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The journalists and PR professionals will meet with UB engineer Jun Zhuang to learn how falsehoods spread via social media during disasters.


STEM outreach part of Liberty Partnerships Program to reduce dropout rates.

On May 27, UB welcomed 38 undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan to campus. They made the 36-hour trip to take a variety of classes, from engineering to sociology, through UBThisSummer during the first six-week session of the program.
An article on Business Insurance about measures employers can take to combat fatigue in the workplace interviews Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
    Dr. Matthew Bolton has been awarded a grant to do research for the Air Force Research Laboratory.  His research is on psychometric rating scales.
An article on Ireland’s Her about the best way to lose weight and keep it off quotes Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
CBC Radio program Spark interviewed Jun Zhuang, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, regarding his research which examines how Twitter users spread false information during disasters.
An article on Digital Journal about a free all-hazard disaster alerting network telephone app to help ordinary citizens be able to mobilize and assemble voluntary emergency response teams in the event of a disaster notes that a UB study by Jun Zhuang found that tweets during the Boston Marathon bombings, Louisiana floods and Hurricane Harvey spread misinformation and caused delays and false reports for emergency rescues.