5/1/18

Stories by the Buffalo News, Associated Press and WIVB-TV report UB has launched “Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB” with a goal of raising $650 million, the largest fundraiser in the history of UB as well as of the SUNY system.

5/7/18

Vox interviewed UB's Susan Cahn about why Boston Marathon organizers initially planned to not award prize money to three women women who finished among the top 15 runners.

5/10/18

An editorial in the Buffalo News calls UB’s $650 million Boldly Buffalo fundraising campaign crucial to the mission of the university, and notes it has been billed by President Satish K. Tripathi as a way to “amplify UB’s mission of transforming ambitious dedicated students into thoughtful leaders and change-makers.”

5/14/18

BBC News reports on a low-cost chemical sensing chip developed by UB engineer Qiaoqiang Gan that could test people for cocaine as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol. 

5/16/18

PBS NewsHour quotes geologist Tracy Gregg about Kilauea’s eruption and the clues it may offer about what volcanoes and life might exist on other worlds.

5/17/18

The Wall Street Journal quotes UB researcher Lynn Kozlowski about the backlash caused by the success of an e-cigarette called JUUL over its appeal to teens quotes.

5/18/18

The Washington Post reports on a new study by engineer Jun Zhuang that showed that during disasters, active Twitter users are likely to spread false news.

5/21/18

Vice interviews history professor David Herzberg on how wealthy people are able to get a prescription to engage in what would otherwise be labeled recreational drug use.

5/23/18

NPR story on a new study that analyzes the costs of treating torture victims and the economic advantages of helping suffering refugees recover interviews UB researcher Kim Griswold.

5/25/18

CNN article about findings that younger American women are more likely to develop lung cancer than men interviews Gary Giovino, professor and chair of community health and health professions.

5/28/18

Salon and other news outlets published an article by UB professor of geography Peter Rogerson that explored the United States’ aging population through three maps.

5/30/18

NBC News interviewed UB nanotechnology expert Mark Swihart about a “tiny house” (it’s smaller than the width of a human hair) built by a team of French scientists.

5/31/18

The Christian Science Monitor quoted UB pop culture expert David Schmid on ABC’s decision to cancel “Roseanne” after her racist tweets toward Valerie Jarrett.

5/31/18

The New York Times reported that UB research is shedding light on how early humans may have first populated the Americas. The article quoutes geology professor Jason Briner, who led the work.