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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.

  • 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

  • Meet Alissa Ujie Diamond
    4/23/24

    The new urban planning professor centers her work on justice and equity.

  • DEI has been Seval Yildirim's life’s work
    4/15/24

    UB's new vice provost for inclusive excellence has been advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion long before it was ever a phrase.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

Awards & Recognition

  • 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.

  • Nouh named fellow of ASME
    4/15/24

    The UB engineer is being recognized for his distinguished research contributions to the mechanical engineering field and dedicated service to the society.

  • Dubocovich receives ACTS diversity award
    4/8/24

    The UB faculty member is the recipient of the 2024 Award for Contributing to the Diversity and Inclusiveness of the Translational Workforce.