• UB IN THE NEWS
    Machines will not become intelligent, let alone super intelligent.

    Barry Smith argues in Digital Trends that artificial intelligence will never surpass human intellect.

  • UB IN THE NEWS
    It’s a demonstration that updated building codes really work.

    Nicholas Rajkovich in The Washington Post discussing why buildings built to newer codes survived Hurricane Ian while older buildings did not.

  • UB IN THE NEWS
    As a historian you almost never get to say that something is brand new. But this is new.

    David Herzberg in Court House News on the Biden administration’s embrace of a “harm reduction” approach to illegal drug use.

  • UB IN THE NEWS
    The work that is happening here is very exciting and really a model for our country.

    Vice President Kamala Harris speaking at UB on the Inflation Reduction Act

  • UB IN THE NEWS
    American classrooms tend to introduce Black people for the first time through slavery, omitting thousands of years of African history.

    LaGarrett King in MSNBC on how American classrooms often fail to introduce students to African history, cultures and society.

  • UB IN THE NEWS
    There’s no clear boundary between what is poison and what is medicine.

    Yan Liu on Radiolab discussing how the same technology can lead to the discovery of new medicines as well as chemical weapons.

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