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Fall 2009

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Profiles on Parade

Photo: Douglas Levere, BA '89 Photo: Nancy J. Parisi

Versatile folks add to campus beat

The UB Reporter (www.buffalo.edu/ubreporter) each week features a profile of a faculty or staff member. Complemented by solid photography, this series showcases the diversity and flair of the UB community. Following are some selected profiles for your enjoyment.

Peter Bush:

Using technology to solve mysteries

Jim Santella:

Legendary radio career framed at WBFO

Victor Albert:

Understanding new species

Helen Domske:

Great Lakes educator shares love water

Kathy Twist:

UB’s first championship coach

UB in the News

How your tweets could crash the global economy

"Social media plays a significant role in financial markets," says UB professor of media study Tero Karppi, whose new study looks at the ways social media data intersect with financial algorithms.

UB taking on mankind's 'really big problems'

UB has established three new Communities of Excellence that will tackle some of the toughest challenges facing mankind today.

Questions arise after prospect of Time Warner merger

Charter Communications plan to acquire Time Warner Cable -- various UB professors weigh in on how this could impact consumers.

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