Debris that washed up on a remote island must be identified with
certainty as coming from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in order to
give closure to the families of the victims, UB trauma expert Nancy
The UB Art Gallery, which was closed the past year due to
construction in the Center for the Arts, will reopen on Sept. 24
with an exhibition by artists who are engaging with color as a
medium within their varied practices.
UB is among five public research universities selected as
finalists for a national award recognizing universities for their
innovative strategies to increase undergraduate student retention
and graduation rates.
Scientists at UB's Research Institute on Addictions will
collaborate with the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention
on a five-year study examining violence, victimization and
substance abuse among high-risk youth.
Economic well-being for low-income families in the U.S. is often
determined by federal measures that establish basic requirements
for essentials such as food, shelter and clothing, but a new study
by a UB research team suggests that such a definition is
Lawyers as Agents of Social Change program gives students access
to prominent lawyers, judges, politicians and professors to ask
questions about the legal profession, law school and what it means
to be an attorney.
The School of Nursing and the School of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences have joined forces to form a pilot
interprofessional clinic that will offer early influenza shots to
the incoming PharmD Class of 2019 — a group of nearly
UB students — newbies as well as grizzled veterans —
descend on campus this weekend for the start of the 2015-16
academic year and the university has planned a variety of events
and activities to welcome them to their home away from home.
The concept of a disgruntled former employee shooting co-workers
— as happened on Wednesday to a Virginia TV news crew —
seems to be an especially American phenomenon, UB trauma expert
Nancy Smyth says.