• Classes and Activities Cancelled for the Remainder of the Day (Feb. 1, 2002), Effective at 3 p.m.
    The University at Buffalo has cancelled classes and activities for the remainder of the day (Friday, February 1, 2002), effective at 3 p.m. This is in response to a Town of Amherst "State of Emergency" and a municipal travel ban.
  • Triggle Named SUNY University Professor
    David J. Triggle, SUNY Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and former UB provost, has been named a SUNY University Professor in recognition of his extraordinary achievement as a scientist, administrator and educator.
  • The Honorable Antonin Scalia to Speak at Luncheon
    The Honorable Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, will be the featured speaker at a luncheon at noon on March 13 in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. He is coming to Buffalo at the invitation of Rabbi Noson Gurary, regional director of the Chabad House of Buffalo and an adjunct faculty member in the Law School. The University at Buffalo Law School is co-sponsoring the event.
  • Fanfare Theatre Ensemble to Perform Original Musical Adaptation of "Pinocchio"
    Fanfare Theatre Ensemble will perform the original musical production of "Pinocchio," based on the classic tale by Carlo Collodi, at 2 p.m. on Feb. 24 in the Mainstage Theatre located in Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • WBFO 88.7 FM Announces Staff Changes
    WBFO 88.7 FM, the National Public Radio affiliate operated by the University at Buffalo, has announced some recent staff changes.
  • University to Honor Life and Work of Alan E. Cober, Distinguished Visiting Artist at UB for 11 Years
    The University at Buffalo will honor the life and work of the late illustrator and teacher Alan E. Cober with a series of events that recognize his innovative and nationally distinguished work, collegial relationships with other artists of national distinction and the great influence he had on the many students he taught as visiting professor of art and Distinguished Visiting Artist at UB from 1987-96.
  • Bela Fleck and the Flecktones to Perform March 4 in UB Center for the Arts
    The UB Center for the Arts will present the Grammy Award-winning musical group, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, on March 4 at 8 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • President Clinton to Speak at UB on April 10
    Former President William J. Clinton will be at the University at Buffalo as a "student choice" speaker at 4 p.m. on April 10 in Alumni Arena on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The speech by the 42nd President of the United States is expected to focus on national and world events; Clinton will take questions from the audience.
  • UB to Present "The Vagina Monologues" as Part of V-Day 2002 College Campaign
    As part of the V-Day 2002 College Campaign, the University at Buffalo will present "The Vagina Monologues," the ground-breaking, Obie Award-winning play by Eve Ensler at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and 20 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Indigo Girls to Perform in UB's Mainstage Theatre on March 3
    The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter duo Indigo Girls will present in a special acoustic performance at 8 p.m. March 3 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Diabetes-Brittle Bones Link Underscores Need for Earlier Education About Osteoporosis
    The importance of educating women who have type 1 diabetes about osteoporosis at a much earlier age is underscored by preliminary data from research at the University at Buffalo showing that diabetes and brittle bones may go hand in hand.
  • In Nature, UB Team Reports Infrared to Visible Upconverted Stimulated Emission
    A team of University at Buffalo researchers reports in the current issue of Nature the first observation of a phenomenon called stimulated emission by direct three-photon excitation, which occurs when three photons of lower energy are simultaneously absorbed to reach a higher energy state.
  • UB Supporters to Travel to Albany Tomorrow to Make the Case for Bioinformatics
    Local backers of the Buffalo Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics will travel to Albany tomorrow (Feb. 12, 2002) to ask legislators to support funding proposals for the center.
  • Mihalko Named Executive Director of CAT
    William M. Mihalko, M.D., Ph.D., has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo's Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) by UB Provost Elizabeth D. Capaldi.
  • UB Team Finds Effectiveness of Steroids Drops Sharply as "Severe" Tolerance Occurs Within Hours of Exposure
    A team of University at Buffalo researchers that has been at the forefront of quantifying and predicting the complex effects of drugs, now has found in animal studies that there is a "severe" tolerance to steroids that occurs soon after their initial use that blunts the effects of the drugs.
  • Moral, Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Lawyers, Judges to be Focus of Panel Discussion
    Members of the local judiciary will look at the everyday moral and ethical issues members of the profession face at a panel discussion to be held Feb. 27 at the University at Buffalo.
  • Events to Focus on Latin-American Literary Figures
    Lisa Block de Behar, noted Jorge Luis Borges scholar, will participate in a series of events focusing on major Latin-American literary figures and interpretive practices to be held at the University at Buffalo on Feb. 18-20.
  • Capaldi to Address Senior Alumni Luncheon
    University at Buffalo Provost Elizabeth D. Capaldi will discuss her vision of UB's future as a research university during a Senior Alumni Luncheon to be held at noon on March 6 in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Scholar, Author Stephen Carter to Speak at UB at 25th Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemoration
    Stephen L. Carter -- scholar, author and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University -- will speak at the University at Buffalo on March 13 at the 25th Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.
  • UB Opera Workshop to Present Rarely Performed Work, Dido and Aeneas
    The University at Buffalo Opera Workshop will present Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, at 8 p.m. March 8 and 2:30 p.m. March 9 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB Law School to Hold Program to Help Minority High School Students Learn About Law School
    As part of National Minority Law Student Recruitment Month, the University at Buffalo Law School will hold a visitation luncheon and program for minority high school students who are interested in learning more about attending law school.
  • Work Progressing on Master Landscaping Plan for UB
    The development of a master landscaping plan for the University at Buffalo's two campuses is moving forward, with the consultant now preparing detailed designs for two high-profile areas on each campus.
  • Workshop in Havana Lays Groundwork for Master's Degree with Emphasis in Caribbean Studies
    The University at Buffalo is working with the University of Havana on a collaborative effort through which students will be able to obtain from UB an interdisciplinary Master of Arts in humanities degree with a specialty in Caribbean studies.
  • Habitually Sleeping More Than 8 Hours, Need for Daytime Nap Signal Increased Risk of Death From Stroke, Study Finds
    Daytime nappers and people who routinely sleep more than eight hours a night have a greater chance of dying from stroke than those with more standard sleep habits, a study by stroke researchers at the University at Buffalo has shown.
  • Western New York's Three Congressmen to Discuss Church-State and Civil Liberties Issues at Public Forum
    Western New York's three Congressmen will discuss church-state and civil liberties issues when the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) holds its fourth annual "On the Issues" community educational program.
  • UB Domestic Violence Task Force to Sponsor Performance of "Father Knows Best"
    The Domestic Violence Task Force in the University at Buffalo Law School will sponsor a performance of "Father Knows Best," presented by the Theater for Change, at 7 p.m. on March 19 in the Student Union Theatre on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB's Mugel Tax Moot Court Competition to Examine Debt Discharge Income, Capital Loss
    The University at Buffalo Law School will host the 2002 Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition on Feb. 21-23.
  • UB Researchers Incorporating Virtual Reality in Simulating Volcanic Avalanches, Pyroclastic Flows
    Technologies ranging from mathematical modeling, geologic simulation and geographic information science to scientific computing and virtual reality are being combined by University at Buffalo researchers for the first time to provide the most accurate information on geologic dangers to scientists, civil-defense authorities and citizens who live in the shadow of volcanoes.
  • Poko Puppets to Perform "The Peter Rabbit Review" in UB's Center for the Arts
    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present the world-renowned Poko Puppets in "The Peter Rabbit Revue" at 2 p.m. March 23 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB Study Shows Those With Less Than 12 Years Education Face Twice the Risk of Dying from Stroke
    If policymakers need one more reason to press for a good education for all Americans, here it is: Education is a boon to public health. University at Buffalo researchers have found that as education level goes up, risk of death from stroke and brain hemorrhage goes down. The relationship likely exists for other chronic diseases, as well.
  • A Diet Rich in Red, Green and Yellow Fruits and Vegetables May Help Maintain Healthy Lungs, UB Study Shows
    A dietary study by University at Buffalo nutrition researchers has shown that lutein and zeaxanthin, rather obscure antioxidant vitamins in the carotenoid family, have a significant positive effect on lung health.
  • Stemgenix Joins UB Technology Incubator
    Stemgenix LLC, a biotech start-up company that seeks to become a worldwide leader in specialized media necessary for the isolation, propagation and utilization of stem cells and specialized immune cells for both research and clinical applications, has moved into the University at Buffalo Technology Incubator.
  • Project Aimed at Reducing Street Prostitution Honored by Police Executive Research Forum
    A unique, cross-disciplinary research project involving the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Department (BPD) aimed at reducing street prostitution has received recognition from a national police group.
  • Brazeau to Serve as Chair-Elect of AACP Council of Faculties
    Gayle Brazeau, Ph.D., associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, will be installed as the chair-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Council of Faculties at its annual meeting in July.
  • 'Follow Me Home' to be Screened at UB
    The award-winning film "Follow Me Home" will be shown at 7 p.m. March 15 in the Screening Room in the Center for the Arts on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Donny Osmond to Perform in Center for the Arts April 11
    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts and UBASE will present Donny Osmond in concert at 8 p.m. on April 11 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Blues/Rock Performers Gov't Mule to Appear in Center for the Arts
    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present acclaimed blues/rock group Gov't Mule at 8 p.m. on April 15 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Voldemar Innus, Kevin Seitz Named UB Vice Presidents
    Two longtime UB administrators have been named vice presidents as part of an administrative reorganization resulting from Robert J. Wagner's announcement that he will step down as senior vice president this summer.