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How and why children carry weapons is the subject of a $3.4 million interdisciplinary study led by two UB researchers looking to find ways high-risk children can escape a cycle of violence.


UB wrestler Corey Hollister thought nothing of getting his head hit during a wrestling practice last spring.


The Blackstone Charitable Foundation has announced the largest expansion of its campus entrepreneurship program, Blackstone LaunchPad, to five universities across New York State


UB’s Othman Shibly helped build more than 20 refugee dental clinics and 15 schools in war-torn Syria.


UB’s medical school to be named the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – An anonymous gift to the University at Buffalo Blue and White Fund is honoring Edmond J. Gicewicz, MD, a member of the UB Athletics Hall of Fame and longtime friend and supporter of UB Athletics.

The renowned materials scientist will serve as the Erich Bloch Endowed Chair, a role that will boost advanced manufacturing and biotechnology in Western New York.


A “one-size-fits-all” approach to alcohol treatment is not the best strategy, according to University at Buffalo addiction experts, who have received a $3 million grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.


The rare works of renowned, 20th-century “rock star” poet Dylan Thomas have returned home to the University at Buffalo Poetry Collection.


Casey Rothberg, only the second UB student ever to win the competitive David L. Boren Scholarship, fits the scholarship program’s profile on paper well.