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4/9/15

As part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” fitness initiative, a UB education professor guided a yoga class on the White House lawn.

Choosing the winner
4/2/15

UB faculty member Cecil Foster is one of five jurors who will select the winner of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize, frequently referred to as “Canada’s Pulitzer.”

Visiting fellow
3/26/15

Ana Mariella Bacigalupo's fellowship project for the prestigious Max Planck Society is a study grounded in more than two decades of ethnographic research on the Mapuche people of Chile.

More cowbell, please
3/19/15

UB sophomore plays key role in a new True Blue tradition.

Culinary competitor
3/12/15

UB chef Seth Williams will bring his best bison flank steak dish to a collegiate food service cooking challenge.

Retiree gives back
3/5/15

Dick Sebian has helped serve food and raise morale among the people coming to the St. Vincent de Paul dining room since he retired from the university in 1987.

Sustained brilliance
2/26/15

UB faculty member and music pioneer Tony Conrad is celebrating his 75th birthday with a pair of performances in New York City.

Milestone for Buffalo Chips
2/5/15

It began on a whim after a talent show. Now 20 years later, The Buffalo Chips, UB's male a cappella group, is a campus mainstay.

A woman, a pipe and a lot of local history
1/29/15

The outstanding collection of local artifacts at the Marian E. White Research Museum reflects the relentless dedication of its namesake.

Path of Democracy
1/22/15

Political sociologist Barbara Wejnert challenges the conventional thinking on why countries become democratic, and how they fare as a result.  

National honor
1/8/15

Roseanne Berger has been recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for outstanding leadership, management, innovation and improvement of residency and medical fellowship programs.

Award winner
12/18/14

UB architectural planner Linsey Graff's commitment to community outreach, education and diversity in architecture have earned her recognition from American Institute of Architects New York State.

Q & A

Chess master
7/2/15

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
2/19/15

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
1/8/15

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
12/11/14

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
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.