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6/20/18
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.
6/19/18
    Dr. Matthew Bolton has been awarded a grant to do research for the Air Force Research Laboratory.  His research is on psychometric rating scales.
6/5/18
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.
5/29/18
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.
5/24/18
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.
5/22/18
An article on Metro reports on UB research that showed that most people on Twitter who share false information don’t correct or delete their erroneous tweets, helping them spread even more, and interviews Jun Zhuang, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.
5/18/18
An article in The Washington Post about a new UB study that showed that during disasters, active Twitter users are likely to spread false news, either by retweeting or “liking” the original post, interviews Jun Zhuang, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.
5/16/18

The Inclusive Launch program helps female students and students with diverse backgrounds embrace the idea of entrepreneurship.