The most volcanically active place on Earth produces eruptions that no human being has ever seen. But Tracy Gregg, an assistant professor of geology at the University at Buffalo, is getting pretty close.
Researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Social Work have received a four-year, $1.4 million federal grant to study maternal influences and behaviors on children when the mothers abuse alcohol.
The decline of the traditional American family, a trend marked by increasing rates of divorce and cohabitation, illustrates the paradoxical nature of Americans' attitude toward marriage and family, says a University at Buffalo sociologist.
Tracy Gregg, an assistant professor of geology at the University at Buffalo, is using a submersible vehicle to dive two miles beneath the surface of the southeastern Pacific Ocean to study undersea volcanic eruptions.
While water fluoridation is controversial in some circles, it’s not a conspiracy or worse, says Michael Easley, associate professor of dental medicine at the University at Buffalo. An specialist on water fluoridation, he is the American D ental Association’s designated spokesman on the issue.
The anonymous donor whose generosity launched the University at Buffalo’s Distinguished Honors Scholars Program in 1995 has given UB an additional $800,000 to fund 15-20 full scholarships for freshmen entering UB this coming fall.
Plant-based fats may cut the risk of prostate cancer by reducing the levels of both testosterone and certain enzymes that metabolize testosterone into more active forms, a new study by University at Buffalo nutrition researchers has shown.
Noted civil rights attorney Leonard Weinglass will discuss the death penalty in America, with special focus on the controversial case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, whose judicial cause is tied to the campaign to abolish the death penalty, during a talk set for Feb. 23.
Yuval Rabin, son of the late Israeli prime minister and head of a major Israeli grass-roots movement dedicated to finding ways to bring peace to the Middle East, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th annual Wasserman Conference, to be held March 21.
Stuart C. Shapiro, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected president and director of Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Incorporated (KR, Inc.).
The University Archives will present "Of Nature and Shelter," a slide lecture and discussion of the gardens and landscapes of Frank Lloyd Wright's prairie houses, at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the University Archives, 420 Capen Hall on the North Campus.
Members of the UB and Buffalo communities will have an opportunity to voice their ideas and concerns regarding the issue of race during "One America: Conversations That Bring Us Together," a formal dialogue on the issue that will be held March 24.
Martin Luther King III, son of the late civil-rights champion, will deliver the keynote address at UB’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 in the Mainstage theatre in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.
Dorothy F. Glass, professor of art history and a distinguished historian of the Italian art of Europe's Middle Ages, has been elected to a three-year term as president of the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA).
Thomas Furlani has been appointed associate director of the Center for Computational Research, where he will oversee daily operations of the center, as well as develop opportunities for partnerships and collaborations in Western New York.
The Department of Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) in the School of Health Related Professions has been rated among the top 15 such departments in the nation in faculty-research productivity by the journal Clinical Laboratory Science.
The Western lifestyle of little exercise, lots of saturated fat, loads of refined sugar and little fiber is a major risk factor for the development of yet another chronic medical condition -- gallstones -- a new University at Buffalo study shows.
College students looking to find quick, simple and cheap ways to spice up their limited menus can visit an online "bistro" created by a recent University at Buffalo graduate who shares his college culinary expertise on his personal Web site.
The University at Buffalo's Center for Hearing and Deafness, one of the world's leading hearing research laboratories, has received a $5.7 million program project grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand studies geared to understanding and treating acquired hearing loss, a condition affecting 28 million people in the United States alone.