UB in the News

5/15/19

An article in TIME Magazine about former NFL player John Urschel, who retired in 2017 to pursue a doctorate in mathematics full time at MIT, reports his love affair with numbers started the summer before eighth grade when he audited a calculus class at UB.  

5/3/19

An Associated Press article about more than 200 women hockey players who have pledged to not play in North America this year until there is a single, economically viable professional league interviews Nellie Drew about what leverage the players possess. 

5/1/19

An article in Forbes reports on research by Sarah Hoffman and colleagues on the remains of a young woman with a disfiguring facial anomaly who was buried in a Medieval church cemetery in Iceland that dated from approximately 1200 to 1563. 

4/24/19

Popular Science talked to Sanjay Sethi about a new study that found the presence of fungi and bacteria in vape juice and e-cigarette cartridges. 

4/22/19

A story on NPR featured Jeremy Finn discussing whether lockdown drills in schools are effective. "Research on security measures is in a very sad state," he said.

4/18/19

An article in National Geographic interviews Jack Tseng about a newly described species that belonged to a giant meat-eating mammal larger than a polar bear and resembling a big lion.

4/15/19

ESPN featured the work of Mark Karwan and how mathematics played an essential role in creating the NFL schedule. 

4/10/19

An article in TIME Magazine featured James Coleman Battista discussing legislation introduced in New York State this week that would make President Donald Trump’s state income tax returns public.

4/6/19

"If you are a law enforcement officer, you have a 54% greater chance of dying from suicide," said John Violanti in an ABC News article. 

4/2/19

An article in The New York Times describes a lawsuit filed by UB's Nicole Hallett and Jonathan Manes on behalf of Adham Hassoun, a man deemed a security risk and jailed by the Trump administration.