Identifying racial disparities in people with obstructive sleep apnea. Developing earbuds that spot ear infections. Monitoring wastewater for the next outbreak. Providing insight and context into a horrific, racist, mass shooting that indelibly wounded Buffalo’s Black community, the region and the nation. These and other scholarly activities spotlight what has been a challenging and, in many ways, hopeful year at UB and in the communities it serves. From researching cannabis to unearthing Etruscan ruins, the impact of UB research was felt far and wide in 2022.