UB in the News


An article in The Christian Science Monitor about abortion and how terminology and selective bits of context can easily push people from one position to another interviewed Gretchen Ely about these misperceptions. 



An article in The New York Times highlights the research by Robert Adelman, that unauthorized immigration has no effect on violent crime and is associate with lower property crime. 



A Reuters article about a landmark decree issued by Pope Francis that makes bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up interviews Christine P. Bartholomew, who studies clergy privilege.  


An Associated Press article about more than 200 women hockey players who have pledged to not play in North America this year until there is a single, economically viable professional league interviews Nellie Drew about what leverage the players possess. 


An article in Forbes reports on research by Sarah Hoffman and colleagues on the remains of a young woman with a disfiguring facial anomaly who was buried in a Medieval church cemetery in Iceland that dated from approximately 1200 to 1563. 


Popular Science talked to Sanjay Sethi about a new study that found the presence of fungi and bacteria in vape juice and e-cigarette cartridges. 


A story on NPR featured Jeremy Finn discussing whether lockdown drills in schools are effective. "Research on security measures is in a very sad state," he said.


An article in National Geographic interviews Jack Tseng about a newly described species that belonged to a giant meat-eating mammal larger than a polar bear and resembling a big lion.


ESPN featured the work of Mark Karwan and how mathematics played an essential role in creating the NFL schedule. 


An article in TIME Magazine featured James Coleman Battista discussing legislation introduced in New York State this week that would make President Donald Trump’s state income tax returns public.