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April 28, 2017

In The News

April 6, 2017

Amanda Lotz, professor of communication studies and screen arts and cultures, says that CBS gets more than subscribers from its All Access streaming channel — it also gets data on what and how much viewers watch.

Marketplace

April 5, 2017

Comments by Anna Kirkland, associate professor of women's studies and political science, and associate director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, were featured in a story about how companies that make self-driving cars will deal with litigation.

Automotive News

April 5, 2017

"In a world where Obamacare is not going to be repealed and replaced, do you work to try to make it succeed, or do you take steps to undermine it in order to continue blaming President Obama and the Democrats for the dysfunction of the health care system? Right now we don't know the answer, and we are getting conflicting signals from the administration," said Nicholas Bagley, professor of law.

The Associated Press

April 5, 2017

Research by Eduardo Villamor, professor of epidemiology and research professor at the Center for Human Growth and Development, suggests that kids are more likely to develop childhood epilepsy if their mothers were overweight or obese early in pregnancy.

HealthDay

April 4, 2017

"The notion that there just aren't enough decently qualified people in the U.S., and that's why you have to go overseas, I think is hype," said John Bound, professor of economics, on the tech industry's use of the federal H-1B visa program to hire up to 85,000 skilled guest workers each year.

The Boston Globe

April 4, 2017

Michael Sabel, associate professor of surgery, was interviewed for a story about the steep rise in mastectomies in midwestern states.

CNN

April 4, 2017

The Trump administration's best bet for saving the travel ban is to have the case go before the U.S. Supreme Court, said Richard Primus, professor of law. "What a ruling in the 4th Circuit in favor of the administration would do is create a split in authority between federal courts in different parts of the country. Cases with splits in authority are cases the U.S. Supreme Court exists to resolve."

The Associated Press

April 3, 2017

Jacob Abernethy, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, believes that the state of Michigan's plan to spend $87 million to replace thousands of lead pipes throughout Flint over the next three years is feasible: "It's been a slow project for a lot of reasons … (but officials) have figured out how to make this thing go fast."

The New York Times

April 3, 2017

Research by Joshua Stein, associate professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and health management and policy, found that a large percentage of children with diabetes are not getting necessary vision exams.

Michigan Radio

April 3, 2017

"People may overestimate their ability to achieve work-life balance. But it turns out, it’s a much more difficult task than anyone imagined. It requires more savvy, more discipline. And we’re not tuned into that," said David Dunning, professor of psychology.

New York Magazine

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