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January 30, 2014

"Because most citizens experience the State of the Union response as a television program, we shouldn't be surprised when they judge it harshly as such. The parties can do better," said Arthur Lupia, professor of political science.

The Christian Science Monitor

January 29, 2014

Ann Lin, associate professor of public policy and political science, commented on Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to recruit 50,000 immigrants to revitalize Detroit: "You want to think very carefully about what the preconditions of immigration are. You don't want to say, 'Let's bring in smart people and hope that some of them will create businesses.'"

Christian Science Monitor

January 29, 2014

Research by Gina Poe, associate professor of anesthesiology and molecular and integrative physiology, was cited in an article about a new study showing that post-traumatic stress disorder may emerge from flaws in sleep's forgetting process.

Scientific American

January 28, 2014

An opinion piece co-authored by Jowei Chen, assistant professor of political science, asserts that gerrymandering is not the reason why Republicans currently control the U.S. House of Representatives.

The New York Times

January 28, 2014

Catherine Searle, a research fellow in ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in an article about a deadly disease that has decimated the populations of frogs and other amphibians since the 1980s.

The Scientist

January 28, 2014

Regarding the use of music videos to help young cancer patients feel better about themselves, Brad Zebrack, associate professor of social work, said, "One of the biggest challenges they face is the social isolation — having to spend a lot of time at home, not being able to be with their friends for a lot of time."


January 28, 2014

"We're starting to see the patterns with food addictions that we see in other addictions, and one of them is that younger people have more addiction problems," said Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology.

NBC News Today

January 27, 2014

Andy Hoffman, professor of management and organizations, and natural resources and environment, was interviewed about the problems that plagued a 1990s startup that recycled toxic waste.

The Boston Globe

January 27, 2014

John Pottow, professor of law, was quoted in a story about Gov. Rick Snyder's plan to spend up to $350 million to help fund Detroit's pensions if unions agree to stop fighting the city's bankruptcy.

Los Angeles Times

January 27, 2014

"Recent studies have shown that — per person, per driver and per household — we now have fewer light-duty vehicles, we drive each of them less and we consume less fuel than in the past," said Michael Sivak, research professor at the Transportation Research Institute.

USA Today