News and views for UB faculty and staff
Engineering professor John Atkinson is working to
broaden students’ opportunities to learn about the
As the new director of the Honors College, historian Dalia
Muller aims to build on the college's commitment to civic
engagement and experiential learning.
UB's police chief is retiring on Jan. 25 after a 39-year career
in law enforcement — the last 12 years of which were spent at
UB staffer Melanie Bunch is continuing her late cousin's legacy
by encouraging kids to read every day.
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.
UB geologist Tracy Gregg says each volcano has its own
“personality” and data about its past behavior is key
to forecasting future eruptions.
UB's Charles Lindsey predicts booming sales this holiday season,
with online sales expected to surpass in-store sales for the first
UB psychiatrist Steven L. Dubovsky offers some suggestions for
calming fears and overcoming feelings of helplessness.
James Gardner says dysfunction and corruption make a state
constitutional convention imperative.
UB archaeologist Caroline Funk talks about a recent study that
gives new meaning to the term “social science.”
John Wood talks about concern on campus regarding the Trump
administration's rhetoric on immigration and UB's policies
regarding international students and scholars.
From dodging dog bites to photographing Michael Phelps, UB
staffer Ken Smith spends his nights and weekends volunteering with
Construction on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is moving
along. Jennifer Kuhn, manager of project support, provides an
UB architects Despina Stratigakos and Kelly Hayes McAlonie have
contributed profiles to the Pioneering Women of American
Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis are being honored with
the coveted ‘Emerging Voices’ award.
The director of UB’s RENEW Institute was cited for
advances in materials science and superconducting materials.
The UB English professor is the recipient of the Modern Language
Association's biennial Prize for a Scholarly Edition.