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December 18, 2018

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November 19, 2013

Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, was quoted in an article about plans by electric automaker Tesla Motors to make its own lithium-ion batteries.

Bloomberg Businessweek

November 19, 2013

Regarding a push to register new Internet addresses, Charles Severance, clinical associate professor of information, said, “If you start thinking about these top-level domains, we see that .com is valuable. Will .soda, for soda pop vendors, will that be valuable? I think it'll be more about how they make it valuable rather than just getting it.”

National Public Radio

November 19, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Punch, professor of surgery, was interviewed about efforts to recover lungs, kidneys and other organs from donors who die outside of hospitals.

The Associated Press

November 18, 2013

President Mary Sue Coleman co-authored an op-ed article stressing the important role that the humanities play in educating students for future leadership positions.

The Washington Post

November 18, 2013

Comments by Sherman Clark, professor of law, were featured in a blog post about law school education.

The Wall Street Journal

November 18, 2013

Barry Rabe, professor of public policy and environmental policy, was interviewed about why the state of Michigan has the lowest recycling rate in the Great Lakes region.

Michigan Radio

November 15, 2013

Dr. John Birkmeyer, professor of surgery, talked about the relationship between a surgeon’s operative skill and how well patients recover from surgery.

The New York Times

November 15, 2013

Jane Dutton, professor of organizational behavior, human resource management, corporate strategy and international business, was quoted in an article about a musician who uses songwriting to help people do their jobs better.

Forbes

November 15, 2013

“We want to demonstrate fully driverless vehicles operating within the whole infrastructure of the city (of Ann Arbor) … to show that these can be safe, effective and commercially successful,” said Peter Sweatman, director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.

The Associated Press

November 14, 2013

Margaret Dewar, professor of urban and regional planning, was quoted about how large, mostly industrial cities are choosing to raze old, abandoned structures but not rebuild.

The New York Times

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