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12/2/16

University Police and the Buffalo Police department have increased patrols on and near the UB South Campus in response to multiple armed robberies and attempted robberies occurring over the past several weeks.

12/12/16

Although alcohol is believed to play a role in college sexual assaults, a new study finds no evidence that male students’ binge drinking per se boosts their odds of becoming a perpetrator.

12/6/16

Churches and other faith-based communities are an untapped resource that health-care providers should consider when suggesting treatment options for African-American and Latina mothers who have histories of postpartum depression.

12/6/16

The board advises the EPA on scientific and technical information and provides advice on issues requested by the EPA administrator.

12/7/16

New research reveals surprising information about the Greenland Ice Sheet’s volatility, UB expert says.

12/7/16

The projects were conducted through a UB-led program that aims to improve science education for kids in Buffalo.

12/7/16

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have identified a critical step in myelination after birth that has significance for treating neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis, in which myelin is lost or damaged. 

12/8/16

UB Engineering's experiential learning program gives students their first experiences tackling real business challenges – and some of them get hired.

12/8/16

This year, for the first time, local researchers competed in a clinical research competition sponsored by the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) to recognize the most promising advances in clinical research. 

12/9/16

Comedian and actor John Cleese, whose work includes “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” “Fawlty Towers” and the Oscar-nominated film “A Fish Called Wanda,” will appear at UB on Dec. 9 as part of the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.

12/9/16

There is one foolproof way to grasp what UB researchers say could be a dramatic breakthrough in how people learn, technology with educational potential comparable to a tape recorder, video camera or computer monitor.

12/12/16

A study shows that short-term hearing loss can cause auditory nerve cells to alter their behavior and even their shape.

12/12/16

The courses feature topics in continuous improvement, manufacturing operations and management operations.

12/12/16

Science and art will fuse through the new UB performance, “Dance in Process — Process in Dance,” that uses movement to explore the idea of the human body as host for tiny forms of life.

12/13/16

A. Scott Weber has been named UB’s vice president for student life after a very successful tenure as the university’s vice provost and dean of undergraduate education and, more recently, as senior vice provost for academic affairs.

12/13/16

A prolific inventor and researcher, UB's Prasad was an early pioneer in the field of nanomedicine.

12/16/16

Among their findings, researchers discovered that nicotine levels in 'washed' hookah tobacco products were 236 percent higher, overall, than the product labeling claimed.

12/19/16

From homemade lava to a necklace that ‘hears’ what you eat, some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/15/16

The machines are selling as fast as PostProcess Technologies can make them, company president says.

12/15/16

UB physicist is one of the world’s top experts in her area, and her work could open new possibilities for an emerging field.

12/16/16

The UB School of Dental Medicine has named Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, as associate dean for faculty and professional development, and appointed Richard Scott Conley, DMD, as the new chair of the Department of Orthodontics.

12/19/16

Architecture students in Jin Young Song's fall studio created designs for a new UB Police headquarters that would give the department more space, while bringing police and the campus community closer.

12/20/16

The grant builds upon UB’s interdisciplinary research efforts to make traffic systems smarter, safer and more sustainable.

12/22/16

The program broadens students’ views to local opportunities, and exposes local firms to UB students.

12/22/16

A new University at Buffalo pilot study found that 41 percent of scuba divers experienced dental symptoms in the water. Recreational divers should consider consulting with their dentist before diving if they recently received dental care.

12/23/16

UB was chosen among 500 such institutions worldwide.