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The director of university events has had a front-row seat for events that have helped define the university for nearly 40 years.


Former students and colleagues pay tribute to the urban planning professor who is retiring after a 42-year career at UB.


A passion for mountain climbing has kept four men with UB connections close for more than a decade.


Campus Living upholsterer Maureen Matesic adds a special touch to furniture she crafts for UB's residence halls.

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.


UB sports law expert Helen “Nellie” Drew sees a fast-approaching crossroads on the NCAA enforcing its amateur status on athletes.


Physicians should be asking patients with respiratory complaints about their vaping habits, UB faculty member Sanjay Sethi says.


There are very real trade-offs for students who work, and those challenges are greater when they work more hours off campus, says GSE’s Nathan Daun-Barnett.


Parents can best help their children develop healthy eating habits by adopting a “family treatment” approach, a UB child obesity expert says.

Question & Answers


Security analyst Catherine Ullman has some advice for faculty, staff and students to help protect themselves against internet security threats.


UB medical student Bradley Frate talked with UBNow about his month-long internship as a medical researcher for “The Dr. Oz Show.”


As we near the midpoint of the spring semester, President Satish K. Tripathi sat down with UBNow to talk about a range of issues of interest to the campus community.


2019 campaign co-chairs Aviva Abramovsky and Mark Alnutt talk with UBNow about why the UB Faculty Staff Campaign means so much to them.

Awards & Recognition


Kafuli Agbemenu is one of 16 scholars across the nation to receive the 18 month, $73,000 award.


The Jacobs School faculty member has received the designation of master, one of the highest honors the organization bestows.


David Lacy’s lab is developing cheaper, more sustainable alternatives to ruthenium-based compounds used in industrial reactions.


The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers recognizes young scientists for their contributions to STEM fields.