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February 6, 2014

Stefan Szymanski, professor of kinesiology, was interviewed about whether an Olympics host city receives an economic boost.

National Public Radio

February 6, 2014

"I believe the core question of what makes an entrepreneurial learning experience great has less to do with what is taught and more to do with how programs are structured. … Try something. Fail a bit. Try again. Fail some more. Keep learning," said Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.

BloombergBusinessweek

February 5, 2014

Nic Terrenato, professor of classical archaeology, was interviewed for a story about his excavation team's discovery of what may be the oldest known temple from Roman antiquity.

National Public Radio

February 5, 2014

"Despite the recent economic gains, consumers' outlook for their finances as well as for the national economy over the longer term have remained more resistant to improvement than in past recoveries," said Richard Curtin, director of the Surveys of Consumers.

NBC News

February 5, 2014

Research by Stefan Nagel, professor of economics and finance, was cited in an article about why some people are more cautious with their finances than others.

The Economist

February 4, 2014

Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, was quoted in a story about automakers' efforts to develop advanced technology safety systems.

Chicago Tribune

February 4, 2014

"Losing all the ice in the world? I think sometime between a thousand and 10,000 years encompasses most probabilities," said Henry Pollack, professor emeritus of geological sciences.

National Public Radio

February 4, 2014

Dr. Joshua Stein, assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, was quoted in a story about his research showing that women who take estrogen-only hormone-replacement therapy might also cut their risk for a common form of glaucoma.

MSN Healthy Living

February 3, 2014

"My apprehension would be that after bankruptcy there still is too small a tax base to support the basic services that (Detroit) will need," said Reynolds Farley, professor emeritus of sociology and and research professor emeritus of population studies.

Michigan Radio

February 3, 2014

Wolfgang Lorenzon, professor of physics, was interviewed about the most ambitious effort yet to directly detect invisible dark matter, one of nature's most elusive particles that makes up most of the matter in the universe.

Discovery

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