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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

From Warhol to UB

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

Attacking abuse firsthand

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

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

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

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

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

Q & A

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

The Affordable Care Act

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

UB's athletics director talks about increasing the visibility of the university's athletic teams.