News Releases


45 Plays for 45 Presidents is an irreverent comical insight into the lives of every POTUS, featuring vignettes about each President, their wives, mistresses, political opponents and others.


The contest — founded by a UB chemist — reaches thousands of children around the country each year.


The study describes what's believed to be the first accurate method for tracing a 3D-printed object to the machine it came from.


The University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance production of Pippin, will be directed by guest director and choreographer Paul Stancato.


Faculty Experts


Hao Zeng

Professor of Physics

Expertise: magnetism, spintronics, nanomaterials, materials science, materials for solar energy harvesting

Phone: 716-645-5749



Sanjukta Das Smith

Associate Professor of Management Science and Systems

Expertise: cloud computing, digital piracy, business information systems, business statistics

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


UB in the News


The New York Times interviews UB expert Kenneth Leonard, who said spirituality can help those trying to overcome addiction, but you “can’t just pray these problems away.”


A Time magazine article about frequent use of sleeping pills quotes UB adjunct professor and clinical pharmacist Kari Mergenhagen, who advised against the practice.


The New Yorker interviews Irus Braverman, professor of law and geography, about how naturalists who chronicling the alarming extinction of not just animal species but geographic features of the earth.


USA Today speaks to Jacob Neiheisel, associate professor of political science, about the Senate fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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