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9/1/16

Dava Sobel, author of “Longitude,” “Galileo’s Daughter,” “The Planets” and “A More Perfect Heaven,” will be the featured speaker at the Buffalo Humanities Festival Sept. 22-24.

9/2/16

Representatives from community-based organizations will explain New York State’s new high school equivalency test and how best to prepare students for it at a forum on Sept. 9 at UB's Educational Opportunity Center.

9/2/16

A showcase of traditional Indian classical dance forms will be performed on September 24th at the Center for the Arts.

9/6/16

In the years following New York City’s Stonewall riots in 1969, three distinct legal cases pushed for what would become, decades later, a nationwide reality: the right of same-sex couples to marry.

9/6/16

Buffalo's internationally touring professional dance company celebrates its 10th anniversary season at the Center for the Arts on October 1st.

9/7/16

Applications to UB are up 10 percent over last year, and the freshman class could surpass 4,000 students for the first time.

9/6/16

Popular New Orleans-based jazz/funk band to perform at the Center for the Arts on October 3rd.

9/7/16

Nnedi Okorafor, an associate professor in the UB Department of English, has become only the fourth author in the past 20 years to write a novella that jointly earned Hugo and Nebula awards, two of the science fiction genre’s highest literary honors.

9/7/16

Intellectual property may be ripe for theft, a new UB study shows.

9/7/16

The Academy Award-winning comedian will perform at the Center for the Arts on October 7th.

9/9/16

UB will hold its annual Neighbor’s Day Block Party and Safety Fair from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, on the Hayes Hall lawn on the UB South Campus.

9/9/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Kenneth D. Pearsen, MD, co-founder and former president of Great Lakes Medical Imaging (GLMI), has been appointed chair of the Department of Radiology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
9/9/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo announced today that the 35 practicing radiologists employed by Great Lakes Medical Imaging (GLMI) are joining the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences as full-time faculty members in the Department of Radiology. They also will provide care to the community as clinicians with UBMD Radiology and UB’s hospital partners in the Great Lakes Health System.
9/12/16

The award will honor the UB chemist’s pioneering research and his dedication to mentoring the next generation of scientists.

9/13/16

UB has earned a “top 50” rating among public universities for the third straight year, according to U.S. News and World Report.

9/12/16

The program, called Critical Path, provides world-class mentoring, networking and venture capital to startups.

9/14/16

In a new book, researchers turn to data to answer tricky questions tied to population loss in cities and suburbs across America.

9/13/16

Highlights include a visit from Buffalo native Erin Bagwell, producer of the acclaimed documentary ‘Dream, Girl’.

9/13/16

The acclaimed scholar, who holds 48 U.S. patents, will serve as a faculty member and scientific director of the UB's NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics.

9/13/16

UB researchers who pioneered the family-based approach to weight loss, have been awarded an $8.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to start making these successful family-based weight-loss programs more widely available.

9/14/16

UB is working with state, city and community-based groups and organizations to develop new programs that expand upon UB’s ongoing efforts to improve the quality of life in the neighborhoods that surround the South Campus.

9/14/16

The funds will support a program designed to assist scalable life sciences startups with advice from industry and investment experts.  

9/14/16

YouTube sensations return to the Center for the Arts on October 12th.

9/14/16

Jazz trumpeter and vocalist makes her Buffalo premiere on October 14th at the Center for the Arts.

9/14/16

Filmmaker André Robert Lee will host a special screening of his moving 2012 documentary, “The Prep School Negro,” on Sept. 19 in 101 Davis Hall on the UB North Campus.

9/14/16

The UB Haudenosaunee-Native American Research Group and the Native Graduate Students Association will host a peaceful gathering in support of the Standing Rock Sioux and #NoDAPL on Sept. 16.

9/14/16

Eight artists from around the world will travel to UB to explore life’s greatest questions through biological art residencies in the Coalesce: Center for Biological Arts.

9/15/16

The promise and perils of new technologies in genetic engineering will be examined in a major forum on Friday, Oct. 21, sponsored by the UB School of Law.

9/15/16

Barry Smith, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and director of the National Center for Ontological Research at UB, has been named one of the 50 most influential living philosophers by TheBestSchools.org.

9/19/16

In a new finding, UB researchers have shown in mice that glutamate plays a vital role in controlling how muscles and nerves are wired together during development.

9/19/16

The campaign is providing scholarship assistance, faculty support, and programming and facilities improvements.

9/19/16

The panel will feature experts from Integer Holdings Corp., Albany Molecular Research Institute and The Mentholatum Co.

9/26/16

The research marks a step forward in the quest to develop personalized brain stimulation as a treatment for disease.

9/20/16

Alito, generally considered to be part of the Court’s conservative wing, will respond to questions at invitation-only event at Shea's.

9/20/16

The $44 million renovation transformed UB's most iconic and historic building into a state-of-the-art facility for learning and research in architecture and planning, while respecting the building’s unique history.

9/21/16

UB pharmacy and physical therapy students will travel across Western New York to improve the health of local older adults through the new Interprofessional Falls Risk Reduction Program.

9/21/16

The study involved 2,716 women who gave birth in large cities from 1998-2000.

9/22/16

Mark Kelly was commander of two NASA shuttle missions, while Scott Kelly is the first U.S. astronaut to spend a year in space.

9/22/16

An academic study co-led by UB looks at the Emmy-nominated program, "East Los High."

9/23/16

The Linda Yalem Safety Run, one of UB’s most enduring traditions, returns for its 27th year to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.

9/26/16

The multi-year study will analyze how emissions may have impacted the health of area residents and employees.  

9/26/16

Election as AIChE fellow is in recognition of outstanding “service to the profession” and “significant professional accomplishment.”

9/27/16

Nearly one in 20 adult women in the U.S. are married to or living with a partner with an alcohol use disorder. A $3.2 million grant to the UB Research Institute on Addictions will develop and evaluate an online program specifically designed to help them.

9/27/16

UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention takes on the challenges of bullying abuse and people with disabilities at its annual daylong conference on Sept. 29.

9/28/16

Marty Tankleff had just turned 17 when he was accused of killing his parents. Following hours of interrogation, he made an unsigned confession, and was convicted and sentenced to 50 years to life in prison.

9/27/16

UB’s Educational Opportunity Center will bring families together for a day of learning and fun at its third annual Strengthening Families Celebration on Oct. 15.

9/28/16

Information that elderly patients provide on end-of-life forms is often ambiguous, according to a new UB study.

9/29/16

UB Theatre & Dance presents the student dance company's 43rd fall season -- October 19-23. Directed by Kerry Ring.

9/30/16

Using her diagnosis of Crohn’s disease as inspiration and fecal matter as the medium, UB biological art resident Kathy High will convert the tiny organisms that live inside our guts into a microbial coat of arms for various families.

9/30/16

The popular comedian and television star will perform at the Center for the Arts on Friday, October 28th.

9/30/16

UB students, faculty and staff will join forces with community members who live around the UB South and Downtown campuses to make their neighborhoods a bit brighter as part of UB Community Day, Oct. 1.

10/3/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Mustafa Jarrar, PhD, a computer scientist from the Birzeit University in Palestine and an international leader in computational linguistics and ontology, will join the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo as a Fulbright scholar for the 2016-17 academic year.