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Join the 2017 Step Challenge and help the School of Public
Health reach its goal of taking 200 million steps during
The device developed UB researchers and colleagues could help
people without drinking water and those affected by natural
A UB study funded by the NIH aims to find out if providing more
non-food alternatives could help prevent childhood obesity.
Bruce Jackson’s recordings of work songs sung by
African-American convicts in Texas prisons during the 1960s have
inspired a theater production.
UB pharmacy researchers have received a $1.8M grant to test a
new seek-and-destroy cancer treatment.
A simple cheek full of dextrose gel keeps hypoglycemic babies
with Mom, promotes breastfeeding and saves health care costs.
UB theater students bring new technology and theatrical design
to Lumagination, and get hands-on experience in return.
The new name — Clinical and Translational Science
Institute — better reflects the UB-led entity's collaborative
and scientific missions.
A research team led by Jo Freudenheim will examine DNA
methylation differences in e-cigarette users compared to
non-smokers and smokers.
Five distinguished faculty members in the Department of Music
will perform in concert at UB during the month of February.
A UB PhD candidate is working to bring a hydrogen-generating
device to your car and keep your lithium-ion battery from wearing
UB PhD student Misa Yasumiishi returned to her native Japan to
research the lingering effects of the Fukushima nuclear
President Satish K. Tripathi is among college and university
presidents signing a letter to President Trump asking him to
rectify or rescind his executive order.
Stella Ebner will conduct workshops and demonstrations, as well
as create a series of screen prints inspired by WNY imagery and
Currier and Ives.
Scientists, including UB biologist Victor Albert, say that for a
plant, the evolutionary pathway to acquiring a taste for meat may
With the funding, researchers will tackle four projects related
to energy, the environment and water sustainability.
The civil rights and civil liberties expert will lead a series
of discussions on racialized hierarchy in place and space during a
Six UB faculty members will make their best case for why their
field of study is the most crucial to society at the annual Life
You're less likely to impulse buy, according to results of a new
study from the School of Management.
A study of Buffalo police officers suggests that high-stress
situations can disturb officers' awakening cortisol pattern,
leaving them vulnerable to disease.
Pain is a widespread, legitimate problem that must be remembered
amid opioid concerns, UB researcher Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk says
Dozens of buccaneers armed with swords, tricorns
and eye-patches jammed Squire Hall with a single goal: to give
Buffalo children healthy smiles.
The “Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless” campaign
fails to offer adequate information on the risks of smokeless vs.
traditional cigarettes, UB's Lynn Kozlowski says.
The ErieHack competition and accelerator program aims to
generate creative solutions to Lake Erie’s biggest
The free Solidarity Party organized by UB's Gender
Institute aims to show the humanity, justice and unity of Western
The philanthropist's collection of archaeological and
ethnographic objects is on display in the "Cravens World" exhibit
in the UB Anderson Gallery.
In a Q&A with faculty, UB administrators said safety and
support are paramount for students who tell faculty they have been
Civil rights expert john a. powell told a packed house in Hayes
Hall that the most destructive issue in American society is
The provocative words and performances of the late music pioneer
Julius Eastman are on display in a new exhibit at the UB Music
A UB-led study also found that immigration actually appears to
be linked to reductions in some types of crimes.
An authoritarian leadership style does not work well in complex,
dynamic environments, UB leadership expert Paul Tesluk says.
UB is the first testing ground for Bestest, which allows users
to instantly poll any of their contacts, or even larger groups.
Economics prof Zhiqiang Liu will lead the entity that supports
education and research about Chinese language and culture.
R. Lorraine Collins was a member of National Academies panel
that produced a landmark report on the health effects of
UB engineers have found that one compressed stent sometimes is
more effective than two overlapping stents when treating brain
Fenice Boyd has received the Albert J. Kingston Award from the
Literacy Research Association for her service to the group.
The WNY Medical Scholarship awarded to UB med student Dean Salem
is the first of three to be funded by Catholic Health.
Training can effectively build awareness of cultural
differences, but results vary based on content and length of
initiatives, a UB study has found.
Although it'll be spring break, it won't be quiet on the North
Campus when more than 1,000 high school students arrive for Science
UClub2.0 is hosting an event for faculty, staff and their
families featuring the popular video game.
A UB-led research team is creating software to
“clean” large datasets, making it easier for scientists
and the public to use big data.
Five faculty members argued for why their chosen field is vital
to the post-apocalyptic world at the Life Raft Debate.
The former U.S. attorney general told a UB audience on Thursday
not to underestimate the power of protest.
UB's Regional Institute spent nine months compiling all the
research and data for the Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment
James Kosnik to “reconnect” with
UB's “glorious” tradition 50 years later at
Distinguished Alumni Concert.
The new 3MT PhD pitch competition seeks to help researchers
communicate their work to others.
The Falcon 9 rocket that blasted into space Sunday contains
cargo that includes 20 potatoes that eventually will make their
home at UB.
UB students helped to create high-tech costumes for the Zodiaque
Dance Company's 43rd spring concert.
Scholars on the Road lecturer David Castillo says understanding
media culture is needed to combat “truthiness” and
Former NBA player Lindsey Hunter brings a strong work ethic and
love for the game to his job as assistant men's basketball
Lisa Benincosa, a vice president with Roche Pharmaceutical
Research and Early Development will deliver the annual lecture on
National experts will discuss such topics as alcohol and
suicide, the neuroscience behind addiction, and opioid addiction
MBA student Anthony Falvo led a workshop on campus last weekend
to encourage Buffalo high school students on their leadership
UB faculty member Robert S. Miletich predicts that nuclear
imaging can transform the field of neuroscience as it did
The renowned ensemble will perform the third of six concerts in
this season's Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle.
Public school students met with the former U.S. attorney general
during his recent visit to UB.
A UB-led study suggests that musical scales may have developed
to accommodate vocal limitations.
Results of a UB study on young adult relationships counter the
claim that gender equality has been reached.
A study by a UB anthropologist suggests that ancient humans
arrived in South America in multiple waves.
Inspired by bird and insect behavior, a UB engineer has created
software designed to enable teams of common UAVs to work
Eight of the companies are 2016 winners of 43North.
The lecture will focus on the role that diet and nutrition play
in age-related eye diseases.
Father and son team are building liquid metal 3-D printer for
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Medical News Today reports on a study led by UB
researcher Zhen Yan, who has shown that an approved
anticancer drug can significantly restore the social deficits
associated with autism spectrum disorder in mice.
The Washington Post quotes Charles Ewing,
professor of law, who questioned a Pennsylvania lawmaker's plan for
legislation that would fine parents up to $750 if their child is a
The Oregonian reports on research by Shira
Gabriel, associate professor of psychology, that showed the
role that Donald Trump’s reality shows played in his election