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News about upcoming UB events that may be of interest to the media.


Alexander N. Cartwright, vice president for research and economic development at the University at Buffalo, will discuss science, economic development and public policy with other higher education leaders and national media on Wednesday, July 9, in Washington, D.C.


A dozen high school students are getting a crash course on how the information age is improving healthcare and helping Buffalo develop a world-class medical corridor.


The Supreme Court’s decision to allow Hobby Lobby to refuse to provide contraceptive coverage for employees in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores does not broadly threaten the fundamental principle of essential health benefits in the Affordable Care Act, says Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 


The University at Buffalo will dedicate its new Educational Opportunity Center facility in the name of former New York State Assembly Deputy Speaker Arthur O. Eve at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 30, at the center at 555 Ellicott St. in downtown Buffalo.


Two professors of Native American studies at the University at Buffalo are available to take press calls regarding the U.S. Patent Office canceling six trademarks belonging to the Washington Redskins football team, saying they are offensive to Native Americans.


Whether it is the 16-year-old girl from Eritrea who hid under a burlap bag while riding to safety with her mother on a camel or the Burmese teenager using her newfound language skills to fight through adolescent hepatitis, the Buffalo Partnership Project is about personal stories of academic success for refugee children who have endured what their teachers call “frightening, heartbreaking” adversity.


LGBT at UB is the latest addition to UB Libraries' growing digital collection.


Some 5,500 students are candidates to receive degrees this year as the University at Buffalo holds its 168th general commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 18, in Alumni Arena on the UB North Campus.


Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will speak at the 2014 commencement ceremony for the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP).


The University at Buffalo will hold “Pathways to Careers in the Medical Sector,” a job opportunity and training forum, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14, in UB’s Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., adjacent to the UB Gateway Building in downtown Buffalo.