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6/1/17

HarkerBIO is a small company with a lot of brain power.

6/1/17

UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences professor and associate dean for research Joseph P. Balthasar has been selected to serve as a member of the NIH's Gene and Drug Delivery Study Section in the Center for Scientific Review.

6/1/17

UB President Satish K. Tripathi and RPCI President and CEO Candace Johnson today strongly urged members of the Western New York congressional delegation to resist a Trump administration budget proposal to cap federal spending on costs essential to conducting research.

6/2/17

A single parent raising three young children while battling a debilitating disease for more than a decade. A civic-minded entrepreneur who achieved her fantasy of owning her own ice cream truck. A woman who overcame an “attitude” to find a “new lens” to redefine her life.

6/2/17

National Institutes of Health saw successful impact of scholarship program.

6/5/17

Human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will speak at UB on Sept. 19 the first speaker in the 31st annual Distinguished Speakers Series.

6/5/17

Study describes how app, soon to be available, will help thwart growing cybersecurity threat.

6/6/17

Officers who work afternoons are more likely to be fatigued, which puts them at greater risk for accidents, errors and stress, according to results of UB-led study that won first place in national conference poster competition.

6/6/17

Rina Das Eiden, senior research scientist in UB’s Research Institute on Addictions, has been named chair of the Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention Study Section in the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review.

6/7/17

To meet Western New York’s growing need for quality care for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the University at Buffalo’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center is expanding its clinics.

6/7/17

Javier G. Blanco, associate professor in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a $400,000 grant from the NICHD to investigate how therapeutic antibodies are handled in the human lung.

6/8/17

Abortion fund recipients who have to travel out of state for an abortion travel roughly 10 times farther for their procedures than patients able to get care in their homes states.

6/8/17

While tobacco control advocates are pushing for "a kind of prohibition" on cigarettes, the cannabis community is doing quite the opposite, researchers say.

6/8/17
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo is sponsoring an international workshop on new scientific findings in environmental and food safety June 11 and 12 at the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.
6/9/17

Up to 800 girls and boys will camp out this weekend at UB.

 

6/9/17

Four UB students are competing on the upcoming season of “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge,” the hit NBC competition series featuring a mile-long obstacle course filled with mud, water and fire.

6/12/17

Ellen Volpe, PhD, assistant professor and researcher in the School of Nursing, died June 8 in in a car accident on the Thruway. She was 45.

6/13/17

The discovery is first fossil evidence of a theorized passageway for some mammals.

6/14/17

Clinicians, social workers and medical professionals should be aware of how cultural factors influence whether individuals choose to receive preventative health care measures, according to new UB research.

6/19/17

Twenty-five UB students will receive $25,000 in scholarship and internship support through fellowship program made possible by the Prentice Family Foundation.

6/14/17

UB art professor Paul Vanouse received the Award of Distinction in the Hybrid Art category of the 2017 Prix Ars Electronica, the premiere cyberarts festival and competition in the world.

6/16/17

More than 400 students in the American Diversity and Design course participated in a billboard design competition to represent design as a social act accessible to all populations.

6/15/17

David Schmid, associate professor of English, has received the PCA/ACA 2017 Dove Award for outstanding contributions to the serious study of mystery, detective and crime fiction.

6/19/17

The method greatly reduces the time to make a soil map and produces a much more detailed map.

6/19/17

The event showcases the leadership role that Buffalo and New York State are playing in next-generation traffic systems.

6/20/17

The grants support faculty hiring to benefit research and education in robotics, artificial intelligence, pharmacology and X-ray laser science.

6/20/17

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of the school’s pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics.

6/20/17

The Supreme Court’s ruling that a federal trademark law banning offensive names is unconstitutional gives a “reprieve” to the Washington Redskins, Cleveland Indians and other organizations facing legal actions challenging the registration of their “historic, albeit politically insensitive, trademarks.”

6/23/17

Inequity is evident globally, with less than 1 percent of households in Ethiopia and 96.4 percent in Serbia having access to soap and water for handwashing.

6/21/17

Supreme Court's decision will prevent the government from refusing to register disparaging trademarks such as the Washington Redskins, UB's Mark Bartholomew says, calling the decision a "flat out win" for the team's owner.

6/23/17

Coppens was revered as one of the world’s most influential scientists in the field of crystallography.

6/23/17

The discovery, made at UB, leads to a $1.28 million grant to investigate the mechanisms involved.

6/26/17

Five companies will compete for a $20,000 grand prize.

6/26/17

One hundred and ninety newly minted MDs will become medical residents of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB at 3:30 p.m. on June 27 in the Center for Tomorrow on UB's North Campus. 

6/26/17

University at Buffalo scientists are studying genetic and epigenetic factors with the ultimate goal of restoring function to patients in the later stages of the disease.

6/28/17

The structure was fabricated by Chi Zhou, assistant professor in UB's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and collaborators.

6/28/17

Buffalo-based firm FiduciaSolutions has designed a fraud-defense system embraced by United Way Worldwide.

6/29/17

Two UB education researchers have teamed up to create an interactive classroom environment in which state-of-the-art virtual reality simulates difficult student behavior, a training method its designers compare to a “flight simulator for teachers.”

6/30/17

UB on the Green, UB’s free outdoor performance series, is back for an 11th season of music and activities celebrating summer in the South Campus neighborhood.

6/30/17

Kari Winter, a UB professor of transnational studies, has been named executive director of the university’s Humanities Institute, one of the most important entities supporting and promoting the humanities in Western New York.

6/30/17

Young girls looking to improve their math skills, interact with some of the area’s most talented educators and add to their summer fun can enroll in UB’s free five-day summer camp designed to show students how math can be “exciting, beautiful and useful.”