• Researchers Invent Novel Way to Synthesize Quantum Dots
    A University at Buffalo research team has invented a new way to synthesize quantum dots -- luminescent nanocrystals made from semiconductor material that have the potential to be used to build exciting new devices for biological and environmental sensing, quantum computing, lasers and telecommunications.
  • Center Focusing on Indoor Air Quality Earns National Science Foundation Renewal
    The Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Biosurfaces at the University at Buffalo has been renewed as a "national center" by the National Science Foundation for a five-year term.
  • UB Blazes Academic Trail with Imaginative New Program in Digital Architecture
    An exciting, new dual master's-degree program offered by the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning exemplifies the interdisciplinary exchange provoked by the effect of the digital technology revolution on the field of architecture.
  • In Buffalo, a "Children's Geography" Reveals How Significantly Kids Impact Their Inner-City Neighborhoods
    For many school-age kids, geography consists mostly of maps of faraway places and the capitals of the 50 states. But some inner-city Buffalo children have been studying geography much closer to home and University at Buffalo researchers are paying attention.
  • Genes May Determine Who Developed Gulf War Syndrome, UB Researchers Find
    Veterans of the first Persian Gulf War suffering from medically unexplained fatigue associated with Gulf War Syndrome may have a genetic predisposition for developing the condition, geneticists at the University at Buffalo have found.
  • Undergraduate Is First UB Recipient of UUP's Eugene Link Scholarship
    Paul Zarembka, Ph.D., professor of economics at the University at Buffalo, says his former student, Daniel Cross of Hamburg, "is an outstanding student and a human being committed to economic justice, and this award is richly deserved." Cross is the first UB recipient of the annual Eugene P. Link Scholarship presented by United University Professions (UUP), the SUNY-wide faculty/staff labor union.
  • NMDA Receptors Function as 'Frequency Discriminators,' Possibly Initiating Long-Term Potentiation or Depression of Synapses, Biophysicists Find
    The NMDA receptor, a brain protein crucial for learning and memory, can function as a "frequency discriminator," translating stimulation frequency into current amplitude and possibly deciding whether the neuron will learn to become more or less receptive to future experiences, University of Buffalo biophysicists have revealed.
  • Annual "Sex on the Reef" Ritual Attracts UB Biologists Seeking Genomic Clues to Coral Bleaching
    A University at Buffalo biological sciences professor will be among the scientists on hand in early September to study the once-a-year spawning of massive star corals off of the Florida coast that generates millions of infant corals.
  • Freshman Class Reflects Significant Improvement in Quality and Diversity
    The University at Buffalo is set to enroll what may be the brightest freshman class in its history, and it has made significant strides to improve the diversity of incoming freshmen.
  • Physicist Uses Award to Study Magnetic Oxide
    John Cerne, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics in the College of Arts, has received a $75,000 Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation to study the fundamental physics of materials that are revolutionizing the understanding of metals.
  • Grant Will Fund Graduate Training To Make Library Web Sites Accessible To Users with Disabilities
    Graduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Informatics will work to make library Web sites in remote communities accessible to users with disabilities under a federal grant to a statewide consortium that includes the school's Department of Library and Information Studies.
  • Oral Biologists Aim to Develop Quick Saliva Test to Determine Risk of Periodontal Bone Loss
    Going to the dentist could be considerably more pleasant for patients, less time-consuming for dentists and less costly to the health-care system in the future if a new study being undertaken by oral biologists at the University at Buffalo goes as predicted.
  • Applications More Than Double at UB's School of Pharmacy
    Applications for the professional pharmacy degree program in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences for the upcoming academic year more than doubled over last year, reflecting a strong nationwide demand for pharmacists and the school's reputation as one of the country's top pharmacy schools.
  • Oral Biologists to Test if Better Oral Hygiene in the ICU Can Prevent or Reduce Incidence of Potentially Lethal Pneumonia
    An intervention that may reduce the incidence of hospital-acquired pneumonia in ventilated patients in intensive-care units by up to 50 percent is being tested by researchers from the University at Buffalo, supported by a $1.69 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
  • Links Between Oral and Systemic Diseases to be Topic of International Symposium Honoring Robert Genco, Eminent UB Dental Researcher
    Scientists from the U.S., Europe, South America, Asia and Australia will convene in Buffalo on Sept. 10-12 to discuss the latest research on the relationship between periodontal disease and many chronic systemic diseases in a symposium honoring Robert J. Genco, D.D.S., Ph.D., an international leader in the field of dental research.
  • Popular Singer Bruce Hornsby and his Band to Perform at UB on Nov. 1
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Bruce Hornsby at 8 p.m. on Nov 1 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • 19-year-old Singer/Songwriter Prodigy Nellie McKay to Perform at UB on Sept. 10
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Nellie McKay at 8 p.m. on Sept 10 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB to Offer New Post-Graduate Law Program
    The University at Buffalo Law School is offering a new General Master's of Laws (LL.M.) program. This post-professional degree program, open to students who have completed their first professional degrees in law, initially will admit international students who hold a first degree in law from a university in their own country.
  • UB Offering New B.S. Degree in Biomedical Sciences
    The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences this fall will begin offering a new Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences for students who anticipate applying to professional or graduate programs in the health sciences.
  • "Conventional/Unconventional Images" on View at UB Anderson Gallery
    "Conventional/Unconventional Images," an exhibition of more than 60-black-and white photos that look at the 1972 Democratic National Convention in Miami from two perspectives, is on view at UB Anderson Gallery, Martha Jackson Place, through Sept. 2.
  • Internal Searches Set for Three Vice Provost Positions
    Campus-wide searches to fill three vice provost positions in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs will commence at the start of the fall semester, Satish K. Tripathi said in a letter to the university community distributed on Aug. 18.
  • National Security Agency and NSF Sponsor Workshop at UB on Secure Knowledge Management in Cyberspace
    Secure knowledge management, the growing dilemma of how to gather, organize and share information among employees in organizations while ensuring security, will be the subject of a workshop to be held Sept. 23 and 24 in the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.
  • National Magazine Names UB Mathematics Professor One of the 50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science
    Scott Williams, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Mathematics in the University at Buffalo's College of Arts and Sciences, has been named one of the "50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science" for 2004 by Science Spectrum magazine.
  • A Rare Opportunity to Hear the Strange and Fascinating Musical Compositions of Ezra Pound
    The relationship between Ezra Pound's music compositions and his literary theories will be the subject of presentation and discussion on Oct. 1 by Robert Hughes and Margaret Fisher, Ph.D., two artists who have made the explication and performance of Pound's music a personal crusade.
  • Warsaw Village Band to Bring to UB Its Fresh Approach to Pure Polish Folk Music
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo, in collaboration with the UB Polish Studies Program, the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo and the Kosciuszko Foundation, Western New York Division, will present Warsaw Village Band at 8 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the Drama Theatre located at the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Embargo Changed for Study in Pediatrics
    Because of the Labor Day holiday, the embargo on the study by University at Buffalo researchers on social adjustment in children of short stature that will be reported in the September issue of Pediatrics has been moved to 12:01 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004.
  • UB Co-Sponsors Global Bio Pharma Conference
    The University at Buffalo and the Global Bio Pharma Conference Group is sponsoring "Global Bio Pharma Conference -- 2004," a gathering of biopharmaceutical industry leaders, academicians, scientists, entrepreneurs and representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to discuss "emerging issues, challenges and opportunities in the new millennium for biologicals, pharmaceuticals, clinical trials and diagnostics."
  • Parents of ADHD Children Should Consider Behavioral Therapy before Medication, Says Leading Authority on ADHD Treatment
    Teachers nationwide say about five percent of children in their classrooms have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and they estimate another 5 percent have ADHD but are undiagnosed, according to a survey conducted by University at Buffalo researchers.
  • "Citizen Kane" Among Films to Be Screened in "Buffalo Film Seminars"
    "Citizen Kane," considered by many to be one of the greatest films ever made, will be among the offerings in the ninth edition of "Buffalo Film Seminars," the semester-long series of screenings and discussions sponsored by UB and the Market Arcade Film and Arts Center.
  • New Radio Station to Provide UB Travel, Weather Advisories
    The University at Buffalo has received FCC licensing to operate UBAlert, its own low-power campus advisory and parking radio station to broadcast commuter, safety, weather, traffic directions/detours and event information.