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COVID-19 UPDATES • 5/12/2022
The adjunct professor of practice in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has played, and continues to play, many roles.
As director of international alumni engagement, Wei Loon Leong keeps track of 11 alumni chapters around the globe.
Mame-Fatou Niang, a visiting scholar studying Blackness in contemporary France, is teaching a seminar this semester as the Melodia E. Jones Endowed Chair.
The first task for UB's new assistant vice provost and director of education abroad is to relaunch study abroad programs after the pandemic pause.
The SUNY Distinguished Professor and noted scholar on tobacco use plans to lecture and teach an occasional class.
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.
Law professor Lucinda Finley says the draft Supreme Court ruling that would overturn the right to abortion puts other rights at risk as well.
UB political scientist Jacob Neiheisel says that unless the situation improves soon, Democrats should expect losses in the 2022, 2024 elections.
UB political scientist Elena McLean says severe sanctions can rival military conflict in the scale of economic and human costs they can generate.
With personal connections to the war in Ukraine, management dean Paul Tesluk finds hope in the leadership of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
UB experts Timothy Murphy and Teresa Quattrin talk about the importance of booster shots and vaccinations for children ages 5-11.
UB infectious disease expert Thomas Russo talks to UBNow about the FDA’s recent approval of a fourth COVID-19 shot.
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Janet Morrow talks about her journey to become co-founder and chief science officer of Ferric Contrast Inc.
UB’s executive chef talks with UBNow about the menu at One World Café and what diners should expect when food service begins in late spring.
UB infectious disease expert Thomas Russon answers some questions about the importance of getting a COVID-19 booster shot as the spring semester gets underway.
Chemistry PhD graduates Jesús M. Velázquez and Luisa Whittaker-Brooks talk with UBNow about their careers and look back on their time at UB.
The award recognizes the UB faculty member as a leader in pharmaceutical and clinical sciences, pharmacy practice, and social and administrative sciences.
The SUNY Distinguished Professor is being recognized for his contributions to tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
Chris Cohan, David Murray and Todd Sage were recognized as exemplary online educators.
The UB urban planner has been appointed to the 400 Years of African-American History Commission by Gov. Kathy Hochul.
The UB architect was awarded the James William Kideney Award, the highest honor given to a member of the American Institute of Architects NYS.