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COVID-19: UB Planning and Response • Updated 7/24/2020
A UB study found repeated exposure to a variety of healthy foods in utero, infancy and early childhood can boost healthy eating.
A UB study found that differences in perception were a factor in family planning decisions of Somali Bantu refugee women.
From developing a pneumonia vaccine to desalinating water with the sun, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.
UB staffer Melanie Bunch is continuing her late cousin's legacy by encouraging kids to read every day.
A workshop co-organized by UB brought academia and industry to Buffalo to prototype environmentally responsive façades.
Scientists from UB and Cal State Northridge found coral reefs off St. John suffered severe damage from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The annual gravesite ceremony celebrates the birthday of UB's first chancellor and the 13th U.S. president.
UB researchers have found that in many cases of large vessel occlusion, the use of a stent retriever may not always be necessary.
The UB faculty member is a leading authority on the study of light, including its uses in medicine.
President Satish K. Tripathi also supports the governor’s call for passage of the New York State DREAM Act.
UB received a shoutout in the State of the State address for the key role it is playing in the advancement of autonomous vehicles.
UB’s Department of Library and Information Studies is shifting the focus from managing books to managing information.
The annual ceremony honoring UB's first chancellor took a different tack, focusing on aspects of his legacy that “we’re less proud of.”
Faculty and IT staff are working together to help faculty improve their use of technology.
On the first day of classes in the new home of the Jacobs School, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul had a message for medical students.
The ongoing University Facilities project aims to make the roadway that loops around the academic spine more pedestrian-friendly.
UB researchers have identified a new chemical pathway that helps the brain detect sweet, savory and bitter flavors.
The UB librarian is the first from SUNY to take part in the highly competitive executive training program.
The two UB programs again were included in U.S. News’ annual ranking of the best online programs.
The switch in Christchurch, New Zealand, may help minimize damage to buildings and enhance the city’s resilience in future quakes.
UB chemist Jason Benedict shares his insights on these winter wonders.
“Light, Line, Color and Space” celebrates work from the UB Art Galleries’ permanent collection.
RIA scientist Clara Bradizza will serve a two-year term on the Interventions to Prevent and Treat Addictions Study Section.
The UB startup will use the $1.5M in Phase II STTR funding to advance technology to test how new drugs affect the heart’s electrical activity.
Faculty members Paul Gollnick and Sargur Srihari are the recipients of the 2017-18 Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award.
The innovative theater group will present free performances of the highly praised work as part of its CAI residency at UB.
The former Surrogate's Court judge and UB faculty member will receive the law school's highest honor.
UB faculty member Ann Bisantz says the false missile alert in Hawaii was the result of a poorly designed alert system, not employee negligence.
The Golden Globe winner joins such classic films as “Casablanca” and “High Noon” for the spring edition of the Buffalo Film Seminars.
The UB Art Galleries and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery are co-presenting the work of the pioneering artist and UB faculty member.
Work by UB geologist Elizabeth Thomas will lay the foundation for understanding how lake effect snowfall could change in a warming world.
UB-led research found the way mental health is assessed in the juvenile justice system misses many problems, especially in youth on probation.
UB's police chief is retiring on Jan. 25 after a 39-year career in law enforcement — the last 12 years of which were spent at UB.
E. Han Kim's gift will fund stipends, scholarships and financial offers to attact and help develop finance faculty and doctoral students.
Attendees at this year's Give Kids A Smile Day will have access to free services focusing on whole body wellness along with dental care.
The UB community gathered to honor the people who helped raise more than $830,000 for the annual employees campaign.
UB's vice provost for inclusive excellence will become senior vice chancellor and chief of staff to Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson.
Twice as many patients survive, thanks to a new protocol implemented by UB physicians and American Medical Response.
As the new director of the Honors College, historian Dalia Muller aims to build on the college's commitment to civic engagement and experiential learning.
Two new books by RIA researchers will provide resources to help people with alcohol use disorder manage their negative emotions and alcohol cravings.
UB faculty will be in the spotlight next month as the Department of Music presents a variety of faculty recitals.
Information from these reports benefits insiders — banks, analysts and firms — according to UB-led research.
The COMPASS trial provides more evidence that aspiration-based thrombectomy is a safe and effective alternative for patients with acute ischemic stroke.
A UB-led advancement in ‘microchip plumbing’ could aid developing countries, soldiers and chronic disease sufferers.
GSE researchers say infants’ ability to recognize and prefer certain music may help further understanding of other types of learning.
Research by UB scientists suggests these specialized cells help rewire the addicted brain.
The investigator of myths and mysteries, frauds, forgeries and hoaxes will speak at the Science & Art Cabaret on Feb. 7.
Participants spent a week gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the region.
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A story in the Christian Science Monitor interviewed Victoria Wolcott about young women of color taking the reins of grassroots protests against racism and for an end to police violence.
NPR interviews Katarzyna Kordas, about a new UNICEF and Pure Earth report showing that about one in three children globally have been exposed to lead at levels shown to damage their health and cognitive development.
NBC News published an opinion article authored by Henry Louis Tayler about how the combination of Breonna Taylor’s death and racist police actions underlines the danger of gentrification.