News and views for UB faculty and staff
UB staff member Molly Anderson’s connection to the Russian
city of Ryazan changed her life.
As director of UB's Center for Disability Studies, historian
Michael Rembis works to promote connections between WNY
Engineering professor John Atkinson is working to
broaden students’ opportunities to learn about the
As the new director of the Honors College, historian Dalia
Muller aims to build on the college's commitment to civic
engagement and experiential learning.
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.
Law professor Mark Bartholomew wonders if personalized Super
Bowl ads could be on the horizon.
UB faculty member Ann Bisantz says the false missile alert in
Hawaii was the result of a poorly designed alert system, not
UB geologist Tracy Gregg says each volcano has its own
“personality” and data about its past behavior is key
to forecasting future eruptions.
UB's Charles Lindsey predicts booming sales this holiday season,
with online sales expected to surpass in-store sales for the first
Management professor Feng Gu argues that Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles have lost their relevance.
UB archaeologist Caroline Funk talks about a recent study that
gives new meaning to the term “social science.”
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
Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis are being honored with
the coveted ‘Emerging Voices’ award.
The director of UB’s RENEW Institute was cited for
advances in materials science and superconducting materials.
The UB English professor is the recipient of the Modern Language
Association's biennial Prize for a Scholarly Edition.
RIA scientist Clara Bradizza will serve a two-year term on the
Interventions to Prevent and Treat Addictions Study Section.