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4/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — DNA analysis. Holiday get-togethers. Vocational training.
4/1/14

The meal will include culinary delights such as cinnamon lamb soup, Parthian chicken, melon with mint dressing and baked ham with figs.

4/1/14

A small NIH-funded study at UB is giving Western New Yorkers with tinnitus the opportunity to try a promising, new device as a treatment for the condition.

4/1/14

Multiple award-winning Harold Rosenbaum, associate professor of music and director of choruses at the University at Buffalo, is the recipient of Columbia University’s 2014 Ditson Conductors Award, the oldest continuing award honoring conductors for distinguished contributions to American music.

4/3/14

The novel drug delivery method could improve how doctors treat cancer.

4/2/14

UB, SUNY Buffalo State and ECC team up with the City of Buffalo and its schools for April 7-11 events.

4/3/14

Budding designers, entrepreneurs and developers will create new computer software in a fast-pcaed and creative setting.

4/3/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A joint study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the University at Buffalo, and the University of Toronto has found that a computer–vision system can distinguish between real or faked expressions of pain more accurately than can humans.
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4/3/14

Faculty and students at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have been eager to get the most out of Abraham Verghese’s April 8 talk on humanism in medicine.

 

4/3/14

A study published by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) suggests a new approach to help certain people stop drinking.

4/3/14

Four UB students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for their plan to manufacture an invention that removes problematic vibrations in high-precision devices.

Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia, two young men, standing in front of a metal wall
4/4/14

The Architizer A+ Awards competition in which UB architects competed attracts entries from dozens of countries.

4/4/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) medical trial has found that, in general, low-dose aspirin is not beneficial for future pregnancy outcomes in women with prior pregnancy loss.
4/4/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Biotech career opportunities in Western New York will be on the agenda April 7 when 16 University at Buffalo students visit the biotechnology company Thermo Fisher Scientific in Grand Island.
4/7/14

The panel, a collaboration between UB and Superior Group, will give job seekers the opportunity to ask questions and gain expert advice from industry leaders.

4/7/14

Archaeologists contribute to the global debate about long-term human intersections with coastal and island environments, often through cooperative research with anthropologists, geologists and bioscientists, and frequently in places like Kiska Island in the Rat Island Archipelago, more than a thousand miles off the coast of Alaska.  

4/7/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — For two years, the University at Buffalo Signature Series has celebrated UB’s legacy of innovation and distinction in arts and letters with presentations by distinguished figures in theater, music and visual art.
4/7/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — An ambitious initiative of the University at Buffalo Law School will help students and legal practitioners develop their skills in the critical task of advocating for their clients.
4/7/14

The continuing problem of lead in Western New York homes – a toxin that has been shown to cause developmental impairment in children and health problems in adults – will be the focus of a major conference Friday, April 11, at the University at Buffalo Law School. 

4/8/14

The Exhibit X Fiction Series sponsored by the University at Buffalo Department of English will present a free public reading of “I’d Like,” the first translated work by award-winning Greek novelist and short story writer Amanda Michalopoulou at 7 p.m. on April 10 at Hallwalls Cinema, 341 Delaware Ave. 

4/8/14

A student research project designed to make railroad shipments more efficient won first place in the second annual DEAL (Display of Efforts, Aptitudes and Leadership) Expo, a University at Buffalo School of Management event that showcases undergraduate achievements.

4/9/14

Three University at Buffalo students presented original research to State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, New York Senator Michael Ranzenhofer and other elected officials on April 1 in Albany.

4/9/14

UB TCIE is offering a new, one-day seminar called Strategic Project Selection that helps professionals develop a practical, interactive approach to selecting and launching an improvement project that won’t fizzle before it’s completed.

4/9/14

It may be news to some foreign policy analysts and democracy advocates on the right and the left, but there is now concrete evidence that, repeatedly over the last 200 years, nations have moved toward democracy not for the reasons assumed for many decades (literacy levels, foreign aid, degree of national development) but because of strong networks between non-democratic states and their democratic neighbors.

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4/10/14

UB's fast-paced Elevator Pitch Competition gives students 90 seconds to present business ideas to judges, with no visual aids allowed.

4/10/14

Data Mine, Data Yours: That’s the theme of the next Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, during which artists, performers and a mathematician will discuss the influence of big data on society.

4/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – City-wide Science Week concludes its successful week of science and technology consciousness-raising Friday, April 11, with students demonstrating their wind tunnel and shake table projects and an inspirational speech by STEM and educational access advocate Shirley Malcolm.
4/11/14

The public does not realize — in fact, police themselves may not realize — that the dangers police officers are exposed to on a daily basis are far worse than anything on “Law and Order.”

4/11/14

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, in which an estimated 800,000 people lost their lives over 100 days beginning in April 1994. To commemorate this anniversary and honor the memory of Alison L. Des Forges, an internationally known historian and human rights activist, the University at Buffalo will present two events on April 24.

4/11/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A seven-ton magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner that will make possible groundbreaking research into multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other diseases, will be hoisted by a crane seven stories and delivered into the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Research Center on Saturday, April 12.
4/14/14

Making alcohol treatment more efficient and effective is the long-term goal of a $2.7 million grant to the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA). 

4/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Hal Langfur, PhD, associate professor of history at the University at Buffalo, has published for more than a decade on indigenous Brazilian groups faced with colonization and armed subjugation by the Portuguese, as well as on the mythologies that grew up around their cultures.
4/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo native and University at Buffalo alumna Diana L. Hayes, JD, PhD, the first African-American woman to earn a pontifical doctorate in sacred theology, the highest theological degree in the pontifical university system of the Catholic Church, will inaugurate the new “Women Wisdom” lecture series sponsored by the University at Buffalo Newman Center, of the UB Campus Ministry Association.
4/14/14

Individuals looking to improve their financial futures can learn basic saving and investment concepts at the next Smart Business Practices seminar hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association (SOMAA) from noon to 1:30 p.m. on April 24 in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.

4/14/14

Mary McVee, whose work in the University at Buffalo’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) has earned praise and publicity from educational experts as well as mainstream media, has received the Division K Mid-Career Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national honor recognizing an outstanding researcher in the intermediate stage of her career.

4/15/14

Carla Mazzio, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University at Buffalo Department of English, has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2014-15 for her book-in-progress, “The Trouble With Numbers: The Drama of Mathematics in the Age of Shakespeare.”

4/15/14

Darren Treadway, PhD, associate professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been named a founding fellow to the U.S. Academy on Workplace Bullying, Mobbing and Abuse.

4/16/14

Deborah Reed-Danahay, PhD, of Buffalo, professor of anthropology at the University at Buffalo, has received a 2014 summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of Research Programs to complete the draft manuscript of her fifth book.

4/16/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Management is collaborating with the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to offer UB residents and fellows in any graduate medical education specialty an accelerated MBA program, starting this fall.
4/16/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will speak at the 2014 commencement ceremony for the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP).
4/16/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management awarded LeaderCORE™ certification to 41 MBA students in a ceremony on April 11 at the Marriott Hotel in Amherst.

4/18/14

University at Buffalo students and faculty will gather on April 23 to recognize the scholarly, research and creative achievements of the university’s students at the 10th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

4/18/14

Media artist Alessandra Renzi will be the guest of the University at Buffalo Department of Media Study (DMS) and the UB Gender Institute when she presents a free public talk about her work at 6:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Screening Room, 112 Center for the Arts, UB North Campus.

4/18/14

Two business ideas for smartphone apps took first place and a prize of $1,000 each in the University at Buffalo’s second annual Elevator Pitch Competition, held April 16 in the Student Union Theater on UB’s North Campus.

4/18/14

The collections relate to the Cold War, and Buffalo's Polish history

4/18/14

Every year, 1,500 to 2,000 refugees and asylum-seekers come to Buffalo, one of the top refugee resettlement areas in the United States, driven by social and political upheaval, war, economic and agricultural distress, and poverty. To explore these challenges and develop models for exemplary refugee health care systems, the University at Buffalo will sponsor Buffalo’s first collaborative Refugee Health Summit 2014 on April 24.

4/22/14

Shows energy use in user-friendly terms, such as dollar amount and equivalent hamburgers consumed

4/23/14

A novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, a University at Buffalo animal study has found.

4/23/14

Hundreds of University at Buffalo students and faculty will gather to recognize the scholarly, research and creative achievements of students at the 1oth annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

4/24/14

Students from Dunkirk, West Seneca West and John F. Kennedy high schools beat out nearly 700 registered competitors to finish in the top three for MoneySKILL Mania®, an in-school financial literacy competition sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Management and M&T Bank.

4/24/14

On May 21, the University at Buffalo Department of English will present a free public reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis from his new collection, “Another Reason,” at the Jacobs Executive Development Center, 672 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

4/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The annual UB Run for Smiles, created by students at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine to raise community awareness about the dental clinic’s affordable oral health care, will take place on Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. in the Health Sciences Quad on the South Campus.
4/25/14
Buffalo, N.Y. – Splinting a friend’s finger, waxing teeth until they shine and suturing will be on the agenda on Tuesday, April 29 when nearly 100 University at Buffalo medical and dental students visit ninth and tenth graders at the Health Sciences Charter School (HSCS).
4/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — CCS Oncology has donated $185,000 to the University at Buffalo to support innovations in patient safety using health information technology (HIT), more commonly known as electronic patient records.
4/29/14

He is the fourth UB researcher since 2005 to join the elite society.

4/29/14

Sound artist Ernst Karel will present a free public talk and screening of his unusual and engaging work at 4 p.m. May 5 in the Screening Room, 112 Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo North Campus.

4/29/14

The Frank L. Ciminelli Family Career Resource Center and the Credit-Bearing Internship Program in the University at Buffalo School of Management honored business professionals, students and companies on April 25 at an awards reception at The Buffalo Club.

4/29/14

Matthew Silver, a master’s student in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been selected as one of only six students nationwide to earn a postgraduate technical assistantship (PTA) with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).

4/30/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Already known for merging proven science classwork with state-of-the-art technology, University at Buffalo faculty member Randy Yerrick has taken on another role to help bring science educational resources into the digital age.
5/1/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – One hundred twenty-eight new physicians will be welcomed into the medical profession at the 168th commencement of the University at Buffalo’s School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Friday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.