Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble,
though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy. But new
research by a UB psychologist suggests that not all forms of social
withdrawal are detrimental.
The University at Buffalo Libraries is holding Amnesty Campaign
2017, a month-long initiative from Nov. 17 through Dec. 18 that
calls on the UB and Buffalo communities to return overdue books and
materials in exchange for waived fines and fees.
Kathy Hochul, New York State lieutenant governor, will present
“Redefining what leadership looks like at all levels”
from 1-2 p.m. on Nov. 27 in the Buffalo Room, 10 Capen Hall on the
University at Buffalo North Campus.
Donald Mager, professor in the University at Buffalo School of
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a fellow of
three prominent academic societies: the American Association for
the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Association of
Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and the International Society of
An article in the Buffalo News reports Rodney Grabowski,
former president of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and
vice president of advancement at the university, has been named
vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement at UB, and
quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.
A Newsweek article reports on a study led by
Michal Stachowiak, a professor in the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, that uses cerebral organoids, or
mini brains, to understand the cause of schizophrenia.
An article in The Atlantic about artificial intelligence
and the potential to use facial scans to infer personality traits
and behaviors interviews Mark Frank, professor of
communication, about this controversial area of research.
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Expertise: global supply networks; supply chain
disruptions; U.S. manufacturing, especially auto and steel
industries; global manufacturing; U.S.-China-India trade;
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Expertise: K-12 school and district leadership,
educational policy, organizational development, human resources,
labor relations, collective bargaining, leadership recruitment and
development, shared services, inter-district collaboration