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7/3/17

A graphene aerogel developed by UB engineer Chi Zhou and colleagues has earned a citation as the world’s lightest 3-D printed structure in the 2018 Guinness World Records.

7/3/17

UB’s free outdoor performance series is back for an 11th season of music and activities celebrating summer in the South Campus neighborhood.

7/7/17

Kathryn Kendall trekked to Iceland for her latest contest in the ancient Celtic sport that involves heaving an assortment of heavy items in a test of agility and strength.

7/5/17

Whether you drive, ride public transit, bike or walk, chances are you encounter transportation problems. UB is using technology to help solve those problems.

7/5/17

START-UP NY participant FiduciaSolutions has designed a fraud-defense system that has been embraced by United Way Worldwide.

7/6/17

The former director of the Gender Institute joins David Castillo in leading the center that supports and promotes the humanities in WNY.

7/7/17

Architecture students played a lead role in the design and installation of the “Wright’s Larkin” exhibition currently on view in Hayes Hall.

7/10/17

A new device developed by UB engineer Qiaoqiang Gan and colleagues could improve solar panels, cameras, data-sharing and more.

7/11/17

A colorful set of wooden cubes and cases has made the atrium gallery a dynamic space for public events, exhibitions and even play.

7/10/17

UB archaeologist David Witt and UAlbany colleague Kristy Primeau have developed a tool that turns ancient spaces into human places.

7/10/17

Funding from SUNY's Technology Accelerator Fund will help the pharmacy professor bring his reverse vaccination technology to market.

7/11/17

Ciaran Williams will continue his theoretical work for the Large Hadron Collider and start a science club for Native American students.

7/12/17

RIA neuroscientists are investigating why fetuses exposed to alcohol in the womb face an increased risk for drug addiction later in life.

7/12/17

Anne Curtis and Michael Cain will lecture at the 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease.

7/13/17

UB Nursing will use the funding to increase access to mental health care and substance abuse treatment in American Indian communities.

7/13/17

Gregory Wilding will lead the department as it launches a new undergraduate program in statistics.

7/13/17

Engineering prof Sara Behdad says repairing and reusing broken devices can yield benefits — including profits — for manufacturers.

7/14/17

Cyro Baptista will offer workshops and a free concert featuring a public art installation that functions as a musical instrument.

7/14/17

Seven UB students committed to social change are traveling to the African country as part of an experiential learning course.

7/17/17

UB engineer Tevfik Kosar has received an NSF grant to boost data-sharing speeds within existing computing infrastructure.

7/17/17

The Office of Shared Governance is leading the charge to make UB a truly smoke-free campus.

7/17/17

A trip to Costa Rica inspires participants in UB's new Study Abroad Incubator.

7/18/17

Rock bands join the traditional country lineup at this year's Tailgate Concert Series before UB home football games.

7/14/17

Local, state and federal emergency responders will assist in the full-scale exercise on July 19.

7/18/17

The English professor will head UB's center focused on advancing women’s and LGBTQ leadership, vision and influence.

7/19/17

UB research finds engaging and informative placemats help kids choose healthier foods when dining in restaurants.

7/19/17

In honor of the Gaelic Games, the UB Libraries is showcasing some of its famed James Joyce Collection at the downtown Buffalo library.

7/20/17

The mammalian diving reflex was the idea behind the technique that raises blood pressure in a simulation of blood loss in trauma victims.

7/21/17

UB physicians have published a study that challenges a surgical practice used for decades during arthroscopic knee surgery.

7/20/17

Research finds osteoporosis treatment lowers the risk of severe periodontitis by nearly 50 percent in postmenopausal women

7/21/17

Frank Scannapieco and Peter Bradford have been recognized in the fields of dental research and pharmacology.

7/18/17

UB's Distinguished Speakers Series is back for its 31th season with a lineup that includes a Nobel Prize winner, presidential adviser and award-winning actor.

7/24/17

Organizers promise Philosophy's annual conference on bioethics and the philosophy of medicine won't be “a dry philosophical debate.”

7/25/17

Biomedical engineering students Mary Canty and Colin Myers received awards at InfoTech WNY's recent BETAS event.

7/20/17

UB coordinated with other emergency teams to respond effectively to a crisis scenario during an emergency drill.

7/20/17

The UB math students edged out the competition by six seconds to earn a place in the final night of competition in the NBC TV show.

7/24/17

A book by emeritus prof Alan Lockwood warns that rising global temperatures can cause social unrest and create barriers to economic mobility.

7/25/17

The honor from the Federal University of Pernambuco stems from a 19-year partnership with the Brazilian university.

7/24/17

The evolutionary history of a salivary protein may point to interbreeding between humans and an enigmatic ancient relative.

7/26/17

The high quality of UB students led Karyn Tareen to relocate her GIS company from Florida to the UB Technology Incubator.

7/26/17

Every mother’s fear — a wandering child — is the subject of this summer’s edition of the Screen Projects public art video initiative.

7/25/17

History professor Dalia Muller has been named director of the Honors College and associate dean of undergraduate education.

7/25/17

The UB team defied the odds and came out of the experience with some strong bonds.

7/27/17

UB engineer Souma Chowdhury is working to adapt teams of drones to assist in emergency response and disaster relief.

7/27/17

Nineteen K-12 teachers can now more effectively teach about China after spending a week immersed in the Asian country.

7/28/17

UB’s award-winning solar home is being reconstructed on the South Campus.

7/31/17

UB's global scholars are vivid examples of the transforming powers of prestigious awards like the Fulbright, Boren or Marshall.

7/28/17

The new law school program will prepare the next generation of leaders in environmental scholarship, research and public policy.

7/28/17

The university's status as an academic leader in geographic information science helped attract the scientific conference.

7/31/17

Coolture, a company assisted by UB research, seeks to expand beyond the medical device market.

7/31/17

Kim Beck’s “There Here” skywriting project was commissioned as part of the UB Art Galleries' upcoming "Wanderlust" exhibition.