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COVID-19: UB Planning and Response • Updated 7/24/2020
UB's Othman Shibly is leading a trip to Lebanon to deliver dental care to more children displaced by the ongoing civil war.
An exhibition exploring the work of American artist Claire Falkenstein will be on view in the UB Anderson Gallery beginning May 6.
UB police will use a federal grant to set up traffic units to target distracted driving behaviors on the North Campus.
All four of the winners of this year’s Sustainability, Leadership, Innovation and Collaborative Engagement Awards are women.
Pharmaceutical researcher Juliane Nguyen will use the NSF grant to support work on novel drug delivery aimed at treating incurable diseases.
More than 200 participants attended a daylong conference to learn about and address Buffalo's health disparities.
Joseph Wolf and Ethan Wolfson-Seeley took first and second place, respectively, in the SUNY-wide competition for the Benjamin and David Scharps Award.
The pitch competition was part of a Sustainability Month effort to get students engaged in the clean energy field.
The grants to engineers Johannes Hachmann, Oliver Kennedy and Lukasz Ziarek will support their research and educational outreach.
The student-selected name of UB's international eatery reflects unity and diversity.
A dance choreographed by MFA student Naila Ansari Woods will be performed at this year’s National College Dance Festival at the Kennedy Center.
The grant will support a UB program to cultivate a “racially, ethnically, linguistically diverse teaching force” in the Buffalo Public Schools.
In a visit to UB, the legendary TV actor argues for closing the gap between science and the public.
The low-cost device — shaped like a birdhouse — could help provide drinking water to people affected by natural disasters.
The new advancement to the humble glass slide could streamline and boost scientific research all over the world.
The wooden structures created in a yearlong freshman architecture studio are on display at Artpark.
The summit's keynote panel stressed that coordination and intentionality are key to integrating inclusive excellence campus-wide.
Multi-instrumentalist Helen Yee's talk about the ancient Chinese instrument demonstrated its continuing significance in Chinese music.
RIA scientists aim to identify targets for new drug therapies to fight addiction by studying the role of fatty acid binding proteins (FABPs) in the brain’s endocannabinoid system.
The SUNY Distinguished Professor is being recognized for advancing medical physics to improve the diagnosis and treatment of stroke.
For Robin has been selected to join the National Cancer Institute’s NExT Program, which will advance the firm’s novel cancer therapy.
Bitcrusher takes first place in the New York Business Plan Competition for its technology that integrates digital sound effects into guitars.
Students in UB political communication class launch #holdmediaaccountable to awaken outrage over sale of private data.
The new technology using chemical sensing could one day lead to portable drug detectors.
The Indeterminacy Festival, now in its second year, will explore the theme of “emergence” by creating unlikely connections across disciplines.
The 2018 class of Champions for Change will present their ideas for sustainable development in WNY at a summit on May 12.
Medical students Karole Collier and Bradley Frate will work with patient populations that need them the most.
In a world where Geographic Information Science has become a part of everyday life, UB and NCGIA remain at the forefront of the discipline.
UB researchers and community members came together on National DNA Day for a special film screening and panel discussion.
The IonStar protein-analysis tool could upend industry standards and quicken medical diagnosis and drug development.
UB alumnus Andrew Mingola has created an app to solve parking issues for commuting UB students.
The RIA research found that prenatal marijuana use can have consequences on infants’ weight and can influence behavior problems.
A new UB-led study connects opposition to LGBT rights with an uptick in people leaving the church.
The UB faculty member's former colleagues honored her for the important discovery of a new fossil location in remote Tibet.
Six faculty and three staff have been recognized for consistently superior professional achievement.
New UB research found that users tweeting during Hurricane Sandy and Boston Marathon bombing also failed to correct misinformation.
A SEAS workshop designed to give students a better understanding of additive manufacturing closed with a 3D car race.
UB online gamers fall just short of becoming the ultimate Heroes of the Dorm.
The Inclusive Launch program helps female students and students with diverse backgrounds embrace the idea of entrepreneurship.
The UB community turned out in force for Giving Day, exceeding all projections for both donors and dollars.
UB is hosting the national conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning in October.
Givers make organizations better was one of the messages for attendees at CLOE's recent leadership conference.
For UB's DPT and BS/MS candidates, the hooding ceremony may be more meaningful than graduation.
This year's Global Innovation Challenge examines cultivating equity for those who grow our food.
The active lifestyle eatery The Bowl in the Ellicott Complex is recognized in the annual competition of campus food service operations.
The Excelsior Award program was created to highlight design excellence in publicly funded architecture in NYS.
The program got the OK to recruit 16 residents specializing in radiology over the next four years.
A Roomba for the lawn? UB Facilities managers are looking at the Spider to address safety concerns, and save time and money.
What’s next for the historic Main Street campus? UB officials will update the community on Wednesday.
A new study found that wearable technologies may be helpful in evaluating the effects of overcrowded emergency departments.
The award from the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians recognizes recipients for their “abiding commitment to excellence.”
A proposal addressing solid waste management through an innovative approach to adolescent education will represent UB in the finals.
The Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership will receive a share of the $1 million awarded in the STEM Coalition Challenge.
The UB physician has received the Henry I. Fineberg Award, the highest honor awarded by the Medical Society of the State of New York.
UB geographer Peter Rogerson talks about how baby boomers have reshaped the demographic landscape of America.
A UB study found that strenuous exercise in adolescence may ward off height loss for women later in life.
Some of the world’s most renowned ensembles and composers will be attending UB’s annual new music festival for emerging composers.
GSE's Megan Holland says differences in the search process lead disadvantaged high school students to choose a school that might not be a good fit.
Thousands of books for this year's AAUW sale were donated from the collections of two recently deceased UB faculty members.
Fossilized feces help confirm the diet of extinct “bone-crushing” dogs.
Paleobiologist Jack Tseng talks about recent research on fossilized poop and what it tells us about how ancient ecosystems functioned.
A dance installation presented by UB and the Buffalo Museum of Science tackles the effect of microorganisms on health, mood and love.
A public forum revealed renovations and demolitions slated for UB's historic Main Street Campus.
The Empire Discovery Institute will aid commercialization of drug candidates discovered at UB, Roswell Park and the University of Rochester.
Award winners James Simmons and Hamadi Shebule are the most recent examples of EOC’s legacy of transforming lives.
Ancient boulders support a coastal theory of early settlement of the Americas.
The coach who led the UB women's basketball team to the Sweet 16 will remain at the university through 2023.
The International Glaciological Society symposium highlights UB’s growing visibility in climate change research.
Sebastian Copeland will discuss his polar expeditions and the perils of climate change as part of the RENEW lecture series.
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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.