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December 11, 2018

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April 18, 2014

Sean McCabe, research associate professor at the Substance Abuse Research Center and Institute for Research on Women and Gender, was interviewed about the increased use of "study drugs" among college students.


April 18, 2014

Aaron Sandel, a doctoral student in biological anthropology, was quoted in a story about where chimpanzees choose to sleep.

National Geographic

April 17, 2014

"In the '50s, corporations were supposed to take care of society. That was the managerial perspective. In the last few decades, there's been a shift to more of a shareholder perspective. Managers are agents of the shareholders. Government is supposed to take care of the rest," said Aneel Karnani, associate professor of strategy.


April 17, 2014

Research by Aradhna Krishna, professor of marketing, suggests that food that is either hard or has a rough texture is perceived to have fewer calories.

Business Standard (India)

April 16, 2014

Susan Gelman, professor of psychology and interim dean of LSA, was quoted about the development of children's concept of ownership over possessions.

South China Morning Post

April 16, 2014

"Finance is the most awesome thing created by humanity. If you're not interested in finance, something's wrong with you," said Gautam Kaul, professor of finance, in an article about his popular online courses.


April 16, 2014

Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology, was quoted in a story about the discovery of a new way to prevent flu infections that potentially could be used to fight an epidemic long before a vaccine is ready.

The New York Times

April 16, 2014

Jianping Fu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, found that a main component in Silly Putty helps turn stem cells turn into specialized cells that can potentially help provide therapies for Lou Gehrig's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's diseases.

Crain's Detroit Business

April 15, 2014

A column by Dr. Howard Markel, professor and director of the Center for the History of Medicine, celebrates the 75th anniversary of one of the best-selling books of all time, "Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism."

PBS NewsHour

April 15, 2014

Joel Slemrod, professor of economics, dismissed a proposed global tax on capital — not just the income produced by wealth, but the wealth itself — as a way to reduce income inequality worldwide.

Bloomberg Businessweek