"It is extremely important for fathers to be present in the lives of their children, both boys and girls, at home, school and play. While we normally think that the importance is only for the children, fathers benefit as well," said Percy Bates, professor of education.
The Detroit News
John Branch, lecturer of marketing and strategy and a faculty associate at the Center for Russian and East European Studies, was quoted in a story about plans by U.S. automakers to increase sales in Russia, despite the Ukraine crisis.
"I see differently, and that's OK, so that is why I like to have all the children (who are) visually impaired or (who have) disabilities to have the same assurance. It is OK to think their own way," said Sadashi Inuzuka, professor of art, regarding an art program he founded for visually impaired youth.
Detroit Free Press
The photography of David Turnley, associate professor of art and design, was featured in a Q-and-A about the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.
The New York Times
Jim Sayer, research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, was quoted about how the university is turning Ann Arbor into the world's largest lab for wireless vehicle communication.
Regarding the long-term unemployed, Don Grimes, a senior research area specialist at the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy, said, "We in this country are going to need those people working. We're going to need their income, and the tax revenue from their income, going forward. Otherwise, we're going to be supporting the people who are not working, in one way or another."
Jeffrey Veidlinger, professor of history and Judaic studies, discussed the lengths to which Jews in the post-WWII Soviet Union would go to secretly bake and eat matzah to commemorate Passover.
Public Radio International
Sean McCabe, research associate professor at the Substance Abuse Research Center and Institute for Research on Women and Gender, was interviewed about the increased use of "study drugs" among college students.
Aaron Sandel, a doctoral student in biological anthropology, was quoted in a story about where chimpanzees choose to sleep.
"In the '50s, corporations were supposed to take care of society. That was the managerial perspective. In the last few decades, there's been a shift to more of a shareholder perspective. Managers are agents of the shareholders. Government is supposed to take care of the rest," said Aneel Karnani, associate professor of strategy.