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11/20/17

Too much time alone can be harmful to your health, but new research ties a certain kind of solitude to creativity.

11/16/17

Even light physical activity, such as folding clothes or sweeping, can benefit older women, research shows.

11/10/17

Giant otters from 6 million years ago had "crushing teeth and robust jaws," research shows.

9/25/17

Instead of a password or fingerprint, a new computer security system uses the size and shape of your heart.

9/27/17

The findings point to the success of aggressive conservation measures in response to severe drought.

10/2/17

"The surprising thing about these experiments is the observation that volume seems to be related to so much about the cell."

10/19/17

From Bambi's mom to Simba's dad, new research says Disney and Pixar movies offer the opportunity to talk to kids about end-of-life issues.

10/23/17

A new vaccine under development could deal another blow to pneumonia. "It holds the promise of saving hundreds of thousands of lives each year."

10/24/17

A teenager's risk of dating violence has roots in early life, research suggests.

10/26/17

The sex that our ancestors had with Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago may have an influence on our well-being today.

UB News Highlights

11/22/17

Kathy Hochul, New York State lieutenant governor, will present “Redefining what leadership looks like at all levels” from 1-2 p.m. on Nov. 27 in the Buffalo Room, 10 Capen Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus.

11/21/17

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

11/21/17

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

11/21/17

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

11/21/17

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

11/20/17

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

11/20/17

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Management has moved up another place in Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the nation’s best full-time MBA programs, coming in at No. 46.

11/20/17

Study says education for doctors and patients is the key.

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

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

11/1/16

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.