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Join the 2017 Step Challenge and help the School of Public Health reach its goal of taking 200 million steps during April.
The device developed UB researchers and colleagues could help people without drinking water and those affected by natural disasters.
A UB study funded by the NIH aims to find out if providing more non-food alternatives could help prevent childhood obesity.
Bruce Jackson’s recordings of work songs sung by African-American convicts in Texas prisons during the 1960s have inspired a theater production.
UB pharmacy researchers have received a $1.8M grant to test a new seek-and-destroy cancer treatment.
A simple cheek full of dextrose gel keeps hypoglycemic babies with Mom, promotes breastfeeding and saves health care costs.
UB theater students bring new technology and theatrical design to Lumagination, and get hands-on experience in return.
The new name — Clinical and Translational Science Institute — better reflects the UB-led entity's collaborative and scientific missions.
A research team led by Jo Freudenheim will examine DNA methylation differences in e-cigarette users compared to non-smokers and smokers.
Five distinguished faculty members in the Department of Music will perform in concert at UB during the month of February.
A UB PhD candidate is working to bring a hydrogen-generating device to your car and keep your lithium-ion battery from wearing out.
UB PhD student Misa Yasumiishi returned to her native Japan to research the lingering effects of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
President Satish K. Tripathi is among college and university presidents signing a letter to President Trump asking him to rectify or rescind his executive order.
Stella Ebner will conduct workshops and demonstrations, as well as create a series of screen prints inspired by WNY imagery and Currier and Ives.
Scientists, including UB biologist Victor Albert, say that for a plant, the evolutionary pathway to acquiring a taste for meat may be limited.
With the funding, researchers will tackle four projects related to energy, the environment and water sustainability.
The civil rights and civil liberties expert will lead a series of discussions on racialized hierarchy in place and space during a weeklong residency.
Six UB faculty members will make their best case for why their field of study is the most crucial to society at the annual Life Raft Debate.
You're less likely to impulse buy, according to results of a new study from the School of Management.
A study of Buffalo police officers suggests that high-stress situations can disturb officers' awakening cortisol pattern, leaving them vulnerable to disease.
Pain is a widespread, legitimate problem that must be remembered amid opioid concerns, UB researcher Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk says
Dozens of buccaneers armed with swords, tricorns and eye-patches jammed Squire Hall with a single goal: to give Buffalo children healthy smiles.
The “Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless” campaign fails to offer adequate information on the risks of smokeless vs. traditional cigarettes, UB's Lynn Kozlowski says.
The ErieHack competition and accelerator program aims to generate creative solutions to Lake Erie’s biggest problems.
The free Solidarity Party organized by UB's Gender Institute aims to show the humanity, justice and unity of Western New Yorkers.
The philanthropist's collection of archaeological and ethnographic objects is on display in the "Cravens World" exhibit in the UB Anderson Gallery.
In a Q&A with faculty, UB administrators said safety and support are paramount for students who tell faculty they have been sexually assaulted.
Civil rights expert john a. powell told a packed house in Hayes Hall that the most destructive issue in American society is systemic racism.
The provocative words and performances of the late music pioneer Julius Eastman are on display in a new exhibit at the UB Music Library.
A UB-led study also found that immigration actually appears to be linked to reductions in some types of crimes.
An authoritarian leadership style does not work well in complex, dynamic environments, UB leadership expert Paul Tesluk says.
UB is the first testing ground for Bestest, which allows users to instantly poll any of their contacts, or even larger groups.
Economics prof Zhiqiang Liu will lead the entity that supports education and research about Chinese language and culture.
R. Lorraine Collins was a member of National Academies panel that produced a landmark report on the health effects of cannabis.
UB engineers have found that one compressed stent sometimes is more effective than two overlapping stents when treating brain aneurysms.
Fenice Boyd has received the Albert J. Kingston Award from the Literacy Research Association for her service to the group.
The WNY Medical Scholarship awarded to UB med student Dean Salem is the first of three to be funded by Catholic Health.
Training can effectively build awareness of cultural differences, but results vary based on content and length of initiatives, a UB study has found.
Although it'll be spring break, it won't be quiet on the North Campus when more than 1,000 high school students arrive for Science Exploration Day.
UClub2.0 is hosting an event for faculty, staff and their families featuring the popular video game.
A UB-led research team is creating software to “clean” large datasets, making it easier for scientists and the public to use big data.
Five faculty members argued for why their chosen field is vital to the post-apocalyptic world at the Life Raft Debate.
The former U.S. attorney general told a UB audience on Thursday not to underestimate the power of protest.
UB's Regional Institute spent nine months compiling all the research and data for the Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment 2017.
James Kosnik to “reconnect” with UB's “glorious” tradition 50 years later at Distinguished Alumni Concert.
The new 3MT PhD pitch competition seeks to help researchers communicate their work to others.
The Falcon 9 rocket that blasted into space Sunday contains cargo that includes 20 potatoes that eventually will make their home at UB.
UB students helped to create high-tech costumes for the Zodiaque Dance Company's 43rd spring concert.
Scholars on the Road lecturer David Castillo says understanding media culture is needed to combat “truthiness” and alternative facts.
Former NBA player Lindsey Hunter brings a strong work ethic and love for the game to his job as assistant men's basketball coach.
Lisa Benincosa, a vice president with Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development will deliver the annual lecture on March 7.
National experts will discuss such topics as alcohol and suicide, the neuroscience behind addiction, and opioid addiction and treatment.
MBA student Anthony Falvo led a workshop on campus last weekend to encourage Buffalo high school students on their leadership journeys.
UB faculty member Robert S. Miletich predicts that nuclear imaging can transform the field of neuroscience as it did cardiology.
The renowned ensemble will perform the third of six concerts in this season's Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle.
Public school students met with the former U.S. attorney general during his recent visit to UB.
A UB-led study suggests that musical scales may have developed to accommodate vocal limitations.
Results of a UB study on young adult relationships counter the claim that gender equality has been reached.
A study by a UB anthropologist suggests that ancient humans arrived in South America in multiple waves.
Inspired by bird and insect behavior, a UB engineer has created software designed to enable teams of common UAVs to work together.
Eight of the companies are 2016 winners of 43North.
The lecture will focus on the role that diet and nutrition play in age-related eye diseases.
Father and son team are building liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing.
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An article in Vice reports UB researcher Wenyao Xu has discovered how to track 3D-printed objects, including guns, using the unique “fingerprints” that 3D printers leave on the objects they produce.
WBFO reports on UB President Satish K. Tripathi's State of the University address, which noted extensive faculty research and record enrollments.
The New York Times interviews UB expert Kenneth Leonard, who said spirituality can help those trying to overcome addiction, but you “can’t just pray these problems away.”