• Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy Will Not Deter UB Aerospace Students from Pursuing Their Dreams
    News of Saturday's space shuttle tragedy was especially upsetting to students who belong to the University at Buffalo's chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a nationwide association of students and professionals with career interests in space flight and exploration.
  • UB to Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    Jillian Vogtli, a former Ellicottville resident, member of the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team and 2002 Olympian, will deliver the keynote address at the University at Buffalo's 13th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration, to be held from 8-9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 in Alumni Arena on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • $1.5 Million Grant to Establish UB Center for Research in Cardiovascular Medicine
    The John R. Oishei Foundation has awarded $1.5 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to establish a highly interactive, multidisciplinary Center for Research in Cardiovascular Medicine that will lead to better understanding of the mechanisms responsible for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in ischemic heart disease.
  • For Valentine's Day, Why Not Improve Your Relationship?
    Forty-five percent of new marriages end in divorce and psychologists say relationship conflict is related directly to poor physical health, depression, parent-child conflict and behavior problems. In February and March, the University at Buffalo Psychological Services Center will offer two three-hour workshops for people currently in a romantic relationship, whether married, partnered, living together or dating seriously. They may attend alone or with their partner.
  • Cameron Baird Foundation Gives $50,000 to UB for Digitization of WBFO Studios
    The Cameron Baird Foundation has given a $50,000 grant to WBFO 88.7 FM, the National Public Radio affiliate operated by the University at Buffalo, to be used for the digitization of all station studios.
  • Spring Life Enhancement Workshops at UB Will Address Stress, Social Anxiety, Chronic Insomnia, Smoking
    Completely stressed out? A nervous wreck in social situations? A chronic insomniac? Smoking like a fiend, despite your attempts to quit? Well, you're luckier than a lot of folks because this spring, the Psychological Services Center at the University at Buffalo will offer four, eight-week Life Enhancement Workshops, facilitated by a team of clinical psychologists, to help you address your problems.
  • Professor Goes by the Book in Gift to the UB Department of Communication
    Gerald Goldhaber, associate professor of communication in the University at Buffalo School of Informatics, has donated the royalties of the current and future editions of his textbook "Organizational Communication" to create a discretionary fund for students in the school's Department of Communication.
  • Multimedia Artist's Work Offers Provocative Critique of Popular Culture
    It may have been the broken black-and-white television set that was never replaced during her childhood. Perhaps it was the neighborhood spy clubs and intricately kept code books, or the Super 8 film camera purchased for $2 at the Salvation Army that fueled a future filmmaker's imagination. Today, Caroline Koebel, multimedia artist and assistant professor of media study at the University at Buffalo, finds creative impetus in themes that are inherently political, sexual, often racial and almost always concerned with gender and identity.
  • University at Buffalo Experts Available to Discuss a War with Iraq
    Faculty members from the University at Buffalo are available for members of the media covering the political, military, economic and social implications of a U.S. war with Iraq.
  • Department of Theatre and Dance to present Arthur Kopit's "Chamber Music"
    The University at Buffalo's Department of Theatre and Dance will present a student production of Arthur Kopit's "Chamber Music" from Feb. 26 to March 2 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The production is sponsored by WBFO 88.7 FM.
  • V-Day Benefit Presentation of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" to be Held in UB Center for the Arts Feb. 18 and 19
    As part of the V-Day 2003 College Campaign, the ground-breaking, Obie Award-winning "The Vagina Monologues" is coming to the University at Buffalo in the Center for the Arts Drama Theatre on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB Center for Advanced Technology Awards $2 Million to Fund 11 Industry-University Collaborative Projects
    The University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) is awarding $2 million in funding to support 11 industry-university collaborative projects ranging from the development of a diagnostic medical device to a bioinformatics tool for virtual cloning.
  • UB Buffalo Public Interest Law Program Auction to Raise Funds for Public Interest Fellowships
    The University at Buffalo Law School's Buffalo Public Interest Law Program will hold an auction to benefit public-interest fellowships Feb. 28 in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
  • Film Series at UB to Focus on Women's Struggles for Liberation
    "My Country is the World: Films by Women" -- The Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender's (IREWG) 7th International Women's Film Festival -- will debut Feb. 13 with a screening of the Iranian film "Two Women" at 7 p.m. in the Market Arcade Film and Arts Centre, 639 Main St., Buffalo.
  • Parents' Sport Fishing and Consumption of Toxins in Sport Fish Contribute to Shifts in Gender-Role Behavior, UB Scientists Find
    Women's exposure to environmental contaminants that mimic the activity of human sex hormones during prenatal development can affect the masculinity and femininity of their offspring, UB researchers have found.
  • Astronaut Mae Jemison to Deliver King Address at UB
    Mae C. Jemison, astronaut, physician, engineer and entrepreneur, will deliver the keynote address at the 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event on Feb. 27 at the University at Buffalo. Jemison was the first woman of color to go into space when she blasted into orbit as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on Sept. 12, 1992.
  • UB's Hamady Collection to be Exhibited at Grolier Club in NYC
    Works by legendary bookmaker and printer Walter S. Hamady from the holdings of the University at Buffalo Poetry and Rare Books Collection will be exhibited at the Grolier Club in New York City, the oldest and largest society for book lovers in the United States.
  • UB to Host American College Dance Festival March 12-15
    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts and the UB Department of Theatre and Dance will host the American College Dance Festival, March 12-15. More than 600 university dance students and faculty from Western New York and throughout the Northeast will convene on the campus for the four-day festival, which includes master classes, concerts and panel discussions. In addition, a panel of internationally renowned guest artists will adjudicate dance works presented by the participants.
  • Preview Performance of "Birdbath" Scheduled for March 5-6 in UB Center for the Arts
    Invited by the Universite de Franche-Comte, France, the International Artistic and Cultural Exchange (IACE) Program of the University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance will bring a student delegation to represent the university and the United States at the 12th Rencontres Internationales du Theatre (TUFC) to be held March 11-15, in Besancon, France.
  • Theatrical Design Is Subject of Student Exhibit at UB
    The University at Buffalo's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Empty Space 2003: Students Design for Theatre," March 18-27 in the Art Department Gallery located in the lower level (Room B45) of the UB Center for the Arts on the North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Fourth Annual Minority High School Visitation Program to be Sponsored by UB Law School
    The University at Buffalo Law School will hold its fourth annual Minority High School Visitation Program from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday (Feb. 21) in John Lord O'Brian Hall on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • "Cutting Edge" Lecture Series Designed for High School Students
    The College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo is reaching out to local high school students and their parents through a new Cutting Edge lecture series that will be held beginning March 1.
  • Publication of First Comprehensive Book on Biophotonics Marks a New Era for the Emerging Science
    Today's most exciting science is being done at the interfaces of established disciplines, but sometimes the difficulties of communicating across those disciplines thwarts the collaborations that are so crucial to success in these new fields. The publication of "Introduction to Biophotonics" by Paras Prasad, Ph.D., provides researchers from a broad range of backgrounds with one, user-friendly foundation for advancing the science of biophotonics.
  • Legendary Stage, Screen Star Gregory Hines to Perform at UB on March 29
    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present "An Evening with Gregory Hines" at 8 p.m. March 29 in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The performance is sponsored by Kaufmann's.
  • Roy to Deliver Architecture and Planning Lecture
    Award-winning architect Lindy Roy will speak on March 5 at the University at Buffalo as part of the spring lecture series of the UB School of Architecture and Planning.
  • Standard Stroke Risks Don't Account for Disparity in Stroke Deaths Between Blacks and Whites, UB Study Shows
    A 30 percent greater incidence of stroke-related deaths between African Americans and whites is not accounted for by differences in conventional risk factors -- such as hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol -- known to affect a person's chances of suffering a stroke, research conducted at the University at Buffalo Toshiba Stroke Research Center has shown.
  • UB School of Management Receives $125,000 Gift to Develop Entrepreneurship
    Former Buffalonians Irene and Frank Jellinek, 1940 graduates of the University at Buffalo, have committed $125,000 to the UB School of Management to be used for the development of entrepreneurial studies.
  • UB Researchers Use Computer Cluster to Create Model of Contaminant Flow in Groundwater
    When engineers conduct research on groundwater, the water that flows beneath Earth's surface, they usually think of "large-scale" as one watershed -- an area of land where all of the water on it or under it drains into the same place, such as a lake and its tributaries. Using a 300-node Dell high-performance computing cluster (HPCC) in the Center for Computational Research (CCR) at the University at Buffalo, researcjers are working to turn that definition on its head.
  • Two UB Faculty Members Win Prestigious Awards from Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
    Two faculty members in the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning have received prestigious awards from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), the most important academic organization in the field.
  • Passive Smoke from Spouse Can Increase a Smoking Woman's Stroke Risk Three-Fold, UB Study Shows
    Women already at risk of having a stroke because they smoke cigarettes increase their stroke risk three-fold if they live with a spouse who smokes, a study conducted at the University at Buffalo has shown.
  • Strenuous Physical Activity Throughout Life Can Decrease Risk of Breast Cancer, UB Study Finds
    Women who take part in strenuous leisure-time activities vigorous enough to work up a sweat appear to cut their risk of developing breast cancer, researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown.
  • UB Researchers, Versed in Sanskrit and Computer Science, Develop Tools to Bridge the Digital Divide
    Funded by the National Science Foundation, University at Buffalo researchers are taking a major step toward boosting online access to documents written in ancient Sanskrit, modern Hindi and dozens of Indian and South Asian languages that are based on the beautiful, intricate symbols of the Devanagari script.
  • Alice Carey to Present Reading at UB on March 17 as Part of WBFO "Meet the Author" Series
    Alice Carey, author of "I'll Know It When I See It: A Daughter's Search for Home in Ireland," will give a reading from her book at 7 p.m. March 17 in the auditorium of Allen Hall on the South Campus.
  • Panasci Entrepreneurial Competition Enters Final Round
    Six teams of students and alumni from the University at Buffalo will compete for $40,000 in prizes in the final round of the Panasci Entrepreneurial Competition on March 3 in the Jacobs Executive Development Center, 672 Delaware Ave.
  • Jazz Singer, Pianist Peter Cincotti to perform April 4 in CFA
    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts will present a performance by Peter Cincotti at 8 p.m. April 4 in the Mainstage theater located in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The concert is co-sponsored by WBFO-FM.
  • UB Creates "Population Health Observatory" to Conduct Regional Bioterrorism Surveillance, Document Health Trends
    The University at Buffalo is establishing one of the first local health surveillance systems in the United States, which aims to do for the eight counties comprising Western New York what state health departments do statewide and the Centers for Disease Control does for the nation.