In the News

  1. May 11, 2014

    Ellen Arruda, professor of of mechanical engineering and macromolecular science and engineering, was quoted in an article about self-healing armor.

    Popular Mechanics
  2. May 11, 2014

    Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, spoke about Toyota’s decision to move its U.S. headquarters to Texas.

    Dallas Morning News
  3. May 8, 2014

    “The government is trying to play a game that uses worker demands to push its broader economic goals,” said Mary Gallagher, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Chinese Studies, regarding labor unrest in China.

  4. May 8, 2014

    Comments by Stefan Szymanski, professor of kinesiology, were featured in an article about the Darwinian inequality of European football.

  5. May 8, 2014

    John Tropman, professor of social work, was quoted about research that links distant locations for company meetings with declining stock prices.

    The New York Times
  6. May 7, 2014

    Regarding U-M’s new testing site for driverless cars, Peter Sweatman, director of the Mobility Transformation Center and U-M Transportation Research Institute, said: “The potential of this technology is truly transformative, opening up broad opportunities in the emerging marketplace.”

    The Associated Press
  7. May 7, 2014

    Research by Kanishka Misra, assistant professor of marketing, shows that companies should be flexible in deciding how much online content should be free and how much should be behind a paywall.

    Business Standard (India)
  8. May 7, 2014

    Philip Potter, assistant professor of political science and public policy, says it is time to take China’s Uighar militants seriously: “The attackers have carried only knives and crude bombs, but they and their kind have the potential to reshape both Chinese and international politics.”

    The Guardian
  9. May 6, 2014

    Research by Leslie Swanson, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, found that new mothers can improve their sleep through therapy and following instruction on effective sleeping habits.

    USA Today
  10. May 6, 2014

    “Efforts to improve child passenger safety have often focused on increased and proper use of restraining seats. But (our) study shows that reducing distractions and discouraging unsafe behaviors could prevent crashes,” said Dr. Michelle Macy, assistant professor of emergency medicine, and pediatrics and communicable diseases.

    U.S. News & World Report