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3/29/15

“All good, comprehensive universities are trying to improve and be more effective and have a bigger impact on the economy,” says Venu Govindaraju. “The approach that most universities probably are taking, and UB is for sure, is let us look at our strengths.”

3/30/15

New research out of UB suggests people become happier and more satisfied with their lives because they become more trusting as they age.

4/1/15

People’s favorite comfort foods are often the same meals that loved ones cooked for them when they were children.

3/31/15

Buffalo-area doctors have created a scholarship program to encourage UB medical school students to stay here after graduation.

4/8/15

UB biochemist weighs in on amphetamine-like substance that has never been tested in humans found in a range of diet pills and sports supplements.

4/6/15

“Students are investing in their education with the predictable tuition program,” says UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

4/3/15

Local governments need to pay more attention to providing residents with healthy food, says UB urban planner.

4/17/15

UB expert discusses what has made the technique so successful.

4/12/15

"In survey after survey, employers say they look to hire workers who can analyze carefully, think creatively and communicate effectively -- precisely the traits of a liberal arts graduate," says UB Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences E. Bruce Pitman.

4/18/15

UB's expertise in advanced manufacturing gives it a good shot at becoming one of the 25 schools chosen, says Kemper Lewis, professor and chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

4/21/15

A group from UB, inspired by the Bills' schedules, studied the best way to space out bye weeks and Thursday games.

4/20/15

UB will begin erecting steel this week for the new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

4/21/15

Research by UB psychology professor Mark Seery shows that when we achieve self-clarity, our overall performance and happiness increases significantly.

4/21/15

Engineers at UB looked at NFL schedules from recent years and found a disparity among teams that played opponents coming off a bye week or Thursday night game.

4/22/15

People aren't getting older and crankier, but instead are getting older and more trusting, according to a new study by researchers at UB.

4/23/15

UB's John Shook weighs in on a legal hearing athat will be held to determine whether two chimpanzees can be granted legal protection against unlawful imprisonment, just like human beings.

4/24/15

Two UB engineers discuss a study they did on imbalances in the NFL schedule and how the numbers add up for the 2015 NFL schedule.

4/24/15

People are more trusting as they age, which, in turn, carries a number of benefits for their well-being, according to research from UB.

4/29/15

Matthew Grizzard, UB assistant professor of communication, proposes the use of ultra-violent videogames to beat bigotry on the season premiere of Through the Wormhole.