Mary Gallagher, director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies and associate professor of political science, was quoted in a story about the Chinese government's fear that the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong will spur sympathy demonstrations throughout China.
An exhibit of woodcut prints at the Detroit Artists Market is curated by Endi Poskovic, professor of art and design, and showcases the work of Goedele Peters, a visiting artist at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design.
The Detroit News
President Mark S. Schlissel addressed various issues affecting higher education, including college costs and student debt, admission policies, curricula, academic standards, faculty issues, research capabilities, and how universities prepare graduates for careers and adult life.
C-SPAN Washington Journal
"I keep telling my students if the bottom line is their only bottom line and they want to flip something as fast as possible, move to Silicon Valley and get in line with everyone else. If however, they want to roll their sleeves up for the long haul, they should get involved with something already happening in Detroit," said John Marshall, associate professor of art and design, and architecture and urban planning.
In an op-ed article, Louisa Lim, visiting professor of journalism, says that tactics used against pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong in the past few days are reminiscent of those used in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989.
The New York Times
Stephen Forrest, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and material science and engineering, spoke about extending the lifetime of blue organic light emitting diodes, which could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and produce better TV display screens.
The Times of India
Ilsedore Cleeves, doctoral student in astronomy, was quoted about research by her and her colleagues that traced the origins of water in our solar system to before the formation of the sun.
The Christian Science Monitor
Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business and law, was interviewed about Sears losing a potential lender as it attempts to shore up its difficult financial position.
"Walking is an inexpensive, low-risk and accessible form of exercise and it turns out that combined with nature and group settings, it may be a very powerful, under-utilized stress buster," said Dr. Sara Warber, clinical associate professor of family medicine.
The Economic Times (India)
"The opportunity to perform on George Gershwin's piano will be extraordinarily inspirational for our students and faculty," said Christopher Kendall, professor and dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
The New York Times