In the News

  1. November 14, 2013

    Dr. John Birkmeyer, professor of surgery, talked about the relationship between a surgeon’s operative skill and how well patients recover from surgery.

    The New York Times
  2. November 14, 2013

    Jane Dutton, professor of organizational behavior, human resource management, corporate strategy and international business, was quoted in an article about a musician who uses songwriting to help people do their jobs better.

  3. November 14, 2013

    “We want to demonstrate fully driverless vehicles operating within the whole infrastructure of the city (of Ann Arbor) … to show that these can be safe, effective and commercially successful,” said Peter Sweatman, director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.

    The Associated Press
  4. November 13, 2013

    Margaret Dewar, professor of urban and regional planning, was quoted about how large, mostly industrial cities are choosing to raze old, abandoned structures but not rebuild.

    The New York Times
  5. November 13, 2013

    A story about a free medical clinic run by U-M students featured Dr. Brent Williams, associate professor of internal medicine, and medical students Shannon Cramm, Chelsea Reighard and Lauren Wozniak

    The Atlantic
  6. November 13, 2013

    “History suggests that when a disaster happens, a connection to those with political power matters for the flow of disaster aid, (but) given the historic nature of Typhoon Haiyan, we hope the Philippine political elite can break from the patterns of the past,” wrote Allen Hicken, associate professor of political science, and doctoral students James Atkinson and Nico Ravanilla.

    The Washington Post
  7. November 12, 2013

    “This is a case that establishes the principle that people with disabilities, like everybody else, have to be fully accounted for in emergency preparedness actions,” Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, said about a federal judge’s ruling that New York City’s emergency plans violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    National Public Radio
  8. November 12, 2013

    Doctoral student Jamila Kwarteng of the School of Public Health was quoted about her research that suggests a well-maintained neighborhood sidewalk — not just merely the presence of one, regardless of condition — encourages exercise.

  9. November 11, 2013

    Physicians have been slow to embrace human papillomavirus testing as an additional screening method for cervical cancer, said Dr. Mack Ruffin, professor of family medicine.

    National Public Radio
  10. November 11, 2013

    Do-Hee Morsman, administrator at the Nam Center for Korean Studies, was quoted in an article about the increasing popularity of Korean studies courses at U.S. universities.

    Inside Higher Ed