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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD, C-NP, FAAN, the Florence and William Downs Professor in Nursing Research and director of the Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research at New York University will present the annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture at 2 p.m. on March 28 in 114 Wende Hall on UB’s South Campus.

Among the 230,000 University at Buffalo alumni around the world, only a handful are selected annually to receive an award from the UB Alumni Association. This year the honorees include Jeffrey Wigand, who became a whistle blower against the tobacco industry; Jeffrey Umland, who designed the landing gear for the Mars Rover Curiosity; and Janet Litster Rideout, co-inventor of the AIDS treatment AZT.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Whether UB students are seeking full-time jobs or internships, CareerFest 2014 is an important step.

A variety of local viewing parties will give University at Buffalo Bulls football fans the chance to mix familiar chicken wings with the potato theme of the day as fans gather on Famous Idaho Potato Bowl day to cheer for their team and reaffirm their university connection.


All Hail Buffalo Bulls Nation. A network of “watch-parties” stretching from Buffalo to both American coasts will gather at homes and restaurants at kick-off time to cheer on the University at Buffalo’s latest national bowl appearance.


Wei-Loon Leong, a double alumnus of the University at Buffalo, has returned to Buffalo from China eight years after his graduation to be the university’s first director of international alumni relations.


The University at Buffalo is heading to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec. 21, giving the university an opportunity to introduce a national audience to the institution’s athletic, academic and research strengths.

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Sure, it’s gray outside, but that’s no reason to feel grim. In a Thanksgiving video, University at Buffalo students share what has them smiling this holiday season.


A gift  from the Patrick P. Lee Foundation is funding a University at Buffalo scientist’s promising research on the cause of schizophrenia.

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Graduates of the University at Buffalo’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) gave their alma mater a meaningful gift to celebrate its 50th year of service.