Oceanographer Robert Ballard, best known for his 1985 discovery
of the Titanic, will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m.
on Wednesday, April 1, in Alumni Arena, North Campus, as part of
the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Public
Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) will recognize National
Public Health Week April 3-12 with a series of events that
highlight and celebrate public health efforts locally and
Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward
confronting and ultimately eliminating the stain of prejudice, yet
victims may be unlikely to recognize some types of discrimination
unless they have higher self-esteem, according to the results of a
new study by two University at Buffalo psychologists.
Laundry facilities at two University at Buffalo dormitories will
make the traditional college cleaning ritual a thing of the past,
thanks to a smartphone application that links current
technology with students looking for available washers and
A cybersecurity competition and a think tank implemented by
undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of
Management took top honors in the third annual DEAL (Display of
Efforts, Aptitudes and Leadership) Expo, an event that showcases
undergraduate achievements in the school.
The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA)
has received a grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
to examine the experience of sexual assault among lesbian and
bisexual women compared to heterosexual women.
Places affect people in ways that tap all of the senses. It
could be the long shadows of late afternoon cast by the aging pines
surrounding a ramshackle cabin; or the sound of exhausted waves
struggling to reach a deserted beach; or even the thick
smog-burdened heat a crowded city.
Deborah Waldrop, a professor in the UB School of Social Work,
received a prestigious Award of Excellence in Research from the
Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network at the
organization’s annual General Assembly in Philadelphia.
An app that allows voters to voice their opinions to
politicians. A 3D metal printer. And a chemotherapy treatment
without the unpleasant side effects. Once the ideas of UB students,
these startups are now a step closer to reality after taking first
place in the annual UB Elevator Pitch Competition.
In honor of the service veterans have provided the country, the
UB School of Dental Medicine (SDM) will host its first Dentistry
Smiles on Veterans program – a day of free dental screenings,
cleanings and repairs for local veterans.
Three graduate students took first place in the University at
Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship
Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a
revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.
UB will send another sizable troupe of student volunteers to
plant trees in South Campus neighborhoods on Saturday, April 18, as
part of the “ReTree the District” project that aims to
plant 1,000 trees in the University District by the end of
A group of UB experts and students will hold a panel discussion
on ways to strengthen efforts to make the university more
accessible to underrepresented communities, and will address topics
including access to visiting the university; student expectations;
counselor-to-student ratios; and the application and financial aid
Abigail LaPlaca — award-winning Latin American dance team
choreographer, lover of languages, worldwide adventure-traveler, UB
Presidential Scholar and 2015 Fulbright Scholar — saw her
vision of the transforming power of education come to life in an
8-year-old Dominican Republic girl named Tainalis.
Parents who chronically neglect their children contribute to the
likelihood that they will develop aggressive and delinquent
tendencies later in adolescence, and the one factor that links
neglect with those behaviors appears to be poor social skills.