In the News

  1. January 13, 2014

    Comments by Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, were featured in a story about the best way for fledgling startups to go after big clients.

    The Wall Street Journal
  2. January 13, 2014

    “Technology is just like food. Just as food can make us healthy or obese, technology can make us more effective or more distracted. I hope to develop technology with content that is created by experts with desire for human wellness,” said Jasprit Singh, professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

    Business Standard (India)
  3. January 12, 2014

    Eileen Pollack, professor of English language and literature, was joined by Tim McKay, professor of physics and astronomy, and Abby Stewart, professor of psychology and women’s studies, to discuss why women are underrepresented in science.

    Michigan Radio
  4. January 12, 2014

    Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, was quoted in a story about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to stay a decision allowing same-sex marriages in Utah while litigation is pending in the high court.

  5. January 12, 2014

    Dr. Matthew Davis, professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, internal medicine and public policy, was interviewed for an article that warns college students to be wary of the H1N1 flu strain.

    Detroit Free Press
  6. January 9, 2014

    Interviewed about whether sugar is addictive​, Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology, said it’s unclear whether people experience tolerance and withdrawal from sugar the same way they would with drugs.

    National Public Radio
  7. January 9, 2014

    Research by Michael Sivak, research professor, and Brandon Schoettle, project manager, both of the U-M Transportation Research Institute, shows average fuel economy for new vehicles was at an all-time high in 2013.

    Chicago Tribune
  8. January 9, 2014

    “Computers and software are displacing entire industries and making other industries more effective. Just look at how the Kindle streamlined book distribution and sales, how Walmart opened Walmart labs recently and is hiring data scientists, and how all TVs became digital and software-based,” said Igor Markov, professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

  9. January 8, 2014

    Comments by Lauren Sallan, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, were featured in a story about her research on ancient Bandringa sharks.

    Los Angeles Times
  10. January 8, 2014

    “JPMorgan’s shareholders may believe these billions of dollars don’t count because they see them as extraordinary expenses, but they keep popping up one after another—and the bank could have done something about them,” said Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business and adjunct professor of law.

    The New York Times