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8/2/17

Leni Riefenstahl's infamous film “Triumph of the Will” will be screened this fall as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars.

8/1/17

A UB-led study is the first to report an association between periodontal disease and gallbladder cancer risk in women or men.

8/1/17

Architecture professor Korydon Smith says health care reform and America's aging infrastructure should be part of the same debate.

8/2/17

A new optical device developed by a UB-led research team could help detect drugs, bomb-making chemicals and more.

8/3/17

Using self-distancing language in stressful situations can help us “see” ourselves through someone else’s eyes, according to new UB research.

8/3/17

Steven Roder, Michael Lesakowski and Peter Merlo helped raise $1.2 million for RPCI while breaking a Guinness record.

8/4/17

UB-affiliated Buffalo Manufacturing Works brings advanced manufacturing to large and small companies that want to embrace it.

8/7/17

The upcoming UB Art Galleries exhibition considers the themes of action and exploration outside of the studio.

8/4/17

The study of how Tonawanda Coke plant emissions may have affected nearby soil has begun with soil sampling.

8/9/17

An increasing number of faculty, staff and students are trekking to campus on two wheels instead of four.

8/8/17

High intensity interval training can reverse frailty in older populations, a UB preclinical study has found.

8/8/17

A $2.5 million federal grant will train a new cadre of research leaders skilled in analyzing and interpreting big health care data.

8/9/17

UB continues to improve its bicycling infrastructure by adding amenities for convenience and practicality.

8/9/17

UB research suggests providing a more complete account of severe events can motivate people to care more about what they’re seeing.

8/10/17

Architecture professor Nicholas Rajkovich says cities need more than air conditioning to get through heat waves.

8/10/17

UB's Umesh Sharma has received a $1M grant through an NIH program that supports clinical and translational researchers early in their careers.

8/11/17

Startup ClearView Social helps law firms and other companies share information with their online contacts.

8/14/17

Management professor Feng Gu argues that Generally Accepted Accounting Principles have lost their relevance.

8/11/17

The ACES summer camp teaches high school students about the range of jobs on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

8/14/17

The School of Law’s Civil Liberties and Transparency Clinic aims to obtain access to information and defend freedom of speech.

8/15/17

The white coat ceremony marked an institutional milestone, as well as a personal milestone for the new students.

8/16/17

University Police officers Dale Hohl and Kevin Will say UB benefits from their experience as first-responders with local fire companies.

8/15/17

UB's Social Impact Fellows are addressing the needs of foster youth and other critical issues.

8/15/17

Charlottesville “won’t be the last time we see something like this,” UB historian Carole Emberton says.

8/16/17

Americans are in for a rare treat, UB faculty say, as the “path of totality” of next week's solar eclipse makes landfall in the U.S. for the first time since 1979.

8/17/17

UB researchers have developed a method for determining how relevant findings from mouse models are to humans.

8/16/17

The School of Dental Medicine has been ranked 10th among U.S. schools and 11th among schools worldwide in the 2017 Shanghai Ranking.

8/18/17

The minimally invasive technique could lead to advances in mapping the brain and treating neurological disease.

8/18/17

The UB Libraries have acquired the Eugene Musial Buffalo Imprint Collection, which includes the first book printed in Buffalo in 1812.

8/17/17

UB volunteers once again played a huge role in the annual Day of Caring.

8/21/17

The funded projects are focused on improving our understanding of the human genome and microbiome.

8/22/17

Dori Sajdak is helping to create and manage the massive network for the SC supercomputing conference.

8/18/17

UB's Andrew Reynolds says even glancing at the sun poses a risk, so NASA-approved glasses are essential when viewing the eclipse.  

8/23/17

UB will greet incoming students with a variety of programs designed to get them off to a strong start when classes begin on Monday.

8/23/17

The award honors the UB chemistry professor's research on the ecological impact of emerging contaminants.

8/22/17

UB researchers use a novel combination of antibiotics to kill the first strain of highly resistant E. coli in the United States.

8/24/17

The award, to UB CAT, is a boost to startups and mid-to-late-stage companies.

8/22/17

Offices emptied and heads turned skyward yesterday as hundreds at UB gathered to watch the solar eclipse.

8/22/17

Several UB families journeyed long distances to see yesterday’s solar eclipse in the path of totality.

8/25/17

Matthew Xu-Friedman talks about how changes in auditory nerve synapses could have consequences for tinnitus and language processing.

8/29/17

UB has joined with Sigfox to bring to Buffalo a wireless network designed for the internet of things.

8/29/17

Postdoc Hailey Banack will use the prestigious Canadian award to study how obesity affects the health of older women.

8/31/17

The award to PI James N. Jarvis will be used to study how genes and the environment work to influence the immune dysfunction in juvenile arthritis.

8/28/17

The trip, led by the School of Management, spotlights how UB is helping to revitalize the Queen City.

8/28/17

The time caregivers spend helping a loved one can improve the caregiver’s sense of well-being, new UB research shows.

8/28/17

Ultrasounds can help spot TAVR patients at risk for future heart failure, UB research shows.

8/30/17

UB professor Jeff Good says the African country's many languages are endangered — and so are the ways that people use them.

8/30/17

A performance of the classic Morton Feldman piece by pianist Thomas Moore opens the Department of Music's 2017-18 concert season.

8/30/17

A free camp hosted by UB introduced Buffalo youth to educational and career opportunities in public health and health professions.

8/29/17

A partnership with The JPB Foundation aims to speed adoption of environmentally sustainable processes and procedures.

8/31/17

Funded by a $1.5M NIH grant, pharmacy professor Juliane Nguyen’s work has the potential to prevent metastasis in cancer patients.

8/31/17

UB's programs in civil engineering, library science and communication are among the top 50 worldwide, according to the 2017 Shanghai Ranking.

8/30/17

Students now can select the first and middle names that appear on class rosters and in the HUB.

8/31/17

Geographer Chris Renschler says the situation in Houston underscores the issues disaster managers will face in the years ahead.

8/31/17

When a disaster gets beyond a certain size, the response effort will take neighbor helping neighbor, UB professor Natalie Simpson says.