Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the
U.S. often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more
money, a new UB study suggest that there may be downsides to this
Having it your way on political websites and seeing only the
content that aligns with your beliefs is not good for democracy,
according to a UB expert in the political effects of communication
The UB Office of Community Relations has launched a new website
aimed at giving residents who live in the neighborhoods around the
UB campuses and around Western New York an online source of
information about what the university has to offer the surrounding
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.
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.
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
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.—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. — 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
From the Campaign Chair
I am pleased and honored to be the Chairperson for this
year’s UB Employees’ Campaign for the Community. We can
be proud that UB has ranked among the nation’s most generous
universities in terms of employee giving to the campaign for
several decades. This reflects the generosity and spirit of
volunteerism that characterizes the citizens of Buffalo, the City
of Good Neighbors, as well as the Western New York region more