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10/3/16

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library and University at Buffalo will bring together their two complete sets of the rare and treasured folios of William Shakespeare for public display for the first time.

10/4/16

Many policymakers and elected officials have publicly criticized impoverished and African-American fathers for not being involved in the lives of their children. But a new study suggests the criticism is largely unfounded and most low-income fathers are connected to their children.

10/4/16

Such waves, called solitons, retain their shape and speed when passing through other such waves.

10/4/16

Appointment of Jo L. Freudenheim, who served as interim chair since 2014 and was chair from 2006 to 2013, is effective Oct. 1.

10/5/16

A genetic variant associated strongly with eczema may be a random artifact of evolution, study finds.

10/6/16

The U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals in the O’Bannon v. NCAA case is another sign the NCAA must abide by federal anti-trust laws when implementing rules about the ability of athletes to earn compensation, says a UB School of Law expert.

10/6/16

Medaille College students can earn both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in just six years under a new agreement between Medaille and the University at Buffalo School of Law.

10/7/16

A two-day commemoration of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes examining their works and enduring influence will take place  Oct. 13-14 at UB.

10/7/16

Past members of the band YES on tour for the first time in 25 years to perform at the Center for the Arts on November 2nd.

10/10/16

Taking place on World Food Day, Oct. 16, session at Habitat III conference will focus on food systems planning and policy.

10/7/16

UB will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 7-9, featuring a variety of events and activities, including the Homecoming football game against MAC rival Kent State.

10/10/16

Jaekyung Lee is stepping down for family reasons as dean of the UB Graduate School of Education at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, Provost Charles F. Zukoski announced in a memo to the university community today.

10/17/16

The chemical reaction could generate hydrogen fuel for cars, buses and other vehicles.

10/11/16

UB’s Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender will present a symposium to address issues, responses and solutions to violence against women Oct. 28.

10/12/16

It’s one of the only research centers in the world that allows scientists to study extreme environments, from a mile of ocean depth to nearly 23 miles into Earth’s stratosphere, and everything in between. And it’s back up and running in its home at UB.

10/11/16

Republicans embrace the conservative label more enthusiastically than Democrats are willing to self-identify as liberals, according to a new study by a UB political scientist.

10/11/16

The system, ACT® WorkKeys®, is open to the Western New York community and provided by UB's Center for Industrial Effectiveness.

10/12/16

A new study based on improved phylogenetic analysis and advanced computed tomography (CT) scanning identifies two fossils previously thought to be generic carnivorans as some of the earliest known members of the beardog family

10/12/16

Exercise coupled with a regimen of methamphetamine could help addicts get clean, according to a pre-clinical study published today in The FASEB Journal.

10/17/16

Deborah Raines, associate professor in the UB School of Nursing, has been selected by the National League for Nursing (NLN) to receive the Isabel Hampton Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership in Clinical Practice. 

10/17/16

The UB Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) and the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences have partnered to launch a new Global Health and Implementation Research Fellowship.

10/17/16

The supercomputing technology can solve problems in a range of fields, from genomics to supply chain management.

10/18/16

Abcombi Biosciences was nurtured by a strong support system for university startups.

10/18/16

Five companies have been awarded grants from UB through a new program designed to help small businesses expand research capabilities.

10/18/16

The electrifying pop-classical crossover trio will perform at the Center for the Arts on November 13th.

10/18/16

EPA presented UB with a Green Power Partner of the Year award Monday at the 2016 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Francisco.

10/18/16

Marsha Lewis, dean of the UB School of Nursing, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh College of Nursing. She is the first alum to receive the award. 

10/19/16

Canada's premiere ballet company will perform on November 17th at the Center for the Arts.

10/19/16

UB School of Nursing faculty members Nancy Campbell-Heider and Carla Jungquist have been named to the prestigious 2016 class of American Academy of Nursing (AAN) fellows.

10/19/16

Research from UB's Research Institute on Addictions has found the abuse of prescription drugs by college students can play a role in negative sexual events such as sexual assault and regretted sex.

10/20/16

Abhiram Maddi, assistant professor in the UB School of Dental Medicine, has received the 2016 Teaching Fellowship Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.

10/20/16

Department of Theatre & Dance students will perform the award-winning musical October 27 - November 6 at the Center for the Arts.

 

10/28/16

Celebrity news reports over the past four decades appear to have contributed to the changing makeup of the traditional American family by helping to destigmatize out-of-wedlock childbirths in the U.S., according to a study by a UB sociologist.  

10/21/16

To encourage discussion of emotional topics and understanding of different points of view, UB will bring together faculty, staff and students for a weeklong series of midday panel discussions Oct. 24-28.

10/24/16

MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant recipient and former Guggenheim fellow Campbell McGrath will present the 2016 University at Buffalo Oscar Silverman Reading on Nov. 11.

10/24/16

Igor Zutic is recognized for his contributions in the field of spintronics.

10/24/16

The national award recognizes Professor Sherry Chemler for her contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

10/24/16

Researchers seek public participation in the survey, whose results will be used to model how disease spreads through a community.

10/26/16

Sama Waham’s new film “Sing for Me” has received top honors in the Long Documentaries category at this year’s Alexandria International Film Festival.

10/26/16

Randi Zuckerberg, former director of marketing at Facebook, will speak at 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 in Alumni Arena as part of the UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

10/25/16

A paper co-authored by a University at Buffalo faculty member explores how a new federal reporting requirement that’s part of the Affordable Care Act may play a key role in improving patient safety.

10/26/16

The lab will help researchers discover new materials to address climate change, national security and other pressing issues.

10/27/16

Surprising results point to several factors that may explain why this serious condition is on the rise.

10/27/16

The event takes place on Oct. 27 at Chef’s Restaurant in Buffalo.

10/27/16

The honor from the New York State Economic Development Council recognizes UB’s success in recruiting companies to START-UP NY.

10/27/16

Activities range from a tour of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to workshops on securing venture capital and making the perfect pitch.

10/31/16

Acting as mediator of house and object, Dennis Maher has fused “a mysterious wonderland that cleaves, intermingles and collages a house’s physical and metaphysical counterparts.”

10/28/16

The businesses expect to create 213 jobs and invest $5,115,500 in Western New York within five years.

10/31/16

A new study reports on how a weak control laser beam could boost computer chips.

10/31/16

UB welcomes three visionaries Wednesday who will discuss leadership, megatrends and sustainability as part of the RENEW Distinguished Lecture Series.

10/31/16

The renowned troupe has toured to 30 countries and will perform at the Center for the Arts on November 21st.

10/31/16

Brian Setzer and his 19-piece band return to the Center for the Arts for a special Thanksgiving-Eve concert on November 23rd.

10/31/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An innovative, sponsored MBA program for residents and fellows has been developed by the University at Buffalo through a partnership with Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest health care provider.  
10/31/16

Days before the election, experts from around the world will convene to debate a controversial economic topic: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

11/3/16

Sandro Galea, dean of Boston University's School of Public Health, will discuss the public health issues related to gun violence in a talk titled “Can We Mitigate the Gun Violence Epidemic?”

11/3/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nine hundred University at Buffalo students from the health professions, social work, law and management will learn how they can best work together to tackle the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation at UB’s first annual Interprofessional Forum on Nov. 7 in Kapoor Hall on the South Campus.