• Mini-Medical School to Focus On Understanding Health Care
    Understanding health care and making it work for you will be the focus of a three-part, mini-medical-school course for the public to be held May 11, 18 and 25 by the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
  • Rogerson Named 1999 Guggenheim Fellow
    Peter A. Rogerson, professor in the Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious 1999 Guggenheim Fellowship Award.
  • Plant-Based Fat Inhibits Growth of Breast-Cancer Cell Line, UB Researchers Show
    A plant-based fat abundant in vegetarian diets and shown to inhibit the growth of prostate and colon cancer cells in vitro, also inhibits the growth in vitro of one line of breast-cancer cells, University at Buffalo nutrition researchers have found.
  • Shryock Receives Fellowship to Author Second Book
    Andrew J. Shryock, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology, has received an American Council of Learned Societies/Social Sciences Research Council International Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  • Investing For Retirement Focus of Workshops
    "Investing for Retirement" will be the topic of workshops for the public to be held by the UB Securities Clinic on May 1, 8 and 22.
  • Blitzer to Speak, Receive Honorary Degree At UB Commencement Ceremony On May 16
    Wolf Blitzer, CNN's senior White House correspondent; poet and author Lucille Clifton, and Clifton A. Poodry, director of the Division of Minority Opportunities in Research at the National Institutes of Health, will be awarded honorary degrees at the University at Buffalo’s 153rd commencement ceremony on May 16.
  • New York City Workshop to Focus On Financing Law-School Education
    Jack D. Cox, associate dean and director of admissions and financial aid at the UB Law School, will lead a workshop on "Law School Debt Management" on April 28 at the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York City.
  • Rehabilitation Science to Be Topic of UB Conference
    The emerging field of rehabilitation science will be the subject of a one-day conference April 28 in the University Inn and Conference Center, 2401 North Forest Road, Getzville.
  • Algorithms Used In Military Radar Systems Have Potential to Improve Medical Ultrasonic Imaging
    Radar systems employing image-formation algorithms developed by a University at Buffalo associate professor -- and likely being used by NATO planes to spot hidden targets in Yugoslavia -- have the potential to significantly improve medical ultrasonic imaging.
  • Harold And Anne Brody to Receive Senior Citizen Award
    Harold Brody, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and his wife, Anne, will receive the Lynn Millane Community Service Award from the Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation, Inc. on April 23.
  • Law Alumni Association to Recognize Six At Annual Dinner
    Five graduates of the UB Law School will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards for their valuable contributions to the legal profession and the community at the 37th annual UB Law Alumni Association meeting and dinner on May 6.
  • Professor Says Today's More Diverse Workplace Increases Need For Conflict Management
    As diversity increases in the workplace so does the opportunity for conflict, says a University at Buffalo expert in organizational behavior. The first step to address the problem, notes Debra Connelley, is "to rid oneself of ethnocentrism, or the attitude that the goals, values and beliefs of one's own group are superior."
  • UB Oozfest -- Volleyball In The Mud -- Set For April 24
    It will be a down-and-dirty day of mud-play April 24, as hundreds of volleyball players from the U.S. and Canada compete in the University at Buffalo's 15th annual Oozfest.
  • Female Soccer Players Perform Best On A High-Fat Diet, UB Study Finds
    Female soccer players were able to perform longer at a higher intensity on a diet composed of 35 percent fat than on diets of 27 percent fat or 24 percent fat, researchers at the University at Buffalo have found.
  • UB Study Finds No Relationship Between Male Consumption of Lake Ontario Fish And Conception Delay
    Women whose partners ate Lake Ontario sport fish, known to be contaminated with residues of PCBs and pesticides, did not take longer to conceive than women whose partners didn't eat such fish, University at Buffalo researchers have found
  • Speech And Hearing Clinic to Hold Open House
    The Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences will hold an open house from 4-6 p.m. April 23 in the south wing of the Biomedical Education Building on the South Campus.
  • Sustainable Building Design to Be Focus of Workshop
    "Building for the Future: Sustainable Building Design and Construction Training Workshop," sponsored by UB and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, will be held at UB on April 26-28.
  • Tommy Lasorda to Speak At UB On April 22
    Tommy Lasorda, former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers for 20 seasons and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, will speak at UB on April 22.
  • Betty Friedan to Lecture At UB Spring Clinical Day May 1
    Betty Friedan, considered the foremost feminist of the 20th century, will present the Stockton-Kimball lecture May 1 at the 62nd annual Spring Clinical Day, which will be devoted to women's health issues.
  • UB Scientist Receives $1.5 Million to Continue Quest For Vaccine Against Ear-Infection-Causing Bacterium
    Timothy F. Murphy, M.D., has received a five-year $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue development of a vaccine against a bacterium responsible for 3.5 million childhood ear infections annually in the U.S.
  • "Steeplechase" to Benefit UB Newman Centers
    More than 150 walkers and runners are expected to participate in a 5K race and 2K walk that will be held by the UB Newman Centers on May 8.
  • UB Business Alliance Helps Local Companies Secure More Than $336,000 In Training Grants
    The Center for Industrial Effectiveness in the University at Buffalo Business Alliance, assisted four local companies in receiving more than $336,000 in state training grants in the fourth quarter of 1998.
  • Jankowski Named to Alumni Position At UB
    Michael Jankowski, former director of athletics at Niagara University, has been named an assistant director of alumni relations at UB.
  • Environmental Hazards to Be Topic of "UB At Sunrise"
    The environmental hazards of lawn-care chemicals and alternative lawn-care treatments will be the focus of a "UB at Sunrise" program on April 22.
  • UB Students' Photography On Exhibit At CEPA
    Photographic work by seniors in the Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences will be on exhibit in the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Arts (CEPA) from April 16 through June 18.
  • First Trial Comparing Adderall to Ritalin For ADHD Shows It to Be Longer-Lasting, Equally As Effective
    The first trial of comparable doses of Ritalin, the standard treatment for children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and Adderall, another drug used to treat ADHD, has shown that Adderall lasts longer than Ritalin and is at least as effective.
  • International Hispanic Studies Conference to Honor Two UB Faculty Members
    Rosario Ferré, Puerto Rico's most celebrated and popular author, will join eminent critic and editor Diana de Armas Wilson as a featured speaker at "Convergencias Hispánicas," an international Hispanic studies conference to be held April 9-11 at UB.
  • SUNY Trustees Name Breverman Distinguished Professor
    Harvey Breverman, professor of art at the University at Buffalo since 1961 and a widely exhibited and internationally acclaimed artist, has been named a Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the State University of New York system.
  • 9 to Be Honored By UB Alumni Association
    Nine individuals, including the president of a major Chinese university and an astronaut who died aboard the space shuttle Challenger, will be honored when the UB Alumni Association holds its annual awards dinner on April 30.
  • CNN's Blitzer to Speak At UB's Commencement Ceremony
    The University at Buffalo has landed one of its most famous alumni -- Wolf Blitzer, CNN's senior White House correspondent -- as speaker for its 153rd commencement ceremony on May 16.
  • McGuire Heads UB Office of Technology Transfer And Licensing
    Jerry McGuire has been named director of the Office of Technology Transfer and Licensing in the University at Buffalo Business Alliance.
  • The Chemical Leupeptin Protects Against Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Animal Model, UB Hearing Researchers Show
    Researchers in the University at Buffalo Center for Hearing and Deafness have shown for the first time that a compound called leupeptin may help protect against the noise-induced hearing loss caused by living in noisy industrialized societies.
  • 6th Child Violence Symposium Targets Firearms In Schools
    "Guns in the Hands of Children" will be the subject of the sixth annual Childhood Violence Symposium on April 15, sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
  • UB Ranks In Top 50 of America's "Wired" Campuses
    Yahoo! Internet Life, has ranked the University at Buffalo at No. 47 on its list of 100 Most Wired Colleges in the U.S.
  • UB Panel Will Explore Robert Creeley's Collaborations With Visual Artists
    Pioneering American poet Robert Creeley and his collaborative work with major American visual artists will be the focus of a panel discussion, "Walking the Dog: Robert Creeley and the Visual Arts," to be held at UB on April 10.
  • Symposium On Implant Dentistry to Honor Meenaghan
    Strides being made in research and technology in the field of dental implants will be the topic of the first annual Michael A. Meenaghan Symposium on Implant Dentistry to be presented on April 23 by the UB School of Dental Medicine.
  • Western New York Firms May Apply For SPIR Grants
    The local branch of the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence has up to $50,000 available to help small and medium-sized companies in Western New York create and retain manufacturing and high-technology jobs.
  • UB Nursing Faculty, Students to Offer Free Health Screening
    Faculty and students in the School of Nursing will bring the Wellness on Wheels van to the new King Urban Life Center at 938 Genesee St. on April 16 for a health screening and education day.
  • UB’s Bernstein Teams with Comedian Jon Lovitz in
    Yes, yes, it's him. It's Charles Bernstein, the University at Buffalo's David Gray Professor of Poetry and Letters in those famous "Yellow Pages" commercials featuring comedian Jon Lovitz -- and for a scholar of esoterica, he's turned out to be very popular with the public.