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6/7/17

John Violanti says that police officers on the afternoon shift are twice as likely to report being tired in an interview with the Daily Mail.

6/9/17

Tracy Gregg says that it's unlikely that a bomb would trigger a volcano to erupt in an interview with Vice's Motherboard.

6/8/17

M. Amin Karami talks to The Scientist about his work developing a pacemaker that harnesses kinetic energy from a patient’s heart beat.

6/14/17

Jack Tseng talks to National Geographic about the rare otter fossil he found, and his new theory that some ancient mammals migrated across the U.S.

6/19/17

Satish K. Tripathi urges federal lawmakers to reject a bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to Buffalo Business First.

6/21/17

The Associated Press reports that UB has received $4.5 million in grants to help recruit top scholars and researchers.

6/22/17

Matthew Dimick is quoted in The Atlantic about the importance of unions when it comes to addressing the grievances of workers.

6/19/17

People who attend religious services most often have the fewest problem gambling symptoms, John Welte tells the Huffington Post.

6/16/17

CNN reports on news that showed the number of middle and high school students who use e-cigarettes decreased for the first time and quotes Gary Giovino, who says this is important news.

6/12/17

Nicole Hallet writes in The Conversation that the end of the labor movement could be at stake.

6/13/17

An article in Cosmopolitan about men who are uncomfortable dating smart, ambitious women interviews Lora Park.

6/29/17

The Guardian interviews Samantha Barbas about growing criticism of the media fueled by President Trump.

6/27/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports the UB School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of its pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics, the school’s first major renovation in 30 years, and quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

6/25/17

An article on Economic Times about concerns students from India and their parents have about studying in the U.S. following the election of Donald Trump as president reports UB had roughly 1,600 Indian students in the fall of 2016, and interviews UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

6/22/17

An article reports that the leaders of Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center, along with UB President Satish K. Tripathi, issued a joint statement this week warning that the new health care bill emerging in Congress “will ultimately make health care more expensive for patients, doctors and hospitals.”

6/16/17

An article in Business First reports UB President Satish K. Tripathi is among the leaders of some of Buffalo’s largest health care institutions who are urging the Western New York legislative delegation to reject the Republican-led replacement of the Affordable Care Act, which they suggest could cost New York $10.5 billion and more than 86,000 jobs.

6/14/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports on a statement by UB President Satish K. Tripathi on the Office of the President website about the university’s continued role in shaping a sustainable society and seeking innovative solutions to climate change.

6/1/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports UB President Satish K. Tripathi and Roswell Park Cancer Institute President and CEO Candace Johnson have written a letter urging congressional leaders to resist a Trump administration proposal to cap federal spending on medical research overhead costs.