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Just a little bit of bragging about our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

  • Haitham Alkhateeb (Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies), professor, was named Advisor of the Year at the 2015 Eubie Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes Alkhateeb's dedication to working with UB's Muslim Student Association to provide them with support, guidance and leadership.
  • Abby Ferretti, M.F.A. ’12 (Klein Family School of Communications Design), alumna of the Integrated Design program, was named to The Daily Record’s list of 20 In Their Twenties. According to the website, the list honors Maryland’s up-and-comers under 30 chosen on the basis of professional accomplishment, civic involvement and impact of achievement. The program celebrates those whose creativity and spirit are already contributing to a new energy in Maryland.

  • Michael Frederick (Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences), assistant professor, was named Editor-in-Chief of EvoS Journal , the peer-reviewed journal of The Evolutionary Studies Consortium.  EvoS Journal promotes the education of evolutionary theory in colleges and universities.

  • Courtney Gasser (Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences), associate professor, has been selected to be a member of the Editorial Board for The Professional Counselor , the peer-reviewed journal of the National Board of Certified Counselors.
  • Steve Matanle (Klein Family School of Communications Design), associate professor, was awarded a Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) 2015 Individual Artist Award for playwriting. Matanle will receive a grant for $3,000 to honor his achievement and support further advancement in his career.

  • Julie Simon (Klein Family School of Communications Design), associate professor, won this year's University System of Maryland Foundation (USMF) Annual Report cover competition. Her image, "Carnival: 9:29:09" will be featured on this year's USMF annual report cover.

  • Greg Walsh (Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies), assistant professor, was awarded a $42,000 Google Faculty Research Award to support his intergenerational design team, KidsteamUB.