BUFFALO, N.Y. – Andrew H. Talal, MD, professor of medicine
at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the
University at Buffalo will receive a major, $7 million award to
address a casualty of the national opioid epidemic: the spread of
hepatitis C virus (HCV) among drug users who share needles.
A study led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Carla
Jungquist reveals that the vast majority of post-operative patients
given opioid medications through intravenous infusions are not
monitored often enough to detect respiratory depression, a
potentially deadly result of overdose.
UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara program will showcase the next
wave of entrepreneurs and promising startup companies on June 15,
and will include a keynote address by Bill Rancic, entrepreneur,
investor and winner of “The Apprentice.”
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
It is my pleasure to serve as chair of the 2015 UB Employees
Campaign for the Community. This year is a bit different. It is my
understanding that it has been several years since a dean was
chair—I hope to represent all of UB in the best light
possible. I am aware that my service rests on the very broad
shoulders of our previous chairs. My special thanks to Sean
Sullivan for his passionate efforts to support the UB community in
making a significant impact on the lives of those in our external
community and my hope is to do the same this year.