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University at Buffalo students in the Western New York Prosperity Fellows Program will work to reimagine South Buffalo’s Liberty Seneca building during a weeklong seminar that transforms the region into a learning lab.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Research published today (Jan. 22) in the journal Brain reveals a new approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss, a hallmark of the disease in its late stages.

IRS-certified accounting students will again provide free tax preparation services to individuals and families with annual incomes below $54,000.


The Ada Lovelace Fellowship covers tuition and fees for three years for students who are members of underrepresented groups in computing.


Faculty Experts


Kristin Stapleton

Professor of History

Expertise: modern China; U.S.-China relations; Chinese cities; history of the family, socialism and humor in China

Phone: 716-645-5645




Shambhu Upadhyaya

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Expertise: cybersecurity, hacking, encryption, cyberattacks, protecting infrastructure from cyber threats

Phone: 716-645-3183



UB in the News


An article in USA Today about the federal government shutdown and President Donald Trump’s offer to extend protections for some young immigrants in exchange for border wall funding and possibly bring an end to the shutdown, an offer that Democrats denounced, interviews Jacob Neiheisel, associate professor of political science. 


An article on ABC News about this month’s super wolf blood moon, which will be visible throughout North America, especially on the eastern side of the continent, interviews Tracy Gregg, professor of geology, who discussed the extremely rare full lunar eclipse.


A story and video in The New York Times features researcher Ingo Sonder and UB's Center for Geohazards Studies department, who are brewing their own lava and injecting it with water to understand the physical processes that drive explosive reactions when lava and water meet in nature. 


An article in The New Republic about the relative silence regarding the investigation of soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for an alleged rape interviews Susan Cahn, professor of history.

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