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11/3/14

“Open CFA” will feature performances, installations, video screenings, a VJ/DJ set and dance improvisations throughout UB's Center for the Arts.

11/5/14

UB researchers explore the relationship between empathy and aggression.

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11/4/14

Maynard's "youth and vitality, as well as her articulate and rational justifications, all seem to distinguish this from previous stories of medically assisted dying,” says UB expert Jack P. Freer.

11/4/14

UB infectious disease experts will discuss the history of the Ebola outbreak, media misconceptions and preparations at the local level.

11/5/14

In the past decade, online gambling has exploded and several states, including New York, have approved measures to legalize various types of gambling. So, it’s only natural that the number of people with gambling problems has also increased, right?

11/6/14

The University at Buffalo will honor its veteran and military service members at the university’s fifth annual Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11 on the North Campus.

11/7/14

Aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to network, listen and learn as the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) in the University at Buffalo School of Management, UB Career Services, the UB Undergraduate Academies and AT&T celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week through a series of Buffalo-area events.

11/7/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Preschoolers whose parents have rules about what their children can and cannot eat have healthier eating habits than those raised without such rules, according to a new study by pediatrics researchers at the University at Buffalo.
11/7/14

Many veterans, after serving our nation well, face huge challenges, including homelessness, lack of financial stability and access to basic necessities. Next semester, the University at Buffalo Law School clinical program will launch a new Veterans’ Economic Security Clinic to help these heroes.

11/10/14

Boland is one in a series of lyric poets — Pulitzer Prize winners, poet laureates, and other very distinguished writers — who have starred in these annual readings.

11/10/14

Most people rarely sing publically outside of a duty-bound rendition of “Happy Birthday.” And since that particular song is usually offered as a group performance, even the reluctant join in the spirit of the occasion, hoping their individual shortcomings will be cloaked by the chorus.

11/10/14

Lois Gibbs, the nationally recognized environmental activist who exposed and pushed for changes at the Love Canal toxic waste site, will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Management on Nov. 21.

11/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Veterans aren’t surprised when they suffer hearing loss after combat exposure to explosions, but they may be surprised to know that their vision may also suffer.
11/11/14

Student leaders from the University at Buffalo have organized events and pledge signings to raise awareness about sexual assault prevention, joining the White House’s “It’s On Us” campaign taking place on college campuses nationwide.

11/11/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management vaulted 18 places in Bloomberg Businessweek’s new ranking of the nation’s best full-time MBA programs, coming in at No. 39, the highest the school has been ranked since the ranking began in 1988.

11/13/14

A team of five undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Management will share a $1,000 prize as winners of the 11th annual Challenge, the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) case competition.

11/13/14

Internationally renowned producer, designer, artist and choreographer Doug Fitch will present his new work for theater, “How Did We…?” starting tonight (Thursday, Nov. 13) in the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.

11/13/14

The award will support his English translation of 15th century sonnets by barber-poet Burchiello.

11/13/14

Wearable devices can count the steps you take and the calories you burn. But can they help soldiers in the field? Or prevent someone from having a heart attack? Researchers at Sentient Science and the University at Buffalo say yes.

11/13/14

Retailers who hope to get a leg up on the competition by opening on Thanksgiving Day are taking the wrong approach, according to a national expert in retail marketing and strategy in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

11/14/14

Three University at Buffalo faculty members were appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system, at the SUNY Board of Trustees’ meeting on Nov. 6.

11/17/14

Enstice will address how the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus works to bring new industry and economic vitality into downtown Buffalo.

11/17/14

University at Buffalo senior Michael Kwame Twum knows firsthand how his university can change his life. He landed three coveted internships, beating out others with more traditional qualifications, all because of his contacts with UB’s Office of Career Services.

11/17/14

UB engineering student helps develop Bluesmart, a self-weighing, auto-locking, gadget-filled suitcase

Diva Wilson (L) and Jill Sperazza in PS 17
11/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y.— As the Great American Smokeout gets adult smokers thinking about quitting this week, hundreds of elementary school children will learn from University at Buffalo medical students about why they should never start smoking, thanks to a  national tobacco-free education program called Tar Wars.
11/26/14

The talk is part of the UB Department of Economics’ seminar serie, which is free and open to the public.

11/17/14

More than 8,000 international students in WNY — 6,504 at UB — contributed over $194 million to the economy.

11/18/14

Tonight’s appearance by political satirist John Oliver as part of the University at Buffalo’s Distinguished Speakers Series has been postponed until Dec. 3 due to winter severe weather conditions and travel restrictions that continue to affect the region.

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11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/20/14

Anne B. Curtis, UB chair of medicine, says shoveling and snowblowing both carry risks after severe storms.

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11/20/14

The use of the Dickens term is not necessarily inappropriate for the current state of affairs, says David Schmid, a UB associate professor of English.

11/20/14

First responders are working endless shifts, not getting home to care for their families, sleeping at the barracks and eating whatever they can find,” says UB expert John Violanti.  

11/23/14

UB expert Joseph Atkinson can discuss how flooding could affect Western New York as warmer weather settles over areas that received huge amounts of snowfall this week.

11/24/14

UB researcher uses NSF grant to assess America’s perception of Ebola and improve communication about the virus.

11/25/14

The new transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria and other major illnesses.

11/25/14

The documentary airs tonight on Rogers Sportsnet, a channel and website available to 8.2 million Canadian homes.

12/2/14

Winners will demo their community-focused mobile apps, and $18,000 in prizes will be awarded.

12/2/14

Tejal Shelat, a UB graduate student, says the fellowship will further her goal of working for the betterment of women in developing countries.