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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


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


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


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

The View

Faculty experts weigh in on trending topics. Their views and opinions are based on their expertise and research, and do not represent the official positions of UB.


Two UB faculty members talk about how society can navigate the balance between pain management and the risk of addiction.


Jonathan Katz says Orlando shooting was homophobic murder, not act of terrorism.


Faculty member Irus Braverman says the uproar about the animal's killing raises key questions about the role of zoos in society.


Samantha Barbas says media outlets now will think twice before publishing sensational content.

Question & Answers


Longtime UB faculty member Phil Stevens talks about the implications of the Brexit vote and Donald Trump on higher education.


Social media specialist Erin Goetz talks about Snapchat and why UB has a presence on the popular channel.


Jay Roorbach, UB's new senior emergency planning coordinator, ensures UB is prepared to respond to any given situation.


A thrifty consumer with an eye on fuel costs, UB staff member Kris Miller plugs into alternative power.

Awards & Recognition


Chemistry professor Janet Morrow was recognized for having achieved international prominence for research in her field.


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine panel is reviewing the health effects of marijuana use.


UB faculty member Susan Bennett is the recipient of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers’ Lifetime Achievement Award.


Three nursing faculty will explore how stress affects the health of the transgender community, immigrant mothers and people with PTSD.