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1/24/17

A UB study adds to the evidence that fat and related molecules called lipids are more active in cellular processes than previously thought.

1/23/17

UB education faculty will use a new grant to improve learning at a Buffalo charter school by expanding use of technology in the classroom.

1/23/17

A positive relationship between counselor and patient is key to successful treatment for alcohol use disorder, an RIA study has found.

1/23/17

UB scientists have found that carbamates can upset circadian rhythms, increasing the risk for diabetes and other metabolic diseases.

1/20/17

At a performance of Beethoven’s Fifth, UB faculty will discuss how the composer struggled with, then conquered, his devastating hearing loss.

1/19/17

The popular event at UB features traditional and contemporary performing arts, including music, dance, storytelling and martial arts.

1/19/17

Ebony G. Patterson’s exhibition of eye-popping floor tapestries and brightly covered male figures opens Feb. 9 in the UB Art Gallery.

1/18/17

A UB analysis of Census data finds the influx of workers born abroad generates benefits to both high- and low-paid workers.

1/18/17

The popular Buffalo Film Seminars led by Diane Christian and Bruce Jackson returns on Jan. 31 with 14 notable films.

1/17/17

GSE professor Mary McVee shared with attendees some of the ways UB faculty has successfully used technology in teacher preparation.

1/17/17

The galleries’ Screen Projects public art video initiative continues in the spring semester with two videos on view in the Center for the Arts.

1/17/17

The father-son startup Vader Systems' 3-D printing technology could transform how things are made.

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Medical mission

UB medical, pharmacy, nursing and physical therapy students took part in a medical mission earlier this month to Fontaine, a rural village in Haiti. The trip — with 35 participants it was the largest-ever sponsored by the Global Health Education Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — was led by David Holmes, clinical associate professor of family medicine and director of global health education. Photos: Courtesy of David Holmes

Published January 17, 2017

Inside ISE

UB’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) is one of the top ISE programs nationwide. Alumni from the department go on to work in a variety of fields including defense, transportation, manufacturing and service industries such as health care and banking. Learn more about the department by watching this video.

1/18/17

This animation shows a rendering of the lobby of the new medical school building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus transitioning into a photograph of the lobby under construction taken by University Communications photographer Douglas Levere (click the photo to view the animation).