In the News

  1. March 30, 2015

    Dr. James Richardson, professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, addressed ways that diabetics can stay on their feet even when they suffer from nerve pain.

  2. March 29, 2015

    Ella Atkins, associate professor of aerospace engineering, and electrical engineering and computer science, says post-9/11 cockpit-security measures assume a flight’s crew members are the “good guys.”

    BuzzFeed News
  3. March 29, 2015

    Timothy McKay, professor of physics, astronomy and education, and Steve Lonn, assistant director of the Learning, Education and Design Lab, were quoted in an article about ways U-M faculty use digital information to personalize their teaching and help students learn.

    National Journal
  4. March 29, 2015

    Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that clarified legal protections for pregnant workers who believe their employers have discriminated against them.

    The Washington Post
  5. March 26, 2015

    A study by Michael Sivak, research professor at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, shows that Americans are using the least amount of gasoline in 30 years.

  6. March 26, 2015

    “Whether you’re more or less optimistic or pessimistic is heavily dependent on the culture you live in, the culture that shapes your values,” said Edward Chang, professor of psychology and social work.

    The Atlantic
  7. March 26, 2015

    Jun Wu, assistant professor of molecular and integrative physiology, and research assistant professor at the Life Sciences Institute, was quoted in a story about how exposure to cold temperatures benefits weight loss.

    The Washington Post
  8. March 25, 2015

    A story about the hidden racism of young, white Americans cited research by Vincent Hutchings, professor of political science and Afroamerican and African studies; Ted Brader, professor of political science; and Nicholas Valentino, professor of political science and communication studies.

    PBS NewsHour
  9. March 25, 2015

    Despite ongoing political opposition of the Affordable Care Act, Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, says people have increasing confidence in the law.

    Michigan Radio
  10. March 25, 2015

    Ken Warner, professor of health management and policy, says that although tobacco companies seem to be thriving, the industry is doing something he has never seen —they’re raising prices.

    Business Insider