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Sign of the Times?

In the first in a series of essays on the student art project, Teresa Miller talks about the reaction of students of color to the signs and looks at the lived experiences of these students.

UB committed to inclusive campus

In an open letter to the university community, President Satish K. Tripathi talks about UB's commitment to providing an inclusive, welcoming and intellectually open campus.

Campaign for the Community

United Way donations helped to care for a small child in big ways.

Campaign for the Community

When Pam Coniglio needed someone to turn to when her husband was severely injured in a workplace accident, Catholic Charities was there.

Campaign for the Community

Carol Brewer's almost lifelong interest in horses has led to her support of the Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center.

STEM inspiration

UB faculty member Jennifer Zirnheld has been named by INSIGHT into Diversity magazine as one of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM

Quintessential mentor

UB faculty member Luis Colón can add another honor to his long list of mentoring awards: the 2016 Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences from the American Chemical Society.

On to the finals!

UB alum Gary Vider has made it to the finale of the NBC television show “America’s Got Talent.”

Office seeker

A voice for students at UB, Hadar Borden hopes to expand her advocacy efforts to include Amherst residents as a member of the town board. Photo: Nancy J. Parisi

He's got talent

UB alum Gary Vider has made it to the semifinals of “America's Got Talent.”

National recognition

RIA Director Kenneth Leonard has been recognized for his outstanding scientific contributions by the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology.

Forging relationships

UB alum Vincent Coppola has been instrumental in the Graduate School of Education’s involvement with local school districts.

Q & A


In a Q&A with the UB Reporter, Campaign for the Community Chair Marsha Lewis talks about the campaign and how it reinforced her belief in the goodness and generosity of the UB community.

Meeting the pope

UB faculty member Satpal Singh was one of a handful of interfaith leaders who met Pope Francis during his visit to New York City. He talks about the experience with the UB Reporter.

Chess master

When the chess world suspects someone of having cheated in a tournament, UB computer scientist Ken Regan is the guy who gets the call.

Bundle up

UB faculty member David Holmes offers advice on how best to protect yourself if you need to be outside during extremely frigid weather.

Boston Marathon bomber

As the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber DzhokharTsarnaev gets underway, UB forensic psychologist Daniel Antonius talked to the UB Reporter about how emotions in the case affect jury selection.

Ebola preparedness

In a Q&A with the UB Reporter, Barbara Ricotta, chair of the UB Ebola Advisory Committee, talks about how UB is keeping members of the university community safe in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.

New course evaluation system

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

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

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

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

Q&A with Karl Fiebelkorn

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

Heartbleed bug

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.