2/27/15

Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA '01, says UB's Media Study faculty provided the academic foundation for his film studies and helped him focus his career ambitions.

3/2/15

A mathematical analysis by UB engineers has found that the NFL could do a better job promoting fairness, especially when it comes to scheduling games.

3/2/15

University Life and Services' continuous improvement program was the topic of a presentation at last week's Professional Staff Senate meeting.

2/27/15

Provost Charles F. Zukoski gave a report on UBThisWinter and a variety of other happenings during last week’s Professional Staff Senate meeting.

3/5/15

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul hosted a roundtable discussion at UB to talk about new legislation aimed at combating sexual violence on college campuses across America.

3/5/15

A study from the School of Management found that men consistently scored higher in narcissism across multiple generations and regardless of age.

3/5/15

Dick Sebian has helped serve food and raise morale among the people coming to the St. Vincent de Paul dining room since he retired from the university in 1987.

3/5/15

Two UB faculty members have co-authored a book on the planning decisions and engineering challenges that surround one of this nation’s most significant pieces of public infrastructure: bridges.

3/5/15

Scientists at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions have found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.

3/5/15

Research by UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute suggests that taking a popular antismoking medication for several weeks before quitting may make it easier to quit and stay quit.

3/5/15

Sound will be the theme of Buffalo’s next Science & Art Cabaret, the ongoing, collaborative program between Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, UB and the Buffalo Museum of Science.

3/5/15

Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food, thanks to a project spearheaded by UB and partners.

3/5/15

Rachel Adams, a curator with an eye for fresh young contemporary artists who work in a wide range of media, has been named associate curator of the UB Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts.

3/5/15

The popular movie and book series inspired the latest “theme night” at Crossroads Culinary Center.

3/9/15

Science Week, a partnership between UB local SUNY institutions, the city of Buffalo and the Buffalo Public Schools, aims to raise STEM awareness among local public school students.

3/9/15

Alarmed by the steady decline in the number of physicians practicing in Western New York, local physicians have created the Western New York Medical Scholarship Fund to train and keep more doctors in the area.

3/6/15

Apple and Google will attend UB's largest career fair for the first time, joining more than 100 local and national companies in recruiting UB students at CareerFest.

3/9/15

UB's international student clubs wowed an audience at last week's International Fiesta of music and dance.

3/12/15

Several UB programs have been recognized as among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

3/12/15

For 80 years, a collection of ancient Greek and Roman coins resided, undisturbed, in the UB Libraries. That is, until classics professor Philip Kiernan channeled his inner Indiana Jones and journeyed to the depths of the archives to find them.

3/12/15

UB TCIE's SPIR program help businesses engage the services of UB engineering students.

3/12/15

Three companies, including the 43North grand prize winner and a Brazilian software developer, have been approved for START-UP NY through their affiliation with UB.

3/12/15

Beginning in the fall, first-year UB law students will spend one of their six doctrinal courses in a very small class of 15 students, giving them more one-on-one time with their professors.

3/12/15

UB chef Seth Williams will bring his best bison flank steak dish to a collegiate food service cooking challenge.

3/12/15

A study by scientists at UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute has found that college students who use tobacco products, marijuana and/or binge drink also are more likely to use electronic cigarettes.

3/12/15

UB researcher John Canty Jr. has received a National Institutes of Health grant to try to find out which type of cardiac stem cell therapy will be most effective in treating patients with heart failure.

3/12/15

Two UB architects are prompting us to rethink how we heat — and use — the space we occupy in winter.

3/12/15

This year's Faculty and Staff Campaign for Our University focuses on the Students First Fund that provides financial assistance for students in need.

3/12/15

The UB Council congratulated the MAC champion women's soccer team and received a briefing on the university's legislative agenda for 2015-16 at its first meeting of the spring semester.

3/12/15

Some UB students will be bucking the stereotype by helping others during their upcoming spring recess.

3/16/15

The UB Law School’s Mitchell Lecture will explore this question, with emphasis on how these information technologies are changing our understanding and application of the law.

3/16/15

An article by UB Law faculty member Helen A. Drew addresses how the National Football League can protect its reputation in the wake of the flood of disciplinary issues that punctuated the 2014-15 season.

3/16/15

Research by UB psychologist Michael Poulin has found that contrary to the “grumpy old man” stereotype, getting older tends to lead people to become more trusting.

3/15/15

Trip to tournament holds special meaning for father and son

 

3/16/15

President Satish K. Tripathi says the achievements of UB's student-athletes are a source of great pride to the entire university community.

3/17/15

UB pride is in full force, with Bulls supporters sharing their excitement as the men’s basketball team prepares for its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

3/17/15

Jean Wactawski-Wende, interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions since July 2014, has been appointed dean of the school after a national search.

3/17/15

The UB women's basketball team will join the UB men in taking on their counterparts from West Virginia in postseason play as they compete in the WNIT.

3/17/15

As UB prepares to make its first trip to the NCAA basketball tournament, here are a few facts about the university that you might not know.

3/19/15

UB’s Signature Series, which honors the university’s legacy of distinction and innovation in arts and letters, this year will celebrate the award-winning career of Tony Award nominee and UB faculty member Stephen McKinley Henderson.

3/26/15

Ana Mariella Bacigalupo's fellowship project for the prestigious Max Planck Society is a study grounded in more than two decades of ethnographic research on the Mapuche people of Chile.

3/19/15

A UB study finds that politicians’ support of economic policies that benefit their supporters is a boon to those on the higher end of the economic spectrum.

3/18/15

A full lineup of “watch parties” across town and across the country means Bulls fans will not have to dance alone.

3/18/15

President Barack Obama has picked the Bulls to upset West Virginia in his annual NCAA Tournament bracket.

3/19/15

The UB Alumni Association will recognize 10 individuals and one organization for bringing distinction to the university at its annual awards ceremony.

3/18/15

UB alumni who cannot make the trip to Columbus to watch the Bulls take on West Virginia are finding alternative ways to cheer on their team from afar.

3/18/15

Hundreds of fans turned out Wednesday to send the UB Bulls off in style to the Big Dance in Columbus.

3/19/15

UB sophomore plays key role in a new True Blue tradition.

3/19/15

A new UB research study shows a surprising risk is created by easy access to basic profile information online.

3/19/15

The UB Law School's award-winning initiative to attract underrepresented minority students to the legal profession will continue for a fourth year, thanks to an additional grant from the Law School Admission Council.

3/19/15

More than 300 middle school students from the Buffalo Public Schools learned about the cutting-edge field of genomics as part of Science Week activities.

3/19/15

UB will spotlight new patents, student innovators and startup companies in the university's business incubators at its annual Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception.

3/19/15

UB anthropologist Maura Tyrrell has received a coveted Leakey Foundation grant to study conflict resolution among Old World monkeys.

3/19/15

A five-day summit designed to develop and enhance the skills of data scientists will be held next week at UB.

3/20/15

The UB women's basketball team made its first appearance in the Women's National Invitation Tournament yesterday, but lost a battle with host West Virginia, 81-64, thanks to a hot-shooting first half by the Mountaineers.

3/20/15

Although UB freshman redshirt Ikenna Smart cannot play with the Bulls against West Virginia, he's been instrumental in helping the team prepare for the matchup.

3/20/15

A UB Athletics tradition is gaining steam in the streets of Columbus, over the Internet waves and in the stands.

3/23/15

UB Police will once again mark the spring season by stepping up attention to seat belt compliance on campus, patrolling campus roadways and setting up checkpoints during peak traffic times.

3/20/15

Tarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down to add the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 UB, 68-62, in their NCAA Tournament opener.

3/20/15

Despite the loss, Buffalo’s Bulls pride was on full display at watch parties across the nation.

3/20/15

UB Bulls fans remained hopeful that the men’s basketball team would squeeze out a victory over West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament on Friday. While they didn’t get the result they wanted, UB supporters were proud of how the team played.

3/20/15

President Satish K. Tripathi says this season has been inspiring for UB's student athletes and for Bulls fans everywhere.

3/22/15

UB will hold a rally to recognize the men’s and women’s basketball teams for their exceptional 2014-15 seasons.

3/24/15

There was a strong feeling of accomplishment at Monday's rally celebrating UB's historic basketball seasons, but also a sense that this was just the beginning of more success for the men's and women's programs.

3/26/15

UB faculty member James Jarvis testified before a congressional subcommittee about the need to support critical health programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native children.

3/26/15

A UB study is the first to explore students' goals, their drinking and their transition from college into adulthood.

3/25/15

A colloquium presented by UB's Technē Institute will explore how technologies change the way people connect and relate to each other, and how this change is shaping the way art is made and understood.

3/26/15

UB junior Sean Kaczmarek has been named a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Student Scholarship.

3/26/15

It seems the late William H. Baumer, longtime philosophy professor, is still working — and solving problems — for UB, thanks to a gift from his family to the Department of Philosophy.

3/26/15

Third-graders learn about engineering and the engineering-design process during an after-school club sponsored by UB.

3/26/15

A new study by psychologist Shira Gabriel has found that our attraction to comfort food is based on having a good relationship with the person we remember first preparing the dish.

3/26/15

UB plans to improve Wi-Fi reception on its three campuses as part of a new UBIT initiative.

3/26/15

A mockup of UB's new medical school building passed rigorous ‘worst-case scenario’ wind and rain tests with flying colors.

3/26/15

Seventy percent of this year's medical school class will stay in New York State to do their residency training — nearly a quarter of them in Buffalo.