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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 and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime. 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.