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UB volcanologist Michael Sheridan
2/4/14

Michael Sheridan and Alison Graettinger provide insight on the risks surrounding some of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes, and how communities nearby can protect themselves.

2/4/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Michael Glick, DMD, dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, has organized and will act as program chair of “The First International Quintessence Symposium on Oral Health: The Oral-Systemic Connection” to take place in San Diego on Feb. 7-8.
2/5/14

The Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, which features entertaining talks by leading artists and scientists, will travel to the Space Lab Planetarium at Williamsville North High School on the evening of Feb. 12.

2/5/14

This year’s spring seminars at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will focus on issues ranging from prescription drugs and alcohol to marijuana and cocaine.

2/6/14

The University at Buffalo has announced the launch of RENEW (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water), an ambitious, university-wide, interdisciplinary research institute that will focus on the most difficult and complex environmental issues, as well as the social and economic issues with which they are intertwined.

2/6/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers who authored one of neurology’s most cited papers in the last three years are calling for more investigation into how venous abnormalities in the neck might be involved in central nervous system disorders and aging.
2/6/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – More than 800 children and parents will be guided by “tooth fairies” and other “dental heroes” through the award-winning Teddy Bear Clinic onto dental treatment and cleanings at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine’s 13 annual “Give Kids a Smile Day.”
2/6/14

Are researchers the best teachers? Despite their expertise, does the fact that top researchers find themselves with little to no pedagogical expertise detract from the learning experience for college students today? The University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education has an urgent message for those entering the classroom: It’s not easy, and anyone trying to do it without effective preparation is in for a bumpy ride.

Protesters outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
2/6/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The current U.S. Supreme Court debate over whether to maintain buffer zones restricting protestors at Massachusetts reproductive clinics returns to familiar constitutional territory justices already have ruled on, University at Buffalo Law School faculty member Lucinda Finley says.
2/7/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – In the past, diagnostic criteria for temporomandibular disorders (TMD), which affect an estimated 10 to 15 percent of Americans, have been based on a consensus of expert opinions and often reflect a shared clinical perspective. None had been rigorously tested by scientists.
2/7/14

A new study by researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs shows that COPD patients do experience more respiratory symptoms when their lungs are ‘colonized’ by bacteria, even in the absence of an acute exacerbation.

2/7/14
For the 14th  year in a row, more than 800 local schoolchildren visited the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine during the school’s annual “Give Kids a Smile Day” on Feb. 7.
2/7/14

Baby boomers can learn how to protect their hard-earned assets and guarantee a steady income for the rest of their lives through a new book by Lewis Mandell, PhD, professor emeritus of finance and managerial economics in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

a polar bear walking on an icy terrain.
2/10/14

The new UB study is part of a broader genomic research program aimed at understanding what makes a polar bear a polar bear.

2/12/14

A team of students from the University at Buffalo School of Management will compete in the local finals of the 2014 CFA Institute Research Challenge on Feb. 14 at the University of Rochester.

Rendering of a sleek, modern-looking house
2/13/14

University at Buffalo students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s elite Solar Decathlon competition.

literary magazines from UB's Poetry Collection
2/13/14

Everyone from Susan Howe to Charles Bukowski is featured in these magazines.

2/13/14

A University at Buffalo team won second place and another UB team was awarded Best Respondent Brief when the UB Law School sent 10 2L and 3L students to compete in the Northeast Regional Round of the national Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition (FDMCC) Jan. 22-26 in Albany. 

2/14/14

If the goal is to raise healthy, active children, comfortable and capable in the 21st century global village, the University at Buffalo’s Early Childhood Research Center (ECRC) believes in starting early.

2/17/14

Its Engineers Week at UB. Students will use the Student Union for robot wars and other activities

2/18/14

Corporations with board directors who have investment banking experience are more likely to acquire other businesses – and make better acquisitions when they do – according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

Dietrich Jehle, professor of emergency medicine at the University at Buffalo
2/26/14

Texting and walking is a known danger, but Dietrich Jehle, University at Buffalo professor of emergency medicine, says distracted walking results in more injuries per mile than distracted driving.

2/19/14

Civil rights and peace activist Diane Nash has been added to the 38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration event to be held Feb. 26 as part of the University at Buffalo’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

a tower consisting of many metal and plywood parts with intricate geometry
2/19/14

Hwang's eco-sculptures provide habitat for bats and birds and call attention to misunderstood or ignored ecological conditions.

2/19/14

The University at Buffalo will host the 11th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar for law enforcement and schools on Monday, March 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.  The event is free, but registration is required.

Photo of Annie Leonard
2/20/14

Millions of people have seen her animated Web videos. She wrote a best-selling book and has testified before Congress. She has even appeared on Stephen Colbert’s show.

2/21/14

A prestigious prize from the American Institute of Architects celebrates the lifetime achievements of Shibley, UB’s architecture and planning dean.

2/24/14

Students from seven area high schools will use their musical and artistic skills to send an anti-bullying message during the second “BAND Against Bullying” school competition to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.

Rendering of an optical nanocavity
2/25/14

Researchers from the University at Buffalo and elsewhere are developing an optical 'nanocavity' to boost light absorption in ultrathin semiconductors.

2/25/14

The Food Lab at UB is part of a broad network of research partners leading a USDA-funded initiative to support local food policy.

2/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The surgery and pediatric surgery residency programs at the University at Buffalo have been granted full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). University officials were informed of the decision late yesterday.
2/27/14

Speakers will unveil new details about the institute, which aims to transition the region into a hub for advanced manufacturing.

2/27/14

The University at Buffalo will help accelerate the development of advanced manufacturing technologies in Western New York by lending its expertise and resources to a new advanced manufacturing institute announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of the Buffalo Billion initiative.

2/27/14

Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study findings, published online by the journal Tobacco Control, mark a significant step toward clarifying the risks of secondhand smoke exposure.

2/28/14

By winning the Midwest Super Regional Round of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the University at Buffalo Law School has advanced to the International Round of the renowned global competition, to be held April 6-12 in Washington, D.C.

2/28/14

One of the nation’s more controversial issues — abortion — will be the topic of a debate next week sponsored by the University at Buffalo Department of Philosophy.