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    • Wake-up Call 

      Bertocci, Peter J. (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      If there is any extra-curricular reading that should soon be on every Oakland University faculty member’s agenda, it is the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment’s “What Students Are Telling Us About Their OU ...
    • The “Wall in the Mind” and Nostalgia for Separation 

      Kubicek, Paul (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
      Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall, the iconic symbol of the Cold War, fell. Its disappearance marked the end of the repressive, communist regime of East Germany (hereafter GDR, German Democratic Republic) and offered ...
    • The Way We Were 

      Brown, Judith (Brown, Judith. "The Way We Were" Oakland Journal 25 (2015). 89-91, 2015-01-01)
      Authors college and career recollections during the mid twentieth century
    • We are In Hell 

      Figurski, Brian (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      Short story.
    • Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Advocacy 

      Rorke, Stafford C.; Goslin, Brian R. (Oakland University, 2002-04-01)
      Approximately fifty percent of all untimely disease and death is preventable. This paper outlines public health issues and initiatives of concern to the Oakland community. The longterm cost to society of not addressing ...
    • What Do Students’ Evaluations of Teaching (SETs) Tell Us About Teacher Effectiveness? An Interview with Prof. Larry Lilliston 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2004-10-01)
      An Interview With Prof. Larry Lilliston regarding student evaluations of faculty
    • What Oakland Taught Me 

      Brieger, Gottfried (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Lessons learned from forty years at Oakland University.
    • What Profiteth the Not-For-Profit University? Notes From the Dismal Science 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2002-04-01)
      The biblical phrase I recall is "What profiteth a man if he gain the whole world but lose his own soul." At times I think that the "soul" of the university is the pursuit of truth, art, and knowledge. Yet, at other times ...
    • What Return on Their Investment Can Oakland Students Expect? 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2015-01-01)
      Data from Payscale Inc. and commentary from author about Oakland University students possible return on their investment in employment field.
    • What We Think About When We Think About Thomas Jefferson 

      Estes, Todd (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Thomas Jefferson is America’s most protean historical figure. His meaning is ever-changing and ever-changeable. And in the years since his death in 1826, his symbolic legacy has varied greatly. Because he was literally ...
    • What’s the Matter With the Mill?: A Perspective on the Economic Disaster 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2009-10-01)
      The economy done broke down, and we want to understand why. What follows is my explanation.
    • When I Was Clifford 

      Lepkowski, Frank J. (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      Poetry
    • When Lying Is the Ethical Thing to Do, And When There Is Too Much of It 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
      Mark Twain had little patience for purists who insisted that the slightest lie was an offense to God and would send you straight to Hell. Part I of this column relates the cautionary example of a Twain short story and adds ...
    • Why Bridesmaids Was Better Than Tree of Life; Or, How I Learned to Stop Taking Myself So Seriously at the Movies 

      Vaughan, Hunter (Oakland University, 2012-01-01)
      What makes a film a good film? Must a good film be an important social text, or does social meaning and use also reside in collective laughter, personal enjoyment, and downright indulgence? Can humor be beautiful?
    • Why Is the Use Of Steroids Taboo for Professional Sports? 

      Medalia, Nahum Z. (Oakland University, 2005-10-01)
      Pros and cons of the use of anabolic steroids by professional athletes.
    • William F. Buckley’s Dangerous Moment at OU 

      Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
      In the early 1970’s, when Vietnam was still raging, as were most of the students, William Buckley, then at the height of the first flush of his fame, came to Oakland University and spoke to a large assemblage in the old ...
    • The Winner 

      DeMent, Joseph (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      Short story
    • A Wondrous Tale of a Sperm Tail 

      Lindemann, Charles B. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      What does this sperm tail tale teach us about the connectedness of the biological world? What could be more compelling evidence for the continuity of the tree of life than the amazing conservation of the genes of the sperm ...
    • Woody Varner 

      Burke, Richard J. (Oakland University, 2000-10-01)
      Essay in remembrance of Woody Varner
    • Words, Words, Words 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2006-10-01)
      While we may have left our “point and grunt” days behind us when we emerged from the caves and started walking upright, we haven’t yet mastered so many elements of communication.