University of Michigan
News for faculty, staff and retirees

November 14, 2018

In The News

January 10, 2014

Interviewed about whether sugar is addictive​, Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology, said it's unclear whether people experience tolerance and withdrawal from sugar the same way they would with drugs.

National Public Radio

January 10, 2014

Research by Michael Sivak, research professor, and Brandon Schoettle, project manager, both of the U-M Transportation Research Institute, shows average fuel economy for new vehicles was at an all-time high in 2013.

Chicago Tribune

January 10, 2014

“Computers and software are displacing entire industries and making other industries more effective. Just look at how the Kindle streamlined book distribution and sales, how Walmart opened Walmart labs recently and is hiring data scientists, and how all TVs became digital and software-based,” said Igor Markov, professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

Forbes

January 9, 2014

Comments by Lauren Sallan, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, were featured in a story about her research on ancient Bandringa sharks.

Los Angeles Times

January 9, 2014

“JPMorgan’s shareholders may believe these billions of dollars don’t count because they see them as extraordinary expenses, but they keep popping up one after another—and the bank could have done something about them,” said Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business and adjunct professor of law.

The New York Times

January 9, 2014

Cliff Lampe, associate professor of information, was interviewed about social media users’ desire to share information about events that we’re all experiencing.

Michigan Radio

January 8, 2014

Gavin LaRose, assistant research scientist and lecturer in mathematics, was interviewed about his work with innovative pedagogy and instructional technology in math.

Chronicle of Higher Education

January 8, 2014

An opinion piece by Martha Bailey, associate professor of economics, calls for a renewed commitment to the war on poverty, providing opportunities for more Americans and strengthening our society and economy.

The New York Times

January 8, 2014

Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, associate professor of neurology, was quoted in an article about the need to limit children's cognitive activity — homework, reading, video games— after suffering a concussion.

CBS News

January 6, 2014

Comments by Gary Huffnagle, professor of internal medicine, microbiology and immunology, were featured in a story about how a high-fiber diet may ward off asthma.

Science

Pages