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3/1/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Further evidence that a program of controlled, progressive aerobic exercise may help restore normal cognitive function in patients who have sustained a concussion has been published by researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
3/1/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Dental Association by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
3/5/13

The cleanup of one of Brooklyn’s hottest neighborhoods holds lessons for preserving a community’s industrial identity in the face of gentrification, a new study finds.

3/5/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — For what may be the first time, researchers have discovered a virus inside a host with a non-standard nuclear genetic code — one that differs from the standard genetic code that almost all living things use to produce proteins.
3/7/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – “inSocialWork, the University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s podcast series, formerly known as “Living Proof,” has been nominated for “Best Website” in the National Association of Social Work Media Awards.
3/7/13
BUFFALO, NY – Patients who suffer from the painful, often disabling, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often are surprised to find that behavioral changes, not drugs, provide significant relief.
3/7/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tactus Technologies has developed a first-of-its-kind virtual reality training program for forklift operators, a product that company officials expect will reduce work-related injuries and deaths.
3/7/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A team of three juniors and one senior in the University at Buffalo School of Management has won the annual On Target Undergraduate Club Case Competition, sponsored by Target Corporation.
3/7/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Toys were serious business to MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management, as teams analyzed and developed strategies for toymaker LEGO during the 17th annual UB MBA Case Competition in February.
3/8/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Only at an event like Buffalo’s Science & Art Cabaret could you find a mix of presenters this diverse: On March 15, a physicist, a planetary geologist, a visual studies professor and an ensemble of digital musicians will convene to present their work on the topic of the universe.
3/8/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Engineers, architects, government administrators, scientists and others will meet in Buffalo on March 14 to discuss how Western New York can prepare for, fund and create green infrastructure projects.
3/8/13
UB biophysicists have, for the first time, shown how a defect in a mechanosensitive ion channel can cause disease
3/8/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — An easy-to-make rainbow filter that could help users identify the true color of everything from paint to medicine has been named to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) list of 2013 Innovations that Could Change the Way You Manufacture.
3/12/13
Study results indicate Fundamental Skills of Robotic Surgery appears to be effective way to train surgeons
3/12/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The huge gold cup is now being engraved with the name of the University at Buffalo Law School in preparation for its return to the school for the first time in more than 40 years.
3/13/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Several University at Buffalo graduate and professional degree programs have been recognized as among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” released today.
3/13/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – State wildlife officials today safely captured a female peregrine falcon that had been nesting in MacKay Tower on the University at Buffalo’s South Campus.
3/13/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- New York State Senator Mark Grisanti will join multiple sclerosis researchers at the University at Buffalo and patients to advocate for funding by New York State to maintain and expand the New York State MS Registry and the New York State MS Consortium, directed by Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, UB professor of neurology.
3/14/13
A record number of educators and law enforcement officials will meet at UB to discuss growing concerns about the safety of our children, on school grounds and beyond
3/14/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Civil liberties activist Marjorie Heins will appear at the University at Buffalo on March 25 to discuss her latest book, which details a Supreme Court decision that made it unlawful for states to discriminate against Communist Party members.
3/15/13
Procedure is safe but does not improve MS outcomes, a finding that the UB investigators call “surprising and unexpected”
3/15/13
The event willl feature a performance by star percussionist Patti Cudd
3/15/13
Soprano Laura Aikin, a Buffalo native, and UB Distinguished Alumna, will join dozens of world class performers
3/18/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Community members will get the chance to celebrate National Poetry Month in April by paying homage to the poems of 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson in an epic community marathon reading in which all 1,789 of Dickinson’s poems will be read aloud in 14 hours.
3/19/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The work wasn’t glamorous, but it had to be done.
3/19/13
Results of animal study suggest that human babies may be less prone to obesity if given solid foods later
3/20/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Fifty percent more students in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have chosen a UB residency program this year than last year, according to statistics compiled on the graduates at Match Day 2013 held March 15.
3/21/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A growing body of research by multiple sclerosis (MS) investigators at the University at Buffalo and international partners is providing powerful new evidence that the brain’s gray matter reflects important changes in the disease that could allow clinicians to diagnose earlier and to better monitor and predict how the disease will progress.
3/21/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Elevator B, a honeycomb-themed tower housing bees on Buffalo’s waterfront, has won a highly-regarded international architecture award.
3/21/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo will honor some of Western New York’s most inventive minds and companies at the annual UB Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception, which takes place on March 25 at UB’s Clinical and Translational Research Center.
3/21/13

John Seman, CEO of Launch NY, will discuss the future of innovation in Upstate New York and how this venture development organization is working to support those efforts.

3/22/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Among indigenous peoples across America and Canada there is outrage and a strong activist movement provoked by what they consider the destructive ongoing violations of the 400 year-old Two Row Wampum-Belt Treaty by American and Canadian governments and entities protected by them – violations Native Peoples say threaten not only indigenous health and culture but life on earth.
3/22/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. –The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received approval by New York State to offer a master’s degree in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems beginning this summer.
3/22/13
UB RIA awarded grant to develop telephone-based clinical skill assessment tool
3/22/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Alumni Association will honor a physicist and a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph during the UB Alumni Association Achievement Awards ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. April 12 in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the UB North Campus.
3/25/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo Police will pay close attention to seat belt compliance on campus this spring, patrolling campus roadways and setting up checkpoints during peak traffic times.
3/26/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – First Niagara Bank and the University at Buffalo will make an important announcement about the construction of the new UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
3/26/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — When architectural luminaries from around the world come to Buffalo this April for the Society of Architectural Historians annual conference, experts from the University at Buffalo will be on hand to introduce out-of-town guests to the marvels that make Buffalo unique, and to the innovative ways in which the city is planning for the future.
3/26/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo Police earned the approval of the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Authorities (CALEA), becoming the only police department in Erie County and one of five in the state to receive national accreditation.
3/27/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo and First Niagara Financial Group Inc. announced today that First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 
3/27/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Improving life in Buffalo’s Fruit Belt is the goal of 24 residents, business owners, parishioners and property owners in the neighborhood who are graduating from a leadership training program provided by the University at Buffalo, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc., Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Kaleida Health.
3/28/13
BUFFALO, NY — The University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology (UB CAT) is now accepting proposals from life sciences companies that wish to accelerate product development or technology commercialization of devices, diagnostics, drugs, software, and related products and services.
3/28/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Natalie Simpson, associate professor of operations management and strategy in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has received the prestigious 2013 Wickham Skinner Teaching Innovation Award from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS).
3/29/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Leaders from across the City of Buffalo and UB joined together Wednesday to congratulate the graduates of a leadership training program offered to two-dozen members of the city’s historic Fruit Belt neighborhood near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).
3/29/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Jaekyung Lee, PhD, interim dean and professor in the University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education, has been named fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the largest and most prestigious organization of educational researchers in the world.
3/29/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The team that presents the best plan for launch of a viable new business will receive $25,000 in start-up funding in the final round of the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC).
4/1/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Children between 8 and 12 years old will learn about levitating magnets, floating superconductors and cool (no pun intended) things you can do with liquid nitrogen on Tuesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Buffalo Museum of Science (1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo).