In the News

  1. April 6, 2014

    Regarding his research on migraine sufferers using Twitter to tweet about their misery, Dr. Alexandre DaSilva, assistant professor of dentistry, said: “I believe it gives some kind of relief to share the pain, and that provides so much information we don’t usually get.”

    Los Angeles Times
  2. April 6, 2014

    Kathleen Potempa, professor and dean of the School of Nursing, was quoted in a story about the best way to choose a primary care physician.

    Fox Business
  3. April 6, 2014

    Michael Heaney, assistant professor of organizational studies and political science, said that President Obama, in pushing a minimum-wage increase, is trying to generate increased enthusiasm among Democrats for the November midterm elections.

    National Public Radio
  4. April 3, 2014

    June Manning Thomas, professor of urban planning, and Roy Strickland, professor of architecture, were interviewed about the history of the Brewster-Douglass housing projects in Detroit.

    Michigan Radio
  5. April 3, 2014

    Michael Sivak, research professor at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, was quoted in a story about Americans’ declining reliance on cars.

    CBS Moneywatch
  6. April 3, 2014

    John Callewaert, integrated assessment program director at the Graham Sustainability Institute, was interviewed about what may be causing Great Lakes water levels to change, and how to adapt to the change.

    WDET Radio
  7. April 2, 2014

    Sridhar Kota, professor of mechanical engineering, was quoted in a story about about a national network of government-backed manufacturing institutes that can “stop the bleeding of next-generation technologies and their manufacturing to other countries.”

    Chicago Tribune
  8. April 2, 2014

    Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, said sanctions that would limit investment by U.S. automakers in Russia could benefit emerging Chinese automakers.

  9. April 2, 2014

    Michelle Segar, co-director of the Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center and research investigator at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, says that to stay motivated to exercise, people should use it as a way to feel better instead of exercising for health and weight loss.
  10. April 1, 2014

    Research by Dean Yang, associate professor of economics and public policy, examined ways to motivate migrant workers in India to make good financial decisions and save more money.

    Times of India