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Kapoor Hall
6/25/15

BikeShare at UB is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel around campus.

Featured Stories

Chess master
7/2/15

When the chess world suspects someone of having cheated in a tournament, UB computer scientist Ken Regan is the guy who gets the call.

Postdoc mentor
7/2/15

Geology professor Greg Valentine, a “dedicated advocate” for postdoctoral scholars, is the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award from the Graduate School’s Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.

Searching for academic stars
7/2/15

The SPARK program aims to identify promising freshmen and sophomores who may be the next UB students to land nationally and internationally competitive fellowships and scholarships.

Top principals
7/2/15

Principals of the year in New York State the past two years have been graduates of UB's LIFTS program for prospective administrators.

Summer fun
7/2/15

The UB Child Care Center is offering more children a chance to have a summer camp experience with the expansion of its program for school-aged children into recently renovated space in Butler Annex B.

GSE student receives scholarships
6/25/15

Graduate School of Education doctoral student Maryam Sadat Sharifian has received three scholarships to encourage her “to make a difference in the world."

Rite of passage
6/25/15

Two hundred UB medical residents received their long white coats in a ceremony symbolizing they have graduated from medical school and earned the title of physician.

Green alternative
6/25/15

BikeShare at UB is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel around campus.

What would Atticus do?
6/25/15

With the upcoming publication of a sequel to the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," members of the UB Law School community reflect on the book's hero, Atticus Finch, the great fictional lawyer who they say represents the best of the profession and the best of humanity.

Redemption road
6/25/15

Sean Bearden's nontraditional path to an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship began with his dropping out of high school and spending time in prison before landing at UB and becoming a dedicated physicist and one of the university's most accomplished students of 2014-15.

News Briefs

7/2/15
UB’s Civic Engagement and Public Policy research initiative is co-sponsoring a community forum on July 9 aimed at creating cross-sector, interdisciplinary approaches to problems in education, health and equity.
6/25/15
Tens of thousands of spectators will flock to the North Campus on July 4 to watch a spectacular fireworks display over Lake LaSalle and celebrate Independence Day.
6/18/15
UB’s QUIT smoking cessation program, which boasts of a success rate of nearly 80 percent among those finishing treatment, returns for another run this summer and fall, giving smokers — especially the heaviest ones — what could be their best chance to stop the habit.
6/11/15
UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, in collaboration with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise, MedTech and National Grid, will co-sponsor 10 local biotech companies at the 2015 BIO International Convention, the world’s largest event for the biotechnology industry.
6/4/15
The University Community Farmers Market will open for its ninth season on June 6 at its old location along the Main Street sidewalk at Kenmore Avenue at the edge of the South Campus.
6/4/15
Work to repair the 84-year-old MacKay Heating Plant on the South Campus has begun.
5/28/15
The second annual ECRC Kids Fun Run & Obstacle Course, a family-friendly fundraising event for UB’s Early Childhood Research Center, will take place June 20 in Founders Plaza on the North Campus.
5/28/15
The School of Dental Medicine will co-sponsor the first Erie County Health Mall (ECHM) Health Fair and Community Day.