UB in the News


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.