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November 18, 2013

Marketing professor explores the senses, pioneers new field

Aradhna Krishna, the Dwight F. Benton Professor of Marketing at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, is a pioneer in the field of sensory marketing. Her research studies the ways in which touch, taste, smell, sight and sound enhance a product’s consumer appeal.

November 18, 2013

Past traditions

In 1876, students pose at a smoker’s club gathering. Smokers were social events that became popular in American universities near the beginning of the 20th century, specifically among male students. Female students were known to hold smokeless smokers.

November 18, 2013

Campus briefs

News from around the University of Michigan.

November 18, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

November 15, 2013

Obituary: Vern Terpstra

Vern Terpstra, professor emeritus of international business, died Nov. 6. He was 86 years old.

November 15, 2013

Mutual benefits: Stressed-out trees boost sugary rewards to ant defenders

In a paper that appears in the journal PLOS Biology, University of Michigan ecologist Elizabeth Pringle and her colleagues identify a clear-cut case of a stress-strengthened ant-tree mutualism and suggest a possible mechanism underlying it, one based on interspecies carbon exchange. 

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