In the News

  1. November 5, 2013

    An article about global warming and dwarfism in mammals quoted Philip Gingerich, professor of earth and environmental sciences: “The fact that it happened twice (before) significantly increases our confidence that we’re seeing cause and effect, that one interesting response to global warming in the past was a substantial decrease in body size in mammalian species.”

    (London) Daily Mail
  2. November 5, 2013

    “This isn’t a top-down effort. This energy is coming mostly from the bottom up, and that’s how revolutions happen,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, senior counselor for entrepreneurial education, in a story announcing the university’s intention to bring entrepreneurial education to all undergraduates in the next two years.

    The Associated Press
  3. November 4, 2013

    A story about differing perceptions of overt personal life displays at work featured the research of Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, associate professor of management and organizations, and Susan Ashford, professor of management and organizations.

    Times of India
  4. November 4, 2013

    A study by Michael Sivak, research professor at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, was the subject of an article about the correlation between a country’s national income and its road safety.

    The Atlantic
  5. November 4, 2013

    Mark Mizruchi, professor of sociology, organizational studies and business administration, was cited in an opinion piece about the rise of political extremes and the triumphs of populism over the interests of rich plutocrats who still wield growing economic power.

    The New York Times
  6. November 3, 2013

    Amy Homkes-Hayes, coordinator of the U-M Career Center, was quoted about the preparedness of college graduates to enter the work force.

    USA Today
  7. November 3, 2013

    In a story about the late artist Robert Heinecken, Matthew Biro, professor of history of art, said, “He was very aware of the role that mass-produced photographs and texts play in giving us the scripts by which we develop our lives.”

    The New York Times
  8. November 3, 2013

    Andrew Maynard, professor of environmental health sciences, was interviewed about why scientists should blog: “It gives them the discipline of translating complex science into something that other people can use.”

    Michigan Radio
  9. October 31, 2013

    Philip Potter, assistant professor of public policy and political science, was interviewed about the growing risk of terrorism in China.

    The New York Times
  10. October 31, 2013

    Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, was interviewed about why some Americans will pay higher premiums or lose their existing health coverage since the Affordable Care Act went into effect.

    Michigan Radio