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3/1/17

Working with the Greece Central School District, researchers aim to help teachers recognize and report sexual abuse.

3/7/17

UB researcher says public health experts need to be more up front with parents in explaining that CDC dietary recommendations may not help children who have been exposed to lead.

3/1/17

Robert Gallo, co-discoverer of HIV as the cause of AIDS and creator of the HIV blood test, will visit the University at Buffalo to help mark the launch of the university’s Global Virus Network Center of Excellence as one of the world’s premier virology research centers. 

3/1/17

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host its first Smile Day at the Museum Health Fair, offering dental screenings to children and adults with special needs, an overlooked population in dental care. 

3/2/17

The program promotes genomic and bioinformatics literacy to 400 Buffalo Public Schools students.

3/2/17

UB will host the 14th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar, Advanced School Threat Assessment Training, on March 23 in the Center for the Arts. The event is free, but registration is required.

3/16/17

The acclaimed contemporary tap dance company founded by MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance will be in residence March 27-31 at the Center for the Arts. Public performance on March 31.

3/3/17

The revered full-length classic ballet will be performed at the Center for the Arts on April 4th.

3/3/17

Results suggest that product satisfaction, perceived harm or danger and product type all work together to promote use or avoidance, researchers say.

3/6/17

Internationally celebrated visual artist, performer and storyteller Shantell Martin will be in residence at UB March 11 to June 25 as part of the university’s Creative Arts Initiative.

3/6/17

Guidance and support will be provided to members of the university community.

3/6/17

The company, interactiveX, was recently admitted to the START-UP NY economic development program

3/8/17

UB’s Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and Buffalo Environmental Law Journal will bring together noted experts to discuss how law and policy can help society address the changing climate.

3/8/17

The new tool helps companies make smarter hiring, promotion and training decisions.  

3/9/17

UB has entered into an agreement to implement a $1.3 million project designed to create and test work flow innovations using a standard vocabulary and set of categories to support digital manufacturing for a local technology and services innovator.

3/9/17

Freudenheim will present research on periodontal disease and breast cancer in postmenopausal women as part of the 41st annual American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) Conference in Seattle.

3/13/17

Major national studies provide little evidence that e-cigarette users move to smoking cigarettes as a result, researchers from UB, Michigan write.

3/13/17

Architecture faculty members will be inducted into RAIC College of Fellows as part of Festival of Architecture in May.

3/13/17

Applications are now open for the annual Bright Buffalo Niagara (BBN) Entrepreneur Expo to be held on Wednesday, June 28.

3/13/17

The extension includes annual funding of $250,000.

3/14/17

The University at Buffalo Gender Institute and the Coalition for the Advancement for Moslem Women will mark the start of the Iranian New Year with a Naw Ruz celebration of food, dancing and music on March 31.

3/14/17

Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor in the University of Virginia’s Department of English, will be the featured speaker for  UB’s second annual Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics.

3/14/17

Representatives from UB and Buffalo Manufacturing Works will speak Thursday in downtown Buffalo.

3/14/17

An assessment tool under development could reduce chronic pain, prevent economic losses and improve surgical outcomes.

3/14/17

Several UB graduate and professional degree programs have been cited as among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

3/15/17

UB study yields neural crest cells from adult skin cells, and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s and other brain illnesses.

3/15/17

Foxtrot or tango? On the biological dance floor, careful choreography may decide how well a suitor is able to woo a partner.

3/15/17

The opioid epidemic affecting the nation will be the focus of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 20th Annual Bullough Lecture, which will be presented by Peggy Compton, PhD, associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

3/15/17

John H. Campbell, DDS, associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

3/15/17

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Research and Education Foundation has awarded $20,000 in funding to UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences investigators to evaluate the effect of pharmacist intervention on unexpected hospital utilization.

3/15/17

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has named SUNY Distinguished Professor Marilyn E. Morris, PhD, as chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 

3/16/17

A new tool, based in part upon MP3 audio coding, could alleviate the problem.

3/17/17

The Latin Grammy Award-winner for "Best New Artist" will perform at the Center for the Arts on April 18th.

3/20/17

The blues legend will perform with special guest Tom Hambridge on Friday, April 21st at the Center for the Arts

3/20/17

The study is based upon the virtual actions of more than 80,000 players of the role-playing video game ArcheAge.

3/22/17

UB architect's embossed building 'skin' concept was a finalist in an international competition aimed at designing more environmentally friendly skyscrapers.

3/20/17

Hundreds of high school science scholars converge on UB during spring break for the annual Science Exploration Day.

3/20/17

Three studies focused on improving our understanding of the human microbiome were awarded funding through the second round of research pilots supported by the UB Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).

3/22/17

New strategies may provide additional tools to treat a variety of psychological disorders.

3/22/17

All 52 UB occupational therapy graduates who took the 2016 National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) exam within a year of graduation passed the test.

3/23/17

Three Buffalo Public Schools students aim to find out how potatoes germinated in space will fare when planted on Earth.

3/23/17

The seminar helps participants from Western New York enhance their organization’s threat assessment program.

3/23/17

The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology Psychopathology (HiTOP) addresses what the authors say are limitations to the reliability and validity of traditional models.

3/29/17

UB-led study is among the largest and focuses exclusively on postmenopausal women in whom periodontitis, total tooth loss and cardiovascular disease is high nationally.

3/27/17

Unexpected life events can lead to political polarization, pushing moderates toward the spectrum’s extremes, according to study co-authored by UB psychologist.

3/27/17

The Latin Grammy Award-winner for "Best New Artist" will perform at the Center for the Arts on April 18th. A second show has been added due to demand.

3/27/17

She is an expert in commercial law, insurance law, regulation of financial entities and legal ethics.

3/27/17

The study provides evidence that climate change can both inhibit and facilitate invasive species growth.

3/29/17

UB study may be first to relate children’s oral health to obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

3/30/17

The grant, part of a $35 million nationwide investment, supports artificial intelligence research to make vehicles emission-free.

3/30/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor, has been awarded one of the highest honors that can be granted to internal medicine physicians.

3/30/17

A cast of 25 Department of Theatre & Dance students will perform April 7-9 at the Center for the Arts. Featuring the choreography of UB's dance faculty, invited guests and students.

3/30/17

Nearly 400 nurses, physicians and other health care workers will attend the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 20th Annual Bullough Lecture to learn about the silent epidemic affecting the nation from pain and opioid addictions expert Peggy Compton.

3/30/17

The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, through a collaborative agreement with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), has created an Opioid Prescriber Training Program to help licensed prescribers within the state meet educational requirements.

3/30/17

The event brings together faith leaders, Muslim community representatives and journalists to how Muslims and others are represented in the media.

4/3/17

The Department of Theatre & Dance will present the classic musical April 28-30 & May 5-7 at the Center for the Arts.