2/6/14

UB volcanologists Michael Sheridan and Alison Graettinger talk about the risks surrounding some of the world’s most dangerous mountains and how communities in these areas can protect themselves.

2/6/14

Collaboration is the essence of Melanie Aceto's work

2/6/14

Gifts to the annual fund from faculty and staff keep UB strong and competitive.

2/6/14

Dental dean Michael Glick has organized the first international symposium on the association between oral diseases and systemic health.

2/6/14

For the second consecutive year, a UB Law School team has advanced to the finals of the national Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.

2/6/14

A design for a futuristic subway car earns some Buffalo eighth-graders a top 5 showing in the annual Future City Competition.

2/6/14

UB is joining a national effort to increase the visibility of women in technology by hosting its own "Sit With Me" celebration on March 4.

2/6/14

Environmental engineer Alan Rabideau will coordinate UB's new
RENEW (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water) initiative as the first Research and Economic Development Leadership Fellow.

2/6/14
“Cities, urban activities and our built environment are some of the greatest contributors to global environmental change. They have profound effects on energy infrastructure, land use, water quality and the atmosphere.  At the same time, ecological and sustainability ethics have significantly influenced the disciplines of architecture, urban planning and design. With this initiative, the School of Architecture and Planning has an unprecedented opportunity to work across the disciplines to advance new knowledge and research on these globally significant issues.”
2/6/14

The ambitious, university-wide, interdisciplinary research institute will focus on the most difficult and complex environmental issues, as well as the social and economic issues with which they are intertwined.

2/6/14

For the first time in several years, winter weather made an appearance at Winterfest, with hundreds of students, faculty and staff enjoying all the season has to offer.

2/10/14

UB researchers who authored one of neurology’s most cited papers in the past three years are calling for more investigation into how venous abnormalities in the neck might be involved in central nervous system disorders and aging.

2/10/14

UB dental researcher Richard Ohrbach is part a project to develop the first evidence-based, diagnostic criteria to help better diagnose TMD, or TMJ as it is commonly known.

2/10/14

More than 800 local schoolchildren visited the School of Dental Medicine on Friday during the school’s 14th annual “Give Kids a Smile Day.”

2/13/14

KYNTEC Corporation, a manufacturer of kinetic energy management devices, graduated from the UB Technology Incubator after seven months of rapid growth.

2/13/14

Baby boomers can learn how to protect their hard-earned assets and guarantee a steady income for the rest of their lives through a new book by emeritus faculty member Lewis Mandell.

2/13/14

New research points to genetic adaptations as a possible answer.

2/13/14

Toddlers and preschoolers attending UB's Early Childhood Research Center now have the opportunity to learn Mandarin and Spanish, two languages that are becoming increasingly important worldwide.

2/13/14

UB has been named to Kiplinger’s 2014 list of the 10 best public colleges whose students have the lowest debt at graduation.

2/13/14

Funded by a UB “E Fund” grant, the schools of Social Work and Nursing are bringing more comprehensive care and access to services to veterans and their families.

2/13/14

Students and professors in architecture, engineering and management will design, build and promote GRoW House — a 1,400-square-foot, solar-powered home — as finalists in the national Solar Decathlon competition.

2/13/14

UB faculty member Dietrich Jehle says distracted texting while walking is more dangerous per mile than texting and driving.

2/17/14

The Poetry Collection has received a $150,600 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to create online records for the editorial archives of 11 obscure, yet influential, post-World War II literary magazines.

2/17/14

Kim Javor, an instructor in the Department of Mathematics is one of the inaugural recipients of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching.

2/20/14

At a time in life when many retired people are spending their days on the golf course or relaxing with the grandchildren, emeritus professor Howard Wolf continues to teach, write and lecture, both in the U.S. and abroad.

2/20/14

A new book co-edited by Law School faculty member Meredith Kolsky Lewis looks at the role of trade agreements in the current global climate of financial uncertainty.

2/20/14

That’s the message the UB community will see this month as a part of the first TAG Day — Thank and Give Day

2/20/14

Do the dangers of concussion among our nation’s youth outweigh the benefits of contact sports?

2/20/14

The Fluxus art movement inspires a new exhibition,“Yoko Ono Fan Club,” opening next week in the Visual Studies Gallery in the Center for the Arts.

2/20/14

Civil rights and peace activist Diane Nash will speak at the 38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration event.

2/20/14

“Impure Abstraction,” a survey of the work of Buffalo-based painter Rodney Taylor, will be on display in the UB Art Gallery.

2/20/14

Corporations with board directors who have investment banking experience are more likely to acquire other businesses — and make better acquisitions when they do — according to a new study from the School of Management.

2/24/14

Architecture faculty member Joyce Hwang has received a 2014 Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York.

2/20/14

Environmental activist and "Story of Stuff" creator Annie Leonard will speak at UB next month and meet with students from the Sustainability Academy.

2/20/14

Before Kwasi Adusei applied for the J. Scott Fleming Scholarship, he knew exactly how he would use the award: donate it to the Buffalo Humane Society.

2/27/14

A new practicum is putting UB law students to work helping civil litigants who wish to defend themselves navigate the unfamiliar court system.

2/27/14

Nursing students spent their winter break providing health care to poor families in Belize and Peru.

2/27/14

The UB Food Lab is part of a broad network of research partners leading a USDA-funded initiative to support local food systems planning.

2/27/14

UB engineers have developed an optical “nanocavity” to boost light absorption in semiconductors, which could lead to improvements in solar cells and cameras

2/27/14

Law professor Teresa A. Miller will lead UB’s continuing efforts to build a culture of equity, diversity and inclusiveness as the university’s first vice provost for equity and inclusion.

2/27/14
Mary Frances Berry and Diane Nash were on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and the veteran activists brought their stories to a UB audience last night.
2/27/14

One of the nation's more controversial issues will be the subject of a debate sponsored by the Department of Philosophy.

2/27/14

UB's surgery and pediatric surgery residency programs have been granted full accreditation, validating changes made to the program to address culture and resident participation.

2/27/14

Fifteen student clubs took part in a variety of events designed to put engineering in the spotlight.

2/28/14

UB will help accelerate the development of advanced manufacturing technologies in Western New York by lending its expertise and resources to a new advanced manufacturing institute.