In the News

  1. 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.

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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.

  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. March 9, 2014

    Mercedes Pascual, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted about her research suggesting climate change will cause mosquitoes to move into previously bug-free, high-altitude territory, bringing malaria with them.

  8. March 9, 2014

    “All told, I’m mildly more optimistic about the recovery after this jobs report. Seems to suggest a continuing rather than stalling recovery. I’m expecting a big payrolls jump in March,” said Justin Wolfers, professor of economics and public policy, regarding a better-than-expected February jobs report.

    The Washington Times
  9. March 9, 2014

    Adam Pritchard, professor of law, was interviewed about a potential compromise by the U.S. Supreme Court that would give publicly traded companies better defenses against securities class actions without overruling a 26-year-old precedent that made it easier for plaintiffs to negotiate large settlements.

  10. February 27, 2014

    David Mayer, assistant professor of management and organizations, was quoted about companies’ increasing investment in ethics and compliance initiatives.

    Christian Science Monitor