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..
Title, author, date
President's introduction. (Spring, 1982, p.2)
Pres. Joseph Champagne introduces first issue of the Oakland University Magazine.
Affiliate update. (Spring, 1982, p. 6)
Summer Issue 1982
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.
Value of liberal arts in a time of technological change.
Announcement of "American in transition: the Chautauqua precedent", a day of exhibits, readings, talks and music that will take place on June 2.
Summer Issue 1984
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)
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.
1985-86 subscription series of performances.
Information exchange. (Summer, 1985, p.4)
Arts and Sciences career day.
Fall Issue 1985
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)
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.
A tradition of athletes who make the grades. (Summer 1986, p. 12)
The President's Club at 20. (Summer 1986, p. 13-15)
Fall Issue 1986 (v. 5, no. 4)
Oakland archaeologists investigate the inventor's boyhood in Port Huron.
Designers roll out their best ideas for Hall's walk. (Winter, 1988, p. 4)
Profile of George Gamboa's (Biological Sciences) research on wasps; Hudson K. "Kern" Reeve ('84) research on mole-rats.
Carl E. Gleil's (Physics) research on silicon crystal ribbons.
Writing article about stroke and migraine research
David Beardslee reports on OU student opinions and attitudes.
Profile of Richard Gabler ('81), private investigator.
Fall Issue 1990
Excerpts from Civil War letters from the Kresge Library Springer collection of Civil War writings and memorabilia.
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)
Paul Ritchie ('86) entertains passengers on the Queen Elizabeth 2 luxury liner.
Spring/Summer 1993 Issue
Fall 1993 Issue
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.
Winter 1994 Issue
Spring 1994 Issue
Professionals: get some credit. (Spring 1994, p. 22)
Fall 1994 Issue
American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business reaccredit OU business program.
Spring 1995 Issue
Fall 1995 Issue
Winter 1996 Issue
Spring 1996 Issue
Growing by degrees. (Spring 1996, p. 2-3)
Fall 1996 Issue
Winter 1997 Issue
Spring 1997 Issue
National Eye Institute awards Core Grant for Vision Research to OU's ERI.
Fall 1997 Issue
Winter 1998 Issue
Alumni Relations hires new staff members. (Winter 1998, p. 17)
Spring/Summer 1998 Issue
Fall 1998 Issue
Winter 1999 Issue
Spring Summer 1999 Issue
Fall 1999 Issue
Naming of OU's buildings.
Spring/Summer 2000 Issue
Fall 2000 Issue
Results of the latest North Central Association of Colleges and Schools' review of OU.
OU Olympians, by Joanne C. Gerstner. (Fall 2000, p. 14-17)
Spring 2001 Issue
School of Nursing Nightingale Awards honors nurses; Denise Bortolani-Rabidoux ('77), Alice Easterling ('78), Kathleen Vollman.
Summer 2001 Issue
Fall 2001/ Winter 2002 Issue
Degrees bestowed upon the Hon. Damon J. Keith, C.R. Rao, David DiChiera, Thomas Lynch ('82)
Spring 2002 Issue
Governor appoints new member to OU Board of Trustees. (Spring 2002, p. 4)
Fall 2002 Issue
Winter 2003 Issue
Summer 2003 Issue
Fall 2003 Issue
Spring / Summer 2004 Issue
The classroom is just the beginning: examined lives, by Liz Lent. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 14-15)
OU's biggest FANs. (Spring / Summer 2004, p. 26)
Fall 2004 Issue
Spring 2005 Issue
Student scholarship winners.
Cheryl Angelelli ('93) film, Untold Dreams, about the Paralympics premiered in March.
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).
Frank Giblin receives National Eye Institute award for his research on cataracts.
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.
Profile of Ann Parsley (CAS '86)
Listing of new majors, minors and concentrations.
Parties planned for Jan. 31 and Feb. 4, 2008.
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)
Alumni profile of Brent Lilly (SBA '95)
SON and St. John Health partnering in project to reduce attrition and shortages in the nursing profession.
Alumni profile(s). (Spring/Summer, 2009, p. 45, 46, 49, 50)
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),
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