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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Questions & Answers

  • Breaking new ground on Indigenous law
    3/25/24

    Rebecca Chapman, senior assistant law librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library, talks about her work that sheds new light on Native American legal traditions.

  • Viewing the total solar eclipse
    3/20/24

    UB ophthalmologist Andrew Reynolds spoke with UBNow about how to stay safe while viewing this once-in-a-lifetime celestial phenomenon. 

  • Meet D. Michael Applegarth
    3/1/24

    The new Social Work professor looks at the intersection of the criminal legal system and mental health with an eye toward reducing mass incarceration and improving well-being. 

  • 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.

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.