UB in the News

4/11/18

An article in Newsweek by Melanie Green, associate professor of communication, looks at why it’s so stressful to discuss politics with people who hold opposing views.

4/9/18

Popular Science article about self-care – what people do for themselves to establish and maintain health and prevent and deal with illness – interviews Lisa Butler, associate professor of social work.

4/5/18

An article in The Atlantic’s CityLab about angry grassroots reaction to the federal government’s attack on California’s sanctuary state laws interviews Rick Su, professor of law.

4/2/18

An Agence France Presse article about the life and legacy if Martin Luther King Jr. interviews Henry Louis Taylor Jr., director of the UB Center for Urban Studies.

3/30/18

An article in The New York Times reports on research by sociologist Robert Adelman that compared immigration rates with crime rates for 200 metropolitan areas over the last several decades.

3/28/18

An article on Vice about the opioid epidemic and the surge of deaths linked to benzodiazepines like Xanax between 1999 and 2016 interviews history professor David Herzberg.

3/26/18

Scientific American reports that UB chemistry professor Eva Zurek is part of a team whose research on helium is helping to rewrite our fundamental knowledge of the element.

3/23/18

U.S. News & World Report quotes Liesl Folks, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, in article offering tips to international graduate students applying to colleges in the U.S.

3/21/18

Discover Magazine quotes UB physics professor Will Kinney on renowned scientist Stephen Hawking’s last paper, which deals the “multiverse,” a motley collection of universes that exist simultaneously.

3/17/18

An article in USA Today about the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Miami interviews Amjad Aref, a researcher in UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.