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“What’s for dinner?” Imagine having to answer
that question for 20,000 hungry young adults. But it's all in a
day's work for Campus Dining & Shops.
The School of Management’s MBA Advantage program leads
students beyond their familiar territory.
UB group brings second Tunnel to Towers 5K event to
UB's Jessica Su found that while these children may experience
depressive symptoms in early adulthood, there's no causal link.
Filmmaker Rima Yamazaki will produce a new documentary on
Buffalo architecture as part of her Creative Arts Initiative
The grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund
interdisciplinary training in cancer epidemiology for PhD
The environmentalist, who is a leading voice on the global
threat of climate change, will be the keynote speaker for the
Buffalo Humanities Festival.
The drugs are building up in the brains of fish common to the
Great Lakes region, threatening aquatic life, scientists say.
Students “drove” the Allstate vehicle while
engaging in distracting activities in a bid to gain awareness about
the dangers of distracted driving.
With the new home of the UB medical school set to open this
fall, Dean Michael Cain talks about the move and his goals for the
school in the coming years.
While the spotlight has been on construction of the new medical
school building, the plan to revitalize UB's historic campus is
A weeklong mission to a refugee camp in Greece was a
transforming experience for some UB dental and nursing students,
UB's Kerry Traynor joins other architecture professors in naming
the one American building or structure they wish had been
With faculty and staff preparing to move in later this fall,
crews are focused on the final stretch of work on the new home of
UB's medical school.
A UB-led project will use texted data from citizen scientists to
create weekly forecasts of fishing, flood and other stream
Ten UB engineering students took a long drive to New Mexico this
summer, with a rocket called Volans Tauri in tow.
UB's president co-signs a letter from the AAU in support of the
UB is taking measures to ensure that appropriate financial
controls are in place across the university.
A UB team is developing technology using implantable sensors,
wearable devices and software to better identify and monitor
illnesses such as lung cancer.
Nebraska professor Susan Swearer will talk about
“hackathons” as a powerful tool to combat bullying and
Sentient Science can look into the future to forecast when a
specific component on a wind turbine will fail.
Mathematicians from across the Northeast are expected at UB this
weekend for a meeting of the American Mathematical Society.
The three projects will tackle extreme weather, air pollution
and autism spectrum disorder, and sustainable energy.
The annual Sustainable Living Fair aims to help UB employees
reduce their environmental footprint.
The renowned toxicologist will discuss the impacts of global
environmental health and what they mean for local families and
UB has achieved an all-time high ranking among the
nation’s best public and national universities, according to
U.S. News and World Report.
The goal of the event, hosted by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, is
to inspire students to start a business.
The Girls Education Collaborative urges Buffalonians to join DSS
speaker Malala Yousafzai in the campaign to educate girls
UB's Daniel Hess says advanced planning for extreme events
allows hospital staff to focus on what they do best —
compassionate patient care.
Type 1 patients treated with dapagliflozin showed a significant
decline in their blood sugars, according to results of a new UB
The Gender Institute's “She Persists” symposium will
look at Buffalo's women innovators, past and present.
“Gut Flora,” a new public art installation, has
taken up permanent residence in the Metro Rail station inside the
new medical school building.
How stable is the Greenland Ice Sheet? Researchers addressed
that question at a workshop run by UB geologist Jason Briner.
President Satish K. Tripathi takes steps to ensure financial
mismanagement never happens again.
A general contractor and architect have been selected for the
92,000-square-foot indoor practice facility.
The Buffalo Tanzania Education Project supports social change in
the African country.
Members of the Communities of Excellence gathered to review the
impact they have had on education, scholarship and outreach.
Brenda Moore will lead a panel on the racial- and gender-based
health disparities in veterans.
Organizers of this year's Homecoming and Family Weekend promises
the event will be bigger and better than ever.
Color is a central tool for describing the world around us, for
artists and scientists alike.
UB staffer Leonard Binns is the embodiment of the proud father,
with three sons starting medical and dental school at UB this
Arun Vishwanath says many of the decisions Apple has made over
the years regarding its iPhones have been driven by design, not
A grant to UB and the University of West Georgia will fund
research to find new ways to support STEM by upgrading rural
A newly formulated set of equations provides the framework for
describing a special kind of ripple called an undular bore.
Two engineering students design an accessible tricycle that
helps a former UB staff member return to a favorite pastime.
A PSS-sponsored panel addressed the divisive issues surrounding
inclusion and free speech that have exploded on campuses across the
Pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to
manage negative emotions that lead to smoking, a new RIA study has
A new recruitment approach and brand and identity strategy are
fueling an increase in applications.
A new book co-edited by UB's Mulchand Patel discusses how the
path to obesity may start before and just after birth.
The honors recognize the longtime UB faculty member's pioneering
work in nanotechnology and photonics.
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai tells a sold-out UB
audience not to underestimate “the power you have in your
Molly Anderson, executive director of CLOE, talks about the
center's mission and why it co-sponsored Malala Yousafzai's lecture
UB engineers say early images of collapsed buildings in Mexico
City do not mean that engineering failed across the region.
The student-led project that placed second in the 2015 Solar
Decathlon is being temporarily housed on the South Campus.
A new study finds that significantly marking down prices brings
more people into stores, and increases profits and sales.
Reclaiming Our Ancestors II is the successor to the
groundbreaking 2015 event that was the largest single gathering of
descendants of authors of slave narratives.
Renowned alumni from around the world are expected to attend a
four-day event celebrating UB's achievements in the field.
The School of Social Work is part of a SUNY-wide effort to
create a sustainable village and learning community in Arcahaie,
Aggressive conservation helped the Silicon Valley's aquifer
rebound quickly after one of the worst droughts in state history,
A new non-contact, remote biometric tool could be the next
advance in computer security.
A new study is the first to find that cell volume can influence
if stem cells become pre-bone cells or pre-fat cells.
UB's RIA and medical school will lead an effort to train
professionals in medication-assisted treatment of opioid
The UB Council received a report on the financial controls that
have been put in place after fraud was uncovered at the
Campus liaisons and administrators heard how UB employees make
an impact on Western New York through their generosity.
A UB ecologist is developing a new mapping tool that could help
us understand how global warming will impact plant and animal
The film and culture of the island nation will be the theme of
this year's riverrun Global Film Festival.
CDS aims to help the UB community eat healthier by lowering the
amount of sodium in food sold on campus.
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An Associated Press article about the use of
virtual reality in the classroom interviews Richard Lamb,
director of UB’s Neurocognition Science Lab, who said the
effect on learning is to improve interest, understanding and
The Washington Post discusess how how people’s
bodies respond to eating sugar with Jennifer
Temple, associate professor of exercise and nutrition
An article in The Economist reports on research by
UB's Diana Aga. She found high concentrations of the
active ingredients in antidepressants in the brains of fish taken
from the Niagara River.