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Profiles

9/12/16

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

9/8/16

As director of the new Office of Fellowships and Scholarships, Elizabeth Colucci helps talented students land prestigious awards.

9/2/16

After years at the United Way, Arlene Kaukus has continued her commitment to helping others as UB's director of career services.  

9/2/16

Three UB colleagues who share a passion for handcrafted products have co-founded Niagara County's first micro-distillery.

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.

2/13/17

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

1/30/17

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

1/26/17

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

12/22/16

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

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.

7/25/16

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

2/15/17

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

2/14/17

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

1/31/17

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

1/11/17

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