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3/1/16

Mark Bartholomew is quoted in the Associated Press about the legal dispute over naming rights for some of Yosemite National Park's most iconic attractions.

3/2/16

An article on Mic about whether marijuana can be used to treat depression quotes Samir Haj-Dahmane.

3/3/16

An article in USA Today about Super Tuesday and what's next quotes James Campbell.

3/3/16

Charles Lindsey weighs in on Sports Authority filing for bankruptcy on Wednesday in the Washington Post.

3/2/16

An opinion piece on CNN by Arun Vishwanath calls Apple disingenuous for declining to create a backdoor into the company's technology.

3/8/16

A story on WBFO-FM reports on the grand opening of the Blackstone LaunchPad at UB.

3/8/16

A Buffalo News op-ed by Francis Letro responds to a Buffalo News editorial criticizing the UBF.

3/8/16

Articles in USA Today, ABC News and The Tennessean about a jury's decision to award Erin Andrews $55 million in a civil case quotes Chris O'Brien.

3/9/16

An article on Vice's Motherboard reports on research by Greg Valentine about volcanic debris.

3/9/16

The Huffington Post reports on a new study by Thikriat Al-Jewair that found the size of a person's tonsils and tongue may indicate their risk for sleep apnea.

3/8/16

The Christian Science Monitor reports on research by Greg Valentine that tried to quantify the speed of volcanic debris.

3/10/16

Chris O'Brien is quoted by the Associated Press about a jury verdict awarding Erin Andrews $55 million.

3/11/16

Forbes looks at the decision by Chipotle to shut down after four employees got sick and quotes Charles Lindsey.

3/14/16

The Washington Post and media nationwide reported that the UB men's and women's basketball teams both clinched NCAA tournament berths.

3/15/16

The Buffalo News and other media report on a new $2 million grant for concussion research at UB.

3/16/16

Metropolis publishes an article by Despina Stratigakos, who explores why women leave the architecture profession in large numbers.

3/16/16

Vice interviews Elena McLean about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that his country would withdraw the bulk of its military forces from Syria.

3/16/16

CNET reports on a food-tracking necklace developed by Wenyao Xu to help people improve their nutrition by monitoring what they eat.

3/18/16

The New York Times quoted Samantha Barbas about the privacy suit that awarded Hulk Hogan $115 million.

3/21/16

An article in Vice's Motherboard describes a food-tracking necklace developed by Wenyao Xu that monitors what you eat based on the sound food makes.

3/19/16

The Buffalo News reported on UB's efforts to build its research, scholarship and fundraising programs.

3/22/16

The Associated Press reported on construction progressing at the new home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

3/22/16

The Buffalo News reports on Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaking at the topping off of UB's new home for the medical school.

3/22/16

Samantha Barbas is quoted in the Washington Post about the implications of the Hulk Hogan verdict.

3/22/16

ABC News quotes Mark Bartholomew about the latest news that the government may not need Apple's help in the encryption case.

3/22/16

USA Today reports on findings that roughly a third of email sent to the House is malware, a virus or spam and quotes Arun Vishwanath.

3/25/16

CNN quotes Daniel Antonius about the psychological impacts of terror attacks.

3/25/16

Arun Vishwanath is quoted in Politico about hackers targeting a dam near New York City.

3/24/16

Michelle Benson tells USA Today that the attacks in Brussels expose some holes in Europe's counterterrorism efforts.

3/24/16

A story in USA Today about how race and clas set the stage for the Flint water crisis quotes Henry Louis Taylor.

3/26/16

Arun Vishwanath has an op-ed on CNN that looks at the rise in ransomware attacks.

3/26/16

An article in the Miami Herald about brokered political conventions quotes James Campbell.

3/28/16

Slate writes about an Ohio legal case that shows how tort reform is having unforeseen consequences as more victims take their cases to the civil justice system and quotes Lucinda Finley.

3/28/16

The Washington Post quotes Mark Bartholomew about successful efforts to unlock the iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino attacks.

3/29/16

Michelle Benson is quoted in The Christian Science Monitor about whether the Brussels attacks could result in new efforts for the U.S. and Europe to cooperate against terrorism.

3/28/16

USA Today writes about California's plan to increase minimum wage and quotes Jerry Newman.

3/30/16

The Los Angeles Times reports on the death of former UB President Steven B. Sample.

3/30/16

Mark Bartholomew is quoted in the Wall Street Journal about the aftermath of the Apple-FBI legal battle.

3/29/16

An article on Vox about the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court quotes Anthony O'Rourke.

3/30/16

The Buffalo News reports the number of graduates from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences doing residencies in Buffalo is the highest it has been in years.

3/31/16

Jerry Newman is quoted in ABC News about the benefits and drawbacks of a $15 minimum wage.

4/1/16

WBFO-FM interviews Andrew Stott about an improved graduation rate for black students at UB.

3/31/16

New Scientist reports on a study about cloud cover and animal and plant habitats and quotes Adam Wilson.

4/1/16

Mark Bartholomew is quoted in ABC News about law enforcement officials getting an assist from the FBI to help unlock an iPhone.