• $10.5 Million from NSF, $6 Million SUNY Investment to Bolster UB Earthquake-Engineering Research
    The University at Buffalo's Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering has been awarded $16.5 million in federal and state funding to develop the world's most versatile earthquake engineering research facility designed to provide testing capabilities that will revolutionize the understanding of how even very large structures behave during earthquakes.
  • UB School of Management’s Career Resource Center Cited as One of Nation’s Best
    A national benchmarking report has cited the Career Resource Center in the University at Buffalo School of Management as one of the five best business-school career offices nationwide in terms of student satisfaction.
  • From Polkas to Pierogi: Award-Winning Book Looks at Thriving Polish-American Community
    A University at Buffalo staff member has been honored by the Polish American Historical Association for her new book, which looks at how Polish Americans have creatively adapted the rural peasant folklore of the old country to become a thriving contemporary part of multicultural, urban America.
  • Kerry S. Grant Named Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Graduate School at UB
    Kerry S. Grant, dean of the University at Buffalo's College of Arts and Sciences, has been named vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School at UB, effective March 1.
  • Recording Legend Gordon Lightfoot to Perform in Center for the Arts
    The Center for the Arts will present recording legend Gordon Lightfoot in a concert to be held at 8 p.m. April 22 in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus. The concert is co-presented by UBASE.
  • Béla Fleck and the Flecktones to Perform at UB March 13
    The UB Center for the Arts will present the Grammy Award-winning musical group, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones at 8 p.m. on March 13 in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
  • UB’s Mugel Tax Moot Court, Largest and Oldest Tax Moot Court in U.S., Sets 30th Anniversary Competition
    The Honorable Richard C. Wesley, associate judge on the New York State Court of Appeals, will be among the experts sitting on the bench for the final round of competition when law students from around the nation come to Buffalo on Feb. 22-24 to compete in the Law School's national Mugel Tax Moot Court, the largest and longest-running tax moot court in the United States.
  • International Financier, UB Alumnus Brun Pledges $1 Million to UB School of Social Work
    An international investment advisor who used his University at Buffalo degree in social work to build a $32 billion business, Leslie A. Brun is pledging $1 million to the UB School of Social Work.
  • Schimminger, Clarke Receive "Igniting Ideas" Awards from UB Business Alliance
    New York State Assemblyman Robin Schimminger and Kevin J. Clarke, vice president and general manager for Quebecor World Buffalo Inc., have been recognized for their leadership in local economic-development efforts by the UB Business Alliance.
  • Poetry Reading, Bazaar, Concert Planned in Conjunction with Black History Month
    UB will celebrate Black History Month with a reading of poetry penned by the African-American writer Paul Lawrence Dunbar; a bazaar featuring African crafts, culture and fashions, and a concert that blends the meaning of survival and desire for freedom as told through music from the African and Jewish cultures.
  • Those Who Are Regularly Sleepy During the Day May Be at Increased Risk of Stroke
    If you sleep more than eight hours a night, snore or regularly are drowsy during the day, you may be at an increased risk of stroke, UB researchers have found.
  • UB, Hauptman-Woodward Agree on Long-Term Collaboration; Establish UB Department of Structural Biology at HWI
    The University at Buffalo and the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Inc. (HWI) have agreed to establish a UB Department of Structural Biology at HWI, initiating a 10-year collaboration that positions Buffalo to play a lead role in this critical field.
  • UB Staff Member Celebrates Black History Month with Exhibit of African-American Memorabilia, Autographs
    A collection of memorabilia and autographs commemorating African-American history is on display in the University at Buffalo's Lockwood Library in celebration of Black History Month.
  • UB School of Management to Host Entrepreneurship Summit for African-Americans
    The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the UB School of Management will host a summit on African-American entrepreneurship, "Using Entrepreneurship to Remake Black History," on Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
  • Study Shows Concurrent Use of Alcohol, Cigarettes By Adolescents a Serious Public-Health Issue
    Researchers at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions have released results of a study showing that adolescents who use both alcohol and cigarettes are at increased risk of personal and social problems, poor grades in school, and delinquency, compared to adolescents who do not use both substances.
  • Talk by Online Activist
    Aliza Sherman (aka "Cybergrrl"), one of the most visible activists promoting women's participation in the online world, will lecture at UB at 4 p.m. Feb. 16 in the first lecture in a series examining why there are so few women in technology practice and what that means for women and for the development of various technological fields.
  • Auction to Raise Money for Public-Interest Law Fellowships
    Theater and concert tickets, artwork, gift certificates, antiques and sports memorabilia will among the items to be featured at the sixth Annual Benefit Auction to be held on Feb. 23, sponsored by the University at Buffalo Law School's Buffalo Public Interest Law Program (BPILP).
  • Emergency Rescues, Pain Control, Genetics Among Topics Set for UB Mini-Medical School Spring Program
    Medicine as portrayed in the media, emergency rescues and trauma, pain control, and advances in genetics and psychiatry are among the major topics of discussion slated for the UB Mini-Medical School's spring program, "Current Topics in Clinical Medicine."
  • Pulp Fiction to Be Topic of UB Senior Alumni Luncheon
    The golden age of pulp fiction -- the popular, cheap, sleazy, sensational novels that played a role in American pop culture -- will be the topic of the University at Buffalo's Senior Alumni Luncheon to be held at noon on March 1 in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North Campus.
  • UB Seeks Southern Exposure for Its Campaign Efforts
    The University at Buffalo's fund-raising campaign is going south -- to Naples, Fla. Carole Fenstermacher, director of gift planning for UB's Office of University Development, is establishing a regional office in Naples.
  • UB Marketing Chair, Marketing Experts to Examine Image of Ford and Firestone Brands Following Tire Recall
    A comprehensive case study by the chair of the marketing department in the University at Buffalo School of Management on the brand images of Firestone and Ford Motor Co. will be the basis for a panel discussion to be held on March 3 by the school's Executive MBA Program.
  • Stinger Named Interim Dean for Arts and Sciences
    Charles L. Stinger, senior associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been named interim dean of the college, effective March 1.
  • UB Pharmacy School, Rochester Medical School Establish Joint Pharmacology Unit
    The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has implemented a new agreement that establishes a Clinical Pharmacology Unit jointly administered by UB's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
  • Mathematical Model Suggests Link Between Chaotic Oscillations in Kidneys and Hypertension
    Practitioners of applied mathematics use a lexicon of numerical equations, instead of letters and sentences, to illuminate the secrets of the physical world. Now UB mathematics professor Bruce Pitman is using this "foreign language," to help solve gritty, real-world problems by developing computational models of everything ranging from large industrial systems to tiny biological ones, including the primary functional unit in the kidneys -- the nephron, which measures a mere 20 microns across.
  • “Crossed Wires” in Brain Pathways Controlling Vision and Hearing Play Role in Tinnitus, UB Study Finds
    Tinnitus, the disruptive ringing in the ears that affects millions of people, originates not in the ear but in the brain, and not even exclusively in the brain's auditory centers, a new study conducted by scientists at the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo VA Medical Center has shown.
  • UB-Based Health Care Industries Association Sets 10th Annual Meeting for March 13
    The University at Buffalo-based Health Care Industries Association (HCIA) will celebrate a decade of generating regional economic growth and development during its 10th annual meeting, to be held March 13 in the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.
  • New York Islanders’ Former Co-Owner and CEO Donates to University at Buffalo’s Division of Athletics
    University at Buffalo alumnus Stephen Walsh -- business executive, former co-owner and CEO of the New York Islanders NHL hockey team -- and his wife, Janet B. Walsh, have pledged $250,000 to the University at Buffalo's Division of Athletics.
  • Tips on Genomics and Proteomics Research for Reporters
    Genomics and proteomics research in Western New York will play a significant role in the post-gene-mapping era. Here are some story lines and research initiatives that will be useful to you in your continuing coverage:
  • Digital Composer Combines Real Instruments, Computers to Produce Sounds that Tease, Seduce, Shock and Surprise
    Cort Lippe appears in his formal photographs to be the serious-minded composer he is -- a leading figure in the international electro-acoustic music community. He is an assistant professor and director of the Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios in the Department of Music at the University at Buffalo, an international nerve center for composition and research in the field of interactive computer music. That, however, is just part of his story.