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4/30/17

The UB School of Law has developed an innovative graduate law program that recognizes the global nature of legal practice and the need for skilled attorneys to guide clients through cross-border interactions.

5/2/17

The breakthrough could speed the development of new Parkinson’s treatments.

5/1/17

The UB Young Americans for Freedom is sponsoring this event. The event is being financed entirely through the Young Americans for Freedom’s national chapter. 

5/1/17

The University at Buffalo strives to create an environment in which diverse opinions can be expressed and heard.

5/3/17

Western New York companies of all types and sizes are invited to host an engineering student for the 2017-18 academic year.

5/4/17

A project created by freshman architecture students this spring at UB lends a unique new perspective to the grain elevators, and the landscape of Silo City.

5/15/17

New research from UB's Research Institute on Addictions that explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those without ADHD showed changes in brain chemistry associated with risk-taking behavior, sleep disruption and other undesirable effects.

5/5/17

University at Buffalo doctor receives federal grant to study ‘long-term nonprogressors.’

5/8/17

Students worked in groups, 10 teams in all, to build small structures that invite the public to experience the grain elevators at Silo City in a way they previously could not.

5/5/17

The Sopranos’ Tony Soprano and Walter White from Breaking Bad rank among recent television drama’s most notorious protagonists, each of questionable morality. So, here’s the question: Do you like them?

5/8/17

A study of the iconic tree uncovers genetic secrets of value to wood, paper industries.

5/9/17

A new University at Buffalo study of 483 patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) revealed that many factors that contribute to patient satisfaction are beyond the doctor’s control.

5/12/17

The work has resulted in about $52 million in MWBE contracts.

5/9/17

James Smist was seven years old when his father, Felix Smist, graduated in mechanical engineering from the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

5/10/17

The courses, which explore technologies revolutionizing American factories, roll out worldwide next week.

5/11/17

When it comes to empathy, the idiom that suggests “walking a mile in their shoes” turns out to be problematic advice, according to new research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology.

5/11/17

What will the bank of the future look like now that traditional banking can be done in the palm of your hand? And what should a library be when most reading and research is done online? UB architecture students try to provide the answers.

5/12/17

Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the University at Buffalo report on research that illuminates what causes some kinds of neuropathy and may reveal potentially powerful therapies.

5/15/17

UB’s aspiration to become a “top-producing Fulbright institution” took another significant step forward this month when a record number of undergraduates were chosen as recipients of Fulbright awards.

5/15/17

The carnivorous humped bladderwort plant is a sophisticated predator. Living in swamps and ponds, it uses vacuum pressure to suck prey into tiny traps at breathtaking speeds of under a millisecond.

5/16/17

UB faculty members Jonathan Dewald, Chunming Qiao and John E. Tomaszewski have been named State University of New York Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

5/17/17

Beginning in fall 2017, UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions will offer three new academic programs: undergraduate degrees in public health and statistics, and a combined bachelor’s in exercise science and master’s in athletic training.

5/17/17

It is best to treat concussion with light activity, says UB's John Leddy, who helped shape the new guidelines.

5/17/17

UB research in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering  could eliminate the need for pacemaker batteries.

5/18/17

Urban Affairs Association is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals.

5/18/17

Thousands of undergraduate and graduate students will don caps and gowns this weekend during the University at Buffalo's 2017 commencement ceremonies.

5/19/17

UB is one of seven major cultural organizations in Western New York that will honor the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth by celebrating the renowned architect’s influence on the region’s Arts and Crafts movement.

5/22/17

Nancy Wells is stepping down as vice president of philanthropy and alumni engagement, effective July 1, after a successful five-year tenure

5/22/17

June in Buffalo, the University at Buffalo’s internationally celebrated new music festival that helped establish UB as a creative center for music, will take place June 5-11 at various locations on the university’s North Campus.

5/22/17

When Garfield O. Walker was asked to give an acceptance speech for winning the UB EOP award given to the student who displays endurance and courage in the face of extraordinary challenges, he was understandably and predictably nervous.

5/23/17

A UB-led team of researchers found that combinations of three antibiotics – that are each ineffective against superbugs when used alone – are capable of eradicating two of the six ESKAPE pathogens when delivered together. 

5/24/17

One study will look at the barriers to PrEP usage through interviews with patients and clinicians, while the other will investigate a less invasive method for measuring PrEP adherence.

5/24/17

Suzanne Rosenblith, associate dean of undergraduate programs at Clemson University, has been named dean of UB's Graduate School of Education effective July 1.

5/24/17

Efferent Labs’ device allows real-time data to be collected from inside a patient.

5/25/17

The event highlights MDI, a new science and engineering department at UB.

5/25/17

Teams of UB students will pitch their ideas for strategies that bridge the gap between Western and non-Western “cultures of care” on May 26.

5/26/17

UB helped KeepTruckin get situated in the START UP-NY program and continues to assist with engineering graduates.

5/31/17

Leonard Epstein also has been named to the editorial board of JAMA Pediatrics, the highest impact journal in pediatrics.

5/31/17

Ask Elizabeth Bowen about the intersection of homelessness and HIV/AIDS in the United States and she’ll respond without hesitation, “Housing equals health.”

5/25/17

Twenty-four of the best and brightest regional companies have been selected to participate in the University at Buffalo’s Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo on June 28 at the Hotel Henry.