ItemThe Academic Bill of Rights: Leadership in an Era of Legislative Oversight(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Packard, SandraA non-binding resolution, the Academic Bill of Rights encourages all public institutions of higher education and those private institutions that present themselves as canons of academic freedom to establish an institutional Academic Bill of Rights, along with policies and procedures to protect students from indoctrination and to ensure faculty and institutional compliance with the principles of intellectual independence and diversity. Private institutions, such as Christian colleges, choosing to restrict academic freedom on the basis of creed are exempt, but they are encouraged to articulate their restrictions. ItemIs There Really a Crisis in Health Care Spending?(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Stano, Miron; Folland, Sherman T.Health care analysts are fond of saying that one-third of health care spending is unnecessary or wasteful—the problem is finding out which third. As an extension, one can add the problem of whose third. ItemThe Impact of Genomics on the Future of Health Care(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Williams, Lynne; Folland, Sherman T.There is no question that the practice of medicine in the post-Human Genome Project (or “Genomic Health Care”) will be significantly different from the current practice of medicine....The real challenge facing the health care system is to translate genome-based knowledge into workable health care applications and benefits. ItemGenetic Mapping: Implications for Organizational Behavior(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Markel, Karen S.; Barclay, Lizabeth A.; Folland, Sherman T.Genetic testing has many advantages, but is also open to abuse. ItemThe Two Owens(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) White, Gertrude M.; Folland, Sherman T.The Owens brothers were born in Shropshire, in western England on the Welsh border of a cultivated but impoverished middle class provincial family. One of them would come to be among the most important English language poets of the Twentieth Century. The elder one, died in battle at the age of twenty-five in the closing days of World War I. The younger survived the perils of merchant marine service and sea warfare and lived into old age to tell their story. ItemWhy Is the Use Of Steroids Taboo for Professional Sports?(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Medalia, Nahum Z.; Folland, Sherman T.Pros and cons of the use of anabolic steroids by professional athletes. ItemThe Garden of the Forking Worlds: Borges and Quantum Mechanics(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Rojo, Alberto G.; Folland, Sherman T.How the writing of Jorge Luis Borges relates to quantum mechanics. ItemNotes from the Dismal Science: My Theory of How Brilliant People Can Say Stupid Things(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Folland, Sherman T.; Folland, Sherman T.Brilliant people can say very stupid things when they talk outside of their area of genuine expertise. ItemTOJ Notes With Interest: Environmental Explorations(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Hansen, Fay M.; Severson, Mark; Folland, Sherman T.A campus-wide committee, consisting of students, staff, faculty, and administration, has been planning for months to bring a wide variety of Environmental Explorations to the OU campus, including internationally known speakers, special classes, discussions, films and interdisciplinary programs. ItemReflections on Creationism(Oakland University, 2005-10-01) Clampitt, Philip T.; Folland, Sherman T.Creationism, as represented by the book Scientific Creationism reviewed here,14 does not qualify as science. It starts with conclusions based on Biblical evidence, and then attempts to gather data in support of those conclusions. True science works in the opposite direction, drawing conclusions only after a study is completed—after the data are in.