The Dependent Care Advantage Account, a New York State Flex Spending Account that allows workers to set aside up to $5,000 in pre-tax salary for eligible child care, elder care or disabled dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and his or her spouse to work, also is available to help employees pay for summer day camp expenses for children under the age of 13.
UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a new general-practice dental-residency program. Students in the one-year program will rotate between the UB School of Dental Medicine and RPCI Dental Services.
WNY Independent Living Inc., in conjunction with UB’s Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT), is conducting a focus group on a new brace monitoring system for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis.
Three UB coaches are hitting the road as part of the inaugural Coaches Caravan, a forum to give fans in Western New York and elsewhere in the state the opportunity to interact with the coaches and learn about their favorite UB teams.
Venkat Krovi, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has received a Distinguished Service Award at the 5th annual National Travel & Tourism Beacon Awards, held May 4 at the in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
PhotoZyne, the startup led by three UB graduate students that won this year’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC), has done it again — this time at the state level.
The last concert in this season’s “A Musical Feast” series is dedicated to the memory of poet Robert Creeley, a longtime UB faculty member and former SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of Poetics in the Department of English.
Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places, an innovative concert series held in unique venues around the city, will present violinist and UB faculty member Yuki Numata Resnick in a free concert in the Common Council Chamber in Buffalo City Hall.
Gary Giovino, professor and chair of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee.
Registration is now open through June 1 for the first UBThisSummer Golf Open, a four-person scramble-format tournament for UB employees to take place Aug. 10 at Glen Oak Golf Course, 711 Smith Road, East Amherst .
Lorenzo Leggio, a section chief with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will discuss neuropharmacological treatments for alcoholism in the final seminar in the Research Institute on Addictions’ (RIA) Spring Seminar Series.
Donald W. Rowe, director of the Office of Public Health Practice and a faculty member in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Herman M. Biggs Public Health Award by the New York State Public Health Association.