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From Warhol to UB
1/30/14

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

Attacking abuse firsthand
1/23/14

Law faculty member Tara Melish worked with the Guatemalan government and human rights groups to begin correcting abuses in the country's psychiatric hospitals.

Promoting healthy cities
1/16/14

Faculty member Samina Raja has won the 2014 William R. and June Dale Prize in recognition of her efforts to promote sustainable food systems and healthy communities.

Dreams of a better Kabul
1/9/14

Afghan scholar Ahmad Zaki is studying urban planning at UB to bring what he learns back to Afghanistan to help start what may be the nation’s first urban planning program for undergraduates.

Award winner
12/20/13

Senior wide receiver Fred Lee was UB's recipient of the Humanitarian Award, an annual honor awarded to one member of each team playing in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

Leong leads international alumni relations
12/12/13

Double alumnus Wei-Loon Leong has returned to his alma mater as UB's first director of international alumni relations.

Rebuilding communities
12/5/13

Students taking part in UB's Habitat for Humanity program gain hands-on experience in building and construction, while rebuilding Buffalo's neighborhoods.

Biophotonics pioneer
11/21/13

UB faculty member Paras Prasad has received an honorary doctorate from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden for his cutting-edge work in the field of biophotonics.

Tackling childhood obesity
11/14/13

Youfa Wang, an internationally recognized expert in childhood nutrition and obesity, has been named chair of the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine.

Kathryn Byrk Friedman
11/7/13

UB faculty member Kathryn Bryk Friedman has joined some of the best and brightest scholars and experts from around the world as a new Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

Dave Hostler, new ENS chair
10/31/13

The new chair of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences works to improve the health and safety of the nation's first responders.

A new frontier
10/24/13

Rachael Hageman Blair's work developing mathemati­cal models of skin and breast cancer metabolism breaks new ground in cancer research.

Q & A

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.

12/13/12
Christine Ellington-Rowe is executive director of the UB Child Care Center.