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May 20, 2018

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May 10, 2018

"It's unprecedented the kind of stress and anxiety we are seeing in very young children. … This is across the socioeconomic spectrum. We're seeing kids who are completely stressed out — not only about school violence or the potential for it, but about things like test scores, things like college entrance," said Elizabeth Birr Moje, School of Education dean and professor.


May 9, 2018

"The reality is that it's really hard to do low-carb, given our cultural norms," said Joyce Lee, professor of nutritional sciences, and pediatrics and communicable diseases, on a study that suggests a low-carbohydrate diet might help people with Type I diabetes.

The New York Times

May 9, 2018

Kids rated by their parents as more curious and willing to try new things perform better on math and reading assessments, regardless of socioeconomic background, according to research by Prachi Shah, associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases and assistant research scientist at the Center for Human Growth and Development, and colleagues.

Business Insider

May 8, 2018

Su'ad Abdul Khabeer, associate professor of American culture, discussed how perceptions of Islam don't always fit reality.


May 8, 2018

To develop its auto industry in North America, China must innovate and invest continuously in quality, design and reliability, and find segments that are not crowded and target those, says Puneet Manchanda, professor of marketing.

China Daily / Xinhua

May 8, 2018

"I think we'll see the end of those crazy four-lines, unlimited-everything, free-week-in-Toledo-if-you-sign-up-now deals," said Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business, commenting on the $26.5 billion merger agreement between T-Mobile and Sprint.


May 8, 2018

Betsey Stevenson, associate professor of public policy, and economics, was interviewed about the slack in the U.S. labor market, lagging wage growth and the tax consequences of divorce.

Bloomberg (21:52 mark)

May 7, 2018

"We’re not out to provoke ICE, just to offer a path to a reasonable solution. Demonstrating ties to a community, ties to a profession, ties to a respected program at a major university for this journalist, who wants so much to move forward, that must surely open a door to resolution," said Wallace House Director Lynette Clemetson, regarding the invitation to Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, who is awaiting appeal of his deportation case, to serve as a Senior Press Freedom Fellow at U-M.

The New Yorker

May 7, 2018

Drug prices are "easy to raise and harder to lower, particularly if there's no competition. The mystery isn't, 'Why don't drug prices go down?' It's more, 'Why don’t they go up more?'" said Nicholson Price, assistant professor of law.

The Washington Post

May 7, 2018

Rajeev Batra, professor of marketing, and Fred Feinberg, professor of marketing and statistics, discussed the recent CMO Forum at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the school's innovative approach to marketing education.