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10/2/17

UB has received a NSF grant to establish an I-Corps program to develop scientific and engineering discoveries into useful technologies.

10/2/17

A UB study will look at how misinformation spread on Twitter during Harvey and Irma to improve response to false rumors during emergencies.

10/3/17

UB has been named a Center of Academic Excellence by two federal agencies with an interest in building U.S. expertise in the field.

10/2/17

UB jumped 30 spots to tie for 117th overall among 1,000 ranked U.S. institutions in the latest rankings by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.

10/3/17

A lecture, concert and exhibit will spotlight the life and work of Belgian composer and one-time UB faculty member Henri Pousseur.

10/2/17

Oboist Megan Kyle and jazz heavyweights John Bacon, George Caldwell and Bobby Militello will take the stage in Baird Recital Hall.

10/3/17

Elevated bile acids in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease point to novel interventions, such as personalized probiotics.

10/4/17

The school has been ranked as one of the best in the U.S. based on the return on investment it provides MBA graduates.

10/4/17

The monumental work by the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen features two pianos, electronics, Morse code and percussion.

10/4/17

The UB Women in STEM Cooperative is working with colleagues at Cornell to present the monthly interactive series featuring national scholars.

10/6/17

UB staff member Jackie Hausler's eco-friendly philosophy is gaining traction across social media.

10/5/17

The UB-led study highlights the benefits of equipping first responders with a supply of the opioid overdose drug.

10/5/17

The social work professor will use the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to conduct a literature review on recurrent violent injury.

10/5/17

Engineering graduate Stephen Still's gift will fund an endowment to support the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics.

10/9/17

The winning entry in the UB architecture competition transforms the traditional receptacle into a vibrant display of color, texture and curiosity.

10/12/17

UB Engineering has completed the nation’s first comprehensive “specialization” on digital manufacturing for the Coursera online platform.

10/6/17

Focus groups on Oct. 11 will provide the UB community the chance to weigh in on the design of the cafe and the cuisine that will be offered.  

10/10/17

The nearly $2M HRSA grant to UB will support training for 22 students each year in rural and vulnerable communities.

10/9/17

International artists merge science and art to answer life questions during UB residencies.

10/6/17

Three of the 16 semifinalists that participated in the business plan competition Thursday have extensive ties to UB.

10/9/17

The ceremony and service will commemorate the lives of 372 people buried near the university’s South Campus.

10/9/17

Annual speech highlights UB's achievements, including a rise in rankings, the new medical school building and growing enrollment.

10/9/17

The 2006 graduate discussed his young and lauded career as a visual storyteller with UB faculty, staff and students.

10/11/17

A new UB study interviewed first responders for insight into how advance care planning can help people with intellectual disabilities.

10/11/17

A major gift from alumnus Anthony J. Colucci Jr. has been used to renovate the office suite of the Buffalo Law Review.

10/11/17

Juilliard415, the school’s top period-instrument ensemble, will perform a concert of 18th-century French chamber music.

10/13/17

UB's IDeA Center is working with the NFTA to make public transportation more accessible.

10/12/17

UB engineering grads launch Mogabi to offer a new engagement tool to mid-sized businesses.

10/13/17

UB surgeons say evidence alone should determine whether surgeons hold onto their caps.

10/12/17

UB senior Patricia Lorquet reflects on her participation this summer in the 4,000-mile 4K for Cancer run.

10/13/17

The British composer will receive a SUNY honorary degree and attend a concert in his honor during a visit to UB.

10/12/17

Nearly 1,300 members of the UB community offered suggestions for the design of the global market café and the food to be offered.  

10/16/17

New scientific findings show For Robin's cancer-fighting antibody is effective against human tumors.

10/16/17

UB professor and conference organizer Jonathan Katz says the time is right to celebrate Buffalo’s place in arts and crafts history.

10/13/17

UB’s IDeA Center has received $600,000 in funding to test two new types of systems for public transit riders.

10/16/17

The nursing researcher's work in mental health and addictions honors Patricia Garman's career as a psychiatric nurse.

10/17/17

UB will recognize outstanding performance by faculty and staff in 2017 at the annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Excellence.

10/17/17

The $450,000 grant to UB engineer Jun Xia will help improve imaging for women with dense breast tissue.

10/17/17

UB researchers served as guest editors of a themed issue of Built Environment that focuses on equity in food systems planning.

10/18/17

NASA scientist Kristin Poinar, whose study on the Greenland Ice Sheet made headlines early in 2017, joins the geology faculty in January.

10/18/17

UB sociologist Mark Gottdiener examines Stephen Paddock's mass killing spree through the lens of the city's excessive indulgence.

10/18/17

The university is one of five recipients of a Prevention Excellence Award from the Campus Prevention Network.

10/19/17

The searchable tool allows governing bodies around the globe to see what others have already done.

10/20/17

UB engineer Kemper Lewis says major public and private investment is needed so the U.S. is not left behind.

10/19/17

Participants in the latest Difficult Conversation are told that free speech issues in sports increasingly reflect those in the greater society.

10/20/17

Animated films provide opportunities for parents to discuss end-of-life issues with their children, according to new UB research.

10/23/17

An RIA study found that having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teen children.

10/19/17

Bush White House CIO Theresa Payton talked about the state of cybersecurity and offered tips on keeping data safe during a DSS lecture at UB.

10/20/17

UB chemist’s crystal-growing contest gives kids nationwide a chance to shine.

10/23/17

UB's Carol Berman says Cayo Santiago, hit hard by Hurricane Maria, has enriched our understanding of what it is to be human.

10/24/17

The projects include introducing genetics to high schoolers, strengthening the STEM workforce and tailoring breast cancer info to African-American women.

10/23/17

The new vaccine under development provides the “most comprehensive coverage” to date, a UB study finds.

10/24/17

The iconic ensemble returns to WNY for a special residency with the Williamsville schools that concludes with a concert at UB.

10/25/17

Why do we love having the stuffing scared out of us? Let us count the ways.

10/24/17

UB will survey its doctoral students and alumni to learn about their career aspirations and employment as part of a national project.

10/25/17

UB engineer Edward Furlani is working with two WNY companies on a light-based disinfection system for mobile devices.

10/24/17

Finnegans Waves features a reading of the legendary Joyce work, as well as other Joyce-themed activities.

10/25/17

UB's vice president for communications has been named the American Marketing Association's Higher Education Marketer of the Year.

10/26/17

The region, where humans leaving Africa may have first met Neanderthals, holds a unique spot in human evolution, UB scientists say.

10/27/17

The renowned ensemble also will conduct a master class for graduate composers during its visit to UB.

10/25/17

Kids in costume and their families are invited to attend a UB-sponsored, Halloween-themed party to learn about medical research.

10/26/17

The designation by the American Academy of Nursing honors the UB prof's contributions to policy, practice and education.

10/30/17

Amid a shortage of child psychiatrists, the innovative program developed by UB's David Kaye has helped more than 7,000 New York children and adolescents.

10/26/17

President Satish K. Tripathi and SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson joined lawmakers and other academic leaders to urge passage of the bipartisan Dream Act.

10/27/17

UB's strategic diversity and inclusion plan works to integrate inclusive excellence into all aspects of university operations.

10/30/17

For MDI Chair Krishna Rajan, diversity means bringing people together from different backgrounds to enrich the community as a whole. 

10/27/17

UB faculty and staff were in the spotlight at the annual ceremony recognizing achievement in research, teaching and service.

10/30/17

The Science & Art Cabaret will tackle Joyce's legendary work of fiction through music, a talk on AI and more.

10/31/17

James Gardner says dysfunction and corruption make a state constitutional convention imperative.

10/31/17

Robert Jacobi has won the John T. Galey Memorial Award from the Eastern Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.