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


Malcolm Gladwell, a staff writer for the New Yorker since 1996 and author of a number of bestselling books, will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Alumni Arena as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


Former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Alumni Arena on the North Campus as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

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The Regional Summit on Higher Education and Economic Development will feature an interactive discussion session on how academic institutions can help create new jobs and encourage the growth of industry.


The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the corner of Main and High streets on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.


BUFFALO, N.Y. — Students from the University at Buffalo’s new Sustainability Academy will join fellow undergraduates in touring Love Canal, the Buffalo waterfront, Silo City and other locations this Friday to learn about the region’s history of industrial pollution and how the community is turning this legacy around to create a more sustainable Buffalo Niagara.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New York’s premier venture forum, will feature 35 promising young companies in the life sciences, energy, software and other high-tech industries who will pitch to potential investors in 10-minute or one-minute sessions.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo will kick off its 2013-14 Distinguished Speakers Series with a lecture by theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku at 8 p.m. in Alumni Arena on the North Campus.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – More than 1,000 University at Buffalo alumni are expected to celebrate their alma mater on Thursday, Sept. 12, during a function in The Buffalo Pierce-Arrow Transportation Museum on Michigan Avenue. The guests will also be among the first to tour the new Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Filling Station.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – Experts from the University at Buffalo are available for interviews on the continuing crisis in Syria, the conditions that people in the country are experiencing and the political considerations that are contributing to the atrocities.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – On Friday, researchers from The Johns Hopkins University will conduct tests to see how a Southern California earthquake could impact a two-story office building.