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May 21, 2014

"Congress' strategy to lure rural voters by promising lavish new spending did not work this time around. It no longer seems that Indians feel locked into voting for the same party over and over," said Brian Min, assistant professor of political science, regarding the historic rout suffered by India's Congress Party.

Economic Times (India)

May 21, 2014

Jim Sayer, research scientist, and Brandon Schoettle, project manager, both of the U-M Transportation Research Institute, were interviewed about the privacy concerns some drivers may have about connected vehicle technology.

Michigan Radio

May 21, 2014

Stephen Griffes, information resources senior supervisor at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, spoke about the new napping station installed to give students a place to catch a quick nap while studying.

The Detroit News

May 20, 2014

Dr. Matthew Boulton, professor of epidemiology, health management and policy, preventive medicine and internal medicine, was quoted in an article about China's push to become a dominant player in the global pharmaceutical market.

Newsweek

May 20, 2014

Daniel Ferris, professor of kinesiology and biomedical engineering, expressed skepticism about a robotic exoskeleton that may eventually make wheelchairs obsolete.

Wired

May 20, 2014

Research by Dr. Darrell Campbell, chief medical officer and professor of surgery, and colleagues found that surgery patients covered by Medicaid arrive at the hospital in worse health, experience more complications, stay longer and cost more than patients with private insurance.

The New York Times

May 19, 2014

Comments by Jill Becker, professor of psychology and psychiatry, were featured in an article about the need for testing in female lab animals and in female tissues and cells.

The New York Times

May 19, 2014

Nicole Ellison, associate professor of information, was quoted about what a future filled with Internet-connected things will look like.

USA Today

May 19, 2014

“Overconfidence means that many more companies start up than will ever succeed. That’s unfortunate for individual companies. The paradox is that it’s really beneficial for society,” said Brian Wu, assistant professor of strategy, on the endemic optimism of entrepreneurs.

The New Yorker

May 16, 2014

Regarding U.S. Rep. John Conyers' failure to collect enough valid signatures for re-election, Jowei Chen, assistant professor of political science, said, "It looks to me from the case law history that he has a very strong case that the Michigan law is unconstitutional. It would take a stunning turn of events that drastically affects the public's perception of him for him not to have a successful write-in campaign."

The New York Times

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