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5/1/15

UB professor considers trip to Nepal with research team to study performance of building structures.

5/1/15

PhotoZyne, the startup led by the three UB graduate students that won this year’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, has done it again — this time at the state level.

5/4/15

The therapy dogs are back in town at UB.

5/4/15

During the 2015 tax season, more than 200 IRS-certified accounting students from the UB School of Management brought $1,284,050 back into the Buffalo community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

5/4/15

The treatment has shown promise in preventing the spread of tumors.

5/5/15

The award is widely considered the highest honor in the United States for journalism.

5/5/15

In mice, prolonged exposure to sound altered cells connected to the brain in a new UB-led study.

5/5/15

A team from the LoGuidice Education Center in Fredonia developed a plan that cut student suspensions, increased student attendance and reduced disciplinary referrals.

5/5/15

Many issues, from biological to environmental, determine effective weight control, but how people manage their own behavior is a big piece of that puzzle.

5/7/15

New UB research advances our understanding of how masses of undifferentiated cells transform into tremendously complex organisms.

5/7/15

The initiative will help provide individuals with greater leverage in securing higher-wage jobs and employers with better insight into worker proficiency.

5/7/15

Alan J. Lesse, MD, associate professor in the UB Department of Medicine, has been appointed senior associate dean for medical curriculum in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/8/15

Stanley M. Bergman, chief executive officer of Henry Schein, the world’s largest provider of health care products and services, will deliver the commencement address to the graduating class of the UB School of Dental Medicine.

5/11/15

Casey Rothberg, only the second UB student ever to win the competitive David L. Boren Scholarship, fits the scholarship program’s profile on paper well.

5/11/15

The rare works of renowned, 20th-century “rock star” poet Dylan Thomas have returned home to the University at Buffalo Poetry Collection.

5/11/15

The UB School of Management has named its 2015 Accountant of the Year: John D. Cudmore ’90, senior vice president, finance – divisional operations and strategic planning for the Madison Square Garden (MSG) Co.

5/11/15

The Western New York Prosperity Fellowship continues to grow, awarding a record class of 34 UB scholars, as well as transitioning from a scholarship to fellowship program.

5/12/15

Joshua Seward, a graduate student in the UB School of Management, was among only 14 students nationwide chosen for an elite postgraduate technical assistantship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

5/12/15

Four others - including distinguished faculty, alumni and Buffalo natives – will receive honors at the event.

5/12/15

Investigators from UB and other institutions have made a major breakthrough that provides new insights into how tinnitus, and the often co-occurring hyperacusis, might develop and be sustained.

5/13/15

The tool, developed by UB researchers, is used worldwide by academia, industry and government.

5/13/15

The UB School of Management awarded LeaderCORE™ certification to 49 MBA students in a ceremony held last month at the Marriott Hotel in Amherst.

5/14/15

When it comes to vehicle safety, car buyers get what they pay for, according to new research conducted at UB.

5/18/15

A community leader who moved “beyond the falsehood” after being placed incorrectly in special education classes and an Eritrean refugee who exemplifies the storybook “American Dream” will be honored at theUB Educational Opportunity Center’s graduation ceremony on May 20.

5/14/15

Mention the idea of that universal translator to UB senior Natasha Sanford and, though not a science fiction fan, she immediately starts solving the problem of real-time, speech-based translation.

5/15/15

More than 1,300 students are candidates to receive degrees during UB’s 169th University Commencement to be held at 10 a.m. May 17 in Alumni Arena, North Campus.

5/15/15

A longtime UB Law School professor who has spent a lot of time in courtrooms throughout the nation is unveiling ambitious plans for the school’s Advocacy Institute.

5/15/15

Train travel remains statistically much safer than driving, UB emergency medicine professor notes.  

5/15/15

Each May, the Amherst Chamber of Commerce recognizes individuals and companies that support Western New York through their business and community service.

5/15/15

The grant will support eight graduate students per year for five years.

5/18/15

Fourteen UB School of Management graduates received awards during the school’s graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 15 and 16.

5/18/15

A UB anthropology student just finishing her freshman year will take her passion for the “connections through time” to Durham University in Great Britain as one of three 2015 UB Fulbright Scholars.

5/15/15

It could easily be a decade before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death sentence is carried out, according to law professor Charles Ewing.

5/19/15

A new UB study has found that smokers are four times more likely than non-smokers to become frequent visitors of emergency rooms.

5/19/15

Warm Weather Wednesdays, the summer series of activities designed to provide members of the UB community – and the public – a chance to get outside and have some fun, is back for a second year.

5/20/15

As it celebrates a special anniversary, the festival and conference has gained international recognition for pushing the boundaries of music.

5/20/15

A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press in 2013 sent financial markets into a tailspin

5/21/15

Shopping websites with robust, interactive product review systems make customers more satisfied and improve product marketing, according to a new study from the UB School of Management.

5/22/15

It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement – called a metamaterial hyperlens – doesn’t climb down stairs. Instead, it improves our ability to see tiny objects.

5/22/15

Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places will present the second of this year’s two-concert series on Friday, June 5, at 6 p.m. at Kleinhans Music Hall.

5/22/15

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will be the keynote speaker at the University at Buffalo’s Law School commencement.

5/22/15

You don’t need a doctorate in pharmacology to write a book about aging, but it came in handy in writing “Optimal Aging: A Guide to Your First Hundred Years,” by Jerrold Winter, PhD, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

5/26/15

University at Buffalo physician-scientist John M. Canty Jr. has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the State University of New York system.

5/26/15

Three UB students are participating in a Pre-Seed Workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in launching a high-tech company.

5/28/15

A genetic mutation that produces some autistic behaviors and potential therapeutic targets to restore normal behaviors are described in a new paper.

5/27/15

Three Rochester-area alumni will be recognized by the Rochester Chapter of the UB Alumni Association during its inaugural awards ceremony on June 4.

5/28/15

UB is investing $25 million in an initiative that will harness the strengths of UB faculty from disciplines across the university to confront grand challenges facing humankind.

5/28/15

Fire-tolerant trees that bear edible nuts were unusually abundant near Native American villages in Chautauqua County, UB researchers say.

5/29/15

Three new varieties of erythromycin created by UB researchers kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

5/29/15

An international research team led by University at Buffalo engineers has developed the device.

5/20/15

Members of the UB community will be able to enjoy an evening of food, music, carnival games and other activities in the classic setting of Baird Point at a Summer Sunset Festival, the latest UBThisSummer offering to help faculty and staff take advantage of what many believe is the best time of year to experience the UB campus.