UB in the News

12/12/18

An article in The Atlantic interviews Shelley Kimelberg, adjunct assistant professor of sociology, about her study that suggests that residents frequently harbor negative associations with the term “urban” and, by extension inner city communities and institutions such as schools. 

12/11/18

Forbes reported on volcano researcher Ingo Sonder and his team as they made their own lava and investigated the interaction when water is injected. 

12/10/18

UB's Jacob Neiheisel discusses with USA Today the possibility of President Trump's personnel changes could be used to distract from the Mueller investigation. 

12/5/18

Engineer John Hall talked to NBC News about a giant "energy kite" that could be used to restore power in areas suffering from natural disasters. 

12/3/18

A Roll Call article about a new New Jersey law that clarifies that a candidate for one of the state’s U.S. Senate or House seats can also run in presidential primaries interviews James Gardner, professor of law. 

11/30/18

An article in TIME Magazine about new federal physical-activity guidelines that show that even light activities like walking and housework can improve an individual’s health interviews UB researcher Michael LaMonte. 

11/28/18

An article on The Daily Beast interviews researcher Hilary Weaver about a refugee advocate who received threats of rape and murder after the release of a secretly recorded and doctored video aimed at discrediting aid workers helping asylum seekers.

11/26/18

The Chicago Tribune reports on a study co-authored by geographer Eun-Hye Enki Yoo that concerns termites in Brazil.

11/25/18

NPR's Weekend Edition interviews Tamera Thornton, professor of history, who said she believes that the signature is an endangered species.

11/23/18

"Human beings are attracted to a whole range of experiences that promote unpleasant emotional or physical reactions,” UB philosopher Carolyn Korsmeyer tells Time magazine.