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Profiles

  • SPHHP staff member aims to bring joy to others with her art
    7/28/23

    This installment of Out of Office spotlights Jaclyn Levesque, who is taking part in the Lewiston Art Festival for the first time.

  • Bookstore expands conversation on education justice
    6/30/23

    In the inaugural installment of the new Out of Office series, faculty member Corrie Stone-Johnson brings the dialogue to a Buffalo neighborhood.

  • Seth-Cimini advances UB and the Red Cross
    3/2/23

    The senior director of advancement for the Jacobs School is giving her time as a volunteer for the Red Cross.

  • UB scholar-activist bridges the personal and professional
    2/13/23

    Akua O. Gyamerahuses her research on the social inequalities that drive health disparities to fight for a better world. 

  • Scholar-activist looks at campus racial climates
    12/9/22

    GSE professor Stephen Santa-Ramirez works with students about their experiences of belonging — or the lack thereof — on their campuses.

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.

  • Building collapses not unexpected in Turkey-Syria quake
    2/10/23

    UB engineers Andrew Whittaker and Michael Constantinou studied Turkish infrastructure after the 1999 quakes in İzmit and Düzce.

  • Dealing with emotional trauma
    1/26/23

    Three UB experts offer insights on how to cope with the events that have rocked Western New York during the past nine months.

  • Better sleep for a better new year
    1/25/23

    UB sleep medicine specialist Amanda Hassinger offers tips for achieving more quality sleep that may help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions.

  • UB biochemist weighs in on melanoma vaccine
    1/25/23

    Mark O'Brian explains how Moderna's experimental vaccine treats, but doesn't prevent, the aggressive skin cancer.

  • RSV, flu, COVID in kids
    11/29/22

    Infectious disease expert Oscar G. Gómez-Duarte talks with UBNow about the alarming surge in these viruses among kids and what parents can do to keep them healthy.

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