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Spring 2010

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Profiles on Parade

Gary Shipe

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.

Gary Shipe

‘Piano Man’ works magic on array of keyboard instruments

Michael Glick

New dental dean pursues roles as educator, editorialist

Stefani Bardin, MFA ’08

Food is the focus of artist’s work and curriculum

Xuhua Qin

UB counselor helps international students adjust to culture, academics

Barry Willer

Brain injury researcher draws on compassion and curiosity to fuel his work

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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