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11/20/14

First responders are working endless shifts, not getting home to care for their families, sleeping at the barracks and eating whatever they can find,” says UB expert John Violanti.  

David Schmid
11/20/14

The use of the Dickens term is not necessarily inappropriate for the current state of affairs, says David Schmid, a UB associate professor of English.

11/20/14

Anne B. Curtis, UB chair of medicine, says shoveling and snowblowing both carry risks after severe storms.

a spotlight illuminates a small, 3-D building on a map as a user touches it
11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/18/14

Tonight’s appearance by political satirist John Oliver as part of the University at Buffalo’s Distinguished Speakers Series has been postponed until Dec. 3 due to winter severe weather conditions and travel restrictions that continue to affect the region.

11/17/14

Josh Kinsler, assistant professor of economics at the University of Rochester, will discuss his study, “Distorted Beliefs and Parental Investment in Children,” as part of the University at Buffalo Department of Economics’ seminar series on Friday, Nov. 21, at 3:30 p.m. in 444 Fronczak Hall on the UB North Campus.

11/17/14

More than 8,000 international students in WNY — 6,504 at UB — contributed over $194 million to the economy.

Diva Wilson (L) and Jill Sperazza in PS 17
11/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y.— As the Great American Smokeout gets adult smokers thinking about quitting this week, hundreds of elementary school children will learn from University at Buffalo medical students about why they should never start smoking, thanks to a  national tobacco-free education program called Tar Wars.
11/17/14

UB engineering student helps develop Bluesmart, a self-weighing, auto-locking, gadget-filled suitcase

11/17/14

University at Buffalo senior Michael Kwame Twum knows firsthand how his university can change his life. He landed three coveted internships, beating out others with more traditional qualifications, all because of his contacts with UB’s Office of Career Services.