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9/1/17

“What’s for dinner?” Imagine having to answer that question for 20,000 hungry young adults. But it's all in a day's work for Campus Dining & Shops.

9/6/17

The School of Management’s MBA Advantage program leads students beyond their familiar territory.

9/1/17

UB group brings second Tunnel to Towers 5K event to Buffalo.

9/5/17

UB's Jessica Su found that while these children may experience depressive symptoms in early adulthood, there's no causal link.

9/1/17

Filmmaker Rima Yamazaki will produce a new documentary on Buffalo architecture as part of her Creative Arts Initiative residency.

9/5/17

The grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund interdisciplinary training in cancer epidemiology for PhD students.

9/8/17

The environmentalist, who is a leading voice on the global threat of climate change, will be the keynote speaker for the Buffalo Humanities Festival.

9/6/17

The drugs are building up in the brains of fish common to the Great Lakes region, threatening aquatic life, scientists say.

9/1/17

Students “drove” the Allstate vehicle while engaging in distracting activities in a bid to gain awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

9/12/17

With the new home of the UB medical school set to open this fall, Dean Michael Cain talks about the move and his goals for the school in the coming years.

9/12/17

While the spotlight has been on construction of the new medical school building, the plan to revitalize UB's historic campus is moving ahead.

9/6/17

A weeklong mission to a refugee camp in Greece was a transforming experience for some UB dental and nursing students, and faculty.

9/7/17

UB's Kerry Traynor joins other architecture professors in naming the one American building or structure they wish had been preserved.

9/11/17

With faculty and staff preparing to move in later this fall, crews are focused on the final stretch of work on the new home of UB's medical school.

9/7/17

A UB-led project will use texted data from citizen scientists to create weekly forecasts of fishing, flood and other stream condition.

9/8/17

Ten UB engineering students took a long drive to New Mexico this summer, with a rocket called Volans Tauri in tow.

9/6/17

UB's president co-signs a letter from the AAU in support of the program.

9/7/17

UB is taking measures to ensure that appropriate financial controls are in place across the university.

9/11/17

A UB team is developing technology using implantable sensors, wearable devices and software to better identify and monitor illnesses such as lung cancer.

9/14/17

Nebraska professor Susan Swearer will talk about “hackathons” as a powerful tool to combat bullying and online harassment.

9/13/17

Sentient Science can look into the future to forecast when a specific component on a wind turbine will fail.

9/12/17

Mathematicians from across the Northeast are expected at UB this weekend for a meeting of the American Mathematical Society.  

9/12/17

The three projects will tackle extreme weather, air pollution and autism spectrum disorder, and sustainable energy.

9/14/17

The annual Sustainable Living Fair aims to help UB employees reduce their environmental footprint.

9/12/17

The renowned toxicologist will discuss the impacts of global environmental health and what they mean for local families and communities.

9/12/17

UB has achieved an all-time high ranking among the nation’s best public and national universities, according to U.S. News and World Report.

9/12/17

The goal of the event, hosted by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, is to inspire students to start a business.

9/14/17

The Girls Education Collaborative urges Buffalonians to join DSS speaker Malala Yousafzai in the campaign to educate girls worldwide.

9/14/17

UB's Daniel Hess says advanced planning for extreme events allows hospital staff to focus on what they do best — compassionate patient care.

9/15/17

Type 1 patients treated with dapagliflozin showed a significant decline in their blood sugars, according to results of a new UB study.

9/18/17

The Gender Institute's “She Persists” symposium will look at Buffalo's women innovators, past and present.

9/15/17

“Gut Flora,” a new public art installation, has taken up permanent residence in the Metro Rail station inside the new medical school building.

9/15/17

How stable is the Greenland Ice Sheet? Researchers addressed that question at a workshop run by UB geologist Jason Briner.

9/14/17

President Satish K. Tripathi takes steps to ensure financial mismanagement never happens again.

9/15/17

A general contractor and architect have been selected for the 92,000-square-foot indoor practice facility.

9/18/17

The Buffalo Tanzania Education Project supports social change in the African country.

9/19/17

Members of the Communities of Excellence gathered to review the impact they have had on education, scholarship and outreach.

9/19/17

Brenda Moore will lead a panel on the racial- and gender-based health disparities in veterans.

9/19/17

Organizers of this year's Homecoming and Family Weekend promises the event will be bigger and better than ever.

9/20/17

Color is a central tool for describing the world around us, for artists and scientists alike.

9/20/17

UB staffer Leonard Binns is the embodiment of the proud father, with three sons starting medical and dental school at UB this semester.

 

9/20/17

Arun Vishwanath says many of the decisions Apple has made over the years regarding its iPhones have been driven by design, not security.

9/21/17

A grant to UB and the University of West Georgia will fund research to find new ways to support STEM by upgrading rural libraries.

9/21/17

A newly formulated set of equations provides the framework for describing a special kind of ripple called an undular bore.

9/22/17

Two engineering students design an accessible tricycle that helps a former UB staff member return to a favorite pastime.

9/20/17

A PSS-sponsored panel addressed the divisive issues surrounding inclusion and free speech that have exploded on campuses across the nation.

9/21/17

Pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking, a new RIA study has found.

9/20/17

A new recruitment approach and brand and identity strategy are fueling an increase in applications.

9/22/17

A new book co-edited by UB's Mulchand Patel discusses how the path to obesity may start before and just after birth.

9/25/17

The honors recognize the longtime UB faculty member's pioneering work in nanotechnology and photonics.

9/21/17

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai tells a sold-out UB audience not to underestimate “the power you have in your voice.”

9/22/17

Molly Anderson, executive director of CLOE, talks about the center's mission and why it co-sponsored Malala Yousafzai's lecture at UB.

9/22/17

UB engineers say early images of collapsed buildings in Mexico City do not mean that engineering failed across the region.

9/25/17

The student-led project that placed second in the 2015 Solar Decathlon is being temporarily housed on the South Campus.

9/25/17

A new study finds that significantly marking down prices brings more people into stores, and increases profits and sales.

9/26/17

Reclaiming Our Ancestors II is the successor to the groundbreaking 2015 event that was the largest single gathering of descendants of authors of slave narratives.

9/26/17

Renowned alumni from around the world are expected to attend a four-day event celebrating UB's achievements in the field.

9/25/17

The School of Social Work is part of a SUNY-wide effort to create a sustainable village and learning community in Arcahaie, Haiti.

9/27/17

Aggressive conservation helped the Silicon Valley's aquifer rebound quickly after one of the worst droughts in state history, researchers find.

9/27/17

A new non-contact, remote biometric tool could be the next advance in computer security.

9/28/17

A new study is the first to find that cell volume can influence if stem cells become pre-bone cells or pre-fat cells.

9/29/17

UB's RIA and medical school will lead an effort to train professionals in medication-assisted treatment of opioid addiction.

9/26/17

The UB Council received a report on the financial controls that have been put in place after fraud was uncovered at the university.

9/28/17

Campus liaisons and administrators heard how UB employees make an impact on Western New York through their generosity.

9/28/17

A UB ecologist is developing a new mapping tool that could help us understand how global warming will impact plant and animal populations.

9/29/17

The film and culture of the island nation will be the theme of this year's riverrun Global Film Festival.

9/29/17

CDS aims to help the UB community eat healthier by lowering the amount of sodium in food sold on campus.