An article in The Chronicle of Higher Education's Wired Campus Blog looks at the increasing number of professors who are more "wired" than their technologically apathetic students, including Kevin Lim, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication who teaches an organizational communication class.
An article in the Newark Star-Ledger on a congressional bill that would establish the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a new federal agency to speed development of drugs for an array of infectious diseases that are bioterror threats, quotes Iain Hay, Grant T. Fisher chair and professor of microbiology and immunology.
An article in Black Press USA on the scarcity of African-American mathematicians and efforts people in the field are making to increase their numbers reports Scott Williams, professor of mathematics, is a founding member of the National Association of Mathematicians.
An article in the Los Angeles Times reports UB researchers will subject an entire house to a magnitude 6.7 earthquake for a systematic assessment of how a typical wooden suburban home holds up to an earthquake.
An article distributed by the Associated Press looks at a new museum, "The Kennedies," being opened in Berlin, Germany, that commemorates the visit by President John F. Kennedy to that city on June 26, 1963, and quotes Andrea Daum, professor of history.
An article in the San Jose Mercury News on research into the immense but little-known world of the microscopic organisms and the roles they play in the life of this planet quotes Steven Gill, associate professor of oral biology.