News Releases


Dartmouth College Press has released an updated and expanded edition of “Women and Sports in the United States: A Documentary Reader,” co-edited by Susan Cahn, professor of history in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.


University at Buffalo researchers received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to conduct one of the first studies on the effectiveness of behavioral therapy in treating insomnia among cancer survivors.


Combined with a previous $2.3 million NIH grant for the ongoing study, Homish has now received $5 million for the project.


The Hepatology Clinic at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), under the direction of a faculty member in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been awarded a New York State Department of Health Commisssioner’s Special Recognition Award.


Faculty Experts


Annahita Ball

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Expertise: family engagement in schools; educational justice and reform; school-based mental health services; school-community partnerships

Phone: 716-645-8951



Mary McVee

Director of the Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction

Expertise: literacy instruction; diversity and literacy; technology and literacy; narrative

Phone: 716-645-2458



UB in the News


An article in The Atlantic interviews Shelley Kimelberg, adjunct assistant professor of sociology, about her study that suggests that residents frequently harbor negative associations with the term “urban” and, by extension inner city communities and institutions such as schools. 


Forbes reported on volcano researcher Ingo Sonder and his team as they made their own lava and investigated the interaction when water is injected. 


UB's Jacob Neiheisel discusses with USA Today the possibility of President Trump's personnel changes could be used to distract from the Mueller investigation. 


Engineer John Hall talked to NBC News about a giant "energy kite" that could be used to restore power in areas suffering from natural disasters. 

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