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Preview: U-M News Service Weekly Podcast

U-M News Service Weekly Podcast

A mix of interviews, public lectures and performances emanating from UM's News Service

Published: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:00:00 -0400

Last Build Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:00:00 -0400

Copyright: 2007 University of Michigan Regents

Success elevates profile of U-M screenwriters

Fri, 8 Feb 2008 11:43:30 -0500

Jim Burnstein, head of U-M screenwriting program, talks about program and need for state to attract film companies

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"I'm 25 and I still live with my parents"

Wed, 23 Jan 2008 20:23:30 -0500

Podcast featuring Sheldon Danziger, professor in the Ford School of Public Policy.

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Fights good for health

Mon, 21 Jan 2008 15:50:49 -0500

This is an audio interview with Ernest Harburg about resolving conflict

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Relationships over time

Mon, 21 Jan 2008 10:38:58 -0500

Interview with ISR social psychologist Kira Birditt

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Popular opinion not always popular

Mon, 14 Jan 2008 11:08:57 -0500

Much like the squeaky wheel that gets the grease, a single opinion repeated often enough has nearly as much influence as one expressed by several people, says Stephen Garcia of the Ross School of Business. In fact, one person expressing the same belief three times is, on average, 90 percent as effective as three people each stating the same sentiment once.

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Enhancing shower and bathtub safety for the aged

Sun, 6 Jan 2008 16:15:21 -0500

Interview with occupational therapist and Institute of Gerontology Research Investigator Susan Murphy on bathtub/shower safety for the aged

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The Flying Fish Robotic Seaplane

Thu, 3 Jan 2008 14:39:48 -0500

A video interview with two U-M professors who helped develop the craft and footage of sea trials.

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Can't find the perfect gift?

Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:14:10 -0500

Audio interview with Andy Gershoff, marketing prof at the Ross School.

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Find the right movitation to exercise

Wed, 12 Dec 2007 12:01:47 -0500

Audio interview with IRWG researcher Michelle Segar.

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Do you know what your children are watching?

Wed, 5 Dec 2007 15:08:38 -0500

Podcast with L. Rowell Huesmann

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Sleep: Getting enough?

Thu, 29 Nov 2007 12:23:03 -0500

Podcast on sleep

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Seven years of bad luck

Fri, 16 Nov 2007 14:30:59 EST

Audio interview with economist George Fulton about Michigan's weak economy.

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Dwindling drinking water

Fri, 16 Nov 2007 9:43:34 EST

Audio interview with chemical engineering professor Walter Weber.

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What is MRSA?

Fri, 26 Oct 2007 11:37:34 EST

Audio interview with professor allison aiello about mrsa

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Schmoozing is good for the brain

Fri, 26 Oct 2007 16:28:47 -0400

Interview with social psychologist Oscar Ybarra

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The high costs of financial services for the poor

Thu, 4 Oct 2007 15:01:14 -0400

Podcast interview with law professor Michael Barr

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Bo's lasting lessons

Fri, 28 Sep 2007 13:13:58 -0400

Audio interview of book co-author John U. Bacon by John Lofy.

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Renown pianist to visit U-M students Oct. 4

Fri, 21 Sep 2007 12:57:25 -0400

Andras Schiff launches University Musical Societys new season. Concerts on U-M students will play for Schiff and hear his critiques.

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Schmooze or Lose

Thu, 20 Sep 2007 16:43:16 -0400

New research funded by the NSF shows that mental exercise through socializing promotes cognitive functioning in adults of all ages

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Frenk speaks at U-M

Fri, 14 Sep 2007 10:29:28 -0400

Julio Frenk, former minister of health of Mexico, and current counsel to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation speaks at U-M symposium on Sept. 11.

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Round gobies rising

Fri, 7 Sep 2007 14:23:42 -0400

Interview with David Jude and Stephen Hensler of the School of Natural Resources and Environment

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Future forests

Fri, 31 Aug 2007 14:18:51 -0400

Audio interview with Professor Don Zak at the School of Natural Resources and Environment.

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The cars of the future

Fri, 24 Aug 2007 11:39:24 -0400

An interview with professor Zoran Filipi, assistant director of the University of Michigan's Automotive Research Center

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Auto talks

Tue, 7 Aug 2007 12:40:53 -0400

UMTRI researcher Bruce Belzowski discusses the UAW contract negotiations and what it means for the future of the auto industry.

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Provocative exhibit in cyberspace

Fri, 27 Jul 2007 17:10:20 -0400

audio interview with Rebekah Modrak

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Considering History

Fri, 27 Jul 2007 17:02:15 -0400

audio interview w/ John Dann

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Diabetes: Healthy knees and joints

Mon, 2 Jul 2007 15:42:39 -0400

Dr. Eva Feldman outlines results of a study marking the first time that tight blood sugar control has been shown to have a long-term effect on the chance that a person with diabetes will develop neuropathy (nerve problems)

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Michigan Economy

Mon, 25 Jun 2007 16:21:11 -0400

U-M economist talks about what Michigan must do to turn things around economically.

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Star Light Star Bright

Thu, 5 Jul 2007 12:48:06 -0400

U-M astronomers capture the first image of surface features on a sun-like star.

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Immigration and Higher Education

Mon, 04 Jun 2007 16:02:09 -0400

More than 100 experts from across the nation gathered at the University of Michigan to tackle the contentious immigration debate including the challenges and opportunities.

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Improving the Environment Creating Economic Opportunity

Thu, 5 Jul 2007 13:12:35 -0400

U-M study outlines strategies to reduce greenhouse emissions while explanding state's energy sector.

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Substance abuse among Chilean Teens

Mon, 14 May 2007 13:36:14 -0400

A new University of Michigan project that will study substance abuse among Chilean teens during a five-year period could provide insights into the increasing tobacco, alcohol and drug use in Latin America.

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A Seasonal Journey

Mon, 23 Apr 2007 16:45:49 -0400

An April stroll through the arboretum reveals the sights and sounds of spring.

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Obese children twice as likely to have diabetes

Thu, 19 Apr 2007 14:35:40 -0400

Dr, Joyce Lee describes research findings that show more than 229,000 children—approximately 3.2 cases for every 1,000 American children under the age of 18—currently have diabetes. And one-third of those children are obese.

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Are you "High Testosterone" and is that good?

Mon, 9 Apr 2007 13:15:41 -0400

Inteview with professor

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Asymmetric journalism

Mon, 2 Apr 2007 14:22:33 -0400

Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism Mark McDonald offers insights about embedding, its origins and protocols, and the media's current coverage of the wars in both countries.

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Arthur Miller Theatre opening

Mon, 26 Mar 2007 15:37:28 -0400

Enoch Brater discusses Arthur Miller

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U-M site of nation’s largest prisoner art exhibition

Mon, 19 Mar 2007 14:03:49 -0400

Co-curators talk about the mission and impact of annual show

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TV and chubby children

Mon, 5 Mar 2007 14:34:24 -0500

Pediatrician Julie Lumeng outlines her findings on watching television and being overweight among three- and four-year-olds.

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Reaching out to underserved communities

Mon, 26 Feb 2007 13:04:44 -0400

Conversation with UMS Ben Johnson on attracting, broadening audiences

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Not your father's addictions: Today's teens compared with teens of the past 33 years

Thu, 22 Feb 2007 10:18:45 -0500

Audio interview with University of Michigan professor.

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Nuclear power generates waste with special needs

Mon, 12 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Laura Bailey talks with Prof. William Martin about nuclear waste disposal and University of Michigan nuclear energy research.

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Black History Month is still relevant today

Fri, 2 Feb 2007 13:10:34 -0500

Percy Bates talks about Black History Month.

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Time, money and who does the laundry

Tue, 30 Jan 2007 11:44:55 -0500

How the ISR Panel Study of Income Dynamics studies how U.S. men, women and children spend their time.

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Spanking isn't the only solution

Mon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Social work Prof. Andrew Grogan-Kaylor talks about disciplining children.

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Smoking rates higher among low-income African-Americans

Mon, 15 Jan 2007 11:00:00 -0500

Social Work professor Jorge Delva outlines his findings

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Fortifying bridge from Ann Arbor to Detroit

Mon, 8 Jan 2007 11:00:00 -0500

UM Deans explore outreach opportunities of Detroit Center office

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Accreditation creates new steps for School of Dance

Tue, 2 Jan 2007 11:29:42 -0500

Dance Prof. Bill DeYoung discusses the University of Michigan Dance Department’s recent accreditation and the future of the department.

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Composers work inspiration for dance

Wed, 13 Dec 2006 17:07:52 -0400

Composers' work inspiration for dance performance that was be part of 2006-07 national tour

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The evolution of sexual selection

Wed, 13 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0400

U-M social psychologist Dan Kruger discusses how evolutionary psychology provides a unifying framework for understanding behaviors as different as altruism, mortality and sexual selection.

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The potential of nuclear power as a clean energy option

Wed, 22 Nov 2006 11:33:51 -0500

University of Michigan nuclear engineering and radiological sciences Prof. William Martin outlines nuclear power’s evolution.

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Climate-change strategies in business

Fri, 3 Nov 2006 14:00:33 -0500

Andrew Hoffman, associate director of U-M’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, says that companies with a history of climate-related activity are trying to shift their strategies from a focus on risk management and bottom-line protection to an emphasis on business opportunities and top-line enhancements.

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Why are Americans so bad at math?

Mon, 2 Oct 2006 10:09:19 -0400

U-M School of Education Dean Deborah Ball talks about why most Americans are so bad at math and how U-M is fighting to change that.

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Post-traumatic stress syndrome after disasters

Fri, 3 Nov 2006 10:09:19 -0500

audio interview with Epidemiologist Sandro Galea

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International adoptions

Fri, 3 Nov 2006 10:09:19 -0500

Social work Prof. Leslie Hollingsworth discusses adoptions across international borders.

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Striving Toward Perfection

Fri, 3 Nov 2006 01:00:00 GMT

Audio: Mary Sue coleman Speech

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Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute

Fri, 20 Oct 2006 10:09:19 -0400

A new University of Michigan unit will address energy issues within and outside the University.

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Scientific integrity

Tue, 17 Oct 2006 10:09:19 -0400

A discussion of responses to perceived threats against scientific integrity.

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People Accounting

Mon, 25 Sep 2006 10:09:19 -0400

U-M researchers find that informal quotas are a common part of life.

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UMMA expands

Mon, 18 Sep 2006 09:45:00 -0400

University or Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) Director James Steward discusses UMMA's expansion and renovation.

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9/11 five years later

Sun, 10 Sep 2006 12:00:00 -0400

Audio interview with history Prof. Juan Cole

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Who helps the poor?

Mon, 4 Sep 2006 10:09:19 -0400

Audio interview w/ University of Michigan public policy Prof. Sheldon Danziger

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Biology without a book

Fri, 25 Aug 2006 10:09:19 -0400

Dan Klionsky has a unique teaching style

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A gene for 'middle aged spread'

Fri, 18 Aug 2006 10:09:19 -0400

Stephen Weiss' research team was looking for a gene that affected the development of the circulatory system in mice. Quite by mistake, they found a 'molecular scissors' that loosens the collagen belt around fat cells, allowing them to expand.

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Bone loss and menopause

Fri, 18 Aug 2006 10:09:19 -0400

Interview with women's health expert Mary Fran Sowers, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Tobacco and IQ

Fri, 11 Aug 2006 17:02:35 -0400

Audio interview with University of Michigan Research Assistant Prof. Jennifer Glass

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Stock-Option Dating Games

Fri, 28 Jul 2006 13:21:04 -0400

Bernie Degrouat interviews Nejat Seyhun and M.P. Narayanan.

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Women on TV

Mon, 24 Jul 2006 13:21:04 -0400

A podcast from the University of Michigan News Service. Jared Wadley interviews Amanda Lotz.

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Targeting cancer stem cell

Fri, 14 Jul 2006 13:21:04 -0400

A podcast from the University of Michigan News Service. Karl Bates interviews Sean J. Morrison, Ph.D.

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Cell phone survey

Thu, 13 Jul 2006 17:02:35 -0400

Michael Traugott discusses attitudes about public cell phone use.

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An assessment of the bankruptcy reform act at its one-year anniversary.

Tue, 2 Jan 2007 11:38:58 -0500

Law professor John Pottow says it's too early to celebrate a decline in bankruptcy filings.

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Climate-change strategies in business

Thu, 10 Jan 2008 12:07:59 -0500

Prof. Andrew Hoffman says sustainable climate strategies cannot be an add-on to business as usual - they must be integrated with a company's core business activities.

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