News and views for UB faculty and staff
To read one of Nnedi Okorafor’s novels is to be propelled
into a near-future, magically enhanced version of our own
Pinball is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, and UB gamers
are leading the revival of the classic pastime in Western New
Ontologist Mark Jensen is working with the UN to make sure its
sustainable development goals can be understood and accessed by all
UB faculty member Nicholas Rajkovich is part of a research
effort to build resilience in low-income urban communities that are
vulnerable to such climate change-related events as flooding and
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.
Karl Fiebelkorn says that when it comes to purchasing medicine
online, the convenience does not outweigh the risks.
Two UB faculty members talk about how society can navigate the
balance between pain management and the risk of addiction.
Jonathan Katz says Orlando shooting was homophobic murder, not
act of terrorism.
Faculty member Irus Braverman says the uproar about the animal's
killing raises key questions about the role of zoos in
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
Longtime UB faculty member Phil Stevens talks about the
implications of the Brexit vote and Donald Trump on higher
Social media specialist Erin Goetz talks about Snapchat and why
UB has a presence on the popular channel.
Jay Roorbach, UB's new senior emergency planning
coordinator, ensures UB is prepared to respond to any given
UB faculty member Edward Bednarczyk is president-elect of the
American Pharmacists Association’s research section for
The Raymond C. Reese Research Prize recognizes research that
impacts structural engineering design practice.
The honor from the American Chemical Society recognizes UB
professor Luis Colón for his outstanding accomplishments in
Dental school researcher Mira Edgerton is the recipient of the
2016 Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award.