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11/3/08

The University at Buffalo football program is preparing for a primetime and Election Night football game of historic proportions when the Bulls host Miami University Nov. 4 in UB Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m.

11/4/08

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found that fetuses of obese mother rats were programmed in utero to develop obesity in adulthood.

11/4/08

University at Buffalo sociologist Ellen Berrey, Ph.D., and two scholars from Northwestern University, say the excessive emphasis in U.S. law on overt acts of employment discrimination ignores the unintentional bias that permeates workplaces and the organizational practices responsible for much discrimination.

11/6/08

A student who claimed to have been kidnapped and raped on UB's North Campus last year has told University Police that the incident never happened.

11/6/08

William E. Pelham Jr., University at Buffalo Distinguished Professor in the departments of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and one of the leading experts in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), has been named the inaugural recipient of the Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence.

11/7/08

The Invitrogen Foundation headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., has given the University at Buffalo $50,000 to support marketing and outreach efforts for UB's iSci: Career Pathways in the Life Sciences program.

11/7/08

The University at Buffalo will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 17-21 with a variety of events, including a keynote speech by award-winning author Dahr Jamail about his experiences as an unembedded journalist in Iraq.

11/7/08

An international expert on the history of libraries as cultural heritage institutions and the recent violence to that tradition in Iraq will deliver the University at Buffalo's Bobinski Lecture Nov. 10 in the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.

11/11/08

Although no official determination has been made about whether New York State or the U.S. is in the midst of a recession, researchers from the University at Buffalo's Center of Human Capital believe New York entered a recession beginning in the second quarter (April-June) of 2008.

11/11/08

Historical assessment of the Mao Zedong years has been a highly contentious matter in China, calling into question assumptions about Cold War politics, socialist mass culture, gender roles and historical inquiry. A noted specialist in the social, cultural and intellectual history of 20th-century China will tackle these issues in a lecture on Nov. 21 at the University at Buffalo.

11/12/08

The presence of children in the White House will undoubtedly have an impact on the image of the U.S. currently held by its own citizens and by those in countries around the world, says Sampson Lee Blair, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology at the University at Buffalo.

11/13/08

Based on a successful pilot study of a primarily at-home, self-administered cognitive behavior therapy program, a University at Buffalo behavioral scientist has received $8.5 million from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to conduct a seven-year, multi-site clinical trial of an at-home program developed at UB to treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

11/13/08

Ralph Nader, whose crusades to protect the environment and everyday citizens have changed the landscape of American life and permanently raised the country's ecological consciousness, will be the guest of the University at Buffalo Law School at 2:30 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 14, 2008) in 108 O'Brian Hall on UB's North (Amherst) Campus.

11/13/08

Cobham's Carleton Technologies has made a four-year commitment to fund the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with a gift totaling $156,000 to support student scholarships, numerous programs and events, as well as a named classroom in the new engineering building to be constructed on UB's North (Amherst) Campus.

11/13/08

Barack Obama's extraordinarily strong approval ratings abroad bode very well for the effectiveness of his foreign policy, says a University at Buffalo political scientist with expertise in international conflict and intergovernmental organizations.

11/14/08

The University at Buffalo this fall announced it was repackaging the financial aid for students who were over-awarded financial aid in the form of loans and federal grants. UB's miscalculation of financial aid for two groups of students was discovered in August after UB completed a voluntary Standards of Excellence review performed by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

11/17/08

The University at Buffalo -- a longtime leader among major research universities in the United States in terms of percentage of enrollment represented by international students -- has increased its profile in the latest "Open Doors 2008" report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

11/18/08

A shoeprint etched in blood or dust can make a crucial difference in a criminal case, but it all depends on the ability of human examiners to identify a matching shoeprint pattern from thousands in their databases. It's a laborious, inefficient task. That's why University at Buffalo computer scientists are developing tools to make the search-and-match process more like a Google search and less like hunting for a needle in a haystack.

11/19/08

The University at Buffalo today unveiled a draft of a plan to dramatically redesign and reconfigure its three campuses -- giving each campus a new identity and purpose -- with the goal of making UB a great place to live, learn and work.

11/20/08

The University at Buffalo -- on the American Cancer Society's annual Great American Smokeout -- today announced plans to implement a 100 percent smoke-free policy that will take effect beginning with the 2009-10 academic year.

11/20/08

The School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo is testing an innovative approach to clinical nurse education developed at Flinders University of Australia that should improve the chronic shortage of qualified clinical faculty to train the students.

11/21/08

Think protecting young teenagers on the Internet is important? Then be sure they think it's important, too, according to a forthcoming article in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication.

11/21/08

The University at Buffalo several weeks ago presented the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority with a proposal that would allow the NFTA to continue operating a Park and Ride lot on UB's South Campus while making it easier for students, faculty and staff to use mass transit.

11/24/08

Although his work and life are alive and well in Buffalo every year, 2009 will be a very big one for Irish novelist James Joyce and his legion of fans throughout Western New York.

11/24/08

In tough economic times, the promise of healthy scholarships plus guaranteed employment upon graduation may sound too good to be true, but that's just what the University at Buffalo is offering to a few lucky students, starting in fall 2009.

11/25/08

The Urban Design Project (UDP) headed by urban and regional planner Robert Shibley in the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, has received four new awards for its work in developing plans for Buffalo's urban center, waterfront and Olmsted Parks system.

11/26/08

Richard Buchanan, D.M.D., dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University at Buffalo, is stepping down as dean after seven years at the helm, David L. Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., UB vice president for health sciences, announced today.