Sean Kaczmarek, the youngest person ever elected to the
Cheektowaga-Sloan Board of Education and a tireless advocate for
equitable public education, is the University at Buffalo’s
finalist for the national Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
As National Financial Literacy Month kicks off this April,
nearly 800 high school students across Western New York will
compete in MoneySKILL Mania, an in-school financial literacy
challenge sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of
Management and M&T Bank.
A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and
meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort
food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on
having a good relationship with the person you remember first
preparing it, according to the results of a new study by a
University at Buffalo research team.
The University at Buffalo Alumni Association will honor alumni
and friends who have brought distinction to the university at the
2015 Achievement Awards program to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, March
27, in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — James Jarvis, MD, professor of pediatrics
in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences, testified on March 25 on behalf of the American Academy
of Pediatrics before a congressional subcommittee about the need to
support critical health programs serving American Indian and Alaska
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 honored and humbled to be your UB 2014 Campaign for the
Community Chairperson. I have been so impressed in learning how
many of you have given so generously to the UB Campaign in the
past. You are the reason why this campaign is—and will
continue to be—the most successful campaign of its kind in
Western New York, as well as a model for others to follow.