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10/1/14

Two financial accounting experts will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Management as part of this year’s Helen and Oscar Sufrin Lectureship in Accounting on Oct. 20 in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.

10/2/14

The program targets infants and toddlers with, or at high risk for, developmental disabilities.

10/3/14

As national leaders grapple with health care reform, an increasing number physicians and health care administrators are looking to strengthen their business skills to improve the patient experience and the value of care delivered in their organizations.

10/3/14

The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) has developed a new intradepartmental division in Health Services Policy and Practice.

10/3/14

The $765 million class action settlement of concussion claims for retired NFL players that won preliminary approval in the U.S. Court of Appeals is a “potential template” for other professional athletes, says University at Buffalo Law School faculty member Christine P. Bartholomew, who is an expert on class action and antitrust litigation.

10/3/14

It is not only prenatal drug exposure, but also conditions related to drug use that can influence negative behavior in children, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions.

10/7/14

Pop quiz: How has Praxair enriched the educational experience for University at Buffalo students?

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10/8/14

The beloved event series, launched in 2009, kicks off a new season in October.

10/8/14

The therapy, derived from a protein found in tarantula venom, shows promise for treating a fatal form of childhood muscular dystrophy.

10/8/14

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed Michael W. Cropp, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Independent Health, to the University at Buffalo Council. His term will run through June 2020.

10/10/14

A piece of a cybersecurity display has gone missing and it’s up to a group of 50 students in grades five through eight grade to track it down using digital clues.

10/10/14

An oral biologic medication has successfully treated chronic, precancerous inflammation in the intestine, according to results of an animal study authored by an MD/PhD student in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/10/14

Anyone looking for evidence the University at Buffalo’s Gifted Math Program pays off in a big way need look no further than two of its graduates: One recently commanded a nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine; the other has the nickname “the closer” for his success in closing the deals his fellow software colleagues have started.

10/10/14

Three research groups receive a combined $1.3 million to improve smartphone energy management.

10/13/14

Co-creators Despina Stratigakos and Kelly Hayes McAlonie will be in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23 to reflect on how the gender debate in the profession has changed.

10/13/14

A new research and clinical care center focused on liver disease is launched by faculty experts recruited as part of UB 2020.

10/14/14

Two innovative public service endeavors have newly invigorated the University at Buffalo Law School’s Jaeckle Center for Law, Democracy and Governance. The first is a new blog covering New York State election and voting rights issues; the second is the creation of a non-partisan voting rights project.

10/15/14

A new UB study outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

10/15/14

Wes Moore, an Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur and youth advocate, will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Alumni Arena, North Campus, as part of the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.

10/22/14

Geriatricians can identify which cognitive symptoms are, and are not, reversible, says UB geriatrics specialist Bruce Troen.

10/15/14

When the new building opens in 2017, it is expected to house 2,000 faculty, students and staff from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/16/14

Four research projects have received funding under RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s new interdisciplinary environmental research initiative.

10/16/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has received three grants totaling $3.85 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the Translational Pharmacology Research Core and its HIV Clinical Pharmacology Research Program.
10/16/14

University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi will present his third annual State of the University address at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the UB North Campus.

10/17/14

The thick weeds and ungainly overgrowth of urban wilds are not usually mentioned in the same breath as the manicured lawns and trimmed shrubs of formal gardens, but these disturbed landscapes have qualities and value that are illuminated through an audio art piece produced by a University at Buffalo professor and a Harvard researcher.

10/17/14

One of the few studies to examine gender differences among patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has found that males with the condition experience more interpersonal difficulties than do females with the condition. The findings challenge what had been predicted by the University at Buffalo investigator and his colleagues.

10/20/14

Hosted by the UB School of Architecture and Planning, the database will assist local governments as they work to broaden access to healthy food.

10/20/14

UB alumnus Shep Gordon returns to campus for a screening of “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," a two thumbs-up “shagadelic roc doc” directed by Mike Myers.

10/20/14

Experts from the University at Buffalo are available to discuss concerns related to the Ebola outbreak.

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10/20/14

Judges will be looking for qualities familiar to people who have shopped for a diamond ring: Size, clarity and shape all matter.

10/21/14

A new shipping simulator will prioritize safety, which often takes a back seat to speed when transporting hazardous materials such as gasoline or medical waste from hospitals.

10/21/14

Educators in the Niagara Falls City School District knew they could build the perfect state-of-the-art lab space with flashy, high-tech devices and a STEM curriculum resembling traditional teaching methods. That alone would have been enough to be a showpiece in their district.

10/21/14

Five more companies will set up shop on or near the University at Buffalo campuses under START-UP NY, the innovative tax incentive program created by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

10/22/14

UB planning researcher Daniel Hess says Buffalo’s changing population is reflective of a nationwide pattern of “demographic inversion."

10/22/14

Singer is author of the book, “America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia."

10/22/14

Scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) are taking part in a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Center of Excellence study on the genetics of drug abuse.

10/22/14

Kristina Monakhova, a junior electrical engineering major at the University at Buffalo, has another accomplishment to add to her list.

10/22/14

When partnering with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances will reap the most benefits, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

10/23/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have successfully used a smartphone app to image the back of the eye, or fundus, in patients who can be particularly challenging to examine: newborn babies and children.  
10/23/14

The University at Buffalo will hold Take Back the Night 2014, the annual program, rally and march to support survivors and speak out against partner violence, family violence and sexual violence, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Student Union theatre on the UB North Campus.

10/24/14

The family of viruses housing Ebola and Marburg is ancient, and the two viruses last shared a common ancestor millions of years ago, UB scientists say.

10/24/14

Faculty members, staff and students from the University at Buffalo will volunteer throughout the City of Buffalo on Saturday, Oct. 25, as part of UB Community Day.

10/24/14

The University at Buffalo invites veterans and active duty or reserve members of the U.S. armed forces to attend a university-wide Military Veteran Preview Day on Nov. 14 in the Center for the Arts on UB’s North Campus.

10/27/14

Bright Buffalo Niagara will partner with 43North, the world’s largest business plan competition being held in Buffalo to showcase some of the hottest investment prospects from across the globe, to present The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up.

10/27/14

David Relman, an expert on microbial ecology, will speak at UB in October as part of the annual Critical Conversations series.

10/27/14

The playing field of online courses available to University at Buffalo students just expanded, thanks to Open SUNY+, a SUNY-wide online initiative that adds 56 degree and certificate programs from 17 campuses across the state.

10/27/14

GOP will gain eight Senate seats while House Democrats may lose 16 seats and hit a low point, Campbell predicts.

10/28/14

The University at Buffalo Police Department is one of 15 police agencies in the country chosen for a video tribute by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

10/28/14

UB alumnus Eric Reich leads the entrepreneurship portion of a seminar that introduces students to UB’s Undergraduate Academies.

10/28/14

The performance will include giant ships passing in the night, digital people-surfing, a “Ballet of the Sensory Organs” and more.

10/29/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management named William G. Gisel Jr., president and CEO of Rich Products Corp., the 2014 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year.

10/29/14

The Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalist Meet-Up will give more than 50 investors the opportunity to engage with semifinalists in 43North, the world’s largest business plan competition.

10/29/14

UB researcher Youfa Wang led a federally-funded systematic review and meta-analysis of 17 childhood obesity prevention programs.

10/29/14

An “overwhelming” number of judicial decisions finding a constitutional basis for same-sex marriage, and the Supreme Court’s refusal to review those decisions, suggest that it is just a matter of time before same-sex marriage is legal nationwide , according to a University at Buffalo law professor and expert on law and sexuality.

10/29/14

Just a few years out of graduate school, Linsey Graff has taken on leadership roles including president-elect of the Buffalo Architecture Foundation and chairperson of its Architecture+Education program.

10/29/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers have discovered what regulates generation of the early neurons in the retina during embryonic development. The findings provide clues to how cellular diversity is created in the central nervous system.
10/30/14

Two teams emerged victorious after students in the University at Buffalo School of Management squared off to showcase their sales expertise, leadership skills and strategic abilities to a judging panel of IBM professionals.

10/30/14

Jeffrey Alexander will give talks including one titled, "Cultural Trauma, Social Solidarity, and Moral Responsibility: Reactions to the Holocaust and other Modern Mass Murders."

10/30/14

The renowned producer and designer has worked with leading cultural organizations, from the New York Philharmonic to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

10/30/14

A UB study finds that babies' dietary patterns varied according to the racial, ethnic and educational backgrounds of their mothers.