BUFFALO, N.Y. – NASA is welcoming six students from the
University at Buffalo to test how much more effective a pump could
be if it used electricity instead of mechanical parts in the
low-gravity conditions of space travel.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo biomedical
researchers now have round-the-clock access to the most advanced
imaging scanners available, as a result of four major acquisitions
in the new imaging facility in UB’s Clinical and
Translational Research Center (CTRC).
BUFFALO, N.Y. — James M. O’Donnell,
associate dean for research in the School of Medicine and assistant
vice president for research in the Health Sciences Center at West
Virginia University, has been named dean of the University at
Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Indian dancing! A mezzo soprano Hong
Zhang! Martial arts! The University at Buffalo Cricket Club! Dragon
dance training, award-winning Zhongbei (Daisy) Wu on the Chinese
plucked zither (the guzheng) and maybe a little sandbag
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s newly appointed
investigative body charged with examining the state Board of
Elections and looking at potential wrongdoing by legislators in
campaign fundraising will include as a member University at Buffalo
Law School Dean Makau W. Mutua.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Toward the end of his undergraduate days
at Oberlin College in 1970, Luther K. Robinson, the son of a Ford
plant worker and a hospital housekeeper, who planned to go to
medical school, was given “the talk” by one of his
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Elad I. Levy, MD, MBA, professor of
neurosurgery at the University at Buffalo has been named the new
chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in the School of Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences. The announcement was made by Michael E.
Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences at UB and dean of the
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Among its business improvement courses
scheduled this fall, the University at Buffalo’s TCIE is
offering an early bird discount until Aug. 5 for Certified Lean Six
Sigma Black Belt training.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The idea that females are more resilient
than males in responding to stress is a popular view, and now
University at Buffalo researchers have found a scientific
explanation. The paper describing their embargoed study will be
published July 9 online, in the high-impact journal, Molecular
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Residents in the University at Buffalo’s
neurosurgery program achieved among the 10 highest scores on the
American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) primary examination
five times over the past 21 years, according to data compiled and
released by the ABNS.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The seventh season of UB on the Green, the
University at Buffalo’s free outdoor performance series, will
feature a bit of a twist: In addition to a major musical or arts
performance, each night’s events will focus on a specific
theme designed to welcome UB’s South Campus neighbors to the
university and introduce them to different aspects of UB.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Academic Software Plus, a University at
Buffalo spinoff company, has graduated from the UB Technology
Incubator after a stay of more than 10 years in which the firm grew
from a feisty startup into a mature business with a stable client
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The acquittal of George Zimmerman for
shooting Trayvon Martin is an example of a country stuck in
“the album scratch of a failing criminal justice system that
both hunts and refuses to protect people of color” and
another example of a judicial system that “discriminates
against some and privileges others,” says a University at
Buffalo Law School professor who has written extensively on law and
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Department of Oral Biology in the
University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has been awarded a
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Training Grant to allow PhD
students and postdoctoral fellows to engage in critical oral health
research in areas such as salivary gland physiology and oral
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New
York’s premier venture forum, is accepting applications from
early-stage high-tech companies that wish to present at the annual
entrepreneur showcase on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo will host the
18th International Conference of the Society for Chinese Philosophy
(ISCP) July 21-24 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus, and in
the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center adjacent to the North Campus
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A University at Buffalo historian who
credits the American culture of guns and violence to the Civil War
era, says the racial attitudes born of this period are so powerful
that the South may never redeem itself from its violent, invidious
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Among several archaeological excavations
undertaken this summer by the Archaeological Survey in the
Department of Anthropology is the ongoing search for and excavation
of outbuildings at Lancaster’s Hull Family Home and
Farmstead, one of Western New York’s most significant
historic sites that is anchored by the oldest substantial stone
dwelling in Erie County.
Imagine walking in the shoes of someone struggling with
dementia. Then, while observing their daily challenges, devising a
map that captures what life is like for them on a typical
day—using their perspective—centered on what
they need and then turning that map into a plan for that
patient’s personalized care.
The ancient art of shaping terra cotta is getting a modern twist
at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, a Western New York manufacturer that
is employing an arsenal of digital tools in terra cotta restoration
with help from University at Buffalo experts.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Court proceedings, exposure to the legal
world and historic sights await students participating in
University at Buffalo’s Undergraduate Academies second annual
Extension Learning program.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Plato’s Academy, North Tonawanda
Campus (PANTC) Reading Group and the UB Department of Philosophy
will present the conference “Bioethics and the Philosophy of
Medicine” Aug. 2-3 on the University at Buffalo North
BUFFALO, N.Y. – For young adults, marijuana use is so
popular that annual use rates are on par with, or higher than,
annual rates for smoking cigarettes. And contrary to popular
belief, heavy use of marijuana is associated with
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo Graduate School of
Education Dean Jaekyung Lee has appointed four new associate deans,
a move that he says will point the school toward its goal of
emphasizing interdisciplinary research and inter-professional
education from preschool through higher education.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo again has been
recognized as a great place to work, making The Chronicle of Higher
Education’s annual list of “great colleges to work
for” for the sixth straight year.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tiny silicon crystals caused
no health problems in monkeys three months after large doses were
injected, marking a step forward in the quest to bring such
materials into clinics as biomedical imaging agents, according to a