Dozens of local entrepreneurs and professionals are now better
prepared to tackle the unique challenges of running a family
business after completing a new course offered by UB's Center for
UB officials have announced they paid $275,000, directed to the
Clinton Foundation, for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham
Clinton’s speaking engagement as part of the 2013-2014
Distinguished Speakers Series.
UB Law faculty members Matthew Steilen and Michael Boucai took
part in the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum, which
fosters scholarship by young scholars and enables them to present
papers on cutting-edge topics in the law.
UB librarian and environmentalist Frederick Stoss has been
recognized for his work with the National Library of Aruba in green
education programming and for helping to create the library’s
Caribbean Energy, Environmental and Sustainability Program.
As co-director of Partnership for the Public Good and UB Law
School adjunct faculty member, Sam Magavern works to bring people
with energy and good ideas to bear on the challenges facing the
city of Buffalo.
At a time in life when many retired people are spending their
days on the golf course or relaxing with the grandchildren,
emeritus professor Howard Wolf continues to teach, write and
lecture, both in the U.S. and abroad.
UB faculty member Kathryn Bryk Friedman has joined some of the
best and brightest scholars and experts from around the world as a
new Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Scholars in Washington, D.C.
UB faculty member Gerard Connors' work mentoring promising
scientists at the Research Institute on Addictions has been
recognized with a prestigious national award from the American
UB faculty member Satpal Singh conducts research on interactions
between drugs and ion channels. And he's also gaining a
reputation internationally as an advocate against global
violence against women.
As chair of the board of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, UB
Law Dean Makau Mutua oversaw the KHRC's filing of a lawsuit that
precipitated an apology by the British government and decision to
compensate victims of its colonial atrocities in Kenya during the
UB volcanologist Michael Sheridan discusses why Mexico’s
Popocatepetl volcano, which been coughing up ash, gas and molten
rock over the past few days, is one of the world’s most
dangerous volcanoes and why it remains difficult for researchers to
predict major eruptions.
Law School Professor Anthony Szczygieltalks about a revision in
Medicare policy that should enable elderly and nursing home
patients obtain better care in skilled care facilities and at home
through home health care agencies.
In a long and distinguished career, Philip Coppens has advanced
human understanding through his study of the way atoms are linked
to form molecules in crystals and how molecules change when exposed
to intense light.
Count him among the most unlikely candidates to be one of the
most interesting people you know. He’s the statistician-savvy
UB mathematics education professor with the boyish face and
eternally modulated voice, who is, somehow, undeniably drawn to the
wilder side, at least for an academic.
When UB introduced gender-neutral housing at the start of the fall semester, the new policy reflected not only best practices in residential living for college students nationwide, it also incorporated a transgendered student’s thoughtful analysis and the ethical principles of social work he holds dear.
Since being named SUNY Fredonia’s first female president, UB alumna Virginia Horvath has made it her business to tout the college’s strengths as a center of undergraduate learning, fortify town-gown ties, and inspire campus and community alike with her warmth and enthusiasm.
As President Satish K. Tripathi begins his second academic year
at the helm of the university, he is working with faculty, staff
and students to move ahead with the next phase of the UB 2020 plan
for academic excellence. Tripathi recently talked to the UB
Reporter about UB 2020 and NYSUNY 2020, and their transformative
impact on the university.
James Campbell is on sabbatical on an island off the coast of Maine. But with the presidential election now in full swing, his analysis and commentary on the campaigns are showing up in news media worldwide this election season.
Thirty-one high school teachers from area school districts received the classroom tools needed to teach their students the rich history, complexity and excitement of the world of genetics and genomics during a recent workshop held at UB.
The Burchfield Penney Art Center will celebrate the 75th birthday of legendary percussionist Jan Williams, one of the most important figures in contemporary music and a former chair of the UB Department of Music, with a special tribute concert.