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PROFILES

Inspiring entrepreneurs
11/6/14

Eric Reich knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship, which is why the UB alumnus and co-founder of Campus Labs was brought in to teach in the seminar that introduces students to the Undergraduate Academies.

Scholarship winner
10/23/14

Junior electrical engineering major Kristina Monakhova has received the prestigious John R. Sevier Memorial Scholarship Award.

New game plan
10/16/14

Interim head coach Alex Wood brings stability, experience to UB's football program.

Providing support
10/9/14

UB staff member Nancy Kielar’s Pink Pillow Project offers help to breast cancer patients.

The way of the sword
10/2/14

UB's Kendo Club practices one of the oldest martial arts.

Coping with cancer
9/25/14

UB faculty member Robin Lally has developed a program that helps women in those early days after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Meaningful win
9/11/14

UB diving coach Karla Helder won more than a medal when she competed with a friend who is fighting for her life.

Scientific superstar
9/2/14

An X-ray crystal structure solved by UB chemist Philip Coppens has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 molecular structures ever solved.

Human rights pioneer
8/28/14

An exceptional career devoted to the study of human rights in Africa and beyond has earned UB faculty member Claude Welch special recognition from his peers in the field.

8/14/14

UB Law School sports law expert Nellie Drew believes Buffalo sports fans will get their wish: The Bills will stay in Buffalo.

Focus on aging
8/7/14

UB faculty member Bruce Troen and his colleagues at the three other SUNY medical schools are studying the link between frailty and dementia.

Legal impact
7/31/14

UB faculty member James Gardner has been cited as one of the 10 legal scholars whose work in election law has had the most impact on their peers.

Q & A

New course evaluation system
11/13/14

In a Q&A with the UB Reporter, Scott Weber talks about the new course evaluation system being introduced to standardize the way UB students evaluate their courses.

campus sexual assault prevention
10/30/14

Sharon Nolan-Weiss talks about sexual harassment and sexual assault on campus, and how UB is addressing the issue.

UB health officials monitoring Ebola outbreak in West Africa
8/15/14

This Q&A addresses some of the questions members of the UB community may have about the staus of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the preparedness of the university regarding this public health emergency.

Behind the scenes
8/14/14

UB Law School adjunct faculty member Nellie Drew shares some of her experiences in the sports law field.

Q&A with Karl Fiebelkorn
7/24/14

Longtime pharmacy administrator and faculty member talks about the profession and his time at UB.

Heartbleed bug
4/28/14

CIO J. Brice Bible talks about the latest Internet security issue and what steps members of the UB community can take to keep their computers, accounts and information safe.

Bringing people together
3/20/14

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.

High-risk volcanoes
2/6/14

UB volcanologists Michael Sheridan and Alison Graettinger talk about the risks surrounding some of the world’s most dangerous mountains and how communities in these areas can protect themselves.

Buffalo's renaissance
10/17/13

UB architecture dean Robert G. Shibley, who led the master planning process for Buffalo’s comprehensive plan and downtown plan, shares his thoughts on the Rust Belt city’s rebirth

The Affordable Care Act
10/3/13

Nancy Nielsen, senior associate dean for health policy in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, talks about the Affordable Care Act and who it will benefit most.

Q&A with Danny White
8/8/13

UB's athletics director talks about increasing the visibility of the university's athletic teams.

Q&A on 'Popo'
5/16/13

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.