In the News

  1. March 13, 2014

    Craig Wilkins, lecturer in architecture and urban planning, was quoted about the determination of local Detroit artists to reclaim discarded materials to create artsy city bus shelters, despite recent thefts of the installations.

    The Detroit News
  2. March 12, 2014

    “I’m not convinced that it’s really a weather-related phenomenon. You can’t keep blaming the weather,” economist Don Grimes of the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy, said regarding the nation’s economic blahs.

    The Detroit News
  3. March 12, 2014

    Mary Sue Coleman spoke about her tenure as U-M president and the challenges facing higher education today, in one of several interviews with college presidents at the American Council on Education’s annual meeting. (Scroll through videos for Coleman interview.)

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
  4. March 12, 2014

    Emily Somers, assistant professor of internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and environmental health sciences, was quoted in a story about African-American women and lupus.

  5. March 11, 2014

    Philip Potter, assistant professor of political science and public policy, was quoted in a story about a terrorist attack in southwest China.

  6. March 11, 2014

    Kristin Hass, associate professor of American culture, was interviewed about the low level of per-capita spending on military veterans nationwide, and especially in Michigan.

    Michigan Radio
  7. March 11, 2014

    Stuart Batterman, professor of environmental health sciences, and civil and environmental engineering, was quoted in an article about the Keystone XL pipeline and petroleum coke.

    U.S. News & World Report
  8. March 10, 2014

    Carmel O’Shannessy, assistant professor of linguistics, was featured in an article about children in an indigenous village in northern Australia who had created their own language.

  9. March 10, 2014

    “The Russians have a better position than western Europe or the U.S. has. It’s clear to them, given our history of having fought two wars and being inconsistent with regard to Syria’s ‘red line.’ They have made an assessment that they could get away with this,” said Melvin Levitsky, professor of international policy and practice.

    U.S. News & World Report
  10. March 10, 2014

    John Clark, director of pharmacy services and clinical assistant professor of pharmacy, was quoted in a story about drug shortages in health care settings nationwide.

    USA Today