In the News

  1. May 22, 2014

    Alex Halderman, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was interviewed about computer security risks associated with electronic voting.

    National Public Radio
  2. May 21, 2014

    Comments by Dr. Eva Feldman, professor of neurology, were featured in a story about a collaboration between U-M medical scientists and Detroit-area artists, in which the artists create unique works after discussing the nature of creativity with their medical counterparts.

    The Detroit News
  3. May 21, 2014

    “It’s not a surprise. All you have to do is watch a bunch of little kids in a playground or a park. They run and run and run,” said Huda Akil, professor of psychiatry, commenting on research that shows mice — even those not caged — actually like running on an exercise wheel.

    The New York Times
  4. May 21, 2014

    Trivellore Raghunathan, professor of biostatistics and director of the Survey Research Center, was interviewed about research and education in the United States and India.

    The Times of India
  5. May 20, 2014

    “Congress’ strategy to lure rural voters by promising lavish new spending did not work this time around. It no longer seems that Indians feel locked into voting for the same party over and over,” said Brian Min, assistant professor of political science, regarding the historic rout suffered by India’s Congress Party.

    Economic Times (India)
  6. May 20, 2014

    Jim Sayer, research scientist, and Brandon Schoettle, project manager, both of the U-M Transportation Research Institute, were interviewed about the privacy concerns some drivers may have about connected vehicle technology.

    Michigan Radio
  7. May 20, 2014

    Stephen Griffes, information resources senior supervisor at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, spoke about the new napping station installed to give students a place to catch a quick nap while studying.

    The Detroit News
  8. May 19, 2014

    Dr. Matthew Boulton, professor of epidemiology, health management and policy, preventive medicine and internal medicine, was quoted in an article about China’s push to become a dominant player in the global pharmaceutical market.

  9. May 19, 2014

    Daniel Ferris, professor of kinesiology and biomedical engineering, expressed skepticism about a robotic exoskeleton that may eventually make wheelchairs obsolete.

  10. May 19, 2014

    Research by Dr. Darrell Campbell, chief medical officer and professor of surgery, and colleagues found that surgery patients covered by Medicaid arrive at the hospital in worse health, experience more complications, stay longer and cost more than patients with private insurance.

    The New York Times