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Faculty member Susan Udin is helping seniors in her Buffalo neighborhood live independently in their homes.


UB faculty member Michel Bruneau has published four books while maintaining a career as a leading expert in earthquake engineering.


James Maynard, the UB Poetry Collection's seventh curator, studies poetry from the poet's point of view.


UB head wrestling coach John Stutzman coaches Team USA in a competition in Russia with the wrestling world’s best.  

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.


An authoritarian leadership style does not work well in complex, dynamic environments, UB leadership expert Paul Tesluk says.


Digital literacy expert Heidi Julien suggests using the “CRAP” test to decide whether what you’re reading or hearing passes the “smell test.”


UB faculty member Kari Winter predicts more women will be invovled in politics at all levels.


A UB expert says a new study offers more evidence that strict rest after a concussion is probably not useful, but he warns that causation has yet to be proven.

Question & Answers


John Wood talks about concern on campus regarding the Trump administration's rhetoric on immigration and UB's policies regarding international students and scholars.


From dodging dog bites to photographing Michael Phelps, UB staffer Ken Smith spends his nights and weekends volunteering with his camera.


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.

Awards & Recognition


Fenice Boyd has received the Albert J. Kingston Award from the Literacy Research Association for her service to the group.


R. Lorraine Collins was a member of National Academies panel that produced a landmark report on the health effects of cannabis.


Materials science scholar Quanxi Jia has been recognized for his contributions to coated superconductors and metal-oxide thin films for electronic applications.


Margaret Moss’  “American Indian Health and Nursing” received two Book of the Year awards from the American Journal of Nursing.