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11/2/15

UB takes leadership role in NSF plan to use data analytics to solve pressing societal problems.

11/2/15

Imagine a kids’ menu with no French fries or soda that offers healthy entrees. This is the type of menu that an East coast restaurant chain introduced to encourage healthier eating. After its introduction, orders of healthier children’s items increased.  

11/4/15

From modest beginnings to groundbreaking research, the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions this fall celebrates the 50th anniversary of its predecessor, the School of Health Related Professions.

11/3/15

The path-breaking work of five female lawyers will be honored at a celebration of Western New York Pioneers in the Law, a tribute to the local traditional of women attorneys and their leadership.

11/4/15

The university has no plans to move the UB Law School. 

 

11/4/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mary Wilson, widow of the late Buffalo Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr., will join University at Buffalo officials Nov. 5 to announce a major gift to UB sports medicine from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation.
11/5/15

UB was awarded $6.2 million for its Women's Health Initiative Extension Study from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

11/5/15

Researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at theUB and Virginia Tech Carilion Institute have been awarded a $2.4 million grant to study and improve maladaptive decision-making that may contribute to Type 2 diabetes.  

11/5/15

UB wrestler Corey Hollister thought nothing of getting his head hit during a wrestling practice last spring.

11/5/15

UB will host its inaugural “Internship Day,” a marathon, multi-faceted workshop on taking advantage of internships, which will include a guest appearance by Joshua Walker, a UB grad and senior vice president for HBO’s distribution business affairs.

11/5/15

The latest data on a much-talked-about issue in legal education, the amount of education debt carried by new graduates, shows that UB Law School grads carry less debt than nearly 90 percent of their peers.

11/6/15

Civil rights movement leader and food justice advocate Shirley Sherrod will discuss food as an economic driver at Tuesday's Just Food, Just Communities event on Buffalo's East Side.

11/6/15

Hundreds of volunteers will once again descend on Buffalo’s University District to plant 140 trees for the third round of ReTree the District.

11/10/15

Civil rights movement leader and food justice advocate Shirley Sherrod will discuss food as an economic driver as part of Just Food, Just Communities event Nov. 10.

11/9/15

The sixth annual event, which is open to the public, begins at 11 a.m. on Wednesday outside Alumni Arena on the North Campus.

11/10/15

The cumulative number of successful phishing cyberattacks has risen sharply over the last decade, and in 2014 that figure surged past the total U.S. population.

11/10/15

A dye-coated surface is one of three specially crafted layers that help the particle emit light ideal for bioimaging, UB researchers report.

11/10/15

The UB Law School’s Buffalo Human Rights Center will sponsor a panel discussion on the growing people’s movement for a universal health care system that is equitably financed and provides health care as a public good, not a commodity, Nov. 10 in Buffalo City Hall.

11/10/15

The University at Buffalo Theatre & Dance Department will present Emerging Choreographers Showcase directed by Melanie Aceto from December 4-6, 2015.

11/10/15

In developing nations, big data may provide a quick, cost-efficient tool to fight extreme poverty.

11/10/15

UB researchers’ quest to understand a worm’s strange behavior yields important information on dopamine receptor signaling.

11/10/15

New research, which surveyed nursing and social work graduate students, found that future clinicians are not taught about military culture in the classroom and are often ill-prepped to treat veterans and their families.

11/10/15

People are advocating for medical marijuana for less than pure reasons, says UB's Edward Bednarczyk. It needs to be studied.

11/10/15

The third installment of the Innovation Lecture Series presented by UB's CBLS will feature special guest Susan Mangicaro, president of medical device marketing, product development and corporate social responsibility at S. Scott Global LLC.

11/11/15

UB Center for the Arts presents Molly Ringwald Revisits the Club: 30 Anniversary Screening, Discussion and Q&A of The Breakfast Club on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:00pm.

11/11/15

Recruited to UB and Women & Children’s Hospital last year, he brings a fresh perspective to Western New York’s pediatric obesity issue.

11/12/15

Members of WNY’s ISEP program — co-led by UB — discussed strategies for building equitable, real-world STEM learning opportunities.

11/13/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo Police are investigating what appears to be an incidence of graffiti containing intolerant language in three locations within an academic building on UB’s North Campus.
11/14/15
All four UB students studying abroad in Paris are safe and accounted for, as are the two UB students studying in the south of France.
11/16/15

Discussion features an alum who served in the U.S. Air Force, a former Army executive officer now a medical student, and UB research on barriers to veterans’ health care.

11/16/15

UB hosted 6,852 international students in the 2014-15 academic year.

11/16/15

The world’s premier festival for art and technology has a stand pitching a mobile phone service?  This is Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria.

11/16/15

UB TCIE is Western New York's provides a dynamic link between UB’s expert resources and the region’s business community.

11/17/15

Jean Wactawski-Wende, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions, is the 88th UB faculty member to earn the rank of SUNY Distinguished Professor.

11/17/15

Scientists and artists will talk about how improvisation influences their work — or not — at Buffalo’s next Science & Art Cabaret.

11/18/15

UB President Satish K. Tripathi sent a letter to the university community today thanking UB Athletics Director Danny White for his contributions to the university and congratulating him on being named athletics director at University of Central Florida.

11/19/15

Security measures in American high schools can have unintended consequences that hinder, rather than help students learn.

11/19/15

UB President Satish K. Tripathi will brief the media on the launch of UB H.O.M.E., a new program to provide financial assistance to university employees, encouraging them to purchase homes in the University Heights and neighborhoods surrounding UB’s South Campus.

11/20/15

UB, in partnership with West Side Neighborhood Housing Services Inc., has launched a new program to provide financial incentive to UB employees considering purchasing homes in neighborhoods surrounding the South Campus.

11/19/15

The refugee screening process is already largely effective, says Hilary Weaver.

11/17/15

Experts can discuss topics that range from refugees to the impact on the psyche.

11/23/15

Robert Shibley, dean of UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, has been selected among an esteemed class of 25 top educators in architecture and design by DesignIntelligence, an international publication for design leaders.

11/23/15

Students describe their experience as “uncovering the road to a vast and unknown ocean” they had only seen glimpses of, and “the most powerful academic program” they have ever been a part of.

11/23/15

The honor is bestowed on AAAS members by their peers for their efforts to advance science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.

11/23/15

A UB psychologist says comments by a member of the Washington Redskins that his team’s controversial nickname is influencing the officiating in favor of the opposition could be more than a matter of post-game frustration.

11/23/15

UB President Satish K. Tripathi will make a major announcement about the future leadership of UB Athletics at a news conference to be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m.

11/23/15

NIH grant will be used to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying the physiology of stress as well as therapeutic strategies.

11/24/15

Allen Greene, a senior athletics administrator who has played a key role in elevating tUB’s athletics profile nationally, has been promoted to director of athletics, UB President Satish K. Tripathi announced today.

11/24/15

UB senior economics major Sean Kaczmarek has been chosen to receive a Marshall Scholarship, one of the most selective graduate fellowships available to American undergraduates.

11/25/15

UB researchers are studying whether plant sterols can be used as a natural alternative to drug therapy in expectant mothers who have high cholesterol.

11/25/15

Less than 3,500 of ASME’s approximate 140,000 members have received the honor.

11/26/15

UB researchers, in a paper to be published Friday in the journal Science, examine how nonlinear optics is poised to deliver breakthroughs in medicine, energy, electronics and other areas.

11/30/15

Findings demonstrate that testosterone is a metabolic hormone as well as a sex hormone, UB researchers say.

12/7/15

Parkinson’s disease researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo have developed a way to ramp up the conversion of skin cells into dopamine neurons.