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10/1/15

UB corporate responsibility expert Trina Hamilton, who bought one of the cars that VW plans to recall, weighs in on what we can learn from the company’s deception.

10/1/15

Elaine Scarry, the author of the definitive study on pain and one of the nation’s leading scholars of contemporary pain studies, will deliver the keynote address at a three-day conference that explores the philosophy, history and politics of pain.

10/1/15

The importance of a federal appeals court ruling that NCAA restrictions against paying college athletes violates anti-trust laws “cannot be overstated,” according to a UB sports law expert.

10/2/15

UB will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 2-4 on the North Campus, featuring a variety of events and activities, and topped off by the Homecoming football game against Mid-American Conference rival Bowling Green.

10/2/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marianthi Markatou, associate chair of research and healthcare informatics and professor of biostatistics in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to an influential advisory committee for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
10/2/15

The university has no plans to move the UB Law School from the North Campus.  Isolating the UB Law School off-campus, away from UB’s other professional schools, is neither academically nor economically sound. It is not consistent with the interdisciplinary nature of legal education and research.

10/2/15

Conscientious and savvy UB students can prepare for a productive and fulfilling life after graduation — both professionally and personally — if they follow some basic guidelines that use their time in classes and out-of-the-classroom experiences to build a foundation for their future.

10/2/15

Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, PhD, has joined the UB Research Institute on Addictions as a senior research scientist.

10/5/15

Thousands of dental professionals will gather in Buffalo from Oct. 14-16 for the 38th Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, the largest dental conference in upstate New York.

10/6/15

Bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools takes center stage in this year’s annual conference hosted by UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention on Oct. 19.

10/6/15

UB students and alumni will learn how to apply their talents and training into job prospects at the Office of Career Services’ STEM UP job and internship fair.

10/7/15

A student-launched robotics startup is bringing driverless tech to recreational boating.

10/7/15

The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo will present Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India in “The Spirit of India” on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:30pm.

10/7/15

The University at Buffalo Theatre & Dance Department will present "Who Will Carry the Word" from October 28- November 1, 2015.

10/8/15

After two years of brainstorming, design and construction, University at Buffalo students and faculty are in Irvine, California, this week to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest.

10/8/15

UB President Satish K. Tripathi will present his annual State of the University address at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the UB North Campus.

10/9/15

“I’ll get you, my pretty.  And your little dog, too!” said the Wicked Witch of the West to Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. That threat says a lot about witches, according to Phillips Stevens.

10/9/15

Medicare’s open enrollment period, which runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, gives beneficiaries nearly two months to re-evaluate their prescription drug plans and make a change that could cut their costs by nearly one-third.

10/9/15

UB President Satish K. Tripathi and UB students, faculty and staff continue to engage in daily conversations about issues arising from a controversial student art project that appeared suddenly on campus on Sept. 16.

10/12/15

The University at Buffalo’s Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center) has received a five-year, $4.6 million federal grant to continue its work on a wide range of universal design projects.

10/13/15

Think you have a great startup idea? Come to the UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences’ Innovation Lecture Series event, “Investing in Your Startup: From Business Plan to Market.”

10/13/15

To fight the spread of antimicrobial resistance, researchers will target an oft-overlooked haven where drug-resistant “superbugs” may thrive: wastewater treatment plants.

10/14/15

Contest created by UB chemist draws dozens of entries from coast to coast.

10/13/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo GRoW Home is among the leaders as the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon heads down the home stretch.
10/14/15

Liz Murray, the best-selling author of “Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard,” will speak on Oct. 14 as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

10/13/15

UB’s Othman Shibly helped build more than 20 refugee dental clinics and 15 schools in war-torn Syria.

10/14/15

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host an open house for their clinic where guests can receive free screenings and learn if they or their children are candidates to receive braces.

10/14/15

John Borrazzo is an expert in global maternal and child health.

10/16/15

'I am the voice of life; I call you: Come and learn,' reads the inscription on one of four bells in the Hayes Hall clock tower.

10/19/15

'I am the voice of life; I call you: Come and learn,' reads the inscription on one of four bells in the Hayes Hall clock tower.

10/16/15

The research sheds light on an enduring neuroscience mystery: the root causes of Huntington's disease.

10/15/15

UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara (BBN) program will showcase some of the most promising innovators and startup companies later this month, introducing new products, services and technology in the marketplace.

10/15/15

If a young woman’s first sexual experience involves alcohol, she is more likely to be at risk for problems such as sexual assault, and this risk may persist in her future, new research finds.

10/17/15

Countless hours of designing, building, fine-tuning and fundraising over the past two and a half years have paid off for the more than 200 UB students and faculty members who worked on the GRoW Home.

10/19/15

Only a quarter of publications reporting on headache clinical trials were registered in an approved clinical trial registry, a new study published today in Neurology has found.

10/20/15

UB Center for the Arts presents indie musician Sufjan Stevens with special guest Gallant on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 8:00pm

10/20/15

UB Center for the Arts presents Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Musical on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

10/20/15

Racially biased laws that correlate with mass incarceration and the deterioration of minority communities will be the subject of the discussion, “The Justice System and Its Effect on Race,” sponsored by the UB Black Law Students Association.

10/21/15

UB Center for the Arts presents musical theatre legend Colm Wilkinson in Broadway & Beyond on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

10/21/15

UB Center for the Arts presents YouTube favorites Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

10/21/15

UB Center for the Arts presents The National Circus and Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China in "Peking Dreams" on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

10/21/15

The flying insects, designed for agriculture and disaster relief, will rely on technology used by driverless cars.

10/21/15

UB Center for the Arts presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra 12 Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

10/21/15

George Romero’s 1968 film, “Night of the Living Dead,” helped inspire the popularity of zombies that continued with “Dawn of the Dead,” “Land of the Dead” and thecomic and TV phenomenon “The Walking Dead,” and this year’s spinoff “Fear the Walking Dead.”

10/21/15

Medicare Part D enrollees can learn about strategies to help them save money on their prescription drug plans at a UB event on Oct. 22 on the UB South Campus.

10/21/15

With Biden out of the election, the nomination is Hillary Clinton's to lose, says UB political scientists.

10/22/15

The state’s first program specifically designed to diversify New York’s physician workforce turns 25 this year, having produced more than 400 successful graduates who otherwise would not have attended medical school.

10/22/15

UB Center for the Arts announces The Jacksons (Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Marlon) on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo.

10/22/15

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff will simultaneously take an enthusiastic and hearty bite into a locally produced apple this Friday as part of the UB’s “Big Apple Crunch” eating rally to inspire and promote heathier dining habits.

10/23/15

A new, pioneering University at Buffalo arts initiative will bring to UB world-class creative and performing artists in all fields for on-campus residencies exploring creative expression in innovative ways that reach beyond studios and performance spaces and into all aspects of the university and Western New York community.

10/22/15

Justin Trudeau understands how important the U.S.-Canada relationship is, UB experts say, and he is eager to re-establish it.

10/23/15

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation has announced the largest expansion of its campus entrepreneurship program, Blackstone LaunchPad, to five universities across New York State

10/23/15

E. Bruce Pitman is stepping down as dean of the UB College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), effective July 1, after a successful five-year tenure that has seen numerous accomplishments, including development of the college’s first-ever strategic plan.

10/27/15

Kara Kelly, MD ’89, has been appointed chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology in UB’s Department of Pediatrics, and she will lead the joint pediatric hematology and oncology program — a partnership of Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, UB and UBMD Pediatrics.

10/27/15

What do a poem bound in a shoe, a German $500 million bill and a disturbing mask from a 20-year-old horror film have in common? These objects and more will be revealed to the UB community in the new exhibition, “Artifact: An Exploration of Format and Function.”  

10/27/15

UB Center for the Arts presents the all-new live show Mythbusters Jamie & Adam UNLEASHED!, starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series "Mythbusters," on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 8:00pm.

10/27/15

UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara (BBN) program, in collaboration with 43North, the world’s largest business idea competition, will feature some of the brightest budding entrepreneurs at this year’s BBN Entrepreneur Expo.

10/27/15

Nursing faculty member Margaret Moss published “American Indian Health and Nursing,” the nation’s first nursing textbook tailored to perhaps the least understood minority population in the U.S.

10/28/15

Two student programs organized by University Life and Services have won State University of New York awards for outstanding student affairs programs.

10/28/15

Tests reveal new tech capable of handling 7 to 700 beats per minute.

10/29/15

Can brain changes affect your gut microbiome? And if so, do these changes affect your health and well-being? A University at Buffalo researcher is leading a pilot study to answer that question.

 

10/28/15

Former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert is likely to get prison time, says UB's Anthony O'Rourke.

10/29/15

Renowned author of poetry and prose and National Book Award winner Mark Doty will present the 2015 Oscar Silverman Reading on Nov. 13 at the Jacobs Executive Development Center.

10/29/15

The University at Buffalo Theatre & Dance Department will present "Legally Blonde" from November 19-22 and December 3-6, 2015. Performance times are: Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm. All performances will be held in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

10/30/15

What people believe they want and what they might actually prefer are not always the same thing. And the difference between genuine affinity and apparent desirability becomes clearer as the distance between two people gets smaller.

10/29/15

Winners include Cytocybernetics, a biotechnology firm founded by two UB professors.

10/30/15

Ten outstanding UB students make up the current class of HSBC Scholars, a program designed to help juniors and seniors pursuing a STEM education or business-related field.