January 18, 2021

In the News

  1. October 1, 2014

    Marisa Eisenberg, assistant professor of epidemiology and mathematics, and Eden Wells, clinical associate professor of epidemiology, spoke about the difficulty in measuring and predicting Ebola’s true impact.

    Time
  2. October 1, 2014

    “A careful look at the many considerations involved suggests that environmentally led efforts to jumpstart the market for electric cars amount to putting the cart before the horse,” said John DeCicco, research professor at the U-M Energy Institute.

    The Christian Science Monitor
  3. October 1, 2014

    Reuven Avi-Yonah, professor of law, criticized American companies that benefit from U.S. higher education and government-paid basic research but place their intellectual property in overseas low-tax jurisdictions.

    The New York Times
  4. September 30, 2014

    Research by Kent Berridge, professor of psychology, was featured in an article about understanding the biology of rewards, and how and where pleasure and motivation originate in the brain.

    The New Yorker
  5. September 30, 2014

    Mary Gallagher, director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies and associate professor of political science, was quoted in a story about the Chinese government’s fear that the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong will spur sympathy demonstrations throughout China.

    New Republic
  6. September 30, 2014

    An exhibit of woodcut prints at the Detroit Artists Market is curated by Endi Poskovic, professor of art and design, and showcases the work of Goedele Peters, a visiting artist at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design.

    The Detroit News
  7. September 29, 2014

    President Mark S. Schlissel addressed various issues affecting higher education, including college costs and student debt, admission policies, curricula, academic standards, faculty issues, research capabilities, and how universities prepare graduates for careers and adult life.

    C-SPAN Washington Journal
  8. September 29, 2014

    “I keep telling my students if the bottom line is their only bottom line and they want to flip something as fast as possible, move to Silicon Valley and get in line with everyone else. If however, they want to roll their sleeves up for the long haul, they should get involved with something already happening in Detroit,” said John Marshall, associate professor of art and design, and architecture and urban planning.

    Dwell
  9. September 29, 2014

    In an op-ed article, Louisa Lim, visiting professor of journalism, says that tactics used against pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong in the past few days are reminiscent of those used in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989.

    The New York Times
  10. September 28, 2014

    Stephen Forrest, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and material science and engineering, spoke about extending the lifetime of blue organic light emitting diodes, which could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and produce better TV display screens.

    The Times of India