Mini-trips to exotic lands. Mentor connections with renowned
professors and accomplished alumni. Community-based service that
blends real-world experience with life-changing impact.
That’s the real picture behind the University at
Buffalo’s expanding focus on “experiential
For years, the University at Buffalo’s QUIT program
attained an impressive success rate in helping smokers
–especially heavy smokers – stop the deadly habit and
staying off permanently. Now, the program is making victory over
tobacco even easier, and more affordable.
The NFL’s new “test case” for pro football
players accused of domestic violence could lead to increased
scrutiny and more education about the issue outside of professional
sports, according to the director of the Domestic Violence and
Women’s Rights Clinic at the University at Buffalo’s
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Why do cocaine addicts relapse after
months or years of abstinence? The National Institute on Drug Abuse
has awarded a University at Buffalo scientist a $2 million grant to
conduct research that will provide some answers.
University at Buffalo Law School adjunct professor Nellie Drew
is the utility player of sports law. She can devise an imaginary
world of NFL expansion in her classroom and she takes a decisive
stance in the ongoing sales of the Buffalo Bills.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nationally recognized experts will show local
nonprofit leaders how to think like entrepreneurs and effectively
use social media to advance their organizations at a conference
this month hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Social
Work and the UB School of Management’s Center for
Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Top-notch academics and the lowest
possible debt: That’s the win-win value offered to students
by the University at Buffalo, according to U.S. News and World
Report. The magazine today released its popular annual
ranking of the best colleges and universities in America for
BUFFALO, N.Y. – FNUB Inc., an affiliate of the University
at Buffalo Foundation, has entered into an agreement to sell the
former Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) building at 465
Washington St. to Ciminelli Real Estate Corp.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers and
colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new
details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.
This information provides new insights into autoimmune mechanisms
in general and could help develop and screen treatments for
patients suffering from all autoimmune diseases, estimated to
affect 5-10 percent of the U.S. population.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Cheryl Strayed, author of the New York
Times bestseller, “Wild,” will speak at the University
at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Alumni Arena, UB
North Campus, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- This year, the University at Buffalo School of
Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL)
successfully launched a sold-out family business program. Now,
backing from Wilmington Trust will give the initiative an extra
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo project that aims to
significantly advance the state-of-the-art in cloud computing
research has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Monika McFoy, who formerly worked as an
academic coach coordinator in the University at Buffalo Academic
Resource Center, was named executive director of the Buffalo
Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM) program in the UB
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Management
is again ranked as one of the country’s best undergraduate
business programs in the 2015 edition of “America’s
Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report.
BUFFALO, NY — University at Buffalo President Satish K.
Tripathi today announced a five-year contract extension for
Athletic Director Daniel J. “Danny” White, an
agreement that extends White’s contract until 2019.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Attention lifelong learners! In a town
well-known for its conferences and festivals, here’s one
dedicated to the thousands of migrants — many of them
refugees — from all continents who continue to globalize the
country, change its face and contribute to the cultural life of
Buffalo as they have for 200 years.
Hundreds of University at Buffalo alumni are expected to
celebrate their alma mater on Friday, Sept. 19, during a function
in Larkinville, Buffalo eclectic and historic entertainment
district located at 745 Seneca St.
Students from groups that are underrepresented in science and
technology fields will become proficient in genomics and genetics,
thanks to a five-year, $1.2 million grant to the University at
Buffalo from the National Institutes of Health, said Rep. Brian
Higgins, who announced the grant today at UB’s South
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marla Salmon, ScD, RN, FAAN, known
internationally for her nursing scholarship on global and domestic
health policy, global health workforce development and
strengthening of health systems, will present the 18th Annual
Bonnie Bullough Lecture at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 in 105 Harriman
Hall on UB’s South Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Presenting a strong
résumé, setting long-term goals, navigating social
media and networking are essential skills for today’s
business professional—and all are topics for this
year’s Smart Business Practices seminar series, hosted by the
University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association
BUFFALO, N.Y.— The University at Buffalo’s New York
State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences
(CBLS) will host Rheonix, Inc., a molecular diagnostic company
based in Ithaca, N.Y., to deliver September’s Life
Sciences Commercialization Lecture.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in
the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep.
Discovered by researchers at Harvard School of Medicine and the
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,
this is only the second “sleep node” identified in the
mammalian brain whose activity appears to be both necessary and
sufficient to produce deep sleep.
The University at Buffalo Department of Epidemiology and
Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health
Professions (SPHHP), will present a day-long public workshop that
aims to increase awareness of air pollution-related research from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26.
The University at Buffalo community gets an A+ for generosity,
donating more than 24,000 items in this year’s school supply
drive sponsored by the Office of Community Relations. In all,
24,469 items were collected, making this year’s drive the
most successful one yet.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Lighthouse Free Medical Clinic
doesn’t usually host art openings. It’s a nonprofit,
drop-in clinic where University at Buffalo medical students provide
free, routine health care and preventive services to uninsured
patients on Buffalo’s East Side.
Area professionals can learn to use big data to better
understand how their workforce contributes to success at a
presentation hosted by the University at Buffalo School of
Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational
Preparing young students for success throughout their education
careers takes a front seat during a lecture series this fall
sponsored and organized by the University at Buffalo Graduate
School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership
Lynn Kozlowski, PhD, former dean of the University at Buffalo
School of Public Health and Health Professions, will present the
school’s 26th Annual J. Warren Perry Distinguished Lecture on
Thursday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall,
UB South Campus.
University at Buffalo Law School Dean Makau Mutua is stepping
down as dean, effective Dec. 19, after a seven-year tenure in which
he introduced new law school programs in response to the changing
legal marketplace, hired 22 new faculty and led the school to its
most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history.
The rise of digital communication has connected the world to an
endless stream of information, but it also has left people,
businesses, government agencies and critical infrastructure
vulnerable to data theft and Internet-based threats.
University at Buffalo faculty member Xuefeng Ren has received a
$1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to
investigate the mechanisms of arsenic carcinogenesis — the
process by which exposure to arsenic transforms normal cells into
The effects of media violence on children and what parents and
teachers can do about it is the focus at this year’s Alberti
Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention annual conference to be held
from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Millennium Hotel,
2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute will celebrate the
fifth anniversary of its founding with a spectacular performance of
music, dance and opera in honor of the Chinese Moon Festival, as
well as the birthday of the esteemed Chinese philosopher
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This year the 2014 Annual Friends of the
University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library Program will host
noted scholar, Brandy Schillace, PhD, research associate at the
Dittrick Medical History Center and Sages Teaching Fellow at Case
Western Reserve University.
The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Beta
Alpha Psi was once again recognized as one of the best chapters in
the world, accepting several special awards at the
organization’s annual meeting held Aug. 7-9 in Atlanta.
The timely and controversial subject of the United States’
drone policy in the Middle East will be debated and explored at a
public program to be held at the University at Buffalo Law School
at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in 107 O’Brian Hall on
UB’s North Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marianthi Markatou, PhD, University at
Buffalo professor of biostatistics, has been appointed to serve on
the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biostatistics Methods and
Research Design (BMRD) study section.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University
of Florida (UF) College of Pharmacy, will deliver the Gerhard Levy
Distinguished Lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Kapoor Hall
on the University at Buffalo South Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Patients with chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status
when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung
Flute®, according to a new study by the University at
Buffalo. Usually caused by smoking, COPD, which includes chronic
bronchitis and emphysema, is the third leading cause of death in
Human societies invest color with intense meanings. Color,
like gender, is associated with virtually all aspects of identity:
health, emotions, intelligence, status, class, race, nation,
religion, and aesthetic taste.
Carl Lund, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the
University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological
Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of
Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
When your team of financial aid specialists can raise the
percent of Buffalo high school students successfully completing the
all-important financial aid application by 61 percent in a few
months, you do the reasonable thing: You try to reach more
The rise of the Digital Age has left people, businesses,
government agencies and critical infrastructure vulnerable to data
theft and Internet-based threats. To examine this relatively new
phenomenon, the University at Buffalo has launched “Digital
Challenges,” a new lecture series centered on the promise and
pitfalls of digital communication.
If a person is dually diagnosed with a severe mental illness and
a substance abuse problem, are improvements in their mental health
or in their substance abuse most likely to reduce the risk of