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7/1/15

You want a positive-enough relationship with staff so there's not outright hostility against prisoners, says UB's Teresa Miller, but not so positive that is becomes unprofessional.

7/1/15

While Gov. Chris Christie faces better-funded, prominent competition, says UB's James Campbell, he has a distinctive bluntness that may sit well with New Hampshire Republicans.

7/1/15

Diplomats will continue to be under total supervision in Cuba, despite the U.S. reopening its embassy there, says UB's Jose Buscaglia.

7/1/15

Glasses that shine light into the eyes can actually help treat insomnia among lung cancer patients, a UB study shows.

7/2/15

The honor block can be used as a management tool in prisons and its importance must be remembered in light of the Clinton escape, says UB's Teresa Miller.

7/3/15

Right now, says UB's Arun Vishwanath, we don't have a viable anti-phishing technology. All it takes is one person clicking on one thing.

7/6/15

The Confederate flag started to be employed as a protest symbol against the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, says UB's Carole Emberton.

7/6/15

For every additional $10,000 you spend, says UB's Dietrich Jehle, injuries go down by almost 12 percent.

7/8/15

Gov. Andrew Cuomo notes that SUNY served as a model for reforms made to legislation to combat the rise in sexual assault on college and university campuses.

7/9/15

UB's David Herzberg discusses the history of Quaaludes, the drug Bill Cosby admitted giving to women.

7/10/15

Though it is called honor block, life is anything but easy for inmates there, says UB's Teresa Miller, but it is still a vital management tool in prisons.

7/10/15

The Confederate flag's days as a public symbol – a flag or a state emblem – are coming to an end, says UB's Carole Emberton.  

7/13/15

Suburbanization and neighborhood opportunities are embedded in the fantasy that black people can move to freedom, says UB's Henry Louis Taylor.

7/1/15

UB's Paul Zarenbka looks at factors that drive private sector job growth, namely wages.

7/13/15

"There are more doctors out there prescribing heavy doses of narcotics than there are out there trying to help people get off of them," says UB's Richard Blondell on the shortage of doctors trained to treat addiction.

7/13/15

Different than family, problem friends can ruin a romantic relationship. Two UB studies look at how jealously can play a role.

7/13/15

Co-curated by UB's Jonathan Katz, this article looks at Art AIDS America, the first comprehensive survey of 30 years of art produced in response to the AIDS epidemic in the U.S.

7/15/15

EMTs experience tense encounters when dealing with dying patients and  their families, according to research from UB's Deborah Waldrop.

7/15/15

UB held its first meeting of the Buffalo Jamaica Innovation Enterprise, which will explore ways to share research and clinical findings to help both countries.

7/16/15

Obama's visit to a federal prison -- the first by a sitting president -- was of huge significance to inmates, who are typically left to feel invisible, says UB's Teresa Miller.

7/16/15

The number of infant deaths due to improper sleeping position -- there were more than 3,500 in 2013 -- is largely the result of traditions, including mothers passing on the incorrect methods, says UB's Deborah Rains.

7/19/15

An $800,000 grant will fund research that may lead to more powerful weapons, energy savings and reduced crew numbers.

7/17/15

"Having him acknowledge their existence and the hardship they face is extremely significant," says UB's Teresa Miller of President Obama's visit to a federal prison.

7/20/15

"We can label things what we want, but it's irrelevant because nature uses its own logic," says UB's Dejan Stojkovic.

7/22/15

With an increase to the hourly wages of fast-food workers in New York, the industry will inevitably have to raise prices, says UB's Jerry Newman.

7/22/15

UB's Isaac Ehrlich says that in terms of economic efficiency, it would be better to impose the $15 minimum wage for New York's fast-food workers more generally.

7/24/15

The reopening of barriers between the U.S. and Cuba offers new opportunities, but it's not without risk, says UB's Henry Louis Taylor Jr.

7/23/15

There will be opposition from fast-food owners to the $15 pay recommendation, says UB's Jerry Newman.

7/23/15

UB's Makau Mutua says politicians want to not only demonize the West, but also demonize a sector of the society in Africa who are friendly to the West.

7/27/15

An Academy Award-winning actor, a singer-songwriter and a Pulitzer Prize winner headline UB's Distinguished Speakers Series.

7/30/15

If this is debris from MH370, it will provide families with much needed closure, says UB's Nancy Smyth.