UB in the News


The Washington Post quotes Thomas Russo on Buffalo’s efforts to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. 


An article on NBC News quoted Robert Silverman on the coming housing crisis when people are unable to pay their rent. 


An article on Gizmodo quoted Phillips Stevens about which superstitions are based on fact.


Boston Globe quotes Robert Silverman in a story about how coronavirus has impacted retail development.


ProPublica speaks to communications expert Yotam Ophir who says its dangerous to take something not political, like a disease, and make it a political question.


Elemental quotes Steven Dubovsky in an article about coronavirus anxiety playing a factor in people's health. 


Bloomberg story quotes Elizabeth Bowen about how San Francisco is fighting coronavirus by finding the homeless a home. 


CNBC quoted Nancy Nielsen about the risks posed to healthcare workers posed by COVID-19.


Mashable quoted Timothy Murphy in a story on the risks Florida’s crowded beaches have in potentially spreading COVID-19. 


Business Insider quotes Veljko Fotak, in a story on why Alibaba stock is considered safe while most stocks plunge as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

UB faculty frequently offer expert perspectives on issues that are part of the current public discourse, including ones that may be perceived as controversial. It is our belief—and at the core of UB’s academic mission—that constructive, thoughtful dialogue fosters a better understanding of our world. Thus, we openly share these perspectives.