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June 18, 2018

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July 16, 2014

"If you were to pick the worst possible place for an oil spill in the Great Lakes, this would be it," said David Schwab, research scientist at the Graham Sustainability Institute, regarding an oil pipeline beneath the Mackinac Bridge.

The Huffington Post

July 16, 2014

Dr. Kenneth Langa, professor of internal medicine, gerontology and health management and policy, was quoted in a story about falling rates of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in the U.S.

The Associated Press

July 16, 2014

Research by Julie Posselt, assistant professor of education, shows that diversity is not a major factor in the initial stages of universities' Ph.D. admissions processes.

Times Higher Education

July 9, 2014

Daniel Herbert, associate professor of screen arts and cultures, was quoted in a story about the movie "Forrest Gump," which remains a cultural touchstone and surprisingly polarizing 20 years after its theatrical release.


July 9, 2014

"Facebook deserves a lot of credit for pushing as much research into the public domain as they do," said Clifford Lampe, associate professor of information, noting that it would be a real loss for science if Facebook stopped publishing studies.

The Wall Street Journal

July 9, 2014

Comments by Mark Mizruchi, professor of sociology, organizational studies and business administration, were featured in an article about the lack of centrist attitudes among today's corporate moguls.

The New Yorker

July 2, 2014

Khaled Mattawa, associate professor of English, spoke about the killing of Salwa Bugaighis, a Libyan lawyer and civil rights activist whose death stunned her nation.

The New York Times

July 2, 2014

Research by Dr. Laura Howe, clinical instructor of allergy and immunology, found that parents of children with milk and egg allergies have increased anxiety and strain over their child’s allergies compared to parents of kids allergic to peanuts.


July 2, 2014

Comments by George Kling, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, were featured in an opinion piece that thwarts claims by climate change deniers that global warming is manufactured by scientists to obtain grants and make money.

Los Angeles Times

June 27, 2014

Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, associate professor of neurology, was interviewed for a story about military veterans who suffered brain injuries while in the service and their chances of developing Alzheimer's decades later.

USA Today