UB in the News

9/11/19

MSN reports on research by UB chemistry professor Eva Zurek, which predicts 43 new forms of superhard carbon — including several thought to be harder than or about as hard as diamond.

9/6/19

A Slate article talked to public health researcher Lynn Kozlowski about the current spate of mysterious vaping-related illnesses.

9/5/19

A Time story features Jennifer Temple on how caffeine affects children. 

9/3/19

A BBC News story features police stress expert John Violanti in an article about the increase of police suicides.

8/30/19

USA Today quotes UB law professor Mark Bartholomew in a story on Facebook changing its sign-up page slogan from “It’s free and always will be” to “It’s quick and easy.”

8/29/19

PBS Frontline quotes abortion access expert Gretchen Ely on how changes to Title X funding are impacting Planned Parenthood.

8/27/19

An article on USA Today quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi, who welcomed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to campus on the first day of classes Monday.

8/21/19

An article on Yahoo News features graduate student Hector Chaidez Ruacho, who was chosen for the Bernie Sanders Summer School, a campaign-led boot camp aimed at teaching Sanders supporters the basics in campus organizing. 

8/19/19

A story on HuffingtonPost about how to tell whether your child is being a bully or doing normal mean kid stuff interviews Amanda Nickerson.

8/18/19

A story in CNN on the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change interviews Jason Briner, who said a world without glaciers would threaten water supplies and potentially have devastating effects. 

UB faculty frequently offer expert perspectives on issues that are part of the current public discourse, including ones that may be perceived as controversial. It is our belief—and at the core of UB’s academic mission—that constructive, thoughtful dialogue fosters a better understanding of our world. Thus, we openly share these perspectives.