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.
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.
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.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Basketball Hall of Famer and
philanthropist Magic Johnson and John Oliver, political satirist
and host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” head the
lineup of speakers in the University at Buffalo’s 2014-15
Distinguished Speakers Series.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
Our university’s faculty and staff have a reputation for
enthusiastically supporting organizations in need across our
community. This generosity has made UB’s annual Employees
Campaign for the Community one of the most successful among those
conducted at colleges and universities across the country.