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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.

  • A look at ‘Back to Basics’ plan for literacy
    1/12/24

    GSE researcher John Strong shares his insights on Gov. Kathy Hochul's proposal to address the decline in literacy in NYS.

  • Increasing lung cancer screening
    12/15/23

    A study funded by the CTSI Pilot Study program aims to increase screening in urban primary care settings.

  • Going green during the holidays
    11/30/23

    UB researcher Kacey Stewart offers some tips for living a sustainable, healthy life this holiday season.

  • 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.

Questions & Answers

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

Awards & Recognition

  • 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.

  • Three named SUNY Distinguished Professors
    5/18/23

    UB faculty members Xiufeng Liu, Thomas Thundat and Robert Zivadinov have been promoted to the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

  • Popescu recipient of highly competitive NINDS award
    5/11/23

    The UB biochemist is the first SUNY recipient of the R35 award, which provides funding for research that breaks new ground or extends discoveries.

  • C.R. Rao awarded International Prize in Statistics
    5/8/23

    A member of the UB faculty since 2010, Rao is the recipient of an honor that is considered the Nobel Prize for the field of statistics.

  • UB’s high-stepper shows how it’s done
    5/5/23

    CAS academic adviser Joe Syracuse took first place in this year's Step Challenge, recording more than 1.6 million steps during the month of April.