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Profiles

  • Feeding the birds and bunnies at the SPCA
    7/15/22

    UB dental school staffer Eileen McIlhagga takes care of the tiniest animals as a volunteer with the agency’s Wildlife Department.

  • Ohtake named Catherine Worthingham Fellow
    7/12/22

    Patricia Ohtake is the only UB faculty member to receive the honor from the American Physical Therapy Association.

  • New roles for Sudit, Rabideau
    7/12/22

    The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced new leadership changes that took effect July 1, with Moises Sudit and Alan Rabideau assuming new positions.

  • The nose knows
    7/8/22

    UPD inspector DJ Rehberg spends his summer hours taking part in the sport of “nose work.”  

  • Breaking down barriers for women in the Middle East
    6/28/22

    UB PhD alumna and Fulbright scholar Naila Sahar returns to teach and conduct research at UB as an AAUW Postdoctoral International Fellow.

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.

  • Reclassification of cannabis
    5/8/24

    UB experts weigh in on the DEA's move to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I to a Schedule III substance.

  • Happier neighborhoods start in the front yard
    4/17/24

    A UB study of the Elmwood Village found that the livelier and more open the front yard, the more content and connected the resident.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Questions & Answers

  • 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.

  • Rethinking the rights of the deceased
    1/25/24

    As AI brings dead celebrities back to life, UB law professor Mark Bartholomew calls for changes in privacy, consumer protection and property laws.

  • Meet Kyla Tompkins
    1/24/24

    The new chair of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies says her field studies topics that impact us every day.

  • Meet Monica Miles
    12/18/23

    The engineering faculty member, hired as part of UB's historic faculty hiring initiative, works with community groups to solve real-life engineering issues.

Awards & Recognition

  • 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.

  • Xiong named IEEE fellow
    3/20/24

    The UB computer scientist was recognized for his contributions to process variation modeling, circuit yield optimization and their applications in industry.