Why federal college ratings won’t rein in tuition … What happens when we all live to 100? … U-M tops U.S. public universities in global ranking … Mad men: How to change the tide of domestic violence … Toxic algae cocktail brews in Lake Erie … Baby steps toward driverless cars deliver huge leaps in safety … More breast cancer patients should keep their healthy breasts.
September 14, 2014 — One out of every five men . . . That’s how many men in America admitted to pushing, slapping, hitting, choking or committing some other form of physical violence against his intimate partner. That’s a lot of batterers, and they all are not professional athletes like Ray Rice, says the author of a new study, U-M’s Dr. Vijay Singh.
August 18, 2014 — “College costs have been rising for decades. The Obama administration is working on an ambitious plan intended to rein in college costs, and it deserves credit for tackling this tough job. Unfortunately, I don’t think it’s going to work,” writes U-M professor Susan Dynarski.
Large freshman class challenges U-M housing…U-M builds fake city to test driverless cars…Teenage girls face sexting dilemma…Cutting the poor out of welfare…Why daughters are better than sons, financially, that is…22 devastating effects of climate change…U-M forms technology consortium with other universities.
September 16, 2014 — The University of Michigan is the nation’s top public university for the second straight year, according to the QS World University Rankings. UM is 23rd among global institutions in the 2014 rankings.
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