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Profiles

10/6/17

UB staff member Jackie Hausler's eco-friendly philosophy is gaining traction across social media.

9/1/17

UB group brings second Tunnel to Towers 5K event to Buffalo.

8/16/17

University Police officers Dale Hohl and Kevin Will say UB benefits from their experience as first-responders with local fire companies.

7/7/17

Kathryn Kendall trekked to Iceland for her latest contest in the ancient Celtic sport that involves heaving an assortment of heavy items in a test of agility and strength.

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.

9/22/17

UB engineers say early images of collapsed buildings in Mexico City do not mean that engineering failed across the region.

9/20/17

Arun Vishwanath says many of the decisions Apple has made over the years regarding its iPhones have been driven by design, not security.

9/14/17

UB's Daniel Hess says advanced planning for extreme events allows hospital staff to focus on what they do best — compassionate patient care.

8/31/17

When a disaster gets beyond a certain size, the response effort will take neighbor helping neighbor, UB professor Natalie Simpson says.

Question & Answers

9/22/17

Molly Anderson, executive director of CLOE, talks about the center's mission and why it co-sponsored Malala Yousafzai's lecture at UB.

9/12/17

With the new home of the UB medical school set to open this fall, Dean Michael Cain talks about the move and his goals for the school in the coming years.

8/14/17

Management professor Feng Gu argues that Generally Accepted Accounting Principles have lost their relevance.

6/30/17

UB archaeologist Caroline Funk talks about a recent study that gives new meaning to the term “social science.”  

Awards & Recognition

5/23/17

UB urban planner Robert Silverman has been elected chair of the Urban Affairs Association Governing Board.

5/16/17

Yu-Ping Chang and Sahn-Wook Huh have received the Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award from the Student Association.

5/11/17

UB faculty members Jonathan Dewald, Chunming Qiao and John E. Tomaszewski have been appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors.

5/3/17

Iman Borazjani will study self-organizing systems in aquatic environments at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria.