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Awards

News about awards and recognition earned by UB and members of our community.

4/18/14

Two business ideas for smartphone apps took first place and a prize of $1,000 each in the University at Buffalo’s second annual Elevator Pitch Competition, held April 16 in the Student Union Theater on UB’s North Campus.

4/18/14

University at Buffalo students and faculty will gather on April 23 to recognize the scholarly, research and creative achievements of the university’s students at the 10th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

4/16/14

Deborah Reed-Danahay, PhD, of Buffalo, professor of anthropology at the University at Buffalo, has received a 2014 summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of Research Programs to complete the draft manuscript of her fifth book.

4/15/14

Carla Mazzio, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University at Buffalo Department of English, has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2014-15 for her book-in-progress, “The Trouble With Numbers: The Drama of Mathematics in the Age of Shakespeare.”

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.

Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia, two young men, standing in front of a metal wall
4/4/14

The Architizer A+ Awards competition in which UB architects competed attracts entries from dozens of countries.

4/3/14

Four UB students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for their plan to manufacture an invention that removes problematic vibrations in high-precision devices.

4/1/14

Multiple award-winning Harold Rosenbaum, associate professor of music and director of choruses at the University at Buffalo, is the recipient of Columbia University’s 2014 Ditson Conductors Award, the oldest continuing award honoring conductors for distinguished contributions to American music.

3/28/14

Sean Bearden and Nigel Michki, UB physics majors, will receive the prestigious national honor, which is granted through a program established by the U.S. Congress.