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L. Nelson Hopkins, who has transformed the way the medical field thinks about and treats cerebrovascular disorders, will be awarded theNorton Medal, UB’s highest honor, during the 2019 commencement ceremonies being held May 3-19.


New degree and certificate programs are coming to the UB College of Arts and Sciences. UB’s Department of Jewish Thought will soon launch its master’s program; the Sociology department now has a bachelor’s degree in criminology; and an Advanced Certificate in Sustainability is offered through the Graduate Interdisciplinary Degree Program.


Corporate partners will work to implement viable student proposals for reducing their carbon footprint.


Peggy O’Brien, founding director of education at the Folger Shakespeare Library and an international expert on the teaching of Shakespeare, will present a workshop at UB on April 26 as part of the UB English department’s contribution to the campus-wide Discovery Week.


Students will learn to use computer modeling and simulation to solve important problems in science and engineering.


UB has been selected  to host nearly 100 Fulbright Foreign Students from around the world in late April for a three-day Fulbright Enrichment Seminar titled “Combating Addiction and Addressing the Opioid Crisis.”


Condoleezza Rice, the 66th secretary of state under former President George W. Bush, will speak at UB  on April 17 in Alumni Arena to close out the 2018-19 UB Distinguished Speakers Series.


The potential for clinical partnerships and meaningful research to expand nursing’s impact on patient care will take center stage as the focus of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 7th Annual Research Day and 22nd Annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture.


Three UB faculty members – Anthony Campagnari, Gary Giovino and John Richard – have been named State University of New York Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.


The University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences has partnered with the University of the West Indies to launch several research centers and networks to advance the study of infectious and non-infectious diseases in the Caribbean.