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News about UB’s graduate education programs and our partnerships with local schools.

2/9/15

The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich.

2/3/15

The University at Buffalo’s Center for Educational Innovation – an organization dedicated to advancing university teaching– welcomes visitors to an open house from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in 212 Capen Hall at UB’s North Campus.

1/26/15

A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.

1/12/15

Online programs offered by the University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing have been named among the best online programs by U.S. News & World Report.

12/22/14

Stephen Dunnett, vice provost for international education, says President Barack Obama’s move to normalize relations with Cuba is unexpected and stunning.

12/12/14

A new collaborative program asking for help from the top local school district administrators and a competitive award leading to more university-local school cooperation are the latest examples of the Graduate School of Education’s commitment to increasing its involvement and “partnerships” with community schools.

12/11/14

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), iSciWNY and Superior Group have partnered with the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMOS) to expose students to the vast array of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in Western New York.

11/17/14

More than 8,000 international students in WNY — 6,504 at UB — contributed over $194 million to the economy.

10/31/14

It was two days before Halloween and just like a classic episode of the cartoon Scooby-Doo, there was a mystery afoot that the gang needed to solve.

10/27/14

The playing field of online courses available to University at Buffalo students just expanded, thanks to Open SUNY+, a SUNY-wide online initiative that adds 56 degree and certificate programs from 17 campuses across the state.