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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.

  • Increasing lung cancer screening
    12/15/23

    A study funded by the CTSI Pilot Study program aims to increase screening in urban primary care settings.

  • Going green during the holidays
    11/30/23

    UB researcher Kacey Stewart offers some tips for living a sustainable, healthy life this holiday season.

  • The threat of deepfakes
    11/21/23

    UB AI expert David Doermann warned lawmakers about the dangers of deepfakes and other synthetic media during recent testimony on Capitol Hill.

  • 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.

Questions & Answers

  • 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.

  • 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.

Awards & Recognition