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April 23, 2017

In The News

April 18, 2017

Nejat Seyhun, professor of finance, was quoted in a story about the fees and hidden costs charged by financial advisers.

U.S. News & World Report

April 18, 2017

Jason Goldstick, research assistant professor of emergency medicine, and colleagues developed a new assessment tool for use in emergency rooms to predict a patient's risk of future gun violence.


April 17, 2017

A story about U-M's Chinese dance exhibition and collection features Emily Wilcox, assistant professor of Asian languages and cultures; Liangyu Fu, associate librarian at the Asia Library; and Xiaobing Tang, professor of Asian languages and cultures and comparative literature.

Xinhua (China)

April 17, 2017

Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, was quoted in an article about a federal judge's ruling that Texas' voter identification law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against black and Hispanic voters — thereby violating the federal Voting Rights Act.

The New York Times

April 17, 2017

Despite new research that suggests strokes are on the rise among Americans younger than 65, James Burke, assistant professor of neurology, says he's not so sure: "The systems for counting stroke in the United States are extremely limited."

Health Day

April 14, 2017

"Far beyond Pluto is a region surprisingly rich with planetary bodies. … Because these objects are so distant and dim, it's incredibly difficult to even detect them, let alone study them in any detail. ALMA, however, has unique capabilities that enabled us to learn exciting details about these distant worlds," said David Gerdes, professor of physics and astronomy, referring to the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array.

Science Magazine

April 14, 2017

Fatma Muge Gocek, professor of sociology, says that if Turkey votes to shift its government from a parliamentary to a presidential republic, it "basically will do away with any vestige of democracy and protection of human rights."

CGTN America (third video on page)

April 14, 2017

Shervin Assari, research investigator in psychiatry, was interviewed about the societal and biological differences in men and women that can result in longer lives for women.

Michigan Radio Stateside

April 13, 2017

Susan Scott Parrish, professor of English language and literature, environment and the Honors Program, says the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 showed the country's abiding faith in using technology to alter nature and climate, but also demonstrated Americans' lack of preparation for the consequences.

Smithsonian Magazine

April 13, 2017

"No sports medicine topic is more polarizing than concussion, and today's standard of care supersedes where we were just a decade ago. While many questions persist … we continue to make great progress, remain current on research and new techniques, and provide the best possible care for our patients at any level of sport or activity," said Steven Broglio, associate professor of kinesiology.

USA Today