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In an open letter to the university community, President Satish K. Tripathi talks about UB's commitment to providing an inclusive, welcoming and intellectually open campus.


United Way donations helped to care for a small child in big ways.


When Pam Coniglio needed someone to turn to when her husband was severely injured in a workplace accident, Catholic Charities was there.


Carol Brewer's almost lifelong interest in horses has led to her support of the Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center.

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.


A study that describes the Earth’s activity below the Greenland Ice Sheet is a key contribution to climate science, a UB expert says.


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.

Question & Answers


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.


Longtime UB faculty member Phil Stevens talks about the implications of the Brexit vote and Donald Trump on higher education.


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 situation.

Awards & Recognition


The award from the American Chemical Society recognizes excellence in organic chemistry.


UB faculty member Barry Smith has been named one of the 50 most influential living philosophers by


The award will honor the UB chemist’s pioneering research and his dedication to mentoring the next generation of scientists.


Teng Wu's paper was cited by the civil engineering society for its “critical contribution to the issue of the aerodynamics of bridges.”