Molly Anderson’s Russian connection changed her life. Back in 1997, Anderson was director of marketing and development at Houghton College when she received an invitation to speak at an international economics camp in Ryazan, a Russian city located about 122 miles southeast of Moscow.
John D. Atkinson believes engineering students want to study abroad, but struggle to fit semester-long trips into dense schedules. So he found a way they can have that opportunity by leading a new program to Costa Rica this winter to study sustainability.
Banack, a postdoctoral researcher in the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions has been awarded a Banting Fellowship, Canada’s most prestigious award for postdoctoral researchers.
Anna Dresnack, a rising junior majoring in English and psychology, received a scholarship to attend the 2018 Fulbright University of Sussex Summer Institute. It’s the fifth year in a row that a UB student has been awarded this scholarship, which covers airfare, accommodations, tuition and fees, and a meal allowance.
Helen Domske has never seen a whale shark. An avid scuba diver, she has been trying for 25 years — most recently in the waters off Cozumel, an island just off Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, earlier this month.
Professor of English Nnedi Okorafor is a novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters.