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5/20/15

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.

5/20/15

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

5/19/15

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

5/19/15

John Leddy, director of UB's Concussion Management Clinic, says it's not useful to grade concussions any longer because the initial treatment is the same: remove immediately from at-risk activity.

5/19/15

Area colleges and universities are making an effort to help students graduate in four years and UB is leading the charge.

5/18/15

It could easily be a decade before the death sentence is carried out for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, says UB law professor Charles Ewing.

5/18/15

UB's Class of 2015 looked forward to a bright future on graduation day -- one that features the best job market the nation has seen in 10 years.

5/15/15

Both Twitter and financial markets are analyzed by algorithms, explains UB professor of media study Tero Karppi, and when those two fields connect over false information, or a malicious tweet, surprising things can occur.

5/14/15

One reason why dieting is difficult is because people make plans to change what they eat based on what they think, rather than how they feel, explains UB's Marc Kiviniemi.

5/14/15

Both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush have "huge amounts of baggage going into the election," says UB political science professor James E. Campbell, because each must balance "inheriting the problems of their predecessors and appearing disloyal."

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