Faculty Achievements

One College, Limitless Achievement

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The College of Arts and Sciences is UB’s largest and most diverse academic community on campus. Globally recognized for our world-class research and led by top scholars in the humanities, arts, sciences, mathematics and social sciences, we offer our students a wide variety of excellent instruction from a body of award-winning faculty. 

Faculty Achievements

  • College faculty, staff receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards
    This year's honorees from the College are Kate Ferguson, Luis Velarde, Jennifer Read, Erin Hatton, Hao Zeng, Joyce Lacy and Sherry Chemler.
  • Wolcott receives 2022 New Deal Book Award
    Victoria Wolcott, professor of history, has received The Living New Deal’s 2022 New Deal Book Award for her book “Living in the Future: Utopianism and the Long Civil Rights Movement.”
  • Velarde receives MAC Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Success
    Luis Velarde from the Department of Chemistry was named a 2022-2023 recipient of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Success.
  • Moore receives nod for 6888th Monument Project
    Brenda L. Moore received a letter of appreciation from Commander Carlton Philpot, chair and project manager for the 6888th Monument Project. Moore’s book, “To Serve My Country, To Serve My Race: The Story of the Only African American WACs Stationed Overseas during World War II” played a crucial part in Philpot's efforts to honor the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion.
  • Nowicki leads team to Richardson Medal
    Nowicki, Empire Innovation Professor in the Department of Geology, led an international ice sheet modeling team that received the first ever Richardson Medal given to a team from the International Glaciological Society.

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