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10/2/17

The move away from fee for service is not going to go away, Nancy Nielsen tells Politico

10/2/17

Nicole Hallett tells Vice that there was only a month between Trump's announcement that DACA would end and the deadline to renew paperwork for work permits.

10/1/17

USA Today reports on an increase in charitable donations to Puerto Rico after President Trump targeted San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz in a Twitter tirade and interviews David Schmid, who said Trump’s outburst could become a catalyst for giving.  

10/4/17

Gretchen Ely tells Mic that Congress' bill is a tactic to decrease access to abortion without overtly overturning Roe v. Wade.

10/6/17

Fox News talks to Mark Bartholomew about a lawyer who is trying to make tech giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google liable for allegedly providing “material support” to followers of terror groups who commit mass murder.

10/7/17

An article in the Buffalo News titled "Doctor Reinforcements" provides an in-depth look at how UB's medical residents and fellows boost health care in Western New York.

10/6/17

An article in the Buffalo News covered the visit to UB of a top leader of the nation's largest health promotion foundation.

10/19/17

In a segment on Capitol Pressroom, Michael Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about the construction of the school’s new building downtown and the 25 percent increase in enrollment in the school this year to help address the regional and national physician shortage.

10/6/17

An article in Business First interviews UB President Satish K. Tripathi about major milestones he is approaching at UB that will be defining traits of his tenure, including the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building, the plan to increase enrollment to about 31,000 students and the university’s steady climb in the rankings.

10/23/17

An article in WalletHub concerning which states are most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud, and how to avoid being hacked, quotes UB computer science professor Shambhu Upadhyaya.

10/6/17

An article in the Buffalo News about Friday’s State of the University address by UB President Satish K. Tripathi reports the university will launch a fundraising campaign in the spring.

9/28/17

An article in Business First about concerns local college leaders have about President Trump’s immigration stance and his efforts to pull the plug on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – or DACA – looks at the reaction of several local college presidents with international roots and reports that Satish K. Tripathi grew up in a small Indian village.

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 article quotes UB President Satish K. Tripath.

10/24/17
A WBFO-FM story covered a UB medical school program, a collaboration with Physicians for Human Rights, to train health care providers in physical, gynecological and psychological forensic evaluation for asylum seekers in Buffalo. 
10/24/17

WBFO-FM reported on For-Robin, a UB startup company that is showing strong progress in developing a new and effective cancer treatment that it hopes to begin testing in humans.

10/26/17

The Guardian reports on a study led by UB's Kelly Tenzek, which finds that emotional films by these two studios can help caregivers have difficult conversations with children.

10/26/17

Live Science interviews UB chemist Jason Benedict in a story titled, “Here's How Steel Wool Burns (and Why It Looks Like the Death of Krypton).”

10/26/17

New Atlas reports that a new vaccine UB researchers are developing could save lives by targeting dozens of new strains of pneumonia.

10/13/17

Vice Impact published a Q&A with UB's Estelle Chaussard, who describes how satellites can be used to monitor precious underground water reserves.

10/27/17

Articles in TIME Magazine and Salon about President Trump’s declaration that the opioid crisis is a public health emergency quote Richard Blondell, professor and vice chair for addiction medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/27/17

Bloomberg Radio interviews UB's Feng Gu in a 25-minute segment titled, "Everything You Know About How to Value a Stock Might Be Wrong."

10/26/17

WCMU Radio reports on research by UB hydrology expert Chris Lowry, who is enlisting citizens to help create forecasts of river conditions.

10/31/17

The Buffalo News reports that UB's Helen Domske helped develop a report on the life, behavior and ecosystem impacts of invasive Asian carp.

10/26/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports UB President Satish K. Tripathi traveled to Washington, D.C., with SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson, academic colleagues, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and other lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a bill that would allow 800,000 undocumented aliens – “dreamers” – who came to the U.S. as children to stay here.