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1/10/18

UB researchers have identified a new chemical pathway that helps the brain detect sweet, savory and bitter flavors.

1/10/18

UB’s Department of Library and Information Studies is shifting the focus from managing books to managing information.

1/9/18

Faculty and IT staff are working together to help faculty improve their use of technology.

1/9/18

On the first day of classes in the new home of the Jacobs School, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul had a message for medical students.

1/9/18

The annual ceremony honoring UB's first chancellor took a different tack, focusing on aspects of his legacy that “we’re less proud of.”

1/8/18

UB received a shoutout in the State of the State address for the key role it is playing in the advancement of autonomous vehicles.

1/5/18

The UB faculty member is a leading authority on the study of light, including its uses in medicine.

1/5/18

UB researchers have found that in many cases of large vessel occlusion, the use of a stent retriever may not always be necessary.

1/4/18

Scientists from UB and Cal State Northridge found coral reefs off St. John suffered severe damage from hurricanes Irma and Maria.

1/4/18

A workshop co-organized by UB brought academia and industry to Buffalo to prototype environmentally responsive façades.

1/4/18

President Satish K. Tripathi also supports the governor’s call for passage of the New York State DREAM Act.

1/3/18

UB staffer Melanie Bunch is continuing her late cousin's legacy by encouraging kids to read every day.

First day, new home

After a few weeks off for the holidays, 180 first-year medical students returned to classes on Jan. 8 in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences' new state-of-the-art home on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

Published January 16, 2018

Heart-safe medicine

UB spinoff Cytocybernetics, led by faculty members Glenna Bett and Randall Rasmusson, is advancing technology to test how new pharmaceuticals affect the heart's electrical activity. Read the fiull story

1/18/18

If you can't beat them, join them. Some sophomores test the old adage with a rousing game of football in Kunz Field on the North Campus on another snowy day in Western New York. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki