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10/3/04

An article in the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reports on new recommendations for airline travelers to avoid blood clots and quotes Holger Schunemann, associate professor of medicine and senior editor of the guidelines.

10/3/04

An article in the <i>The New York Times</i> on using blogs as part of the job-search process quotes Alexander C. Halavais, assistant professor of communication, who says that while recruiting using blogs is now invisible, he expects to see blogs become a much bigger part of job searching and recruiting.

10/1/04

An article in the "Short Subjects" section of <i>The Chronicle of Higher Education</i> reports on the installation at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport of UB's 2,000-pound bronze book, "Building Buffalo," which traces the architectural history of the city.

10/11/04

An article in the <i>Albany Times Union</i> on the way television portrays women quotes Elayne Rapping, professor of American studies, who says we're seeing "a return to an even more retro picture, where women are consumed with things that go against the grain of what I think were the most progressive impacts of feminism."

10/12/04

An article in the current issue of the <i>Chronicle of Higher Education</i> looks at some of the interesting ways professor spend their time when they're not in the classroom, and profiles at Natalie C. Simpson, associate professor of management science and systems and a lieutenant in a volunteer fire department in East Aurora.

10/12/04

An article in <i>USA Today</i> on parents who want to be their children's best friend quotes Samson Lee Blair, associate professor of sociology, who says years ago parents saw their children as financial assets who were needed to help run the farm, but parents today view their kids as "emotional assets, the objects of their love and affection."

10/12/04

An article in <i>The New York Times</i> reports on research conducted by Jeri Jaeger, associate professor of linguistics, who studies children's slips of the tongue and how they acquire language.

10/19/04

An article in the <i>Hartford Courant</i> on the boom in gambling in Connecticut quotes John Welte, principal investigator in the Research Institute on Addictions, who said people who live within 10 miles of a casino have twice the risk of becoming a problem gambler.

10/21/04

An article on CNN.com on the impact political signs in front yards may have on prospective home buyers quotes Nathan Kelly, assistant professor of political science, who says political scientists know that people stereotype groups based on their political affiliations, so "I think the same can be said about neighbors."