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12/11/17

The new 628,000-square-foot, eight-story building will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students to downtown Buffalo each day

11/17/17

The late Peter Ayers Nickerson, a beloved UB faculty member who spent nearly 50 years teaching in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has given $4.5 million to the school.

11/15/17

Goal of Localizing Buffalo’s Renewable Energy Future is to create 100 megawatts of renewable energy, mostly in the form of solar power, while revitalizing the region.

11/13/17

Earlier this month, more than 50 administrative offices began the first phase of the move.

10/27/17

More than 100 UB student volunteers will help local residents with community improvement and neighborhood beautification projectson Oct. 28 at part of UB Community Day.

10/18/17

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the UB Research Institute on Addictions.

10/5/17

UB President Satish K. Tripathi will give his sixth State of the University Address on Oct. 6, during which he will review the progress UB has made in the past year.

9/26/17

The Research Institute on Addictions and faculty from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will lead a UB effort to combat the opioid crisis in New York State.

9/19/17

A new study by scientists in UB’s Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.

9/18/17
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Take the escalator from the train tracks into Buffalo’s new Allen-Medical Metro Rail station and you’ll see them as you ascend: gigantic appendages of explosively bright color, like the limbs of some outsized metallic cephalopod.