Take 5 with President Satish K. Tripathi

In this series, President Tripathi poses five questions to members of the UB community who are making a positive impact on the communities that UB serves. 

  • Episode 5: Guest George Caldwell
    Join President Tripathi as he talks with Professor George Caldwell, adjunct instructor of piano and director of UB's jazz ensembles, about how Professor Caldwell got his start in music as well as the role of music and the changes to live performance during a pandemic. 
  • Episode 4: Guest Felisha Legette-Jack
    Join President Tripathi and Felisha Legette-Jack, head coach of the UB women's basketball team and winningest coach in program history, in their candid discussion about racial injustice, diversity in UB athletics, and standing together in times of crisis.
  • Episode 3: Guest Dean Wactawski-Wende
    Join President Tripathi and Dr. Jean Wactawski-Wende, Dean of UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions and this year's recipient of the UB President's Medal, in their conversation about the Women's Health Initiative, the life-saving discoveries that have been achieved and the critical role both UB and the WNY community has held in this longstanding study.
  • Episode 2: Guest Raven Baxter
    Join President Tripathi and Raven Baxter, PhD student in the Graduate School of Education, in their conversation about scientific communication. Raven, also known as Raven the Science Maven, is using science-themed rap music, videos and social media to connect with teens in the Buffalo community and beyond as well as encourage diversity in STEM.
  • Episode 1: Guest Dr. Timothy Murphy
    Join President Satish K. Tripathi and Dr. Timothy Murphy, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in their conversation on COVID-19 and how the UB community is uniquely prepared to assist our health care partners and the WNY region.