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9/1/15

Social interaction could be the mechanism that allows animals living in groups to synchronize their activities, whether it’s huddling for warmth or offering protection from predators.

9/2/15

A new UB study seeks to understand two active volcanoes in the U.S. — and how communities around them can prepare for disaster.

9/2/15

The results reflect increased awareness of eating healthier, staying fit.

9/2/15

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and Jericho Road Community Health Center have partnered to begin a pilot program to provide critically needed dental care to the immigrant and refugee populations on Buffalo’s West Side.

9/3/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. —Four ambitious University at Buffalo health sciences students have been awarded a prestigious, national grant to develop an innovative, local solution to address a key factor in the ever-growing cost of health care: “superutilizers” of the health care system.
9/3/15

Margaret Moss joined the University at Buffalo School of Nursing as the first assistant dean of diversity and inclusion.

9/3/15

It’s one thing to just cook food. But if it just ends there, the whole experience falls flat. The real meaningful and lasting food experiences come when you plug into the relationship with the people doing the eating. That’s when the possibilities start to blossom.

9/3/15

The decision by a federal judge to overturn New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for deflating footballs is “highly unusual, especially within the NFL’s collective bargaining context,” according to UB's Nellie Drew.

9/3/15

UB-led team awarded grant to insert palladium nanoparticles into a membrane that removes greenhouse gases from the fossil fuel.

9/3/15

What would you consider to be the Top 10 books that a college student should read? UB English professor Ken Dauber has an answer.

9/4/15

The court had a chance to limit the inflammatory nature of the ruling with a fine, but chose not to says UB's Michael Boucai.

9/8/15

The program focuses on four production modules: safety; quality practices and measurement; manufacturing processes and production; and maintenance awareness.

9/8/15

In a warming world, a UB-led study asks whether anticipated changes in Arctic precipitation could slow ice sheet loss and temper sea level rise.

9/8/15

UB is a study site for a five-year clinical trial on evolocumab.

9/9/15

The effort is expected to produce about $105,000 in annual savings.

9/9/15

UB earned distinction as one of the top public universities in the nation, ranking No. 44 -- up four spots from last year's No. 48.

9/9/15

Biden says what he thinks, and that, says UB's James Campbell, is what voters are looking for.

9/9/15

Due to a professional conflict on Nov. 18, John Legend has rescheduled his Distinguished Speakers Series event at the University at Buffalo until Thursday, Dec. 3.

9/10/15

Media are invited to see UB's nearly finished solar GRoW Home before it heads to California to compete in a prestigious national competition.

9/10/15

The artwork of De Niro Sr., an abstract expressionist painter and poet – and for a short time, UB instructor – will be featured in a new exhibition at the UB Anderson Gallery.

9/11/15

Most people don’t give much thought to their liver until something goes wrong. University at Buffalo faculty are trying to change that with an event they’re holding on Sept. 15 called “Love Your Liver: The Latest Strategies and Clinical Developments.”

9/11/15

The University at Buffalo will host its annual UB Neighbor’s Day Block Party and Safety Fair from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, on the Hayes Hall lawn on the South Campus.

9/11/15

Unless the infrastructure is built to support refugees, President Obama's plan is not going to work, says UB's Hilary Weaver.

9/11/15

Members of the media are invited to a news conference where University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi will make a major announcement about the future of the university.

9/14/15

UB’s medical school to be named the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

9/15/15

The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is leading a $3.8 million US-Ireland research partnership to develop new treatments for pancreatic cancer.

9/16/15

UB alumna Meghan Fay Zahniser is the keynote speaker for UB Sustainability's Fall Harvest Luncheon Sept. 17.

9/16/15

Kick-off event will be held at the White House in November.

9/16/15

Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and award-winning actress from the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” will open UB’s 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series with a talk on Sept. 16.

9/16/15

Researchers struggle to detect toxic flame retardants found on common electronics and fabrics because current testing methods are inefficient or expensive. However, the new “one-shot” analysis has quickened the identification of flame retardants by five times.

9/15/15

Women get more scrutiny when trying to attain high-level leadership or political roles because as a society we have gender stereotypes, says UB's Emily Grijalva.

9/17/15

UB today submitted an exhaustive report on sustainability efforts at the university. It is designed to be certified “gold” as part of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, or STARS.

9/16/15

After an initial investigation by University Police, it has been determined that the signs posted in Clemens Hall were part of a student art project.  

9/17/15

Since Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the program, 56 companies have inked deals to work with UB to further their respective businesses.

9/21/15

The descendants of former slaves will gather at UB for a groundbreaking workshop to reconnect participants with their ancestors, further reveal their family histories and bring new voice to rich historical stories often silenced by the difficulties of tracing obscure and hard-to-follow genealogical paths.

9/18/15

Interactions between brain cells hold the key to healthy brain function and cognition, but many of those interactions are notoriously difficult to study. Now, University at Buffalo researchers and their colleagues at other institutions have developed a new method to more precisely capture how brain cells interact.

9/18/15

Students attending the American Student Dental Association District 2 Meeting in Buffalo braved the weather to volunteer at a variety of community organizations.

9/18/15

The University at Buffalo is a community that strongly values inclusiveness and diversity. Faculty, staff and students from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to explore, discover and expand their world view.

9/21/15

UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will kick-off its Innovation Lecture Series event with a program titled “Failure: A Necessary Step to Success.”

9/21/15

Deborah Reed-Danahay, UB professor of cultural anthropology, has received a prestigious and highly competitive Jean Monnet Chair teaching post from the European Commission.

9/21/15

When UB faculty members cite senior Kelly Coughlin’s credentials and accomplishments, her paper, “Too Much of Water,” is front and center.  

9/23/15

Mood disorders like depression are common among U.S. adults. Still, such disorders remain challenging for clinicians to diagnose and treat effectively.

9/23/15

The board will help shape research directions based on industry trends and needs.

9/24/15

He served as interim chair of the department since January.

9/25/15

To celebrate Banned Books Week, the University at Buffalo Libraries will hold their first Read-Out, where students, faculty and staff are invited to share short passages from a banned book of their choice.

9/25/15

The UB Office of Career Services will hold STEM UP, a job and internship fair for UB students and alumni in the science, engineering, technology and mathematics fields, on Oct. 7 in Alumni Arena.

9/28/15

Does allowing adolescents to drink at home increase or decrease their chances for future alcohol-related problems? It depends on the type of home, a new study finds.

9/25/15

The national award recognizes women whose work and achievements are encouraging a new generation of women to consider STEM careers.

9/29/15

A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities, including UB, is coming together with the goal of improving the college admission application process for all students.

9/29/15

An international research team led by University at Buffalo scientists has found that HDL cholesterol protects the blood-brain barrier from injury in patients with MS.

9/30/15

Martin Morgan, PhD, joins the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

9/30/15

UB students build furniture fit for efficient living as part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest.

9/30/15

University at Buffalo Police have earned the approval of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.