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January 18, 2017

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January 18, 2017

David Mayer, professor of management and organizations, says that while it's natural for people to want to reward those who demonstrate loyalty, reciprocity from President-elect Trump is problematic for the free market, creating incentive for executives to craft their messaging around pleasing the country’s leader.

The Washington Post

January 18, 2017

Comments by Susan Dynarski, professor of education, public policy and economics, were featured in an article about New York's plan to offer free public college education and concerns that the students who need the most help might be among the least likely to receive it.

The Atlantic

January 18, 2017

Research by Mark Ilgen, associate professor of psychiatry, and Lewei Allison Lin, addiction psychiatry fellow, found that fewer military veterans received prescriptions for opioids after a nationwide program to reduce doses of potentially dangerous drugs and drug combinations at Veterans Administration hospitals.

Healio

January 17, 2017

"Universities can work to ensure that expert faculty members translate their policy-relevant ideas into the types of media that members of Congress read. This means going beyond the ivory tower and academic journals and instead training and inspiring scholars to publish action-oriented op-eds in popular Hill publications," co-wrote Sridhar Kota, professor of mechanical engineering.

Wired

January 17, 2017

Research by Ken Langa, professor of health management and policy, and internal medicine, shows that dementia among Americans over the age of 65 is on the decline — and higher levels of education and better treatment of diseases that lead to dementia could have a lot to do with it.

Michigan Radio

January 17, 2017

Karandeep Singh, assistant professor of learning health sciences, says that wearable sensors might help doctors do a better job of detecting the onset of disease and monitoring its progression.

Reuters

January 16, 2017

Research by Denis Sosyura, assistant professor of finance, found that investment fund managers from poor backgrounds deliver better returns than those born rich.

Quartz

January 16, 2017

"If you already like someone, anything new they do gets the benefit of the doubt. If you already dislike someone, everything they subsequently touch is tainted. For many conservatives, Obamacare is the fruit of a poisonous tree," said Scott Rick, associate professor of marketing.

The Atlantic

January 16, 2017

Mike McGovern, associate professor of anthropology, was quoted in an article about the military mutiny over pay and working conditions in Ivory Coast, the fastest-growing economy in Africa.

Chicago Tribune

January 13, 2017

"It is clear that the nuclear issue in North Korea is not going to disappear. With regard to (the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in South Korea), my thinking is ultimately the Trump administration will be supportive of it moving forward," said LSA Dean Andrew Martin.

The Korea Times

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