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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
UB is celebrating with a series of events including the 2017
Step Challenge, "yoga and yogurt" and a screening of
Startup company has designed a device that attaches to workers'
safety goggles and can alert them to excessive noise, other
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
Presentations by the recipients of the Presidential and
Schomburg fellowships spotlights UB's effort to support outstanding
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
“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
Attendees at the Creative Scientist Workshop looked at
developing new strategies for recruiting subjects for clinical
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
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
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
A UB-led study has found that diverse immigrant populations do
more than enrich a city’s cultural fabric: They also boost
The talk by archaeobotanist Klaus Oeggl will examine recent
research about the mummified Neolithic man found in the Alps in
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
April is Sustainability Month at UB, with the university marking
Earth Week April 17-21 with daily events promoting
The former vice chairman of the UB Council and president and COO
of M&T Bank will be awarded UB’s highest honor
Nathan Laube, considered among the organ world's elite
peformers, will present concerts at UB and at St. Joseph
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
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
“Electric Avenue (In Blue),” created by the Buffalo
art collective Team Razor Wire, graces the stairwell of the UB
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
Lance Rintamaki's sex communication class eliminates the
awkwardness of “the talk” while providing students with
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
UB Wellfest is joining forces with Bring Your Kids to Work Day
to bring UB employees a wellness-focused, family-friendly day on
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
UB is holding a symposium to look at opportunities for
humanities graduates beyond positions at colleges and
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
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
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
UB’s Difficult Conversations series for spring 2017 opened
with discussion of whether these celebrations are a solution or a
Hot and dry weather after wildfires leads to decreased plant
diversity, a concern for California and other areas, a new study
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
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
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
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
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
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
The street medicine program launched by students in the UB
medical school is recognized for leadership, caring and
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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Medical News Today reports on a study led by UB
researcher Zhen Yan, who has shown that an approved
anticancer drug can significantly restore the social deficits
associated with autism spectrum disorder in mice.
The Washington Post quotes Charles Ewing,
professor of law, who questioned a Pennsylvania lawmaker's plan for
legislation that would fine parents up to $750 if their child is a
The Oregonian reports on research by Shira
Gabriel, associate professor of psychology, that showed the
role that Donald Trump’s reality shows played in his election