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COVID-19: UB Planning and Response • Updated 7/24/2020
The April 6 research symposium will also include a screening of ‘Bending the Arc.’
UB researchers have found that taking the supplement can help patients boost their insulin secretion even after eating a high-fat, high-carbohydrate meal.
Constitutional law scholar Jack Balkin will discuss free speech in an era of economic and technological change.
Researchers will tackle climate change, chemical exposures among schoolchildren and developing more efficient semiconductors.
Women’s roles in advancing sustainability are the focus of the fourth annual Women in STEM Summit on April 18.
The free app, designed by a UB-led research team, was launched on World Autism Awareness Day.
The budget bill just signed into law will make it harder for restaurants to take workers' tips while reducing a form of inequality in the industry.
The funding will be used to increase access to care for low-income cancer patients and to improve the success of weight-loss surgery.
New UB-led research shows how paper-cutting can make ultra-strong, stretchable electronics.
The Canadian writer's talk will explore the contemporary relevance of an endangered medieval language’s political power.
Attendees at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Annual Forum received an update on recent accomplishments and future plans.
On the 50th anniversary of the civil rights leader's death, UB remains committed to inclusion and community development.
With UB RIS2E, pathologists, structural scientists and surgeons team up to enhance the way human structure is studied and taught.
To help fight tuberculosis and HIV, UB is teaming up with the University of the Western Cape and the University of Zimbabwe.
UB-led research could one day inform the design of new materials for protective gear, energy-harvesting devices and more.
An increase in the number of local clinical studies is giving WNY patients the benefits of cutting-edge treatments that have significantly improved their lives.
GSE student Chris Vasquez will sing the iconic song as part of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's upcoming celebration of Buffalo music.
The UB event will bring together engineers and philosophers to discuss the place for capability within the general framework of ontology.
A federally funded study led by UB researchers will look at whether mobile produce markets are helping people eat healthier.
The two-day summit will bring the campus community together to explore new ways to increase diversity, equity and inclusion at UB.
The conference will look at how big data and supercomputing have become essential to national security, medicine and other industries.
The School of Architecture and Planning program aims to develop prototypes for underserved areas in Buffalo that can be replicated across the U.S.
We can disagree with co-workers and argue about sports with friends. UB's Melanie Green talks about why politics seems to be an entirely different beast.
Two studies indicate public health officials may need to consider broadening their tobacco-prevention efforts beyond traditional cigarettes.
The pharmacology scholar has been recognized for an eminent career in pharmaceutical research, patient care and education.
Buffalo Automation, founded in 2015 by UB engineering students, has grown into one of the region’s most promising startups.
The fifth annual event focuses on understanding the many factors affecting health and well-being for refugee populations in Buffalo.
Emerge makes scientific topics more accessible to the average student.
A new book co-authored by UB sociologist Kevin Smiley puts cities into two distinct categories: market cities and people cities.
Events include an appearance by Ensemble Court-Circuit and an 80th birthday concert for composer Charles Wuorinen.
Melissa Beckman has been recognized for her role as residency program administrator for the Department of Surgery by the ACGME.
Two UB students take first place for developing a technology that integrates digital sound effects directly into guitars.
UB research raises new concerns about how agriculture may be contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistance worldwide.
A task force recommends enhancing ESL support to bring international students more fully into campus and classroom life.
Violist Leanne Darling's first faculty recital on April 20 will cover five continents and musical influences from numerous countries.
Fifteen students were recognized for academic excellence and accomplishments in such areas as leadership, athletics and community service.
Experts from Peking University and the European Union are among the presenters at the forum honoring the memory of Alison Des Forges.
Climate-change expert James Balog told a UB audience to “use your voice” to make a difference.
The faculty members were appointed to SUNY's highest faculty rank for their innovative research and teaching, and community service.
UB’s senior associate athletic director for sports administration works to ensure an inclusive environment in UB Athletics.
The Bruce Holm Memorial Catalyst Fund will support projects ranging from retrieving precious metals used in manufacturing to improving MRIs.
The UB urban planner received the Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award for scholarship that makes an impact.
The annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence casts the spotlight on outstanding UB students.
Literacy training experience brings UB students into the multicultural classroom.
UB staff member Lauren McGowan's interest in the TED talks held in Buffalo led to her growing involvement with the local organizing group.
The behind-the-scenes TV series “UB Football Insider: Training Camp Edition” was recognized in the Sports: Daily or Weekly Program category.
A collaboration between UB and a Buffalo school brings the Cravens Collection to a wider audience and fulfills the wish of the collection's benefactor.
A UB event will feature a film screening and discussion of the ethics of research consent, privacy and ownership of DNA.
Light causes the crystal lattice to swell, opening new possibilities for such applications as artificial muscles and tiny electronics.
The Israeli-born artist and psychoanalyst will present the first U.S. museum exhibition of her work during her Creative Arts Initiative residency.
UB is partnering with the African American Health Disparities Task Force and other groups on the April 28 call-to-action.
A $32 million grant from NYS will launch the hub to accelerate the growth of WNY startups.
A UB-led study found that patients who learned to control severe GI symptoms at home saw as much benefit as those treated with multiple clinic visits.
President Satish K. Tripathi stopped by Thursday’s meeting to give a quick update on the state budget and answer a few questions.
Folger Library paleographer Sarah Powell will conduct a daylong workshop on how to read and digitally encode 17th-century materials.
UB study underscores need for older women to build up muscle strength early in the aging process.
Engineering prof John Hall says wind energy is growing both domestically and abroad, and that it will continue to grow.
Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis are in the running for a 2018 AZ Award for a micro dwelling they designed in Buffalo.
UB researchers have developed a new algorithm that cloud computing service providers can use to establish pricing and allocate resources.
UB vice presidents Michael Cain and Laura Hubbard, and faculty member Cristanne Miller are being honored for extraordinary service.
SUNY rsearchers will train West Indies scientists via a $1.1 million NIH award.
UB researchers are using 3-D printers to make dentures filled with medication to treat infections common in denture wearers.
The awards, worth up to $966,000, will help STEM scholars pursue postgraduate education.
“Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB” seeks to raise $650 million to deliver transformative changes for UB, Western New York and the world.
Some 5,680 students are candidates to receive degrees and certifications during 18 commencement ceremonies being held May 4 through May 23.
Which comes first: behavioral support or medication? UB's Gregory Fabiano will tackle that question with the support of a $3.3 million federal grant.
The university also ranks 41st on the EPA Green Power Partnership’s National 100 list.
UB soprano Tiffany Du Mouchelle will perform the unaccompanied operatic song cycle "Love Songs" in a May 6 concert.
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Business Insider included Erin Hatton, in an article featuring 14 labor expert’s ideas for re-empowering American workers during the pandemic.
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.