BUFFALO, N.Y. – Each year as dental students prepare for
their licensure examinations, dental schools across the country
face the challenge of finding patients so that the students can
demonstrate their clinical skills.
In a continuing effort to promote interdisciplinary research,
and foster relationships with government and industry to grow the
Western New York economy, the University at Buffalo is making some
of the region’s most advanced science and engineering
equipment, and cutting edge research facilities, available for
Two University at Buffalo police officers were honored last
month by the State University at New York for heroism and
professional service, one for risking his life to protect students
on campus and the other whose coolness under pressure may have
saved a life.
In the field of medical and information technology research,
Barry Smith, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Julian Park
Chair in the University at Buffalo Department of Philosophy, has
made a distinctive and significant contribution.
Political satirist John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last
Week Tonight,” will speak at UB at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec.
3, in Alumni Arena as part of the University at Buffalo’s
Distinguished Speakers Series.
Students from the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
will be sharing their stories from their last medical mission to
Haiti at a silent auction, which will fund their next medical
mission at the end of this month.
iSciWNY and the University at Buffalo’s New York State
Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS)
will celebrate the next generation of life sciences professionals
at an induction ceremony for the 2017 class of the West Seneca
Central School District Academy of Life Sciences.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo
and other institutions have turned cells normally used as model
cells, known as immortalized cells, into stem or, as they call it,
“stem-like” cells, using nothing more than mechanical
stress. They have done it without employing the potentially
hazardous techniques previously used to obtain similar results.
Interactive video kiosks that allow patrons to hear words of
advice and inspiration from local professionals employed in STEM
fields (science, technology, engineering and math) will be unveiled
at the Buffalo Museum of Science as part of a new effort to inspire
students to pursue STEM careers.
Some drugs used to treat diabetes mimic the behavior of a
hormone that a University at Buffalo psychologist has learned
controls fluid intake in subjects. The finding creates new
awareness for diabetics who, by the nature of their disease, are
already at risk for dehydration.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — What does it take for a drug molecule to
turn on a protein? Sometimes nothing more than jostling a few
atoms. New research from University at Buffalo scientists
will help pharmacologists better understand how drugs work and how
to make them more effective.
Early-stage entrepreneurs can learn how to transform their ideas
into a successful business, thanks to a new program in the
University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for
Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).
A new collaborative program asking for help from the top local
school district administrators and a competitive award leading to
more university-local school cooperation are the latest examples of
the Graduate School of Education’s commitment to increasing
its involvement and “partnerships” with community
The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of
Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), iSciWNY and
Superior Group have partnered with the Buffalo Museum of Science
(BMOS) to expose students to the vast array of science, technology,
engineering and math (STEM) careers in Western New York.
In 2015, the University at Buffalo School of Management’s
Center for Entrepreneurship (CEL) will continue to support and
train business owners in Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey district
and minority and women entrepreneurs across the area, thanks to an
$86,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The FBI presented the 2014
Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) to Paul Wietig,
EdD, assistant vice president in the University at Buffalo Office
of Interprofessional Education (IPE), on Dec. 17 at the Buffalo
office of the FBI. Brian Boetig, special agent in charge (SAC) of
the Buffalo office, conferred the award.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — More people are applying to the University
at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and more
accepted students are choosing UB, according to officials at the
University at Buffalo Police will hold their annual
Citizens’ Police Academy beginning Wednesday, Feb. 11, the
first installment of a nine-week program giving the university
community an up-close, behind-the-scenes look into the working life
of a campus police officer.
Amit Goyal, an internationally recognized materials scientist,
has been named director of RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s
new interdisciplinary institute dedicated to research and education
on globally pressing problems in energy, environment and water.
The University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s
Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (ITTIC) has received
the 2014 Ronald Gonzalez Red Ribbon Community Award presented by
the AIDS Network of Western New York.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Roseanne C. Berger, MD, senior associate
dean for graduate medical education in the University at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is one of three leaders
nationwide to be honored with a 2015 Parker J. Palmer Courage to
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