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Lifelong learner

Nancy Napierala, who, at age 78 will receive her PhD in American studies from UB this week, has a special connection to the subject of her dissertation.

Another honor for Cartwright

Alexander Cartwright has been named a fellow of SPIE, the world’s pre-eminent professional society for scientists and engineers working to advance light-based technologies.

Green educator

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.

Bravo, maestro!

The honors continue for UB music department faculty member Harold Rosenbaum.

Honorary survivor

Cancer survivor Donna Czaja hopes others can learn from her experience.

Outstanding researcher

Mary McVee’s work on important issues in teaching and teaching education has been recognized with an award from the American Educational Research Association.

More than a meal

The UB Women's Club's monthly International Brunch provides international students with a good meal and good conversation.

Lifetime achievement

The American Institute of Architects has awarded UB architecture dean Robert Shibley its prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture.

Distinct voice

Architecture faculty member Joyce Hwang has received a 2014 Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York.

Always a writer

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.

Dance collaborator

Collaboration is the essence of Melanie Aceto's work

From Warhol to UB

Marie Elia's love of literature is key to her job in UB's Poetry Collection.

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.