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6/16/17

A new study provides evidence that could help increase participation in breast cancer screenings and other preventive health care.

6/16/17

Graduate engineering students' pro bono analytics makes a difference for Meals on Wheels and The Teacher's Desk.

6/15/17

UB law professor Nicole Hallett talks about how President Trump's pending appointments to the National Labor Relations Board could be the death knell for organized labor.

6/15/17

Danielle Johnson spends her time away from UB working with vulnerable populations, including current and former prisoners and refugees.

6/15/17

Management and social work students collaborate on ideas to tackle a social issue facing the community as part of a new fellowship program.

6/14/17

The discovery of an ancient otter tooth in Mexico is the first evidence of a new east-west route across America, a UB researcher says.

6/14/17

The project would bring authentic international cuisine to the heart of the North Campus.

6/14/17

Shantell Martin's “Dance Everyday” brings some life to an urban neighborhood awaiting renewal.

6/13/17

Abortion fund recipients who must travel out of state for an abortion travel 10 times farther than those who get care in their home states.

6/13/17

Eight faculty members and 12 staff members have been named recipients of the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

6/12/17

Alum Jordan Marwin's enthusiasm in encouraging prospective players steals the show at the hockey league's scouting combine.

6/12/17

Education professor Catherine Cook-Cottone talks about how yoga brings well-being and employment to young people in Africa.

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Clean air challenge

Faculty from across the university gathered recently for the Air Quality Ideas Lab, sponsored by the Global Health Equity Community of Excellence. Their challenge: address the problem of poor air quality during a child's first 1,000 days in low- and middle-income countries.

Published June 22, 2017

Otter’s clue

The discovery of an ancient otter tooth in Mexico is the first evidence of a new east-west route across America. Read the story.

6/8/17

Construction of the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is nearing the home stretch, with major work expected to be wrapped up by Labor Day. Faculty will begin moving in this fall, with classes slated to begin in January. Photo: Douglas Levere