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10/26/16

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

10/26/16

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

10/18/16

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

10/17/16

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.

7/13/17

Engineering prof Sara Behdad says repairing and reusing broken devices can yield benefits — including profits — for manufacturers.

6/21/17

The Supreme Court ruling also could prevent brands from suing to stop others from using their marks in ways that may be offensive, a UB expert says.

6/21/17

UB sports law expert Helen Drew says the success — or failure — of offensive marks like Redskins and Indians remains in the hands of consumers.

6/15/17

UB law professor Nicole Hallett talks about how President Trump's pending appointments to the National Labor Relations Board could be the death knell for organized labor.

Question & Answers

6/30/17

UB archaeologist Caroline Funk talks about a recent study that gives new meaning to the term “social science.”  

12/9/16

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

11/21/16

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

10/28/16

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

Awards & Recognition

7/21/17

Frank Scannapieco and Peter Bradford have been recognized in the fields of dental research and pharmacology.

7/12/17

Anne Curtis and Michael Cain will lecture at the 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease.

6/21/17

The UB English prof has received the Dove Award for outstanding contributions to the serious study of mystery, detective and crime fiction.

6/19/17

The UB bio-artist's winning work uses DNA from the saliva of hundreds of people to create iconic images such as crowns and fighter jets.