August 07, 2020

In the News

  1. June 2, 2014

    “To me, the basis of future mass transit is not buses or trains running on fixed routes, but more of a sophisticated taxi system without drivers,” said Don Grimes, senior research associate at the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy.

  2. June 1, 2014

    Steven Broglio, associate professor of kinesiology, was quoted about his research in a new White House initiative on the effects and treatment of concussions in young athletes.

    Detroit Free Press
  3. June 1, 2014

    Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology, said the best way to keep kids healthy is to eliminate the option to eat junk food all together, rather than simply giving them more access to healthy fruits and vegetables: “No one is binging on broccoli. No one eats strawberries until they throw up. If these kids are so used to eating junk foods, those other foods just can’t compete.”

  4. June 1, 2014

    “If the person you’re confronting is male, it provides one more excuse to make him think, ‘Isn’t that just like a woman?’ And if she’s female, tears may make her feel defensive, guilty or at least uncomfortable, which is never a good idea in the workplace,” said Marina Whitman, professor of business administration and public policy, commenting on whether crying in the workplace is ever acceptable.

    The Huffington Post
  5. May 29, 2014

    U-M President Mary Sue Coleman in an editorial encourages new high school graduates to study science and technology, regardless of their career aspirations, and advises them to always embrace the unknown, expect to fail and do what you love: “There is nothing more powerful, more invigorating and more essential than creating and sharing knowledge. And there is nothing more inspiring than knowing you will be shaping our future.”

    The Detroit News
  6. May 29, 2014

    Susan Dynarski, professor of public policy, education and economics, was quoted in an article about a U.S. government proposal to ease credit standards for parent PLUS loans to finance their children’s college education.

    Bloomberg Businessweek
  7. May 29, 2014

    Adam Pritchard, professor of law, was prominently featured in a story about an impending Supreme Court case that will decide the future of securities fraud class actions, litigation that has generated more than $80 billion in settlements and untold billions more in legal fees.

    NBC News/Reuters
  8. May 28, 2014

    Comments by Amanda Krugliak, curator and arts programming manager for the Institute for the Humanities, were featured in a story about art collections of items left behind by undocumented migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Aljazeera America
  9. May 28, 2014

    “Every year, I say, ‘Once again this is the best, most-qualified, most all-around class we’ve ever admitted to the university,'” said Ted Spencer, associate vice provost and executive director of undergraduate admissions.

    The Detroit News
  10. May 28, 2014

    Richard Boothman, executive director of clinical safety at the U-M Health System, was interviewed about the Michigan Model, a collaborative and transparent approach to patient safety and medical mistakes.

    The New York Times