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September 15, 2014

A new report by policy analyst Rachel Hampton and Barry Rabe, professor of public policy and director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy, found that state taxes on thousands of new oil and gas wells have remained the same or even fallen during the past decade.

U.S. News & World Report

September 12, 2014

Don Scavia, director of the Graham Sustainability Institute and professor of natural resources and environment, and civil and environmental engineering, was quoted in a story about how many U.S. communities deal with the effects of climate change but avoid partisan political warfare by calling it something else.

The Associated Press

September 12, 2014

A report by doctoral student Carla Maria Kayanan and David Bieri, assistant professor of urban and regional planning, found that billions of tax dollars in Michigan are being diverted to unelected authorities with little or no state oversight.


September 12, 2014

"Older husbands and wives in better marriages are more satisfied with their lives. But overall life satisfaction for an unhappily married man depends on how his wife describes their relationship," said Vicki Freedman, research professor at the Institute for Social Research.

Fox News

September 11, 2014

Kevin Fu, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, said most of us don't realize that when we take photos on smartphones, there's really no delete button on the Internet.

Michigan Radio

September 11, 2014

Research by Neal Krause, professor of health behavior and health education, shows church members who volunteer are more likely to have close friends in their religious communities who provide emotional support — one reason why people feel more grateful to God.

The Huffington Post

September 10, 2014

A feature article on Deborah Loewenberg Ball, professor and dean of education, chronicled how this "pedagogical daredevil" revolutionized learning for elementary school math students early in her teaching career — and still does today.


September 10, 2014

"Trauma gets a lot of attention, but it's not just trauma — it's also reconnecting and rebuilding relationships and struggling to redefine your role in the family after you've been gone for some time," said Katherine Rosenblum, associate professor of psychiatry, about the challenges faced by military families after deployment.

The Washington Post

September 10, 2014

Daniel Crane, professor and associate dean of law, was interviewed about tech companies Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe fighting a court order to come up with more money to settle a class-action lawsuit that accuses them of conspiring against their own employees.

The New York Times

September 10, 2014

An article explores the findings of a new book by Carl Schneider, professor of law, which takes issue with the implied benefits of mandated disclosure laws.