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UB Law Professor Teresa Miller says prison officials should not let the recent escape by inmates from an upstate New York prison influence decision-making when it comes to inmate privileges.

Benefits for front-runner

UB political scientist James Campbell says that having close to 20 Republican candidates in the presidential primary race actually could help the front-runner.

Sudit to lead sponsored programs

Moises Sudit, an entrepreneur, research professor and center director, has been appointed as UB’s associate vice president for sponsored programs.

New insights into cocaine addiction

UB researchers have discovered a previously unknown neural pathway that can regulate changes made in the brain due to cocaine use, providing new insight into the molecular basis of cocaine addiction.

Career honor

UB faculty member Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has received the IAPR/ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award from the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR).

Tailored treatment

UB addiction experts have received a $3 million federal grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.  

Survivors at risk for PTSD

UB faculty member Steven Dubovsky says the way survivors of the Charleston church shooting deal with the aftermath is critical to whether they will develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

Exceptional faculty

Eleven of UB’s best and brightest teachers and researchers have been named recipients of the university’s 2015 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation awards.

Making sense of the auditory world

UB researchers are taking important steps toward understanding how humans and other animals perceive the auditory world.

Highlighting success of START-UP NY

Business owners spoke during a roundtable discussion about how START-UP NY is helping them build their respective companies.

Easing transitions

UB Nursing faculty member Sharon Hewner is working on a system to automate hospital discharge communication, potentially reducing the number of patients readmitted to hospitals.