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COVID-19 UPDATES • 1/15/2021
UB researcher Sam Abramovich has secured a grant to study how patrons learn in the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library’s Launch Pad space.
UB education researcher Sameer Honward is using podcasts to align with Native Americans' traditional way of gathering knowledge through oral traditions.
Social factors also play a critical role in how people describe their communities, according to research by UB sociologist Shelley Kimelberg.
The Fisher-Price-designed toy teaches children computational thinking and skills to analyze and solve real-life problems.
Sumire Kudo will be joined by pianist and UB faculty member Eric Huebner for the second half of the program at UB.
The major interventional study being launched by UB scientists could help bring drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes closer to FDA approval for Type 1.
It was a win-win situation as dozens of students worked with Buffalo community members to tackle a variety of projects at UB's Fall Community Day.
After being offered for six decades in cramped and aging facilities on the South Campus, Gross Anatomy is getting a reboot in the Jacobs School’s new building downtown.
UB's Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions will work with OASAS to assess what risks may occur for people with alcohol use disorder who use prescription painkillers.
Biochemistry professor Murray Ettinger retires after 48 years at UB, but his lore lives on.
The study is part of a concerted strategy to improve substance use disorder outcomes and decrease HIV infections.
UB honored its outstanding faculty and staff at the annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Excellence.
The ensemble, which incorporates theater, dance and visual arts into its performances, will give a free concert at UB on Nov. 7.
UB law professor Christine Bartholomew’s research finds a double standard when it comes to clergy divulging sensitive information.
Four researchers from the Clinical Research Institute on Addictions have received more than $4 million in grants from the NIH.
The grants will fund work to study periodontal disease, Sjögren’s syndrome and bone loss.
PhD student Jennifer Martin, recipient of an NIH diversity in neuroscience award, talks about how she became a scientist and why she studies drug addiction.
Stephanie Phillips, a faculty member in the new Department of Engineering Education, finds similarities between technical writing and writing for comics.
UB real estate development and urban planning students can explore the effects of innovation in the built environment, thanks to support from Blue Cardinal Capital.
A grant from the National Library of Medicine will help improve the employability of librarians in the 21st century.
The student-run club helps prepare members for whatever life throws at them, while offering an outlet for some zany humor.
Distinguished scholar John Braithwaite will give the fall lecture in the School of Law's signature Mitchell Lecture Series.
The new department in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences aims to help transform how engineering students are taught.
Diversity claims victory in the midterm elections, but bipartisanship is unlikely on major issues, three UB faculty members say.
The university will mark International Educational Week Nov. 12-16 with a variety of events that showcase the rich cultural diversity of the campus community.
The novelist and conceptual artist is visiting Buffalo as part of the English department’s Exhibit X Fiction Series.
A UB-designed program provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in ERs and rapidly gets them into long-term treatment.
UB sociologist Robert Adelman warns that the query would undercut the accuracy of the count and politicize the process.
Surveys in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds show steady numbers of the imperiled mollusks, but other species are disappearing.
UB's senior associate dean for health policy says it's in the states’ interests to expand the health insurance program.
As part of a new series of interviews with UB’s deans, UBNow sat down with GSE Dean Suzanne Rosenblith to learn more about the school’s strategic priorities.
GEM's Mind Your Microbiome and Be Antibiotics Aware Week educates the public about the microbiome and the lasting effects of overuse of antibiotics.
For the 16th consecutive year, UB ranks among the top 25 U.S. institutions hosting international students.
A new report developed by UB graduate students offers strategies for how Chautauqua County can harness the food system for economic development and health.
The discovery builds on decades of work on a family of proteins by UB's Richard Gronostajski.
The team from UB’s chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students took first place in the prestigious Laurie design contest.
UB alum and entrepreneur Bradley Cheetham came back to campus to share best practices for starting and maintaining a successful business.
UB geographer Chris Renschler says rains could bring flash floods and landslides, and cause ash and toxins from household products to flow into local waters.
UB architecture students contributed directly to the creative process for two performances being stage by Torn Space Theater.
Research by UB doctoral student Sara O'Donnell is the first to demonstrate that smartphone use is a reinforcing behavior.
As the use of Ritalin rises among those without ADHD symptoms, a CRIA study warns that such use may cause irreversible structural changes in the brain.
The pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space shared his optimistic views with a UB audience.
The world-renowned musician will join with pianist Kathleen Tagg for what promises to be one of Krakauer's unique signature performances.
UB's president tackles questions from staff ranging from international enrollment to digging by the Capen flagpole.
Students say UB Teach is a great place to become a teacher.
UB-led research found that organizations with broad social ties can improve economic outcomes for communities hit by storms, fires and quakes.
UB faculty member Charles Lindsey says a number of factors could tip sales this year over $1 trillion for the first time.
UB graduates from outside the region are staying to pursue entrepreneurship, thanks to Buffalo’s thriving startup economy.
As we head into the holiday shopping season — and the dreaded checkout line — management instructor Joost Vles says the longest line might mean the shortest wait.
Fifteen UB students are raising money to build a school — and take a trip of a lifetime.
Six UB law students will spend seven days at a federal detention center providing hands-on help to detainees seeking asylum in the U.S.
The memorial garden on the South Campus is part of a respectful process guided by UB scientists and a team of community partners.
The “true interdisciplinarian” will discuss robotics, virtual reality and the intelligence of art at the event uniting artists and scientists to share ideas.
For the second time in school history, UB will play for the MAC title after defeating Bowling Green, 44-14, on Friday.
UB uses a variety of communication channels to inform the campus of a change in scheduled operations due to severe winter weather.
As part of a series of interviews with UB’s deans, pharmacy Dean James O’Donnell talked with UBNow about the school’s strategic priorities.
The new Center for the Advancement of Sport will tackle policy initiatives, educational programming and collaborative research.
UB genetics expert Richard Gronostajski is wary of a gene-editing technique reportedly used by Chinese scientists to generate humans resistant to HIV.
Michel Bruneau and Errol Meidinger have been appointed to SUNY's highest faculty rank in honor of their international prominence within their fields.
A genetics course in which students use the gene-editing technique to alter yeast genes also asks them to consider the technology’s societal implications.
More than 1,200 scholars attended last month’s national conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, hosted by UB.
Christopher Romano’s design for “Light/Station,” a new facility for Buffalo’s Torn Space Theater, was recognized by the local chapter of AIA.
The new series explores the use of digital tools and data in research and teaching.
Ten UB law students are heading to Poland for a UN convention on climate change during which delegates will negotiate reducing emissions.
Steven J. Fliesler will use the $2.2 million award to better understand a rare cause of blindness that strikes young children.
At the next Science & Art Cabaret, artist Sam Van Aken will talk about his work growing single trees that one day will bear 40 varieties of fruit.
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CNBC quotes Lora Park in a story on how people can find motivation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wall Street Journal spoke to Thomas Russo, as California’s surge of coronavirus cases continued to overwhelm the state’s hospitals over the weekend.
An article in Inside Higher Education on the violent unrest in the U.S. Capitol featured UB President Satish K. Tripathi's message to the UB community.