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Oakland University to spotlight renowned Composer Morten Lauridsen

Composer Morten Lauridsen, who is generally considered to be America’s greatest contemporary composer of choral music — will be on hand when the Oakland Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to him April 1, 2015. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Norovirus outbreak reported on Oakland University campus in Rochester

Norovirus outbreak reported on Oakland University campus in Rochester Full News here – Detroit News

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Daniel Hurley to replace retiring Mike Boulus as CEO of university presidents

Daniel Hurley to replace retiring Mike Boulus as CEO of university presidents’ council

Kirk Pinho – Daniel Hurley will be the new CEO of the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan effective July 1. Hurley, a 47-year-old Northville Township native, will replace Mike Boulus, who is retiring after being CEO for 14 years. Hurley, who is the associate vice president for government relations and state policy at Washington, […]

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Jim Hettinger and Ken Miller elected to lead 2015 Western Michigan University Board of Trustees

Hettinger and Miller were elected at the board’s Jan. 22 meeting and will serve throughout 2015. Full News here – Oakland Business

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University of Alabama professor named dean of WMU’s College of Engineering

Houssam A. Toutanji, professor and chairman of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, will become dean on July 1. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Wayne State University student accidentally drowned in pond at Central Michigan University, autopsy shows

The autopsy shows that Michael Hartnett accidentally drowned and Isabella County Prosecutor Risa Scully announced she will not file charges in the case. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit’s Wayne State University part of hospital infection research

A Wayne State University professor is among the researchers who received a $ 3.2 million federal grant to test a new treatment for a common hospital-acquired infection. Full News here – Detroit News

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21-year-old Oakland University was drunk when pickup drove from overpass

A 21-year-old Oakland University senior was drunk when he drove a pickup off a freeway overpass north of Detroit. Full News here – Detroit News

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Oakland University marks graduation milestone

Associated Press – Oakland University surpasses 100,000 graduates. Oakland University, which began as an extension of Michigan State University and once was what an administrator called “a no-name school” has surpassed 100,000 graduates. The Oakland Press reports (http://bit.ly/16TKrlj ) Friday that OU marked its 100,000 graduate this month during its winter commencement ceremony. It corresponds […]

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Wayne State University board race has 11 candidates, 2 spots and no incumbents

Seven of them have provided background information and opinions on the university’s most pressing issues in MLive’s Voter Guide. Full News here – Detroit News

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President Obama to visit Wayne State University

President Barack Obama will make a stop in Detroit at Wayne State University this Saturday, Nov. 1. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Student assaulted outside Oakland University Kresge Library

The Oakland University Police Department says a student walking near Kresge Library on the Rochester Hills campus was assaulted about 10 p.m. Thursday. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michigan State University goes Hollywood as Batman vs. Superman takes over part of campus

A red carpet gala, complete with movie stars, was set up at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on the campus of Michigan State University. And, in just a few months, you’ll be able to watch it on the silver screen. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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University of Michigan updates severe weather rules

Associated Press – The University of Michigan revised its policy for staffing in severe weather to address criticism it received from faculty and staff last winter. The university announced policy changes on staffing reductions during emergency weather situations on Monday, the Ann Arbor News reported. The changes were based on recommendations made by the Committee […]

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University of Michigan opening $46 million nanotechnology research center

Associated Press – The University of Michigan is opening a $ 46 million complex for researchers to study nanotechnologies in energy, biotechnology and other fields. The Center of Excellence in Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering is a 62,000-square-foot addition to laboratories on the Ann Arbor school’s north campus. Researchers will be able to watch the […]

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