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A publication of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association

Spring 2011

Congratulations to Tripathi, UB’s 15th president

Satish K. Tripathi invested as UB’s 15th president pledges to continue the university’s pursuit of excellence and a bold plan to hire 300 new faculty members and raise $200 million in endowments for student scholarships. >Visit the Inaugural site

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9 from the 90s

During the 1990s, students navigated uncharted technological and social change that created today’s globally wired culture. What a difference two decades make for these alumni, who talk about their careers and life passions.

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UB in the News

The tweet that cost $139 billion

5/20/2015 A false tweet in 2013 sent financial markets into a tailspin. UB's Tero Karppi says we must better understand how social media is linked to decision making.

Why do 40 Mass. high schools still have Native American mascots in 2015?

5/20/2015 Native Americans have been protesting the use of Indian logos and nicknames by sports teams since the 1960s, says UB's Wendy Quinton.

Los Angeles' minimum wage on track to go up to $15 by 2020

5/19/2015 The plan to raise Los Angeles' minimum wage to $15 per hour is a "monumental change," according to UB's Jerry Newman.

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