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    • An Academic Journey 

      Moudgil, Virinder K. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    • Archives 

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    • Assessment and Academic Values: A Partial Response to David Garfinkle 

      Lepkowski, Frank J. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      In my esteemed colleague David Garfinkle’s cris de coeur decrying the lack of “academic values” among Oakland University administrators (Oakland Journal, Fall 2006), he admits that he wants to “stir things up,” and it is ...
    • Block that Pundit! 

      Appleton, Sheldon (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      After every election, the pundits and spinners come out to play. They interpret the election results, often based on a cursory look at the vote totals and/or exit polls.
    • Born and Born Again: 1969 and Its Discords 

      Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      The discord of the 1960s led to the development of the Honors College at Oakland University.
    • Breaking the Spell Revisited 

      Brooks, Richard W. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      One of the interesting aspects of Dennett’s book (and Paul’s review of it) is that religion seems to be interpreted as exclusively Judeo-Christian.
    • The Campus Architecture of Oakland University 

      Cameron, John B. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    • The Construction of the Oakland Way 

      Miller, Karen A.J. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Oakland’s creation in 1957 was the outcome of a strange mélange of boosterism and spite.The University developed from a branch campus if Michigan State University, becoming fully independent in 1970.
    • Contributors 

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      Oakland Journal Issue 13 contributors list
    • Cover 

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      Oakland Journal Issue 13 cover
    • Editor's Notes 

      Nixon, Jude V. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 13 editorial notes
    • Endowments: Investing in Our Future 

      Goepp, Susan Davies (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Endowments, in history, and at Oakland University
    • Examining Faculty-Administrative Relationships: Looking at the Research 

      Awbrey, Susan M. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      It appears that many faculty members think that administrators don’t respect academic values and many administrators think that faculty members don’t understand the role administration plays in the life of the institution. ...
    • The Global Warming Debate: Notes from the Dismal Science 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      ...this column directs its main attention to explaining the surprising and consequential arguments among environmental economists, all of whom assume as premise the existence of global warming and that humans contribute ...
    • Keep a Low Profile 

      Hirschfeld-Medalia, Adeline (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      The early years that led to the development of Oakland University's School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
    • Liberal Education-The Foundation 

      Russi, Gary D. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Today, the liberal arts are the foundation of any degree conferred by Oakland University; this is still the bedrock educational principle that guides our mission. An Oakland University graduate may have a degree in electrical ...
    • MSUO to OU: Reversion to the Norm 

      Burdick, Harvey; Burke, Richard J.; Tomboulian, Paul (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      In the following record of an informal conversation held in May 2007, three early faculty members recall the beginnings of OU—called MSUO then—and the seemingly inevitable changes that occurred over time.
    • Oakland and Me: A Look Back at My Decanal Years 

      Horwitz, Ronald M. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      “My years as dean, from 1979 to 1991, were the most professionally rewarding of my entire academic career.” Let’s see why.
    • Oakland’s History for Beginners: One Professor’s Perspective 

      Eberwein, Jane Donahue (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      A brief history of Oakland University from one professor's perspective.
    • An OU Family Affair 

      Granthen, Julie (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      While representing the alumni association over the years at orientations, recruiting events, commencements, etc, I was struck not only by how many OU graduates and former students encourage their children to attend OU but ...