From analyzing the avocado genome to designing a stingray-inspired space exploration vehicle, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.
Gary Jastrzab, a Buffalo native, earned bachelor’s degrees in environmental design and sociology while attending UB.
The award is given annually to individuals who demonstrate leadership in advancement programs, furtherance of the philanthropic tradition, and public articulation of needs, goals, and issues in education.
The Buffalo News published an editorial supporting UB’s leadership role in creating the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, which will fight health disparities in Buffalo.
The Nation quotes Lynn Kozlowski, in a story on vape bans and why banning vaping won't make society healthier.
The New York Times quotes history professor Tamara Plakins Thornton who says the pendulum tends to swing back to studying cursive during times of cultural upheaval.
An article in USA Today interviewed Tracy Gregg about the recent deaths of tourists who were exploring the White Island volcano in New Zealand.
An article on CNN quotes Deborah Waldrop about more people dying in their homes rather than a hospital.
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“This isn’t even the tip of the iceberg. If you just count the number of people whose data has been compromised within the last year, it is over 350 million people. That is a staggering number." --Arun Vishwanath, associate professor, on what appears to be one of the largest breaches of federal employees’ data involving at least 4 million government workers.