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A new study by scientists in UB’s Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.


Human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will open the University at Buffalo’s 2017-18 Distinguished Speakers Series at on  Sept. 19 in Alumni Arena.


Color is a central tool for describing the world around us, for artists and scientists alike.


A newly formulated set of equations provides the framework for describing a special kind of ripple called an undular bore.


Faculty Experts


Jenifer Lawrence

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration

Expertise: grief counseling, clinical implications and treatment of child, adolescent and adult grief and loss, suicide prevention

Phone: 716-645-1353



Thomas Ulbrich

Executive Director of the UB School of Management's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Expertise: entrepreneurship and startups, entrepreneurial skills and attributes, entrepreneurial education, small business, family business, customer loyalty

Contact: Thomas Ulbrich can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or


UB in the News


James Gardner tells The Washington Post that the disclosure of the identity of donors improves the quality of electoral decision-making by informing voters who candidates may be beholden to.


Jacob Neiheisel writes in the Washington Post that, according to his research, large segments of the population appear willing to invest significant resources to pursue or resist the removal of Trump.


Rick Su notes in The Atlantic that, by law, state and local governments can’t refuse to accept refugees altogether. But that doesn’t mean the president cannot find new ways to heed the requests of refugee-averse local governments.


Arun Vishwanath writes in the Los Angeles Times that making sure every user can make cybersafe decisions is yet to be ‘Designed by Apple.’

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