UB in the News


The New York Times interviews UB expert Kenneth Leonard, who said spirituality can help those trying to overcome addiction, but you “can’t just pray these problems away.”


A Time magazine article about frequent use of sleeping pills quotes UB adjunct professor and clinical pharmacist Kari Mergenhagen, who advised against the practice.


The New Yorker interviews Irus Braverman, professor of law and geography, about how naturalists who chronicling the alarming extinction of not just animal species but geographic features of the earth.


USA Today speaks to Jacob Neiheisel, associate professor of political science, about the Senate fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.


CNN interviews John Leddy, medical director of UB’s Concussion Management Clinic, about a new football study that found that a small change in kickoff rules may lead to a significant reduction in concussions rates.


The World, a Public Radio International program carried on NPR stations nationwide, traveled to Greenland in 2017 with Jason Briner, professor of geology and an internationally known climate researcher.


The Verge interviews Timothy Cook, assistant professor of chemistry, about a new device that can both harvest and store solar energy, which could one day bring electricity to rural and undeveloped areas.


NPR story about drug makers who are patenting small changes in how drugs are made or taken to keep pharmaceutical prices high interviews David Herzberg, an associate professor of history.


USA Today interviews Elizabeth Bowen, assistant professor of social work, about six homeless people in Washington state who are suing their belongings were swept up and tossed out by local authorities.


A Smithsonian magazine article about a creating nearly invisible antennas on almost any surface by literally spraying them on like paint interviews Josep Jornet, assistant professor of electrical engineering.