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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.

  • The threat of deepfakes
    11/21/23

    UB AI expert David Doermann warned lawmakers about the dangers of deepfakes and other synthetic media during recent testimony on Capitol Hill.

  • Acapulco prepared for quakes — but not Otis
    11/10/23

    UB engineer Michel Bruneau says the field should consider the consequences of extreme events, not just the odds that they will occur.

  • How your brain stores and retrieves words
    11/8/23

    UB faculty member Nichol Castro says the words you use and the mental dictionary you have are part of what make you and your voice unique.

  • UB expert weighs in on legal cannabis
    11/7/23

    R. Lorraine Collins talks about her work on the subject and why she's an advocate for legalization in the latest edition of the Driven to Discover podcast.

  • ‘Holiday hammock’ defines seasonal shopping
    11/6/23

    UB retail experts say the trend can put shoppers over budget and more items in landfills.

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

  • 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.

  • New faculty member brings exclusive 3M award to UB
    8/18/23

    Luis R. De Jesús Báez is UB’s first recipient of the Non-Tenure Faculty Award that aims to encourage the pursuit of new ideas among tenure-track faculty.

  • Grinslade selected as AAN fellow
    7/11/23

    The School of Nursing faculty member is being recognized by the American Academy of Nursing for her outstanding impact on health and health care.