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10/1/13

UB's Nielsen says it will be a big improvement for those who have no insurance, or who have been buying it on the individual market

10/1/13

These "early-term" babies are more likely to experience low blood sugar or to require respiratory support and they were at additional risk if born by cesarean section

10/2/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New York’s premier venture forum, gave 34 high-tech companies from across the region and beyond the chance to pitch their companies to investors and business leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Entrepreneurs presented in one-minute or 10-minute sessions to potential investors with the goal of garnering new support and investments.
10/2/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Cranes are rising in downtown Buffalo, and with them, the mood of the city is changing. For the first time in decades, attitudes are bullish, says Robert G. Shibley, dean of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning and one of the region’s preeminent urban thinkers.

10/4/13

The grant recognizes UB as one of 33 University Transportation Centers nationwide and is a joint effort between the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Management

10/4/13

Harmon is an internationally renowned expert in minimally invasive surgery and childhood obesity

10/4/13

Students team up with community members for a coordinated cleanup project

10/7/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Times Higher Education has again named the University at Buffalo as one of the world’s top 200 universities.
10/7/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will present its annual conference and two film screenings this week to raise awareness for the nationwide problem of bullying abuse and to coincide with National Bullying Prevention Month.
10/7/13

Land-based lava pillars in Iceland may have formed through an unusual reaction typically seen deep under the sea, a new UB study finds.

10/8/13

University at Buffalo physicists who took part in a decades-long search for the Higgs boson, an important subatomic particle, were thrilled by the announcement today of a Higgs-related Nobel Prize.

10/8/13

Silvers felt that all students would benefit tremendously from exposure to the humanities

10/8/13

Addiction medicine for adolescents is a key focus

10/8/13

Will help bring prototype inventions for disabled from laboratory to marketplace

10/9/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo has launched its 2013 UB Employees Campaign for the Community, with a goal of raising $850,000 for charitable organizations in the community.
10/9/13

New study shows it's the symbolic meaning of a posture that influences individuals from different cultures

10/9/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Amy Gancarz, PhD, a postdoctoral associate in the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA), was honored for her work during the Seventh Annual Neuroscience Research Day held at UB’s Clinical and Translational Research Center on Sept. 27.
10/10/13

Nancy E. Paton, a senior leader in health care marketing and communications, will join the University at Buffalo on November 11.

10/10/13

Brice Bible, chief information officer at Ohio University, will begin his tenure at the University at Buffalo on November 18.

10/10/13

UB professor Kate Rittenhouse-Olson is founding president of For-Robin Inc., a company developing an antibody that stops breast cancer tumors from metastasizing to other parts of the body.

10/10/13

Forbes magazine has once again ranked the University at Buffalo School of Management as one of the best business schools in the world based on the return on investment it provides MBA graduates.

10/10/13

Rina Das Eiden, PhD, senior research scientist in the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, has been invited to serve on a National Institutes of Health review panel.

10/11/13

The UB Scholarship Gala will take place from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in the Edward Wright Practice Facility on the North Campus.

10/11/13

Armed with a one-year $56,265 grant from the Population Media Center, Hua (Helen) Wang, PhD, assistant professor of communication at the University at Buffalo, is about to dive into Hulu’s popular teen Latino webnovela “East Los High.”

10/11/13

It is one of eight federal grants awarded to the Department of Communication since 2003 for studies aimed at increasing organ donation.

10/14/13

The Science & Art Cabaret's 5th season opens Oct. 23 with an event called “Hysteresis," where speakers will discuss how memory relates to fields from physics to photography.

10/15/13

In downtown Buffalo today, the University at Buffalo broke ground on a milestone project in the university’s history and in the city’s efforts to reinvent itself as a destination for world-class health care.

10/14/13

The framework UB is developing would would transmit data from existing and planned underwater sensor networks to laptops, smartphones and other wireless devices in real time.

10/14/13

The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the corner of Main and High streets on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

10/14/13

Author of ‘The World Is Fat’ will present to UB School of Public Health and Health Professions on Oct. 16.

10/15/13

Karen Finley, an American performance artist known internationally for works that address sexuality, abuse and exclusion, will complete a three-day residency at the University at Buffalo.

10/16/13

English poet Robert Graves reportedly once said: “There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money either.” He was wrong, at least when it comes to beloved American poet Robert Frost. In two months, the University at Buffalo raised more than $65,000 to create an endowment to support its prized collection of Frost materials.

10/16/13

The award-winning Irish-born poet Eamon Grennan’s productive and distinguished career has earned him a reputation among his peers for lyrical skill and psychological intensity. Grennan will present the University at Buffalo's 2013 Oscar Silverman Poetry Reading Nov. 15.

10/16/13

A top national expert – who also happens to be University at Buffalo graduate – will discuss the state of the U.S. economy on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the UB Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)

10/16/13

The University at Buffalo will celebrate the 60th birthday of David Felder, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Birge-Cary Chair in Music Composition, with gala birthday concert of his music on Nov. 8.

10/21/13

In an economy that’s still fighting toward recovery, medical technology students have something to smile about.

10/21/13

The dean of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing was inducted as a fellow into the prestigious American Academy of Nursing (AAN) at its 40th annual meeting and conference.

10/21/13

Media reported that an 8-year-old boy shot and killed his grandmother just minutes after playing Grand Theft Auto IV.

10/22/13

The second annual Buffalo Food Policy Summit will bring together a large group of stakeholders – including the public – to discuss opportunities for sustainable economic development through the Western New York food system, how to improve public school meals and why food policy can be an engine for health, economic growth and social justice in this community and nationally.

10/22/13

More African Americans get colorectal cancer (CRC) and die from it than any other ethnic or racial group.

10/22/13

The Regional Summit on Higher Education and Economic Development will feature an interactive discussion session on how academic institutions can help create new jobs and encourage the growth of industry.

10/25/13

Leaders from seven regional academic and economic development institutions today participated in a panel discussion about the role of higher education in spurring new economic growth.

10/22/13

Former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Alumni Arena on the North Campus as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

10/23/13

Aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to attend a training session and learn more about the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, where participants will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and services.

10/24/13

Patients and families dealing with neurological conditions will have a chance to learn about and discuss new treatments and research at the University at Buffalo’s "Brains & Gains” on Saturday, Nov. 2.

10/24/13

A graduate of the doctoral industrial engineering program has given $500,000 to help establish a professorship in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

10/24/13

Next spring, students at local high schools will dive into the study of the marine bacterium Kytococcus sedentarius, thanks to a $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant to the University at Buffalo.

10/24/13

Arun Vishwanath has received a three-year $320,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to launch a research project to learn just how people fall victim to cyber-phishing attacks and what tools can be used to protect them.

10/25/13

The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences will connect with alumni through a mutual love of zombies, theater and new technology in their new “Scholars on the Road” lecture series.

10/25/13

The University at Buffalo will host research professionals from around the globe for the 12th Annual Fogarty International Center (FIC) Administrators Meeting.

10/28/13

Incorrect levels of the protein presenilin can lead to dangerous blockages in brain cells, a new UB study finds.

10/28/13

UB's HIV Clinical Pharmacology Research Program has received several grants totaling $1.86 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund new initiatives and partnerships.

10/29/13

Carnegie Mellon University and the University at Buffalo are collaborating on a five-year, $4.6 million federally funded project to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities.

10/29/13

Graduates of the University at Buffalo’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) gave their alma mater a meaningful gift to celebrate its 50th year of service.

10/29/13

Susan K. Cahn has been named the William S. Vaughn Visiting Fellow at the Vanderbilt University Robert Penn Warren Center for the 2013-14 academic year.

10/29/13

If you ask the Mapuche people of south-central Chile, they will tell you the Chilean history books have their story all wrong.

10/30/13

At the State University of New York’s third annual conference, “Critical Issues in Higher Education” in New York City, Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher announced SUNY’s first class of student fellows.

10/30/13

Aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to network, listen and learn as UB celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week