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1/3/17

Now in its 10th year, PLS 3rd Learning employs about 40 people in downtown Buffalo.

1/4/17

Technique places the heart of the continent — coincidentally — in a North Dakota town called Center.

1/4/17

Direct from Dublin, the celebrated group will perform at the Center for the Arts on January 31st.

1/4/17

Gov. Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship Program is an exciting proposal that will advance a long-held tenet of the University at Buffalo – that our state’s students deserve access to an affordable and excellent education, says UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

1/4/17

Faculty in the Department of Medicine have received a grant from the Society for General Internal Medicine to boost the field's profile among medical students and residents.  

1/5/17

Fillmore was UB’s first chancellor and the 13th president of the United States.

1/5/17

Patient Pattern enables clinicians to tap into records to determine how best to treat hospitalized elderly and post-acute care patients.

1/5/17

The Jan. 12 event is free and open to the public.

1/5/17

UB alumnus Willie Evans, a standout running back for the UB football team and former president of the UB Alumni Association, has passed away at the age of 79

1/6/17

The national award recognizes professors for their “commitment to excellence in aerospace engineering education.”

1/9/17

Abortion fund patients who get aid to help pay for abortions are younger and more likely to be African American when compared to general abortion patients in the U.S., according to the findings of a new UB study.

1/9/17

Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, assistant dean of diversity and inclusion in the UB School of Nursing, was honored with two 2016 Book of the Year Awards by the American Journal of Nursing for her book, “American Indian Health and Nursing.”

1/9/17

UB’s Creative Arts Initiative will present The Faust Project: A Staged Reading with Live Music of Goethe's Faust, an inventive reworking of Goethe’s epic by playwright Neil Wechsler and composer Nathan Heidelberger.

1/10/17

The awards will support projects designed to boost economic development in Western New York.

1/10/17

African-American women in abusive relationships use a variety of strategies pulled from three general categories to survive intimate partner violence , according to a new UB study.

1/10/17

UB’s online programs for the Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing earned significant national endorsements from the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of the best online programs in America.

1/11/17

Study of more than 1,500 men highlights need to make treatment decisions as informed and supported as possible, researchers say.

1/11/17

Student startup MemoryFox makes it possible with your smartphone.

1/11/17

UB officials atttend community meetings, host job fairs and collaborate with other WNY institutions.

1/12/17

With the help of UB researchers, the company has created what's believed to be the first liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing.

1/18/17

Using computational and experimental techniques, UB scientists provide first evidence that carbamates can upset circadian rhythms.

1/18/17

The online course will help bolster Buffalo’s status as a nationwide leader in advanced manufacturing.

1/19/17

The popular free event will feature members of UB's Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of Western New York.

1/19/17

New study adds to evidence that fat and related molecules — called lipids — are more active in cellular processes than previously thought.

1/19/17

Recordings will demonstrate how Beethoven might have heard music as his hearing deteriorated.

1/20/17

Historically, there was an expectation that the most effective process to treat alcohol use disorder involved therapists confronting their clients about their behavior.

1/23/17

James A. Gardner, interim dean of the UB School of Law, will receive the Edwin F. Jaeckle Award at the school’s annual New York Alumni Luncheon on Jan. 27 in New York City.

1/24/17

Buffalo startup ACV Auctions is pioneering a new way for car dealers to buy and sell inventory.

1/25/17

A world-renowned scholar in materials science, Jia is part of UB's Department of Materials Design and Innovation.

1/25/17

Despite pending executive actions affecting access to the United States by persons from designated countries, UB is a welcoming campus for students, faculty and visitors from across the globe.

1/25/17

The grant also funds research centers in geographic information and in education innovation at UB.

1/26/17

Preliminary study examines Mets-Yankees game and U.S. Open tennis, finds tweets effective for gathering real-time passenger info.

1/24/17

UB is offering local schools and not-for-profit organizations free tickets to the 41st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration event, featuring former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, to be held at 8 p.m. on Feb. 16, in Alumni Arena.

1/26/17

UB law professor Samantha Barbas' latest book, “Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle over Privacy and Press Freedom,” examines the first Supreme Court case to weigh the right of privacy versus freedom of the press.

1/26/17

While many African immigrants make efforts to retain their culture, when it comes to sex education, acculturation can occur three times faster than average, found UB-led research. 

1/27/17

The celebrated blues-rock singer/songwriter will perform at the Center for the Arts on February 28th.

1/27/17

Responsible and level-headed Americans must develop “digital literacy skills” to sort through the flood of “biased or false misinformation” in today’s information age.

1/27/17

A UB psychologist is part of a team of researchers and educators behind a new online test that quickly measures singing accuracy.

1/28/17

The University at Buffalo is assessing the executive order and is actively monitoring the order’s potential impact on UB students, faculty, staff and visiting scholars who are from countries cited in the order.

1/30/17

Stephen Dunnett, UB vice provost for international education, will update members of the media on President Trump’s executive order of Jan. 27 that temporarily suspends entry to the U.S. by citizens of seven countries on the order’s impact on UB and the university’s response.

1/30/17

The device could aid people lacking drinking water and those affected by natural disasters.

1/30/17

UB researchers have a $2.8 million NIH grant aimed at finding out whether one way to prevent childhood obesity might be making non-food alternatives, such as sports or imaginative play, more readily available to children.

 

1/30/17

The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Utica College have formed a new agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree (PharmD) in a shorter amount of time. 

1/30/17

The University at Buffalo has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test new strategies for improving the delivery of potent toxins to cancer cells.

1/31/17

Research team led by Jo Freudenheim will examine DNA methylation differences in e-cig users compared to non-smokers and smokers.

1/31/17

UB researchers at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and other teams worldwide are proving that a dose of dextrose gel along with regular feedings can treat some babies with hypoglycemia, allowing them to stay with their mothers, which promotes breastfeeding.