring Sweethearts Dinner.
Alumni needed for Power Networking Dinner. (Fall, 2008, p. 49) The second annual Student-to-Alumni Power Networking Dinner to be held Feb. 18, 2009.
OUAA fans cheer for Tigers. (Fall, 2008, p. 51) More than 500 alumni, family and friends participate in the annual OU Night at Comerica Park. Richard Schaeffer (CAS '74) and family were among those who attended.
Like father, like son. (Fall, 2008, p. 51) William Woods (SEHS '63), a charter member, wife Carol, a Meadow Brook Garden Club volunteer and son Ashley a student at OU.
It's like old times at Fitzgerald House, (Fall, 2008, p. 51) Former residents of Fitzgerald House from the mid 1980's reunite.
Charter Class reunites. (Fall, 2008, p. 51) Nearly 50 members of the Charter Class celebrated at their 45th reunion, held at Meadow Brook Hall.
OU Rec Center celebrates 10 years. (Fall, 2008, p. 53) The OU Recreation and Athletic Center turns 10 with more than 350,000 people using the facility annually.
Grizzzz-ball: Grizzly gathering promises top opponents, b-ball excitement at the Palace. (Fall, 2008, p. 53) OU basketball team to play University of Michigan and Michigan State teams in Dec. Special reception for OU fans to be held prior to the MSU game.
Golf outing raises more than $28,000 for scholarships. (Fall, 2008, p. 53) OUAA Golf Challenge raises money for student scholarships.
CAS [College of Arts & Sciences] A world of opportunities. (Fall, 2008, p. 54) CAS to offer opportunities for work and study abroad.
SBA [School of Business Administration] Delegation to China. (Fall, 2008, p. 54) SBA representatives Mohan Tanniru, Xiaodong Deng and Joy Jiang travel to China to develop university partnerships.
SECS [School of Engineering and Computer Science] Robot competition. (Fall, 2008, p. 54) OU students, Team X-man, competed at the Ground Vehicle Competition last spring.
SEHS [School of Education and Human Services] Training teachers. (Fall, 2008, p. 55) New masters program in Teacher Leadership.
SHS [School of Health Sciences] Exploring fatigue in cancer patients. (Fall, 2008, p. 55) Jackie Drouin (SHS '85) conducts study on energy levels and fatigue in cancer patients.
SON [School of Nursing] Nursing summer camp. (Fall, 2008, p. 55) Summer camp introduced area youth in grades 7 to 9 to career opportunities in nursing.
HC [Honors College] Skills for success. (Fall, 2008, p. 55) Honors College students First Year Colloquium to introduce them to what the Honors College is all about.
In the house: high school teacher is schooled in Washington politics, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2008, p. 57) Alumni profile of Debbie Hejl (SEHS '73)
Unraveling the code of a genetic mystery, by Mary Rhein. (Fall, 2008, p. 58 Alumni profile of Harry Orr (CAS '71)
(Not) Sleepless in Detroit, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2008, p. 61) Alumni profile of Jo Long, (BGS '02)
Rising to the top of the financial field, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2008, p. 62) Alumni profile of Linda Voss (SBA '82)
OU Moment. (Fall, 2008, p. 64) Meadow Brook Hall featured in recent film projects.
   

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Spring Summer 2009
Cover: Photo of students on the banks of Beer Lake
Nanotech Institute established. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 4) NanoTech R & D Institute's mission to advance knowledge and support education in nanoscale science.
Talks could create SMART route. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 4) Possibility of bus service to Rochester is being considered.
Special tuition assistance fund available. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 4) A Special Tuition Assistance Fund is established to assist students with finances.
OU, Royal Park Hotel partnership benefits region. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 5) Royal Park Hotel designated as the University's preferred destination for guest lodging and its official conference center.
Opportunities for displaced, threatened workers abound at Oakland. (Spring Summer, 2009, p. 5) OU's assistance for workers includes counseling and a partnership with Michigan Works.
Program offers new start. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 5) Collaborative efforts between the School of Nursing, the Detroit Workforce Development Dept. and the Detroit Medical Center to educate LPNs.
Keeper of the Dream scholarships carry on tradition. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 6) Danny Glover speaks at award ceremony; scholarship recipients include Lisa Daily, Jasmine Rudolph, Relando Thompkins, Norris Chase.
Student inspired program helps feed the hungry. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 6) Chartwells, OU food service provider, forms partnership with with Forgotten Harvest after students Joel Baetens and Stefanie Bair develop the food sharing proposal.
Cheng named Professor of the Year. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 6) Eddie Cheng (Mathematics) receives honor from the President's Council of State Universities of Michigan.
Health care hub planned. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 7) Human Health Building and School of Medicine Building to be located in the northwest corner of campus.
The Trojan Women snags regional honors. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 7) MTD's production wins honor of performing at the Region III American College Theatre Festival.
SON offers certificate in occupational health nursing. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p.7) Online certificate program to prepare RNs for careers in occupational health.
A business brain trust. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 7) SBA opens Center for Integrated Business Research and Education (CIBRE)
OU celebrates first-ever homecoming. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 7) Activities scheduled for OU's inaugural homecoming weekend on Feb. 6-7.
Innovation and opportunity. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 10-11) Comprehensive Campaign reaches its $110 million goal: includes charts.
Campaign Celebration Gala. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p.12-13) Photos of the April 15th celebration of the Campaign.
Sports: The scoreboard. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 14-15) Updates on athletics.
Same planet, different world, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 16-18) Nick Dubin (CAS '00) has built a career aiding individuals with Asperger Syndrome.
Urban legend, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 20-21) Urban planner, Robert J. Gibbs (CAS '77), is a leader in New Urbanism. an urban planning movement.
Helping paws, by Karen Hildebrandt. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 22-23) School of Nursing program supports animal assisted therapy and Teacher's Pet, a non-profit that works with at-risk youth and rescued dogs.
Healing heart, by Susan Thwing-McHale. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 24-25) Profile of Kenneth McMillan, M.D. (CAS '72) who's worked in the Congo and inner city Minneapolis.
On the ball, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 26-27) Profile of Jack Huczek, (MBA '08, SBA '05), professional racquetball player.
Change of station, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 28-29) Profile of Colleen Mott (MAC '02)--Troy's first female police captain steps into commanding new role
Professional pioneers, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 30-34) Profiles of Jim Schrager (SBA '70), Anahid Lisa Derabian (SEHS '05), Johanna Goodwin (SBA '85), Leonard Magro (SECS '01), enterprising entrepreneurs.
Grizzlink: GrizzLink is better than ever. (Spring/Summer 2009, p. 36  
OU creates legislative advocacy opportunity for alumni. (Spring/Summer, 2009 p. 37) Grassroots Grizzlies Advocacy Network established to communicate with government agencies.
Meet our new Alumni Relations staff members. (Spring/Summer 2009. p. 39) Karen Coronado, Shanna Sparks and Bris Villanueva, join Alumni Relations.
See what's been going on! (Spring/Summer, p. 41) Alumni activities and opportunities.
CAS -- A passion for research. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 42) Student Jeanette Kheir's summer research fellowship, supervised by Michael Sevilla. (Chemistry)
SBA -- Meeting the economy head on. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 42) SBA enhancing its Accounting and Finance curriculum, under the leadership of Rajeev Singhal (Finance)
SECS -- New beginnings. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 42) New programs for computer scientists and engineers.
SEHS -- Podcasts promote dialogue. (Spring/Summer 2009, p. 42-43) Pam Morehead and Robert Maxfield launch Podcasts for Leaderful Schools.
SHS -- A new realm of discovery. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 43) SHS's Prevention Research Center project on metabolic syndrome, funded by the Mental Illness Research Association.
SON -- Focusing on nursing retention. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 43)

SON and St. John Health partnering in project to reduce attrition and shortages in the nursing profession.

HC -- Research abroad. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 43) Honors College students Jessica Pike and Jonathan Benefiel conduct their research projects abroad.

Alumni profile(s). (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 45, 46, 49, 50)

Leanne Bowen (BGS '970; Asmaa "Annette" Jamil (SBA '95, MIS '00); Dave Kugler (CAS '95); Rob McCabe (CAS '81)
OU Moment. Show your team spirit. (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 88) OU's Grizz Gang fans.

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Fall 2009 Issue
Cover: Tawny Thieu, (SBA '02): Pretty in pink.
Cinema Studies (Fall, 2009, p. 4) Cinema studies major approved.
OU researchers awarded more than $2.4 million. (Fall, 2009, p. 4) Federal stimulus funding used to advance health research.
Water, water everywhere. (Fall, 2009, p. 4) Clinton River Water Festival brings grade school students to campus.
Abdul Kalam speaks at OU. (Fall, 2009, p. 5) India's former president gives talk on international cooperation.
High-tech learning. (Fall, 2009, p. 5) Kresge Library's Technology Learning Center comprises the Information Commons, e-Learning and Instructional Support (E-LIS) and the UTS Help Desk.
ARVO names four OU faculty distinguished fellows. (Fall, 2009, p. 6) Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology recognizes Robert Folberg, Barry Winkler, George Williams, Venkat Reddy.
New space for School of Medicine. (Fall, 2009, p. 6) O'Dowd Hall second floor renovated for SOM.
Examining China's ethnic clashes. (Fall, 2009, p. 6) Linda Benson (History) interviewed by NPR's Morning Edition.
SBA International Learning Experience Program. (Fall, 2009, p. 7) Study abroad opportunities for OU students.
Crossing oceans, expanding perspectives. (Fall, 2009, p. 7) Students participate in learning experience in Israel.
National autism symposium held at OU. (Fall, 2009, p. 7)  
MTD offers new certificate programs. (Fall, 2009, p. 8) Certificates in music education, conducting, pedagogy and performance.
Disaster preparedness courses offered to local nurses. (Fall, 2009, p. 8)  
At home far away. (Fall, 2009, p. 8) International Village on campus residence hall opens.
OU welcomes new SECS dean. (Fall, 2009, p. 10) Louay M. Chamra is the new Dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Summer jobs corps a big plus. (Fall, 2009, p. 10) OU launches Summer Student Campus Corps program placing undergraduate students in temporary on-campus jobs for the summer.
New wheels on campus. (Fall, 2009, p. 11) OU Bike Share Program and OU Bear Bus Shuttle Service inaugurated.
Grand opening for Macomb-OU INCubator. (Fall, 2009, p. 11) A joint venture between OU, Macomb County, and Sterling Heights, the incubator will focus on helping companies.
Alumnus gives for the future. (Fall, 2009, p. 12) David Sokol, (MBA)
Generous gift makes trip to Israel possible. (Fall, 2009, p. 12) Judaic Studies program participants study in Israel, funded by a gift from the Nora and Guy Barron Millennium Fund.
Exploring energy. (Fall, 2009, p. 13) Chris Kobus and Brian Sangeorzan (SECS) participated in a professional training internship at the FERMI II nuclear power plant in Monroe.
Gift helps preserve Meadow Brook Hall. (Fall, 2009, p. 13) Matilda R. Wilson Fund provides $3.3 matching gift.
Nursing expands training opportunities. (Fall, 2009, p. 13) New training program established with St. John Health System at Riverview Center.
Sports. (Fall, 2009, p. 14-15) Sports wrap-up.
Mind game, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2009, p. 16-17) Cheryl Tooshkenig Mitchell (CAS '03, MA '09) sets sights on the LPGA.
An every day hero, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Fall, 2009, p. 18-19) Profile of FBI agent Daniel D. Roberts (SBA '84)
Global etiquette, by Susan Thwing-McHale. (Fall, 2009, p. 20-21) Profile of Pamela Barc (BGS '90), owner of Etiquettes Edge.
High-tech success story, by Rene Wisely. (Fall, 2009, p. 22-23) OU INCubator helps businesses; Glen Simula, owner of GS Engineering Inc. is the first graduate of OU's SmartZone Business Incubator.
Clear vision, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2009, p. 24-27) OU researchers Rasul Chaudhry, Sumi Dinda, Kimberly Drenser focus on stem cells in eye research.
The U.S. economy -- the fury and its wake, by Susan Thwing-McHale. (Fall, 2009, p. 28-32) Five OU faculty speak on the economy and the future: Karen Miller (History), Rajeev Singhal (Finance), Paul Kubicek (Political Science, Ron Tracy (Economics), Graham Cassano (Sociology)
Life lesson, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Fall, 2009, p. 34-34) Phoebe (MA '71) and Harris Mainster spend summers in outreach missions.
Shedding light on black holes, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Fall, 2009, p. 36-37) David Garfinkle (Physics) discusses his research on dark matter.
Role playing, by Ann Marie Aliotta. (Fall, 2009, p. 38-39) Judith K. Brown (Anthropology), distinguished professor, studies gender, age in non-industrial societies.
Pretty in pink, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall, 2009, p. 40-41) Tawney Thieu (SBA '02), founder and owner of Pink Pump stores, named among the "Top ten business women of 2009" by Natl. Assoc. of Women Business Owners.
Prime time with the President, by Sandra Beckwith. (Fall 2009, p. 42-43) George Corona (MBA '85) CEO of Kelly Services, Inc, was a guest at the "Questions for the President: Prescription for America" audience at the White House.
Half a world away, by Kevin Knapp. (Fall, 2009, p. 44-45) Jarrett Samp, OU hockey player, competes in collegiate world games in China.
Alumni notes. (Fall, 2009, p. 46-50, 52)  
2009 Alumni Awards Banquet. (Fall, 2009, p. 51) Award winners include Jackie Long (SON '81), Beth Gotthelf (CAS '80), Kenneth McMillan (CAS '72), Kevin Grazier (CAS '87), Paul McGhee (CAS '63), Cindy Thieme (SBA '94), Jonathan Crawford (SEHS '76), Ron May, L. Brooks Patterson.
CAS -- Exploring 'Religion and Society'. (Fall, 2009, p. 54) Religion and Society theme is part of the College's "Celebrating the Liberal Arts" initiative.
SBA -- International perspectives. (Fall, 2009, p. 54) Vijayan Sugumaran to research the Service Systems Engineering concept at Sogang University in South Korea.
SECS -- Expanding opportunities. (Fall, 2009, p. 54) SECS to create a nuclear engineering option for its Mechanical Engineering program.
SEHS -- Fostering interest, talent. (Fall, 2009, p. 54-55) Recruitment of talented science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals to new careers in teaching.
SHS -- Grandparents - and parents. (Fall, 2009, p. 55) Denise Stinson's senior project focused on grandparents raising grandchildren.
SON -- Helping students SOAR. (Fall, 2009, p. 55) SON and St. John's Hospital partner to create the St. John Oakland University Assistant Readiness Program to prepare students for careers in patient care.
HC -- Interim director chosen. (Fall, 2009, p. 55) Barbara Mabee (Modern Languages) named interim director.
Teaching others to lead life to the max, by Allan Nahajewski. (Fall, 2009, p. 57) Alumni profile of Katy Caschera (SEHS '95), author of Need2Be: Leading Life to the Max.
Water works, by Susan Thwing-McHale. (Fall, 2009, p. 58) Alumni profile of Marc Dutton (SBA '71), owner of Marc Dutton Irrigation.
Counting on your health, by Ann Marie Aliotta. (Fall, 2009, p. 61) Alumni profile of Chelsea Charles Gossett (CAS '02), creator of jewelry to support a healthier lifestyle.
Guitarist chooses lessons in life music, by Alice Rhein. (Fall, 2009, p. 62) Alumni profile of Nick Schillace (CAS '97), owner of Orion Music Studio.
OU Moment. (Fall, 2009, p. 64) OU's Biological Preserve.

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Spring / Summer 2010  
Cover: Photo of Molly Brodak (CAS '05); Caption:Word weaver: Prize winning poet finds inspiration from unlikely source.
Oakland University forges partnerships with OCC and SC4. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 4) Partnerships with Oakland Community College and St. Clair County Community College features joint admission and consurrent enrollment programs
Pre-college programs target minority students, girls. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 4) OU's Dept. of Pre-College Programs offers sessions.
OU Homecoming bigger, better than ever. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 4) OU's Homecoming, held in Feb. deemed a huge success.
Provost Moudgil honored for academic leadership. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 4) Virinder Moudgil awarded the 2009 Academic Leadership Award from the Michigan International Chamber of Commerce.
Scholarship winners promote cultural diversity, unity. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 5) Keeper of the Dream scholarship awards given to Chelsea Grimmer, Juquatta Brewer and Melissa DeGrandis. Keynote speaker for the event was Susan L. Taylor.
New early alert program assists students. Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 5) Early Alert program established to assist students who are having academic difficulties early in the semester.
Teamwork approach to assisting veterans in any way possible. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 7) Mike Brennan of OU's Veterans Support Services and Ann Besaw of the Registrars Office assist veterans with benefits, enrollment, etc.
OU's VP for Student Affairs honored with national award. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 7) Mary Beth Snyder received the prestigious Pillar of the Profession Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Foundation.
Longtime Oakland friends lend support to the School of Medicine. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 8) Stephan Sharf gives $4 million to the School of Medicine; Ann Nicholson provides $500,000 to establish the Ann V. Nicholson Endowed Scholarship for medical students.
Fulbright Scholar travels from Africa to OU. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 8) Keith Gottschalk, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, spends academic year teaching at OU.
Mathematical major. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 8) New Bachelor of Science major in Actuarial Science to be offered.
Disc golf course getting year-round use. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 9) Disc golf course, designed by OU student, Jarrett Schlaff, and constructed by students, is proving a popular place to play.
OU awarded $2.7 M grant to improve Human Health Building efficiency. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 10) Grant received for green building design, including geothermal heating and cooling from the U.S. Dept. of Energy and the Kresge Foundation.
The Gold standard. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 11) Grants and awards given to Andrei Slavin (Physics), Kim Holka (Nursing), Mary Stein (Teacher Development and Educational Studies), Stafford Rorke (Health Sciences), Kieran Mathieson (Management Information Systems), Xia Wang (Mechanical Engineering), Todd Estes (History), Lakshmi Raman (Psychology)
Award winning author makes in-king donation. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 12) Author / illustrator Ashley Bryan donates paintings, sketches, manuscripts and illustrations to the School of Education and Human Services, for a future Center for Children's Art and Literature.
Celebrating scholarships. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 12) Scholarship recipients include Amanda McKee and Zach Jones (D.B. Woody Varner Scholarship), Danielle Ager (Handelman Scholarship) and Tricia Sawdon (Stephan Sharf Scholarship).
OU hosts first Grizzly Gala to benefit student scholarships. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 13) Grizzly Gala, held at the Royal Park Hotel, chaired by Lynn Groxx (SBA '87) raises $23,000 for scholarship fund.
Scholarship bequest will allow English majors to focus on studies, not finances. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 13) Tobye Stein (CAS '74) and husband Neal Alpiner make bequest for scholarships.
Sports wrap up. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 14) Academic all stars; Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser a success; Softball coach (Glenn MacDonald) retires; 2010 Hillie L. Lepley Athletics Hall of Honor class announced.
The scoreboard. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 15-16) Men's soccer; Women's soccer; Volleyball; Cross country; Swiming and diving; Men's basketball; Women's basketball.
Toy story, by Rene Wisely. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 18-19) Charles R. Toy (CAS '72) profiled; recently sworn in as the 75th president of the State Bar of Michigan.
Banking on integrity, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 20-23) Profile of Rebecca Smith (SBA '81), former bank executive.
Going for the gold, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 24-25) Jim Moeller, M.D., team doctor for Oakland University's sports programs, served as chief medical officer for the U.S. Olympic team in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Capturing history in the making, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 26-27) Profile of Colin Campbell (CAS '00), photographer who captured the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Word weaver, by Amy Lunn Smith. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 28-29) Profile of Molly Brodak (CAS '05) who won the 2009 Iowa Poetry Prize.
Parenting 101, by Cara Catallo. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 30-31) OU alum, James Windell (MA '72), provides expert advice on raising kids.
Shaping the future of medicine. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 23-24) Brief information on the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.
Engineering for tomorrow, by Sandra Beckwith. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 34-35) Vijayan Sugumaran (SBA) helps establish an academic major in service systems management and engineering at Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea.
Alumni: check out what we've been up to. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 36-41) Alumni activities.
OUAA surveys alumni to improve future efforts. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 41) Summary results of alumni survey
Thank him for not smoking, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 43) Profile of George Quesnelle (SEHS '78)
Sweet songs for OU alum, by Cara Catallo. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 44) Profile of Joel Frederiksen (CAS '90)
His business is picking up, by Tammy Stables Battaglia. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 47) Profile of Omar George (CAS '98)
Protecting Wayne County's health, by Alice Rhein. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 48) Profile of Edith Killins (SBA '07)
Donor Honor Roll, 2009. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 53-87) List of donors.
Endowment honors educator's legacy, creates new opportunities. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 55) Former English professor Marilyn Williamson establishes the James H. McKay Endowed Fellowship.
Alumni pledges dontation to thank past OU supporters. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 56) David Sokol (SBA '00) pledges bequest.
Israeli trips help students broaden their perspectives. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 59) Gifts from the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit and the Nora and Guy Barron Millennium Fund support OU's Israel Study Abroad Program.
Students and scholarship supporters seek to change the world. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 60) Sophomore Emily Tissot is grateful for scholarship support.
Nightingales honor nurses' heroic role. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 61) Nightingale for Nursing Excellence awards.
Professors complete nuclear power internship. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 62) Chris Kobus (SECS) and Brian Sangeorzan (SECS) intern at Fermi II nuclear power plant in Monroe, MI.
Couple's gift provides career building opportunities. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 63) Patrick and Mercedes Nicosia establlish an Endowed fund for students in music, theatre and dance.
CIBRE creates unique partnerships among students, business community. (Spring /Summer, 2010, p.64) Contributions to support Experiential Learning and Innovation offered through SBA's Center for Integrated Business Research and Education.
Scholarships help student who aspires to help others. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 65) Sophomore Chris Jozwick plans to become a nurse practitioner.
DTE grant makes power electronics lab possible. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p.67) Grant for SECS used to create a Power Systems and Power Electronics Lab.
Giving challenge inspires generosity. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 60) SBA alumni respond to 2008-2009 Elliott-Stinson Challenge.
One day online challenge leads to nearly $35,000 in donations. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 73) Funds raised for Meadow Brook Hall.
Alumnus gives back to support Honors College's scholarships. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 74) Richard Dreary (CAS '85) and wife Tricia support Honors College students.
Area business leader believes in Oakland's work, its approach. (Spring/Summer 2010, p. 76) J.B. Smith supports Athletics Endowed Scholarship Fund.
National City Bank helps Spanish to English program expand reach. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 79) NBA supports CAS's Hispanic Outreach Program.
Donors help OU students gain global perspective. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 80) Donna and Walt Young gift to the Young Study Abroad Endowment will provide scholarship support for study abroad.
OU supporter hopes his actions will inspire others. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 82) John Maurer makes his gift to OU unrestricted.
Gift willl help endowment support arts, cultural activities. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 85) Randy Judd (CAS '72) supports the Judd Family Endowed Fund for the humanities.
OU moment. (Spring/Summer, 2010, p. 88) OU celebrates Chinese New Year.

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Cover: Meadow Brook Hall main entrance; Caption:Legends of The Hall
New Clinical Nurse Leader Program. (Fall, 2010, p. 4) New program approved in the Master of Science in Nursing degree.
Partners in perfect harmony. (Fall, 2010, p. 4) OU's Preparatory Division and Pincus Music Education Center offer music students educational and performance opportunities.
Gallien joins SEHS as new dean. (Fall, 2010, p. 4) Louis Bertrand Gallien becomes new dean of the School of Education and Human Services.
Meadow Brook Hall is 2010 Best Outdoor Venue. (Fall, 2010, p. 4) Michigan Meetings and Events Magazine announces awards.
Henry Baskin named new board chairman. (Fall, 2010, p. 5)  
Totally tubular. (Fall 2010, p.5) Installation of a geotherman system for the Human Health Building.
Art Gallery celebrates 10 years. (Fall, 2010, p. 5) OU Art Gallery (formerly the Meadow Brook Art Gallery) celebrates 10 years as part of the Dept. of Art and Art History and 10 years of leadership under the curator Dick Goody.
OU wheels out improved Bike Share Probram. (Fall 2010, p. 6) OU's Bike Share program re-launched with an upgraded bicycle fleet.
Walking there? Take the Bear! (Fall 2010, p. 7) A new free shuttle bus service, the Bear Bus, offers transportation on campus and a shuttle service to stores and restaurants along Walton Blvd.
Green and clean. (Fall 2010, p. 7) School of Business Administration students trained for a clean-energy economy.
Cub College debuts. (Fall 2010, p. 7) New program, created by the Dept. of Pre-College Programs, designed to help middle and high school students prepare for higher education.
OU receives Macomb building as gift from prominent developers. (Fall 2010, p. 8) Gebran (Gabe) S. Anton and Stuart Frankel donate Towne Square Building in Mt. Clemens to OU. The Anton / Frankel Center will be used to expand classroom offerings in Macomb County.
Former dean brings Kresge Library cafe closer to reality. (Fall 2010, p. 9) Suzanne Frankie's donation along with funds from Student Congress and other donors used to create a cafe in the Kresge Library Student Lounge area.
Macomb-OU INC and network partners to grow with $3M grant. (Fall 2010, p. 10) The Macomb-OU INCubator awarded grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan.
The Gold Standard. (Fall 2010, p. 11) Faculty updates: Barry S. Winkler (Eye Research Institute); Elizabeth Kraemer, Shawn Lombardo, Frank Lepkowski (Library); James T. Hansen (Counseling); Rajeev Singhal (Finance) Joe Callaghan, Mohinder Parkash (Accounting); Peter Trumbore (Political Science) Cheryl Riley-Doucet (Nursing); Xiangqun Zeng (Chemistry); Melodie Kondratek (Physical Therapy); Barbara Mabee (Modern Languages); Krzystof Kobus (Engineering)
Sports: the scoreboard. Wrap up. (Fall 2010, p. 12-13)  
Competitive edge attracts high-flying exec to OU. (Fall 2010, p. 14) Alumni Profile: Abdallah F. Shanti (SECS '93)
Nursing's No. 1 cheerleader, by Michele Jasukaitus. (Fall 2010, p. 16-17) Profile of Andrea Bittinger (MSN '96, BSN '89), coordinator of the OU-Beaumont Graduate Program of Nurse Anesthesia.
Here comes the net generation, by Kevin Knapp. (Fall 2010, p. 19-21) Incoming freshmen characteristics are delineated. Students are diverse, technology oriented.
Rocket man, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Fall 2010, p. 22-23) Douglas G. Talley (SECS '76), senior research physical scientist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, takes rocket propulsion systems research to new heights. .
On the upbeat, by Cara Catallo. (Fall 2010, p. 24-25) Profile of Ari Rosenberg Hajek, percussionist and winner of thre MaTilDa awards.
First time novelist pens a prizewinner, by Tammy Stables Battaglia. (Fall 2010, p. 27) Amy Ballou Ackley (SEHS '96) novel, Sign Language, wins an international fiction writing contest.
Legends of the Hall, by Lillian Lorenzi. (Fall 2010, p. 28-31) Meadow Brook Hall facts and legends plus information on the Hall, Matilda and her family.
Counting on success, by Rene Wisely. (Fall 2010, p. 32-33) Profile of Sue Kluge (SBA '79), senior vice president and chief financial officer at Blue Care Network's Southfield, MI headquarters.
In Nepal, breaking through the silence, by Rene Wisely. (Fall 2010, p. 35) Erika Hoffmann Dilloway (CAS '00), linguistic anthropologist and asst. prof. of anthropology at Oberlin College, researches sign language use in Nepal.
Mind meld, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Fall 2010, p. 36-37) Profile of Gopalan Srinivasan, Distinguished Professor of Physics, and his research on composites.
From Navy SEAL to neurosurgeon, by Katherine Land. (Fall 2010, p. 38) Profile of Bill Underwood, M.D.
Lean learning, by Sandra Beckwith. (Fall 2010, p. 40-41) OU's Pawley Lean Institute's groundbreaking Lean Thinking for Schools Program, directed by Shannon Flumerfelt (SEHS)
The internet shopkeeper, by Sandra Beckwith. (Fall 2010, p. 42-43) Suzanne Clarridge (CAS '79) founds MY Brand, an online store (www.MyBrands.com)
Lit to Film Book Club 2010-11 Season. (Fall 2010, p. 44) List of books and the films made based on them.
Get away with the Grizzlies. (Fall 2010, p. 45, 49) OU Alumni Association opportunities.
Alumni [activities] (Fall 2010, p. 47) Detroit Zoo, Washington D.C., Golf Challenge, Detroit Tigers.
OU Moment. (Fall 2010, p. 52) Photo of Natalie Villaba, OU student, demonstrates pottery technique.

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Cover: Photo of Taslimah Bey, MA '08; Caption: Respecting ragtime.
News. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 4-7 Dr. Srinivasan honored; Name change on campus (Ann V. Nicholson Student Apartments); New stem cell institute; cyber security lab opens; County recognizes leaders; High end microscope; Student newspaper in national spotlight; New building takes shape (Human Health Building); OU annual homecoming; 19th annual KOD awards; Our four-legged friends (AAT Certificate program); Student radio station awards.
Sports. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 9-11 Women's basketball; Men's basketball; Volleyball; Men's soccer; Women's soccer; Cross country; Swimming and diving; OU all-academic selections; Inaugural All-Sport Reunion; Hughes named softball coach; Hollie L. Lepley Hall of Honor; Endowed Scholarship recipients; Gregory to coach at Georgia Tech.
Giving. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 12) Alum (Michael Kenny, CAS '78) supports summer research; Trustee's (Michael & Zina Kramer) scholarship invests in School of Medicine.
Gold standard. ((Spring / Summer 2011, p. 13) Faculty highlights: David Doane (SBA); Barb Penprase (SON): Dana Driscoll (Writing & Rhetoric); Aaron Bird (SHS); Edward Haworth Hoeppner (English); Howard S. Schwartz (SBA); Ka C. Cheok, Osamah Rawashdeh (SECS); Mary Lose, Robert Schwartz (SEHS).
Talent pool, by Fritz Reznor. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 14-15) Former OU swimmers enjoy success careers in coaching: Tracy Huth (CAS '85); Arthur Albiero (CAS '96); Colleen Murphy (CAS '97) and others.
Shaken to the core, by Mary Gunderson-Switzer. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 16-17) From Japan to the U.S. Professor Kanako Taku (Psychology) delves into potential positives resulting from trauma.
Safety first, by Sandra Beckwith. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 18-19) Alum, Robert Fisher, (MBA ' 92) leads automotive company Takata's efforts to reduce traffic deaths.
Wired words, by Susan Thwing. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 20-21) New media transform the way we communicate; Marshall Kitchens, Kasia Keitlinska (Writing & Rhetoric), Holly Gilbert, Anne Becker (Communications & Journalism) Thomas Lauer (SBA)
Respecting ragtime, by Amy Lynn Smith. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 22-23) Profile of Taslimah Bey (CAS '08), musician, musicologist and teacher.
Concurrent enrollment programs. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 24-25. Partnership programs with community colleges.
Myth buster, by Kevin Knapp. (Spring / Summer 2011,p 26-27) Profile of Alberto Rojo (Physics)
Nursing's next level, by Susan Thwing. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 28-29) Profile of the Oakland University School of Nursing.
Alumni. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 30-42)

OUAA announces change in structure; Travel and outings; Alumni awards; Winter College; First Young Alumni night; Oakland/Macomb job fairs; OUAA celebrates family legacies; 2010-2011 Scholarship recipients; Class notes; Alumni profiles of Cynthia Attwood (CAS '69), Ruth Johnson (SEHS '77). David Reuter (CAS '93),

Deaths. ((Spring / Summer 2011, p. 43)  
Donor Honor Roll, 2010. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 45-79) Donor roll: includes special profiles honoring Gabe S. Anton, Ann & Jim Nicholson, William Miles, Bernie & Nina Kent, Dan & Amy Roche, John F. Van Lennep, Suzanne Frankie, Barbara & Allen Gough, Virginia & Clarence Clohset, Bergquist family, David & Judy Handleman, John Ganfield, Tim & Marsha Healy, Judith Tinor, Craig Stinson, Tim Healy.
OU Moment. (Spring / Summer 2011, p. 80) Oakland Symphony Orchestra final concert of it's inaugural season.

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