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1/6/15

Resilience, satisfaction with life and a grateful disposition were among the traits studied by UB researcher John Violanti and colleagues.

1/8/15

A model program has helped two Western New York counties realize health care savings approaching $840,000 over two years.

1/7/15

Hot cocoa, prize giveaways, ice skating and more will feature at the carnival this Saturday.

1/8/15

Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about drinking, according to new research by a University at Buffalo psychologist.

1/8/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Daniel Antonius, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a forensic psychologist, says that attorneys in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, will be seeking to eliminate potential jurors with an overt emotional connection to the tragic event.
1/8/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s online bachelor’s degree (RN – BS) has been named a “2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program.”
1/13/15

The University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College will offer a distance-learning health care practice facilitator program beginning in February aimed at training individuals to help medical practices evaluate and improve their quality of care.

1/9/15

Additional information about changes in university schedule and operations will be posted at www.emergency.buffalo.edu.

1/12/15

Online programs offered by the University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing have been named among the best online programs by U.S. News & World Report.

1/13/15

José Aviles, director of admissions at the University of Delaware, has been named associate vice provost and director of admissions at the University at Buffalo.

1/15/15

It’s one thing to simulate an earthquake on a model structure inside a laboratory. It is another to rattle a standing California building with 50 tons of force.

1/20/15

Faculty from the University at Buffalo School of Management shared their research and expertise throughout the past year and made headlines worldwide. Now, you can help your business thrive and protect your finances in 2015 using these six tips.

1/16/15

Twenty-nine of the Prentice Family Foundation’s prosperity scholars – some of the University at Buffalo’s brightest students – will meet with key Western New York groups and city officials this week to learn what role they can play in improving Buffalo.

1/16/15

The Supreme Court’s announcement on Friday that it would soon consider whether states are constitutionally required to license same-sex marriages will likely bring marriage equality to the minority of states that still prohibit it, according to Michael Boucai, a University at Buffalo professor who specializes on law and sexuality. The Court will take up the matter in April, and a decision is expected by late June.

1/20/15

Tomorrow’s doctors could use this technology to obtain a super-clear picture of patients’ organs and tissues.

1/21/15

On Jan. 22, the founding principals of BIG will offer an update on the institute’s inaugural year, including insight on successful collaborations with industry.

1/21/15

The next frontier in physics may require teeny-tiny answers to big questions, and vice versa, University at Buffalo researchers say.

1/22/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — High brain iron levels have been associated with neurological diseases, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Even healthy adults have higher iron concentrations in their brains as they age. But just how environmental factors, including diet, influence iron levels in the brain has not been well understood.
1/22/15

‘The claws that catch’ alter cognitive processing to get what they want, new UB research finds.

1/22/15

Hot flashes, night sweats predict a greater likelihood of hip fracture, a new study finds.

1/22/15

A 10-minute business pitch will be the deciding factor when 14 University at Buffalo student entrepreneurs compete for up to $8,000 in seed funding.

1/22/15

The JOBS Act is doing its job and getting more startups to go public, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

1/22/15

A team headed by UB expert Youfa Wang is partnering with NASA in its global Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut program.

1/23/15

University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today applauded SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher’s plan to introduce best practices that will give current students and future graduates from across the entire SUNY system higher degrees of access, completion and success.

1/23/15

The University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

1/26/15

A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.

1/26/15

Alan Hutson is professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics in UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.

1/26/15

The University at Buffalo TCIE will use Twitter to discuss continuous improvement (CI), a business strategy that focuses on progressing operations through proven methods and tools.

1/27/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — After the blizzard has its way with the Northeast and moves on, what is the best way to start clearing snow if you’ve had heart issues?
1/27/15

Individuals and families looking for help with their taxes can get free tax preparation again this year through a program offered through the University at Buffalo’s Educational Opportunity Center.

1/29/15

Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).

1/28/15

A UB-led study finds that humanity’s early ancestors had genetic variations associated with modern disease, and now the question is why.

1/28/15

The companies expect to create 164 jobs and invest $8.7 million in Western New York.

1/29/15

Software to help companies retrieve files. A deployable wall to protect waterfront properties from flooding. A software platform that makes e-books more interactive. And a device to recover and refine precious metals. These are the business startup ideas that earned four enterprising University at Buffalo students $8,000 each in seed funding.