News Releases


A live, online public forum on racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.  July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research Institute of the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Center for Health Equity.


UB professor Joseph Balthasar received a new $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to improve the delivery of targeted therapies to cancer cells.


The pandemic has caused a run on baker’s yeast. It’s a marvelous organism, as UB scientists explain


UB is working with elected officials to reaffirm the vital role of international students in higher education, and to help change the federal government’s stance on this critical issue.


Faculty Experts


Lora Cavuoto

Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Expertise: ergonomics, occupational safety and health, fatigue monitoring, worker quality of life

Phone: 716-645-4696



Erin Kearney

Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

Expertise: language teaching and learning, intercultural competence and language education, language teacher training and development

Phone: 716-645-4058



UB in the News


CNN featured John Leddy in a story reporting on a study showing that the rate of kids sports and recreation-related emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries declined 32% from 2012 to 2018, likely due to the decreasing number of kids playing tackle football.


Wall Street Journal featured Guyora Binder in a story on the felony-murder rule, a controversial legal doctrine at the heart of the George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks and Ahmaud Arbery cases. 


Washington Post story quotes James Campbell about how the politics of race are shifting in the U.S. and what will come of the gathering call for action. 


NPR’s “The World” podcast interviewed Monica Lupion for a story about Climeworks, one of the first and best-known companies to direct air ca ture — or pull carbon dioxide directly out of ambient air for storage or use.

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