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May 2, 2014

John O'Shea, professor of anthropology, and colleagues discovered an elaborate array of stone lanes and structures in Lake Huron, believed to be the most complex set of ancient hunting structures ever found beneath the Great Lakes.

Discovery

May 2, 2014

Thomas Robins, professor of environmental health sciences, was quoted in a story about South African environmental activist Desmond D'Sa.

The Huffington Post

May 2, 2014

Research by Robert Willis, professor of economics and research professor at the Institute for Social Research, found that 80 percent of spouses who are approaching or experiencing dementia, and have been responsible for the couple’s finances previously, are still managing the couples’ money.

Forbes

May 1, 2014

Juan Cole, professor of history, was quoted in a story regarding Secretary of State John Kerry's use of the word "apartheid" to describe where Israel could be headed without the creation of a Palestinian state in the Israeli-controlled West Bank.

The Christian Science Monitor

May 1, 2014

Research by Micaela Martinez-Bakker and Kevin Bakker, both doctoral students in ecology and evolutionary biology, shows that peak months for births change with latitude — the most popular month for birthdays occurs earlier in the year the farther north from the equator.

Slate

May 1, 2014

William Novak, professor of law and history, was interviewed about a forthcoming Nebraska Supreme Court decision that could impact the future of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Bloomberg Businessweek

April 30, 2014

"Chinese recognize income inequality as a serious social problem. On the other hand, they seem to have high tolerance for income inequality. They don't like it, but they seem to accept it as a fact of life," said Yu Xie, professor of sociology, statistics and public policy.

Bloomberg Businessweek

April 30, 2014

A study by Yvonne Terry-McElrath, research associate at the Institute for Social Research, found that teens who mix alcohol and marijuana are more likely to be dangerous on the road than teens who use one drug or the other.

U.S. News & World Report

April 29, 2014

"Our schools, from very early on, are unequal. And the outcomes that the schools produce are unequal … because of deep segregation. Because of the way the tax base funds school districts according largely to residents' real estate values, you will have Detroit schools working with much less money than in the suburbs," said Julie Posselt, assistant professor of education.

Detroit Free Press

April 29, 2014

Ted Brader, professor of political science, was cited in an article on ways that the Republican Party can attract women voters.

Forbes

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