In the News

  1. January 5, 2014

    Kenneth Warner, professor of health management and policy, spoke about the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General’s report that declared smoking causes illness and death — and that the government should do something about it.

    The Detroit News
  2. January 5, 2014

    Comments by Gary Huffnagle, professor of internal medicine, microbiology and immunology, were featured in a story about how a high-fiber diet may ward off asthma.

  3. December 15, 2013

    Tom Nalepa, research scientist at the Graham Sustainability Institute, was quoted about declining food supplies for fish and other organisms in some areas of the Great Lakes.

    Detroit Free Press
  4. December 15, 2013

    Kara Tarter, graduate student at the School of Public Health, was interviewed about her research on the herpes virus that causes cold sores and cognitive impairment.

    WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids)
  5. December 15, 2013

    Uwe Mamat, visiting research investigator in the College of Pharmacy, was quoted about commercialized research from the lab of Ronald Woodard, professor of chemistry, that was among the Top 10 innovations of 2013.

    The Scientist
  6. December 12, 2013

    Noel Tichy, professor of organizational behavior and human resource management, discussed the CEO succession plans at Ford Motor Co. for a story comparing that automaker’s process with General Motors’.

    Detroit Free Press
  7. December 12, 2013

    Nadine Sarter, professor of industrial and operations engineering, spoke about the pilots’ mistaken reliance on autopilot to maintain air speed during the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight last July.

  8. December 12, 2013

    Comments by Richard Curtin, director of the Surveys of Consumers at the Institute for Social Research, were featured in an article about small businesses and the problems posed by raising the minimum wage.

    The Wall Street Journal
  9. December 11, 2013

    “No regulatory reform effort is perfect, but I do think we have made progress on the problem of too big to fail,” said Michael Barr, professor of law, who helped write the Dodd-Frank Act to regulate the banking industry.

    Bloomberg Businessweek
  10. December 11, 2013

    Marina Whitman, professor of public policy and business administration, was quoted in a story about General Motors’ first female CEO.

    The New York Times