Faculty in the News

Barbara Wejnert, Ph.D. Professor,.

 Professor Barbara Wejnert, Ph.D.

EVS Professor Dr. Barbara Wejnert, participated in a conference on "Women in the 21st Century Environment and Sustainable Development". 

International conference on Wonen in the 21st Century.
Portrait of Holly Buck taken in West Falls, NY in July 2021. Buck is with engineering, Environment and Sustainability. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Assistant Professor Holly Buck

Our city of Buffalo, that rarely reaches 100 degrees, it is now considered a 'climate refuge'. Holly Buck was interviewed by CNN about what makes our city "A safe haven from climate change in the face of global warming threat" (CNN's Chief Climate Correspondent Bill Weir).  

Lourdes Vera.

Assistant Professor Lourdes Vera

In the Buffalo News article "Plastics plant proposal faces heat from opponents at Lockport IDA hearing", Professor Lourdes Vera is cited denouncing the company citing a “peer-reviewed” scientific article that was produced by artificial intelligence as support of the project.
 

Adam Rome.

Professor Adam Rome

Click on the following link to read an article in UB Now about Frederick Law Olmsted.  Professor Adam Rome offers his take on Olmsted's life and legacy in an upcoming Audible Original course.

https://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2022/03/rome-olmsted.html

Climate change leaf.

Click on the following link to learn the actions you can take to combat climate change.  Assistant Professor Susan Clark is quoted several times throughout the article!

https://www.bustle.com/life/what-can-i-do-climate-change-experts

Adam Rome.

Professor Adam Rome

Click on the following link for a Humanities New York interview with Adam Rome about science, climate change, and the environmental movement.

https://humanitiesny.org/how-do-we-talk-about-the-environmental-crisis/

Susan Clark.

Assistant Professor Susan Clark

Click on the following link to read an article in UB Now about UB's venture into carbon offsets by partnering with a green-tech platform, UCapture.  This article features our Assistant Professor, Susan Clark.

http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2021/02/ucapture.html

Holly Buck.

Assistant Professor Holly Buck

Diana Aga.

Professor Diana Aga

Click on the following link to read an article featuring Dr. Diana Aga and her research with legacy pollutants in migrant terns in the Great Lakes Region.

http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2020/10/aga-terns.html

To read the actual research article, please click on the following link:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412020320201

Susan Clark.

Assistant Professor Susan Clark

 

Janet Yang.

Associate Professor Janet Yang

 

Click on the following link to read about a study to improve plastics recycling, featuring our professors on the sub-plan committee, Susan Clark and Janet Yang.

http://www.buffalo.edu/renew/news-and-events/latest-news.host.html/content/shared/university/news/news-center-releases/2020/09/011.detail.html

Nicholas Henshue.

Assiciate Teaching Professor Nicholas Henshue

 

Click on the following link to read about invasive 'jumping' earth worms and their destructive potential featuring our Assiciate Teaching Professor, Dr. Nick Henshue:

https://www.wkbw.com/news/local-news/ub-expert-says-invasive-jumping-earthworms-with-destructive-potential-appearing-in-wny

 

Howard Lasker.

Professor Emeritus Howard Lasker

 

Click on the following link to the UBNow story of coral reefs in the Carribbean featuring, Dr. Howard Lasker:

http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2020/03/lasker-soft-corals.html

 

Adam Rome.

Professor Adam Rome

 

Click on the following link to read about Earth Day and its origins featuring our Professor, Dr. Adam Rome, who wrote a book documenting the first Earth Day 50 years ago:

http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2020/01/rome-earth-day.html