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December 4, 2013

“The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts,” written by Nicholas Delbanco, professor of English language and literature, was the subject of a featured book review.

Baltimore Sun / Los Angeles Times

December 3, 2013

Joel Bregman, professor of astronomy, was quoted in a story about an extremely bright black hole in a neighboring galaxy that may cause scientists to rethink how some black holes radiate energy.

International Business Times

December 3, 2013

“Tea Partiers assume that senators chosen by the states would automatically thwart federal power. But it’s possible that these senators would be just as friendly to taxation and regulation as the current ones,” Ken Kollman, professor of political science, wrote in an op-ed article.

The New York Times

December 3, 2013

Regarding efforts to combat the manipulation of low-priced stocks offered by small public companies, Adam Pritchard, professor of law, said, “The problem with policing fraudulent microcaps is that they are like mushrooms. They keep popping up no matter how many you shut down.”

The Washington Post

December 2, 2013

Craig Wilkins, lecturer III in urban planning, discussed Doorstops Detroit, in which he works with local artists and others to create an artistic new take on city bus shelters by using discarded materials.

The Detroit News

December 2, 2013

Dr. Thomas Crawford, clinical assistant professor of internal medicine, was quoted in a story about a British charity that wants to recycle life-saving pacemakers for use in developing countries.


December 2, 2013

Hillary Frazier, social media specialist, was interviewed about the university being a launch partner for Pinterest’s new  “Places” boards.


November 27, 2013

Nicholas Howson, professor of law, was quoted about the legal risks and uncertainty regarding the Shanghai Free-trade Zone, which was launched in late September.

South China Morning Post

November 27, 2013

“Most high-profile journals will insist that work that they accept for publication has not appeared elsewhere. So for investigators to share their data in advance of publication could actually jeopardize their ability to publish their work,” said J. David Allan, professor of natural resources and environment.

Michigan Radio

November 27, 2013

David Meyer, professor of psychology, was interviewed about the proposal to lift the Federal Communications Commission ban on cell phone use on airliners.