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UB staffer Brian Bratta saw firsthand the power of performance while serving as an athletic trainer at the 2016 Paralympic Games.


UB coach Vicki Mitchell balances a drive to win with a desire to do good.


The executive director who built the reputation of UB's Center for the Arts is stepping down Sept. 30.


School of Management staffer Aaron Shaw relies on personal experience to help veterans make the transition from the military to civilian life.

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


The Graduate Teaching Award recognizes the UB engineer's excellence and creativity in teaching master's-level students.


The UB researcher is a member of the inaugural class of fellows of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.


The GSE prof received the Contribution to Knowledge Award for introducing the topic of multiculturalism to the student affairs profession.


The UB earthquake engineer was a member of a research team recognizied for a paper published in a ASCE journal.