In the News

  1. January 21, 2015

    Richard Janko, professor of classical studies, was quoted in an article about new technology that may allow scholars to someday read ancient papyrus rolls that were carbonized in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

    The New York Times
  2. January 21, 2015

    Research by Dr. Christine Cigolle, assistant professor of family medicine, and colleagues found that the rate of older people who suffer a fall is on the rise.

    U.S. News & World Report
  3. January 20, 2015

    “Curiously, the fascination that Americans today have with the island has everything to do with the fact that Cuba managed to exist for a half century without the United States being there,” said Ruth Behar, professor of anthropology.

    The Huffington Post
  4. January 20, 2015

    Research by J. Todd Arnedt, associate professor of psychiatry, suggests that drinking alcohol before bedtime can help people fall asleep fast, but does not allow the body to go through its natural sleep cycle.

    International Business Times
  5. January 20, 2015

    Michael Bernitsas, professor of naval architecture and marine engineering, and mechanical engineering, was quoted about a device that uses university-patented technology to harvest energy from river bottoms.

    Detroit Free Press
  6. January 19, 2015

    Eileen Pollack, professor of English language and literature, was interviewed about the lack of women in the sciences and other “genius” fields.

    NBC News
  7. January 19, 2015

    A recent court decision that lowered the ceiling on a fine for BP’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is a major victory for the company, said David Uhlmann, director of the Law School’s Environmental Law and Policy Program.

    The New York Times
  8. January 19, 2015

    Comments by Lynn Wooten, clinical professor of strategy, and management and organizations, were featured in a story about why failure in business isn’t always a bad thing.

  9. January 18, 2015

    Research by Dr. Daniel Morgan, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and colleagues found nearly 20 percent of women who undergo a hysterectomy for benign conditions may not need the surgery.

    The Huffington Post
  10. January 18, 2015

    Martin Zimmerman, clinical professor of business administration, said “regulators are going to have to come to terms with lower oil prices” as automakers begin to push back against tough government targets to raise average fuel efficiency by 2025.

    The China Post