UB in the News


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.  


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. 


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. 


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. 


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.


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.


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


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.


"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. 


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.