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Awards

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

4/15/15

The 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence takes place April 16.

4/13/15

Deborah Waldrop, a professor in the UB School of Social Work, received a prestigious Award of Excellence in Research from the Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network  at the organization’s annual General Assembly in Philadelphia.

4/10/15

Five finalists will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition at UB on April 15.

4/7/15

The award winners - from the Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany areas - were chosen from a nationwide pool of 1,206 students.

4/7/15

Ninety seconds is all that will stand between 100 students and the first steps toward turning their business ideas into a reality.

4/7/15

A team of four first-year MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management have won the annual Whitman Case Competition on March 27 at Syracuse University.

4/2/15

Luis Colón has nurtured minority enrollment in UB’s chemistry PhD program, with graduates landing top jobs.

3/31/15

Sean Kaczmarek, the youngest person ever elected to the Cheektowaga-Sloan Board of Education and a tireless advocate for equitable public education, is the University at Buffalo’s finalist for the national Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

3/26/15

A UB graduate student is studying crested black macaques with a grant from the Leakey Foundation, which has backed the work of primatologists like Jane Goodall.

3/20/15

Among the 236,000 University at Buffalo alumni around the world, only a select few are recognized by the University at Buffalo Alumni Association (UBAA) each year. This year, honorees include Venkat Panchapakesan (MS ’90), head of engineering for YouTube, and Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle (BS ’81), commander of the Navy Medicine Education and Training Command at Fort Sam Houston.