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November 26, 2013

David Nidever, a research fellow in astronomy, was quoted in an article about the collision of two dwarf galaxies in our local group of galaxies, sparking the nearest “starburst.”

Scientific American

November 26, 2013

Jonathan Freedman, professor of English language and literature, American studies and Judaic studies, wrote that massive open online courses “are just the latest incarnation of bringing watered-down versions of culture, knowledge and learning to a mass audience.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

November 26, 2013

Comments by Daniel Kruger, research assistant professor of health behavior and health education, were featured in a story about the “foraging for resources” and looting of stores in the Philippines by desperate survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.

The New York Times

November 25, 2013

“We will have to see quite a few readings of 3 percent or better (for gross domestic product) to bring unemployment down to a long-run normal rate,” said Daniil Manaenkov, assistant research scientist at the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics.

The Detroit News

November 25, 2013

Richard Curtin, director of the Surveys of Consumers, was quoted in a story about the economic outlook for small businesses nationwide.

The Wall Street Journal

November 25, 2013

Gerald Meyers, adjunct professor of management and organizations, regarding the U.S. auto bailout: “It wasn’t just GM [that was threatened], it was the whole supply chain underneath it, and the dealer organizations, and the customers’ retention to a U.S. producer. If you track that all the way down, [the $10 billion loss] was cheap. There was not a better alternative, and it certainly was worth it.”

The Christian Science Monitor

November 22, 2013

Donald Lopez, professor of Buddhist and Tibetan studies, was interviewed about his new book, “The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism,” hailed as the most authoritative and comprehensive English-language reference on Buddhism.

Michigan Radio

November 22, 2013

Lynn Wooten, clinical associate professor of strategy and management, was quoted in an article about embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

Fortune

November 22, 2013

“Opioid medications are being misused by adolescents at increasingly higher rates in the new millennium. In particular, athletes may have greater access to these medications, and parents and coaches should be aware of the potential danger of misusing these medications,” said Philip Veliz, a research fellow at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.

Reuters

November 21, 2013

John Meeker, associate professor of environmental health sciences, was quoted extensively about his research linking phthalates — chemical found in plastics and cosmetics — to premature births.

Reuters

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