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4/18/17

Mark J. Czarnecki, former vice chairman of the UB Council and president and COO of M&T Bank, will be awarded the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal posthumously during the School of Management’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 20.

4/17/17

Hot and dry weather after wildfires leads to decreased plant diversity, a concern for California and other areas, study finds.

4/17/17

Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage that might otherwise be detected by more challenging behavioral tests, according to the findings of a UB-led study.

4/17/17

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Nancy Wells, UB’s vice president for philanthropy and alumni relations, and Robin Shulze, dean of the UB College of Arts and Sciences, will be among those participating in this year’s Emily Dickinson Community Marathon Reading on April 22.

4/17/17

Students from Buffalo City Honors School and Fredonia High School came out on top in this year's MoneySKILL Mania competition, which tests everyday financial concepts.

4/14/17

Franklin Odo, founding director of the Asian Pacific American Center in the Smithsonian Institution, will deliver the keynote address at the UB symposium, Humanities Beyond the Academy, on April 22.

4/14/17

UB physicist helps prove that strongly nonlinear systems can reach equilibrium after all.

4/13/17

Dympna Callaghan, past president of the Shakespeare Association of America, will deliver the keynote lecture as part of UB’s “Returns from the Folger: A Celebration of its 25th Anniversary of Membership in the Folger Institute” to be held April 20.

4/13/17

A team led by a UB doctoral student took first place in UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for a technology that generates hydrogen gas from water.

4/13/17

Cultural critic Roxane Gay, author of the New York Times bestselling collection of essays “Bad Feminist,” will speak  on April 13 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus, as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.