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Research recognition

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

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

Q & A

Bundle up

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

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

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

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

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

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