UB in the News


The World, a Public Radio International program carried on NPR stations nationwide, traveled to Greenland in 2017 with Jason Briner, professor of geology and an internationally known climate researcher.


The Verge interviews Timothy Cook, assistant professor of chemistry, about a new device that can both harvest and store solar energy, which could one day bring electricity to rural and undeveloped areas.


NPR story about drug makers who are patenting small changes in how drugs are made or taken to keep pharmaceutical prices high interviews David Herzberg, an associate professor of history.


USA Today interviews Elizabeth Bowen, assistant professor of social work, about six homeless people in Washington state who are suing their belongings were swept up and tossed out by local authorities.


A Smithsonian magazine article about a creating nearly invisible antennas on almost any surface by literally spraying them on like paint interviews Josep Jornet, assistant professor of electrical engineering.


An article on FiveThirtyEight about the role that toxic masculinity – rather than alcohol – plays in sexual assault interviews UB researcher Maria Testa.


An opinion piece in The Buffalo News by Timothy Murphy, director of UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, explains how participating in clinical trials can improve the health of the entire community.


An article on MSN about how to tell a parent that their child is a bully interviews UB bullying expert Amanda Nickerson.


The New York Times quotes political scientist James Battista about incumbent lieutenant governor of New York Kathy Hochul’s primary victory over New York City council member Jumaane Williams.


UB physicist Will Kinney opines to The Atlantic on a study on “cosmic inflation,” the leading hypothesis about the universe’s birth.