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Fall 2011

Blue and White Lights for UB’s 15th President

The Peace Bridge linking the U.S. and Canada was bathed in blue-and-white lights for six hours on Sept. 19-20 to salute Satish K. Tripathi as UB’s 15th president and to recognize the start of Inauguration Week. Photos and story >Read the full story

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A surprising salve for New York's beleaguered cities

Refugees

2/20/2017 The New York Times looks at communities, such as Buffalo, that have benefited from an influx of refugees, and interviews Mohsen Daghooghi , an Iranian student who rejects the president's suggestion that he or other Iranian students are dangerous.

How an American bureaucrat became president of Somalia

2/19/2017 An article in Politico Magazine about UB alumnus Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed , who was elected president of his native country, quotes Don Grinde who said they discussed the different models of democratic governance, warlordism and religious extremism.

Voices

These journalists are no enemies of the people

2/19/2017 David Schmid tells USA Today that it is not unusual for the president to have a hostile relationship with the press. But Trump's description of the press is unprecedented, he says.

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