UB in the News


USA Today quoted Diana Aga, in an article that reported on a study by an environmental watchdog group that found heightened levels of potentially toxic PFAS in tap water supplies serving dozens of major America cities.


Refinery29 article interviewed R. Lorraine Collins about a report that revealed there has been a staggering increase in the number of women dying from alcohol-related causes.


Medical Express reports that UB researcher Christopher McNorgan has developed a computer model of the human brain that more realistically simulates brain impairment than existing methods. 


USA Today quotes Tracy Gregg about the difficulty in predicting giagantic volcano eruptions. 


An Allure Magazine article on disordered eating quoted Katherine Balantekin about the lack of information on the behavior.


The Washington Post quoted Lynn Kozlowski who said the company appears to be taking a moral stance rather than a health one.


Nature News highlights the work of Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, in a feature story on “The super-cool materials that send heat to space.”


The Buffalo News published an editorial supporting UB’s leadership role in creating the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, which will fight health disparities in Buffalo.


The Nation quotes Lynn Kozlowski, in a story on vape bans and why banning vaping won't make society healthier. 


The New York Times quotes history professor Tamara Plakins Thornton who says the pendulum tends to swing back to studying cursive during times of cultural upheaval.

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.