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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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,
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.