• UB Sociologist, Nigerian Native Edits Report Urging Country’s Return to Founding Federalist Principles
    A new report edited by a University at Buffalo sociologist and issued by an international group of Nigerian scholars offers what its authors say is a feasible response to the constitutional crisis in Nigeria.
  • UB Engineering Graduate Receives Dean's Award
    Hiroshi Morihara, Ph.D., of Gresham, Ore., has received the 1998 Dean's Award for Engineering Achievement presented by the by School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • $2.5 Million Grant to UB to Provide Free Training to Workers At Community-Based Rehabilitation Agencies
    The University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million federal grant to provide free continuing-education programs to employees of more than 180 community-based programs providing rehabilitation.
  • New York State Approves UB's Pharm.D. Program
    The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy has announced that its six-year, entry-level doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program has been approved by the New York State Department of Education.
  • UB Names Olsen Dean of School of Law
    R. Nils Olsen, Jr., who has played a major role in creating and implementing the UB Law School’s innovative new curriculum, has been named dean of school, effective Aug. 1.
  • Earthquake Engineering Center Changes Name to Emphasize Multidisciplinary Nature of Its Work
    The National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (NCEER), headquartered at the University at Buffalo, has been renamed the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, a national center of excellence in advanced technology applications.
  • UB Researcher to Conduct First Study of Possible Link Between Prostate Cancer And Estrogen Metabolism
    The first investigation of the role of estrogen metabolism in the development of prostate cancer will begin at the University at Buffalo in October, funded by a $450,000 grant from the U.S. Army's Medical Research and Material Command.
  • $250,000 Gift From Eleanor Millonzi to Help UB Attract Top Students In Art And Music
    Eleanor V. Millonzi, a longtime organizer and supporter of the arts in Buffalo, has created an exciting opportunity for the University at Buffalo to recruit and educate the best artists/scholars-in-training.
  • Let's Play! Program At UB Stresses Fun And Family For Infants And Toddlers With Disabilities
    The Let's Play! program at the University at Buffalo is using assistive technologies to put play back into the lives of infants and toddlers with disabilities.
  • 1998 June In Buffalo Festival Will Be One of Largest And Liveliest In History
    JUNE IN BUFFALO, the celebrated festival and conference dedicated to emerging composers of new music, will be held June 1-7 at the University at Buffalo.
  • UB Selects Nationally Recognized Developer to Build Apartment-Style Undergraduate Housing
    Construction of the first on-campus housing at the University at Buffalo in nearly 25 years is expected to begin in August, with occupancy slated for the Fall 1999 semester
  • Physicists Studying The Melting Process Find New Liquid Phase That is Slightly Out of Order
    Researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown that when a sold melts, it undergoes two phases changes, including a newly identified liquid phase that has some characteristics of a solid, but which is still technically a liquid.
  • 2 UB Faculty Members Named 1998 Guggenheim Fellows
    University at Buffalo faculty members Jin-Yi Cai, Ph.D., professor of computer science, and Nina Y. Fonoroff, visiting assistant professor of media study, have been selected to receive 1998 fellowship awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
  • Earliest Warning Sign Indicates Need to Test For Condition Associated With Fetal Deaths
    Researchers at the University at Buffalo are recommending that the presence of only one of the known clinical signs is sufficient reason to conduct a diagnostic test for chorioamnionitis, an inflammation of the fetal membranes that is a risk factor for fetal death.
  • UB Researcher Developing Method That Employs "Evolution" to Develop New Drug Leads
    A new drug-discovery method being developed by University at Buffalo researchers may be able to turn chemical libraries, arrays of compounds synthesized in the lab, into molecular "habitats" where only the most desirable drug candidates survive.
  • UB Hosts Computational Complexity Conference
    The 1998 Conference on Computational Complexity sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers will be held June 15-18 at the University at Buffalo.
  • UB to Hold 13 Commencement Ceremonies May 15-17
    About 5,000 students will be candidates to receive degrees during 13 ceremonies to be held May 15-17. The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will hold its commencement ceremony on May 22.
  • Survey of Women With Disabilities Finds Many Health-Care Needs Unmet In Traditional Settings
    One of the first assessments of the health status of women with disabilities, conducted by University at Buffalo faculty members, has spurred formation of a one-of-a-kind multidisciplinary health-care center for women with disabilities, where physicians provide neurologic, gynecologic and preventive care under one roof.
  • Boyer Stepping Down As Dean of UB Law School
    Barry B. Boyer, dean and professor of law in the University at Buffalo School of Law, has announced his intention to step down as dean at the end of July.
  • UB Names Dennis Black Vice President For Student Affairs
    Dennis R. Black has been named vice president for student affairs at the University at Buffalo, UB President William R. Greiner announced today.
  • Presentation of 'author’S Chairs' Mark Successful First Year of UB Component of America Reads Literacy Program
    In the first year of the University at Buffalo's America Reads program, some 25 students eligible for federal college work-study money served as supervised reading tutors for elementary-age children.
  • Pioneering Researcher/Clinician's Work With Children Lives On Through New Support Fund
    The Jack Weber Graduate Award in Communicative Disorders and Sciences has been established at the UB with a $10,000 gift from Weber’s wife, Susan Weber.
  • UB to Offer Summer Language Program For Children
    UB’s World Languages Institute this summer will offer new, two-week introductory courses in five languages -- Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish -- for children in first through sixth grades.
  • UB Dental Study to Evaluate Treatments For TMJ Disorders
    UB dental researchers are looking for adults ages 18-60 who have facial pain or headaches associated with temporomandibular jaw joint (TMJ) disorders to participate in a new study that will begin July 1.
  • High-School Students to Attend Science Exploration Day
    An estimated 1,100 high-school students from Erie and Niagara counties are expected to "turn on to science" at Science Exploration Day, to be held May 19 at UB.
  • Business Week Surveys UB School of Management MBA Students For Its "Best Business Schools" Issue
    Business Week magazine is surveying full-time MBA students in the School of Management as part of its biennial effort to determine the "best business schools" in the United States.
  • SPIR Awards Grants to Six Western New York Firms
    The local branch of the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR), based in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has awarded grants to six Western New York companies.
  • Xerox Ceo to Address UB Engineering School
    Paul A. Allaire, chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corp., will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Industry-University Day luncheon on June 2.
  • UB to Offer Program On Coping With Depression
    A treatment program to help individuals learn how to recognize and cope with depression will be offered this summer through UB’s Psychological Services Center.
  • Eminent Physician, Scientist to Present 7th Hermann Rahn Lecture At UB
    Warren M. Zapol, M.D., internationally known anesthesiologist, physiologist and researcher, will deliver the 7th annual Hermann Rahn Memorial Lecture on May 7.
  • 4 UB Faculty Receive Plesur Excellence In Teaching Awards
    Four UB faculty members have received Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Awards from the UB Student Association recognizing their teaching excellence and commitment to students.
  • UB Seeks Adults For Study On Memory And Personality Traits
    Volunteers ages 25-55 are being sought to participate in a UB study on memory and personality traits.
  • UB Adds Irish And American Sign Language to Curriculum
    The World Languages Institute at UB has announced that it will offer a two-semester sequence of the Irish language and a two-semester sequence of American Sign Language, beginning in the Fall 1998 semester.
  • Fall '98 Humanities Course Looks Like A Toe-Curler
    Humanities One is a course developed last year at the University at Buffalo by SUNY Distinguished Professor Bruce Jackson, Samuel P. Capen Professor of American Culture, is scheduled again for the fall semester.
  • UB Students Win Capen Awards For Academic Achievement
    Fifty-two University at Buffalo students are recipients of the 1998 Grace Capen Memorial Award in recognition of high academic achievement.
  • UB Names Director of Polish Academic Information Center
    Tomasz Goban-Klas, Ph.D., an international authority on the sociology of communication in Poland, has been appointed the director of UB’s Polish Academic Information Center.
  • UB Student-Athlete Receives Furnas Scholarship Award
    David A. Martinez, a senior management major and soccer player, has received the 1998 C.C. Furnas Scholar-Athlete Award, which will provide him with a stipend to continue his studies in law school next year.
  • Ewing to Speak At UB Senior Alumni Luncheon
    Charles Patrick Ewing, Ph.D., University at Buffalo forensic psychologist, author, legal consultant and expert witness, will discuss his latest book, "Fatal Families," at a UB Senior Alumni Luncheon on June 10.
  • UB's Eoc Wins Statewide Award For Outstanding Achievement
    UB’s Educational Opportunity Center has earned a statewide award for "outstanding achievement in occupational education/guidance in transitioning students into the workforce."
  • UB Recognizes Architecture And Planning Students
    Students in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo recently received awards for excellence in their fields of study.
  • UB to Kick Off Buffalo's 1998 Juneteenth Festival With Concert And Smithsonian Exhibit
    The 1998 Juneteenth Festival, Buffalo's 23rd annual celebration of African-American history and culture, will open this year with an exhibition and concert at the University at Buffalo.
  • UB's New Policy For Buying Electricity Emphasizes Conservation And "Clean" Power Sources
    While "cost" still heads the shopping list, "environmentally clean" has been added as a factor to be considered when the University at Buffalo shops for electricity now that New York State's electric industry is being deregulated.
  • WBFO to Reach More Listeners, Improve Signal Quality With Installation of New Transmitter And Antenna
    WBFO 88.7 FM, the UB’s National Public Radio station, is completing a technical upgrade that will strengthen service to current listeners and extend service to a new population of approximately 100,000 people in Erie, Niagara and Genesee counties, as well as Southern Ontario.
  • Stadium Expansion to Begin in April 1999
    Construction of a 14,500-seat expansion of the University at Buffalo Stadium is scheduled to begin next April and be completed four months later for the university's first home football game at the Division I-A level in the Mid-American Conference.