UB in the News


An article in Best Life featured Shira Gabriel about how watching television, among other activities, can help fulfill certain social needs.


Newsweek featured Bruce Troen in an article on the role vitamin D plays in fighting the coronavirus. 


USA Today interviewed Annahita Ball in a story with tips for online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


An article on AARP rquoted Thomas Russo how drive-in theaters could be a safe choice for entertainment this summer despite the COVID-19 outbreak.


A story in SELF quotes Kenneth Leonard on how to know if you’re drinking too much while staying home during the pandemic. 


The Wall Street Journal interviewed Jerry Newman about how companies may end bonus pay for hourly employees now that states are lifting COVID-19 emergency orders, while other larger companies are continuing to offer such pay. 


ABC News quoted Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., in a report on the looming rise in mass evictions in low- and middle-income communities.


The Washington Post quoted Charles D. Lindsey, in an article on Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s spread of misinformation and promise to manufacture and deliver ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


In a Washington Times story, Yotam Ophir commented on data showing that more men die from COVID-19 than women. 


The Washington Post published an op-ed by Adam Rome, on how activists can lay the foundation for a broader, deeper environmental movement as we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. 

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.