• Public Reading/Discussion Program Opens Feb. 8
    "Reading Between the Lines for Adults," an evolving state and national program designed to encourage informed civic discussion, will begin in Buffalo and Amherst next week and run through May.
  • CFA's Burrows to receive 2006 Arts Council Award
    The Arts Council in Buffalo & Erie County has selected Thomas Burrows, executive director of the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts to receive this year's Arts Administrator Award. Burrows and other award recipients will be honored on March 21 at the 20th Annual Arts Awards Luncheon in the Buffalo Convention Center.
  • Theatre Department to Present Kafka's "The Trial"
    The University at Buffalo's Department of Theatre and Dance will present Franz Kafka's The Trial, adapted by Steven Berkoff and directed by Vincent O'Neill, artistic director of the Irish Classical Theatre Company, Feb. 22-26 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB to Hold Tibet in Buffalo Film Festival
    Martin Scorsese's film "Kundun" will open the Tibet in Buffalo Film Festival on March 9, the first film in a special series showcasing some of the best films about the Dalai Lama, Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism.
  • New Book Looks at Economic Rights in U.S., Canada
    Although the United States and Canada both are large prosperous nations, the countries are not created equal when it comes to economic and other human rights, says Claude E. Welch, Jr., SUNY Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, at the University at Buffalo, in a new book.
  • Anderson Gallery Receives Archive, Artwork of Alum
    The UB Anderson Gallery, the University at Buffalo's art museum, has received the archive -- personal journals, travel slides and other artifacts -- and seven works of art by the late artist and UB alumnus Allan D'Arcangelo (1930-98). The gifts significantly contribute to UB Anderson Gallery's continuing endeavor to be an academic resource for students and scholars by supplementing its growing collection and archive on contemporary art.
  • Diet Study Shows Little Effect on Disease in Women
    The nearly decade-long dietary modification trial of the national Women's Health Initiative(WHI), which tested the effect of a diet low in total fat and high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, showed that that diet had no statistically significant effect on rates of breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and stroke.
  • Pharmacy School, Pfizer Create Strategic Alliance
    The University at Buffalo's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences today announced a strategic alliance with Pfizer, Inc., that will provide up to $7.5 million to develop at UB a Center of Excellence in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics and to support training and research in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
  • Exhibition of New U.S. Border Station Architecture
    "Thresholds Along the Frontier: Contemporary U.S. Border Stations" a traveling exhibition of newly designed U.S. international border stations, will be on display in the James Dyett Gallery in the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning Feb. 1through March 13 before traveling to other venues in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Chemical Sensors to Sniff Out Diseases in Human Breath
    University at Buffalo researchers are developing a rugged, inexpensive Breathalyzer-type device that, just like the nose of a human -- or other mammal -- will contain thousands of chemical sensors "trained" to recognize complex chemical patterns, some of which are known biomarkers for certain diseases.
  • Calcium, Vitamin D Don't Prevent Colorectal Cancer
    Daily calcium and vitamin D supplements do not lower the risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women as previous studies had suggested, results of the national Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trial have shown.
  • Master Guitarist Joe Satriani to Perform April 10
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Joe Satriani with very special guest Eric Johnson at 8 p.m. on April 10 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Auction to Benefit Law Student Fellowships
    The Buffalo Public Interest Law Program (BPILP) will host its 11th annual auction on Feb. 23 at the Statler Towers, 107 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. The event is the primary fundraiser to provide scholarships allowing University at Buffalo law students to accept unpaid public interest summer positions.
  • Rivoli to Speak as Part of Lippes Speaker Series
    Pietra Rivoli, Ph.D., author of "The Travels of a T-Shirt in a Global Economy: An Economist Examines Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade" (Wiley Publishers, 2005), will speak at 7 p.m. on March 2 in the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts Screening Room on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Free Saturday Lectures Targeted to High School Students
    The Cutting Edge Lecture Series, a free series of Saturday-morning seminars in which top University at Buffalo scholars and alumni give presentations aimed at increasing public awareness of the rapid advancements being made in a number of academic and professional fields, will open its 2006 edition on Feb. 25.
  • Tutzauer Named Communication Department Chair
    Frank E. Tutzauer of Buffalo, associate professor in the Department of Communication, School of Informatics, has been appointed chair of the department.
  • UB Saves $21,000 Annually with "Green" Vending Machines
    The University at Buffalo is leading the way in energy savings as the first university in the country to completely replace its campus-wide beverage vending machines with green technology, saving $21,000 a year on electricity costs.
  • Henderson Receives Hearing Conservation Award
    Donald Henderson, Ph.D. professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences in the University at Buffalo's College of Arts and Sciences, received the 2006 Outstanding Hearing Conservation Award from the National Hearing Conservation Association.
  • UB Engineers Tackle Nanoelectronics Roadblocks
    University at Buffalo engineers are working to solve two significant roadblocks impeding the creation of smaller, faster and more powerful electronic devices.
  • DOD Funds National Information Fusion Center
    A new U.S. Department of Defense-funded center based at CUBRC and the University at Buffalo will provide the U.S. armed forces with critical technologies to enhance major national security initiatives, such as aiding the hunt for weapons of mass destruction and providing accurate intelligence information to support operations and decision-making.
  • Michigan St. Baptist Church Directory Coming Home
    The original directory of the historic Michigan Street Baptist Church, missing for more than 50 years, has been found and will be presented to Michigan Street Preservation Corp. in a ceremony at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Feb. 23, 2006) in the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Ct., Buffalo.
  • Ionesco's "La Lecon" to be Performed March 4 at UB
    Le Theatre de la Chandelle Verte, a vibrant national educational theater company devoted to the performance of works for contemporary French theater, will present "Une soiree Ionesco" -- an evening devoted to playwright Eugene Ionesco -- at the University at Buffalo on March 4.
  • Lectures to Feature Architects, Urban Planners
    For those interested in the progress of contemporary architecture here and abroad, and planning in the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, the annual illustrated lecture series offered by the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning is a boon.
  • Fingerprint Advances Will Fight Cybercrime
    Forgot your password? No problem. Biometrics researchers at the University at Buffalo have made important advances that bring closer the day when we can access devices and Web sites with nothing more than the touch of a fingertip.
  • UB Anderson Gallery to present Elemental House
    Elemental House, a project by first-year undergraduate students from the Department of Architecture in the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on March 3 in the UB Anderson Gallery.
  • Exhibition to highlight work of Francisco Toledo
    Francisco Toledo: Contemporary Graphic Art, an exhibition which highlights prints from the University at Buffalo's permanent collection, opens at UB Anderson Gallery with a public reception from 6-8 p.m. on, March 3.
  • UB Art Gallery to host Showpocalypse
    Showpocalypse, an exhibition of artwork by first-year MFA students from the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, will open on March 2 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. in the UB Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Organ Music Dominates March Concerts
    The spotlight will be on organ music in March at the UB, as two renowned performers will appear in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the North Campus.
  • At Old Volcanoes, Slopes Turn Mudflows Deadly
    Mudflows initiated by natural processes at old, inactive volcanoes are some of the most lethal geologic phenomena and they contributed to last week's tragic mudslide in Guinsaugon, Philippines, according to a University at Buffalo scientist whose team has developed advanced computer models of mudflows.
  • Architects Help Solve Dental-Education Challenge
    In an unusual collaboration, a professor in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has joined forces with faculty members in UB's School of Architecture and Planning to develop a high-tech teaching tool to assist in the education of dental students and patients.
  • The 20 Most Psychologically Intriguing Legal Cases
    From investigations into Lee Harvey Oswald's troubled adolescence to courtroom debates over Mike Tyson's violent tantrums, the 20 most psychologically intriguing legal cases of the past 50 years are chronicled in a new book coauthored by a University at Buffalo law professor and a clinical psychologist who is a graduate of the UB Law School.
  • Surgery for Child Apnea Leads to Weight Gain
    A study by a University at Buffalo pediatric researcher investigating the causes of weight gain in children after they have their tonsils and adenoids removed to treat sleep-disordered breathing has shown that removing these tissues results in less fidgeting and other non-exercise motor activity.