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1/4/16

A Los Angeles Times story about expanded background checks for gun buyers quotes UB's Anthony O'Rourke.

1/4/16

A story on Capital Tonight interviews Edward Bednarczyk about the state's medical marijuana program.

1/7/16

CBS This Morning reports on a new trial being conducted by John Leddy to determine whether exercise can be used to treat concussion in teens.

1/7/16

A Reuters article about the opening of New York's medical marijuana clinics quotes Edward Bednarczyk.

1/8/16

UB's Jeffrey Miecznikowski is quoted by Reuters and the Associated Press about Powerball and he compares the odds of winning to counting drops of water in the ocean.

1/10/16

USA Today, Reuters, and The Washington Post all quote UB's Jeffrey Miecznikowski about the odds of winning Powerball.

1/11/16

A story on NPR notes that Jeffrey Miecznikowski says you are 25 times more likely to become president than to win at Powerball.

1/7/16

Reuters quotes UB's Ed Bednarczyk about medical marijuana dispensaries opening in New York and how they are among the most conservative in the U.S.

1/12/16

UB's Michael Poulin is quoted in USA Today about why millions buy Powerball tickets in the vague hope of striking it rich.

1/12/16

Wried Magazine quotes Jeffrey Miecznikowski about the math behind picking the right Powerball numbers.

1/11/16

An article in the Buffalo News reports Venu Govindaraju has been named vice president of research and economic development.

1/12/16

UB's David Schmid is quoted in Reuters about the popularity of true crime TV shows that highlight the shortcomings of the U.S. judicial system.

1/13/16

Jeffrey Miecznikowski talks about the slim odds of winning Powerball on NPR's The Takeaway.

1/13/16

ABC News, as well as other outlets around the world, quotes Jeffrey Miecznikowski about the benefits and drawbacks of office pools when it comes to Powerball.

1/13/16

Jeffrey Miecznikowski looks at whether Powerball numbers are really random in The Conversation.

1/18/16

NPR's Fresh Air interviews Regina Mason, whose great-great-great grandfather authored the first fugitive slave narrative. Mason participated in a workshop at UB for descendants of authors of slave narratives.

1/20/16

UB's Rick Su talks to VICE about the U.S. Supreme Court reviewing President Obama's order that offered temporary legal status to nearly 5 million immigrants.

1/21/16

Business First reports UB's Arie Weinstock will run a clinical trial site for a study using medical marijuana to treat childhood epilepsy.

1/22/16

A Buffalo News story reports undergraduate applications for admission to UB are up more than 10 percent from last year.

1/25/16

UB's Henry Louis Taylor is quoted in The Washington Post about how the calamities in Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore are all connected.

1/24/16

UB's Mark Karwan weighs in on a quirk that gave the Panthers and Patriots the opportunity to beat the same eight teams from the NFL's weakest divisions in the Newark Star-Ledger.

1/26/16

USA Today reports the East Coast is returning to normal following the weekend's blizzard and quotes Isaac Ehrlich on how the economy was impacted.

1/26/16

James Campbell looks at Ted Cruz and his chances of winning the nomination in the National Review.

1/26/16

A story on WBFO-FM reports on College Success Centers set up by UB in Buffalo high schools and interviews Nathan Daun-Barnett.

1/26/16

Deborah D.L. Chung talks about a new type of concrete that melts snow in National Geographic.

1/27/16

A Reuters article about a new O.J. Simpson miniseries interviews David Schmid about what made the case fascinating.

1/27/16

The Buffalo News quotes UB faculty and graduates about alumnus Gregory Jarvis, one of seven astronauts who died when the Challenger exploded.

1/28/16

Arun Jain is quoted in The Washington Post about Mattel's makeover of the Barbie doll.