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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.

Meaningful win

UB diving coach Karla Helder won more than a medal when she competed with a friend who is fighting for her life.

Scientific superstar

An X-ray crystal structure solved by UB chemist Philip Coppens has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 molecular structures ever solved.

Human rights pioneer

An exceptional career devoted to the study of human rights in Africa and beyond has earned UB faculty member Claude Welch special recognition from his peers in the field.


UB Law School sports law expert Nellie Drew believes Buffalo sports fans will get their wish: The Bills will stay in Buffalo.

Focus on aging

UB faculty member Bruce Troen and his colleagues at the three other SUNY medical schools are studying the link between frailty and dementia.

Legal impact

UB faculty member James Gardner has been cited as one of the 10 legal scholars whose work in election law has had the most impact on their peers.

Taking a leadership role

Social Work faculty member Susan Green has been selected to take part in the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York's Health Leadership Fellows Program.

Living the good life

Retired UB faculty member Herb Foster lives an active life on Martha's Vineyard that includes publishing a book about the island's role in World War II.

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