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12/2/13

Phillip Tucciarone, a University at Buffalo chemical and biological engineering student, has won a Marshall Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded annually to U.S. college students.

12/2/13

The University at Buffalo is bringing therapy dogs to campus to help students cope with the stress of final exams

12/2/13

UB TCIE to debut new Green Belt, data courses in spring semester

12/3/13

Panel participants argue for a more holistic approach to environmental redediation.

12/4/13

Grants will advance the creation of a sculptural habitat for birds and bats, and allow for continued work on a home filled with imaginary cityscapes crafted from found objects.

12/5/13

Michael Frone, PhD, senior research scientist at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, has been named a Fellow of the Society of Addiction Psychology.

12/6/13

UB gets NIH grant to fund study of cognitive behavior therapy delivered by bedside nurses.

12/9/13

A full day of academic talks will discuss the origins of the universe, the Earth, life, consciousness and culture.

12/9/13

Leonard H. Epstein, SUNY Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Pediatrics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

12/9/13

UB scores a perfect 10 on NIH grant application and is awarded multi-million dollar grant to study bacterium.

12/9/13

“Nelson Mandela, the last of the modern political greats, lived a life like no other.” So says a fellow champion of human rights in Africa, University at Buffalo Law School Dean Makau W. Mutua.

12/9/13

Lilliam Malavé will lead a troupe of UB students and Western New York educators who will learn the Mandarin language and culture while living with families in Beijing this summer, thanks to a Fulbright-Hays award funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

12/10/13

Rust is a civil engineer’s nightmare. Now, however, University at Buffalo researchers believe they can detect corrosion before the damage becomes severe by sending a jolt of electricity between opposite ends of steel cables.

12/11/13

Federal funding is still the gold standard for biomedical research but during the past decade and especially as a result of sequestration, many young investigators are conducting research that is supported largely by private, not government, organizations.

12/11/13

The University at Buffalo is heading to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec. 21, giving the university an opportunity to introduce a national audience to the institution’s athletic, academic and research strengths.

12/11/13

Wei-Loon Leong, a double alumnus of the University at Buffalo, has returned to Buffalo from China eight years after his graduation to be the university’s first director of international alumni relations.

12/12/13

The University at Buffalo will receive $1 million from New York State to make its downtown Buffalo supercomputing center more accessible to businesses in Western New York and beyond.

12/13/13

The one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shootings is an opportunity to reaffirm the need for comprehensive prevention that goes beyond physical security, Amanda B. Nickerson, PhD, director of the University at Buffalo’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, said today.

12/16/13

All Hail Buffalo Bulls Nation. A network of “watch-parties” stretching from Buffalo to both American coasts will gather at homes and restaurants at kick-off time to cheer on the University at Buffalo’s latest national bowl appearance.

12/16/13

With NFTA, UB researchers are testing features that could make public transit better for all users.

12/17/13

Five more University at Buffalo faculty members have been appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

12/18/13

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has reappointed Jonathan A. Dandes to his fourth consecutive term on the UB Council.

12/18/13

Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning, is founder of the Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab at UB and a community leader on food issues.

12/18/13

The University at Buffalo is launching the Institute for Bridge Engineering, which will develop plans for bridges that are resistant to natural and manmade hazards, as well as examine ways to build safer, more cost-effective bridges using advanced materials, smart technology and other devices and train the next generation of bridge engineers.

12/18/13

Corporate retail notes are an attractive option for individual investors but generally provide lower returns than mainstream corporate bonds, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

12/19/13

The DNA of a storied plant could help solve ‘Darwin’s abominable mystery’ — the apparently abrupt proliferation in the variety of flowers in fossil records dating to the Cretaceous period.

12/20/13

Selfie photos of UB alumni and fans using the #HornsUp sign have begun to appear on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with increasing frequency under the #Hornsup hashtag.

12/20/13

A variety of local viewing parties will give University at Buffalo Bulls football fans the chance to mix familiar chicken wings with the potato theme of the day as fans gather on Famous Idaho Potato Bowl day to cheer for their team and reaffirm their university connection.

12/23/13

Findings of UB study suggest that additional precautions may be necessary to prevent infections, especially in settings such as schools, hospitals and day care centers.

12/23/13

UB is one of the nation’s top five institutions for research on and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and two of its faculty are top experts in their fields, according to a national ranking based on detailed reviews of scientific publications.