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


Nine entrepreneurs will graduate from the inaugural Allstate Entrepreneur Support program, which brings business owners together to help transform Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey business district.


Over the summer, more than 50 music educators from across the world traveled to the University at Buffalo to learn how to teach the language of music.

Plato’s Academy North Tonawanda Campus (PANTC) reading group and the UB Department of Philosophy will present their second annual conference, “Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine,” Aug. 1 and 2 at UB.

The University at Buffalo is sponsoring a genetics workshop for 31 high school teachers from area school districts this week to provide them with the new classroom tools needed to teach their students the rich history, complexity and excitement of the world of genetics and genomics.


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.