News and views for UB faculty and staff
COVID-19 UPDATES • 10/23/2020
For UB librarian Cindi Tysick, helping students shape their digital identity and elevate their information literacy skills is all about giving them hope during these difficult times.
UB historian Lillian S. Williams’ research on the early 20th-century activist has spanned four decades and two continents.
When she’s not at the clinic, Student Health Services nurse practitioner Theresa Betz can be found at her sewing machine.
While volunteering in New York City, UB addiction medicine physician Tildabeth Doscher sees its effects up close
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.
These agents can stimulate the immune system to “take another look” at a foreign body.
The public health crisis has intensified, rather than created, a festering national housing issue, says UB social work researcher Kelly Patterson.
Communication professor Melanie Green says social media and linking political parties to morality and identity have made maintaining friendships challenging.
UB geographer Yingjie Hu says that if privacy is ensured, the data can be used for many applications that benefit society, like disaster response and public health.
Architecture professor Korydon Smith talks about the partnership to develop a DIY fabric mask that is not only protective, but affordable and scalable.
Law professor Mark Bartholomew talks about contact tracing, which may become routine as we move from shelter-in-place to a less-restricted life.
UB political scientist Jacob Neiheisel says the voting booth still serves a vital purpose, despite technological advancements and alternative voting.
Joann Sands, an expert in disaster preparedness and response, talks about the importance of nurses in managing a health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
UB professor Matt Kenyon’s “Tide” and “Cloud” were part of the launch of the TED Talks-affiliated “Countdown” global initiative on climate change.
The dean of undergraduate education and engineering professor was recognized by HFE WOMAN.
Colleagues and former students turn out for multiple virtual symposiums and Zoom sessions to celebrate the statistics pioneer and UB research professor.
The designation by the International Pharmaceutical Federation recognizes the SUNY Distinguished Professor for international leadership in the field.