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PROFILES

Living the good life
7/10/14

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
6/26/14

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

Walking for a cause
6/12/14

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
5/29/14

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.

Research recognition
5/22/14

UB's groundbreaking work on tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, continues to receive recognition, most recently with awards from prestigious national and state organizations.

Lifelong learner
5/14/14

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
5/8/14

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
4/24/14

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!
4/17/14

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

Honorary survivor
4/10/14

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

Outstanding researcher
4/3/14

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
3/27/14

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

Q & A

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.

Medicare revision
4/25/13

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.