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11/6/07

An article in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> on improving the English language skills of international MBA students quotes Paul Allaire, assistant dean and director of the career resource center in the School of Management.

11/5/07

An article in <i>The New York Times</i> health blog on Sen. Barack Obama's use of nicotine gum to help him quit smoking quotes Lynn T. Kozlowski, interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

11/2/07

An article on MSNBC reports a study by UB researchers has shown that even if you're in a very long airport security line, you're going to be screened as thoroughly as if you had just a few people in front of you, and quotes Rajan Batta, professor of industrial and systems engineering, and Colin Drury, SUNY Distinguished Professor emeritus of industrial and systems engineering.

11/2/07

An article on Reuters Health reports that despite the popular notion that parents are usually in the dark about their teenagers' behavior, a UB study suggests that many parents are aware of whether their kids are smoking, drinking or using drugs. The story quotes Neil McGillicuddy, senior research scientist in the Research Institute on Addictions.

11/13/07

William Pelham, UB Distinguished Professor of psychology, pediatrics and psychiatry, was interviewed on a story on the BBC television show "Panorama" -- the U.K.'s equivalent of "60 Minutes" -- on the benefits and risks of using drugs to treat children with ADHD.

11/14/07

An article in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> on the debate over whether people willing to give up a kidney for transplantation should be paid for the organ quotes Julio Elias, assistant professor of economics.

11/14/07

Elayne Rapping, professor of American studies, and David Fertig, associate professor of linguistics, are quoted in an articles distributed by the Associated Press on the social, racial and gender acceptability of the use of the word "bitch."

11/15/07

An article in <i>USA Today</i> on new research that suggests your name can negatively undermine your goals quotes Brett Pelham, associate professor of psychology.

11/15/07

An article in <i>The Washington Times</i> on the role of religion and spirituality in the care of critically ill patients reports UB offers a medical-spirituality curriculum and quotes David Holmes, clinical assistant professor of family medicine.

11/20/07

An article <i>The New York Times</i> quotes Sandra Murray, professor of psychology, on the psychology of denial.

11/17/07

An article in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> on the death of David Tallichet, a pioneer on the theme-restaurant concept, quotes Mark Gottdiener, professor of sociology.

11/28/07

An article distributed by the Associated Press reports UB football head coach Turner Gill has been named Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year. In addition, an article in <i>The Buffalo News</i> reports Gill has been named MAC Coach of the Year and that a record eight players on the football team have been named to the All-MAC first team.

11/27/07

An article in <i>Investor's Business Daily</i> reports Kinex Pharmaceuticals LLC has begun Phase 1 human testing of its new drug, KX2-391, and quotes David Hangauer, associate professor of chemistry and cofounder of Kinex.

11/27/07

An article in <i>Newsday</i> profiles Joan Linder, assistant professor of visual studies, and looks at her work, which is on exhibition in the Anthony Giordano Gallery through Dec. 9.

11/27/07

An article in <i>Wired</i> magazine looks at MCEER's simulation of what happens to a hospital room in an earthquake and links to the video of the test.

11/25/07

An article in <i>The New York Times</i> on the growing number of young artists who are rediscovering drawing as a medium looks at the work of Joan Linder, assistant professor of visual studies.

11/25/07

An article in <i>The Washington Post</i> on determining whether someone is lying reports Mark Frank, associate professor of communication, was among the experts interviewed.