Anti-racism program at Boston’s Inner-City Weightlifting was effective in helping to positively shift views of race and class, “bursting the bubble of racism that currently grips our society,” says UB researcher.
Working with community partners in the City of Buffalo and Grassroots Gardens of WNY, UB researchers are leading a HUD-funded project examining the merits of mycelium-based soil remediation, while educating the public about the potential hazards of lead-contaminated soil.
Runners do not need to worry about the amount of cushioning in their running shoes, according to UB's Nicholas Holowka, who says “That element of shoe design is not interrupting your normal running style in any significant or meaningful way.”
The Washington Post published an op-ed by Victoria Wolcott which explains how Martin Luther King’s “vision of a society based on full equality predated the Vietnam War and the urban revolts of the 1960s by more than a decade.”
South China Morning Post featured Victor Albert in a report on a new study that found lychees have been grown in China since ancient times, with records of their cultivation dating back to 2,000 years ago.
Director of the Center for the Advancement of Sport
Expertise: sports law, including student-athletes’ name, image and likeness (NIL), antitrust laws, collective bargaining, discipline of athletes, drug testing, NCAA compliance and Title IX; diversity in sport
UB Distinguished Professor and Chair of Operations Management and Strategy
Expertise: global supply networks; supply chain disruptions; U.S. manufacturing, especially auto and steel industries; global manufacturing; U.S.-China-India trade; logistics; infrastructure; economic development
Contact: Nallan Suresh can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expertise: chemicals of emerging concern; industrial pollution; wastewater treatment; environmental impact of PFAS ("forever chemicals"), PCBs, PBDEs (flame retardants), pesticides, nanomaterials, antimicrobials, pharmaceuticals and personal care products; antibiotic resistance in the environment; target and non-target analysis; Great Lakes pollution
Assistant Professor of Native American Studies in the Department of Africana and American Studies
Expertise: Native American studies; Haudenosaunee history; public history; settler colonialism, including colonial residential/boarding schools; land tenure; Indigenous inclusion in education; emotional labor
Associate Professor of Organization and Human Resources
Expertise: team chemistry in business and sports; managing a diverse workforce; unconscious bias at work; negotiations and gender; work-life balance; conflict management; artificial intelligence in teams
Contact: Kate Bezrukova can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or email@example.com.
Director of the Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions
Expertise: alcohol, substance abuse and aggression; effects of substance use on marriage, families and relationships; interpersonal (domestic) violence; medical and recreational marijuana; prescription painkillers
Expertise: addiction medicine, substance use treatment, opioid epidemic, methadone
Phone: 716-829-6775. Doscher can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or email@example.com.
Expertise: political communication, campaigns, electoral strategy, religion and politics, the U.S. Christian right, voter turnout, voting rights, election administration, electoral reforms, the U.S. presidency