Blaise Boles, assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, was quoted in an article about his research that found the soap compound Triclosan could make it easier for Staph bacteria to colonize in people's noses.
The Huffington Post
Research by Eric Kim, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology, shows that optimism can significantly lower the risk of developing heart failure in older adults.
Business Standard (India)
"The administration's claims regarding the gender pay gap are faulty, and its proposal to make it easier for women to sue employers for equal pay would create a disincentive for firms to hire women," wrote Mark Perry, professor of finance at UM-Flint, in an opinion piece asserting a pay gap between men and women doesn't truly exist when other factors are considered.
The Wall Street Journal
Laura Kasischke, professor of English language and literature, was the subject of a feature story that provides an inside look at her award-winning career as a novelist and poet.
The Detroit News
"We don't consider the interest of dead people and their reputation as particularly important, at least not important enough to have legal procedures attached to it," said Samuel Gross, professor of law, on the recent denial of a posthumous pardon for an executed Texas inmate.
Matthew Kaplan, interim director of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, and Perry Samson, professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, were quoted in an article about innovative teaching methods that create a buzz among students.
The New York Times
"The case can be made that the norms against discussing compensation are fairly entrenched. On the one hand, we are this culture that valorizes wealth and prestige, but we hate to talk about it," said Leigh Tost, assistant professor of management and organizations.
Lisa Sturm, director of infection control and epidemiology at the U-M Hospitals, offered advice on preventing the spread of bacteria through the use of earbuds.
The Wall Street Journal
"If aspiring entrepreneurs learn nothing else in school, they should learn how to deal with failure. The reason is simple: most startups fail. And every entrepreneur knows that failure is part of the process, whether it is failing to close a sale, raise venture capital, or gain regulatory approval for a new product or service," said Stewart Thornhill, professor and executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Arthur Lupia, professor of political science, was quoted about the upcoming retirements of members of Michigan's congressional delegation.