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3/1/17

UB research could lead to treatments for pregnant mothers at risk for bearing children with the disease.

3/1/17

UB officials offer statement following the rollback of federal guidelines on transgender students’ rights.

3/1/17

Czarnecki joined the UB Council in 2004, and most recently served as vice chair.

3/2/17

Using a $500,000 grant, researchers will work teachers to improve how sexual abuse is recognized, reported and prevented.

3/1/17

The book was written by James Campbell, UB Distinguished Professor of Political Science.

3/2/17

Projects by Erkin Özay and Miguel Guitart received 2017 Architectural Education awards.

3/3/17

The program also includes the Secret Service, New York State Police and U.S. Attorney's Office.

3/3/17

The keynote speaker was Stefan Doyno, a UB alumnus and producer for ABC's “Nightline."

3/6/17

SPHHP's Markatou is key player in study assessing methadone pharmacokinetics as function of liver fibrosis.

3/2/17

Hundreds of BPS students will learn about personalized medicine at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus on Thursday.

3/3/17

The beginnings of operational excellence lie in 13 business process and systems improvements initiatives.

3/3/17

The visit by Robert Gallo coincided with UB joining the Global Virus Network, a prestigious international research community.

3/3/17

The videos, featuring faculty discussing their research in two minutes, roll out weekly.

3/3/17

NY's second highest ranking official encouraged students to continue breaking down barriers in male-dominated fields.

3/6/17

The artist will create a permanent mural on Buffalo's East Side as part of her Creative Arts Initiative residency.

3/7/17

Results suggest product satisfaction, perceived harm or danger, and product type all work together to promote use or avoidance.

3/7/17

UB scientist Katarzyna Kordas says more studies are needed to support dietary recommendations for children with elevated blood lead levels.  

3/7/17

A pilot program emphasizes the importance of digital media literacy to enhance the employment opportunities for UB students.

3/8/17

GSE professor Greg Fabiano's parenting workshops for ADHD kids focus on catching good behavior, rather than bad.

3/10/17

The nine semifinalists for the prestigious award are the largest number ever for the university.

3/9/17

interactiveX's Classavo technology platform helps profs convert their paper-based courses into online experiences.

3/13/17

Results of the UB-led study brings us closer to understanding which older adults with MS may be at higher risk of getting worse.

3/10/17

University of Michigan scholar Timothy McKay will address how students learn amid the flood of technology.

3/8/17

Speakers at UB's second annual Shared Governance Day stressed the importance of open communication in achieving larger goals.

3/9/17

The conference will address the legal challenges posed by climate change from both a Buffalo and global perspective.

3/13/17

ensemble mise-en, a rising contemporary classical music collective based in NYC, will perform a concert of works by emerging composers.

3/9/17

The UB dental school offered dental screenings to children and adults with special needs, an overlooked population in dental care.

3/13/17

UB will create and test workflow innovations using a standard vocabulary and set of categories to support digital manufacturing.

3/14/17

Epidemiologist Jo Freudenheim presented the paper at the American Society of Preventive Oncology Conference.

3/10/17

Buffalo eighth-graders gathered on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus for a program designed to encourage them to pursue careers in STEM fields.

3/15/17

UB faculty responses to the national COACHE survey will help advance initiatives to enhance diversity and inclusion on campus.

3/14/17

Not likely, according to a UB researcher who cites the shortcomings of studies that appear to link e-cigs to later smoking.

3/15/17

Since taking part in the inaugural SPHHP Step Challenge last year, UB staff member Michael May has lost more than 80 pounds.

3/15/17

Debra Thompson has been named associate executive director of the UB Educational Opportunity Center.

3/14/17

Several UB graduate and professional degree programs have been cited as among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.

3/16/17

The lecture by Jerome McGann, a founder of the field of digital humanities, honors the work of the longtime UB faculty member.

3/16/17

An assessment tool under development by a UB team could reduce chronic pain, prevent economic losses and improve surgical outcomes.

3/15/17

The UB Women’s Club Ice Hockey team overcomes the odds to compete in its national tournament this week.

3/16/17

Funding and tax incentives are extended to WIN's partner incubator companies until 2021.

3/17/17

The $75,000 gift will increase support by UB's Women in Science and Engineering program for women in STEM.

3/17/17

A UB study yields neural crest cells from adult skin cells, and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s and other brain illnesses.

3/17/17

Architecture professors Brian Carter and Annette LeCuyer have been honored by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

3/20/17

Refugees and immigrant families are welcome to attend the Naw Ruz celebration of food, dancing and music.

3/20/17

Foxtrot or tango? On the biological dance floor, careful choreography may decide how well a suitor is able to woo a partner.

3/20/17

A UB team is developing a tool that uses MP3 principles to alleviate the problem of multiple alarms blending together and failing to alert caregivers to emergencies.

3/17/17

Penn faculty member Peggy Compton will discuss opioid abuse in chronic pain patients at the UB Nursing lecture.

3/17/17

Talks on glacial ice and global warming at the 47th annual International Arctic Workshop are open to the public.

3/21/17

The renowned string quartet will perform UB composer David Felder's “Netivot” in a concert March 31 at UB.

3/21/17

A UB study aims to evaluate the role of pharmacists in patients' transition from hospital to home.

3/22/17

The UB Libraries presents an exhibit that explores the year that helped to define the university.

3/21/17

The annual event on the North Campus provides high-achieving high school students with a glimpse of a “big college” experience.

3/22/17

SUNY Distinguished Professor Marilyn E. Morris has been named chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

3/23/17

The UB-led study is based on the virtual actions of more than 80,000 players of the role-playing video game ArcheAge.

3/23/17

The keynote speaker at UB's annual conference will offer advice for women pursuing STEM careers.

3/24/17

More than $110,000 in funding will support pilot studies on a superbug, psoriasis and eczema, and three deadly fungi.

3/24/17

UB architect Jin Young Song’s Emboss Tower design was a finalist in an international competition focused on more sustainable skyscrapers.

3/23/17

The second phase of the Heart of the Campus project will consolidate essential student services in one convenient location.

3/27/17

More than 200 African studies specialists will visit UB for the annual meeting of the New York African Studies Association.

3/27/17

A UB researcher's streamlined analysis may provide additional tools to treat a variety of psychological disorders.

3/24/17

Practitioners from across UB shared expertise, untangled challenges and learned best practices during UB's inaugural conference.

3/27/17

CIRTL@UB aims to improve the teaching skills and increase the diversity of future university faculty in STEM fields.

3/28/17

The new HiTOP model addresses what the authors say are limitations to the traditional models like DSM-5.

3/28/17

The Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness' conference will focus on social innovation and entrepreneurship.

3/27/17

She is an expert in commercial law, insurance law, regulation of financial entities and legal ethics.

3/28/17

Illness and other unexpected events can lead to political polarization, pushing moderates toward extremism.

3/31/17

Study provides evidence that climate change can both stall and promote invasive species growth.

3/31/17

Faculty are encouraged to weigh in on UB practices, policies and working conditions by taking the COACHE survey.

3/29/17

Children with Type 2 diabetes tend to have poorer oral health than children who don't, study finds.

3/30/17

Researchers from UB’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction will take a closer look at gender in an after-school engineering club.

3/31/17

Grant will be used for materials science research that aims to make next generation vehicles carbon-neutral.

3/31/17

Refugee Health Summit and Global Innovation Challenge highlight offerings organized by two global-focused offices at UB.