November 27, 2020

In the News

  1. October 20, 2013

    A story featured the research of Mark E. Newman, professor of physics, suggesting the spread of the Black Death in the 14th century offers clues about social networks in medieval times.

    BBC
  2. October 20, 2013

    Peter Adriaens, professor of entrepreneurship, civil and environmental engineering, and natural resources and environment, was quoted in an article about Twitter’s lack of patents and how that poses a risk to investors.

    Bloomberg
  3. October 20, 2013

    In a story about workplace health and wellness programs, Dr. Caroline Richardson, associate professor of family medicine, said, “As the costs of health care keep going up and the costs are really impacting our economy, it becomes worth it to people to invest in systems to help people lose weight.”

    Detroit Free Press
  4. October 20, 2013

    In a story about the ability of monkeys, like humans, to wait for each other to “talk” before responding, Thore Bergman, assistant professor of psychology and ecology and evolutionary biology, said, “Such coordination is one of the many aspects of human language that are difficult to study evolutionarily because language is so different from what animals do.”

    Nature
  5. October 20, 2013

    Ted Spencer, associate vice provost and executive director of undergraduate admissions, said, “We’re seeing stronger and stronger students apply to the university. The trend is the more selective you are, the more students apply.”

    Ann Arbor News/MLive
  6. October 17, 2013

    Allison Aiello, associate professor of epidemiology, was interviewed about the ineffectiveness — and even harmful effects — of hand sanitizers.

    CNN
  7. October 17, 2013

    In an article about gluttony, Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology, was quoted as saying, “The brain response to high-sugar, high-fat foods is much stronger than to foods found in nature. In the food industry, they amp that stuff up to a point where our brain is really going to react.”

    Scientific American
  8. October 17, 2013

    Mark Barteau, professor of chemical engineering and director of the U-M Energy Institute, was quoted about a new U-M/Ford Motor Co. battery research and manufacturing lab to aid development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.

    The Associated Press