In the News

  1. December 11, 2013

    Marina Whitman, professor of public policy and business administration, was quoted in a story about General Motors’ first female CEO.

    The New York Times
  2. December 11, 2013

    Pamela Smock, professor of sociology and women’s studies, regarding a report on the narrowing pay gap between men and women: “When we see our male CEOs taking off a day to care for a sick child, then we will be working in a more gender-equal workplace — and a more gender-equal world.”

    The Washington Post
  3. December 10, 2013

    Dr. Sofia Merajver, professor of epidemiology and internal medicine, was interviewed for a story about young women undergoing genetic testing for breast cancer.

    Michigan Radio
  4. December 10, 2013

    Comments by Brandon Schoettle, project manager at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, were featured in an article about why young people are driving less.

    Fox Business
  5. December 10, 2013

    Andrew Hoffman, professor of natural resources and environment and director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, warned against the downside of aggressive coalition-building in today’s environmental movement that could imperil a green group’s “brand and its credibility.”

    Environment & Energy Daily
  6. December 9, 2013

    A tribute to the late Nelson Mandela featured the photographs and recollections of David Turnley, associate professor of art and design, who spent 28 years photographing South Africa’s struggles with apartheid.

  7. December 9, 2013

    Allen Hicken, associate professor of political science, co-wrote a blog article about why anti-government protests in Thailand are unlikely to yield electoral success.

    The Washington Post
  8. December 9, 2013

    Research by Wayne Baker, professor of management and organizations, and sociology, shows that a person’s attitude toward work is more heavily influenced by his or her parents than previously thought.

    The (London) Daily Mail
  9. December 8, 2013

    Comments by Miles Kimball, professor of economics, were featured in a story about the digital currency Bitcoin.

    CNN Money
  10. December 8, 2013

    Khaled Mattawa, associate professor of English language and literature, spoke about the newfound sense of activism among residents of Tripoli: “It is a measure of their despair at the worsening security situation that the ordinary people of this city … are now gathering at a venerated public site to criticize the government in the open.”

    The New York Times