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March 28, 2017

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February 21, 2017

Research by Olga Yakusheva, associate professor of nursing, and health management and policy, suggests that the demands of motherhood might be to blame for lingering weight gain after pregnancy.

CBS News

February 21, 2017

Scott Flanders, professor of internal medicine, was interviewed about the causes of antibiotic resistance and how to combat over-prescription.

Michigan Radio

February 21, 2017

A story about the public health threat posed by chemical vapors that percolate up from the ground of former industrial or commercial sites featured comments by Stuart Batterman, professor of environmental health sciences, and civil and environmental engineering, and Edward Zellers, professor of environmental health sciences.

The Detroit News

February 20, 2017

Research by Linda Tesar, professor of economics, and Christopher House, associate professor of economics, found that Europe's spending cuts the last eight years — right after the worst economic crisis in 80 years — did not reduce debt levels but instead increased debt burdens.

The Washington Post

February 20, 2017

"Due to the aging and retirement of the country's white baby boom population, racial minorities will comprise all of the growth in the labor force population. As age dependency rises, the nation's productivity and seniors' well-being will be increasingly dependent on today's youthful minorities," said William Frey, research professor at the Institute for Social Research.


February 20, 2017

"The reason the Paris accord got signed is because so many companies wanted this. They are moving on this stuff, and the policies of (the Trump) administration are not going to radically shift their direction," said Andrew Hoffman, professor of management and organizations, and natural resources and environment.

Los Angeles Times

February 17, 2017

Brad Cardinale, professor of natural resources and environment, was quoted in a story about the economic and human health benefits of the Endangered Species Act, which protects ecosystems and biodiversity.


February 17, 2017

"It is possible that modern-day glaciers, not just the parts that are floating but the parts that are just touching the ocean, are more sensitive to ocean warming than we previously thought," said Jeremy Bassis, associate professor of climate and space sciences and engineering, and earth and environmental sciences.

International Business Times

February 17, 2017

Research by John Bound, professor of economics, and doctoral student Nicolas Morales suggests that highly skilled foreign workers lead to more innovation, cheaper products and higher profits in the technology sector, but the availability of cheaper labor also hurts native-born engineers.

The Atlantic

February 16, 2017

"'Lemonade' is really about how black women are treated in society historically, and in the contemporary moment, and it's about loving ourselves through all of that. So, in some ways, it's kind of fitting that she was left standing there," said LaKisha Simmons, assistant professor of history and women’s studies, on the failure of Beyonce's multi-Grammy-nominated album to win Album or Record of the Year.

The Guardian (Nigeria)