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

6/20/14

The University at Buffalo’s Prosperity Scholarship program welcomes its newest class of young, promising scholars, the biggest selection of students in the scholarship’s history and the program’s latest statement claiming many of Western New York’s best and brightest students as its own.

6/20/14

The Council on Social Work Education – the nation’s most respected social work education organization – has honored University at Buffalo School of Social Work Dean Emeritus Lawrence Shulman with its Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award.

6/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo are turning to an old class of antibiotics to fight new superbugs resistant to modern medicine.
6/12/14

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of Ophthalmology in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the board of trustees of the world’s largest eye research society, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

6/10/14

Elad I. Levy, MD, professor and chair of neurosurgery at the University at Buffalo, has been named editor of the endovascular section for Neurosurgery, the official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

6/4/14

The University at Buffalo has awarded Presidential Scholarships to 22 students, a distinction reserved for the top 1 percent of students in each new freshman class. The scholarship covers full tuition, fees, housing, board and books for four years of undergraduate study.

6/2/14

Three more University at Buffalo faculty members have been appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

6/2/14
BUFFALO, N.Y – David Kofke, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
5/22/14

Robert G. Shibley, dean of the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning, is being recognized by the American Institute Architects New York State for his design influence on public architecture across the state.

5/22/14

Two University at Buffalo architecture faculty members have won internationally prominent lifetime achievement awards for their “significant and lasting” contributions to environmental design research, practice and teaching.