Deal-makers, deal-breakers Romancing the screen About a third of all people who were single at some point in the last 10 years have used dating websites, and a quarter of those have married or entered long-term relationships. Fred Feinberg, U-M professor of marketing and statistics, joined Elizabeth Bruch, U-M professor of sociology and complex systems, and Kee Yeun Lee of Hong Kong Polytechnic University to dig through user data from a dating website to reveal what people actually do — not what they say they do — when it comes to romance. Among the big trends they found: Age is the biggest deal-breaker for both men and women. People can be hundreds of times less likely to browse someone in an undesirable age range.
All Events The paper "Aspirational pursuit of mates in online dating markets" has received widespread attention in the media and online. Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek significantly more desirable mates even though the chances of getting a response are lower. Researchers at the University of Michigan and the Santa Fe Institute showed that leagues do emerge in online dating networks, in the form of a hierarchy of desirability. The researchers applied the algorithm to anonymized data from users of a dating website in four major U.
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Hatcher, an administrator at Ohio State University and professor of English, was appointed university president in As the Cold War and the Space Race took shape, UM became a principal recipient of government research grants, and its researchers were on the vanguard of exploring peacetime uses for atomic power. In a report by the American Council on Education , the university was rated first or second in the nation in graduate teaching of all 28 disciplines surveyed. The beginning of Hatcher's presidency saw the university in the national spotlight over the first-ever " panty raid " in , an event cheered on by hundreds of students and chronicled by the national press, including Life Magazine. Davis ultimately was sentenced to prison for contempt, a conviction that he appealed to the U.