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May 25, 2019


February 7, 2014

U-M poll: Detroit bankruptcy was the right decision

Despite concerns about Detroit's bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right thing to do, according to a poll by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

February 7, 2014

As the temperature drops, your risk of fracture rises

Record-setting winter weather in the U.S. has led to lots of road condition advisories, but could there also be a slip and fall alert? By analyzing various conditions – like snow, wind speed, temperature – into a ‘Slipperiness Score,’ a University of Michigan Health System study helps identify what days are the most risky for slip and fall injuries. 

February 7, 2014

Dr. Jack Gobetti's 35,000 clinical oral pathology images 'a gold mine'

Even though he retired seven years ago, Dr. Jack Gobetti wants his lifetime of teaching and patient care to benefit students well into the future. That’s why he is allowing the School of Dentistry to use more than 35,000 clinical oral pathology images he captured with a camera during his 38 years of teaching and providing patient care at the school.

February 7, 2014

Global corporate responsibility goes beyond banning bribes

Companies must see combating corruption and promoting human rights as connected and complementary moral duties in the countries where they operate, according to researchers at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

February 7, 2014

How states can encourage Web-based health care in hospitals

In the first national look at how broadly Web-based technologies are being used to provide health care, a University of Michigan researcher has found that 42 percent of U.S. hospitals use some type of "telehealth" approach.