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6/6/16

UB and other university researchers partner with dairy farms across the Northeast on an innovative study.

6/1/16

A registered medical assistant living out her mother’s mantra and a licensed dental/anesthesia assistant who overcame an “estranged household” are the latest alumni success stories recognized by UB’s Educational Opportunity Center.

6/1/16

A UB researcher funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) has developed a smartphone app designed to boost clinical trial recruitment by taking advantage of smartphone technology.

6/1/16

Do you often wonder what the person next to you is thinking? You might be high in mind-reading motivation, a newly coined term for the practice of observing and interpreting bits of social information.

6/2/16

Select students at the New York State Science Congress will receive scholarship offers from UB.

6/6/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Mechanical forces play a critical role in myelination, the formation of the protective coating that neurons need to function, researchers at the University at Buffalo have discovered.
6/8/16

Through the Global Innovation Challenge, teams of UB students developed actionable ideas to improve water, sanitation and hygiene — or WaSH — access to schoolchildren in India and Uganda.

6/6/16

The new immunization approach may someday stamp out pneumonia, meningitis and other illnesses.

6/7/16

The popular singer and his band will give a rare Western New York performance on Friday, July 8th at UB Center for the Arts.

6/7/16

The public is enraged when a gorilla is killed at a zoo, but much less so when one is killed in the wild, says Irus Braverman.

6/8/16

As a political issue, climate change splits mostly along ideological lines in the U.S. However, a new UB study suggests that tailoring the message might influence opinions toward the scientific consensus.

6/8/16

The anatomical gift program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB is New York State’s largest.

6/9/16

Robin G. Schulze, associate dean for the humanities and professor of English at the University of Delaware, has been named dean of UB’s College of Arts and Sciences.

6/10/16

The event, held June 4 at the UB, featured 60 students from throughout the state in grades 7-12.

6/10/16

Some Buffalo teens are headed to camp this weekend, but it’s not your typical summer camp. Instead, 60 inner-city middle and high school students will spend June 11-12 at the Nor-Ton Red Jacket Club in North Tonawanda to learn how to better manage their asthma.

6/13/16

The UB Research Institute on Addictions has received two grants totaling more than $5 million from the National Institutes of Health to study public health issues involving alcohol.

6/13/16

Elayne Rapping, UB professor emerita of American studies and media studies, died on June 7 in Atlanta, Georgia, following a battle with breast cancer.  She was 77.

6/14/16

UB's Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics is partnering with VCAMP to form a lean-startup health-care software venture accelerator that will assist in the university’s regional economic development efforts.

6/14/16

The University at Buffalo has established the Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences, a new international hub for addressing global health challenges through pharmacological research and drug and vaccine development.

6/14/16

The root of the problem is a domestic discourse of violence against queer people in this country, says Jonathan Katz.

6/15/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Leaky blood vessels in the brain called cerebral microbleeds are associated with increased physical and cognitive disability in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
6/21/16

The ubiquitous houseplant is imperiled in the wild, and UB scientists are crowdfunding an effort to sequence its genome.

6/20/16

A new turf will be installed at UB Stadium this summer and Alumni Arena’s basketball court will be refinished – with both playing surfaces prominently featuring the new wordmark and new spirit mark for the UB Athletics department, as well as the interlocking UB logo.

6/21/16

David Castillo, a UB professor of Romance languages and literatures, has been named director of the university’s Humanities Institute, a multidisciplinary center established to promote innovative teaching, research and programs in the humanities.

6/21/16

UB-led program pays students to grow their startups.

6/22/16

The event, featuring elected officials and researchers, will highlight cutting-edge transportation research.

6/22/16

With the support of State Sen. Catherine Young, the University at Buffalo S-Miles To Go Mobile Dental Program has received a nearly 50 percent increase in funding to continue expanding access to oral health care for underserved children in rural areas.

6/23/16

Research will study the interaction between water and lava — common in nature, but poorly understood.

6/23/16

UB on the Green, UB’s free outdoor performance series, is back for a 10th season to celebrate summer in the South Campus neighborhood.

6/23/16

The grants support research and education in data mining, medicine, cyberinfrastructure, clean coal and improved Wi-Fi.

6/23/16

For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to a recently published study by a UB-led research team.

6/23/16

The institute connects UB, Buffalo Manufacturing Works and other partners to a national network committed to the sustained resurgence of U.S. manufacturing.

6/27/16

She is among those working on endorsing performance measures that will help palliative and end-of-life care continue to improve.

6/28/16

BPS middle schoolers will spend six weeks developing ideas to reclaim abandoned properties in the area surrounding King Urban Life Center, one of Buffalo’s most underdeveloped neighborhoods.

6/28/16

Research by UB's Myles Faith points to 'positive parenting' strategies for mealtimes.

6/29/16

High school students from across the nation will get a glimpse of the pharmacy profession through the first University at Buffalo Pre-Pharmacy Summer Camp.

6/30/16

International UB study starting next month aims to validate software to assess brain atrophy in more than 1,000 MS patients.

6/30/16

The Research Pharmacy within the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences provides support to WNY researchers completing clinical trials that require dispensing medication to participants.