In the News

  1. February 25, 2014

    Comments by Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, were featured in a story about whether or not “religious freedom” laws could be a license to discriminate.

  2. February 25, 2014

    Michael Traugott, professor of communication studies and political science, was quoted in an article about the likelihood of Debbie Dingell running for her husband John’s congressional seat when he retires.

    Detroit Free Press
  3. February 24, 2014

    Scott Kurashige, professor of American culture, and Gloria House, professor of humanities and African and African American studies, were interviewed about Grace Lee Boggs, a 98-year-old Detroit activist from the time of Malcolm X and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

  4. February 24, 2014

    Nicholas Delbanco, professor of English, wrote a review of Lawrence Buell’s new book, “The Dream of the Great American Novel.”

    Chicago Tribune
  5. February 24, 2014

    Huda Akil, professor of neurosciences and psychiatry, was quoted about the negative effects solitary confinement can have on a prisoner’s brain.

  6. February 23, 2014

    Regarding the efficacy of federal programs to prevent psychological disorders in military veterans, Kenneth Warner, professor of public health, said: “A lot of programs don’t have any good data behind them. We remain uncertain about which approaches work and which ones are ineffective.”

    Los Angeles Times
  7. February 23, 2014

    Research by Dr. Erin Bonar, assistant professor of psychiatry, suggests that people who engage in excessive tanning may have mental health issues.

  8. February 23, 2014

    “High wages make your employees better customers. You’re putting this money in the hands of people who are most definitely going to spend it. They’re not socking it away in mutual funds. The money goes back into the economy pretty quickly,” said Wallace Hopp, professor of technology and operations.

    The Washington Post
  9. February 20, 2014

    Aswin Punathambekar, associate professor of communication studies, was quoted in an article about extravagant Indian-American weddings in the U.S.

    Business Standard (India)
  10. February 20, 2014

    “Breast reconstruction has a big impact on quality of life for breast cancer survivors. As we are seeing more women survive breast cancer, we need to focus on long-term survivorship issues and ensuring that women have access to this important part of treatment,” said Dr. Reshma Jagsi, associate professor of radiation oncology.

    CBS News