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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.

  • Bridge collapse to have immediate impact on ports
    4/1/24

    UB maritime shipping expert Irina Benedyk says the supply chain will see delays in automobiles, coal and other goods typically handled in Baltimore.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Those lyin’ eyes
    2/5/24

    UB expert Mark Frank explains how to detect deception — and yes, the eyes can lie.

  • UB sleep expert offers 5 tips for a better night’s rest
    1/22/24

    Carleara Weiss says improved sleep can have emotional, physical and mental health benefits.

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

  • Leonard named to board of NIAAA consortium
    9/19/23

    The director of UB’s CRIA will join the Program Advisory Board of the National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescent-Adulthood.

  • UB researcher receives ASHA award
    9/1/23

    Faculty member Nichol Castro is being recognized for her work focusing on word retrieval in aging adults and adults with language impairments.

  • Dandona receives lifetime achievement award
    8/23/23

    The UB endocrinologist was recently honored by the Androgen Society for his work on low testosterone, diabetes and obesity.

  • New faculty member brings exclusive 3M award to UB
    8/18/23

    Luis R. De Jesús Báez is UB’s first recipient of the Non-Tenure Faculty Award that aims to encourage the pursuit of new ideas among tenure-track faculty.

  • Grinslade selected as AAN fellow
    7/11/23

    The School of Nursing faculty member is being recognized by the American Academy of Nursing for her outstanding impact on health and health care.