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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.

  • 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.

  • Most expensive winter storm damage largely preventable
    1/19/24

    While blizzards are inescapable, UB expert Michel Bruneau offers suggestions to help make snowstorms a day off rather than a disaster.

  • ‘Trusted’ UB nurses offer New Year’s resolutions
    1/12/24

    Nursing faculty members suggest ways to achieve happier, healthier living in the new year.

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

  • 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.

  • Freudenheim named fellow of American Society for Nutrition
    6/9/23

    The UB scientist has focused her work on factors related to breast cancer epidemiology, including the role of nutrition during the life course.

  • 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.