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Profiles

  • 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.

  • Wheels up!
    6/24/22

    Jacobs School staff member and former roller derby queen Midori Ohtake spends her Summer Hours pursuing her passion for skating at local parks.

  • Crafting jewelry to showcase powerful women
    6/17/22

    GSE staffer Renad Aref is using her Summer Hours to turn two of her childhood hobbies — coin-collecting and jewelry-making — into a growing business.

  • Academic advisor ‘roots’ for the environment
    5/13/22

    Jane Sinclair-Piegza and her husband have turned a forlorn piece of earth into a healthy forest of native trees and shrubs where wildlife flourishes.

  • Helping people worldwide with better design
    4/21/22

    UB faculty member Korydon Smith creates design solutions for marginalized people around the world.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Awards & Recognition

  • Statistics association honors Lili Tian
    7/17/24

    The UB faculty member has been elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association for her contributions to the field.

  • Wysocki named to ‘Women of Influence’ list
    7/16/24

    Buffalo Business First selected UB's nursing dean as the winner of the Inspiration category.

  • SUNY honors Sturman
    6/6/24

    The instructional designer in the School of Social Work received the FACT2 Award for Excellence in Instructional Support.

  • 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.