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35 min ago | KFVS12

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.

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Related Topix: Prison, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, University of Missouri

2 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

C&E News picks UB chemist's X-ray crystal study as one of the world's top 10

Coppens did not expect that his structure would be chosen "on par with the DNA double helix, transfer RNA and other structures of such importance."

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Buffalo, NY

6 hrs ago | Newswise

Buffalo State Invited to Develop Storytelling Curriculum in Rwandan Schools

AFP's annual three-day conference that uses multiple disciplines to tackle difficult issues such as intolerance, genocide, and bullying and attracts thousands of visitors to campus, has garnered the attention of educational leaders in Rwanda.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Rwanda Travel, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Theater, Arts

11 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

Past sexual assault triples risk of future assault for college women

Disturbing news for women on college campuses: a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions indicates that female college students who are victims of sexual assault are at a much higher risk of becoming victims again.

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13 hrs ago | Washington Blade

Getting 'Dirty'

Rashaan James II, second from right, with his co-stars in 'Dirty Dancing.' "It's the sexiest cast I've ever worked with," says the out actor, "and I get to dance with them every day.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, Dirty Dancing, Patrick Swayze, Celebrities, Ballet, Buffalo, NY

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

UB team to research new product design testing

That's the realistic scenario a trio of University at Buffalo researchers are studying, with the help of a $368,000 grant from the National Science Foundation .

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

UB-Kaleida building recognized by national medical pub

A joint University at Buffalo-Kaleida Health building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has been named in a list of "50 Amazingly Beautiful University Hospitals in North America."

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Grand Island Pennysaver

UB Center for the Arts announces 2014-15 20th anniversary season

The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces its 2014-15 performance schedule.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Pop/Rock, Jethro Tull, Boyz II Men, R-N-B, The Berenstain Bears, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

The Post-Standard

Couples who smoke pot fight less, according to University at Buffalo study

In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 photo, a young couple trades off smoking out of a mask bong on the final day of Hempfest, Seattle's annual gathering to advocate the decriminalization of marijuana, at Myrtle Edwards Park on the Seattle waterfront.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

New York Magazine

The More Pot Couples Smoke, the Less Likely they Are to Have Domestic-Violence Incidents

It's pretty clear to most observers that marijuana use doesn't cause aggression .

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Rutgers University, Sports

Tue Aug 26, 2014

University at Buffalo

Seminar series brings national addiction experts to RIA

BUFFALO, N.Y. National experts on the criminal justice system, opioid abuse, substance abuse treatment and community health will visit the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions during its Fall Seminar Series beginning Sept.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Downtown (San Francisco, CA), Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Forbes.com

Breaking Bad, Miley Cyrus And Beyonce Find Their Way Into College Courses: Cause For Concern?

As school begins across the fruited plain, colleges from Princeton to MIT are offering a range of "entertaining" courses to entice young minds into reading challenging philosophical work.

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Occidental College, Rutgers University, Saint John's College-Santa Fe, Emmy Awards

EurekAlert!

Study finds less domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot

New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Yale University, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Business Journal

Buffalo Startup Weekend is slated for late October

The following week will be one to remember for those on Buffalo's entrepreneurship/startup scene, culminating in the finalist presentations and awards ceremony for 43North on Oct. 30. The week will begin with Buffalo Startup Weekend, starting Oct. 24 at d!g on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus .

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Related Topix: Events

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Forbes.com

Rise In Popularity Of E-Cigarettes Sparks Concerns And Recommendations

I cover cardiology news for CardioExchange, a social media website for cardiologists published by the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Journalism, Smoking, Health, University of Louisville, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

University at Buffalo

UB education student and 'regular English teacher' chosen ...

BUFFALO, N.Y. University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education doctoral student Denise Grandits, a middle school literature teacher in St. Amelia School in Tonawanda, is the latest recipient of the Media Literacy Award from the National Council of Teachers of English.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Tonawanda, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Business beat - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 PST

Architecture has announced that Dana Harbaugh will serve as president and chief executive officer and Bruce Blackmer will work as chairman of the board.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Washington State University, Medicine, Nursing

The Spokesman-Review

Business beat - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 PST

Architecture has announced that Dana Harbaugh will serve as president and chief executive officer and Bruce Blackmer will work as chairman of the board.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Washington State University, Medicine, Nursing

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

James Barrett "Barry" Sullivan Jr.

James Barrett "Barry" Sullivan Jr., 79, of 872 Englewood Ave., town of Tonawanda, N.Y., died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. He was born March 10, 1935, in Jamestown, N.Y., and spent most of his life in the town of Tonawanda.

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Related Topix: Tonawanda, NY, Buffalo, NY, Jamestown, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships awarded

The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship committee has announced John Conti, Joseph Corio, Thomas Corrao, Joseph Dobmeier, Lucus Hurtt, Joseph Langer, Michael Laurendi and Jake Schoelles as the 2014 scholarship recipients.

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Related Topix: Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Brockport, Boston College, Niagara University

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