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September 22, 2014

Susan Dynarski, professor of economics, education and public policy, wrote an article making the case that federal ratings for colleges won't rein in rising tuition costs.

The New York Times

September 22, 2014

Frank Vandervort, clinical professor of law, says American cultural norms make it hard for lawmakers to take a tougher stand against physically disciplining children.

The Christian Science Monitor

September 22, 2014

"Was he brilliant, far-sighted or gambling? I believe he was gambling a bit — or maybe people are just fearless when they're ignorant," said Xun (Brian) Wu, assistant professor of strategy, referring to Jack Ma, founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Los Angeles Times

September 19, 2014

Research by John Mitani, professor of anthropology, suggests that killing among chimpanzees results from normal competition, not from human activity that many believe increases chimp aggression.

BBC News

September 19, 2014

"There's very strong evidence for quite some time that even a $1 difference in out-of-pocket expenditures changes Americans' behavior regarding their use of medical services," said Dr. Mark Fendrick, professor of internal medicine and health management and policy.

The New York Times

September 18, 2014

Nick Tobier, associate professor of art, spoke about the innovative style of British designer Thomas Heatherwick.

The Wall Street Journal

September 18, 2014

Nina Mendelson, professor of law, was quoted in a story about the best way to express support for net neutrality.

Gizmodo

September 18, 2014

Stefan Szymanski, professor of kinesiology, was interviewed for an article about the advantage enjoyed by some European soccer clubs and leagues when it comes to spending money on top players.

Fortune

September 17, 2014

In a story about the ethics of scent marketing, Aradhna Krishna, professor of marketing, says that "no other cue is as potent as a scent-based cue," affecting consumers' perception and judgment and, ultimately, their buying behavior.

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

September 17, 2014

Research by Dr. Chandra Sripada, assistant professor of psychiatry and philosophy, shows that key connections between brain networks seem to mature more slowly in young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

U.S. News & World Report

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