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Lt. Gov. Kathy C. Hochul will be the keynote speaker at the School of Law’s 128th commencement ceremony.
Selective exposure to political ideas increases political polarization, UB communication prof Ivan Dylko says.
People who link their self-worth to financial success are more vulnerable to negative psychological consequences, a UB study has found.
Iman Borazjani will study self-organizing systems in aquatic environments at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria.
A program related to the book “The Boys in the Boat” ties in with “One Community, One Book” taking place this month.
At Thursday's meeting of the Professional Staff Senate, UB's president talked about the free tuition plan and the medical school's move downtown.
UB is using border collies to handle the North Campus “nuisance geese” problem in a humane, non-lethal way.
Some $100,000 in prizes will be awarded at the tech-based contest that aims to find solutions to issues affecting the future of Lake Erie.
Juliet Fraser, principal soprano of the acclaimed EXAUDI ensemble, will present “Three Voices” by the late UB composer Morton Feldman.
The innovative graduate law program, the first of its kind in the U.S., recognizes the global nature of legal practice.
Brandon Stanton talked about how people share intimate details of their lives for his wildly popular blog.
The UB community can help plant an urban orchard by taking part in the public art project commissioned by the UB Art Galleries.
UB researchers have reproduced brain oscillations that characterize the disease, a breakthrough that could speed development of new treatments.
The breakthrough by UB physicists involves controlling energy levels between electron valleys in 2-D semiconductors.
Ad creep might be an inevitable part of modern life. But there are dangers to this trend, as well as legal remedies, UB prof Mark Bartholomew says.
Splitting the CAS undergrad commencement into two ceremonies makes the day more celebratory for the graduates and their families.
Job seekers who stay in the search longer or see their peers getting hired are more likely to falsify their résumés, a UB study has found.
The video puts viewers at the threshold of being healthy and being ill.
The “Reflection Space” architecture project features 10 structures that give the gargantuan Silo City site a human scale.
Recipients of the Gender Institute's Undergraduate Scholarship have gone on to win Fulbright awards and work with international artists.
UB engineering student Abhinav Khare is presenting his idea at the prestigious SOLVE event at MIT.
A study by UB researcher Matthew Grizzard helps explain why we feel good about fictional characters who do bad things.
The UB study of “long-term nonprogressors” — those who survive without therapy — could lead to new meds for people with the virus.
Analyzing 80 genomes of the iconic tree uncovered genetic secrets that are of value to the wood and paper industries.
Many contributors to patient satisfaction are beyond the physician’s control, a UB study found.
The School of Nursing's partnership with Sisters Hospital turns to working nurses to provide students with clinical experience.
UB faculty members Jonathan Dewald, Chunming Qiao and John E. Tomaszewski have been appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors.
An idea for an underwater WiFi network to detect algae blooms earns the ExtremeComms Lab team of engineering students $15,000.
In his annual address to the voting faculty, UB's president talked about how UB is making liberal arts more relevant to students as enrollment shifts toward STEM.
The awards being presented at the annual ceremony honor alumni and friends of the university.
The idiom that suggests “walking a mile in their shoes” turns out to be problematic advice.
The UB Libraries' subscription to the Rock’s Backpages database offers UB users a pathway to when the music moved and mattered.
Students in an architecture studio develop design concepts for teller-less banks and libraries that nourish mind and body.
Construction of UB's new medical school building creates opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses.
Yu-Ping Chang and Sahn-Wook Huh have received the Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award from the Student Association.
Seven students received Fulbright awards and two won Boren Scholarships, another sign of UB's success in winning elite awards.
The student-run group is back to recycle items that get tossed in a dumpster at the end of the year.
New research on myelination by UB scientists reveals a pathway and a possible therapeutic option.
The School of Public Health and Health Professions’ 2017 Step Challenge was a rousing success, with 1,700 participants taking more than 300 million steps.
New research co-led by UB's Victor Albert highlights the genomic underpinnings that help make the carnivorous bladderwort a ferocious hunter.
An RIA study found adverse side effects for those taking the drug but not diagnosed with ADHD.
UB is adding undergrad programs in public health and statistics, and a BS/MS program in exercise science and athletic training for fall 2017.
Putting surgeons and researchers in the same facility is leading to world-class innovations.
The English Language Institute's victory comes after three straight second-place finishes in the International Institute's trivia fundraiser.
A UB PhD student is working on a new technology that would eliminate the need for batteries to power the units.
Political scientist Jacob Neiheisel talks about how impeachment works in the United States.
UB urban planner Robert Silverman has been elected chair of the Urban Affairs Association Governing Board.
For nursing assistant dean Margaret Moss, improving the lives of Native Americans in any way possible is "part of who I am."
Nancy Wells is stepping down as vice president of philanthropy and alumni engagement, effective July 1.
Events marking the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth begin in June and continue through October.
Success of the first four Levinas Philosophy Summer Seminars helped Department of Jewish Thought land $70,000 award.
Norwegian collaboration highlights this year's festival, slated for June 5-11 at various locations on the North Campus.
$875,861 study funded by the Naval Sea Systems Command will have applications for military and commercial diving.
Winners each receive a $6,000 prize, shared space at UB Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships and mentorship and other professional services.
Suzanne Rosenblith, associate dean at Clemson University, has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education.
Garfield Walker has overcome many obstacles in his life, including a "death sentence by his genes."
Antibiotic combinations prove effective against two of a sextet of superbugs that cause the majority of U.S. hospital infections.
SPHHP's Przybyla received two grants to examine barriers to usage of the HIV drug regimen and a less invasive way to measure adherence.
43North winner Efferent Labs developed an implantable device that scans cells with florescent light to detect changes.
Twenty-four of Buffalo's best and brightest companies will pitch their ideas at premier event for entrepreneurs.
Inaugural Erich Bloch Symposium in Materials Design and Innovation will bring slate of innovative speakers from around the country.
Mike Noe held roles in preventive medicine, epidemiology and public health during a long and remarkable career at the university.
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An article in Vice reports UB researcher Wenyao Xu has discovered how to track 3D-printed objects, including guns, using the unique “fingerprints” that 3D printers leave on the objects they produce.
WBFO reports on UB President Satish K. Tripathi's State of the University address, which noted extensive faculty research and record enrollments.
The New York Times interviews UB expert Kenneth Leonard, who said spirituality can help those trying to overcome addiction, but you “can’t just pray these problems away.”