In the News

  1. November 3, 2015

    Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck, assistant professor of information, was quoted in a story about the ubiquity of photos of ordinary people, thanks to the proliferation of cameras, cell phones and social media.

    The Atlantic
  2. November 3, 2015

    A study by Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak, researchers at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, found that self-driving cars have higher crash rates than cars driven by humans, although crashes are minor and may be caused by other drivers surprised by the actions of self-driving cars.

  3. November 2, 2015

    Alex Kondrashov, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in a story that suggests that men, like women, also have biological clocks.

    The Washington Post
  4. November 2, 2015

    Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, and colleague Josh Fangmeier, senior health policy analyst, say Michigan’s highly competitive health insurance market helps temper the cost of plans on the state’s health care exchange.

    The Associated Press
  5. November 2, 2015

    Comments by Shuming Bao, director of U-M’s China Data Center, were featured in an article about China’s elimination of its one-child policy.

    International Business Times
  6. November 1, 2015

    Tiya Miles was interviewed about how “ghost tours” in the South often exploit African-American slavery.

    National Public Radio
  7. November 1, 2015

    New research by Dr. Jeremy Sussman, assistant professor of internal medicine, suggests that when it comes to treating seniors with diabetes, doctors often don’t cut back on medications, even when treatment goals are surpassed.

    U.S. News and World Report
  8. October 31, 2015

    Dr. Sanjay Saint, professor of internal medicine, discussed his research that indicates Oliver Cromwell, the 17th-century English Protestant military and political leader, died not of poisoning, as some have suggested, but from a one-two punch of malaria and typhoid fever.

    The Baltimore Sun
  9. October 29, 2015

    Mary Gallagher, associate professor of political science and director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, was interviewed about poverty reduction in China.

    CCTV America
  10. October 29, 2015

    Aaron Kall, director of the U-M Debate Program and Michigan Debate Institutes, offered insights on the performance of candidates in Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate.

    The Detroit News