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2/1/16

Event will feature burgers, groundhog-shaped sugar cookies and a visit from a taxidermied groundhog named Ridge Lea Larry.

2/1/16

Record-breaking sell-out for UB Center for the Arts

2/2/16

Grammy-winning band Los Lobos and iconic dance troupe Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno join to celebrate the Mexican-American experience on March 3rd at UB Center for the Arts.

2/2/16

The real winner in Iowa was Marco Rubio, says UB's Jacob Neiheisel. And he is likely to have success in New Hampshire, too.

2/3/16

The annual event, now in its 15th year, will provide free dental treatment and cleanings to more than 600 children – including nearly 400 Head Start students.

2/3/16

Scientists predict that phosphine’s superconductivity under pressure arises due, in part, to the chemical decomposing.

2/3/16

Time, motion and language will intersect in “Susan Weil’s James Joyce: Shut Your Eyes and See,” a new exhibit in the University at Buffalo Libraries’ Poetry Collection that will feature the works of renowned mixed media artist Susan Weil and selected works from UB’s James Joyce Collection.

2/3/16

UB will host the 13th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar, “Preventing and Responding to Violent Threats: Tools for Schools and Law Enforcement,” March 16, in the Center for the Arts,  UB North Campus. 

2/4/16

The UB College of Arts and Sciences has named Franck Bauchard as director of its Arts Management Program and the university’s Technē Institute.

2/3/16

Geologists could map the rock face beneath the falls to study erosion since 1969, when the falls last went dry.

2/4/16

The app, co-created by noted oral historian Michael Frisch, enables users to link photos and text with sound, such as voices, ambient noise and other audio elements.

2/4/16

If a picture is worth a thousand words, the photos hanging in UB'sOscar A. Silverman Library  speak with loud, proud voices.

2/4/16

The 14-week Manufacturing Production Technician (MPT) program combines online learning with classroom-based training and mentoring.

2/5/16

Marc S. Ernstoff, MD, has been appointed professor and chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB), and chair of the Department of Medicine and senior vice president of clinical investigation at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI)

2/8/16

New music “dream team” Ensemble Signal is visiting UB this week for the first week of a two-week residency at the university as part of UB’s new Creative Arts Initiative.

2/8/16

The culture and healing traditions of Native Americans are on display at the University at Buffalo in “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” a traveling national exhibition that includes UB as one of its first stops.

2/10/16

Esoteric to many, the study of knots in mathematics could help solve problems in biology, security and more.

2/10/16

Political divisions in American politics are deep and real, yet the idea persists that America is a moderate nation and that most Americans are moderates, according to two UB political scientists.

2/10/16

The satellite will help identify what the thousands of pieces of debris orbiting Earth are made of.

2/10/16

The chemicals’ endurance may pose a threat to the environment and human health.

2/10/16

There is thread of environmental anxiety present in Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “Mont Blanc,” a prescient mirror image of humanity’s ecological course 200 years after it was written

2/11/16

The fates of hundreds of men and women, including many on death row, hang in the balance of an imminent decision by the Texas Forensic Science Commission on the legitimacy of bite marks as evidence.

2/10/16

Marco Rubio is still the candidate most likely to unify the Republican party and secure the nomination in November, says James Campbell.

2/11/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today congratulated Athenex, a successful biotech company that began as a UB startup, on the unveiling today by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of the state’s plans to build a $200 million high-tech manufacturing center for the company in Dunkirk.
2/11/16

Internationally renowned legal theorist Charles Ogletree will speak at UB on Feb. 11 as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

2/11/16

‘It’s like being able to see a new kind of light,’ UB physicist says.

2/15/16

UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics will hold two events on Feb. 18 to showcase collaborative faculty and industry projects and to introduce UB’s new Department for Materials Design and Innovation.

2/15/16

Western New Yorkers with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias will soon have access to improved care.

2/15/16

Delivery rooms and intensive care units are now open to students seeking clinical experience within the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, the first program in Buffalo to offer the specialties to students.

2/16/16

The award-winning comedian will perform at UB Center for the Arts on March 19th.

2/16/16

Political conflict has exploded over whether President Obama should attempt to replace Scalia in an election year, and whether the Senate should consider the president’s choice.

2/17/16

The acclaimed jazz saxophonist and his band celebrate the influence of Charlie "Bird" Parker on March 19 at UB Center for the Arts.

2/17/16

A UB geologist discusses the implications of a new climate science paper in Nature.

2/18/16

The Lighthouse Free Medical Clinic, run by UB medical students, is getting some important improvements this year.

2/19/16

If you think your workspace is cramped, consider Frank Bright’s for a moment.

2/19/16

This battle is about much more than just unlocking a single cell phone, says Mark Bartholomew.

2/22/16

The weeklong series of events promotes STEM in fun and engaging ways, and highlights the diversity of student engineering clubs at UB.

2/23/16

The program reflects UB's standing as a leader in the national and international supercomputing community.

2/26/16

Thirteen graduate students in an interdisciplinary studio offered through the UB School of Architecture and Planning spent three weeks in India collaborating with partners there to help develop a much-needed public sanitation plan.

2/23/16

Before lunchtime on Wednesday, University at Buffalo dental faculty and students will visit nearly 15,000 children in more than 100 schools across Western New York as part of the 23 annual Smile Education Day.

2/24/16

New development builds on centuries of research devoted to using math to describe the physical world.

2/24/16

Geoffrey Fatin has achieved something his UB faculty mentors say is very rare: a perfect score on the physics test of the GRE.

2/25/16

Nicholas Rajkovich's eye-catching bicycle-based weather station will help urban planners and policy makers develop neighborhood-level programs that can mitigate the impact of climate change on cities and their residents.

2/25/16

To address the gender disparity in politics, the University at Buffalo will for the second year host Elect Her, a daylong program that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office.

2/25/16

Sam Wineburg, an education professor at Stanford University, will discuss “The Role of a School of Education in a Public Research University” during a talk on Feb. 29 at UB.

2/25/16

The UB Humanities Institute and the Committee on Digital Scholarship and Cultures will take a week-long look at how digital technologies are influencing scholarship.

2/25/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Two new studies at the University at Buffalo are recruiting families and individuals interested in losing weight or preventing diabetes.
2/25/16

University of Flint-Michigan professor and UB alumna Michelle Sahli will discuss the Flint water crisis in a presentation Feb. 29 at UB.

2/26/16

Artists and academics will provide diverse perspectives on the science and aesthetics of noise at Buffalo’s next Science & Art Cabaret.

2/29/16

UB philosopher Ryan Muldoon is a core author of the 2015 World Development Report: Mind, Society and Behavior, an international document that explores a specific aspect of development economics.

2/29/16

Applications are open for the seventh annual Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo, which will be held on June 15 at the Hotel @ The Lafayette, 391 Washington St., Buffalo.

2/29/16

Tom Ulbrich, an assistant dean in the UB School of Management and executive director of its Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, has been appointed executive director of the new Blackstone LaunchPad at UB.

2/29/16

Any list of designs and devices credited to Thomas Edison is usually one entry shy of an accurate accounting of his prolific output. In fact, it is rarely mentioned at all. It’s the job interview.

3/2/16

The Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will join the Special Olympics and Best Buddies International in the fight to end the spread of the r-word – “retard” – a hurtful and derogatory term used toward people with intellectual disabilities.