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3/1/12

Steven Dubovsky, professor and chair of psychiatry in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed on WBEN-AM about the shootings at an Ohio high school earlier this week.

3/5/12

An article in Scientific American reports that researchers at UB have developed video-analysis software that can analyze eye movements successfully to identify whether or not a subject is lying--82.5 precent of the time.

3/6/12

Fast Company's "Fast Talk" column interviews Ansar Khan, a UB alumnus, about a new restaurant app that he and former UB student James O'Leary developed.

3/6/12

In a Reuters' article describing the confusion most U.S. doctors experience with regard to cancer screening statistics, UB associate professor of medicine, Elie A. Akl, MD, who has studied risk communication was interviewed.

3/8/12

A story on CNN about the most influential TV programs include comments by Elayne Rapping, professor emeriti of American studies, about "Hill Street Blues," cited by experts as the TV series that most changed the direction of television programming.

3/9/12

An Associated Press article about three Republicans seeking party support to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this year quotes James E. Campbell, professor and chair of political science.

3/16/12

An interview with UB President Satish Tripathi is featured in the current edition of International Educator magazine, published by NAFSA, the world's largest nonprofit professional association dedicated to international education.

3/19/12

A front page article in the Buffalo News reports UB is asking the state to designate a second Center of Excellence in Buffalo to create the Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics.

3/28/12

The Atlantic Wire's What Matters Now column reports that UB researchers have developed a computer system that analyzes eye movements to identify liars with an accuracy rate of over 80 percent.

3/29/12

An article on Smart Planet, a CBS Interactive news site, reports on research by UB economist Gilad Sorek that has shown that sharing ideas through patent licensing doesn't necessarily mean a loss in profit.

3/29/12

An article in The New York Times about the unique difficulties teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face when learning to drive quotes UB's Gregory A. Fabiano, associate professor of counseling, school and educational psychology in the Graduate School of Education.

3/30/12

An article in Nature reports a team of plant biologists has identified the gene responsible for the "double-flower" mutation immortalized by Vincent van Gogh.

3/30/12

Andre Filiatrault, UB professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, was interviewed for a story on PBS NewsHour about a Colorado nonprofit, Build Change, that helps earthquake victims rebuild,

3/30/12

An article in Prevention Magazine suggests that women become good friends with their husbands' friends and quotes Ken Leonare, RIA director.