• Urban Designer Who Calls for "A New Architecture" Is 2003 Clarkson Chair in Urban and Regional Planning at UB
    Urban designer Lars Lerup, distinguished international author, educator and designer, has been named the 2003 Clarkson Visiting Lecturer in Architecture at the University at Buffalo.
  • Adhesive Bond Used on Columbia Space Shuttle Known to be Less Heat Resistant, Says UB Materials Engineer
    The adhesive-bonding method used to secure heat-resistant ceramic tiles to the body of the Space Shuttle Columbia is known for its inability to withstand high temperatures, and should not be used exclusively in the construction of new space shuttles, according to a materials engineer at the University at Buffalo.
  • UB Chemist Traces the Environmental Fate of Antibiotics Used with Livestock from Barnyards to Crop Fields
    Research at the University at Buffalo is focusing on the residues of antibiotics used to promote growth in livestock and to treat their diseases that end up in the environment and could potentially alter microbial ecosystems in humans and animals, as well as in the environment.
  • UB School of Management Names Undergraduate Mezzanine in New Alfiero Center to Honor Alumna for $75,000 Gift
    The undergraduate mezzanine in the new Alfiero Center to be built at the University at Buffalo School of Management will be named in honor of MarySue French, of Strongsville, Ohio, who has made a gift of $75,000 to the school.
  • New GIS Tool Helps Foresters Curb Damage from Wildfires and Target Conservation Cost-Effectively
    A robust, new geographic information systems (GIS) software tool developed by a University at Buffalo geographer is helping the U.S. Forest Service to more quickly and accurately assess and contain the devastation wrought by forest fires.
  • UB Shares in Largest Award in History of Oishei Foundation
    The John R. Oishei Foundation today announced grants totaling $9 million to the three partners in the Buffalo Life Sciences Complex. The University at Buffalo, which previously received $1,542,000 for the recruitment, salaries and research of top-level scientists at the UB Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, will receive an additional $2 million for those purposes. Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute each will receive $3.5 million for buildings being constructed as part of the complex.
  • Limon Dance Company to Perform at UB on April 11
    The UB Center for the Arts will conclude its 2002/2003 KeyBank Dance Series with a performance by the Limon Dance Company at 8 p.m. April 11 in the Mainstage Theatre of the center on the North Campus.
  • April 13 Concert Set by Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones
    The Grammy Award-winning musical group, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will perform at 8 p.m. April 13 in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.
  • Jay Leno to Perform at UB on April 12
    Comedian and "Tonight" show host Jay Leno will perform at 8 p.m. April 12 in Alumni Arena on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus as part of the undergraduate Student Association's Comedy Series.
  • National Award Honors UB Chemist Whose Classes Help Communities Resolve Environmental Problems
    Joseph A. Gardella, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and associate dean for external affairs in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, this week will receive a national award recognizing his efforts working with communities affected by environmental hazards and using them as a backdrop against which he teaches undergraduate students about politics, society and analytical chemistry.
  • Poor Oral Health Adds to the Disease Burden of Alcoholics, UB Dental Researchers Show
    Alcohol abuse, alone a detriment to health, appears to lead to periodontal disease, tooth decay and mouth sores that are potentially precancerous, researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found.
  • UB Joins Cisco Systems, Buffalo Schools to Help Students in Several Districts Improve Computer Skills
    Cisco Systems and the University at Buffalo Center for Applied Technologies in Education (CATE), which has been a Cisco Regional Academy since 1999, will present their second annual Student Networkers' Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18 in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
  • University of Pennsylvania Expert on Media Law to Present UB Law School's Annual Mitchell Lecture
    C. Edwin Baker, a well-known and widely published expert on media law, will be the keynote speaker at the University at Buffalo Law School's annual Mitchell Lecture.
  • UB Law Review Dinner to Honor Hilary P. Bradford
    Hilary P. Bradford, corporate counsel to the Fisher-Price Co. in East Aurora and of counsel for the Rochester-based law firm Underberg and Kessler, will be recognized for his distinguished service to the University at Buffalo Law School and the Western New York community at the 14th annual Law Review Dinner.
  • Study at Research Institute on Addictions Addresses Best Methods for Treatment of Alcoholism
    Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study how and why different levels of care work for different people with alcohol problems.
  • Author Amy Tan to Speak as Part of UB Series
    Acclaimed best-selling author Amy Tan will speak at 8 p.m. March 26 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus as part of UB's 2002-03 Distinguished Speakers Series.
  • UB Experts Available to Discuss War with Iraq
    Faculty members from the University at Buffalo are available for members of the media covering the political, economic and cultural implications of a U.S. war with Iraq.
  • Members of UB Presidential Search Committee Named, Jeremy M. Jacobs to Lead Search Committee
    The members of the committee that will conduct the national search to identify the next president of the University at Buffalo have been named by Jeremy M. Jacobs, chair of the UB Council and chair of the UB Presidential Search Advisory Committee.
  • Niagara County Environmental Fund Invites Proposals
    The Niagara County Environmental Fund is seeking proposals for its 2003 funding cycle. The maximum funding level for any one project is $5,000. A minimum of $25,000 is available for all projects funded in this last cycle.
  • Treatment Regimen for Gum Disease in Diabetics Improves Glucose Status Along with Oral Health, UB Study Shows
    Diabetics with gum disease who were treated for 12 weeks with a medication aimed at stabilizing collagen and improving their immune response completed the three-month trial with better blood-sugar levels, as well as significantly improved oral health, a study conducted by dental researchers at the University at Buffalo has shown.
  • UB Study Links Gum Disease with Oral Cancer Risk
    Dental researchers from the University at Buffalo have found a significant association between one measure of periodontal disease and oral pre-cancerous lesions and tumors.
  • UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Introduces New Executive Education Breakfast Sessions
    The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) in the University at Buffalo School of Management will offer a series of executive-education breakfast sessions to be held monthly beginning March 27.
  • UB School of Management Alumni Association to Present Forum on Global Opportunities for WNY Businesses
    The University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association will host a forum entitled "Global Opportunities for Western New York Businesses" from 7:30-9 a.m. on March 26.
  • UB Alumni Association Sets Annual Awards Dinner for April 4
    A retired vice president of General Electric Co. who has had an extensive impact on the nation's nuclear energy and electrical power programs will receive the University at Buffalo Alumni Association's most prestigious award at the UB Alumni Association's Celebration of Excellence Dinner on April 4. Nine other individuals, including 6 UB alumni, also will receive awards at the dinner.
  • Lt. Governor Donohue Announces University at Buffalo is Largest Purchaser of Wind Power in New York State
    Lt. Governor Mary Donohue today praised the University at Buffalo for its commitment to become the state's largest purchaser of wind-generated electricity. The university was the first campus in the State University of New York system to purchase a portion of its power from a commercial supplier of wind-generated electricity.
  • Program to Examine Why Free Markets Flourish in Some Parts of the World, But Not in Others
    Writers and researchers from the fields of philosophy, economics, geography, geoinformation, psychology and other disciplines will gather at the University at Buffalo on April 12-15 for a multidisciplinary workshop, "The Mystery of Capital and the Construction of Social Reality," at which they will discuss ways of drawing underdeveloped countries into the arena of capitalist development
  • Formidable Entertainment Executive and Producer Brad Grey to Receive SUNY Honorary Degree on March 27
    Brad Grey, a University at Buffalo alumnus who is a top producer in the entertainment industry will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the State University of New York at the University at Buffalo on March 27.
  • UB Executive MBA Graduate Wins $25,000 in Annual Entrepreneur Competition
    Scott Carter, a 2002 graduate of the University at Buffalo Executive MBA program, has won the $25,000 first-place prize in UB's third annual Panasci Entrepreneurial Competition, which awards seed money to UB students and recent alumni who devise and present the best plans for launch of a viable new business in Western New York.
  • Hutson Receives NYSTAR Faculty Development Grant
    Alan D. Hutson, associate professor and chief of the Division of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo, has been awarded a Faculty Development grant from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research (NYSTAR) in recognition of academic excellence in the field of bioinformatics.
  • Project Focuses on Improving Delivery of Mental-Health Services in Western New York
    The School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo has been selected by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) to work with mental-health professionals to provide better care to residents -- particularly children -- of the 19 counties that make up the OMH Western Region.
  • Law, Technology and Development Workshop to be Hosted by Baldy Center for Law And Social Policy
    The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy in the University at Buffalo Law School, will present a workshop on "Law, Technology and Development" on March 29 in O'Brian Hall on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB Students Called to Serve in Active Duty
    Any day now, University at Buffalo student and National Guard reservist Mark Costa expects to be called to duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He doesn't know where he'll be assigned, but he knows he'll go very soon. When Costa departs, postponing the final semester of his graduate studies in library and information sciences, he'll join approximately 25 UB students already called to duty by all branches of the U.S. military.
  • UB Medical School Wins Reaccreditation for Eight Years; New Initiatives on Curriculum, Fiscal Management Lauded
    The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has earned reaccreditation for eight more years from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
  • UB Graduate James Foley to Premiere New Film in Buffalo
    For the second time this academic year, a film directed by a University at Buffalo alumnus will premiere in the Buffalo area. "Confidence," the new film directed by James Foley, B.A. '74, whose credits include "Reckless," "At Close Range," "Glengarry Glen Ross" and "The Chamber," will premiere on March 31 in the Market Arcade Film and Arts Centre, 639 Main St., Buffalo.
  • Arab-American Civil Liberties to be Topic of Lecture
    Jean AbiNader, managing director and chief operating officer of the Arab American Institute in Washington, D.C., will discuss "Arab Americans: At the Edge of the National Security Debate" during the fifth installment of the "Global Perspectives: Seeing the World Differently" lecture series at the University at Buffalo.
  • Conference to Address Health Care Disparities
    A conference addressing the issue of "AccessHealth: Collaborative Solutions for Health Care Disparities" will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 4 in the Screening Room in the Center for the Arts on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus.
  • HPCwire Picks Miller as One of Its 'Top People to Watch' in Global High-Performance Computing
    HPCwire, the top Web publication dedicated to news in high-performance computing, has named Russ Miller, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo, as one of its 2003 "top people to watch" in the field.
  • Gene Responsible for Mammalian Tooth Root Formation Identified
    University at Buffalo scientists have identified a gene responsible for initiating the normal development of tooth roots in mammals.
  • Alumni to Offer Students Career Guidance at "Reality Check"
    University at Buffalo seniors, juniors and sophomores are invited to learn about life after graduation at "Reality Check," a program sponsored by the University Student Alumni Board (USAB) to be held April 5 on UB's North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund Gives $50,000 for Study of Successful Leaders in High-Poverty Schools
    There are leaders to be found, working at schools in the poorest communities, who have helped students succeed amid the challenges that surround them. Stephen L. Jacobson, Ph.D., of the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education (GSE), with the support of the Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund, hopes to identify such leaders and learn from their strategies, their efforts and their victories.
  • 30 High School Students to be Honored as Part of Poetry Contest Held by UB College of Arts and Sciences
    Colin Stricklin of Amherst, a senior at Amherst Central High School, has been named the first-prize winner in the poetry contest for high school students sponsored by the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Initiated by CAS Dean Uday Sukhatme, the poetry contest was held as part of the college's increased efforts to introduce high school students to UB and its College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Students to See Leadership in Action as Part of Program Sponsored by Leadership Development Center at UB
    Students at the University at Buffalo will have the chance to see leadership in action on April 2 when they take part in the 5th annual Leadership Experience and Achievement Program (LEAP), sponsored by the Leadership Development Center.
  • UB Dental School to Offer Free Oral Cancer Screening
    The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will offer its annual free oral cancer screening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 14 in Squire Hall on the UB South (Main Street) Campus.
  • Gray Matter Structure Shrinks in Brains of MS Patients, UB Neuroimaging Scientists Find
    A brain structure called the caudate nucleus, which plays an important role in cognition, emotions, mood, and motor function, may shrink by nearly 20 percent in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers from the University at Buffalo have shown.