In the News

  1. October 31, 2013

    Philip Potter, assistant professor of public policy and political science, was interviewed about the growing risk of terrorism in China.

    The New York Times
  2. October 31, 2013

    Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, was interviewed about why some Americans will pay higher premiums or lose their existing health coverage since the Affordable Care Act went into effect.

    Michigan Radio
  3. October 31, 2013

    A story about the use of football sideline neurologists to assess whether a player has suffered a concussion during a game featured Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, associate professor of neurology, and comments from athletic director David Brandon and head football coach Brady Hoke

    The New York Times
  4. October 30, 2013

    President Mary Sue Coleman, along with the presidents of Michigan State and Wayne State universities, wrote an op-ed article about reviving Detroit and how the universities have worked hard to encourage an entrepreneurial spirit in students.

    Huffington Post
  5. October 30, 2013

    An article featured research by S. Sriram, assistant professor of marketing, that shows online ads are not the cause of the decline in print advertising.

    Times of India
  6. October 30, 2013

    In a story about national health care, Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business and law, said federal officials should have worked more closely with insurers to better manage the long-coming shift to new coverage.

  7. October 29, 2013

    In a story about Orson Welles’ 1938 “The War of the Worlds” radio hoax, Susan Douglas, professor of communication studies, discussed the enormous impact of radio at the time.

  8. October 29, 2013

    Mark Perry, professor of finance at UM-Flint, was quoted on the dichotomy of the rising cost of services, such as education and health care, and the declining prices of manufactured goods, such as clothes and electronics, during the past 30 years.

    CNN Money
  9. October 29, 2013

    Dr. Michelle Macy, clinical lecturer in emergency medicine, pediatrics and communicable diseases, was interviewed about the high rate of youth injuries in vehicle crashes despite advancements in automotive design and child safety seats.

    Michigan Radio
  10. October 27, 2013

    Regarding the chance someone could remotely reprogram a wireless heart defibrillator to kill its owner, Kevin Fu, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, said, “My opinion is it is probably unlikely that a remote attack of this nature could happen today. (But) there can always be a flaw we are unaware of.”

    The New York Times