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    • The ABC’s of Law School 

      Sanchez-Murphy, Lauren (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Although the juris doctor degree opens many doors and allows for the exploration of many different areas outside the basic study of the law, as a recent law school graduate, I would caution the uninitiated that law school ...
    • About Water: an Interview with Jerry Dennis, Author of The Living Great Lakes 

      Freeman, John; Greene, Janae; Haar, Catherine; Horning, Alice; Kraemer, Beth; Shepherd, Gary; Walwema, Josephine (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      Jerry Dennis, a Traverse City resident and author of many books about nature and outdoor recreation, visited Oakland University on October 26 and 27, 2011 to speak about the Great lakes and his books, The Living Great ...
    • Academic Service Learning: Moving Your Students Outside of the Classroom-Literally 

      Smydra, Rachel (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Many instructors are using social media to move students “out of the classroom” into virtual worlds; however, constructing a method to move students—literally—outside of the classroom exists as a viable option as well. As ...
    • An Acorn No More 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Why, after reading and grading countless college and high school composition papers lo these many semesters, would I become a “reader” for the College Board Advance Placement (AP) English Language and Composition exam?
    • Adams and Jefferson: Personal Politics of the Early Republic 

      Connor, John (Oakland University, 2011-10-01)
      The deterioration of the friendship between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson remains a controversial subject among historians.
    • Adams and Jefferson: Personal Politics of the Early Republic 

      Conner, Robert (Oakland University, 2012-01-01)
      What led these two men who once worked so closely together to turn from close friends to bitter enemies in only ten years?
    • The American Family Saga in Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex and Jonathan’s Franzen’s Freedom 

      Van Vliet, Jennifer (Oakland University, 2011-10-01)
      This essay focuses on two American family sagas from the early twenty-first century, Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides and Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, both chosen for the diversity of gender constructions and sexual identities ...
    • Anatomy of a Failure: The Detroit Public School System 

      Brieger, Gottfried (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      For a few short years in the 1920s, a remarkable coalition of the city financial elite, politicians of all stripes, and the unions, united behind school improvement, and the system flourished, at least financially. Then ...
    • Archives 

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    • Archives 

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    • Art Review: Clinton Snider at Suzanne Hillberry 

      Corso, John (Oakland University, 2012-10-01)
    • Art Review: Michael McGillis at Public Pool 

      Corso, John (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      In the summer of 2012, artist Michael McGillis used Hamtramck’s alternative art space, Public Pool, to experiment with an evolving multipart installation. One component of the installation offered a pointed critique of ...
    • A Beautiful Economics Story: A Review of Grand Pursuit by Sylvia Nasar 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2012-10-01)
      This isn’t what textbooks on the history of economic thought typically look like, and if you want a book much denser on the theory side you will have to look elsewhere. But Grand Pursuit is richly entertaining and often ...
    • Beyond the Secret Decoder Ring: Guidelines for Constructing Assignments That Fulfill Rather Than Frustrate Student and Teacher Expectations 

      Perdue, Sherry Wynn (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Are there ever cases when we faculty frustrate even our most diligent students’ efforts to perform? This discussion is designed to help my colleagues more fully demonstrate our role as rhetoricians when we compose and ...
    • The Book of Mirrors: an Excerpt 

      Gilson, Annette (Oakland University, 2011-10-01)
      Excerpt from a novel
    • Book Secrets 

      Jaymes, David (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      Author shares experience of adventures online researching his ancestry.
    • Cadavers: Touching Lives After Death 

      Kzirian, Natalie; Bee, Mary (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Dissecting cadavers is a vital part of educating health professionals.Unlike a book or computer program, learning with cadavers exposes students to the three-dimensionality of the human body.
    • City Life and Feline Opinions: The Tomcat Murr and Hoffman’s Urban Landscape 

      Clason, Chris (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr (The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr, 2 vols. 1820–22) offers some of the most detailed reflections on city life by Hoffmann, an author associated intimately with urban settings such ...
    • Contributors 

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      Oakland Journal Issue 21 contributors list
    • Contributors 

      (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 24 contributors list