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3/31/16

Physicist Joseph Incandela will headline Buffalo’s HiggsFest, an event that will also feature science demos for curious kids.

4/1/16

Praveen Arany, a University at Buffalo researcher who studies wound healing and tissue regeneration, received the 2016 Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS).

4/1/16

UB President Satish K. Tripathi today said he was disappointed that the New York State budget adopted by the state legislature does not include the governor’s proposal for a full extension of NYSUNY 2020.

4/1/16

UB’s Information Security Office identified a small number of printers on campus that may have been vulnerable to anti-Semitic cyberattacks directed at institutions nationwide. Our information security officers have taken steps to prevent future attacks. 

4/1/16

Dear University Community: I ask you to join me in reaffirming, once again, our shared commitment to upholding and living our core UB values of diversity, inclusion, and mutual respect at all times.

4/4/16

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences holds its first-ever community immersion program on April 4 - 8.

4/4/16

The American Planning Association named the UB-led sustainable development initiative for Buffalo-Niagara as one of six Achievement Award winners.

4/5/16

The percentage of African-American high school seniors who smoke has changed very little over the past two decades, UB tobacco expert Gary Giovino reports in a journal supplement he co-edited.

4/5/16

Highlights include a student panel titled, ‘Muslim Students’ Experiences in the U.S.’

4/5/16

Connections that extend beyond the classroom are a key to building STEM success.

4/5/16

The cabaret event series has been entertaining WNY audiences for several years.

4/5/16

UB’s Gender Institute will present Gender Across Borders 2016 Forging Alliances/Vive les differences on April 8  at the South Lake Community Center on the university’s North Campus.

4/6/16

Cancer physician, researcher and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee will speak at UB on April 6 in Alumni Arena as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

4/6/16

A new book by a UB sociologist describes the previously unexplored inner workings of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme that swindled billions of dollars from unsuspecting investors.

4/6/16

Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post editorial cartoonist Tom Toles is UB’s honored guest for this year’s Signature Series, an annual event celebrating UB’s legacy of innovation and distinction in arts and letters.

4/7/16

UB inks deals with ZOETIC Pharmaceuticals to commercialize the biotechnology.

4/7/16

Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery, has received prestigious awards for achievement in two very distinct fields.

4/7/16

The UB Department of Art will present “Art Talk Back: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Inclusion,” a collective conversation addressing questions of equity and inclusion on campus, April 14.

4/7/16

Experts from Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International will be among presenters at the symposium at UB.

4/7/16

Post-menopausal women who use metformin long-term for the treatment of diabetes may be at lower risk for developing certain cancers and dying from these diseases.

4/7/16

Five UB law professors will discuss whether the current presidential candidates can fulfill their campaign promises within the present government system at a program to be held April 11, in O’Brian Hall.

4/8/16

Rapidly advancing technology has created ever more realistic video games.  Images are sharp, settings have depth and detail, and the audio is crisp and authentic. At a glance, it appears real.

4/8/16

The popular PBS program for young children comes to life on stage at the Center for the Arts on May 4th.

4/8/16

The Grammy-winning band returns to the Center for the Arts on May 7th & 8th for their first two-night run in Buffalo.

4/11/16

There are many unknowns related to changing climate that make it difficult to predict future water level conditions.

4/11/16

Overweight and obese Type 1 diabetics saw the most significant improvement.

4/12/16

UB will begin telling its story worldwide in a more compelling and cohesive way with the launch today of a new identity and brand strategy for the institution.

4/11/16

Françoise Pfaff, a Fulbright scholar and pioneer of African American film studies, will visit the UB on April 19 to discuss the life and career of Ousmane Sembene, “the father of African cinema.”

4/12/16

Nancy Paton, vice president for communications, and Allen Greene, director of athletics, will be available to discuss the university’s new brand and identity strategy launched today.

4/13/16

Snakes, lizards and Gila monsters play an important role in this year’s David Chu Lecture presented by the UB Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

4/13/16

The contest and other family-friendly events are part of a statewide student engineering conference at UB.

4/13/16

A pair of projects designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors both received jury honors in an international awards competition that “honors the best of architecture worldwide.”

4/13/16

The town hall with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is an invitation-only event, and all seats are full, according to MSNBC.

4/13/16

For the first time in a long time, the New York primary is very relevant, says UB election experts.

4/14/16

Bowers, a transgender woman, performs gender reassignment surgeries and is the first American trained to perform restorative surgery for victims of female genital mutilation.

4/15/16

The talk, which is the inaugural Jean Monnet Distinguished Lecture at UB, is free and open to the public.

4/15/16

The UB community will work together to plant 200 trees and push forward the effort to restore Buffalo’s reputation as “The City of Trees” in the fourth round of ReTree the District.

4/15/16

The University at Buffalo is establishing a new center to conduct research on the human microbiome, the collective microorganisms that live on and in the human body.

4/15/16

The university’s Office of Enrollment Management has taken immediate steps to ensure that errors of this kind will not occur in the future.

4/18/16

The acclaimed jazz drummer and his band perform at the Center for the Arts on May 12th.

4/19/16

Millions of people visit the websites of the Mayo Clinic, American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others, seeking authoritative health information. But are they receiving it?

4/19/16

The Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation has given $1 million to the UB School of Architecture and Planning to help build a brighter future for the school and its host communities.

4/19/16

AFC West and NFC South teams were already slated to play each other, according to scheduling guidelines.

4/19/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP, M&T Bank and Ingram Micro for another “BAND Against Bullying” school arts competition to be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
4/20/16

Policymakers have an opportunity, in light of the growing opioid epidemic, to craft effective and comprehensive drug policies that better protect everyone from the harms of addiction, according to a UB historian.

4/20/16

The winning team will be offered paid summer internships at NASA and, potentially, the chance to flight test their concept.

4/20/16

UB plans to launch its first academic, no-cost, “massive open online course” — or MOOC — this month on Coursera, the world’s largest, open, online education provider.

4/21/16

Where can you have the opportunity to hold a human brain, examine cancer cells under a microscope and test drive a Robotic Surgical Simulator that’s used to train surgeons?

4/21/16

The event, sponsored by M&T Bank and UB groups, gives gamers a chance to showcase their skills.

4/20/16

More than just Broadway musical makes Hamilton worthy of the $10 bill, says Kari Winter.

4/21/16

The annual UB Run for Smiles will return to the University at Buffalo South Campus for the fifth year, drawing more than 700 runners to raise awareness about affordable health care services offered through the UB School of Dental Medicine.

4/21/16

Marilyn Morris, PhD, University at Buffalo Distinguished Professor in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, was elected to serve as a member of the Xenobiotic and Nutrient Disposition and Action Study Section at the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review.

4/21/16

UB Dental, clinics operated by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, will offer a free oral HIV screening to patients between the ages of 13 and 64. The screenings will be offered through March 2017.

4/21/16

Madelaine Britt becameUB’s first Harry S. Truman Scholar today, an honor UB officials say is the country’s most prestigious academic honor available to undergraduates.

4/22/16

Paul E. Tesluk, the Donald S. Carmichael Professor of Organizational Behavior, has been appointed dean of the UB School of Management after an international search.

4/22/16

Researchers at UB's Research Institute on Addictions have discovered how a gene in the brain’s dopamine system can play an important role in prolonging lifespan.

4/25/16

The University at Buffalo ranks first on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership list of the largest college and university green power users.

4/22/16

UB is pleased to report that 1,368 students from the group of 5,109 applicants who received the errant communication on April 13 were offered undergraduate admission to the university.

4/25/16

Margaret Moss, assistant dean for diversity and inclusion in the UB School of Nursing, will shed light on American Indian health issues in the upcoming discussion, “Time to Take Notice: From Hidden to Healthy, Reclaiming Equity for American Indians.”

4/25/16

Second Circuit's ruling reinforces Roger Goodell's authority to discipline players, Nellie Drew says.

4/26/16

For the second day in a row, the University at Buffalo has been recognized as a sustainability leader in higher education.

4/26/16

Students and faculty from medical missions to Haiti and Honduras will share their experiences on April 27 at noon in Butler Auditorium in Farber Hall on the UB South Campus.

4/26/16

West Africa’s engagement with the Atlantic world through slavery, legitimate commerce and colonialism shaped the demography of the African forced diaspora and transformed local gender ideologies.

4/26/16

Some 5,846 students are candidates to receive degrees during UB's commencement ceremonies from April 29 through May 21.

4/27/16

Launched last fall, the new course of study in the School of Architecture and Planning features a highly practice-based curriculum brought to life by Buffalo’s building boom and first-hand instruction from experienced developers and real estate professionals.



4/27/16

Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey will speak at UB on April 27 as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

4/27/16

Researchers were named on six patents in 2015, and had numerous technologies licensed to industry.

4/27/16

In addition, honorary degrees will be presented to UB alumna Leslie G. Ford and Buffalo native Helene D. Gayle.

4/28/16

Eight UB students have won prestigious scholarships and awards in this year’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

4/28/16

Kevin J. Gibbons, MD, associate professor and vice chair in the Department of Neurosurgery, has been named senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science at UB.

4/28/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will hold its 170th commencement at 1:30 p.m. April 29, 2016, in the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
4/29/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Strokes, seizures, traumatic brain injury and schizophrenia: these conditions can cause persistent, widespread acidity around neurons in the brain. But exactly how that acidity affects brain function isn’t well understood.