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Profiles

  • Scholar-activist looks at campus racial climates
    12/9/22

    GSE professor Stephen Santa-Ramirez works with students about their experiences of belonging — or the lack thereof — on their campuses.

  • Dream blossoms at The Frase Farm
    8/19/22

    UB staff member Alex Frase and his family have opened a U-pick it flower farm at their Pendleton home, where customers can also buy pre-made bouquets.

  • Helping young dancers improve their craft
    8/12/22

    UB staff member Miranda Bosse spends her summer hours at her childhood dance studio teaching dancers who want to hone their skills.

  • New book highlights Gambini’s love for pro football history
    8/5/22

    The UB staff member has contributed to three books, the most recent about the 1951 Los Angeles Rams and pro football’s westward expansion.

  • Tending the Growcery
    8/5/22

    Career Design Center staff member Jenna Hubbard spends her summer hours harvesting lettuce, unique vegetables and edible flowers.

The View

Faculty experts weigh in on trending topics. Their views and opinions are based on their expertise and research, and do not represent the official positions of UB.

  • SUNY chancellor touts UB as national leader in AI
    9/8/23

    The visit to UB also kicked off a discussion series on harnessing AI for the public good. 

  • ‘A powerful pink bomb’
    8/7/23

    Kelly Hayes McAlonie and Despina Stratigakos, co-creators of Architect Barbie, explain the impact of the movie that's become one of the most talked about films of the summer.

  • Ozempic ‘important moment’ for weight management
    6/21/23

    UB expert Katherine Balantekin says that while anti-obesity drugs are helpful, they are best used as adjuncts to behavioral obesity management.

  • S. Todd Brown named interim law school dean
    6/16/23

    A UB faculty member since 2009, Brown is an expert on bankruptcy trusts, chapter 11, complex litigation and mass torts.

  • Secret to maintaining heart health simpler than you think
    2/14/23

    Epidemiologist Michael LaMonte offers tips on how to maintain a healthy heart, including how everyday activities count toward hitting health goals.

Questions & Answers

  • Meet D. Michael Applegarth
    3/1/24

    The new Social Work professor looks at the intersection of the criminal legal system and mental health with an eye toward reducing mass incarceration and improving well-being. 

  • What’s next for supermarket supermerger?
    3/1/24

    UB law professor Christine Bartholomew offers insights on Kroger's proposed $25 billion acquisition of Albertsons and why the FTC opposes the merger.

  • Help from former deans set the path for Aguirre
    2/28/24

    UB's new dean of students says being accessible and a good listener is key to helping students be successful.

  • Bias in facial recognition software
    2/26/24

    UB computer scientist Ifeoma Nwogu spoke with UBNow about how AI has evolved through the years and offers her perspective on bias in facial recognition programs. 

  • Meet Dheeraj Roy
    2/7/24

    The new physiology and biophysics faculty member looks at how different types of memories are formed and why some are strong while others are not.

Awards & Recognition

  • SUNY honors Sturman
    6/6/24

    The instructional designer in the School of Social Work received the FACT2 Award for Excellence in Instructional Support.

  • UB analytical chemist wins national awards
    4/25/24

    Emanuela Gionfriddo, who joined the faculty as part of UB's historic hiring initiative, studies environmental pollutants.

  • Seven UB faculty elected AAAS fellows
    4/19/24

    AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society; past fellows include Thomas Edison and W.E.B DuBois.

  • Nouh named fellow of ASME
    4/15/24

    The UB engineer is being recognized for his distinguished research contributions to the mechanical engineering field and dedicated service to the society.

  • Dubocovich receives ACTS diversity award
    4/8/24

    The UB faculty member is the recipient of the 2024 Award for Contributing to the Diversity and Inclusiveness of the Translational Workforce.