8/6/15

UB faculty member Dave Alff has been awarded an NEH stipend to travel to England to investigate rare manuscripts outlining projects that sought to advance British society in the 1600s and 1700s.

8/6/15

UB Swing club helps students gain confidence and make connections.

8/6/15

While Donald Trump's authenticity is boosting his popularity in the polls, that campaign style will come back to haunt him, UB faculty member James Campbell predicts.

8/6/15

A new UB study has found that dementia patients and their caregivers prefer federal research funding be spent on better care and support than on finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

8/6/15

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 Smyth says.

8/6/15

Buffalo Automation Group, a startup robotics company founded by three UB engineering students, won the top prize last week at the inaugural Buffalo Student Sandbox contest.

8/6/15

Campus Living clothing drives this spring collected nearly 10 tons of goods for two Buffalo-based organizations.

8/6/15

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.

8/6/15

Beginning this fall, pedestrians entering the North Campus using the Flint Entrance on Maple Road will find the going a bit easier — and safer — thanks to a new sidewalk.

8/6/15

The 30 local semifinalists in the 43North business idea contest may gain a leg up on their out-of-town competition by taking part in a series of events designed to sharpen their business skills.

8/6/15

UB scientists have generated human serotonin neurons from human fibroblasts, work that could help the discovery of new antidepressants and drugs for illnesses involving the neurotransmitter.

8/6/15

Orientation leaders share their love for UB with incoming students to help make the transition from high school to college a little easier.

8/6/15

The UB Police Department yesterday recognized officers and staff for heroism and quick action at its Ninth Annual Awards Ceremony.

8/10/15

UB chemist Jason Benedict lands a prestigious NSF CAREER award to do research that could help extend the lives of light-activated crystal sponges.

8/10/15

UB dental researchers are borrowing a famous strategy from Greek warfare — the Trojan horse — to fight a fungus that exists in the mouths and skin of nearly half of the world’s population.

8/13/15

UB has received a prestigious $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.

9/11/15

"Citizen Kane," considered by many to be one of the greatest films ever made, is among the offerings in the fall 2015 edition of the Buffalo Film Seminars.  

8/13/15

UB alum Vincent Coppola has been instrumental in the Graduate School of Education’s involvement with local school districts.

8/13/15

UB has joined an effort by the Obama administration to increase diversity in the tech sector.

8/13/15

Life in the formerly closed Russian military city of Saratov was challenging — but fun and certainly memorable — for UB Fulbright scholar Courtney Burroughs.

8/13/15

A new study by UB faculty member Louanne Bakk is the first to examine how race and gender relate to the coverage gap in Medicare Part D.

8/13/15

Incoming UB medical students last week tackled overgrown gardens and cleaned out a house that will be rehabbed for new tenants as part of the school's second annual Medical Student Day of Service.

8/13/15

UB's new Clinical and Translational Science Award provides significant resources to help advance translational research by emphasizing partnerships with underserved communities in Western New York.

8/13/15

UB is among 14 SUNY campuses awarded $160,000 for projects supported by the SUNY Arts and Humanities Network of Excellence.

8/13/15

Leaders in the emerging field of transportation informatics are gathering at UB for the first annual symposium aimed at addressing the role of big data in addressing critical transportation issues.

8/20/15

Law professor Irus Braverman’s new book explores what it means to be captive and what it means to be managed.

8/20/15

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.

8/20/15

RIA Director Kenneth Leonard has been recognized for his outstanding scientific contributions by the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology.

8/20/15

It might appear that Northwestern football players lost the battle for representation, but they won the war, according to UB sports law expert Nellie Drew.

8/20/15
Members of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Class of 2019 received their white coats during a ceremony Aug. 14 in the Center for the Arts Mainstage Theatre.
8/20/15

UB engineering PhD candidate Aldonis Pimienta-Penalver spent his summer working on NASA's HELIOS project, an advanced solar sail concept. Here's his first-person account.

8/20/15

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.

8/20/15

Timing is everything. That’s the conclusion of UB scientists after deleting from the adult brain a protein necessary for early development.

8/20/15

About 160 members of the UB community fanned out across the Buffalo area to volunteer in the 20th annual United Way Day of Caring, the largest community service event in Western New York.

8/20/15
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 unrealistically narrow.
8/21/15
New drugs to treat heartburn, allergies, mental disorders and other maladies are constantly under development.
8/21/15

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.

8/21/15
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 140 students.
8/27/15

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.

8/27/15

How do the rigors of police work affect officers? A new UB study seeks to answer that very important question.

8/27/15

UB finance professor Cristian Tiu says the recent volatility in the stock market poses little concern for the average investor who is in the market for the long haul.

8/27/15

As the UB Law School expands its global presence, a new Office of International and Graduate Programs will build on that growth.

8/27/15

Margaret Moss has been named the School of Nursing's first assistant dean of diversity and inclusion.

8/27/15

New club seating in UB Stadium will be named the Edmond J. Gicewicz Club in recognition of Gicewicz’s more than six decades of commitment and loyalty to the university.  

8/27/15

The Civic Engagement and Public Policy initiative has established a research mentoring fellowship in memory of colleague Greg Dimitriadis.

8/27/15

National experts on behavioral neuroscience, adolescent substance abuse and prescription drug addiction will visit UB’s Research Institute on Addictions during its Fall Seminar Series.

8/27/15

Staff from Campus Dining and Shops offer parents some tips on packing a healthy and memorable school lunch for their children.

8/27/15

UB alum Gary Vider has made it to the semifinals of “America's Got Talent.”

8/27/15

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.

8/27/15

Customers are more likely to purchase food products when grocers can show where and how the food was produced and shipped, according to new research from the School of Management.