News and views for UB faculty and staff
School of Management staffer Aaron Shaw relies on personal
experience to help veterans make the transition from the military
to civilian life.
As director of the new Office of Fellowships and Scholarships,
Elizabeth Colucci helps talented students land prestigious
After years at the United Way, Arlene Kaukus has continued her
commitment to helping others as UB's director of career services.
Three UB colleagues who share a passion for handcrafted products
have co-founded Niagara County's first micro-distillery.
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.
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
Construction on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is moving
along. Jennifer Kuhn, manager of project support, provides an
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
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
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.