• Davis Makes Historic Gift to UB Engineering
    John R. "Jack" Davis, a well-known Western New York industrialist who graduated from the University at Buffalo with a degree in engineering, has given $1.5 million to the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in support of a new high-tech, flagship engineering building to be constructed on UB's North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB Poetry Collection Will Help Illuminate International Literary Conference
    Michael Basinski, Ph.D., curator of the Poetry Collection at the University at Buffalo, will discuss the university's significant Robert Graves holdings at the ninth annual international Robert Graves Conference to be held at St. John's College, Oxford University, Sept. 9-13.
  • Uncertainty Analysis Is Key to Predicting Severity of Floods, Sedimentation
    People who live in flood-prone areas naturally aren't thrilled about the uncertainty they must cope with each hurricane season, but research conducted by a University at Buffalo engineer is based on the idea that a better understanding of this uncertainty is key to helping mitigate damage from floods.
  • Palin's Speech Packs Power
    UB political scientists are available to discuss the Republican National Convention, including last night's speech by vice presidential candadate Sarah Palin.
  • Nancy Nielsen, AMA President, UB Medical Education Dean, to Inaugurate O.P. Jones Lecture
    Nancy H. Nielsen, Ph.D., M.D., president of the American Medical Association and senior associate dean for medical education at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, will present the inaugural Oliver P. "O.P." Jones, M.D., '56, Endowed Lectureship in Medical Education Sept. 19.
  • UB's Incoming Law School Class Among the Best Ever
    The University at Buffalo Law School this semester welcomes one of its most accomplished and selective classes in its 120-year history, a group of students Law School Dean Makau W. Mutua called a "breakthrough" for UB Law and the foundation on which to make UB one of the finest law schools in the country.
  • CFA to Host "The Most Trusted Stranger in America" on Oct. 9
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Frank Warren -- PostSecret Founder at 8 p.m. on Oct. 9 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Golisano Named 'Niagara Frontier Executive of the Year'
    B. Thomas Golisano, chairman of the board and founder of Paychex Inc. and owner of the Buffalo Sabres, has been named the 2008 Niagara Frontier Executive of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management.
  • How Women Urban Builders Collaborated to Remake their Environment
    "The modern city and the modern woman invented each other," says architectural historian Despina Stratigakos, a fact she says is clearly demonstrated in Berlin, a city that women began to claim as their own in bold and dramatic ways at the turn of the 20th century.
  • Wesley Clark to Replace John Edwards in Debate with Rove
    General Wesley K. Clark, U.S. Army (Ret.), will join Karl Rove for this month's UB Distinguished Speakers Series (DSS) election debate. The program is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 in Alumni Arena on UB's North (Amherst) Campus.
  • UB Invests $5.3 Million to Improve Campus Safety
    The University at Buffalo is working closely with students, neighborhood leaders and the City of Buffalo to provide a safe and secure environment on its South (Main Street) Campus.
  • Black Holes and the Large Hadron Collider, No Worries
    No, the startup of the Large Hadron Collider this week won't create a massive black hole that will wipe out life on Earth as we know it, according to University at Buffalo assistant professor of physics Dejan Stojkovic.
  • Thomas to Direct HSBC Center in UB School of Management
    John M. Thomas, professor of operations management and strategy in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been named director of the school's HSBC Center for Global Business Leadership (HSBC Center).
  • Study Finds If Your Self Esteem Is Low, a Faux Relationship Can Give You a Boost
    Shira Gabriel, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at the University at Buffalo, says "parasocial relationships" -- one-sided associations in which a party knows a great deal about someone who knows nothing about them -- can have self-enhancing benefits for people with low-self esteem, benefits they do not receive in real relationships.
  • UB Physicists Celebrate LHC Startup, Decades After Its Inception
    Particle physicists don't ordinarily have a reputation as the most effusive bunch in the world but University at Buffalo physicists, along with their colleagues all over the planet, are positively exuberant about the Sept. 10 debut of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN (the European Center for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland, the most powerful particle physics accelerator ever built.
  • Ehrlich Named to Governor's Economic Advisory Council
    Renowned University at Buffalo economist Isaac Ehrlich has been named to Governor David A. Paterson's newly convened Council of Economic Advisors.
  • 'Operation Doorhanger' to Provide Safety and Community Tips to 4,000 University Heights Residences
    More than 4,000 "doorhangers" printed with safety reminders and tips on how to be a good neighbor will be distributed to students and other residents of University Heights Saturday as part of the University at Buffalo's ongoing and longstanding efforts to improve safety and quality of life in the neighborhood.
  • UB Receives $1.5 Million to Assess Human Exposures to Pesticides and Associated Adverse Effects
    Pesticide exposure, particularly in children, is a serious health problem in many parts of the world, including the U.S. James Olson, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and toxicology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, is leading research studies on exposure to pesticides, the potential for adverse effects associated with exposures in certain populations and genetic susceptibility to the pesticides.
  • UB Gets Out the Vote: UB/BPS Partnership Registers High School Students for Fall Election
    University at Buffalo student volunteers canvassed 12 Buffalo Public Schools today registering 18-year-old high school students to vote in the November election and acting as mentors in the power of the democratic process.
  • Stand-Up Comedy Legend and UB Alum Bobby Collins to Perform Oct. 4
    Grammy nominated comedian Bobby Collins will perform in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo's North (Amherst) Campus at 8 p.m. on Oct. 4.
  • Joe Satriani to Perform with Very Special Guest Mountain featuring Leslie West and Corky Laing
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Joe Satriani with very special guest Mountain, featuring Leslie West and Corky Laing at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Education Pioneer Jonathan Kozol to Speak During Two-day Visit at UB
    Jonathan Kozol, the educator and social activist whose iconic books on urban schools have shaped the sensibilities of generations of teachers, will participate in two events this October at the University at Buffalo.
  • Susan Tedeschi, with Special Guest Joe Pug, to perform Oct. 14 at UB
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Susan Tedeschi with special guest Joe Pug at 8 p.m. on Oct. 14 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Receives National Recognition
    The University at Buffalo School of Management's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi received a top prize and several additional awards at the organization's international conference in Anaheim, Calif., in August.
  • National Expert on Child Bullying and Hazing to Speak at UB
    Jean Alberti, Ph.D., a nationally known expert on child psychology and behavior, will speak on how to end bullying and school violence at 4 p.m. on Sept. 22 in 250 Baird Hall on the University at Buffalo's North Campus.
  • New Biomedical Engineering Initiative Will Develop Groundbreaking Medical Devices, Boost Local Industry
    The University at Buffalo announced today the establishment of a Department of Biomedical Engineering that will focus on development of groundbreaking medical devices and therapies addressing society's most pressing health problems, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
  • Two UB Professors Participate in National Conference of "Rising Star Engineers"
    Two University at Buffalo professors in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are participating in the 14th annual National Academy of Engineering 2008 "U.S. Frontiers of Engineering" symposium to be hosted Sept. 18-20 by Sandia National Laboratories at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
  • Transparency is Medicine to Marketplace Chaos, Says UB Law Scholar
    University at Buffalo Law School Professor David A. Westbrook specializes in "invisibles" that translate into rights that structure what Americans consider the pursuit of happiness. An expert on transparency in the marketplace, Westbrook has been in demand around the world and, in particular, in South America, where his message of greater accountability and public disclosure among financial markets and corporations has consistently struck a resonant chord with his audiences.
  • Wendt Foundation Gives WBFO Its Largest-Ever Gift of $300,000
    WBFO 88.7 FM, a major public service of the University at Buffalo and the region's most-listened-to NPR station, has received its largest single grant in the station's 50-year history: $300,000 from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation to support installation of the station's new tower and antenna from which it already has begun broadcasting.
  • Emergency Evacuation Plans in Upstate New York Inadequate, Says Expert
    In the case of an extreme event or disaster, many areas in upstate New York are ill prepared for a large-scale evacuation of people who don't own personal vehicles, says a University at Buffalo transportation and evacuation expert.
  • Late Registrants Could Swing Presidential Election in Some States
    University at Buffalo political scientist Joshua J. Dyck, Ph.D., says that Democrats and Republicans would be wise to concentrate on registering new voters right now because late registrants are more likely to vote in national elections than those who register early.
  • Simpson Calls for Reform of State Regulations Hampering UB 2020 and Higher Ed
    University at Buffalo President John B. Simpson today described the potential impact of state budget cuts on UB and called upon community members to help bring about state regulatory reforms that would empower UB to achieve UB 2020, the university's ambitious plan for expansion, academic excellence and economic development.
  • Compania Flamenco Jose Porcel to Perform as Part of M&T Bank Dance Series
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Compania Flamenco Jose Porcel at 8 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The performance is sponsored by M&T Bank.
  • Center for the Arts to Present Bowfire, the Total String Experience
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Bowfire at 8 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The performance is sponsored in part by Monaco's Violin Shop and Music Center.
  • 'City Voices, City Visions' Digital Video Project Again Takes Center Stage
    More than 100 educators will celebrate the success of and take cues from the University at Buffalo's pioneer "City Voices, City Visions" student digital video project during a regional conference to be held Sept. 26 in the WNED Studios, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo.
  • Quinan Opens UB's Fall 2008 Architecture and Planning Lecture Series
    The Fall 2008 Lecture Series sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning will open on Sept. 26 with a talk by architectural historian Jack Quinan, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Service Professor of art history at UB.
  • Basinski To Be Featured at Eclectic, Offbeat 2008 UNC Greensboro New Music Festival
    "City of Webs," a composition by University at Buffalo Music Department alumnus Alejandro Rutty (Ph.D., 2002) based on a text of the same title by Michael Basinski, Ph.D., curator of the UB Poetry Collection, will make its premiere as part of "Unimaginable Music & Unruly Artists," the 2008 New Music Festival to be presented by the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, School of Music Oct. 28-30.
  • Researchers Investigate Impact of Stress on Police Officers' Physical and Mental Health
    Policing is dangerous work, and the danger lurks not on the streets alone. The pressures of law enforcement put officers at risk for high blood pressure, insomnia, increased levels of destructive stress hormones, heart problems, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicide, University at Buffalo researchers have found through a decade of studies of police officers.
  • UB Dental School, Area Dentists, Combine Forces to Improve Children's Dental Health
    Taking children to the dentist is important to their overall health, but for many families in Western New York, dental care is an unaffordable luxury. From Oct. 6-11, however, seeing a dentist will be free or cost little, thanks to 35 dentists in communities throughout Western New Work and at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.
  • M&T Bank Dance Series to Feature Pilobolus
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Pilobolus at 8 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
  • The Derek Trucks Band to Perform at UB Nov. 2
    The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present The Derek Trucks Band at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.