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Teresa Miller
3/3/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to grant college degrees to prisoners behind bars is a good bet to break the cycle of a broken system with out-of-control costs and far- too-many repeat offenders, says Teresa A. Miller, a professor in the University at Buffalo Law School. 
3/4/14

43North Executive Director Andrew Pulkrabek will discuss the $5 million in cash prizes that will be awarded to entrepreneurs, startups and teams from around the world.

3/5/14

The event, held in downtown Buffalo, recognized innovators including researchers who developed 10 UB technologies licensed to companies in 2013.

3/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The SUNY Construction Fund has awarded LPCiminelli the bid for the first phase of construction for the University at Buffalo’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building at Main and High streets on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
3/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A team of two seniors and two juniors in the University at Buffalo School of Management has won the annual On Target Undergraduate Club Case Competition, sponsored by Target Corporation.
3/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Few benefits and many risks will result from the marketing of Zohydro, the extended-release formulation of hydrocodone, according to Richard D. Blondell, MD, vice chair for addiction medicine at the University at Buffalo and professor of family medicine in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Downtown Buffalo
3/6/14

Representatives from General Electric, Boeing, Siemens, Honeywell and more will discuss advanced manufacturing, robotics, 3-D printing, other innovations.

3/7/14

Going to sleep earlier and getting exposure to direct sunlight in the morning can ease the transition, says Eric Ten Brock.

3/7/14

The governor has approved more than 175,000 square feet of planned tax-free zones on or near UB's North, South and Downtown campuses.

3/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Only a handful of seats remain open for environmental activist Annie Leonard’s speech Tuesday night at the Center for the Arts (CFA).
dentist providing dental care to patient
3/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – You may have diabetes and not even know it. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25.8 million people have diabetes. Of these, 7 million have undiagnosed disease.
Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia, two young men, standing in front of a metal wall
3/12/14

The architects are finalists in the international Architizer A+ Awards competition — a prestigious recognition in the world of architecture and design.

3/11/14

On March 13, “Global Health Electives and Medical Relief Projects,” aims to promote volunteer medical opportunities available to UB medical students and to educate them about some of the situations they may encounter overseas.

3/11/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Whether UB students are seeking full-time jobs or internships, CareerFest 2014 is an important step.
3/20/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. –The results are in: 34 University at Buffalo graduate and professional degree programs have been cited as among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” published today.
3/13/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Two teams of MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management were selected to compete in the final round of the prestigious Whitman Case Competition at noon March 21 at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.                              
3/13/14

Ten teams led by University at Buffalo students have been identified as semifinalists in the annual Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

3/14/14

Entrepreneurs enrolled in the program will benefit from seminars, networking, mentoring and additional resources to help grow their businesses.

3/14/14

The co-directors of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics will discuss how new technologies will be vital to the Western New York economy.

3/14/14

Entrepreneurs enrolled in the program will benefit from seminars, networking, mentoring and additional resources to help grow their businesses.

3/14/14
BUFFALO. N.Y. — Cognitive scientists may have produced the strongest evidence yet that humans have separate and distinct cognitive systems with which they can categorize, classify, and conceptualize their worlds.
3/14/14

Students from 12 Buffalo schools will show off how much they’ve learned about science at a summit planned by partners including UB, the Buffalo Public Schools and district parents.

3/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — To celebrate and fuel the many grassroots initiatives helping to revive Buffalo’s reputation as both the City of Light and the City of Good Neighbors, the University at Buffalo Technē Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies will host the colorful Performing Economies Colloquium April 4 - 6 at UB's Educational Opportunity Center (555 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203), the UB Center for the Arts (North Campus) and The Foundry (298 Northampton St).
3/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Science Exploration Day, the University at Buffalo’s annual kid-friendly, offbeat, science-education bash designed to catch the eyes and imaginations of the most promising high school science minds in the area, returns to the North (Amherst) Campus
3/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Social relationships, fatigue and other coexisting medical problems have a stronger effect on how patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) rate their overall health than the severity of their gastrointestinal symptoms, a University at Buffalo study has found.
3/17/14

Among the 230,000 University at Buffalo alumni around the world, only a handful are selected annually to receive an award from the UB Alumni Association. This year the honorees include Jeffrey Wigand, who became a whistle blower against the tobacco industry; Jeffrey Umland, who designed the landing gear for the Mars Rover Curiosity; and Janet Litster Rideout, co-inventor of the AIDS treatment AZT.

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3/18/14

Concerned regional citizens can gain practical skills to mobilize ideas into community action by enrolling in the Citizen Planning School offered by the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning.

3/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Robert Horner, PhD, nationally recognized for his work in special education, will deliver the inaugural lecture in the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education’s (GSE) new Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on April 28 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Theater on the UB North Campus.
3/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. —  Nigerian poet and novelist Chris Abani, a self-described “zealot of optimism” and one of  America’s premiere authors, will participate in “Civil Wars: Narrating Horror and Hope,” an international conference on the nightmares engendered by civil wars across time and space, presented March 28 and 29 by the University at Buffalo Humanities Institute.
3/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo Biostatistics Chair Alan Hutson has a tip for all those candidates lining up to win Warren Buffett’s $1 billion sweepstakes for picking all 63 NCAA Basketball Tournament games.
3/19/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management invites veterans and active duty or reserve members of the U.S. armed forces to its first-ever Military MBA Preview Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 4 in the Alfiero Center on UB’s North Campus.

3/20/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD, C-NP, FAAN, the Florence and William Downs Professor in Nursing Research and director of the Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research at New York University will present the annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture at 2 p.m. on March 28 in 114 Wende Hall on UB’s South Campus.
3/20/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gene D. Morse, professor and associate director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, presided with Charles C. Maponga at the first graduation of Zimbabwe Traditional Healers, in recognition of their completion of a one-year certificate program.
3/21/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – With 14 percent of Zimbabwe's population living with HIV/AIDS, the need for prevention programs for the entire country, as well as new drugs, treatment and support of those living with HIV, is essential.
3/24/14

University at Buffalo researchers are recruiting 40 parents and their 8- to 12-year-old children to test fun, interactive computerized training programs designed to improve memory.

 

3/25/14

The University at Buffalo Department of Social and Preventive Medicine in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), established in 1960, is known for its groundbreaking research in epidemiology, the science that studies the patterns, causes and prevention of diseases in populations.

3/25/14

A team of MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management took second place at the annual Whitman Case Competition at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.

3/26/14

Western New York companies lacking adequate manpower, time or expertise to rectify a recurring issue or pursue a technical-based aspiration might find the help they need from students in the University at Buffalo’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).

3/26/14

Physician and television journalist Sanjay Gupta will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, in Alumni Arena on the North Campus as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

3/31/14

The University at Buffalo is bringing primary health care directly to individuals with serious mental illness in the same facility where they receive psychiatric care.

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3/26/14

UB’s expertise in materials research was attractive to both firms.

3/26/14

Nearly 700 high school students from across Western New York are banking on their financial knowledge as they compete in MoneySKILL® Mania, an in-school financial literacy competition sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Management and M&T Bank.

3/27/14

The City of Buffalo is the subject of a new and distinctive exploration, “Ineffably Urban: Imaging Buffalo” (Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Surrey, 2014), edited by art historian Miriam Paeslack, assistant professor in the Arts Management Program at the University at Buffalo.

3/27/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo alumnus and tobacco industry whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand will be at UB to talk about his experience with the tobacco industry at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 28th, in 125 Kimball on the South Campus.
3/27/14

The University at Buffalo’s CareerFest 2014 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 2, in Alumni Arena. Originally scheduled for March 12, the event was postponed due to the cancellation of classes and activities because of poor weather conditions that day.

3/27/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD, C-NP, FAAN, the Florence and William Downs Professor in Nursing Research and director of the Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research at New York University will present the annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture at 2 p.m. on March 28 in 114 Wende Hall on UB’s South Campus.
3/27/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences.
3/28/14

Sean Bearden and Nigel Michki, UB physics majors, will receive the prestigious national honor, which is granted through a program established by the U.S. Congress.

3/28/14

Breakthrough photonics research at UB could revolutionize energy technologies.

 

Downtown Buffalo, centered on City Hall
3/31/14

New programs in the School of Architecture and Planning will leverage Buffalo’s unique architecture and planning history to teach students about preservation.

3/28/14

Ira Byock, the author of “The Best Care Possible,” will advocate for changes in attitudes toward death and dying and the health-care system.

3/28/14

More than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services is at stake in the final round of the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC).

3/31/14

The Singapore Student Association at the University at Buffalo hopes to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation while helping overburdened students study in a healthy, constructive way by sponsoring a fundraiser featuring renowned memory expert Dave Farrow on April 1.

3/31/14

Two professors in the University at Buffalo’s School of Social Work have launched a graduate student and research institute to encourage global activities that extend trauma-informed treatment, human rights perspectives and other themes championed by the UB school to other parts of the world.

James Schuler
3/31/14

Western New York teens with diabetes are benefiting from
D-Link, a support group for Type 1 diabetic teens, which was founded by students in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

3/31/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown will appear at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 1 in Squire Hall to proclaim Apr. 6 through Apr. 12 National Prosthodontics Awareness Week in Buffalo (NPAW).