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3/1/16

University at Buffalo Athletics Director Allen Greene today informed the UB Athletics community that student-athlete Solomon Jackson passed away last night, Feb. 29.

3/1/16

More than 20 Fortune 500 companies will join 100 local and national companies at this year’s CareerFest on March 2 in UB’s Alumni Arena.

3/1/16

Nearly 90 fifth graders from West Hertel Academy tested their science, technology, engineering and math skills on March 1 by 3-D printing model wind turbines, building light-powered LEGO cranes and learning how GPS is used to locate shared bikes.

3/2/16

How and why children carry weapons is the subject of a $3.4 million interdisciplinary study led by two UB researchers looking to find ways high-risk children can escape a cycle of violence.

3/2/16

Eric Huebner will follow Olivier Messiaen’s particularly rich arc of influence in a program of performance and discussion in the next Scholars on the Road lecture on March 9 in New York City.

3/2/16

Series will feature experts in medicine and nursing as well as representatives from law enforcement  

3/2/16

The stakes are far too high to count Trump's Republican rivals out just yet, says James Campbell.

3/7/16

Study suggests that pyroclastic flows traveled in dense, slow-moving currents during one ancient supereruption.

3/3/16

Engineers tame the notoriously fickle supermaterial in aerogel form with a 3-D printer and ice.

3/3/16

Zombies don’t have much to say, but there’s a lot to say about them. And two UB researchers are among those doing the talking in a new book about zombies.

3/3/16

One of UB's resident student dance companies will perform April 1-3 at the Center for the Arts. Directed by Kerry Ring and Anne Burnidge.

3/4/16

The program and resource will serve UB’s approximate 30,000 students, regardless of major or experience.

3/4/16

Over the past five years, the NYSUNY 2020 program has provided UB with funding to make vital investments in need-based financial aid and students’ education, as well as hire faculty to teach new course sections and perform research that advances the regional economy.

3/4/16

UB faculty members Diane Christian and Bruce Jackson are widely known for having multifaceted careers. They recently added a new role to their lengthy résumés: that of philanthropists.

3/4/16

The legendary guitarist brings his 30th Anniversary "Surfing to Shockwave" tour to the Center for the Arts on April 9th.

3/4/16

New mini-series, mistrust of police and lack of details creates a 'perfect storm' for public interest, says David Schmid.

3/7/16

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing will fund scholarships for three doctoral nursing students in 2016 with the help of a new grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare.

3/7/16

On April 11th at the Center for the Arts Sarah Koenig gives the audience a backstage look at the SERIAL podcast phenomenon.

3/7/16

The companies expect to create 87 jobs and invest $1 million in the Buffalo Niagara region.

3/7/16

Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, quadruple the risk of dental implant failure, according to a new pilot study by University at Buffalo researchers.

3/7/16

UB today officially unveiled Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, a hands-on learning program created by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to introduce entrepreneurship as a viable career option to UB’s students, regardless of major.

3/8/16

According to a new study led by UB orthodontic researcher Thikriat Al-Jewair, oversized tonsils and tongues place people at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep due to blocked upper airways.

3/8/16

The classic ballet will be performed at the Center for the Arts on April 13th. Part of the M&T Bank Dance Series

3/9/16

UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute will team up on March 10 to welcome 400 eighth graders from Buffalo Public Schools to participate in Genome Day.

3/8/16

Cool weather should slow mosquito transmission in Rio during the Olympics, says Jared Aldstadt.

3/9/16

Physical and relational bullying can happen among children as young as 3- to 5-years-old, but the results of a new study suggest that a  short intervention program can lead to significant reductions in these behaviors.

3/9/16

Professional dance company to be in residence at UB Center for the Arts April 11-15. Public performace on April 15th.

3/10/16

UB researchers have been awarded a $3.1 million NIH grant to determine whether treating a depressed caregiver will improve their child’s asthma.  

3/10/16

Richmond Ballet and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta will perform Stravinsky's masterwork at the Center for the Arts on April 21st.

3/11/16

Citing its significant role in keeping tuition affordable and providing additional resources to invest in students’ education, UB President Satish K. Tripathi today urged state lawmakers to extend the NYSUNY 2020 program.

3/11/16

The funds come from SUNY’s Empire Innovation Program, which helps campus efforts to recruit faculty with proven track records of externally-funded research.

3/17/16

High school students from the International Preparatory School at Grover will learn how excellence in STEM fields leads to new companies in Western New York on March 18 as part of BPS STEM Entrepreneur Day.

3/11/16

A UB workshop that for the first time brought together descendants of authors of slave narratives to illuminate their ancestral heritage is the inspiration for an event on March 16 in New York City.

3/11/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Don’t get stressed about losing an hour this weekend, advises Jennifer G. Henderson, DO, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
3/12/16

UB is in close contact with the Erie County Department of Health regarding probable and suspected cases of mumps among a small number of students living off-campus.

3/14/16

The award is the highest honor bestowed by the international society for optics and photonics.

3/14/16

Gerri Lamb, a renowned patient care coordination expert at Arizona State University, will explore how nurses can improve the transition of patients and information when she delivers the keynote speech for the UB School of Nursing’s sixth annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture.

3/14/16

Robert J. Genco, University at Buffalo world-renowned scientist, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Association for Dental Research (AADR).

3/15/16

UB team will use NIH grant to look at how a concussion changes cerebral blood flow.

3/15/16

National experts join more than 900 school educators and counselors at Safe Schools seminar.

3/16/16

The food-tracking wearable device may help fight diabetes, obesity and more.

3/16/16

Several UB graduate and professional degree programs have been cited as among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools."

3/16/16

Culinary professionals from over 100 colleges and universities will come to Buffalo for the four-day conference.

3/17/16

The UB men’s and women’s basketball teams’ first-ever dual trips to the NCAA’s Big Dance are shining a bright spotlight on UB Athletics.

3/17/16

Events will also be held nationwide in cities from New York City to Dallas

3/18/16

Lectures at both UB and downtown public library part of Buffalo Bard 400.

3/18/16

Scholars@Hallwalls lecture looks at how and why myths begin and change.

3/21/16

The facilities provide assistance to UB faculty and industries in need of services in genomics, proteomics and supercomputing.

3/21/16

Study sheds light on the “proprioception” of yeast — the manner in which an organism understands its spatial orientation.

3/21/16

UB will celebrate a major milestone in the construction of its downtown medical school on Tuesday, March 22.

3/21/16

Both teams went to the NCAA Tournament after winning their respective MAC Championship games. 

3/21/16

Students and faculty in the UB School of Nursing begin their mission to prevent 1,000 heart attacks and strokes in the Buffalo community as a part of Million Hearts, a nationwide initiative to save 1 million hearts by 2017.

3/22/16

UB Department of Theatre & Dance will present the popular musical from April 20 - May 1 in the Center for the Arts.

3/22/16

Representatives including UB President Satish K. Tripathi and New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo gathered for the traditional topping out ceremony.

3/22/16

Two separate projects designed by University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning faculty members are in the running for recognition from a global architecture and design competition.

3/22/16

A town hall meeting on the 2017 referendum will be held April 5 at UB.

3/23/16

National Book Award winner Nathaniel Mackey will deliverUB Poetics Program’s inaugural Robert Creeley Lecture in Poetry and Poetics on April 8 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

3/24/16

The six-day program, which includes lectures, workshops and more, kicks off today.

3/28/16

To fight the opioid epidemic ravaging Western New York, the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences joined forces with the Erie County Department of Health and the Harm Reduction Coalition to create a naloxone dispensing education program.

3/28/16

The improv comedians from Whose Line Is It Anyway? return to the Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 30th.

3/29/16

Corporations, small businesses and public sector entities have tried unsuccessfully for years to educate consumers and employees on how to recognize phishing emails.

3/29/16

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is among medical schools nationwide that are at the forefront of fighting the opioid epidemic.

3/29/16

Martin Blaser is a former president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

3/29/16

The event celebrated more than 95 UB authors and editors who produced in excess of 90 volumes over the past two years.

3/29/16

UB’s commitment to undergraduate research and creative activities sets the stage for a nine-day university-wide showcase of its inaugural “Discovery Week.”

3/30/16

Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according to a newly published UB study.

3/30/16

A new national study by The Education Trust cited UB as among the universities that stand out for improving overall graduation rates while also achieving significant gains for black students during the last decade.

3/30/16

Issam Smeir is the keynote speaker for UB's third annual Refugee Health Summit, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at the Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

3/30/16

Despite the perception that medical prescriptions are now completely electronic in New York State, we haven’t seen the last of paper prescriptions, according to University at Buffalo pharmacy law expert Karl Fiebelkorn.

3/30/16

The public now sees that the iPhone is vulnerable in some sense, says Mark Bartholomew.

3/30/16

A new computer program called ‘Libra’ simulates the important process of photoexcitation.

3/30/16

Frank Clement (BS ’66) hasn’t let a distance of 2,600 miles keep him from remaining close to UB.

3/31/16

A new collaborative study from the UB Research Institute on Addictions and the Penn State College of Medicine will investigate why a significant percentage of people who undergo gastric bypass surgery develop alcohol abuse problems.

3/31/16

From refugee housing plans to help spur economic development on Buffalo’s East Side, to a health summit and a symposium, UB faculty and students are actively engaged in refugee efforts.

3/31/16

A study by UB and Yale finds that cloud cover can help identify the size and location of important animal and plant habitats.

3/31/16

UB Police are asking the community to be on the lookout for a missing student.

3/31/16

UB Police have reported that a UB student believed to be missing has been located and is okay. 

3/25/16

The incident was first reported to University at Buffalo Police on the evening of Wednesday, March 23.  Police responded immediately and, per policy, had the offensive language removed from the bathroom stall.