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Gum disease and tooth loss may be associated with a higher risk of death among older women, according to a UB study.
UB has made the difficult decision to eliminate baseball, men's soccer, men's swimming and diving, and women's rowing.
UB junior Patricia Lorquet will be part of a group running from San Francisco to NYC this summer to raise money for a cancer organization.
UB is celebrating with a series of events including the 2017 Step Challenge, "yoga and yogurt" and a screening of "Cowspiracy."
Startup company has designed a device that attaches to workers' safety goggles and can alert them to excessive noise, other threats.
The award-winning ensemble will perform the next three concerts in this season’s Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle.
The panel discussion will look at how Muslims and people of other faiths are represented in the media.
The UB cardiologist has been awarded mastership, a distinction reserved for the top tier of internists in the U.S.
Students attending the Interprofessional Education Forum discussed how collaboration is key to ensuring the best outcome for patients.
Presentations by the recipients of the Presidential and Schomburg fellowships spotlights UB's effort to support outstanding grad students.
The annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of UB students.
Telemedicine — think the ‘Brady Brunch’ — will link participants in a new UB childhood obesity study.
“Rising star” Robert Trevino will conduct UB's chamber orchestra in a program of Schoenberg arrangements of Mahler and Debussy works.
Guests can learn about genome science while extracting strawberry DNA and enjoying a cocktail and microbiome-friendly food.
Attendees at the Creative Scientist Workshop looked at developing new strategies for recruiting subjects for clinical trials.
This semester's edition of UB's “difficult conversations” series is following a debate format that asks participants to “own our differences.”
The award to RIA will develop strategies to reduce drinking as a way to prevent sexual victimization on college campuses.
Three artists are using cultural objects to spotlight new narratives in an exhibition opening April 22 in the UB Anderson Gallery.
Two experts in opioid addiction and treatment protocols will speak at UB's Research Institute on Addictions.
UB students are part of three teams moving on in the tech competition aimed at solving some of Lake Erie’s biggest challenges.
The musical that features one of musical theatre's greatest scores will be performed April 28-30 and May 5-7.
The work of UB faculty member and award-winning sci fi writer Nnedi Okorafor will be featured at the annual event celebrating UB’s distinction in arts and letters.
Doctoral student Aisha O'Mally's experience as a heart transplant recipient is at the core of her work promoting organ donation.
A UB-led study has found that diverse immigrant populations do more than enrich a city’s cultural fabric: They also boost wages.
The talk by archaeobotanist Klaus Oeggl will examine recent research about the mummified Neolithic man found in the Alps in 1991.
Research grants to promote food quality in the Global South were awarded to teams at UB's inaugural Ideas Lab.
Five alumni will be honored as the School of Law confers Distinguished Alumni Awards at its annual Law Alumni Association Dinner.
April is Sustainability Month at UB, with the university marking Earth Week April 17-21 with daily events promoting sustainability.
The former vice chairman of the UB Council and president and COO of M&T Bank will be awarded UB’s highest honor posthumously.
Nathan Laube, considered among the organ world's elite peformers, will present concerts at UB and at St. Joseph Cathedral.
The UB earthquake engineer was a member of a research team recognizied for a paper published in a ASCE journal.
DARPA’s Stefanie Tompkins tells UB researchers to think big when pitching funding ideas to the federal agency.
The GSE prof received the Contribution to Knowledge Award for introducing the topic of multiculturalism to the student affairs profession.
Michael Mann will offer a lighthearted take on a serious issue during a talk in RENEW’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
The decision by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education does not affect the Department of Dermatology’s academic program.
“Electric Avenue (In Blue),” created by the Buffalo art collective Team Razor Wire, graces the stairwell of the UB Anderson Gallery.
The charity race organized by UB dental students raises money for dental school programs such as CARES and BOCA.
A team led by a UB PhD student takes first place in the annual contest to facilitate and promote commercialization of UB-generated technologies.
Lance Rintamaki's sex communication class eliminates the awkwardness of “the talk” while providing students with accurate information.
Domestic undergraduate admission applications to UB are up 7.5 percent over last year’s historic amount.
The symposium celebrates UB's membership in the Folger Institute, a key recruitment tool for humanities students and faculty.
UB Wellfest is joining forces with Bring Your Kids to Work Day to bring UB employees a wellness-focused, family-friendly day on April 27.
The acclaimed author took to the stage for an entertaining and provocative mix of readings, formal lecture and humorous — sometimes biting — asides.
Another student earned honorable mention for the most prestigious and competitive scholarship offered to undergrad STEM students.
UB is holding a symposium to look at opportunities for humanities graduates beyond positions at colleges and universities.
UB physicist helps prove that strongly nonlinear systems can reach equilibrium after all.
The 3MT Competition aimed to help PhD candidates hone their presentation skills and communicate their research to a broad audience.
A UB-led study has found that tests conducted in a quiet room often fail to diagnose a common form of inner ear damage.
Some 5,894 students are candidates to receive degrees and certifications during 18 ceremonies being held April 28 through May 24.
The public can join the UB-organized event, which aims to recite the poet's entire body of work — almost 1,800 poems — in one day.
The annual forum held in memory of the human rights activist will focus on counterterrorism, electoral politics and human rights.
UB’s Difficult Conversations series for spring 2017 opened with discussion of whether these celebrations are a solution or a quick fix.
Hot and dry weather after wildfires leads to decreased plant diversity, a concern for California and other areas, a new study finds.
GSE representatives will present their work at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
The grants support research and education in wireless networks, saltwater desalination and the “Internet of Things.”
The founder of the popular street portrait blog replaces actor James Franco in UB's Distinguished Speakers Series.
UB faculty member David Holmes recently led a group of UB medical students on a medical mission to Panama. Here is their story.
Longtime faculty are making gifts to help fund renovation of 300 operatories that are used in training and patient care.
The UB researcher is a member of the inaugural class of fellows of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.
A historic long-lost lantern will be reunited with its mate when the new building for the medical school opens its doors later this year.
The informal meetings between students and faculty aim to overcome the “intimation factor” associated with traditional office hours.
UB's 13th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence honored the successes of UB's outstanding students.
Michael Levitt, a 2013 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, pioneered the field of computational biology.
The Graduate Teaching Award recognizes the UB engineer's excellence and creativity in teaching master's-level students.
The former U.S. undersecretary of energy and Johns Hopkins provost will succeed Nancy Zimpher as SUNY chancellor.
UB students took the top prize in the graduate division of the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute’s Research and Development competition.
An editorial by UB professor Andrew Talal describes innovations in HCV treatment among people with substance abuse disorders.
A UB-led study of postmenopausal women finds that those at highest genetic risk of broken bones benefit most from hormone therapy.
Speakers and workshop sessions addressed the theme of improving health literacy for Buffalo’s refugee population.
Experiencing worst-case scenarios before hospital discharge helps reduce anxiety in parents of premature babies, a UB study has found.
The street medicine program launched by students in the UB medical school is recognized for leadership, caring and service.
UBIT staffer Dennis Reed intreprets North Tonawanda history and shares it with others through his art.
UBNow takes a look behind the scenes with the two staffers who guide production of UB’s biggest parties of the year — all 22 of them.
UB and You offers one-stop shopping on how the university is making a difference in the community.
UB’s favorite feathered couple — peregrine falcons Dixie and Yankee — are keeping watch over four eggs in the South Campus nesting box.
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The Buffalo News interviews Linda Pessar, director of the Center for Medical Humanities in the Jacobs School, about how first year medical students are working to better understand medical disparities in Buffalo and beyond.
An opinion piece in The New York Times about the shift of bargaining power to employers at the expense of employees includes comments from Martha McCluskey, professor of law.
USA Today quotes Tracy Gregg, associate professor of geology, about the unrelenting lava flows from the volcano Kilauea that are transforming Kapoho Bay in Hawaii.