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4/1/15

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.

4/1/15

Video thanks fans, community for their support during historic 2014-15 men’s and women’s basketball seasons

4/1/15
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 globally.
4/1/15

University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi has released a statement regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order banning state-funded or state-sponsored travel to the state of Indiana.

4/2/15

The effort, part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, aims to improve safety on campus and in the community.

4/2/15

The “information loss paradox” in black holes — a problem that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years — may not exist

4/2/15

One in three boys experiencing sexual assault tries to take his own life, according to new research by a UB nursing faculty member.

4/2/15

UB law professor says Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act is not just problematic for the LGBT community

4/2/15

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.

4/2/15

Luis Colón has nurtured minority enrollment in UB’s chemistry PhD program, with graduates landing top jobs.

4/6/15

UB’s pioneering festival and performance institute for new music will include master classes, seminars, lectures and 15 concerts.

4/3/15

The University at Buffalo has released the following statement in response to media inquiries about Bobby Hurley and travel to the state of Indiana.

4/7/15

A team of four first-year MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management have won the annual Whitman Case Competition on March 27 at Syracuse University.

4/7/15

The event is part of the School of Public Health and Health Professions' celebration of National Public Health Week.

4/8/15

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 dryers.

4/7/15

The award winners - from the Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany areas - were chosen from a nationwide pool of 1,206 students.

4/7/15

Ninety seconds is all that will stand between 100 students and the first steps toward turning their business ideas into a reality.

4/7/15

Renowned cancer researcher Karen Meneses, PhD, will present the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s Fifth Annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture.

4/8/15

William Baumer’s family has given $500,000 to create a fund benefiting the Department of Philosophy.

4/7/15

The public is in the dark when it comes to herbal supplements, said Edward Bednarczyk, UB pharmacy practice chair, PharmD.

4/8/15

People choose convenience over security, says professor of communication Arun Vishwanath

4/8/15

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.

4/8/15

Mayor Byron Brown will speak and recognize April as Occupational Therapy month   

4/9/15

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.

4/9/15

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.

4/10/15

Five finalists will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition at UB on April 15.

4/10/15

Pharmacy school’s gold rating exemplifies the University at Buffalo’s commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of all three campuses.

4/10/15

Western New York veterans have a reason to smile.

4/10/15

Satish K. Tripathi addressed the role of universities in regional economic development.   

4/10/15

Most parents shift from denial to support, according to law professor Charles Ewing.

4/15/15

The 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence takes place April 16.

4/13/15

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.

4/14/15

A UB research team aims to bring robotics to construction sites.

4/14/15

Michael Goodchild is widely recognized as one of the founders of geographic information science.

4/14/15

Nallan C. Suresh has traveled the world teaching executives how to better serve customers by examining and reconfiguring their supply chains.

4/16/15

An international symposium, scholarship dinner and community roundtable will take place on April 23 and 24.

4/15/15

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.

4/15/15

Learn about the UB’s role in Gov. Cuomo’s START-UP NY program in a free lecture event presented by UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).

4/15/15

The April 23 summit will encourage women to enter the science and engineering workforce and support those on the path already.

4/16/15

As a public university, UB is a forum for expression of a wide range of ideas and opinions.

4/16/15

Committee evaluates safety, dependence and health issues related to tobacco products

4/21/15

UB researchers contribute to study on new candidate drug that may help treat misfolded protein diseases like CMT, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

4/17/15

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.

4/16/15

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.

4/17/15

Research is “a big win” for the Kaleida-UB building designed to spur collaboration between the Gates Vascular Institute and the Clinical and Translational Research Center.

4/17/15

This trend could be a positive sign for the prevention of cigarette use.

4/17/15

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 2016.

4/17/15

UB has played a key role in the Women’s Health Initiative, one of the largest clinical trials ever undertaken in the U.S.

4/17/15

The UB School of Management honored many of its doctoral students at the fourth annual PhD Showcase and Celebration on April 9.

4/20/15

An award winning documentary is coming to Buffalo for a special screening thanks to some teamwork involving the UB School of Social Work and the Amherst Senior Center.

4/20/15

New biotech method could lead to development of HIV vaccine, targeted cancer treatment.

4/20/15

The app acts like traditional signs in museums and parks – only it’s more interactive.

4/20/15

Pop culture has the capacity to shape bodies through societal norms, advertising and gender distinction. But what if the body was approached as a sculptural mass unburdened by preconception?

4/21/15

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 processes.

4/21/15

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.

4/21/15

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.

4/22/15

Engineering students have teamed with his nonprofit to help rural Kenyans.

4/22/15

It’s a question that many teenagers dread: What do you want to be when you grow up?

4/23/15

The UB Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP and M&T Bank for another “BAND Against Bullying” school arts competition on April 28.

4/24/15

Marion Quirici, a PhD student in the UB Department of English, has received a $20,000 American Fellowship award from the American Association of University Women.

4/24/15

A student from Buffalo’s Hutchinson-Central Technical High School edged out almost 800 competitors from across the region to win MoneySKILL® Mania.

4/24/15

Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place.

4/24/15

Pennante Naa Ayikailey “Penny” Bruce-Vanderpuije, a doctoral candidate in the UB Department of Chemistry, has received the prestigious 2015 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship.

4/28/15

In an opinion piece in the journal mBio, UB professor Michael W. Russell discusses how scientists can better battle drug resistance.

4/27/15

They expect to create 39 jobs and invest $597,000 in the region within five years.

4/28/15

Supreme Court’s decision hinges on Justice Anthony Kennedy, according to Michael Boucai.

4/29/15

Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a newly created general-practice dental residency program.

4/29/15

Steve Wozniak, who helped to revolutionize the personal computer industry as co-founder of Apple Computer, will speak at UB on April 29 as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

4/29/15

It is the only institute of higher learning in New York in 2015 to receive the honor.

4/30/15

The Career Resource Center and the Internships and Experiential Learning Office in the UB School of Management honored business leaders, students and companies on April 24.

4/30/15

A model conceived and developed by a three-member interdisciplinary team of UB students was among this year’s winners in a prestigious international mathematical modeling contest.

4/30/15

A briefing about the construction of UB’s new medical school and an opportunity to photograph the site will take place today at 1 p.m. on the sixth floor of the Conventus building.

4/30/15

An infographic looks at the largest medical education facility under construction in the U.S.