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6/1/15

Thirteen medical professionals are now equipped with the skills to save costs without impacting quality of care, negotiate better outcomes, make sound financial decisions and effectively manage others as graduates of UB's first-ever Executive Development in Health Care Management Certificate program.

6/1/15

Twenty-seven Western New York business professionals have graduated from the Executive MBA program in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

6/2/15

A team of six MBA students from the UB School of Management will share a $2,000 prize as winner of the school’s ninth annual Steven C. Verney MBA Case Competition.

6/2/15

When UB Fulbright winner Samah A. Asfour was a junior studying in the Aix-en-Provence of France, she didn’t fully understand discrimination toward the Arab community until she met her host mother.

6/2/15

Caitlyn Jenner is being treated largely with respect, and that is what makes this a milestone moment, according to professor emerita Elayne Rapping.

6/3/15

UB’s Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences is now screening applicants for its Articulation Boot Camp, an intensive four-week summer program designed to help correct articulation impairment.

6/3/15

The group includes For-Robin, a UB spinoff company developing a cancer therapy.

6/11/15

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will co-sponsor 10 local biotech companies at the 2015 BIO International Convention, to be held June 15-18 in Philadelphia.

6/3/15

Donald W. Rowe, PhD, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Herman M. Biggs Public Health Award by the New York State Public Health Association.

6/3/15

What made certain structures collapse and others hold up is what UB's Andreas Stavridis will study.

6/4/15

The Western New York community can enjoy free health screenings and family fun at the first Erie County Health Mall (ECHM) Health Fair and Community Day on Saturday, June 6.

6/4/15

Expansion of the National Security Agency's surveillance of Americans' international Internet traffic is troubling, says UB's Mark Bartholomew.

6/5/15

These types of data breaches are virtually impossible to stop, according to UB's Arun Vishwanath.

6/8/15

Emotionally distressed prostate cancer patients more likely to choose surgery, researchers say.

6/9/15

Most escape attempts end within a very short distance of the prison, says UB's Charles Ewing.

6/9/15

Paul E. Tesluk, the Donald S. Carmichael Professor of Organizational Behavior, has been appointed interim dean of the University at Buffalo School of Management, effective July 1.

6/9/15

Gil I. Wolfe is an expert on neuromuscular disorders with a special focus on myasthenia gravis.

6/9/15

Robert “Bob” Neubert, clinical assistant professor in the School of Management, was named the new director of the Entrepreneurship Academy.

6/9/15

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6/11/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — More people with significant mental health needs in Western New York and throughout the state are receiving quality psychiatric care in the community, instead of the hospital, thanks to two innovative programs developed by University at Buffalo psychiatrists.
6/11/15

After responding to a suicide and a suicide attempt, the Texas officer had been through enough trauma for one day, says UB's John Violanti.

6/12/15

The benefits of small classes help students and last longer than previous research indicated, according to a nationally respected expert on education, class size and school discipline.

6/12/15

At the contest, the rover's arm failed, forcing the students to act quickly — they needed to make the fix within 10 minutes or they’d be disqualified.

6/12/15

A large field makes the campaign less volatile, says nationally known political forecaster James Campbell.

6/12/15

The University at Buffalo’s Institute for Person-Centered Care (IPCC) recently awarded grants totaling more than $31,000 to five UB faculty members for aging and person-centered care research.

6/12/15

New research could soon automate hospital discharge communication, adding critical data and cutting the time it takes the information to reach community health care providers from weeks to hours.

6/15/15

A “one-size-fits-all” approach to alcohol treatment is not the best strategy, according to University at Buffalo addiction experts, who have received a $3 million grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.

6/16/15

Trip will include an awards ceremony hosted by the National Science Foundation and a visit to the White House.

6/17/15

Sit down with a friend in a quiet restaurant and begin talking, just before the dinner crowd’s arrival. Business is slow at first, but picks up quickly, just like the sound level. Music plays, glasses clink, servers discuss specials. Discussions are everywhere, colliding and competing with the other noises.

6/17/15

Discovery of new neural pathway may lead to preventing relapses in addicts.

6/18/15

This year's number of UB winners matches last year's, which was the most in recent memory.

6/17/15

Some of the summer’s biggest movies, including “Tomorrowland,” “Furious 7” and “Mad Max: Fury Road,” are in the lineup for the UB undergraduate Student Association’s popular, free outdoor Summer Film Series.

6/22/15

UB on the Green, UB’s free outdoor event series catering to the University Heights neighborhood, is back for its ninth season.

6/18/15

UB Law School researcher Jessica Owley has found significant gaps in how public agencies keep track of endangered species agreements.

6/18/15

Forty-six established entrepreneurs are armed with the skills to move their businesses forward after graduating from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Core program.

6/18/15

Having survivors re-live what they just went through increases the likelihood that they will have more issues down the road, says Steven Dubovsky.

6/19/15

Megan McNally, executive director of The Foundry, has been named Protégé of the Year by the Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs program.

6/22/15

A new class of entrepreneurs are better prepared to successfully manage the unique challenges of running a family business after completing the “Growing a Healthy Family Business” course at UB.

6/19/15

The Department of Learning and Instruction has launched two new online programs, adding to a growing list of online offerings by the UB Graduate School of Education.

6/19/15

Graham Hammill, professor and chair of the Department of English in the UB College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School at UB.

6/19/15

Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has received the IAPR/ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award from the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognitio.

6/19/15

Experts from UB’s Jaeckle Center for Democracy, Law and Governance are available to explain voting rights, election law and campaign finance issues.

6/22/15

Moises Sudit, an entrepreneur, professor and center director, has been appointed UB’s associate vice president for sponsored programs.

6/23/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — To celebrate their transition from medical student to resident, 200 University at Buffalo medical residents, most of them new to Western New York, will don the long white coats that indicate they have graduated from medical school.
6/24/15

The first cohort of early-stage entrepreneurs graduated from the new Startup CEL program offered by the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

6/25/15

Nine business leaders are ready to drive their companies forward after completing the Advanced Core program in the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

6/24/15

A clever experiment reveals how cells that process sound respond to complex stimuli.

6/24/15

Maryam Sadat Sharifian, a UB doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education, has received three awards to encourage her “to make a difference in the world.”

6/25/15

The nation’s two most prominent philosophers of medicine will present their divergent views of health, disease and grieving as part of a three-day conference on bioethics and the philosophy of medicine to be held at UB.

6/25/15

When you’re having trouble sleeping, light is the last thing you assume you need.

6/24/15

The flag represents a Confederate nation founded on the premise that 'the black man is not equal to the white man,' says UB's Carole Emberton.

6/25/15

The Clinical and Pharmacology Quality Assurance contract runs for seven years.

6/25/15

This could be the end of serious legal attacks on Obamacare, says UB's Nancy Nielsen.

6/25/15

Congressman Brian Higgins announced that UB's Andreas Stavridis received a National Science Foundation grant for earthquake research.

6/26/15

The main battle over same-sex couples' right to marry is over, says UB's Michael Boucai.

6/26/15

This week’s Supreme Court ruling affirming nationwide tax credits for mandatory insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act preserves access to affordable health insurance in all 50 states and will help narrow the health outcomes gap between lower- and higher-income Americans.

6/29/15

The innovative entrepreneurial program pays eight student-led technology startups to further their respective businesses.

6/30/15

Processes that have been considered effective in prisons before will be re-evaluated after the latest escape, says UB's Teresa Miller.