In the News

  1. January 23, 2014

    Holly Rider-Milkovich, director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center was quoted regarding President Obama’s creation of a White House task force to address campus rape and sexual assault nationwide.

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
  2. January 23, 2014

    Dr. Andrew Zweifler, professor emeritus of internal medicine, was interviewed about the new group he helped to create in Michigan, the Physicians for the Prevention of Gun Violence.

    Michigan Radio
  3. January 22, 2014

    Don Scavia, professor of natural resources and environment, and civil and environmental engineering, and director of the Graham Sustainability Institute, was quoted in a story about evaporation and Great Lakes water levels.

    The Associated Press
  4. January 22, 2014

    “A lot of time, people say kids should read by third grade. The reality is the vast majority can decode by third grade. When they are doing badly on assessments like the MEAP, it’s that they can’t comprehend the text,” said Nell Duke, professor of literacy, language and culture.

    The Detroit News
  5. January 22, 2014

    Comments by Daniel Inman, professor of aerospace engineering, were featured in an article about how pacemakers, defibrillators and other implantable devices might someday be powered by the energy generated by the movement of a patient’s own bodily organs.

    U.S. News & World Report
  6. January 21, 2014

    Findings from a study by Kira Birditt, research assistant professor at the Institute for Social Research, were featured in an article about the generation gap between baby boomer parents and their millennial children.

    Psychology Today
  7. January 21, 2014

    R. Van Harrison, professor of medical education, said the maintenance of physician certification is part of a larger evolution of the health care system.

    The Wall Street Journal
  8. January 21, 2014

    Regarding tattoo removal, Dr. Jeffrey Orringer, professor of dermatology, said: “Even with the most up-to-date modern technology, it’s usually a fairly long process that involves discomfort and some cost and the potential for side effects.”

    The Detroit News
  9. January 20, 2014

    Glenn Watkins, professor emeritus of music history and musicology, was quoted in a story about upcoming musical commemorations of the World War I centennial throughout Europe and the United States.

    The New York Times
  10. January 20, 2014

    “Virtually everyone who smokes started before age 26, making college a key transition time in determining whether one will become an addicted lifelong tobacco user,” said Cliff Douglas, director of the U-M Tobacco Research Network.

    USA Today