In the News

  1. November 11, 2013

    Bridgette Carr, clinical professor of law and director of the Human Trafficking Clinic, was interviewed about a state task force recommendation that minors sold for sex or cheap labor should not be charged with a crime.

    Michigan Radio
  2. November 11, 2013

    Comments by Philip Larson, program director of veteran and military services in the Office of New Student Programs, were featured in a story about soldiers who transfer military skills to a college major.

    U.S. News & World Report
  3. November 10, 2013

    Elizabeth Pringle, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and natural resources and environment, spoke about her research on how the sap of laurel trees attracts ants, which then protect the trees from leaf-eating critters.

    Los Angeles Times
  4. November 10, 2013

    Christiane Gruber, associate professor of art history, was interviewed about the Arab Spring-inspired “Creative Dissent” exhibit at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn.

    National Public Radio
  5. November 10, 2013

    “The primary purpose of an evaluation cannot be to fire, punish or embarrass, (but) to build a system where every student gets an excellent education every day of every year,” School of Education Dean Deborah Ball said in a story about teacher-evaluation reform in Michigan.

    Bridge Magazine
  6. November 7, 2013

    Sheldon Danziger, professor of public policy, spoke about the high poverty rate in the U.S.: “Given current economic conditions, poverty will not be substantially reduced unless government does more to help the working poor and those who are willing to work but cannot find jobs.”

    The Associated Press
  7. November 7, 2013

    A story about small shops that leverage technology to meet demand for low-volume, highly customizable products quoted Wally Hopp, professor of technology and operations: “You’re seeing these mom-and-pop operations picking up manufacturing, doing it in a highly flexible, highly local kind of way.”

  8. November 7, 2013

    Daniel Herbert, assistant professor of screen arts and cultures, was interviewed about the early success but ultimate demise of the Blockbuster video-rental chain.

  9. November 6, 2013

    Dr. Ora Pescovitz, executive vice president for medical affairs and CEO of the U-M Health System, spoke about the fiscal and operational challenges facing academic medical centers: “In order to survive, academic medical centers must reinvent ourselves (or else) other health care systems will simply eat our lunch.”

    U.S. News & World Report
  10. November 6, 2013

    Research by Luke Hyde, assistant professor of psychology, was the subject of an article about the role of brain function, parental involvement and environment in determining antisocial behavior in children.

    The Baltimore Sun