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December 6, 2013

David Hsu, research assistant professor of psychiatry, explained how the brain deals with the pain of social rejection.

Inside Higher Ed

December 6, 2013

Describing the phenomenon of highway hypnosis, Sean Meehan, assistant professor of kinesiology, said, “I’m sure most people experienced this on a long trip where they all of the sudden realize they really haven’t been aware of what they’re doing.”

ABC News Radio

December 6, 2013

Michael Sivak, research professor at the Transportation Research Institute, was quoted in a story about a rise in gasoline demand, spurred by a recovering economy and cheaper prices at the pump.


December 5, 2013

James O'Shea, a visiting professor of journalism and lecturer in communication studies, was interviewed about the struggles of the newspaper industry.

Michigan Radio

December 5, 2013

Research by Pejman Rohani, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, complex systems, and epidemiology, shows that culling bat populations does not stop the rabies virus.

NBC News

December 5, 2013

David Uhlmann, Jeffrey F. Liss Professor from Practice and director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program, was quoted in an article about the first criminal case to go to trial arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


December 4, 2013

Bob Bain, associate professor of education and history, and designer of the curriculum for Bill Gates’ Big History Project: “This does what a good history course should have always been doing. It presents the opportunity to use other disciplines. It’s an on-ramp for students to learning in every subject.”

Detroit Free Press

December 4, 2013

A story about the link between improved health care and a worldwide trend of less Alzheimer’s disease quoted Dr. Ken Langa, professor of internal medicine, and health management and policy.

United Press International

December 4, 2013

“The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts,” written by Nicholas Delbanco, professor of English language and literature, was the subject of a featured book review.

Baltimore Sun / Los Angeles Times

December 3, 2013

Joel Bregman, professor of astronomy, was quoted in a story about an extremely bright black hole in a neighboring galaxy that may cause scientists to rethink how some black holes radiate energy.

International Business Times