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Kleinhan's stage
4/17/14

The scholarly, research and creative achievements of UB students will be celebrated on April 23 at the 10th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

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Polish collections join online archives
4/21/14

Just in time for Dyngus Day, the UB Libraries has added two new Polish-themed collections to its growing digital archives.

Kozlowski to step down as dean
4/17/14

Lynn T. Kozlowski, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions for the past six years, will step down as dean at the end of the academic year to resume his role as a faculty member in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior.

Mazzio awarded Guggenheim
4/17/14

English department faculty member Carla Mazzio has received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for her book-in-progress, “The Trouble With Numbers: The Drama of Mathematics in the Age of Shakespeare.”

MBA for MDs
4/17/14

UB will offer UB residents and fellows in any graduate medical education specialty an accelerated MBA program, starting this fall.

Spring cleaning
4/17/14

Saturday was one of the first truly nice weekend days of the spring, and several hundred UB students and volunteers enjoyed the sunshine and warm weather while helping in neighborhoods across Buffalo.

Fighting the scourge of human trafficking
4/17/14

A veteran sheriff’s officer recently took UB law students and faculty on a tour of the equivalent of modern-day slavery.

Burgard High School students demonstrating a wind tunnel
4/17/14

Science Week activities held across Buffalo last week highlighted the importance of the science, technology, engineering and math fields to Western New York’s innovation economy.

Celebrating student excellence
4/17/14

The scholarly, research and creative achievements of UB students will be celebrated on April 23 at the 10th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

Showcasing UB collections
4/14/14

The UB Anderson Gallery is opening three exhibitions next week featuring work from the university’s collections.

Eat like a Roman
4/10/14

UB students were transported back to Ancient Roman at a themed dinner inspired by a course offered through UB's Discovery Seminar Program.

News Briefs

4/18/14

Alessandra Renzi is a media artist who explores how governments and corporations use social media to surveil and police citizens for reasons often unknown to the citizens themselves. For Renzi, exposure of such surveillance is more than an academic exercise: It aims to promote political participation.

4/17/14

Following on the themes addressed by President Barack Obama during his visit to UB last August, distinguished physicist and National Academy member Helen Quinn will  talk about changes in science education at the 20th annual Moti Lal Rustgi Memorial Lecture presented by the Department of Physics.

4/17/14

“Data Mine, Data Yours” is the theme of the next Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, during which artists, performers and a mathematician will discuss the influence of big data on society.

4/17/14

Lawrence Shulman, professor and dean emeritus of the School of Social Work, has been awarded the Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award by the Council on Social Work Education.

4/17/14

Theologian Diana L. Hayes will inaugurate the new “Women Wisdom” lecture series sponsored by the Newman Center of the UB Campus Ministry Association.

4/10/14

Fulton T. Crews, John R. Andrews Distinguished Professor and director of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, will discuss “Evidence Supporting Adult Dysfunction Suggests Adolescence Binge Drinking Syndrome” at 10 a.m. April 18 as part of the Research Institute on Addiction’s Spring Seminar Series.

4/10/14

A screening of “The Missing Picture,” the 2013 film by Cambodian director Rithy Panh and the first from the country nominated for the Academy Award in the foreign film category, will take place at 5 p.m. April 22 in the Screening Room, 112 Center for the Arts, North Campus.

4/10/14

The continuing problem of lead in Western New York homes — a toxin that has been shown to cause developmental impairment in children and health problems in adults — will be the focus of a major conference on April 11, at the UB Law School.