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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.

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4/10/14

UB's fast-paced Elevator Pitch Competition gives students 90 seconds to present business ideas to judges, with no visual aids allowed.

4/9/14

It may be news to some foreign policy analysts and democracy advocates on the right and the left, but there is now concrete evidence that, repeatedly over the last 200 years, nations have moved toward democracy not for the reasons assumed for many decades (literacy levels, foreign aid, degree of national development) but because of strong networks between non-democratic states and their democratic neighbors.

4/9/14

UB TCIE is offering a new, one-day seminar called Strategic Project Selection that helps professionals develop a practical, interactive approach to selecting and launching an improvement project that won’t fizzle before it’s completed.

4/9/14

Three University at Buffalo students presented original research to State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, New York Senator Michael Ranzenhofer and other elected officials on April 1 in Albany.