In the News

  1. January 20, 2014

    Susan Ashford, professor of management and organizations, was interviewed about what musicians can teach us about the challenges of being one’s own boss.

  2. January 19, 2014

    Regarding the increasing use of smartphone apps to help restaurant diners choose healthier foods, Susan Ryskamp, senior clinical dietitician at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, said: “There’s also more variety of foods now, even in fast-food restaurants. You don’t have to go with the double cheeseburger and fries all the time.”

    The Wall Street Journal
  3. January 19, 2014

    Dr. Philip Schoenfeld, professor of internal medicine and gastroenterology, was interviewed about a possible link between irritable bowel syndrome and veterans of the Gulf War.

    National Public Radio
  4. January 19, 2014

    John C. Campbell, professor emeritus of political science, was quoted in a story about the aging of Japanese society and how that country provides health care for a population that’s growing older.

    Financial Times
  5. January 16, 2014

    Daniel Kruger, research assistant professor of health behavior and health education, was interviewed about the fate of the “Arthur Miller house” in Ann Arbor and why society is fascinated with famous people.

    Michigan Radio
  6. January 16, 2014

    “The future of the automotive industry is connected and automated and we’re going to create that future right here in Michigan,” said Peter Sweatman, director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.
  7. January 16, 2014

    George Michailidis, professor of statistics, and electrical engineering and computer science, and two colleagues devised a way for Wall Street regulators to harness powerful computer algorithms to gauge how well public feedback is received and incorporated into the rules they write.

  8. January 15, 2014

    Dr. Michelle Macy, assistant professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics and communicable diseases, was quoted regarding a report that found the use of car seats and booster seats is low among minority children.

  9. January 15, 2014

    “With nuclear weapons, we at least had some idea from satellites about how many weapons the Soviet Union had and what they were capable of. Cyberweapons are different,” said Robert Axelrod, professor of political science and public policy.

    NBC News
  10. January 15, 2014

    Bridgette Carr, clinical professor of law, said our society too often criminalizes victims of human sex trafficking and that the law must change to allow victims to defend themselves and provide a “safe harbor” for those who are coerced into committing crimes or doing drugs.

    The Detroit News