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12/18/17

Psych Central reports on research led by Patricia Logan-Greene, an assistant professor ofo social work, which found that social workers lack tools to identify cases of chronic child neglect.

12/15/17

The Verge reports that UB computer scientist Kui Ren and colleagues have discovered how to identify smartphones by analyzing just a single photo taken by the device, an advancement for cybersecurity.

12/14/17

An article in Newsweek about the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History, and the controversy over plans by President Trump to attend the ceremony, interviews Victoria Wolcott, professor and chair of history, who said Trump’s presence is problematic given his inability to denounce white supremacists in the wake of Charlottesville.

12/12/17

The Buffalo News quoted UB President Satish K. Tripathi on the opening of the new Jacobs School building. "The world-class design was a sight to behold. But to gaze upon the magnificent finished product is to fully appreciate it for the breathtaking building it is."

12/8/17

A Reuters article about a study that showed that gum infections may increase people’s risk for sores in the digestive tract that can lead to stomach cancer quotes Jean Wactawski-Wende, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

12/6/17

An article on Outside magazine interviews Susan Cahn, professor of history about Gertrude Ederle, who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel.

12/6/17

An article on the front page of the Buffalo News reports on the new downtown home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and quotes Michael Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School.

11/30/17

An article in Scientific American about Bali’s Mount Agung quotes Tracy Gregg, associate professor of geology. “We don’t yet know if Agung is currently giving us two weeks, two months or two years (or more) of warning because we don’t know precisely what it did before its 1963 eruption,” she said.

11/29/17

An article in Time magazine reports on research by Charlotte Lindqvist, associate professor of biological sciences, that analyzed DNA samples that allegedly belonged to the Yeti.

11/28/17

A story on WBFO-FM about Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's visit to UB as part of the Leaders on Leadership speaker series, organized by the School of Management's Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, reports that UB President Satish K. Tripathi introduced Hochul, noting that she has been an advocate for women in leadership roles.