UB in the News


National Geographic article about Greenland’s ice sheets interviews geologist Jason Briner who says warmer air may lead to additional Arctic snow, a factor that may reduce the rate of ice sheet shrinkage.


An article in The New York Times about how false rumors circulate during hurricanes and other natural disasters includes comments from UB engineering professor Jun Zhuang.


An article on Scientific American about the return of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like condition that left more than 100 children in the U.S. at least partially paralyzed in 2014, interviews UB researcher Mark Hicar.


An article in Vice reports UB researcher Wenyao Xu has discovered how to track 3D-printed objects, including guns, using the unique “fingerprints” that 3D printers leave on the objects they produce.


WBFO reports on UB President Satish K. Tripathi's State of the University address, which noted extensive faculty research and record enrollments.


An article in The New York Times about a faith-based program to retrain workers for new jobs and lives after prison and addiction interviews Kenneth Leonard, director of UB’s Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions.


A Time magazine article about frequent use of sleeping pills quotes UB adjunct professor and clinical pharmacist Kari Mergenhagen, who advised against the practice.


The New Yorker interviews Irus Braverman, professor of law and geography, about how naturalists who chronicling the alarming extinction of not just animal species but geographic features of the earth.


USA Today speaks to Jacob Neiheisel, associate professor of political science, about the Senate fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.


CNN interviews John Leddy, medical director of UB’s Concussion Management Clinic, about a new football study that found that a small change in kickoff rules may lead to a significant reduction in concussions rates.