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8/1/16

Applications are being accepted through Aug. 26 for “Critical Path,” a new program beginning in September to provide up to a dozen promising life sciences companies with access to world class mentorship and venture capital.

8/1/16

UB researchers have discovered that a protein in the brain’s reward center regulates genes that help drive the craving for cocaine after a period of withdrawal. 

8/3/16

UB will wrap up its 10th season of UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family, on Aug. 3 with “Veterans and Athletics Night.”

8/3/16

To help meet the growing demand for nurses, the UB School of Nursing has received two grants for a total of nearly $2.2 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

8/4/16

Patients with Type 1 diabetes can benefit from dapagliflozin, a drug designed and marketed to treat Type 2 diabetes, a UB study has found.

8/25/16

A study on primates' slobber shows that adaptation isn’t just about creating new tools for survival — it’s also about tweaking the ones we have.

8/8/16

The UB Graduate School of Education has one word for college graduates looking to find a career with good job prospects and high job satisfaction, and that at the same time leaves the world a better place: Teaching.

8/8/16

UB will host a public discussion Tuesday, led by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and State Education Department Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia, on TeachNY, a new statewide effort to address the teacher shortage and improve professional development for practicing educators.

8/5/16

The summer competition is run by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB and the Western New York Incubator Network.

8/10/16

UB architect Joyce Hwang’s latest animal architecture creation, called Bower, will be celebrated at an opening event this Thursday at Artpark in Lewiston.

8/10/16

A new study by UB researchers suggests that Child Protective Services caseworkers may need to use a more all-encompassing approach to improve how they respond to cases of chronic neglect.

8/10/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. –- A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine addresses a question doctors have sought to clarify for decades: whether a surgery conducted since the 1940s benefits the patients it targets.
8/10/16

For years, researchers have known that the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus can trigger severe, sometimes deadly, secondary bacterial pneumonia in some people who are subsequently infected with influenza A virus, but scientists have not known exactly how this happens.

8/11/16

Being homeless puts people at greater risk of HIV infection than those with stable housing, but targeting services to reduce risk behaviors is often complicated by fuzzy definitions of homelessness.

8/11/16

The week-long Miles for Smiles mission, led by UB clinical dental professor Othman Shibly, brought oral health care to student refugees who lacked access to treatment due to the ongoing Syrian war.

8/11/16

The University at Buffalo takes its responsibilities on the issue of sexual assaults on campus very seriously.  Nothing is more important than the safety and welfare of our students.

8/15/16

Program encourages collaboration among researchers, while serving as a springboard to external funding.

8/12/16

UB will hold a full-scale, “active shooter” training exercise from 6-11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, in and around Clemens Hall on the UB North Campus.

8/15/16

The event aims to spur partnerships that lead to new and innovative technologies.

8/16/16

Eight-week National Institute on Drug Abuse program introduces undergraduate students to the field of substance abuse and addiction research.

8/17/16

To help families discard their old or unwanted medicine, the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals will partner to distribute 20,000 Deterra Drug Deactivation Systems to the Western New York community.

8/18/16

The research suggests behavioral differences begin as early as infancy and those differences can lead to future health risks.

8/19/16

Bailey Green II — a master plan developed by UB faculty and students, along with community stakeholders, for a 33-acre zone on Buffalo’s East Side — earned second place in the 2016 International Making Cities Livable design competition.

8/22/16

National experts on heavy drinking in young adults, dating violence, financing addiction treatment and tobacco use will visit the UB Research Institute on Addictions during its Fall Seminar Series beginning Sept. 16.

8/23/16

UB developed smartphone app for people living with HIV may help lead to faster intervention in cases where substance use — or life in general — get in the way of antiretroviral therapy adherence.

8/22/16

Four UB medical students have been selected to the prestigious program since its launch in 2012.

8/23/16

“Doorhanger” kits containing safety reminders and tips on how to be a good neighbor will be distributed to about 1,900 homes surrounding UB's South Campus Aug. 23.

8/23/16

Experimental teaching classrooms, video recording studios, group study spaces with 80-inch monitors and 1,000 power outlets to support USB chargers are a few of the features the University at Buffalo will unveil during the grand reopening celebration for the Oscar A. Silverman Library.

8/24/16

Oscar A. Silverman Library will reopen after completing a $7.2 million renovation to transform the 45,000-square-foot space into a vibrant, state-of-the-art, intellectual hub for the campus.

8/24/16

Thousands of students expected to move in and join events to mark the new school year.

8/26/16

The logo is big enough to fill nearly half of a football field.

8/30/16

Diverse lineup includes concerts, dance, comedy, international events and more.