"People, especially the Millennial generation, want to work for companies that innovate and have a positive impact on the world and society. This isn't just another call for corporate responsibility. It's people who truly believe that any business can serve as an agent of positive change in the world," wrote Shirli Kopelman, clinical assistant professor of management and organizations.
Research by Stephanie Preston, associate professor of psychology, was cited in a column about gender, stress and decision-making.
The New York Times
Robin Means Coleman, associate professor of communication studies, and Afroamerican and African studies, was featured in a story about the popular new show "Black-ish" and how black sitcoms since the late 1960s have handled issues of race.
The Huffington Post
Olga Shalev, doctoral candidate in materials science and engineering, and colleagues have succeeded in artificially creating smooth facetless crystals in the lab that have the potential to revolutionize everything from solar panels to LEDs.
"Ebola is jerking us back to the 19th century. It's terrible. It's isolating. It's scary. You're not connecting with other human beings, and you are fearful of a microbiologic time bomb ticking inside of you," said Dr. Howard Markel, professor of the history of medicine, and pediatrics and communicable diseases.
The New York Times
Gabriel Corfas, professor of otolaryngology and director of the Kresge Hearing Research Institute, helped restore the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears.
The Times of India
Michael Combi, research professor and distinguished research scientist in atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, helped develop two devices on the Rosetta spacecraft that will land a probe on a comet, whose contents may give hints about the origin of the solar system.
Melanie Adams, wellness coordinator for the U-M Health System's Project Healthy Schools, was quoted in an article about a pair of fast-growing startups that provide healthy lunches to schools.
Research by Jerry Davis, professor of management and organizations, was cited in a column about the demise of publicly quoted companies.
Dr. Eden Wells, professor of epidemiology, was interviewed about the risk factors of Ebola and how concerned we really should be.