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After a 32-year career at UB, Poetry Collection Curator Michael Basinski is stepping down to spend time with family and create poetry.


Well-wishers from around the globe attended a weekend symposium in honor of Philip Coppens’ nearly half a century at UB.


UB staff member Nick Peterson is finding that tending his own beehives is fun — and sustainable.


Trevor Poag, the new director of global learning opportunities, says traveling abroad can prepare students to be collaborative problem-solvers.

The View

Faculty experts weigh in on trending topics. Their views and opinions are based on their expertise and research, and do not represent the official positions of UB.


Yes, but curses can be broken and now might be just the time, says UB anthropologist Phillips Stevens Jr.


The Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals in the O'Bannon v. NCAA case is another step in changing how athletes are compensated, UB legal expert Nellie Drew says.  


A study that describes the Earth’s activity below the Greenland Ice Sheet is a key contribution to climate science, a UB expert says.


Karl Fiebelkorn says that when it comes to purchasing medicine online, the convenience does not outweigh the risks.

Question & Answers


Construction on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is moving along. Jennifer Kuhn, manager of project support, provides an update.


Performing as a stand-up comic was about the farthest thing from Art Edelman’s mind when he came to Buffalo to join the UB faculty.


Longtime UB faculty member Phil Stevens talks about the implications of the Brexit vote and Donald Trump on higher education.


Social media specialist Erin Goetz talks about Snapchat and why UB has a presence on the popular channel.

Awards & Recognition


Igor Zutic was recognized by the American Physical Society for his contributions to the field of spintronics.


Sama Waham won the Best Film Award for Long Documentaries at the Alexandria International Film Festival for “Sing for Me.”


Nancy Campbell-Heider and Carla Jungquist have been selected as American Academy of Nursing fellows.


Deborah Raines will receive the National League for Nursing's Isabel Hampton Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership in Clinical Practice.