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A summer abroad

The flight is long, the food is unfamiliar, the language can be tricky. But for four UB Law students who spent the summer working abroad, the experience of an international legal internship will stay with them forever.

Meaningful win

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

Scientific superstar

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

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.


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

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

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.

Taking a leadership role

Social Work faculty member Susan Green has been selected to take part in the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York's Health Leadership Fellows Program.

Living the good life

Retired UB faculty member Herb Foster lives an active life on Martha's Vineyard that includes publishing a book about the island's role in World War II.

Interim dean

Epidemiologist Jean Wactawski-Wende has been named interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Walking for a cause

Former UB staff member Patricia Bordas has begun a cross-country walk to raise awareness and money for two charities that are close to her heart.

Standing the test of time

A 1980 article by UB faculty member Lynn Mather has been recognized by the American Political Science Association as having made a lasting impression on the field of law and courts.

Q & A

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.

Bringing people together

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

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

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

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

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

Q&A on 'Popo'

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.

Medicare revision

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.

Christine Ellington-Rowe is executive director of the UB Child Care Center.