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Profiles

  • 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.

  • Mauck practices what he preaches
    7/22/22

    UB's director of athletic bands also brings high standards to his other gig as a trombonist for a Chicago tribute band.

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.

  • Acapulco prepared for quakes — but not Otis
    11/10/23

    UB engineer Michel Bruneau says the field should consider the consequences of extreme events, not just the odds that they will occur.

  • How your brain stores and retrieves words
    11/8/23

    UB faculty member Nichol Castro says the words you use and the mental dictionary you have are part of what make you and your voice unique.

  • UB expert weighs in on legal cannabis
    11/7/23

    R. Lorraine Collins talks about her work on the subject and why she's an advocate for legalization in the latest edition of the Driven to Discover podcast.

  • ‘Holiday hammock’ defines seasonal shopping
    11/6/23

    UB retail experts say the trend can put shoppers over budget and more items in landfills.

  • 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. 

Questions & Answers

  • Hip-hop and the presidency
    4/29/24

    UB scholar Bakari Kitwana talks about the link between the most powerful American cultural force of the past 50 years and the most powerful position on the planet.

  • Meet Kim Beaty
    4/25/24

    UB's new chief of police brings years of law enforcement experience to the university. 

  • Meet Alissa Ujie Diamond
    4/23/24

    The new urban planning professor centers her work on justice and equity.

  • DEI has been Seval Yildirim's life’s work
    4/15/24

    UB's new vice provost for inclusive excellence has been advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion long before it was ever a phrase.

  • Apple’s antitrust woes
    4/5/24

    The tech company defeated a consumer antitrust case, but the ruling is “hardly the end” of its antitrust woes, UB legal scholar Christine Bartholomew says.

Awards & Recognition

  • Arany receives dental laser research award
    5/30/23

    The T. H. Maiman Award from the Academy of Laser Dentistry recognizes the UB oral biologist for his work on photobiomodulation.

  • Fliesler receives LSU honor for second time
    5/23/23

    The Chancellor’s Award Lecture in Neuroscience and Ophthalmology recognizes the UB faculty member's major discoveries in the field.

  • Three named SUNY Distinguished Professors
    5/18/23

    UB faculty members Xiufeng Liu, Thomas Thundat and Robert Zivadinov have been promoted to the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

  • Popescu recipient of highly competitive NINDS award
    5/11/23

    The UB biochemist is the first SUNY recipient of the R35 award, which provides funding for research that breaks new ground or extends discoveries.

  • C.R. Rao awarded International Prize in Statistics
    5/8/23

    A member of the UB faculty since 2010, Rao is the recipient of an honor that is considered the Nobel Prize for the field of statistics.