In the News

  1. March 19, 2015

    With workplace suicide on the rise, Dr. John Greden, professor of psychiatry and executive director of the Comprehensive Depression Center, said: “Employers can establish new and innovative workplace mental health programs that are tailored to the population that they have working there.”

    The Huffington Post
  2. March 19, 2015

    Research by Richard Redding, associate research scientist at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, explores the historical reasons behind cultural practices that prohibit the consumption of pork in the Middle East.

    New Historian
  3. March 18, 2015

    Joel Slemrod, professor of economics, was quoted in an article about “dynamic scoring” of tax bills, a new requirement that gives legislation credit for its likely macroeconomic effects, including any rise in tax receipts due to economic growth.

    The New York Times
  4. March 18, 2015

    Joseph Ho, doctoral candidate in history, discussed his thesis about Western photographers in wartime China and the historical treasure trove of images that he has collected.

    Public Radio International
  5. March 18, 2015

    “This opportunity to connect with people helps a little bit. It’s not answering every question that you have, but it does give some tips, and help parents feel less alone,” said Sarah Clark, associate research scientist in pediatrics and communicable diseases, regarding parents sharing information about their children on social media.

    New York Daily News
  6. March 17, 2015

    Research by Dr. George Mashour, associate professor of anesthesiology and neurology, was cited in an article about the science of near-death experiences.

    The Atlantic
  7. March 17, 2015

    Gabrielle Hecht, professor of history and director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society, says it is not surprising that the U.S. and South Africa don’t share the same level of concern regarding the threat of nuclear terror.

    The Daily Beast
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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