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June 27, 2014

Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, associate professor of neurology, was interviewed for a story about military veterans who suffered brain injuries while in the service and their chances of developing Alzheimer's decades later.

USA Today

June 27, 2014

Barry Rabe, professor of public policy, political science, and natural resources and environment, was quoted in an article about the efforts of the League of Conservation Voters to defeat congressional candidates who deny climate change.

U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2014

"You have to go through the process, kind of like learning a new language. You have to retrain your brain to see and understand those images that it's seeing," said Kari Branham, assistant research scientist in ophthalmology and visual sciences and a genetic counselor at the Kellog Eye Center, regarding a "bionic eye"-like device that helps users perceive simple flashes of light.


June 26, 2014

Vincent Hutchings, professor of political science and Afroamerican and African studies, was interviewed about the political survival of longtime U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel of New York.

National Public Radio

June 26, 2014

A study by Fabian Pfeffer, research assistant professor at the Institute for Social Research, shows that wealth inequality has nearly doubled over the past decade.


June 26, 2014

"We know that patients with MSI colon cancer do better without chemotherapy. But these improved survival benefits are limited among African-Americans with colon cancer," said Dr. John Carethers, professor of internal medicine.


June 25, 2014

Adam Pritchard, professor of law, spoke about a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that gives companies more ability to knock down securities-fraud lawsuits brought by investors.

The Wall Street Journal

June 25, 2014

"When you say, 'Line up here and you can scam the state,' you shouldn't be surprised if people line up and scam the state," said John Chamberlin, professor emeritus of public policy, who blames lawmakers for not enacting tougher laws to prevent Michigan charter school officials from benefiting financially from insider relationships.

Detroit Free Press

June 25, 2014

Michael Sivak, research professor at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, was interviewed about the steady rise in fuel efficiency of new vehicles in the United States.

NBC News

June 24, 2014

Research by Susan Dynarski, professor of public policy, economics and education, was cited in an op-ed article about simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.

The New York Times