Robert G. Wilmers, chairman and chief executive officer of
M&T Bank Corporation, will be awarded the Chancellor Charles P.
Norton Medal, UB’s highest honor, during the 169th annual
University Commencement on May 17.
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and UB teamed up to provide
some answers to that dreaded question and help families learn more
about careers and internship opportunities available on the medical
The last concert in this season’s “A Musical
Feast” series is dedicated to the memory of poet Robert
Creeley, a longtime UB faculty member and former SUNY Distinguished
Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of Poetics in the
Department of English.
You may have heard of the material graphene: Made from a single
layer of carbon atoms, it’s exceedingly thin, light and
strong. Its unique properties have engineers dreaming of futuristic
technologies, like ultra-high-speed transistors and feather-light
composites for building aircraft. Its huge potential for novel
applications also has been recognized by the 2010 Nobel Prize in
With the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on April 28 in
four cases that ultimately will determine whether same-sex couples
have the constitutional right to marry in every state, UB Law
School faculty member Michael Boucai will offer a primer on the
issue during a brown bag lecture sponsored by the LGBTQ Faculty
& Staff Association.
More than 100,000 persons in the U.S. currently are waiting for
a life-saving or life-improving organ, but an average of 18 people
die daily waiting for an organ and about 132 people are added to
the waiting list per day.