August 13, 2020

In the News

  1. May 26, 2014

    Research by Sarah Hawley, associate professor of internal medicine and health management and policy, shows that most women who get a double mastectomy don’t need it.

    NBC News
  2. May 22, 2014

    “When you get to three or four hours each day, that screen time crowds out other important activities that babies and young kids should be engaging in: looking at books, going for walks or playing outside,” said Dr. Matthew Davis, professor of health management and policy, and pediatrics and communicable diseases, regarding children’s use of mobile phones, tablets, computers, television and video games.

    South China Morning Post
  3. May 22, 2014

    Jim Diana, professor of natural resources and environment and director of Michigan Sea Grant, and Elizabeth LaPorte, Sea Grant’s communications and education services director, were quoted in an article about lifesaving aids being placed at 10 public beaches along Lake Michigan in an effort to prevent drowning due to dangerous currents.

    Detroit Free Press
  4. May 22, 2014

    Alex Halderman, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was interviewed about computer security risks associated with electronic voting.

    National Public Radio
  5. May 21, 2014

    Comments by Dr. Eva Feldman, professor of neurology, were featured in a story about a collaboration between U-M medical scientists and Detroit-area artists, in which the artists create unique works after discussing the nature of creativity with their medical counterparts.

    The Detroit News
  6. May 21, 2014

    “It’s not a surprise. All you have to do is watch a bunch of little kids in a playground or a park. They run and run and run,” said Huda Akil, professor of psychiatry, commenting on research that shows mice — even those not caged — actually like running on an exercise wheel.

    The New York Times
  7. May 21, 2014

    Trivellore Raghunathan, professor of biostatistics and director of the Survey Research Center, was interviewed about research and education in the United States and India.

    The Times of India
  8. May 20, 2014

    “Congress’ strategy to lure rural voters by promising lavish new spending did not work this time around. It no longer seems that Indians feel locked into voting for the same party over and over,” said Brian Min, assistant professor of political science, regarding the historic rout suffered by India’s Congress Party.

    Economic Times (India)
  9. May 20, 2014

    Jim Sayer, research scientist, and Brandon Schoettle, project manager, both of the U-M Transportation Research Institute, were interviewed about the privacy concerns some drivers may have about connected vehicle technology.

    Michigan Radio
  10. May 20, 2014

    Stephen Griffes, information resources senior supervisor at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, spoke about the new napping station installed to give students a place to catch a quick nap while studying.

    The Detroit News