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December 18, 2018

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March 18, 2014

Daniel Crane, associate dean and professor of law, said state laws that prevent Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to consumers force the automaker to distribute their vehicles in a way that may not be in consumers' best interest.

Bloomberg Television

March 18, 2014

Research by Lynda Lisbeth, associate professor of epidemiology, found that Mexican-Americans have a harder time recovering from stroke than white patients do.

U.S. News & World Report

March 18, 2014

Philip Christman, a lecturer in English language and literature and editor of the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing, was interviewed about the literary journal that showcases the works of incarcerated writers throughout the state's prison system.

Michigan Radio

March 17, 2014

Dr. John Ayanian, director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, was quoted about the challenges facing Obamacare as the deadline looms for enrolling in the Affordable Health Act exchanges.

U.S. News & World Report

March 17, 2014

A study by Vicki Freedman, research professor at the Institute for Social Research, found that doing chores and errands while caring for a disabled husband makes older women a bit happier than just doing housework for its own sake.

Reuters

March 17, 2014

Comments by Aswin Punathambekar, associate professor of communication studies, were featured in an article about a new Bollywood movie that seems to mimic the real-life story of a women's vigilante group formed in India in 2006.

The Star (India)

March 14, 2014

"Scientific discovery doesn't come easy. It's easy to give up, but he would just never give up," said Rashid Bashshur, professor emeritus of health management and policy, describing the late Dr. Hunein Maassab, professor emeritus of epidemiology and developer of the nasal-spray flu vaccine.

The New York Times

March 14, 2014

Aradhna Krishna, professor of marketing, was interviewed about her research on "smellizing," in which pictures in food ads trigger memories of smells.

Michigan Radio

March 14, 2014

Craig Wilkins, lecturer in architecture and urban planning, was quoted about the determination of local Detroit artists to reclaim discarded materials to create artsy city bus shelters, despite recent thefts of the installations.

The Detroit News

March 13, 2014

"I'm not convinced that it’s really a weather-related phenomenon. You can't keep blaming the weather," economist Don Grimes of the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy, said regarding the nation's economic blahs.

The Detroit News

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