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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.
UB’s free outdoor performance series is back for an 11th
season of music and activities celebrating summer in the South
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.
Whether you drive, ride public transit, bike or walk, chances
are you encounter transportation problems. UB is using technology
to help solve those problems.
START-UP NY participant FiduciaSolutions has designed a
fraud-defense system that has been embraced by United Way
The former director of the Gender Institute joins David Castillo
in leading the center that supports and promotes the
humanities in WNY.
Architecture students played a lead role in the design and
installation of the “Wright’s Larkin” exhibition
currently on view in Hayes Hall.
A new device developed by UB engineer Qiaoqiang Gan and
colleagues could improve solar panels, cameras, data-sharing and
A colorful set of wooden cubes and cases has made the atrium
gallery a dynamic space for public events, exhibitions and even
UB archaeologist David Witt and UAlbany colleague Kristy Primeau
have developed a tool that turns ancient spaces into human
Funding from SUNY's Technology Accelerator Fund will help the
pharmacy professor bring his “reverse
vaccination” technology to market.
Ciaran Williams will continue his theoretical work for the Large
Hadron Collider and start a science club for Native American
RIA neuroscientists are investigating why fetuses exposed to
alcohol in the womb face an increased risk for drug addiction later
Anne Curtis and Michael Cain will lecture at the 22nd World
Congress on Heart Disease.
UB Nursing will use the funding to increase access to mental
health care and substance abuse treatment in American Indian
Gregory Wilding will lead the department as it launches a new
undergraduate program in statistics.
Engineering prof Sara Behdad says repairing and reusing broken
devices can yield benefits — including profits — for
Cyro Baptista will offer workshops and a free concert featuring
a public art installation that functions as a musical
Seven UB students committed to social change are traveling to
the African country as part of an experiential learning
UB engineer Tevfik Kosar has received an NSF grant to boost
data-sharing speeds within existing computing infrastructure.
The Office of Shared Governance is leading the charge to make UB
a truly smoke-free campus.
A trip to Costa Rica inspires participants in UB's new Study
Rock bands join the traditional country lineup at this year's
Tailgate Concert Series before UB home football games.
Local, state and federal emergency responders will assist in the
full-scale exercise on July 19.
The English professor will head UB's center focused on advancing
women’s and LGBTQ leadership, vision and influence.
UB research finds engaging and informative placemats help kids
choose healthier foods when dining in restaurants.
In honor of the Gaelic Games, the UB Libraries is showcasing
some of its famed James Joyce Collection at the downtown Buffalo
The mammalian diving reflex was the idea behind the technique
that raises blood pressure in a simulation of blood loss in trauma
UB physicians have published a study that challenges a surgical
practice used for decades during arthroscopic knee surgery.
Research finds osteoporosis treatment lowers the risk of severe
periodontitis by nearly 50 percent in postmenopausal women
Frank Scannapieco and Peter Bradford have been recognized in the
fields of dental research and pharmacology.
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.
Organizers promise Philosophy's annual conference on bioethics
and the philosophy of medicine won't be “a dry philosophical
Biomedical engineering students Mary Canty and Colin Myers
received awards at InfoTech WNY's recent BETAS event.
UB coordinated with other emergency teams to respond effectively
to a crisis scenario during an emergency drill.
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
A book by emeritus prof Alan Lockwood warns that rising global
temperatures can cause social unrest and create barriers to
The honor from the Federal University of Pernambuco stems from a
19-year partnership with the Brazilian university.
The evolutionary history of a salivary protein may point to
interbreeding between humans and an enigmatic ancient relative.
The high quality of UB students led Karyn Tareen to relocate her
GIS company from Florida to the UB Technology Incubator.
Every mother’s fear — a wandering child — is
the subject of this summer’s edition of the Screen Projects
public art video initiative.
History professor Dalia Muller has been named director of the
Honors College and associate dean of undergraduate education.
The UB team defied the odds and came out of the experience with
some strong bonds.
UB engineer Souma Chowdhury is working to adapt teams of drones
to assist in emergency response and disaster relief.
Nineteen K-12 teachers can now more effectively teach about
China after spending a week immersed in the Asian country.
UB’s award-winning solar home is being reconstructed on
the South Campus.
UB's global scholars are vivid examples of the transforming
powers of prestigious awards like the Fulbright, Boren or
The new law school program will prepare the next generation of
leaders in environmental scholarship, research and public
The university's status as an academic leader in geographic
information science helped attract the scientific conference.
Coolture, a company assisted by UB research, seeks to expand
beyond the medical device market.
Kim Beck’s “There Here” skywriting project was
commissioned as part of the UB Art Galleries' upcoming "Wanderlust"
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An article in the Buffalo News titled "Doctor
Reinforcements" provides an in-depth look at how UB's medical
residents and fellows boost health care in Western New York.
An article in the Buffalo News covered the
visit to UB of a top leader of the nation's largest health