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Released: 14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus!
Canisius College

Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English at Canisius College and Santa expert, shares an excerpt from his research on the subject including the history of St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and the arrival of Anti-Claus, aka The Grinch.

Released: 18-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST
How to Stay Fit and Still Enjoy the Holiday Season
Canisius College

During the holiday season, it can be a challenge to fit in your workout and eat healthy when faced with tempting appetizers and sweet treats everywhere you turn. Charles Pelitera, EdD, assistant professor of kinesiology and coordinator of health and wellness at Canisius College, offers six simple tips to stay on track this holiday season while still enjoying some holiday cheer.

Released: 1-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT
Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays
Canisius College

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness, and anxiety. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.

Released: 28-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT
The Art of Letting Go
Canisius College

Ready or not, throngs of parents will say goodbye to their teenagers this month as their children transition to freshmen in college. Expert E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers advice for parents.

Released: 2-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Research Shows Elevated Cortisol in Autism
Canisius College

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College have found that functional level appears to play a critical role in the stress levels of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Released: 3-Feb-2015 12:10 PM EST
Visionaries Gather at International Symposium to Discuss Ecotourism
Canisius College

Ecotourism was the subject of an international symposium hosted by Canisius College in Buffalo. The symposium brought together world- renowned scholars and practitioners from across the globe to discuss “Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?”

Released: 5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays
Canisius College

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness and anxiety. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.

Released: 5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
The Origins of Santa Claus
Canisius College

Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English, Canisius College, is a expert on the origins of Santa Claus. The excerpt below is from his many writings on the subject.

Released: 19-Nov-2013 7:10 PM EST
Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays
Canisius College

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.

Released: 4-Dec-2012 11:00 AM EST
Santa Claus - The Image of a Tradition
Canisius College

Santa Expert, Professor Emeritus of English at Canisius College Dr. Frank Riga, shares the wonderful story of the origins of Santa.

Released: 29-Nov-2011 4:40 PM EST
Canisius Professor is Expert on Origins of Santa Claus
Canisius College

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 red suit that we know and love.

Released: 4-Feb-2011 12:40 PM EST
Expert Monitors the Survival of the Soap Opera
Canisius College

Expert co-directs Project Daytime to study the daytime television industry and the survival of the soap opera.

Released: 12-Nov-2010 12:30 PM EST
Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays
Canisius College

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 was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the season of light, it was the season of darkness... It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. Moll, professor of counseling at Canisius College and a mental health counselor, offers ways to practice safe stress during the holidays!

Released: 1-Dec-2009 1:05 PM EST
Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays
Canisius College

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 a "A Tale of Two Cities" may have even more relevance: It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the season of light, it was the season of darkness...It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. Moll offers ways to practice "Safe Stress" during the holiday season.

Released: 19-Feb-2008 4:35 PM EST
What Does Castro's Resignation Mean for Cuba?
Canisius College

As an ailing Fidel Castro resigns as Cuba's president after nearly a half-century in power, questions arise as to what his resignation will mean for the Communist country. Born in Cuba, Rene De La Pedraja, PhD, is a professor of history at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and has done extensive research on Cuba and Fidel Castro. Dr. De La Pedraja offers some insights regarding the situation.


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