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October 30, 2014

"I would say (Gov. Rick Snyder) has a solid lead. Based upon the polls, I would be very surprised to see (Mark) Schauer win the election. It's not inconceivable, but it definitely looks like the polls lean in Snyder's direction," said Michael Heaney, assistant professor of political science and organizational studies, regarding Michigan's gubernatorial race.

MSNBC

October 30, 2014

Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, and Dr. John Greden, professor of psychiatry and executive director of the Comprehensive Depression Center, co-wrote a column about how the passage of Michigan’s autism legislation proves the power of personal advocacy in public policy.

The Detroit News

October 29, 2014

"The difference between an entrepreneur and a nonentrepreneur is the simple act of starting. Lots of people have great ideas but don't take that one step," said Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Business News Daily

October 29, 2014

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra opened its performance last week with "Lost Vegas" by Michael Daugherty, professor of music. It was  described as "an entertaining 15-minute romp … the brassy, syncopated snap, technicolor orchestration and friendly vibe were all instantly identifiable markers of the University of Michigan composer's voice."

Detroit Free Press

October 29, 2014

“I think big data has a huge potential to help fight not only Ebola, but other disease outbreaks. We need to find a way to do these things on a large scale, using real-time data because time is of the essence," said Marisa Eisenberg, assistant professor of epidemiology and mathematics.

Japan Today

October 28, 2014

Research by Dr. Vineet Chopra, assistant professor of internal medicine, found that about one in five doctors are unaware that their hospital patients may have a central venous catheter.

U.S. News & World Report

October 28, 2014

Andy Hoffman, professor of natural resources and environment, and management and organizations, and director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, says the next phase in the evolution of corporate sustainability includes collaborative group efforts to approach crises by framing problems and solutions in terms of systems.

Inc.

October 28, 2014

Michael Traugott, professor emeritus of communication studies and political science, was quoted in a story about Gary Peters' lead in the polls in his U.S. Senate race against Terri Lynn Land.

Detroit Free Press

October 27, 2014

Susan Collins, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and professor of public policy and economics, was quoted in a story about scant attention paid to economic issues in this year's U.S. Senate races.

Marketwatch

October 27, 2014

"This is an embarrassment for the state of Michigan and democracy. When no one was looking, the car dealers slipped language into the bill that would strengthen their case against Tesla," said Daniel Crane, professor of law.

Detroit Free Press

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