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7/2/15

The program guides outstanding students in applying for nationally and internationally competitive fellowships and scholarships.

7/3/15

Introducing minority high school students to career opportunities in the accounting profession.

7/6/15

The program is sponsorsed by the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency and Time Warner Cable.

7/6/15

The top elementary principal in New York State this year is a graduate of the University at Buffalo’s LIFTS administrative education-and-mentoring program, the second consecutive year a LIFTS graduate has been honored as principal of the year.

7/8/15

New research will focus on increasing diver safety, building mission endurance.

7/8/15

Teams of local high school students participating in a unique and intensive UB informatics workshop will present their findings on ways to use hospital and patient treatment databases to improve the overall patient experience at a program to be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on July 10.

7/13/15

Paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are trained to save lives. But they sometimes enter situations where a dying patient’s end-of-life wishes contradict their professional code.

7/8/15

Newborn sleep, insomnia and nutrition interventions are under the microscope as eight undergraduate students conduct summer research in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing.

7/10/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A University at Buffalo law professor who has devoted her professional life to promoting child welfare has been chosen to head the nation’s oldest public-interest law firm for children.
7/10/15

It's not surprising that the media and the public are so interested in Quaaludes after Bill Cosby put the drug back in the spotlight, says UB's David Herzberg.

7/14/15

UB researcher to study whether cultural influences play a role in new moms placing babies in unsafe sleep positions.

7/14/15

The renowned materials scientist will serve as the Erich Bloch Endowed Chair, a role that will boost advanced manufacturing and biotechnology in Western New York.

7/14/15

Dignitaries from Jamaica and Western New York will convene in Buffalo for the first annual meeting of the Buffalo Jamaica Innovation Enterprise, where one main topic of discussion will be the planned establishment of a Jamaican center to study infectious diseases.

7/15/15

To improve learning among college students, a group of University at Buffalo researchers has turned to the kindergarten classroom for help.

7/16/15

To make Pluto a planet again, says UB's Dejan Stojkovic, the definition of a planet would have to be re-evaluated.

7/16/15

An innovative week-long robotics workshop for middle school students ages 9-12 co-sponsored by UB's Techne Institute will culminate with a robot parade on Friday, July 17.

7/16/15

It was surprising to hear President Barack Obama was the first sitting president to visit a prison, says UB's Teresa Miller.

7/20/15

The technology may lead to more powerful weapons, energy savings and reduced crew numbers.

7/20/15

The U.S. has reopened its embassy in Havana. And that will be of great benefit to Cuba, says UB's Henry Louis Taylor Jr.

7/21/15

Agencies plan to monitor thousands of manmade objects that orbit Earth and threaten spacecraft.

7/21/15

With help from a UB chemistry professor, science is a new emphasis of a summer camp for children who are disabled or from disadvantaged backgrounds.

7/22/15

A UB developmental psychologist has received a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study possible pathways that might lead young children toward different types of aggressive behavior later in life.

7/22/15

Marc Kiviniemi has been named director of Undergraduate Public Health Initiatives for the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.  

7/23/15

Sustainability may be one of those “squishy/mushy” buzz words too vague to be much use. But the principle behind it demands citizens come to grips with the grave problems it was created to solve.

7/23/15

Eighteen scholars – all from New York State – will receive full tuition, fees, housing, board and books for four years of undergraduate study after they were chosen for UB Presidential Scholarships, an honor given to the top 1 percent of students in each new freshman class.

7/24/15

Business founders include faculty and an alumnus.

7/24/15

UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New York’s premier entrepreneur event since 2009, is accepting applications from companies that want to present at the annual fall Entrepreneur Expo on Oct. 28.

7/28/15

The winning team will receive $7,500 and the runner-up will receive $2,500.

7/27/15

Singer/songwriter John Legend and cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee will join Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey to headline the speakers in UB’s 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series.

7/27/15

The ultra-efficient modern home — UB’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest — will be moved outside on July 29.

7/27/15

In the late 17th century, a fanciful British reformer thought that hunger could be abolished if Parliament enacted a law requiring all landowners to plant fruit trees.

7/29/15

When students begin to study calculus, equations and their graphs are mostly drawn on a “flat” plane. It’s when students proceed to advanced calculus that they find paper and pencil inadequate.

7/30/15

A little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – more so than it would for typically developing kids.

7/29/15

UB sports law expert Nellie Drew says she respects NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s affirmation of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension.

7/29/15

UB will celebrate summer tonight (Wednesday, July 29, 2015) with UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family.

7/30/15

The courses range from half-day seminars to a 9-month certification program.

7/30/15

Scientists have been finding that genetic risk for many diseases lies primarily in noncoding parts of the genome, which used to be called “junk DNA,” and not in the genes themselves. But that finding naturally begs more questions about what these noncoding regions do to cause a disease and how.

7/30/15

A new study found most people with dementia and those caring for them ranked funding for caregiving support and long-term care ahead of funding research to find a cure.

7/30/15

Knowing for sure that this is the flight debris will be vital in helping families gain closure, says UB's Nancy Smyth.

7/31/15

Scientists from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will borrow a famous strategy from Greek warfare – the Trojan horse – to fight a fungus that exists in the mouths and skin of nearly half of the world’s population.

7/31/15

The arrival last week of the 250-foot tower crane at Main and High streets in downtown Buffalo marks a new milestone in constructing the future home of the University at Buffalo’s School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

7/31/15

The company beat seven competitors in the inaugural Buffalo Student Sandbox contest.