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Research by Jennifer E. Beebe, PhD, finds the key to stop bullying is anti-bullying education in the school curriculum. Says Dr. Beebe, "Teaching students empathy is as important as teaching them science."
1/27/2014 12:00 PM EST

Exercise May be Best Medicine to Treat Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)

Karl Kozlowksi, PhD, is pioneering a treatment program for patients who suffer from post-concussion syndrome. His research shows that gradual exercise, rather than rest alone, actually helps to restore the balance of the brain’s auto-regulation...
1/27/2014 12:00 PM EST

New, Safer Way to Deliver Life-Saving Cancer Treatment

Researcher tests the theory that packaged chemotherapeutics inside microscopic nano-vehicles could go straight to the source of diseased tissue without damaging healthy tissue and without causing the side effects of chemotherapy.
2/14/2013 2:15 PM EST

Clinical Trial Finds Intensive Treatment Highly Effective for Children with High-Functioning Autism

Institute for Autism Research summerMax Program is Highly Effective for Children with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (HFASDs).
1/11/2013 2:00 PM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

While many associate the holidays with Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” and its theme of gaining and sharing the holiday spirit, E. Christine Moll, PhD, says the opening lines from “A Tale of Two Cities” may have even more relevance: It...
11/30/2012 12:00 PM EST

President Mitt Romney and Vice President Joe Biden - It's possible!

Could President Mitt Romney and Vice President Joe Biden serve in the White House together? Canisius Political Science Professors ponder an electoral vote tie.
11/1/2012 8:00 PM EDT

Balmy Weather Brought Out the Bugs, but Was the Frost That Followed a Factor?

While many enjoyed a mild winter and an early spring with record-breaking temperatures, the warm weather also prompted many bugs to show up earlier than usual. The question is, will bug populations be larger this summer?
4/10/2012 1:10 PM EDT

2012 Marks 50th Anniversary of Engel v. Vitale - Expert's Research Focuses on Battle Over School Prayer

On the 50th anniversary of Engel v. Vitale, expert address the battle over prayer in public schools, and sets his account of the decision in the larger historical and political context, citing battles over a wide range of religious activities in...
3/13/2012 4:45 PM EDT

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Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness, anxiety and dysfunction. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
11/19/2013 7:10 PM EST

Canisius College Jesuits Share Thoughts on Election of First Jesuit Pontiff - Pope Francis 1

3/14/2013 8:00 AM EDT

Santa Claus - The Image of a Tradition

Santa Expert, Professor Emeritus of English at Canisius College Dr. Frank Riga, shares the wonderful story of the origins of Santa.
12/4/2012 11:00 AM EST

Expert Says Establishing Trust is Key to Ending NHL Lockout

10/3/2012 4:00 PM EDT

Canisius Professor is Expert on Origins of Santa Claus

Frank Riga, PhD, professor emeritus of English at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, has conducted extensive research into the origins of Santa Claus, including investigating how Santa's look has evolved over the years into the big jolly man in the...
11/29/2011 4:40 PM EST

Expert Monitors the Survival of the Soap Opera

Expert co-directs Project Daytime to study the daytime television industry and the survival of the soap opera.
2/4/2011 12:40 PM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

While many associate the holidays with Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” and its theme of gaining and sharing the holiday spirit, E. Christine Moll, PhD, says the opening lines from “A Tale of Two Cities” may have even more relevance: It...
11/12/2010 12:30 PM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

While many associate the holidays with Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" and its theme of sharing the holiday spirit, E. Christine Moll, PhD, notes that the holidays can also be a time of stress, loneliness and anxiety. Says Moll, the opening lines from...
12/1/2009 1:05 PM EST

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