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Milestone for Buffalo Chips

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

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

Path of Democracy

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

National honor

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

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.

Message from the president

President Satish K. Tripathi praises UB community members' contributions to the November storm recovery efforts.

Inspiring entrepreneurs

Eric Reich knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship, which is why the UB alumnus and co-founder of Campus Labs was brought in to teach in the seminar that introduces students to the Undergraduate Academies.

Scholarship winner

Junior electrical engineering major Kristina Monakhova has received the prestigious John R. Sevier Memorial Scholarship Award.

New game plan

Interim head coach Alex Wood brings stability, experience to UB's football program.

Providing support

UB staff member Nancy Kielar’s Pink Pillow Project offers help to breast cancer patients.

The way of the sword

UB's Kendo Club practices one of the oldest martial arts.

Coping with cancer

UB faculty member Robin Lally has developed a program that helps women in those early days after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Q & A

Chess master

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

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.