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Letting kids taste alcohol early in life may put them at higher risk for alcohol-related issues—including addiction—later on.


"The human body is an abundant source of energy. We thought: 'Why not harness it to produce our own power?'"


Equity analysts may lose IPO investors money while making banks richer.


"The United States continues to have a massive juvenile justice system that does not, generally speaking, serve youth well..."


A new study challenges scientific dogma about how we taste sweet, savory, and bitter flavors.


Hurricanes Maria and Irma offered scientists a "natural experiment" for studying storm damage to coral reefs. Here's what they saw.


"Overall, based on all the studies we reviewed, our strongest recommendation to parents and caregivers is 'don't give up!'"


"Like snowflakes, no two smartphones are the same."


Though child neglect accounts for 75 percent of all child protection cases in the US, tools to assess chronic neglect aren't up to snuff, researchers say.


The new map-making method could help fight poverty around the globe, thanks to its greater accuracy and cheaper cost.

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The daylong event, “Give and Take,” will focus on the power of people-oriented leadership — how thinking of others can help you lead and succeed.


The emergency funds will help offset such short-term financial needs as rent, utilities, transportation and food.


Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, widely known as a leading expert on MS in adults and children, is the executive director of the New York State Multiple Sclerosis Consortium.


How an entrepreneurial faculty member partnered with UB to grow one of Buffalo’s most prominent biotech firms.


Graduate students in Martha Bohm’s fall studio developed a vision for the siting of the GRoW Home, which will move from its current location on South Campus to a pernament place on North Campus.


The School of Architecture and Planning is taking Buffalo’s story of place — and its place within it — to the world as an invited exhibitor at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.


Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, according to a new UB study.


Zodiaque Dance Ensemble (ZDE) celebrates its 20 Anniversary with COOL HUNTING. Director Jeanne Fornarola’s COOL HUNTING looks at trends in action, in the pursuit of the cutting-edge trends and behaviors in specific groups of people.


The University at Buffalo Arts Collaboratory Healthcare Initiative welcomes visiting artist Jacqueline Donachie from Glasgow, Scotland for two free public film screenings on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday, March 1 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Tickets are free and can be reserved on the Center for the Arts website .


More than 250 performers and volunteers will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with an afternoon-long celebration on Feb. 17 at the UB’s Center for the Arts.


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.


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.


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.”


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


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.  


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.