"I know it's negative attention, but who else are the Republican candidates? I’m not so sure. All you're trying to do is keep your name in the conversation," said Michael Heaney, assistant professor of organizational studies and political science, regarding Texas Gov. Rick Perry's indictment for alleged abuse of power.
International Business Times
Stewart Thornhill, professor of business administration and executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, was interviewed about how to learn entrepreneurship.
CNBC Squawk Box
Paolo Squatriti, professor of history, and romance languages and literatures, was quoted in an article about technological advances in the early Middle Ages.
"We're walking a line of trying to be vigilant and have a safe environment, without raising the kind of alarm that would unnecessarily escalate stigma and isolation of people," said Dr. Robert Winfield, U-M's chief health officer and director of the University Health Service, regarding the risk of an Ebola virus outbreak.
The New York Times
Bryce Pilz, clinical assistant professor of law, addressed privacy and safety concerns raised by commercial drone delivery programs like the one developed by Google.
The Christian Science Monitor
Robert Zucker, professor of psychology and psychiatry, and director of the Addiction Research Center, spoke about the impact that parental drinking has on kids' likelihood to imbibe.
Business Standard (India)
"Your body, the air, the walls, let's even throw in the stars and planets. All of that is made of atoms, but all of that only adds up to about 5 percent of the universe," said Katherine Freese, professor of physics.
Jon D. Miller, research scientist and director of the International Center for the Advancement of Scientific Literacy, was quoted in a story about Canadians' clearer understanding of and a more positive attitude toward science than people in most other developed countries.
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
"People have all kinds of assumptions about what 'affirmative action' or 'diversity programs' mean. Unfortunately, plenty of employees think it's about hiring people who are less qualified, just because they’re a member of a minority group," said David Mayer, associate professor of management and organizations.
Matthew Countryman, associate professor of history, American culture, and Afroamerican and African studies, was interviewed about riots sparked by confrontations between black residents and predominantly white police forces in Philadelphia and other U.S. cities in 1964.
National Public Radio