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12/2/14
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.
12/2/14

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 use.

12/2/14

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.

12/2/14

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.

12/3/14

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.

12/4/14

Emberton was honored for her book, “Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the South after the Civil War.”

12/4/14

Winning apps help users find information on child care, Thruway conditions, rental properties, landlords and other topics in Western New York.

12/4/14

The UB School of Public Health and Health Professions will offer a 12-month accelerated program with a concentration in health services administration and population health.

Brain scans
12/4/14

A lack of longitudinal studies on CTE hinders scientists’ ability to understand how the brain disease is linked to behavioral health symptoms in former athletes.

Ellen Tokarz with patient at Haiti clinic
12/3/14

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.  

12/4/14

David Kofke, PhD, is a SUNY Distinguished Professor in UB's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

12/4/14

Micheal L. Dent, a University at Buffalo psychologist, listens to what is inaudible to others. And what she’s hearing might one day help us better understand human hearing loss.

Students in Medical Humanities
12/5/14

On Dec. 5, first-year medical students at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will participate in a new requirement: attending the First Year Humanities Day.

12/8/14

The courses, which range from half-day seminars to a 9-month certification program, assist professionals with improving personal and company performance.

12/8/14

A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

Student getting a dog kiss
12/8/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Libraries will bring therapy dogs to campus to help students cope with stress while preparing for final exams.
12/8/14

UB students will team up with the National Football League to host an event encouraging more than 100 kids to eat healthy and be physically active.

12/9/14

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.

Teens smoking. This image may not be reused.
12/10/14

In measuring teen nicotine use, public health agencies often rely on data that are too crude, researchers say.

12/10/14
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.
12/10/14

UB student Julian Chinana, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, received the 2014 General Albert James Myer and Private Harrison Baird Veterans Scholarship.

12/10/14

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.

12/11/14

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.

12/12/14
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.
12/11/14

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).

12/12/14

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 schools.

12/11/14

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.

12/12/14

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.

12/15/14

The new research suggests that the Greenland Ice Sheet may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought.

12/16/14

SUNY Distinguished Professor James A. Gardner has been named interim dean of the University at Buffalo Law School, UB Provost Charles F. Zukoski announced today.

12/16/14

What makes cancer cells sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy? University at Buffalo researchers are working on an answer, thanks to a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society.

12/17/14
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.
12/17/14
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 medical school.
12/17/14

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.

12/18/14

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.

12/18/14

UB Professor and Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson will star in “Between Riverside and Crazy."

12/19/14

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.

12/18/14

The university, one of 10 winners nationwide, is cited for best collaboration by the U.S. Green Building Council.