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Ontologist Mark Jensen is working with the UN to make sure its sustainable development goals can be understood and accessed by all stakeholders.


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 high heat.


UB faculty member Gary Giovino is serving as a consultant on an international project to collect health data via mobile phone.  


For UB faculty member Robert Wahler, Niagara Hospice preserves quality of life at the end of life.

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.


Yes, but curses can be broken and now might be just the time, says UB anthropologist Phillips Stevens Jr.


The Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals in the O'Bannon v. NCAA case is another step in changing how athletes are compensated, UB legal expert Nellie Drew says.  


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.

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


Nancy Campbell-Heider and Carla Jungquist have been selected as American Academy of Nursing fellows.


Deborah Raines will receive the National League for Nursing's Isabel Hampton Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership in Clinical Practice.


In her AKAG exhibition “Operation Sunshine,” UB artist Joan Linder uncovers WNY’s history of environmental pollution.


UB surgeon Philip Glick has contributed two essays to a new book that recounts "medical miracles" witnessed by some of the nation's top physicians.