UB in the News


The Washington Post reports on a new study by engineer Jun Zhuang that showed that during disasters, active Twitter users are likely to spread false news.


The Wall Street Journal quotes UB researcher Lynn Kozlowski about the backlash caused by the success of an e-cigarette called JUUL over its appeal to teens quotes.


PBS NewsHour quotes geologist Tracy Gregg about Kilauea’s eruption and the clues it may offer about what volcanoes and life might exist on other worlds.


BBC News reports on a low-cost chemical sensing chip developed by UB engineer Qiaoqiang Gan that could test people for cocaine as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol. 


An editorial in the Buffalo News calls UB’s $650 million Boldly Buffalo fundraising campaign crucial to the mission of the university, and notes it has been billed by President Satish K. Tripathi as a way to “amplify UB’s mission of transforming ambitious dedicated students into thoughtful leaders and change-makers.”


Vox interviewed UB's Susan Cahn about why Boston Marathon organizers initially planned to not award prize money to three women women who finished among the top 15 runners.


Stories by the Buffalo News, Associated Press and WIVB-TV report UB has launched “Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB” with a goal of raising $650 million, the largest fundraiser in the history of UB as well as of the SUNY system.


An article in Business First reports UB today unveiled details of Boldly Buffalo, the comprehensive fundraising campaign that aims to raise a total goal of $650 million, a record for public colleges in New York State.


An article on Healthline reports on research by Jeffrey Lackner, professor of medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, that showed that patients with the most severe and persistent symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome achieved robust and sustained relief by learning to control symptoms with home-based behavioral treatment.


Reuters speaks with UB's Heidi Julian about an airline passenger criticized for live-streaming what happened when an engine exploded killing a passenger.