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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.