In the News

  1. February 27, 2014

    Comments by Donald Scavia, professor of natural resources and environment and director of the Graham Sustainability Institute, were featured in an article about a new report that calls for limiting the use of fertilizer around Lake Erie to reduce the amount of phosphorous entering the water.

    The New York Times
  2. February 27, 2014

    Jennifer Yim, director of the Global Scholars Program, and Linh Song, lecturer in social work, were interviewed for a story about ways Asian adoptees can find a balance between their American and Asian identities.

  3. February 26, 2014

    Regarding the tendency of expectant parents to overreact to the dangers of chemicals, Brian Zikmund-Fisher, assistant professor of health behavior and health education, said: “There are very, very few things out there that have such huge effects on our lives or our baby’s lives that one teeny bit of exposure is going to make a difference.”

    Scientific American
  4. February 26, 2014

    Susan Dynarski, professor of economics, education and public policy, was interviewed about alternative funding proposals in Tennessee and Oregon that would help residents of those states pay for college.

    National Public Radio
  5. February 26, 2014

    Research by Aneel Karnani, associate professor of strategy, suggests that a Coca-Cola bottling plant in India has contributed to the depletion of local groundwater resources.

    Business Standard (India)
  6. February 25, 2014

    Stefan Szymanski, professor of sport management, was interviewed about what will happen to Sochi, Russia, and its Olympic village now that the Winter Games are over.

    National Public Radio
  7. February 25, 2014

    Comments by Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, were featured in a story about whether or not “religious freedom” laws could be a license to discriminate.

  8. February 25, 2014

    Michael Traugott, professor of communication studies and political science, was quoted in an article about the likelihood of Debbie Dingell running for her husband John’s congressional seat when he retires.

    Detroit Free Press
  9. February 24, 2014

    Scott Kurashige, professor of American culture, and Gloria House, professor of humanities and African and African American studies, were interviewed about Grace Lee Boggs, a 98-year-old Detroit activist from the time of Malcolm X and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

  10. February 24, 2014

    Nicholas Delbanco, professor of English, wrote a review of Lawrence Buell’s new book, “The Dream of the Great American Novel.”

    Chicago Tribune