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  1. UB moves up in U.S. News rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | UB Reporter

    For the second successive year, UB has achieved an all-time high ranking among the nation's best public and national universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. UB is rated among the "top 50" public universities in the nation for the fifth straight year, improving three spots to No.


  2. 'Love, Robot' garnering awards, rave reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | UB Reporter

    Margaret Rhee, visiting assistant professor of media study, has been nominated for the Science Fiction Poetry Association's 2018 Elgin Award for her book "Love, Robot," a collection of poems that explores a world in which robots and humans fall in and out of love. Robots have played a part in Rhee's work, both academic and poetic, since she attended the University of California, Berkeley, in 2009 to study ethnic studies, new media studies and poetics.


  3. Personal experience key to mentoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | UB Reporter

    A native of Germany - he received his PhD in archaeology from the University of the Saarland in SaarbruIScken - Biehl was a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley, in the late 1990s, and has taught at the universities of Halle, Freiburg, Paris and Cambridge. "I know how much mentoring matters at the start of an academic career, particularly for international postdocs, and how that attention can define your outlook and career," says Biehl, professor of anthropology and associate dean for international education and enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences.


  4. Falkenstein work on view May 6Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | UB Reporter

    "Claire Falkenstein: Time Elements," an exhibition exploring the experimental, yet enduring work of American artist Claire Falkenstein, will be on view in the UB Anderson Gallery May 6 through July 29. Curated by UB Art Galleries Acting Director Robert Scalise, the exhibition features a variety of the artist's works from the formative years 1956-78 that are part of the UB Art Galleries' permanent collection, along with significant loans from Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC in New York. Primarily known for her sculptures of tangled webs of metal, glass, wood and cloth, Falkenstein was a prolific artist; she explored different materials in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, painting, printmaking and jewelry-making.


  5. Creeley lecture explores contemporary relevance of endangered...Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | UB Reporter

    "If you feel like language has been emptied out by social media, then this is an opportunity to hear how we might reinvigorate language by activating the potentials of a previously unexamined past." Lisa Robertson, an internationally renowned Canadian poet, feminist and essayist, will be the featured speaker for UB's third annual Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics at 5:45 p.m. April 12 in the fourth floor auditorium of Hayes Hall on the UB South Campus.


  6. Sanitation improves health but not stunted growth in Bangladesh trialRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | UB Reporter

    A UB epidemiologist is among the contributors to a study showing that improving water, sanitation and hygiene in poor regions of Bangladesh helped overall health, but contrary to expectations, did not improve children's growth and development. Despite mounting research over the past decade linking poor sanitation to stunted growth in children, the Stanford-led study found that children born into housing compounds with improvements in drinking water quality, sanitation and handwashing infrastructure were not measurably taller after two years compared to those born into compounds with more contamination.


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