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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.

  • 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.

  • Building collapses not unexpected in Turkey-Syria quake
    2/10/23

    UB engineers Andrew Whittaker and Michael Constantinou studied Turkish infrastructure after the 1999 quakes in İzmit and Düzce.

  • Dealing with emotional trauma
    1/26/23

    Three UB experts offer insights on how to cope with the events that have rocked Western New York during the past nine months.

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Awards & Recognition

  • UB pediatrician honored by perinatal bereavement group
    3/22/23

    Praveen K. Chandrasekharan is being recognized both for his compassion as a clinician and proficiency as a researcher.

  • Kahn named SfAA fellow
    3/16/23

    The UB medical anthropologist has been recognized by the Society for Applied Anthropology.

  • Colón receives RCSA diversity award
    3/7/23

    The UB scientist is one of six recognized by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for research excellence and contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

  • Bowen recognized as a SSWR fellow
    2/27/23

    The UB School of Social Work researcher has been honored for her accomplishments and leadership on issues of social work practice and policy.

  • Jacobs School researchers capture ASPIRE challenge
    2/24/23

    The winning research project in the prestigious competition focuses on helping to solve the opioid crisis in the U.S.