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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.

  • Harm reduction historic shift in illegal drug policies
    10/21/22

    UB historian David Herzberg says the new approach could save thousands of lives if political opposition doesn’t derail it.

     

  • Explaining Nobel Prize-winning chemistry techniques
    10/11/22

    UB chemistry PhD candidate Heyang "Peter" Zhang discusses how the techniques used by the 2022 recipients are transforming the field.

  • How to discuss school anxiety, violence, bullying with kids
    9/21/22

    Amanda Nickerson, director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, offers some strategies for parents when handling these sensitive topics.

  • UB astrophysicist explains wormholes
    8/29/22

    Dejan Stojkovic says a wormhole is like a tunnel between two distant points in our universe that cuts the travel time from one point to the other.

  • Donating to aid abortions is First Amendment right
    6/30/22

    Law professor Lucinda Finley says donating to funds — even where helping women get abortions is illegal — is protected by Supreme Court precedents.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Why do women develop cerebral aneurysms at higher rate than men?
    10/3/23

    Neurosurgeon Rosalind Lai has received a Young Investigator Grant to study the reasons behind this phenomenon.

  • Moore receives career achievement award
    9/26/23

    The Morris Janowitz award recognizes senior scholars whose careers have demonstrated excellence in the field of military sociology.

  • Leonard named to board of NIAAA consortium
    9/19/23

    The director of UB’s CRIA will join the Program Advisory Board of the National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescent-Adulthood.

  • UB researcher receives ASHA award
    9/1/23

    Faculty member Nichol Castro is being recognized for her work focusing on word retrieval in aging adults and adults with language impairments.

  • Dandona receives lifetime achievement award
    8/23/23

    The UB endocrinologist was recently honored by the Androgen Society for his work on low testosterone, diabetes and obesity.