• UB Study Finds No Link Between Breast-Cancer Risk And Pesticides Or PCB Exposure For General Population Increased Risk Shown For Women Who Have Never Breast-Fed
    A new University at Buffalo study of the relationship of pesticides and PCBs with breast cancer shows that these compounds are not a risk factor for breast cancer for the general population of women.
  • Software Reveals Structure of “Last Resort” Antibiotic; Data Needed to Create New Forms of Vancomycin
    Humans are one up in the war against drug-resistant bacteria, thanks to a software package used to solve molecular structures developed at the University at Buffalo and Buffalo’s Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute.
  • Study to Focus On How Plants Help Toxic Pollutants Travel Around The World
    The "grasshopper" nature of chemical transport in the environment will be the focus of tests by a University at Buffalo researcher to determine how plants contribute to the global distribution of toxic organic pollutants.
  • University At Buffalo Scientist Studies Siberian Hamstersto Identify Brain Chemical Regulating Prolactin
    A UB neuroendocrinologist is providing new insights into the cause of changes in blood levels of the hormone prolactin, which plays a role in regulating many vital human physiological functions.
  • UB Work-Study Students to Tutor WNY Children In Reading
    Federal work-study students at the University at Buffalo will go into Western New York elementary schools this fall to tutor students in reading as part of the "America Reads" program.
  • Linda Yalem Run Set For Sept. 28
    More than 1,600 runners, joggers, racewalkers and strollers are expected to participate in the eighth annual Linda Yalem Memorial Run, to be held on Sunday, Sept. 28, on the North Campus.
  • UB Exhibit to Explore Intimate Relationship Between Frank Lloyd Wright And Darwin Martin Construction Costs, Romance, Fellowship of Wright Homeowners On The Agenda
    The UB Archives next month will open an exhibit -- “My Dear Mr. Wright” -- featuring letters, manuscripts, photographs, architectural drawings and other materials from its Darwin D. Martin Collection and other sources.
  • UB to Host Science Lectures For Western New York Teachers
    The Western New York Science Forum will hold its 27th annual lecture series for teachers of all grades and subjects at UB on Wednesday evenings, through January.
  • UB Signs Joint-Admission Agreements With Genesee, Broome Community Colleges
    UB recently signed joint-admission agreements with two Genesee Community and Broome Community colleges to facilitate the transfer of students from those colleges.
  • “Brain Stories” to Be Focus of Dialogue At First “UB At Sunrise” Program
    The dean of the School of Dental Medicine and a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of English are teaming up to present the first program in the 1997-98 “UB at Sunrise” series.
  • UB to Honor Spiller As Distinguished Alumni Visitor
    Henry Spiller, D.D.S., an early advocate in Western New York for adding fluoride to public water supplies, will be honored by the UB Alumni Association at a breakfast to be held on Friday, Sept. 12.
  • U.S. Courts to Be Topic of First UB Senior Alumni Lunch
    Charles Carr, clinical associate professor in the UB School of Law, will discuss "U.S. Courts Under the Microscope" at a UB Senior Alumni Program on Thursday, Sept. 11.
  • UB Physicist Mendel Sachs to Be Honored At Symposium
    Two Nobel laureates and a best-selling author will be among those honoring internationally known UB physicist Mendel Sachs, Ph.D., at a symposium to be held on Sunday, Sept. 7.
  • UB Program Teaches Participants to Cope With Depression
    A 12-week program to teach individuals skills to help them cope with depression will be offered this fall at UB.
  • Sister Helen Prejean, Author of "Dead Man Walking," to Visit UB
    Sister Helen Prejean, whose book, "Dead Man Walking," thrust her into the national spotlight and renewed the public debate surrounding capital punishment, will speak at UB. on Thursday, Sept. 11.
  • UB's Pappas Featured In Solo Exhibit At University of Rochester
    Works of abstract expressionism by James G. Pappas, associate professor of African-American studies, are featured in a solo exhibition in the University of Rochester's Memorial Art Gallery.
  • UB Responds to PCBs Found On North Campus
    The university is pursuing clean-up efforts following discovery of PCB-laden fuel oil in an underground electrical conduit on the North Campus.
  • Newman Named Niagara Frontier Executive of The Year By UB School of Management
    Reginald B. Newman II, president of NOCO Energy Corp. of Buffalo, has been named 1997 "Niagara Frontier Executive of the Year" by the UB School of Management.
  • Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting Set For Sept. 11-12
    Seminars on oral surgery and healthy living will be featured at the Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting, to be on Sept. 11 and 12 in the Buffalo Convention Center.
  • UB “Mini-Medical School” For The Public Back With More Offerings, Two “Micro-Courses”
    Fall sessions of the UB’s popular Mini-Medical School -- which filled all of its openings when first offered in May -- will begin on Sept. 9.
  • Levine Receives Sarason Award For Career Achievement
    Murray Levine, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Psychology, has received the Seymour B. Sarason Award for Community Research and Action from the American Psychology Association.
  • UB School of Management Grads Score Highly On National Cpa Tests
    Graduates of the UB undergraduate accounting program had the fourth highest passing rate in the U.S. on all subjects of the May 1996 certified public accountant exam.
  • Bronze Buffalo Moving to New Home On North Campus
    UB's life-sized bronze buffalo is moving this week to a permanent home outdoors on a new plaza on Coventry Circle, adjacent to Alumni Arena and the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.
  • Saleh Elected Vice President of UB Alumni Association
    David J. Saleh has been elected to a one-year term as vice president for finance of the UB Alumni Association. The other officers, including president Jonathan A. Dandes, are continuing in the second year of their terms.
  • Adams to Edit Series For Library Association
    Judith Adams, director of Lockwood Library, has been appointed editor of the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) Occasional Paper Series for 1997-99.
  • Three Western New Yorkers Appointed to UB Council
    Gov. George Pataki has appointed Patricia K. Lipke, Sheila H. Battle and Edmond J. Gicewicz, M.D., as members of the UB Council.
  • Noted Poets Jackson Maclow And David Ignatow to Be Among UB's Special Literary Guests This Fall Series Also Will Present Joan Jonas, F'loom, Janine Pommy Vega
    "Wednesdays at 4 Plus," the bi-annual literary series sponsored by the Poetics Program in the UB Department of English, this fall will celebrate the 75th birthday of renowned poet Jackson MacLow.
  • University At Buffalo First Site In Nation to Cap Recruitment For Women's Health Initiative, Nation's Largest Clinical Trial
    The University at Buffalo is the first of 40 sites in the U.S. to meet all of its recruitment goals for the $625 million Women's Health Initiative, the largest clinical trial ever undertaken in the U.S.
  • Test Pattern Developed At UB to Save Time, Money When It Comes to Checking Nuclear-Imaging Equipment
    A UB researcher has developed a test pattern that could cut by 75 percent the time it takes to perform mandatory tests of nuclear-imaging equipment, saving nuclear-imaging facilities thousands of dollars in down time annually.
  • From Flowing Spencerian Script to Computer Emoticons:UB Historian Pens History of Handwriting In America
    In "Handwriting in America," a University at Buffalo historian explores the many ways in which Americans historically have used handwriting as both a lesson in conformity and a talisman of individuality.
  • UB Study Indicates Blood-Vessel Behavior May Be One Reasonblacks Are More Prone to High Blood Pressure Than Whites
    The way in which the lining of their blood vessels responds to certain signals telling it to dilate may account for why some blacks have high blood pressure, according to a University at Buffalo study.
  • UB Names Shulman Dean of School of Social Work
    Lawrence Shulman, Ed.D., has been named dean of the School of Social Work effective Jan. 1, 1998 by UB President William R. Greiner.