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July 22, 2019

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May 8, 2014

Research by Kanishka Misra, assistant professor of marketing, shows that companies should be flexible in deciding how much online content should be free and how much should be behind a paywall.

Business Standard (India)

May 8, 2014

Philip Potter, assistant professor of political science and public policy, says it is time to take China's Uighar militants seriously: "The attackers have carried only knives and crude bombs, but they and their kind have the potential to reshape both Chinese and international politics."

The Guardian

May 7, 2014

Research by Leslie Swanson, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, found that new mothers can improve their sleep through therapy and following instruction on effective sleeping habits.

USA Today

May 7, 2014

"Efforts to improve child passenger safety have often focused on increased and proper use of restraining seats. But (our) study shows that reducing distractions and discouraging unsafe behaviors could prevent crashes," said Dr. Michelle Macy, assistant professor of emergency medicine, and pediatrics and communicable diseases.

U.S. News & World Report

May 7, 2014

Comments by Noel Tichy, professor of management and organizations, were featured in a column about new Ford Motor Co. CEO Mark Fields and the myriad demands on his time.

Detroit Free Press

May 6, 2014

"Gender norms and social expectations about caregiving may make it more difficult for men to provide care to ill spouses," said Amelia Karraker, research fellow at the Institute for Social Research.

ABC News Radio

May 6, 2014

A video series features Sridhar Kota, professor of mechanical engineering, and his work on developing an elastic design for flexible machines.

Scientific American

May 6, 2014

Barry Checkoway, professor of social work and urban planning, wrote an opinion piece about how U-M can attract more students of color, in spite of the ban on race-conscious admissions policies.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

May 5, 2014

John Lehman, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was interviewed about his research that found limiting lawn fertilizer in Ann Arbor reduced phosphorous levels by 25 percent in the Huron River.

Michigan Radio

May 5, 2014

John Speth, professor emeritus of anthropology, was quoted about his work that suggests Neanderthals boiled their food in birch bark trays.

National Geographic