October 01, 2020

In the News

  1. April 27, 2014

    Daniel Crane, professor of law, was interviewed for a story about Apple, Google and two other major tech companies settling a lawsuit that accused them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley.

  2. April 24, 2014

    Martha Jones, associate professor of history, and Afroamerican and African studies, was interviewed about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a ban on affirmative action in Michigan.

    The Wall Street Journal
  3. April 24, 2014

    Research by Brian Min, assistant professor of political science, suggests that the availability of electricity just prior to elections in India influences outcomes.

    Business Standard (India)
  4. April 24, 2014

    John Woodrooffe, research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, said semitrailers hauling a pair of 33-foot trailers would be inherently more stable and safer than the 28-foot double-trailer rigs currently running on U.S. highways.

  5. April 23, 2014

    Regarding the ability of sailfish to swing their bills like baseball bats to capture prey, Paul Webb, professor of natural resources and environment, and ecology and evolutionary biology, said: “I think the sailfish have done something pretty clever in being able to get very close and then kick the crap out of their prey.”

    The Huffington Post
  6. April 23, 2014

    Michael Solomon, professor of chemical engineering and macromolecular science and engineering, was quoted in an article about a material that he and colleagues created that can change shape and color when subjected to different wavelengths of light.

    Popular Science
  7. April 23, 2014

    Mark Hunter, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and natural resources and environment, was interviewed about his research that shows that what is happening to moths in Finnish Lapland suggests we’re underestimating the effects of climate change because much of the harm is hidden from view.

    Michigan Radio
  8. April 22, 2014

    Comments by Betsey Stevenson, associate professor of economics and public policy, were featured in an opinion piece on income inequality and the need for flexible workplace family care policies.

    The New York Times
  9. April 22, 2014

    David Meyer, professor of psychology, was quoted about the effectiveness of brain-training games that claim to improve cognitive function.

    The Scientist
  10. April 22, 2014

    Research by Scott Page, professor of political science, complex systems and economics, on how the power of diversity creates better groups was cited in a story about the dearth of women in corporate leadership positions.