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11/4/08

James Gardner, UB professor of law and an expert of election fraud, was interviewed on WBFO-FM and WNED-AM for stories on whether a fair and accurate count is possible on Election Day, a record-setting voter turnout is expected.

11/1/08

An article in the <i>Seattle Times</i> on undecided voters reports a UB study of presidential elections found that the last time wafflers made a difference was in 1960.

11/2/08

An article distributed by AFP news service on the Democratic and Republican parties' efforts to turn out the vote quotes Joshua Dyck, assistant professor of political science.

11/1/08

An article in the <i>Boston Globe</i> on the subtext of parent-child relationships in the television series "Mad Men" quotes Sampson Lee Blair, associate professor of sociology.

11/1/08

An article in the <i>Palm Beach Daily News</i> on predictions that the 2008 election will see the largest voter turnout in the history of the nation quotes Jim Campbell, professor and chair of political science.

11/2/08

An article in the <i>Chicago Tribune</i> on the impact difficult times have on fine art quotes William Solomon, associate professor of English and author of "Literature, Amusement and Technology in the Great Depression" (2002).

11/2/08

An article in the <i>Greensboro News-Record</i> on the record-setting number of people who are expected to vote in this year's election -- as many as 80 percent of registered voters in the county -- quotes James Campbell, professor and chair of political science.

11/3/08

James Campbell, professor and chair of political science, is quoted in an article on RTT News about the 2008 Congressional elections and the likelihood that Democrats by reach a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate and make gains in the House.

11/2/08

An article in <i>Newsday</i> on whether John McCain will be able to stage a come-from-behind victory in the presidential elections quotes James E. Campbell, professor and chair of political science.

11/2/08

James Campbell, professor and chair is quoted in the <i>Mobile Press-Register</i> in an article on the effect Barack Obama's presence on the ballot could have on three competitive congressional races.

11/18/08

An editorial in <i>The Buffalo News</i> on the financial crisis caused by financial investments made on Wall Street calls on the state to invest in other parts of the state and other fields of endeavor so that the economy will grow and diversify, and says that UB 2020 should be high on the list of investments.

11/30/08

An editorial in <i>The Buffalo News</i> calls on New York State to give the State University of New York and its colleges and universities the flexibility to make independent decisions, such as raising tuition and eliminating the need for preapproval for purchasing, to allow state universities and UB in particular to become major contributors to local and state economic recovery.

11/1/08

An article in <i>Psychology Today</i> on how your choice of a romantic partner helps determine how healthy or how sick you'll be quotes Gregory Homish, assistant professor of health behavior.

11/5/08

Lewis Mandell, professor emeritus of finance and managerial economics, is quoted in the <i>Mountain Express</i> in an article on the economic downturn and its resemblance to the Great Depression.

11/5/08

An article in <i>The Washington Post</i> on what her campaign for vice president means for Sarah Palin's political future, including a possible run for president in 2012, quotes James E. Campbell, professor and chair of political science, who said solidifying a fractured GOP could serve Palin well.