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2/2/12

On high school signing day 2012, the Associated Press reports in the Wall Street Journal that UB Bulls football coach, Jeff Quinn, recruited 19 players.

2/3/12

A front page article in the Buffalo News reports on the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, a project of UB's neurology department based in the Jacobs Neurological Institute in Buffalo General Hospital, which opened for patients just a few months ago.

2/7/12

David Lichter, MD, UB clinical associate professor of neurology and a specialist in Tourette's syndrome, discussed the possibility of social media contributing to the symptoms of conversion disorder.

2/8/12

A UB breakthrough allows researchers to see how mutations in the parkin gene cause the Parkinson's disease in approximately one in 10 patients.

2/14/12

An article on ZDNet's iGeneration blog reports a UB alum and a UB student have built a business through an app developed to eliminate the need for paper tickets in restaurants.

2/14/12

A story on YNN profiles Timothy Murphy, director of the Clinical and Translational Research Center, about the new UB-Kaleida Health building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus that will house the CTRC on its top floors.

2/14/12

A full-page feature in the Buffalo News features Soledad O'Brien, anchor of CNN's morning show "Starting Point," who will speak in Kleinhans Music Hall on Thursday as part of UB's 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event.

2/15/12

An article in TIME Magazine reports on the change of heart Lewis Mandell, professor emeritus of finance and managerial economics and former dean of the UB School of Management, says he has had about teaching kids about money in the classroom.

2/17/12

An article in Forbes reports on a new study by the UB School of Management that showed the three leadership behaviors that are powerful predictors of company growth.

2/17/12

An article in Business First features Timothy Murphy, director of UB's Clinical and Translational Research Center about his work and his efforts to help other researchers commercialize their work.

2/8/12

The editorial, "UB Union is Mistaken," criticizes the Buffalo Center Chapter of United University Professions, the union representing academic and professional staff at UB, for last month's referendum calling on UB to drop out of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Business Council of New York State.

2/20/12

In a story about how during difficult economic times the average television viewer may resent the "1 percent" yet be drawn to serial dramas about them, Parade Magazine turns to UB's Elayne Rapping to help explain viewer behavior.

2/22/12

A story on NPR's Innovation Trail reports UB is piloting a new program that guarantees students will finish in the traditional time frame of four years, or the university will pick up the remaining tuition.

2/28/12

An article on TIME Magazine's Healthland about society's fixation with celebrities reports a 2008 study by UB researchers found that celebrity worship can improve self-esteem.

2/29/12

An article on Live Science about the birth of the universe reports three UB physicists have analyzed the latest measurements offering a hint at what went on in the early universe.