UB in the News


Washington Post article about the need for more health professionals to help students before catastrophes occur interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention.


An Associated Press article about the use of virtual reality in the classroom interviews Richard Lamb, director of UB’s Neurocognition Science Lab, who said the effect on learning is to improve interest, understanding and recall. 


The Washington Post discusess how how people’s bodies respond to eating sugar with Jennifer Temple, associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences.


An article in The Economist reports on research by UB's Diana Aga. She found high concentrations of the active ingredients in antidepressants in the brains of fish taken from the Niagara River.


WAMC’s Academic Minute features UB researcher Michael LaMonte who discussed changing physical activity guidelines, especially for older adults. “There’s a new message we should be sending to older adults: Every movement counts,” he said.


An article on MLive.com about the search for the next Michigan State athletic director after Mark Hollis announced his resignation amid the fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal interviews Nellie Drew, a sports law expert and adjunct instructor in the UB School of Law.


Science Friday interviews Jason Benedict, associate professor of chemistry, about his work with crystals and the U.S. Crystal Growing Competition that he founded four years ago.


An article in the Buffalo News reports Kathy Twist, senior associate athletic director for sports administration and senior woman administrator, has been named interim director of athletics, and quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.


Inside Higher Ed talks to engineering dean Liesl Folks about a new study that showed that perceived gender bias in a given discipline is the primary reason women use for selecting a college major.


PBS documentary that traces the causes behind the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of the nation, interviews UB researcher Richard Blondell.