Recent Submissions

  • Student Autonomy as a University Objective 

    Bricker, David C. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    The tension between the two values of cultural membership and autonomy and the implications of the tension for academics.
  • A Success This Week: Virgil Thomson In Time 

    Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    A week Virgil Thomson spent in residence at Oakland University in June of 1988.
  • Making The ‘Invisible Hand’ Visible: The Case for Dialogue About Academic Capitalism 

    Awbrey, Susan M. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    The erosion of public funding that has led to academic capitalism implies a shift not merely in funding sources but also in the deeper values that underlie education’s role in society. This is ground for very serious ...
  • The Corporate Model at Oakland University 

    Mathieson, Kieran D. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    A description of the corporate model, and some observations on its application at OU.
  • The Historical Jewish Ghettos of Venice 

    Cardillo, Duncan (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the Jewish Ghetto within the Venetian urban context, to detail its sociological and economic aspects, and, in so doing, establish the historical and cultural significance of its built ...
  • Bibliophily In the USA 

    Gerulaitis, Leonardas V. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    The state of bibliophily in the United States, starting with its colonial beginnings and tracing it to the present day.
  • Semon, Schrödinger, and Repressed Memory 

    Liboff, Abraham R. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    The subject of hereditary imprinting is very interesting. Although we all agree that human behavior is shaped both by genes and by environment, the fractional contribution of each can be a matter of some contention. What ...
  • Notes from the Dismal Science: Growing and Shrinking University Budgets: Go Ask Alice 

    Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    A university or any organization makes most sense when it grows and contracts disproportionately but symmetrically.
  • Genetic Algorithms 

    Zohdy, Mohamed A. (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    Genetic algorithms and their recent variants that add more features such as viability (survival) and fertility (reproduction), are powerful global random search computational tools with a variety of potential applications ...
  • The Sidewinder (the devil & a blue note) 

    Malouf, Jesse (Oakland University, 2002-10-01)
    It was a chilly evening to meet the devil in plaid. And just my luck, the carnival was in town.
  • Contributors 

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    Oakland Journal Issue 5 contributors list