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April 15, 2014

"We’re seeing more museums selling their collections to fend off debtors. But the scale with the DIA is unheard of. If this is allowed to happen, it's going to change the museum world forever," said Raymond Silverman, professor of history of art and African and Afroamerican studies.

The Detroit News

April 14, 2014

Daniel Forger, professor of mathematics, and computational medicine and bioinformatics, was interviewed about a new mobile jet-lag app to help travelers adjust to new time zones faster than previously thought.

The Associated Press

April 14, 2014

Blaise Boles, assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, was quoted in an article about his research that found the soap compound Triclosan could make it easier for Staph bacteria to colonize in people's noses.

The Huffington Post

April 14, 2014

Research by Eric Kim, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology, shows that optimism can significantly lower the risk of developing heart failure in older adults.

Business Standard (India)

April 11, 2014

"The administration's claims regarding the gender pay gap are faulty, and its proposal to make it easier for women to sue employers for equal pay would create a disincentive for firms to hire women," wrote Mark Perry, professor of finance at UM-Flint, in an opinion piece asserting a pay gap between men and women doesn't truly exist when other factors are considered.

The Wall Street Journal

April 11, 2014

Laura Kasischke, professor of English language and literature, was the subject of a feature story that provides an inside look at her award-winning career as a novelist and poet.

The Detroit News

April 11, 2014

"We don't consider the interest of dead people and their reputation as particularly important, at least not important enough to have legal procedures attached to it," said Samuel Gross, professor of law, on the recent denial of a posthumous pardon for an executed Texas inmate.

CBS News

April 10, 2014

Matthew Kaplan, interim director of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, and Perry Samson, professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, were quoted in an article about innovative teaching methods that create a buzz among students.

The New York Times

April 10, 2014

"The case can be made that the norms against discussing compensation are fairly entrenched. On the one hand, we are this culture that valorizes wealth and prestige, but we hate to talk about it," said Leigh Tost, assistant professor of management and organizations.

Fortune/CNN Money

April 10, 2014

Lisa Sturm, director of infection control and epidemiology at the U-M Hospitals, offered advice on preventing the spread of bacteria through the use of earbuds.

The Wall Street Journal

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