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4/14/14

Making alcohol treatment more efficient and effective is the long-term goal of a $2.7 million grant to the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA). 

4/14/14

Mary McVee, whose work in the University at Buffalo’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) has earned praise and publicity from educational experts as well as mainstream media, has received the Division K Mid-Career Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national honor recognizing an outstanding researcher in the intermediate stage of her career.

4/14/14

Individuals looking to improve their financial futures can learn basic saving and investment concepts at the next Smart Business Practices seminar hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association (SOMAA) from noon to 1:30 p.m. on April 24 in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.

4/14/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo native and University at Buffalo alumna Diana L. Hayes, JD, PhD, the first African-American woman to earn a pontifical doctorate in sacred theology, the highest theological degree in the pontifical university system of the Catholic Church, will inaugurate the new “Women Wisdom” lecture series sponsored by the University at Buffalo Newman Center, of the UB Campus Ministry Association.

4/14/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Hal Langfur, PhD, associate professor of history at the University at Buffalo, has published for more than a decade on indigenous Brazilian groups faced with colonization and armed subjugation by the Portuguese, as well as on the mythologies that grew up around their cultures.

4/11/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A seven-ton magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner that will make possible groundbreaking research into multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other diseases, will be hoisted by a crane seven stories and delivered into the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Research Center on Saturday, April 12.

4/11/14

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, in which an estimated 800,000 people lost their lives over 100 days beginning in April 1994. To commemorate this anniversary and honor the memory of Alison L. Des Forges, an internationally known historian and human rights activist, the University at Buffalo will present two events on April 24.

4/11/14

The public does not realize — in fact, police themselves may not realize — that the dangers police officers are exposed to on a daily basis are far worse than anything on “Law and Order.”

4/10/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – City-wide Science Week concludes its successful week of science and technology consciousness-raising Friday, April 11, with students demonstrating their wind tunnel and shake table projects and an inspirational speech by STEM and educational access advocate Shirley Malcolm.

4/10/14

Data Mine, Data Yours: That’s the theme of the next Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, during which artists, performers and a mathematician will discuss the influence of big data on society.