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10/31/17

A new University at Buffalo study has shown that HIV testing among transgender adults was higher in those who identified as female, were African-American or Hispanic, or had a history of incarceration.

11/1/17

The UB School of Law has launched a new law clinic in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, which has left thousands of Puerto Ricans in critical need of legal assistance.

11/3/17

The University at Buffalo will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Buffalo with MLK@Buffalo, an invitation to UB and Buffalo scholars to reflect on the impact of King's historic speech. 

11/10/17

In honor of Veterans Day, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine welcomes local veterans to receive a day of free dental screenings, extractions, restorations and denture repairs through its third annual Dentistry Smiles on Veterans.

11/6/17
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Ancient mammals. Prehistoric hyenas. The evolution of dogs. Not your typical research subjects for a medical school faculty member, but then Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, is not a typical medical school faculty member.
11/7/17

Howard Lasker will spend two weeks aboard a research vessel docked in waters of the Virgin Islands National Park.

11/7/17

The award-winning fiddlers bring their new holiday concert to the Center for the Arts on December 10th. 

11/9/17

The extinct otter had an unexpectedly sturdy jaw, suggesting that the animal may have been a top predator.

11/8/17

In honor of Veterans Day, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine welcomes local veterans to receive a day of free dental screenings, extractions, restorations and denture repairs through its third annual Dentistry Smiles on Veterans.

11/9/17

Mietlicki-Baase is one of a handful of researchers studying amylin’s effects on food reward and how amylin signaling in the brain differs between males and females.

11/9/17

UB will honor its veteran and military service members with a two-part program on Nov. 10. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with a flag ceremony at Flint Loop in front of Capen Hall on the North Campus.

11/10/17

Western New Yorkers will receive education on the microorganisms in the human body through Mind Your Microbiome and Be Antibiotics Aware Week, a series of community events and initiatives sponsored by the UB Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM) Community of Excellence.

11/10/17

Robert Wahler, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a fellow in the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.

11/16/17

UB-led study shows significant reduction in death risk among women over 65 who regularly engaged in light physical activities like household chores.

11/13/17

For the 15th straight year, UB is among the top 25 U.S. institutions hosting international students.

11/13/17

Earlier this month, more than 50 administrative offices began the first phase of the move.

11/13/17

Competition is part of a weeklong series of events hosted by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB.

11/14/17

A UB social work researcher will use a $2.4 million HHS grant to gather evidence and produce resources to improve the services state agencies offer to Native American families involved in child welfare cases.

11/17/17

The late Peter Ayers Nickerson, a beloved UB faculty member who spent nearly 50 years teaching in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has given $4.5 million to the school.

11/15/17

Goal of Localizing Buffalo’s Renewable Energy Future is to create 100 megawatts of renewable energy, mostly in the form of solar power, while revitalizing the region.

11/15/17

Mr. Weinstein’s alleged and admitted conduct is inconsistent with the values and policies of UB and SUNY.

11/20/17

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy. But new research by a UB psychologist suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are detrimental.

11/17/17

“Grey’s Anatomy” actor and activist Jesse Williams will appear at UB on Nov. 18 as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Williams, this year’s Undergraduate Student Choice Speaker, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Arena, North Campus.

11/15/17

The popular entertainer will perform at the Center for the Arts on December 16th during his final world tour. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo. 

11/17/17

Findings indicate the disease — triggered by malformations in the cerebral cortex —could potentially be treated in utero

 

11/16/17

The Cape Floristic Region is home to an estimated 9,000 plant species — many found nowhere else on Earth.

11/16/17

UB is well aware of the very serious criminal allegations against Dr. Kapoor, as well as the devastating effects of opioid addiction in this country.

11/17/17

The University at Buffalo Libraries is holding Amnesty Campaign 2017, a month-long initiative from Nov. 17 through Dec. 18 that calls on the UB and Buffalo communities to return overdue books and materials in exchange for waived fines and fees.

11/21/17

A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has received a $1.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund for Glycoscience to increase knowledge of glycans, a common but little understood class of biomolecules that help bacteria attach to host surfaces, including those in the mouth.

11/21/17

Rodney M. Grabowski, a highly accomplished fundraising executive with more than 25 years of experience, has been named UB vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement.

11/21/17

Donald Mager, professor in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a fellow of three prominent academic societies: the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and the International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP).

11/21/17

Ferric Contrast and NanoHydroChem are among five winners in the statewide event.

11/27/17

Proposed software solution could extend battery life, reduce energy consumption.

11/27/17

UB's TCIE provides a dynamic link between UB’s expert resources and the region’s business community.

11/27/17

The UB School of Nursing’s baccalaureate, master’s, doctor of nursing practice, and post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs have been granted a full 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 

11/28/17

New paper shows how science can explore the roots of folklore.

11/29/17

Perspective of moral psychology helps inform why tobacco control debates are often so vitriolic and yet so often based on limited science, Lynn Kozlowski writes in new paper.

11/29/17

Individuals who are highly extraverted and conscientious could have a measure of protection against disorders like depression and anxiety, according to the results of a new study by a team of University at Buffalo psychologists.

11/30/17

Researchers and clinicians from Roswell Park and UB to share the latest findings.