March 02, 2021

In the News

  1. December 3, 2013

    Bob Bain, associate professor of education and history, and designer of the curriculum for Bill Gates’ Big History Project: “This does what a good history course should have always been doing. It presents the opportunity to use other disciplines. It’s an on-ramp for students to learning in every subject.”

    Detroit Free Press
  2. December 3, 2013

    A story about the link between improved health care and a worldwide trend of less Alzheimer’s disease quoted Dr. Ken Langa, professor of internal medicine, and health management and policy.

    United Press International
  3. December 3, 2013

    “The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts,” written by Nicholas Delbanco, professor of English language and literature, was the subject of a featured book review.

    Baltimore Sun / Los Angeles Times
  4. December 2, 2013

    Joel Bregman, professor of astronomy, was quoted in a story about an extremely bright black hole in a neighboring galaxy that may cause scientists to rethink how some black holes radiate energy.

    International Business Times
  5. December 2, 2013

    “Tea Partiers assume that senators chosen by the states would automatically thwart federal power. But it’s possible that these senators would be just as friendly to taxation and regulation as the current ones,” Ken Kollman, professor of political science, wrote in an op-ed article.

    The New York Times
  6. December 2, 2013

    Regarding efforts to combat the manipulation of low-priced stocks offered by small public companies, Adam Pritchard, professor of law, said, “The problem with policing fraudulent microcaps is that they are like mushrooms. They keep popping up no matter how many you shut down.”

    The Washington Post
  7. December 1, 2013

    Craig Wilkins, lecturer III in urban planning, discussed Doorstops Detroit, in which he works with local artists and others to create an artistic new take on city bus shelters by using discarded materials.

    The Detroit News
  8. December 1, 2013

    Dr. Thomas Crawford, clinical assistant professor of internal medicine, was quoted in a story about a British charity that wants to recycle life-saving pacemakers for use in developing countries.

    BBC
  9. December 1, 2013

    Hillary Frazier, social media specialist, was interviewed about the university being a launch partner for Pinterest’s new  “Places” boards.

    EdTech
  10. November 26, 2013

    Nicholas Howson, professor of law, was quoted about the legal risks and uncertainty regarding the Shanghai Free-trade Zone, which was launched in late September.

    South China Morning Post