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7/1/14

UB on the Green, the University at Buffalo’s free outdoor performance series, is back for an eighth season of celebrating the summer season in the South Campus neighborhood.

7/2/14

The University at Buffalo’s dean of School of Social Work has canceled advertising for her Facebook pages and urged others to considering switching to other social media sites after Facebook carried out an “unethical” mood manipulation experiment on 700,000 subscribers without following proper protections for human subjects involved in psychological research.

7/2/14

We’re often told that worrying can be harmful to one’s health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.

7/3/14

After one of the snowiest winters in recent history, William Philipps will forego the beach to spend the summer studying glaciers at the world’s northernmost university.

7/6/14

"Nanojuice" and photoacoustic tomography could provide a noninvasive way to diagnose IBS, and celiac and Crohn's diseases.

7/9/14

The University at Buffalo is sponsoring a genetics workshop for 31 high school teachers from area school districts this week to provide them with the new classroom tools needed to teach their students the rich history, complexity and excitement of the world of genetics and genomics.

7/10/14

Reducing one’s carbon footprint. Becoming comfortable with public transit. Exploring Buffalo. Those are some of the findings of a study that examined a pilot program that offered Metro Rail use to some UB students, faculty and staff for 20 months in 2011 and 2012.

7/10/14

Five faculty members representing the health sciences and engineering have been named UB Distinguished Professors for 2014.

7/10/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management and the Foundation for Accounting Education of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) recently collaborated to introduce minority high school students to career opportunities in the accounting profession during a five-day program.

7/11/14

For decades, Buffalo’s population has shrunk. But the city’s number of immigrants and refugees are on the rise. With the sudden population surge come a host of problems. The University at Buffalo will tackle these issues through the Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute (IRRI), a new institute under the School of Social Work and Buffalo Center for Social Research.

7/15/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — For the fifth straight year, University at Buffalo faculty member Gene D. Morse, PharmD, has been invited to lead a session on research capacity building at an international conference.
7/15/14

MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, again has been recognized by the international design community.

7/18/14

The University at Buffalo Law School today released employment figures for its Class of 2013, showing an employment rate on par with and exceeding the national average in one of the toughest job markets for new law school graduates.

7/21/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It’s an all too familiar story: a patient—specifically a patient with chronic disease—goes into the hospital to get well and is discharged only to be readmitted within 30 days. Medicare spends $15 billion a year on readmissions alone.
7/21/14

University at Buffalo researchers are preparing to conduct a major study that analyzes how Tonawanda Coke plant emissions have affected the health of area residents and employees.

7/21/14

Law review editors who do the exacting work of checking their articles’ citations of other scholars’ work see the same names pop up again and again. In the field of election law, a new study has tallied those citations to identify the 10 faculty from all 200 ABA law schools whose work in election law has the most impact on their peers – and a University at Buffalo Law School professor is on the list.

7/22/14

“East Los High,” the trailblazing, addictive and hugely popular Hulu original series, uses a range of digital media platforms to involve its audience in the lives, scandals and emotional traumas of Latino students attending a fictional high school in East Los Angeles, California, and communication experts say it works on both the entertainment and educational levels.

7/23/14
The doctor of nursing practice degree (DNP) is generally considered the wave of the future in nursing. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) proposed in 2005 that the DNP would be the standard for advanced practice nursing (APN) by 2015.
7/23/14

Few people have influenced and supported the Buffalo music community more than Cameron Baird (1905-1960), the elder son of a Buffalo industrial family considered by many the city’s “undersung hero of good music.”

7/24/14

Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted, according to research published this week in Pediatrics and conducted at the University at Buffalo and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

7/24/14

Will every household soon have a 3-D printer? How does origami lead to safer airbags and other innovations? Will robots do more than vacuum your home? These questions and much more will be deliberated as roughly 2,000 engineers gather Aug. 17-20, in Buffalo, N.Y., to discuss advanced manufacturing and design.

7/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bruce R. Troen, MD, University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
7/25/14
Plato’s Academy North Tonawanda Campus (PANTC) reading group and the UB Department of Philosophy will present their second annual conference, “Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine,” Aug. 1 and 2 at UB.
7/28/14

He is the third architect with UB ties chosen for the prestigious honor.

7/28/14

Eight additional companies – including Bak USA, an assembler of affordable electronic tablets – will relocate on or near the University at Buffalo campuses through their participation in START-UP NY, the innovative tax incentive program established by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

7/28/14

A collaboration between the University at Buffalo’s School of Social Work and School of Nursing will serve local veterans and families by teaching social workers and nurses how they can better care for and respond to veterans’ needs.

7/28/14

University at Buffalo Law School Professor and immigration expert Rick Su says the ongoing flood of Central American children coming to the U.S. differs from other refugee crises because of the large number of children leaving their families and risking their lives to find new homes.

7/29/14

Today, Andrew Whittaker, PhD, SE, director of MCEER at the University at Buffalo, will tell Congress that the United States is not prepared for effects of a major earthquake in a large urban area.

7/29/14

Gyroscope-aided bikes and cars may one day rule the road. But before the technology reaches the ground, a University at Buffalo research team will test similar equipment in outer space.

7/29/14

Athletes and others reporting cognitive difficulties after a head injury are usually diagnosed as having had a concussion. But is it really a concussion? A new study published by University at Buffalo medical faculty finds that many of the same symptoms are common to concussions and to injuries to the neck and/or balance system, known collectively as cervical/vestibular injuries.

7/29/14

Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

7/29/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The transforming “magic” of music continues to occupy the spotlight at the Graduate School of Education, thanks to the ongoing research and commitment of two faculty members making careers of finding new ways to nurture better preschool readers.
7/30/14

The Health Foundation of Western and Central New York has chosen University at Buffalo School of Social Work faculty member Susan A. Green to take part in its Health Leadership Fellows Program, recognizing her influence in community health and investing in her expanding role addressing the health of elders and children living in poverty.

7/31/14

“Phishers,” the crafty perps who scam us via email, are trolling social media sites to steal vast amounts of personal data and then use it to fleece us. “Farcing” is what researchers call it and it’s on the rise.

8/1/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The college selection process is the latest battlefield over class advantage, where acceptance to the school of choice not only determines the quality of education but also improves students’ chances of entering the country’s upper-middle class.  So says a team of three education experts led by a University at Buffalo education professor.
8/4/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – What is the relationship between frailty and dementia? Many studies acknowledge that frailty and dementia often coexist, but little research has been done on why that is the case.
8/5/14

Nine entrepreneurs have graduated from the inaugural Allstate Entrepreneur Support program, which brings business owners together to help transform Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey business district.

8/6/14

A University at Buffalo team of researchers has been awarded a federal grant to explore how environmental chemicals that disrupt neuroendocrine circadian functions and hormone release may raise the risk of diabetes and other disorders.

8/6/14

Aga is a researcher in UB's new RENEW initiative, which focuses on energy, water and environment research.

8/6/14

John Richard, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemistry, was named a 2014 fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

8/12/14

The human triumphs of the University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center will be displayed through the spoken word during a staged reading of works by adult learners beginning at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 14 in the 710 Main Theatre in downtown Buffalo.

8/14/14

The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences and its Humanities Institute has announced the name of its first WBFO-Eileen Silvers Visiting Professor in the Arts and Humanities.

8/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Water may appear to be an abundant resource, but in some parts of the world clean water is hard to come by.
8/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — D. Jeffery Higginbotham, PhD, of Buffalo, professor and chair of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, will be named a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the association’s 2014 annual convention being held Nov. 20-22 in Orlando, Florida.
8/14/14
BUFFALO, N. Y. The recent landmark federal ruling that allows college athletes to be paid for selling their rights to their names and images further blurs the distinction between amateur and professional athletes, according to University at Buffalo Law School adjunct Professor Nellie Drew, who specializes in sports law.
8/18/14

“If you think there’s no way to stop identity theft attacks like the one in which Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, you would be wrong.” So says online consumer-behavior expert Arun “Vish” Vishwanath.

8/20/14

Youfa Wang, PhD, professor of epidemiology and environmental health at the University at Buffalo, is the subject matter expert and video presenter for a multimedia streaming video comparing the effectiveness of childhood obesity programs that was produced by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a unit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

8/22/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Three University at Buffalo professors have received a $368,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research technology that could revolutionize product engineering by allowing designers to better measure consumer perceptions and customize products accordingly.
8/25/14

University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education doctoral student Denise Grandits, a middle school literature teacher in St. Amelia School in Tonawanda, is the latest recipient of the Media Literacy Award from the National Council of Teachers of English.

8/25/14
“All you have to do is have a good relationship with your patient. Focus on what’s going on in their lives,” Jack T. Coyne, MD ’85, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, advised medical students during the inaugural program of the University at Buffalo’s Center for Medical Humanities. 
8/26/14

New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.

8/26/14

National experts on the criminal justice system, opioid abuse, substance abuse treatment and community health will visit the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) during its Fall Seminar Series beginning Sept. 17.

8/28/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — John M. Canty Jr., MD, the Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB’s chief of cardiovascular medicine, has been appointed to the Heart, Lung and Blood Program Project Review Committee of the National Institutes of Health. He will serve on the committee for four years.
8/28/14

UB is broadening its focus on experiential learning, a concept in which students take part in hands-on, real-world experiences that bolster their time in the classroom.

8/28/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An X-ray crystal structure solved by a University at Buffalo chemistry professor has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 molecular structures ever solved.
8/28/14

Disturbing news for women on college campuses: a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) indicates that female college students who are victims of sexual assault are at a much higher risk of becoming victims again.

8/29/14

In buildings such as data centers, power plants and hospitals, earthquakes could cause highly-sensitive equipment to swing, rock, fall and generally bash into things.

8/29/14

The food truck movement has finally reached the University at Buffalo.

9/2/14

For years, the University at Buffalo’s QUIT program attained an impressive success rate in helping smokers –especially heavy smokers – stop the deadly habit and staying off permanently. Now, the program is making victory over tobacco even easier, and more affordable.

9/3/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Why do cocaine addicts relapse after months or years of abstinence? The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a University at Buffalo scientist a $2 million grant to conduct research that will provide some answers.
9/4/14

The newly sequenced genome of the coffee plant reveals secrets about the evolution of man’s best chemical friend: caffeine.

9/4/14

Jed E. Rose, PhD, renowned smoking researcher and co-inventor of the nicotine patch, will visit the University at Buffalo on Sept. 11 to discuss new methods for smoking cessation.

9/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nationally recognized experts will show local nonprofit leaders how to think like entrepreneurs and effectively use social media to advance their organizations at a conference this month hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work and the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).
9/9/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Top-notch academics and the lowest possible debt: That’s the win-win value offered to students by the University at Buffalo, according to U.S. News and World Report.  The magazine today released its popular annual ranking of the best colleges and universities in America for undergraduate students.  
9/9/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers and colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.  This information provides new insights into autoimmune mechanisms in general and could help develop and screen treatments for patients suffering from all autoimmune diseases, estimated to affect 5-10 percent of the U.S. population.
9/9/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo project that aims to significantly advance the state-of-the-art in cloud computing research has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
9/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – In competitive swimming, setting the correct pace can mean the difference between finishing first or second.
9/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Management is again ranked as one of the country’s best undergraduate business programs in the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report.
9/11/14

Where can you learn how to be more “green” at work and home, enjoy free samples of sustainable products and even donate items to Goodwill? The answer, of course, is the sixth annual UB Sustainable Living Fair.

9/11/14

Author Cheryl Strayed described her journey along the Pacific Coast Trail and her relationship with her mother during her Distinguished Speakers Series lecture.  

9/11/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Attention lifelong learners! In a town well-known for its conferences and festivals, here’s one dedicated to the thousands of migrants — many of them refugees — from all continents who continue to globalize the country, change its face and contribute to the cultural life of Buffalo as they have for 200 years.
9/15/14

Students from groups that are underrepresented in science and technology fields will become proficient in genomics and genetics, thanks to a five-year, $1.2 million grant to the University at Buffalo from the National Institutes of Health, said Rep. Brian Higgins, who announced the grant today at UB’s South Campus.

9/16/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep. Discovered by researchers at Harvard School of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, this is only the second “sleep node” identified in the mammalian brain whose activity appears to be both necessary and sufficient to produce deep sleep.
9/17/14

Continuing to develop its presence in global legal education, the University at Buffalo Law School has begun two new programs for international students.

9/17/14

The University at Buffalo Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), will present a day-long public workshop that aims to increase awareness of air pollution-related research from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26.

9/18/14

The University at Buffalo community gets an A+ for generosity, donating more than 24,000 items in this year’s school supply drive sponsored by the Office of Community Relations. In all, 24,469 items were collected, making this year’s drive the most successful one yet.

9/18/14

It's been the backdrop for photos and fireworks for 40 years, but now Lake LaSalle is a spot for canoes and kayaks, thanks to the recent opening of a boat launch on the familiar North Campus lake.

9/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – By the end of 1983, the Clash had lost two key members: drummer Nicky “Topper” Headon and guitarist/singer Mick Jones.
9/18/14

Most of the seats in 105 Harriman were taken Tuesday afternoon when Andrew Stott, dean of undergraduate education, opened the first of two open forums to collect feedback on a proposal for a restructured general education curriculum.

9/19/14

Preparing young students for success throughout their education careers takes a front seat during a lecture series this fall sponsored and organized by the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy.

9/19/14

Area professionals can learn to use big data to better understand how their workforce contributes to success at a presentation hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).

9/22/14

Lynn Kozlowski, PhD, former dean of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, will present the school’s 26th Annual J. Warren Perry Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall, UB South Campus.

9/23/14

The University of Buffalo’s Office of Economic Development (OED) and First Niagara Bank N.A. announced today the six awardees for the $100,000 Business Catalyst Program.

9/24/14

The effects of media violence on children and what parents and teachers can do about it is the focus at this year’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention annual conference to be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

9/24/14

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its founding with a spectacular performance of music, dance and opera in honor of the Chinese Moon Festival, as well as the birthday of the esteemed Chinese philosopher Confucius.

9/24/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This year the 2014 Annual Friends of the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library Program will host noted scholar, Brandy Schillace, PhD, research associate at the Dittrick Medical History Center and Sages Teaching Fellow at Case Western Reserve University.
9/24/14

University at Buffalo faculty member Xuefeng Ren has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the mechanisms of arsenic carcinogenesis — the process by which exposure to arsenic transforms normal cells into cancer cells.

9/25/14

The timely and controversial subject of the United States’ drone policy in the Middle East will be debated and explored at a public program to be held at the University at Buffalo Law School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in 107 O’Brian Hall on UB’s North Campus.

9/25/14

The Lighthouse Free Medical Clinic doesn’t usually host art openings. But the clinic recently hosted an opening of an exhibition of watercolor paintings by a local artist who captured the faces of the youngest patients of the clinic run by UB medical students.

9/25/14

Graduate planning students turned a parking place in Diefendorf lot into a mini-park promoting alternative means of transportation as part of Park(ing) Day Buffalo.

9/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The moment a woman hears “you have breast cancer” is a moment she never forgets.
9/25/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marianthi Markatou, PhD, University at Buffalo professor of biostatistics, has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biostatistics Methods and Research Design (BMRD) study section.
9/25/14

The first event in UB's new "Digital Challenges" lecture series will address Internet security.

9/25/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Beta Alpha Psi was once again recognized as one of the best chapters in the world, accepting several special awards at the organization’s annual meeting held Aug. 7-9 in Atlanta.

9/26/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by the University at Buffalo. Usually caused by smoking, COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
9/26/14

Human societies invest color with intense meanings.  Color, like gender, is associated with virtually all aspects of identity:  health, emotions, intelligence, status, class, race, nation, religion, and aesthetic taste.

9/26/14

Carl Lund, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

9/30/14

Wilson, a director and playwright, has collaborated with artists from Lady Gaga to William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Tom Waits.

9/30/14

When your team of financial aid specialists can raise the percent of Buffalo high school students successfully completing the all-important financial aid application by 61 percent in a few months, you do the reasonable thing: You try to reach more students.

9/30/14

If a person is dually diagnosed with a severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, are improvements in their mental health or in their substance abuse most likely to reduce the risk of future violence?

9/30/14

The grants subsidize the cost of improving an innovation, upgrading or introducing new technologies, addressing product development and testing challenges, and more.

10/2/14

The program targets infants and toddlers with, or at high risk for, developmental disabilities.

10/2/14

UB's Kendo Club practices one of the oldest martial arts.

10/3/14

The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) has developed a new intradepartmental division in Health Services Policy and Practice.

10/3/14

It is not only prenatal drug exposure, but also conditions related to drug use that can influence negative behavior in children, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions.

10/3/14

As national leaders grapple with health care reform, an increasing number physicians and health care administrators are looking to strengthen their business skills to improve the patient experience and the value of care delivered in their organizations.

10/8/14

The beloved event series, launched in 2009, kicks off a new season in October.

10/8/14

The therapy, derived from a protein found in tarantula venom, shows promise for treating a fatal form of childhood muscular dystrophy.

10/9/14

Some of UB’s most respected women in STEM are using the popular social media platform Twitter to promote the participation of women in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

10/9/14

UBThisWinter, the university’s winter session, is back for January 2015 with an expanded selection of courses, study abroad opportunities and other activities.

10/10/14

An oral biologic medication has successfully treated chronic, precancerous inflammation in the intestine, according to results of an animal study authored by an MD/PhD student in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/10/14

Three research groups receive a combined $1.3 million to improve smartphone energy management.

10/10/14

A piece of a cybersecurity display has gone missing and it’s up to a group of 50 students in grades five through eight grade to track it down using digital clues.

10/13/14

Co-creators Despina Stratigakos and Kelly Hayes McAlonie will be in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23 to reflect on how the gender debate in the profession has changed.

10/13/14

A new research and clinical care center focused on liver disease is launched by faculty experts recruited as part of UB 2020.

10/14/14

Two innovative public service endeavors have newly invigorated the University at Buffalo Law School’s Jaeckle Center for Law, Democracy and Governance. The first is a new blog covering New York State election and voting rights issues; the second is the creation of a non-partisan voting rights project.

10/15/14

A new UB study outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

10/15/14

When the new building opens in 2017, it is expected to house 2,000 faculty, students and staff from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/16/14

Wes Moore gave a UB audience a primer on potential versus opportunity during his Distinguished Speakers Series talk.

10/16/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has received three grants totaling $3.85 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the Translational Pharmacology Research Core and its HIV Clinical Pharmacology Research Program.
10/16/14

Four research projects have received funding under RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s new interdisciplinary environmental research initiative.

10/17/14

One of the few studies to examine gender differences among patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has found that males with the condition experience more interpersonal difficulties than do females with the condition. The findings challenge what had been predicted by the University at Buffalo investigator and his colleagues.

10/17/14

The thick weeds and ungainly overgrowth of urban wilds are not usually mentioned in the same breath as the manicured lawns and trimmed shrubs of formal gardens, but these disturbed landscapes have qualities and value that are illuminated through an audio art piece produced by a University at Buffalo professor and a Harvard researcher.

10/20/14

Hosted by the UB School of Architecture and Planning, the database will assist local governments as they work to broaden access to healthy food.

10/20/14

President Satish K. Tripathi outlined the progress UB has made across the university and the many ways it is transforming both the local and global communities at his annual address.

10/20/14

Judges will be looking for qualities familiar to people who have shopped for a diamond ring: Size, clarity and shape all matter.

10/21/14

Educators in the Niagara Falls City School District knew they could build the perfect state-of-the-art lab space with flashy, high-tech devices and a STEM curriculum resembling traditional teaching methods. That alone would have been enough to be a showpiece in their district.

10/21/14

Five more companies will set up shop on or near the University at Buffalo campuses under START-UP NY, the innovative tax incentive program created by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

10/21/14

A new shipping simulator will prioritize safety, which often takes a back seat to speed when transporting hazardous materials such as gasoline or medical waste from hospitals.

10/22/14

Geriatricians can identify which cognitive symptoms are, and are not, reversible, says UB geriatrics specialist Bruce Troen.

10/22/14

UB planning researcher Daniel Hess says Buffalo’s changing population is reflective of a nationwide pattern of “demographic inversion."

10/22/14

Singer is author of the book, “America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia."

10/22/14

Scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) are taking part in a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Center of Excellence study on the genetics of drug abuse.

10/22/14

Kristina Monakhova, a junior electrical engineering major at the University at Buffalo, has another accomplishment to add to her list.

10/22/14

When partnering with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances will reap the most benefits, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

10/23/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have successfully used a smartphone app to image the back of the eye, or fundus, in patients who can be particularly challenging to examine: newborn babies and children.  
10/23/14

The quick actions of UB employees Russell Stith and Dave Burgett saved the life of a young child.

10/24/14

The family of viruses housing Ebola and Marburg is ancient, and the two viruses last shared a common ancestor millions of years ago, UB scientists say.

10/27/14

David Relman, an expert on microbial ecology, will speak at UB in October as part of the annual Critical Conversations series.

10/27/14

The playing field of online courses available to University at Buffalo students just expanded, thanks to Open SUNY+, a SUNY-wide online initiative that adds 56 degree and certificate programs from 17 campuses across the state.

10/28/14

UB alumnus Eric Reich leads the entrepreneurship portion of a seminar that introduces students to UB’s Undergraduate Academies.

10/28/14

The performance will include giant ships passing in the night, digital people-surfing, a “Ballet of the Sensory Organs” and more.

10/28/14

The University at Buffalo Police Department is one of 15 police agencies in the country chosen for a video tribute by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

10/29/14

UB researcher Youfa Wang led a federally-funded systematic review and meta-analysis of 17 childhood obesity prevention programs.

10/29/14

Just a few years out of graduate school, Linsey Graff has taken on leadership roles including president-elect of the Buffalo Architecture Foundation and chairperson of its Architecture+Education program.

10/29/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers have discovered what regulates generation of the early neurons in the retina during embryonic development. The findings provide clues to how cellular diversity is created in the central nervous system.
10/30/14

Jeffrey Alexander will give talks including one titled, "Cultural Trauma, Social Solidarity, and Moral Responsibility: Reactions to the Holocaust and other Modern Mass Murders."

10/30/14

The renowned producer and designer has worked with leading cultural organizations, from the New York Philharmonic to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

10/30/14

A UB study finds that babies' dietary patterns varied according to the racial, ethnic and educational backgrounds of their mothers.

10/30/14

Two teams emerged victorious after students in the University at Buffalo School of Management squared off to showcase their sales expertise, leadership skills and strategic abilities to a judging panel of IBM professionals.

10/30/14

Shep Gordon graduated from UB a notorious prankster. Last week, he returned a Hollywood legend.

10/31/14

It was two days before Halloween and just like a classic episode of the cartoon Scooby-Doo, there was a mystery afoot that the gang needed to solve.

10/31/14

“On behalf of the University at Buffalo, I would like to congratulate all the finalists in the 43North business plan competition, especially the grand prize winner, ASi, which was founded in Tonawanda by UB engineering alumnus Glenn Thomas,” said UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

11/3/14

“Open CFA” will feature performances, installations, video screenings, a VJ/DJ set and dance improvisations throughout UB's Center for the Arts.

11/3/14

The “wee beasties” inside us can help as well as hurt, Stanford microbiologist David Relman told a UB audience during the 2014 edition of the "Critical Conversations" series.

11/4/14

UB infectious disease experts will discuss the history of the Ebola outbreak, media misconceptions and preparations at the local level.

11/5/14

In the past decade, online gambling has exploded and several states, including New York, have approved measures to legalize various types of gambling. So, it’s only natural that the number of people with gambling problems has also increased, right?

11/5/14

UB researchers explore the relationship between empathy and aggression.

11/6/14

The University at Buffalo will honor its veteran and military service members at the university’s fifth annual Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11 on the North Campus.

11/7/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Preschoolers whose parents have rules about what their children can and cannot eat have healthier eating habits than those raised without such rules, according to a new study by pediatrics researchers at the University at Buffalo.
11/7/14

Many veterans, after serving our nation well, face huge challenges, including homelessness, lack of financial stability and access to basic necessities. Next semester, the University at Buffalo Law School clinical program will launch a new Veterans’ Economic Security Clinic to help these heroes.

11/7/14

Aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to network, listen and learn as the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) in the University at Buffalo School of Management, UB Career Services, the UB Undergraduate Academies and AT&T celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week through a series of Buffalo-area events.

11/9/14
Buffalo women's soccer win the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship and a trip to the NCAA Tournament after downing sixth-seeded Western Michigan 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at UB Stadium.
11/10/14

Boland is one in a series of lyric poets — Pulitzer Prize winners, poet laureates, and other very distinguished writers — who have starred in these annual readings.

11/10/14

Lois Gibbs, the nationally recognized environmental activist who exposed and pushed for changes at the Love Canal toxic waste site, will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Management on Nov. 21.

11/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Veterans aren’t surprised when they suffer hearing loss after combat exposure to explosions, but they may be surprised to know that their vision may also suffer.
11/10/14

Most people rarely sing publically outside of a duty-bound rendition of “Happy Birthday.” And since that particular song is usually offered as a group performance, even the reluctant join in the spirit of the occasion, hoping their individual shortcomings will be cloaked by the chorus.

11/11/14

Student leaders from the University at Buffalo have organized events and pledge signings to raise awareness about sexual assault prevention, joining the White House’s “It’s On Us” campaign taking place on college campuses nationwide.

11/11/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management vaulted 18 places in Bloomberg Businessweek’s new ranking of the nation’s best full-time MBA programs, coming in at No. 39, the highest the school has been ranked since the ranking began in 1988.

11/13/14

The award will support his English translation of 15th century sonnets by barber-poet Burchiello.

11/13/14

Wearable devices can count the steps you take and the calories you burn. But can they help soldiers in the field? Or prevent someone from having a heart attack? Researchers at Sentient Science and the University at Buffalo say yes.

11/13/14

Retailers who hope to get a leg up on the competition by opening on Thanksgiving Day are taking the wrong approach, according to a national expert in retail marketing and strategy in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

11/13/14

A team of five undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Management will share a $1,000 prize as winners of the 11th annual Challenge, the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) case competition.

11/14/14

Three University at Buffalo faculty members were appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system, at the SUNY Board of Trustees’ meeting on Nov. 6.

11/17/14

University at Buffalo senior Michael Kwame Twum knows firsthand how his university can change his life. He landed three coveted internships, beating out others with more traditional qualifications, all because of his contacts with UB’s Office of Career Services.

11/17/14

UB engineering student helps develop Bluesmart, a self-weighing, auto-locking, gadget-filled suitcase

11/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y.— As the Great American Smokeout gets adult smokers thinking about quitting this week, hundreds of elementary school children will learn from University at Buffalo medical students about why they should never start smoking, thanks to a  national tobacco-free education program called Tar Wars.
11/17/14

More than 8,000 international students in WNY — 6,504 at UB — contributed over $194 million to the economy.

11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/23/14

UB expert Joseph Atkinson can discuss how flooding could affect Western New York as warmer weather settles over areas that received huge amounts of snowfall this week.

11/24/14

UB researcher uses NSF grant to assess America’s perception of Ebola and improve communication about the virus.

11/25/14

The new transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria and other major illnesses.

11/25/14

The documentary airs tonight on Rogers Sportsnet, a channel and website available to 8.2 million Canadian homes.

11/26/14

The talk is part of the UB Department of Economics’ seminar serie, which is free and open to the public.

12/2/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Each year as dental students prepare for their licensure examinations, dental schools across the country face the challenge of finding patients so that the students can demonstrate their clinical skills.
12/2/14

In a continuing effort to promote interdisciplinary research, and foster relationships with government and industry to grow the Western New York economy, the University at Buffalo is making some of the region’s most advanced science and engineering equipment, and cutting edge research facilities, available for use.

12/2/14

Two University at Buffalo police officers were honored last month by the State University at New York for heroism and professional service, one for risking his life to protect students on campus and the other whose coolness under pressure may have saved a life.

12/2/14

In the field of medical and information technology research, Barry Smith, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Julian Park Chair in the University at Buffalo Department of Philosophy, has made a distinctive and significant contribution.

12/2/14

Tejal Shelat, a UB graduate student, says the fellowship will further her goal of working for the betterment of women in developing countries.

12/3/14

Students from the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will be sharing their stories from their last medical mission to Haiti at a silent auction, which will fund their next medical mission at the end of this month.  

12/4/14

Lance Leipold, who holds an astounding 106-6 record as head football coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has been named UB’s 25th head coach.

12/4/14

Emberton was honored for her book, “Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the South after the Civil War.”

12/4/14

Winning apps help users find information on child care, Thruway conditions, rental properties, landlords and other topics in Western New York.

12/4/14

The UB School of Public Health and Health Professions will offer a 12-month accelerated program with a concentration in health services administration and population health.

12/4/14

The UB 2020 initiative to enhance the student learning experience by creating a “learning landscape” in the center of the academic spine is set to begin this month with the start of renovation work in Capen Hall.

12/4/14

A lack of longitudinal studies on CTE hinders scientists’ ability to understand how the brain disease is linked to behavioral health symptoms in former athletes.

12/4/14

Employees on UB's three campuses pitched in to do whatever needed to be done during the November snowstorms — both on campus and off.

12/4/14

David Kofke, PhD, is a SUNY Distinguished Professor in UB's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

12/4/14

Political satirist John Oliver told a UB crowd that eccentricity will be America's lasting legacy.

12/4/14

Micheal L. Dent, a University at Buffalo psychologist, listens to what is inaudible to others. And what she’s hearing might one day help us better understand human hearing loss.

12/5/14

On Dec. 5, first-year medical students at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will participate in a new requirement: attending the First Year Humanities Day.

12/8/14

A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

12/9/14

iSciWNY and the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS) will celebrate the next generation of life sciences professionals at an induction ceremony for the 2017 class of the West Seneca Central School District Academy of Life Sciences.

12/10/14

In measuring teen nicotine use, public health agencies often rely on data that are too crude, researchers say.

12/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo and other institutions have turned cells normally used as model cells, known as immortalized cells, into stem or, as they call it, “stem-like” cells, using nothing more than mechanical stress. They have done it without employing the potentially hazardous techniques previously used to obtain similar results.
12/10/14

UB student Julian Chinana, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, received the 2014 General Albert James Myer and Private Harrison Baird Veterans Scholarship.

12/11/14

Early-stage entrepreneurs can learn how to transform their ideas into a successful business, thanks to a new program in the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

12/11/14

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), iSciWNY and Superior Group have partnered with the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMOS) to expose students to the vast array of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in Western New York.

12/11/14

The new SUNY-wide sexual assault prevention and response policy is the first of its kind in the nation and is based in large measure on input from UB. 

12/11/14

Some drugs used to treat diabetes mimic the behavior of a hormone that a University at Buffalo psychologist has learned controls fluid intake in subjects. The finding creates new awareness for diabetics who, by the nature of their disease, are already at risk for dehydration.

12/12/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — What does it take for a drug molecule to turn on a protein? Sometimes nothing more than jostling a few atoms.  New research from University at Buffalo scientists will help pharmacologists better understand how drugs work and how to make them more effective.
12/12/14

A new collaborative program asking for help from the top local school district administrators and a competitive award leading to more university-local school cooperation are the latest examples of the Graduate School of Education’s commitment to increasing its involvement and “partnerships” with community schools.

12/12/14

In 2015, the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurship (CEL) will continue to support and train business owners in Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey district and minority and women entrepreneurs across the area, thanks to an $86,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.

12/15/14

The new research suggests that the Greenland Ice Sheet may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought.

12/16/14

What makes cancer cells sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy? University at Buffalo researchers are working on an answer, thanks to a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society.

12/17/14
For her efforts both on the field and in the classroom, junior defender Jackie Hall of the Mid-American Conference Champion women's soccer team has been named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American First Team.
12/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The FBI presented the 2014 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) to Paul Wietig, EdD, assistant vice president in the University at Buffalo Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE), on Dec. 17 at the Buffalo office of the FBI. Brian Boetig, special agent in charge (SAC) of the Buffalo office, conferred the award.
12/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — More people are applying to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and more accepted students are choosing UB, according to officials at the medical school.
12/17/14

University at Buffalo Police will hold their annual Citizens’ Police Academy beginning Wednesday, Feb. 11, the first installment of a nine-week program giving the university community an up-close, behind-the-scenes look into the working life of a campus police officer.

12/18/14

UB is embracing the winter season by organizing a series of traditional outdoor events to engage members of the UB community during the break between semesters.

12/18/14

UB Professor and Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson will star in “Between Riverside and Crazy."

12/18/14

Amit Goyal, an internationally recognized materials scientist, has been named director of RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s new interdisciplinary institute dedicated to research and education on globally pressing problems in energy, environment and water.

12/18/14

The university, one of 10 winners nationwide, is cited for best collaboration by the U.S. Green Building Council.

12/19/14

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (ITTIC) has received the 2014 Ronald Gonzalez Red Ribbon Community Award presented by the AIDS Network of Western New York.

12/22/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Roseanne C. Berger, MD, senior associate dean for graduate medical education in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is one of three leaders nationwide to be honored with a 2015 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award.
12/22/14

The biomedical advancement could make chemotherapy more efficient, reduce its side effects and improve how doctors treat some of the most deadly forms of cancer.

12/29/14

Each company will collaborate with UB researchers and offer internships, scholarships or jobs to students.

12/31/14

UB researchers made headlines around the world this year with studies on coffee, climate change, babies’ eating habits and more.

1/6/15

Resilience, satisfaction with life and a grateful disposition were among the traits studied by UB researcher John Violanti and colleagues.

1/8/15

A model program has helped two Western New York counties realize health care savings approaching $840,000 over two years.

1/8/15

Freezing temperatures and chilling winds did not deter members of the UB and broader Western New York communities from honoring the life of UB's first chancellor.

1/8/15

Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about drinking, according to new research by a University at Buffalo psychologist.

1/12/15

Online programs offered by the University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education and School of Nursing have been named among the best online programs by U.S. News & World Report.

1/13/15

The University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College will offer a distance-learning health care practice facilitator program beginning in February aimed at training individuals to help medical practices evaluate and improve their quality of care.

1/15/15

It’s one thing to simulate an earthquake on a model structure inside a laboratory. It is another to rattle a standing California building with 50 tons of force.

1/20/15

Tomorrow’s doctors could use this technology to obtain a super-clear picture of patients’ organs and tissues.

1/21/15

On Jan. 22, the founding principals of BIG will offer an update on the institute’s inaugural year, including insight on successful collaborations with industry.

1/21/15

The next frontier in physics may require teeny-tiny answers to big questions, and vice versa, University at Buffalo researchers say.

1/21/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management will again provide free tax preparation services to individuals and families with annual incomes below $53,000.
1/22/15

‘The claws that catch’ alter cognitive processing to get what they want, new UB research finds.

1/22/15

Hot flashes, night sweats predict a greater likelihood of hip fracture, a new study finds.

1/22/15

A 10-minute business pitch will be the deciding factor when 14 University at Buffalo student entrepreneurs compete for up to $8,000 in seed funding.

1/22/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — High brain iron levels have been associated with neurological diseases, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Even healthy adults have higher iron concentrations in their brains as they age. But just how environmental factors, including diet, influence iron levels in the brain has not been well understood.
1/22/15

Bak USA, a partner with UB in the START-UP NY program, officially opened its U.S. headquarters in Buffalo.

1/22/15

The JOBS Act is doing its job and getting more startups to go public, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

1/22/15

A team headed by UB expert Youfa Wang is partnering with NASA in its global Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut program.

1/23/15

University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today applauded SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher’s plan to introduce best practices that will give current students and future graduates from across the entire SUNY system higher degrees of access, completion and success.

1/23/15

The University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

1/26/15

Alan Hutson is professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics in UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.

1/26/15

A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.

1/28/15

A UB-led study finds that humanity’s early ancestors had genetic variations associated with modern disease, and now the question is why.

1/28/15

The companies expect to create 164 jobs and invest $8.7 million in Western New York.

1/29/15

Software to help companies retrieve files. A deployable wall to protect waterfront properties from flooding. A software platform that makes e-books more interactive. And a device to recover and refine precious metals. These are the business startup ideas that earned four enterprising University at Buffalo students $8,000 each in seed funding.

1/29/15

Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).

2/3/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, chief of surgery at the Cambridge Health Alliance and a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, has been appointed chair of the Department of Surgery in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and medical director of surgical program development for Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center.
2/3/15

The University at Buffalo’s Center for Educational Innovation – an organization dedicated to advancing university teaching– welcomes visitors to an open house from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in 212 Capen Hall at UB’s North Campus.

2/4/15

The James H. Cummings Foundation of Buffalo has given $1 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

2/4/15

National television cameras came to campus last semester to focus attention on a UB innovation that is attracting worldwide interest.

2/4/15

Scientists at the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions are studying chronic stress and depression, with a focus on endocannabinoids, which are brain chemicals similar to substances in marijuana.

2/5/15

Christina Orsi, a business development specialist who has helped guide Western New York’s economic resurgence, has been named associate vice president for economic development.

2/5/15

The inaugural outing of UClub 2.0, a family-friendly version of the traditional University Club, proved to be a hit.

2/5/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
2/5/15

Despite Monday's winter storm, hardy UB geologists turned out for the department's annual Groundhog Day cookout. Ridge Lea Larry did not see his shadow, so maybe we're headed in the right direction.

2/6/15

The research is similar to the groundbreaking study among women with European ancestry that led to the discovery of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations.

2/6/15

Neurology and history may sound like two fields that don’t often overlap, but they have, sometimes with extraordinary consequences, according to a University at Buffalo neurologist.

2/9/15

The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich.

2/9/15

To help people better understand the state of their personal finances and the nature of the economy, two University at Buffalo graduates students play and design games.

2/10/15

The panel will lay the basis for a more informed and fact-based discussion of the issues surrounding current immigration into the U.S.

2/12/15

More of this season's brutal weather failed to stop hundreds of volunteers from taking part in UB's 14th annual “Give Kids a Smile Day.”

2/12/15

Jurors will select best book of Canadian fiction from more than 160 contenders.

2/12/15

Amanda B. Nickerson, director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, called the Buffalo Bills’ signing of troubled guard Richie Incognito “disheartening,” especially following Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan’s press conference ambitions to “build a bully.”

2/13/15

In a new national publication, The Princeton Review has rated the University at Buffalo among the colleges and universities it considers the nation’s best for high-quality degree programs, affordability and career prospects.

2/13/15

NBA legend Magic Johnson's message to an Alumni Arena audience last week was simple: over-deliver.

2/13/15

During Buffalo’s winter months, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient, says nutrition researcher Peter Horvath.

2/13/15

Is a new diet or exercise program working for a friend? If so, there’s a good chance that you will try it, too.

2/16/15

As Western New York gains attention nationally as a great place to live, dozens of regional partners will meet to discuss how progress can benefit everyone.

2/16/15

The play is an impassioned 1922 expressionistic work that articulates the trials of a member of the underclasses: “Yank,” the brutish commander of a ship’s stokehole.

2/16/15

When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

2/16/15

Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this familiar information-gathering tool.

2/17/15

Leaders from UB's Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics and Buffalo Manufacturing Works (BMW) will discuss how they're driving economic innovation.

2/17/15

Colorful celebration to feature classical and contemporary Chinese music and performing arts.

2/17/15

Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

2/18/15

The reluctance to part with mobile phones, laptops and other gizmos – sometimes called “gadget hoarding” – is part of a larger and more troubling issue: managing electronic waste, or e-waste.

2/18/15

Violanti, a former New York State trooper, will testify as part of a panel on police officer safety and wellness.

2/19/15

The university is rated for exceptional education, strong graduation rates and affordable tuition.

2/19/15

UB neurosurgeons led a clinical study that they say will revolutionize the standard of care for stroke patients.

2/19/15

A team of four MBA students from the University at Buffalo School of Management won second place and $1,500 in the Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition on Feb. 7.

2/20/15

The University at Buffalo will host a program, “What Ferguson Can Teach Us: Working Together for Justice and Community Safety,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 12:15 p.m. in room 145a of the Student Union on the UB North Campus.

2/23/15

Once again, accounting graduates from the University at Buffalo School of Management are No. 1 in CPA exam performance among the 10 largest accounting programs in New York State.

2/23/15

Great, wonderful, wacky things can come in small genomic packages, according to new biology research from UB.

2/24/15

Twenty-five years ago, faculty in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine learned that parents were brushing their children’s teeth with Comet, a cleaning powder more suited for a bathroom sink. They immediately realized they needed to raise the “dental IQ” in the community.

2/24/15

Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been awarded the Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award.

2/24/15

University at Buffalo researcher Mark Seery, who studies stress and coping, says the severe winter weather seems at first glance to have few redeeming qualities.  Frigid temperatures and daily battles with mounds of snow and ice are testing the resolve of the heartiest among us.

2/25/15

Tony Conrad says he went to New York City in the early ’60s to “mess up the music world.” Now, some 50 years after beginning a career that contributed to the opening of a new musical tradition, Conrad will be back in the city celebrating his 75th birthday with shows that serve as late career markers for this dynamic, multifaceted music and sound artist.

2/26/15

UB researcher Paras Prasad's groundbreaking research in nanoparticles offers a new cancer treatment model.

2/26/15
The University at Buffalo, the State University of New York won three individual titles on day two of the Mid-American Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday night.
2/26/15

The University at Buffalo will host the 12th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar, (Re)Committing to an Integrated Safe School Plan, for law enforcement and schools on Thursday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.  The event is free, but registration is required.

2/26/15

Human rights violations, including honor killings, human trafficking, child and slave brides, female genital mutilation, stoning of women and domestic violence, will be the topics of discussion during a daylong human rights conference, “Culture and Control of Women – Resources and Remedies,” being held on March 7 at the University at Buffalo Law School.

2/26/15

Smokers may be more likely to successfully quit their habit if simple adjustments were made to how an existing anti-smoking medication is prescribed, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.

2/27/15

UB engineers created new optimization models that could eliminate bye week disadvantage, make other improvements.

2/27/15

A University at Buffalo researcher has discovered a way to keep  remyelination going, using a drug that’s already on the market.

2/27/15

As Minahil Khan rose through the ranks of UB student government, she noticed the number of women diminish at every level.

2/27/15

Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA ’01, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.

3/3/15

The communities will be part of Growing Food Connections, a national initiative led in part by UB's Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab.

3/3/15

As habitats shrink, Newton’s Laws of Motion could help us predict how some animals will react, UB researchers say.

3/3/15

Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list.

3/3/15

Megan Lundgren and Laurie Widman believe in the power of public education. Both feel a pull to the students they teach in the North Tonawanda City School District and aspire to influence their students “beyond the four walls of the classroom.”

3/4/15

The SPIR program provides up $25,000 for participating organizations.

3/4/15

The companies expect to create 40 jobs and invest $12.5 million in Western New York within five years.

3/4/15

With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.

3/5/15

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul hosted a roundtable discussion at UB to talk about new legislation aimed at combating sexual violence on college campuses across America.

3/5/15

For the first time ever, students from a single club in the University at Buffalo School of Management have taken both first and second place in the annual On Target Undergraduate Club Case Competition, sponsored by Target Corporation.

3/6/15

Although some children emerge from cold and neglectful family environments as adults with high self-esteem, a new UB study suggests these people may still be at a relative disadvantage in life, with a foggier sense of who they are.

3/9/15

Led by UB alumnus John Bodkin, a "who’s who" of local organizations and individuals has taken the initiative in addressing the community’s physician shortage.

3/9/15

UB's international student clubs wowed an audience at last week's International Fiesta of music and dance.

3/9/15

UB law students in their formative first year will receive even more personal attention from their professors under a new plan approved by law school faculty.

3/9/15

Apple and Google will attend UB’s largest career fair for the first time, joining more than 100 local and national companies in recruiting UB students.

3/10/15

Several UB graduate and degree professional programs have been recognized as among the best in the country.

3/10/15

A wood-burning heater designed by UB architects enables the café to stay warm with no mechanical HVAC system.

3/11/15

UB Libraries and faculty to restore and study Greek and Roman coins from the eras of Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great and more.

3/11/15
Junior Justin Moss picked up his most prestigious honor on Wednesday morning as the Detroit, MI native was named the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year, the conference office announced from its headquarters in Cleveland.
3/11/15

Studies have found that people exposed to American Indian mascots are more likely to negatively stereotype other ethnic groups, a UB psychology expert says.

3/12/15

Buffalo Sabres and libraries join UB and partners in expanded STEM programs for K–12 students.

3/12/15

Access to routine information about you — like where you grew up and your relationship status — can help others manipulate you, a UB researcher finds.

3/12/15

Politicians’ support of economic policies that benefit their supporters are a boon to those on higher end of economic spectrum.

3/13/15

Students will volunteer in high-need areas of Western New York, Virginia, the Dominican Republic and elsewhere.

3/13/15

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2 million to a researcher at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to do a preclinical study to determine which type of cardiac stem cell therapy will be most effective in treating patients with heart failure.

3/13/15

Aging tends to lead people to become more trusting, says University at Buffalo psychologist Michael Poulin, co-author of two new studies exploring the relationship between age and trust. 

3/13/15

Part of Science Week, the event will promote genomic and bioinformatics literacy.

3/14/15
The University at Buffalo the State University of New York men's basketball team finally gets to put on its dancing shoes as the Bulls defeated Central Michigan, 89-84, to win its first ever Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship and advances to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
3/14/15
University at Buffalo, State University of New York men's track & field junior Mike Morgan and senior Jonathan Jones each recorded First-Team All-America honors at the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships Saturday at Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Center.
3/16/15
The University at Buffalo, State University of New York women's basketball team has been invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament, its second trip to a postseason tournament in program history and first ever to the WNIT.
3/16/15

Calling the events of the past months some of the most “ugly off-field incidents” in the history of the NFL, University at Buffalo Law School professor and sports law expert Helen A. Drew says nothing short of “swift, comprehensive and substantial disciplinary measures” are needed to address the flood of disciplinary issues that have challenged Commissioner Roger Goodell’s ability to protect the league’s reputation.

3/16/15

Thanks to a grant awarded by the New York State Department of Labor, the University at Buffalo’s TCIE will prepare dislocated workers from Erie County for entry-level to mid-level manufacturing jobs.

3/17/15

First NCAA Tournament showing puts UB in national spotlight, with thousands of fans sharing pride on social media.

3/17/15

Jean Wactawski-Wende, professor of epidemiology and environmental health, and interim dean of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions since July 2014, has been appointed dean of the school after a national search.

3/18/15

Well, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has one fan pulling for them Friday – and it just so happens to be the President of the United States.

3/18/15

This year’s Spring Seminar Series at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will focus on the topics of smoking and alcohol.

3/19/15

Annie Dorsen, the award-winning performance artist and director of the Broadway hit “Passing Strange” will discuss her groundbreaking algorithmic theatre performances on March 27 at 5:30 p.m. as part of the University at Buffalo’s Technē Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies’ “Structures of Digital Feeling Colloquium of Artists and Scholars in the Digital Age.”

3/20/15

The event will spotlight new patents, student innovators and startup companies in UB’s business incubators.

3/20/15

The five-day event, part of a new advanced degree program under development, includes lectures on genomics, Antarctic ice sheets and more.

3/20/15

Among the 236,000 University at Buffalo alumni around the world, only a select few are recognized by the University at Buffalo Alumni Association (UBAA) each year. This year, honorees include Venkat Panchapakesan (MS ’90), head of engineering for YouTube, and Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle (BS ’81), commander of the Navy Medicine Education and Training Command at Fort Sam Houston.

3/23/15

The line-up for the March event includes a DJ from The Pink, a record label founder and two researchers in the field of communicative disorders and sciences.

3/23/15

National and regional executives will share their expertise with leaders in business, health care, higher education and nonprofits at a conference this spring hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).

3/25/15

Welcome to the Engineering Club at Sweet Home School District’s Heritage Heights Elementary. Joey and Anton are eager third-graders working on how they can attach the back wheels (CDs) to an axle (pencil) to a car body (foam core board) that will be powered by a rubber band.

3/26/15

Matt Enstice, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, will discuss his organization's continuous efforts to cultivate a world-class medical campus in Western New York.

3/26/15

Laura Perna, a nationally recognized authority on higher education achievement, will speak at UB on March 30.

3/26/15

A UB graduate student is studying crested black macaques with a grant from the Leakey Foundation, which has backed the work of primatologists like Jane Goodall.

3/26/15

Henderson is an educator, director and award-winning television, Broadway and off-Broadway actor.

3/27/15

The program can help Western New York companies of all types and sizes – from manufacturers and lending institutions to health care providers and nonprofit organization.

3/27/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — James Jarvis, MD, professor of pediatrics in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, testified on March 25 on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics before a congressional subcommittee about the need to support critical health programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native children.
3/27/15

A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi?  Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing it, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.

3/30/15

After a winter of record-setting cold, the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Academies plan to heat things up through a visit from social entrepreneurship icon Veronika Scott.

3/30/15

The event, organized by the UB Department of Music's Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios, will create immersive sonic environments for the listener.

3/31/15

The mockup, built at the Construction Research Laboratory in Miami, provides a sneak peek of what the new UB medical school will look like.

3/31/15

Sean Kaczmarek, the youngest person ever elected to the Cheektowaga-Sloan Board of Education and a tireless advocate for equitable public education, is the University at Buffalo’s finalist for the national Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

4/1/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) will recognize National Public Health Week April 3-12 with a series of events that highlight and celebrate public health efforts locally and globally.
4/1/15

Oceanographer Robert Ballard, best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic, will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, in Alumni Arena, North Campus, as part of the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.

4/2/15

The effort, part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, aims to improve safety on campus and in the community.

4/2/15

The “information loss paradox” in black holes — a problem that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years — may not exist

4/2/15

New research by Laura Anderson in the School of Nursing explores how sexual assault and obesity influence teenage suicide attempts.

4/2/15

UB law professor says Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act is not just problematic for the LGBT community

4/2/15

Luis Colón has nurtured minority enrollment in UB’s chemistry PhD program, with graduates landing top jobs.

4/2/15

Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward confronting and ultimately eliminating the stain of prejudice, yet victims may be unlikely to recognize some types of discrimination unless they have higher self-esteem, according to the results of a new study by two University at Buffalo psychologists.

4/7/15

A team of four first-year MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management have won the annual Whitman Case Competition on March 27 at Syracuse University.

4/7/15

The event is part of the School of Public Health and Health Professions' celebration of National Public Health Week.

4/7/15

The award winners - from the Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany areas - were chosen from a nationwide pool of 1,206 students.

4/7/15

Renowned cancer researcher Karen Meneses, PhD, will present the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s Fifth Annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture.

4/7/15

The public is in the dark when it comes to herbal supplements, said Edward Bednarczyk, UB pharmacy practice chair, PharmD.

4/8/15

People choose convenience over security, says professor of communication Arun Vishwanath

4/8/15

Laundry facilities at two University at Buffalo dormitories will make the traditional college cleaning ritual a thing of the past, thanks to a smartphone  application that links current technology with students looking for available washers and dryers.

4/8/15

A cybersecurity competition and a think tank implemented by undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Management took top honors in the third annual DEAL (Display of Efforts, Aptitudes and Leadership) Expo, an event that showcases undergraduate achievements in the school.

4/8/15

Mayor Byron Brown will speak and recognize April as Occupational Therapy month   

4/8/15

William Baumer’s family has given $500,000 to create a fund benefiting the Department of Philosophy.

4/9/15

The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) has received a grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to examine the experience of sexual assault among lesbian and bisexual women compared to heterosexual women.

4/9/15

Places affect people in ways that tap all of the senses. It could be the long shadows of late afternoon cast by the aging pines surrounding a ramshackle cabin; or the sound of exhausted waves struggling to reach a deserted beach; or even the thick smog-burdened heat a crowded city.

4/10/15

Pharmacy school’s gold rating exemplifies the University at Buffalo’s commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of all three campuses.

4/10/15

Western New York veterans have a reason to smile.

4/10/15

Satish K. Tripathi addressed the role of universities in regional economic development.   

4/10/15

Five finalists will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition at UB on April 15.

4/14/15

A UB research team aims to bring robotics to construction sites.

4/14/15

Michael Goodchild is widely recognized as one of the founders of geographic information science.

4/15/15

The 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence takes place April 16.

4/15/15

An app that allows voters to voice their opinions to politicians. A 3D metal printer. And a chemotherapy treatment without the unpleasant side effects. Once the ideas of UB students, these startups are now a step closer to reality after taking first place in the annual UB Elevator Pitch Competition.

4/15/15

The April 23 summit will encourage women to enter the science and engineering workforce and support those on the path already.

4/16/15

An international symposium, scholarship dinner and community roundtable will take place on April 23 and 24.

4/16/15

Committee evaluates safety, dependence and health issues related to tobacco products

4/16/15

Three graduate students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.

4/17/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) paper published today and co-authored by University at Buffalo neurosurgeons reports that stroke patients have a much better chance of surviving and returning to normal function when they receive clot-busting drugs in conjunction with a wire mesh stent device, than when they receive the medications alone.
4/17/15

This trend could be a positive sign for the prevention of cigarette use.

4/17/15

UB will send another sizable troupe of student volunteers to plant trees in South Campus neighborhoods on Saturday, April 18, as part of the “ReTree the District” project that aims to plant 1,000 trees in the University District by the end of 2016.

4/17/15

UB has played a key role in the Women’s Health Initiative, one of the largest clinical trials ever undertaken in the U.S.

4/17/15

The UB School of Management honored many of its doctoral students at the fourth annual PhD Showcase and Celebration on April 9.

4/20/15

New biotech method could lead to development of HIV vaccine, targeted cancer treatment.

4/20/15

Pop culture has the capacity to shape bodies through societal norms, advertising and gender distinction. But what if the body was approached as a sculptural mass unburdened by preconception?

4/21/15

Abigail LaPlaca — award-winning Latin American dance team choreographer, lover of languages, worldwide adventure-traveler, UB Presidential Scholar and 2015 Fulbright Scholar — saw her vision of the transforming power of education come to life in an 8-year-old Dominican Republic girl named Tainalis.

4/21/15

UB researchers contribute to study on new candidate drug that may help treat misfolded protein diseases like CMT, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

4/21/15

A group of UB experts and students will hold a panel discussion on ways to strengthen efforts to make the university more accessible to underrepresented communities, and will address topics including access to visiting the university; student expectations; counselor-to-student ratios; and the application and financial aid processes.

4/21/15

Parents who chronically neglect their children contribute to the likelihood that they will develop aggressive and delinquent tendencies later in adolescence, and the one factor that links neglect with those behaviors appears to be poor social skills.

4/22/15

Engineering students have teamed with his nonprofit to help rural Kenyans.

4/22/15

It’s a question that many teenagers dread: What do you want to be when you grow up?

4/23/15

The UB Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP and M&T Bank for another “BAND Against Bullying” school arts competition on April 28.

4/24/15

Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place.

4/24/15

A student from Buffalo’s Hutchinson-Central Technical High School edged out almost 800 competitors from across the region to win MoneySKILL® Mania.

4/24/15

Pennante Naa Ayikailey “Penny” Bruce-Vanderpuije, a doctoral candidate in the UB Department of Chemistry, has received the prestigious 2015 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship.

4/24/15

Marion Quirici, a PhD student in the UB Department of English, has received a $20,000 American Fellowship award from the American Association of University Women.

4/25/15
After Trailing 2-0, the University at Buffalo, State University of New York men's tennis team put together an epic comeback to defeat Binghamton, 4-2, in the 2015 Mid-American Conference championship Saturday at Northern Illinois' Vaughn Tennis Center. 
4/27/15

They expect to create 39 jobs and invest $597,000 in the region within five years.

4/28/15

In an opinion piece in the journal mBio, UB professor Michael W. Russell discusses how scientists can better battle drug resistance.

4/29/15

Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a newly created general-practice dental residency program.

4/29/15

Steve Wozniak, who helped to revolutionize the personal computer industry as co-founder of Apple Computer, will speak at UB on April 29 as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

4/29/15

It is the only institute of higher learning in New York in 2015 to receive the honor.

4/30/15

An infographic looks at the largest medical education facility under construction in the U.S.

4/30/15

The Career Resource Center and the Internships and Experiential Learning Office in the UB School of Management honored business leaders, students and companies on April 24.

4/30/15

A model conceived and developed by a three-member interdisciplinary team of UB students was among this year’s winners in a prestigious international mathematical modeling contest.

5/1/15

UB professor considers trip to Nepal with research team to study performance of building structures.

5/1/15

PhotoZyne, the startup led by the three UB graduate students that won this year’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, has done it again — this time at the state level.

5/2/15
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York defensive tackle Kristjan Sokoli was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the 214th pick in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
5/4/15

The treatment has shown promise in preventing the spread of tumors.

5/4/15

The therapy dogs are back in town at UB.

5/4/15

During the 2015 tax season, more than 200 IRS-certified accounting students from the UB School of Management brought $1,284,050 back into the Buffalo community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

5/5/15

The award is widely considered the highest honor in the United States for journalism.

5/5/15

In mice, prolonged exposure to sound altered cells connected to the brain in a new UB-led study.

5/5/15

A team from the LoGuidice Education Center in Fredonia developed a plan that cut student suspensions, increased student attendance and reduced disciplinary referrals.

5/5/15

Many issues, from biological to environmental, determine effective weight control, but how people manage their own behavior is a big piece of that puzzle.

5/7/15

New UB research advances our understanding of how masses of undifferentiated cells transform into tremendously complex organisms.

5/7/15

The initiative will help provide individuals with greater leverage in securing higher-wage jobs and employers with better insight into worker proficiency.

5/7/15

UB geographer Monica Stephens maps social phenomena, work that sparks fierce societal debate.

5/7/15

After a successful trip to Wales, rare works from UB's Dylan Thomas collection are back at UB and the university community will be able to see them during an exhibition in Capen Hall.

5/7/15

Alan J. Lesse, MD, associate professor in the UB Department of Medicine, has been appointed senior associate dean for medical curriculum in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

5/8/15

Stanley M. Bergman, chief executive officer of Henry Schein, the world’s largest provider of health care products and services, will deliver the commencement address to the graduating class of the UB School of Dental Medicine.

5/11/15

The UB School of Management has named its 2015 Accountant of the Year: John D. Cudmore ’90, senior vice president, finance – divisional operations and strategic planning for the Madison Square Garden (MSG) Co.

5/11/15

The Western New York Prosperity Fellowship continues to grow, awarding a record class of 34 UB scholars, as well as transitioning from a scholarship to fellowship program.

5/11/15

Casey Rothberg, only the second UB student ever to win the competitive David L. Boren Scholarship, fits the scholarship program’s profile on paper well.

5/12/15

Four others - including distinguished faculty, alumni and Buffalo natives – will receive honors at the event.

5/12/15

Joshua Seward, a graduate student in the UB School of Management, was among only 14 students nationwide chosen for an elite postgraduate technical assistantship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

5/12/15

Investigators from UB and other institutions have made a major breakthrough that provides new insights into how tinnitus, and the often co-occurring hyperacusis, might develop and be sustained.

5/13/15

The tool, developed by UB researchers, is used worldwide by academia, industry and government.

5/13/15

The UB School of Management awarded LeaderCORE™ certification to 49 MBA students in a ceremony held last month at the Marriott Hotel in Amherst.

5/14/15

When it comes to vehicle safety, car buyers get what they pay for, according to new research conducted at UB.

5/14/15
Senior Alexis Curtiss became just the second player in school history named the NFCA Mideast All-Region First Team on Thursday morning, the association announced.
5/14/15

Mention the idea of that universal translator to UB senior Natasha Sanford and, though not a science fiction fan, she immediately starts solving the problem of real-time, speech-based translation.

5/15/15

Train travel remains statistically much safer than driving, UB emergency medicine professor notes.  

5/15/15

Each May, the Amherst Chamber of Commerce recognizes individuals and companies that support Western New York through their business and community service.

5/15/15

The grant will support eight graduate students per year for five years.

5/15/15

More than 1,300 students are candidates to receive degrees during UB’s 169th University Commencement to be held at 10 a.m. May 17 in Alumni Arena, North Campus.

5/15/15

A longtime UB Law School professor who has spent a lot of time in courtrooms throughout the nation is unveiling ambitious plans for the school’s Advocacy Institute.

5/18/15

A community leader who moved “beyond the falsehood” after being placed incorrectly in special education classes and an Eritrean refugee who exemplifies the storybook “American Dream” will be honored at theUB Educational Opportunity Center’s graduation ceremony on May 20.

5/18/15

A UB anthropology student just finishing her freshman year will take her passion for the “connections through time” to Durham University in Great Britain as one of three 2015 UB Fulbright Scholars.

5/19/15

Warm Weather Wednesdays, the summer series of activities designed to provide members of the UB community – and the public – a chance to get outside and have some fun, is back for a second year.

5/19/15

A new UB study has found that smokers are four times more likely than non-smokers to become frequent visitors of emergency rooms.

5/20/15

As it celebrates a special anniversary, the festival and conference has gained international recognition for pushing the boundaries of music.

5/20/15

Members of the UB community will be able to enjoy an evening of food, music, carnival games and other activities in the classic setting of Baird Point at a Summer Sunset Festival, the latest UBThisSummer offering to help faculty and staff take advantage of what many believe is the best time of year to experience the UB campus.

5/20/15

A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press in 2013 sent financial markets into a tailspin

5/21/15

Shopping websites with robust, interactive product review systems make customers more satisfied and improve product marketing, according to a new study from the UB School of Management.

5/22/15

You don’t need a doctorate in pharmacology to write a book about aging, but it came in handy in writing “Optimal Aging: A Guide to Your First Hundred Years,” by Jerrold Winter, PhD, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

5/22/15

It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement – called a metamaterial hyperlens – doesn’t climb down stairs. Instead, it improves our ability to see tiny objects.

5/22/15

Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places will present the second of this year’s two-concert series on Friday, June 5, at 6 p.m. at Kleinhans Music Hall.

5/26/15

Three UB students are participating in a Pre-Seed Workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in launching a high-tech company.

5/26/15

University at Buffalo physician-scientist John M. Canty Jr. has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the State University of New York system.

5/27/15

Three Rochester-area alumni will be recognized by the Rochester Chapter of the UB Alumni Association during its inaugural awards ceremony on June 4.

5/28/15

UB is investing $25 million in an initiative that will harness the strengths of UB faculty from disciplines across the university to confront grand challenges facing humankind.

5/28/15

Fire-tolerant trees that bear edible nuts were unusually abundant near Native American villages in Chautauqua County, UB researchers say.

5/28/15

A genetic mutation that produces some autistic behaviors and potential therapeutic targets to restore normal behaviors are described in a new paper.

5/29/15

Three new varieties of erythromycin created by UB researchers kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

5/29/15

An international research team led by University at Buffalo engineers has developed the device.

6/1/15

Thirteen medical professionals are now equipped with the skills to save costs without impacting quality of care, negotiate better outcomes, make sound financial decisions and effectively manage others as graduates of UB's first-ever Executive Development in Health Care Management Certificate program.

6/2/15
University at Buffalo student-athletes continue to dominate in the classroom, highlighted Monday with the announcement of a 3.045 cumulative grade point average for the department in the spring semester.
6/2/15

A team of six MBA students from the UB School of Management will share a $2,000 prize as winner of the school’s ninth annual Steven C. Verney MBA Case Competition.

6/2/15

When UB Fulbright winner Samah A. Asfour was a junior studying in the Aix-en-Provence of France, she didn’t fully understand discrimination toward the Arab community until she met her host mother.

6/3/15

Donald W. Rowe, PhD, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Herman M. Biggs Public Health Award by the New York State Public Health Association.

6/3/15

What made certain structures collapse and others hold up is what UB's Andreas Stavridis will study.

6/3/15

UB’s Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences is now screening applicants for its Articulation Boot Camp, an intensive four-week summer program designed to help correct articulation impairment.

6/3/15

The group includes For-Robin, a UB spinoff company developing a cancer therapy.

6/4/15

The Western New York community can enjoy free health screenings and family fun at the first Erie County Health Mall (ECHM) Health Fair and Community Day on Saturday, June 6.

6/4/15

Expansion of the National Security Agency's surveillance of Americans' international Internet traffic is troubling, says UB's Mark Bartholomew.

6/5/15

These types of data breaches are virtually impossible to stop, according to UB's Arun Vishwanath.

6/8/15

Emotionally distressed prostate cancer patients more likely to choose surgery, researchers say.

6/9/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Gil I. Wolfe, MD, Irvin and Rosemary Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2015 Doctor of the Year award from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA).
6/9/15

Robert “Bob” Neubert, clinical assistant professor in the School of Management, was named the new director of the Entrepreneurship Academy.

6/10/15
University at Buffalo baseball junior outfielder Nick Sinay was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 22nd round (662 overall) of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday afternoon.
6/11/15

Senior Jonathan Jones took first place in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, becoming the first national champion in UB's Division I history.

6/11/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — More people with significant mental health needs in Western New York and throughout the state are receiving quality psychiatric care in the community, instead of the hospital, thanks to two innovative programs developed by University at Buffalo psychiatrists.
6/11/15

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will co-sponsor 10 local biotech companies at the 2015 BIO International Convention, to be held June 15-18 in Philadelphia.

6/12/15

At the contest, the rover's arm failed, forcing the students to act quickly — they needed to make the fix within 10 minutes or they’d be disqualified.

6/12/15

A large field makes the campaign less volatile, says nationally known political forecaster James Campbell.

6/12/15

The University at Buffalo’s Institute for Person-Centered Care (IPCC) recently awarded grants totaling more than $31,000 to five UB faculty members for aging and person-centered care research.

6/12/15

New research could soon automate hospital discharge communication, adding critical data and cutting the time it takes the information to reach community health care providers from weeks to hours.

6/12/15

The benefits of small classes help students and last longer than previous research indicated, according to a nationally respected expert on education, class size and school discipline.

6/15/15

A “one-size-fits-all” approach to alcohol treatment is not the best strategy, according to University at Buffalo addiction experts, who have received a $3 million grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.

6/16/15

Trip will include an awards ceremony hosted by the National Science Foundation and a visit to the White House.

6/17/15

Some of the summer’s biggest movies, including “Tomorrowland,” “Furious 7” and “Mad Max: Fury Road,” are in the lineup for the UB undergraduate Student Association’s popular, free outdoor Summer Film Series.

6/17/15

Discovery of new neural pathway may lead to preventing relapses in addicts.

6/17/15

Sit down with a friend in a quiet restaurant and begin talking, just before the dinner crowd’s arrival. Business is slow at first, but picks up quickly, just like the sound level. Music plays, glasses clink, servers discuss specials. Discussions are everywhere, colliding and competing with the other noises.

6/18/15

UB Law School researcher Jessica Owley has found significant gaps in how public agencies keep track of endangered species agreements.

6/18/15

Forty-six established entrepreneurs are armed with the skills to move their businesses forward after graduating from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Core program.

6/18/15

This year's number of UB winners matches last year's, which was the most in recent memory.

6/19/15

Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has received the IAPR/ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award from the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognitio.

6/19/15

Megan McNally, executive director of The Foundry, has been named Protégé of the Year by the Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs program.

6/19/15

The Department of Learning and Instruction has launched two new online programs, adding to a growing list of online offerings by the UB Graduate School of Education.

6/19/15

Graham Hammill, professor and chair of the Department of English in the UB College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School at UB.

6/22/15

Moises Sudit, an entrepreneur, professor and center director, has been appointed UB’s associate vice president for sponsored programs.

6/23/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — To celebrate their transition from medical student to resident, 200 University at Buffalo medical residents, most of them new to Western New York, will don the long white coats that indicate they have graduated from medical school.
6/24/15

A clever experiment reveals how cells that process sound respond to complex stimuli.

6/24/15

Maryam Sadat Sharifian, a UB doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education, has received three awards to encourage her “to make a difference in the world.”

6/24/15

The first cohort of early-stage entrepreneurs graduated from the new Startup CEL program offered by the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

6/24/15

The flag represents a Confederate nation founded on the premise that 'the black man is not equal to the white man,' says UB's Carole Emberton.

6/25/15

BikeShare at UB is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel around campus.

6/25/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The National Institutes of Health has awarded $12 million to the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to lead a comprehensive quality assurance program in NIH-funded labs conducting HIV/AIDS and related clinical research programs worldwide.
6/25/15

This could be the end of serious legal attacks on Obamacare, says UB's Nancy Nielsen.

6/25/15

When you’re having trouble sleeping, light is the last thing you assume you need.

6/25/15

Congressman Brian Higgins announced that UB's Andreas Stavridis received a National Science Foundation grant for earthquake research.

6/25/15

Nine business leaders are ready to drive their companies forward after completing the Advanced Core program in the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

6/25/15

The nation’s two most prominent philosophers of medicine will present their divergent views of health, disease and grieving as part of a three-day conference on bioethics and the philosophy of medicine to be held at UB.

6/26/15

The main battle over same-sex couples' right to marry is over, says UB's Michael Boucai.

6/26/15

This week’s Supreme Court ruling affirming nationwide tax credits for mandatory insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act preserves access to affordable health insurance in all 50 states and will help narrow the health outcomes gap between lower- and higher-income Americans.

6/29/15

The innovative entrepreneurial program pays eight student-led technology startups to further their respective businesses.

6/30/15

Processes that have been considered effective in prisons before will be re-evaluated after the latest escape, says UB's Teresa Miller.