In the News

  1. March 17, 2015

    Christian Sandvig, associate professor of information and communication studies, spoke at South by Southwest 2015 about the inherent biases and influence of content-curation algorithms used by tech giants Facebook, Google and Amazon.

    International Business Times
  2. March 16, 2015

    Joseph Rosa, professor of architecture and director of the U-M Museum of Art, was quoted in an article about “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit,” the most significant exhibition the Detroit Institute of Arts has mounted in decades.

    The Detroit News
  3. March 16, 2015

    Alison Davis-Blake, dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and M.S. Krishnan, associate dean of global initiatives at Ross, spoke about the school’s efforts to expand its presence in China and ramp up research collaborations with partner schools.

    China Daily
  4. March 16, 2015

    Dr. William Lynch, associate professor of thoracic surgery, and Dr. Alvaro Rojas-Pena, research investigator of surgery, were featured in a story about the first patient whose life was saved by a new machine developed at U-M that keeps donor lungs “alive” outside the human body.

    Detroit Free Press
  5. March 15, 2015

    A study by Susan Ashford, professor of management and organizations, explored how freelancers and others working outside a traditional work setting monitor their time and stay disciplined.

    The Huffington Post
  6. March 15, 2015

    Dae Hee Kwak, assistant professor of sport management, says that flipping a coin yields better results than trying to select winning teams in NCAA March Madness basketball pools.

    ABC News Radio
  7. March 15, 2015

    Research by Eric Kort, assistant professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, found that agricultural crops play a big role in seasonal swings of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

    The Economic Times (India)
  8. March 12, 2015

    Terry Wilfong, professor of Egyptology and a curator at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, was interviewed about his exhibition “Death Dogs: The Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt.”

    Michigan Radio
  9. March 12, 2015

    “There’s nothing troublesome, problematic or shady about two willing individuals agreeing to a price for a product and engaging in a completely voluntary transaction,” said Mark Perry, professor of finance at UM-Flint, regarding a legislative proposal to end Michigan’s anti-scalping ticket law.

    The Detroit News
  10. March 12, 2015

    Ronald Suny, professor of history and political science, spoke about the “forgotten” genocide of Armenians in Turkey during the early 20th century.

    Al Jazeera America