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11/6/18

Manganese, an inexpensive metal used in soda cans could advance one of the most promising sources of renewable energy: hydrogen fuel cells.

11/2/18

The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet and is predicted to get wetter. A new look at what happened 8,000 years ago may clarify why.

11/2/18

Zip code remains the biggest predictor of how people define their community, but research suggests these two other subjective factors also matter.

10/29/18

Using computational models of individual brains could shed light on how brain stucture affects how we perform language-related tasks.

10/25/18

Research shows that leaders who value morality outperform their unethical peers, regardless of industry, company size, or role.

10/19/18

Like human fingerprints, each 3D printer is slightly different. That could help police track the origin of 3D-printed objects, including guns.

10/18/18

Terahertz data links, which may play a role in the ultra-high-speed wireless data networks of the future, aren't as secure as we assumed.

10/10/18

The method, in which immunized people transmit anti-malarial proteins to insects that bite them, could reduce the spread of the deadly disease.

10/9/18

Men and women act differently when they feel the heat during exercise and in recovery afterward, according to a new small study.

10/4/18

Reading requires different parts of the brain to work together as a network—and the network's connectivity can predict reading development in kids.

UB News Highlights

11/1/16

UB's David Schmid will chat live with online guests on Nov. 9 about a new course he’s presenting on mystery and suspense fiction for The Great Courses, a recorded library of non-credit college-level lectures designed for lifelong learners.

11/1/16

The musical theatre legend who starred in The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables will perform in concert at the Center for the Arts on November 26th.

10/31/16

Acting as mediator of house and object, Dennis Maher has fused “a mysterious wonderland that cleaves, intermingles and collages a house’s physical and metaphysical counterparts.”

10/31/16

Days before the election, experts from around the world will convene to debate a controversial economic topic: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

10/31/16

BUFFALO, N.Y. – An innovative, sponsored MBA program for residents and fellows has been developed by the University at Buffalo through a partnership with Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest health care provider.  

10/31/16

Brian Setzer and his 19-piece band return to the Center for the Arts for a special Thanksgiving-Eve concert on November 23rd.

6/20/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Violence against women isn’t explicitly mentioned on the program of the Council on Foreign Relations workshop that Satpal Singh will attend in New York June 24 -25, but he believes it is relevant to the topics that will be discussed.

6/20/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – “Anything’s Possible!” will be the resounding message of University at Buffalo alumnus Clifton A. Poodry, PhD, in presentations he will make geared to students and the public at UB on June 24.

6/20/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Parents: if you have a child aged 8-12, who doesn’t mind eating snacks while playing computer games, the University at Buffalo wants to hear from you.

6/19/13

BUFFALO, N.Y.—The University at Buffalo’s English Language Institute (ELI) welcomes 13 students from universities in the Mexican state of Puebla this summer to take part in its six-week, Summer II Intensive English Program.

6/19/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Twenty-six students in business, engineering and medicine will get a full ride to the University at Buffalo in 2013-14, thanks to a scholarship that aims to help the region retain its brightest graduates.

6/18/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Yahoo! is looking to fill more than 100 customer care positions in the Lockport area, and job-seekers are invited to attend a Yahoo! job fair this week at the University at Buffalo to apply.

6/17/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Tracking how far volcanic debris flies during an eruption, even a small, simulated blast filmed by powerful cameras, is not easy.

6/17/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Technology Incubator has been named the world’s top life sciences university incubator by the University Business Incubator (UBI) Index , a Stockholm-based startup that provides expertise in starting and transforming incubators.

6/17/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A project that asks hikers, fishermen, birdwatchers, school kids and nature-lovers of all stripes to monitor stream levels is expanding from its home base in Western New York to three new states: Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin.

6/14/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A recent Veterans Administration study found that substance abuse was the most common health problem among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. In the study, 19 percent of military personnel reported heavy drinking in the past month, 44.5 percent reported binge drinking and 7.5 percent were listed as chronic drinkers.

11/9/18

An innovative, cost-effective program in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment all within about 48 hours.  

11/9/18

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host the fourth annual Dentistry Smiles on Veterans, an event that offers free dental care to local servicemen and women.  

11/9/18

To include a citizenship question as part of the 2020 decennial census would most likely undercut the accuracy of determining the U.S. population and risks politicizing an instrument critical to democracy, according to a UB sociologist.

11/12/18

The UB School of Law has appointed eight new members to the Dean’s Advisory Council.

11/12/18

Surveys in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds show steady numbers, but other species are disappearing.

11/12/18

The absence of one copy of a single gene in the brain causes a rare, as-yet-unnamed neurological disorder, according to new research.

11/12/18

The UB Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome is hosting the third annual Mind Your Microbiome and Be Antibiotics Aware Week, a program that seeks to promote awareness of the microbiome and educate the public about the lasting effects of antibiotic overuse.

11/13/18

Classes range from full-day seminars to a 7-month certification program.

11/13/18

Report developed by UB graduate students offers strategies for how Chautauqua County can harness the food system for economic development and health.

11/13/18

For the 16th straight year, the University at Buffalo is rated among the nation’s top 25 institutions hosting international students.