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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.

  • Ozempic ‘important moment’ for weight management
    6/21/23

    UB expert Katherine Balantekin says that while anti-obesity drugs are helpful, they are best used as adjuncts to behavioral obesity management.

  • S. Todd Brown named interim law school dean
    6/16/23

    A UB faculty member since 2009, Brown is an expert on bankruptcy trusts, chapter 11, complex litigation and mass torts.

  • Secret to maintaining heart health simpler than you think
    2/14/23

    Epidemiologist Michael LaMonte offers tips on how to maintain a healthy heart, including how everyday activities count toward hitting health goals.

  • 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.

Questions & Answers

  • 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.

  • Rethinking the rights of the deceased
    1/25/24

    As AI brings dead celebrities back to life, UB law professor Mark Bartholomew calls for changes in privacy, consumer protection and property laws.

Awards & Recognition

  • 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.

  • Freudenheim named fellow of American Society for Nutrition
    6/9/23

    The UB scientist has focused her work on factors related to breast cancer epidemiology, including the role of nutrition during the life course.

  • Arany receives dental laser research award
    5/30/23

    The T. H. Maiman Award from the Academy of Laser Dentistry recognizes the UB oral biologist for his work on photobiomodulation.

  • Fliesler receives LSU honor for second time
    5/23/23

    The Chancellor’s Award Lecture in Neuroscience and Ophthalmology recognizes the UB faculty member's major discoveries in the field.