"We're planting seeds, so that when they get to upper echelons, tomorrow's leaders (will) think of themselves as a positive force for change," said Scott DeRue, professor of management, commenting on the Stephen M. Ross School of Business's mission to develop business leaders who make a positive difference in the world.
Comments by Gabrielle Hecht, professor of history, were featured in an article about the involvement of Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank in trading supplies of raw uranium used as a nuclear fuel ingredient.
Regarding the efficacy of flu shots, Dr. Arnold Monto, professor of public health and epidemiology, said: "We think that this is a good vaccine. It's not a great vaccine. We think that the disease that you get if you get vaccinated and still get infected is a milder disease.”
Michael Gordon, professor of business information technology, was interviewed about the difficulties facing microfinancing as it struggles to gain a foothold in South Africa.
The (London) Guardian
"Boards are chosen in order to increase shareholder wealth. Placing restrictions on the composition of a board will reduce value," said Amy Dittmar, associate professor of finance.
(Toronto) Globe and Mail
Jessica Litman, professor of law and information, was quoted about the U.S. Justice Department's effort to build criminal cases against distributors of illegal versions of copyrighted apps for Google's Android operating system.
The Wall Street Journal
Kenneth Warner, professor of health management and policy, was quoted in a story about health officials' increasingly hopeful predictions that the end of smoking may be in sight.
The Huffington Post
Dae Hee Kwak, assistant professor of sport management, was featured in a televised panel discussion about the auto industry's involvement in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Autoline This Week
An opinion piece by Marina Whitman, professor of public policy and business administration, called for the simplification of the U.S. tax code.
Detroit Free Press
Research by Michael Bastedo, associate professor of education and director of the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, and doctoral student Allyson Flaster was the subject of a column challenging the idea that many academically talented, low-income students who could succeed at top colleges are not applying to, enrolling in or graduating from them.
Inside Higher Education