UB in the News


The Buffalo News interviews Linda Pessar, director of the Center for Medical Humanities in the Jacobs School, about how first year medical students are working to better understand medical disparities in Buffalo and beyond.


An opinion piece in The New York Times about the shift of bargaining power to employers at the expense of employees includes comments from Martha McCluskey, professor of law.


USA Today quotes Tracy Gregg, associate professor of geology, about the unrelenting lava flows from the volcano Kilauea that are transforming Kapoho Bay in Hawaii.


The New York Times reported that UB research is shedding light on how early humans may have first populated the Americas. The article quoutes geology professor Jason Briner, who led the work.


The Christian Science Monitor quoted UB pop culture expert David Schmid on ABC’s decision to cancel “Roseanne” after her racist tweets toward Valerie Jarrett.


NBC News interviewed UB nanotechnology expert Mark Swihart about a “tiny house” (it’s smaller than the width of a human hair) built by a team of French scientists.


Salon and other news outlets published an article by UB professor of geography Peter Rogerson that explored the United States’ aging population through three maps.


CNN article about findings that younger American women are more likely to develop lung cancer than men interviews Gary Giovino, professor and chair of community health and health professions.


NPR story on a new study that analyzes the costs of treating torture victims and the economic advantages of helping suffering refugees recover interviews UB researcher Kim Griswold.


Vice interviews history professor David Herzberg on how wealthy people are able to get a prescription to engage in what would otherwise be labeled recreational drug use.