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8/5/15

UB will celebrate summer tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 5, 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.

8/3/15

Six Sigma is an industry-tested system that improves business performance by reducing variation using data and root cause problem solving.

8/4/15

The events will help budding entrepreneurs sharpen their business skills and, ultimately, win some of the contest’s $5 million in cash prizes.

8/4/15

Trump is "extremely unlikely" to earn the GOP nomination, says UB's James Campbell.

8/4/15

UB students will paint the last of 140 Adirondack chairs that will be placed on campus as part of a plan to enhance the student experience.

8/5/15

UB researchers have generated human serotonin neurons from human fibroblasts, the cells that give rise to connective tissue in the body.They say their findings are applicable to generating many other previously inaccessible human cell types.

8/6/15

A UB chemist lands prestigious NSF CAREER award to do research that could help extend the sponges’ lives.

8/5/15

UB's John Sellick does not believe the largest outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York City's history is an epidemic.

8/10/15

Because of federal privacy laws protecting student records, UB cannot confirm or comment on student conduct proceedings. The student-athletes mentioned in news reports are enrolled at UB and are members of the men’s basketball team.

8/11/15

The effort comes as the tech industry faces increasing scrutiny concerning the hiring of women and minorities.

8/11/15

Kenneth Leonard, director of UB's Research Institute on Addictions, will be recognized for his outstanding scientific contributions with a national award from the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology.

8/12/15

The camp aims to combat common misconceptions and encourage girls to to pursue careers in engineering.

8/12/15

Medicare Part D provides help to beneficiaries struggling with the cost of prescriptions drugs, but the plan’s coverage gap hits some populations harder than others, particularly African-Americans age 65 and older.

8/12/15

Leaders from the University at Buffalo, Kaleida Health and Roswell Park Cancer Institute will brief the media about the importance to the community of the $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) announced yesterday by the National Institutes of Health.

8/13/15

UB has been awarded a prestigious, four-year, $15 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.

8/14/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. —The Class of 2019 of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will participate in the school’s white coat ceremony at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 14, in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
8/14/15

University at Buffalo scientists have found that deleting from the adult brain a protein necessary for early development actually fosters the growth of cells that generate myelin.  

8/18/15

The NLRB’s unanimous decision dismissing Northwestern University football players from forming a union is a setback for the players’ hopes of organizing, but a UB sports law expert says the players’ attempts to form a union have significantly improved their status.

8/19/15

Scientists at UB's Research Institute on Addictions will collaborate with UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention for a five-year study examining violence, victimization and substance abuse among high-risk youth.

8/19/15

The Star Trek-like technology could help bring drugs to market quicker, saving hundreds of millions of dollars.

8/20/15

Economic well-being for low-income families in the U.S. is often determined by basic requirements for essentials such as food, shelter and clothing, but a new UB study suggests that such a definition is unrealistically narrow.

8/20/15

There is a photo of University at Buffalo Fulbright scholar Courtney Burroughs standing in the middle of the immense, frozen Volga River. It’s a dramatic shot, humbling even for Western New Yorkers.

8/24/15

The University at Buffalo released this statement today in response to media queries about the status of three of UB’s student athletes.

8/24/15

How do the rigors of police work — from traumatic sights and sounds, to long work shifts and high demand levels — affect officers? A UB study seeks to answer that very important question.

8/25/15

Thousands of students and parents will arrive on campus this week to enjoy the events of Opening Weekend, a fun-filled UB tradition.

8/25/15

For average investors who are in equity markets for the long run, there is little need for concern, says UB's Cristian Tiu.

8/25/15

A guy walks into a major American research university and tells the English department he wants to study comedy as part of his major.

8/26/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An anonymous gift to the University at Buffalo Blue and White Fund is honoring Edmond J. Gicewicz, MD, a member of the UB Athletics Hall of Fame and longtime friend and supporter of UB Athletics.
8/26/15

“Doorhanger” kits containing safety reminders and tips on how to be a good neighbor will be distributed to more than 2,300 homes surrounding the UB’s South Campus from 3-5:30 p.m. today.

8/26/15

National experts on behavioral neuroscience, adolescent substance abuse and prescription drug addiction will visit the UB Research Institute on Addictions during its Fall Seminar Series beginning Sept. 9.

8/27/15

Mary Garlick Roll of Williamsville has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the UB Alumni Association, a group that represents the interests of nearly 240,000 graduates around the world.

8/27/15

Women with two risk alleles and low vitamin D status are nearly seven times more likely to have the sight-damaging disease, UB researcher and her team find.

8/28/15

A UB architectural historian's new book illuminates how propagandists used lifestyle stories to soften Hitler’s image prior to World War II.

8/31/15

New students at UB took part in a popular annual tradition Friday afternoon as part of Opening Weekend 2015: creating a human interlocking UB logo.

8/31/15

Public shows “considerable lack of knowledge” about the risk associated with different types of tobacco products, UB researchers say

8/28/15

No city wants to be the next Hurricane Katrina and have thousands of people left behind, says UB's Daniel Hess.

8/27/15

People feel wronged, and in their minds, the injustices accumulate and they take matters into their own hands, says UB's Nancy Smyth.

8/31/15

Officers who responded showed PTSD symptoms six years after the hurricane, according to a study by UB's John Violanti.

9/2/15

UB is one of 12 four-year institutions in the running for the sixth annual Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards.