8/31/15

UB’s Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach (STOR) has refreshed its signature mark to more accurately communicate its collaborative roles both within UB and the Western New York economy.

8/31/15

A study by UB epidemiologist Amy Millen has found that vitamin D may play a key role in the possible prevention of age-related macular degeneration.

9/3/15

Photos and renderings reveal how the 1800s South Campus landmark is being transformed into a modern space for work and learning.

8/31/15

New students took part in a popular annual tradition — creating a human interlocking UB logo — as part of Opening Weekend festivities.

9/3/15

UB's New York State Center of Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation has a new name, a new director and updated technology, but its mission remains the same: industrial outreach, academic research and engineering education.

9/3/15

A new book by UB architectural historian Despina Stratigakos shows how propagandists used lifestyle stories to soften Hitler’s image prior to World War II.

9/3/15

A study by UB public health researchers Marc Kiviniemi and Lynn Kozlowski has found “considerable lack of knowledge” about the risk associated with different types of tobacco products.

9/3/15

A new book by UB Law professor Samantha Barbas looks at the development of laws that govern the use of people’s public images.

9/3/15

A new UB study seeks to understand two active volcanoes in the U.S. and how communities around them can prepare for disaster.

9/3/15

UB urban planner Daniel Hess says American cities are "better off" when it comes to evacuation planning, thanks to lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina.

9/3/15

A team of UB students has received a grant to to develop an innovative, local solution to address a key factor in the ever-growing cost of health care: “super-utilizers” of the health care system.

9/3/15

A new study of college and university students’ takeout eating habits has ranked UB students tops in making healthy food choices.  

9/3/15

UB Dental is partnering with Jericho Road Community Health Center to provide critically needed dental care to the immigrant and refugee populations on Buffalo’s West Side.

9/3/15

University Communications photographer Douglas Levere captures the excitement of Opening Weekend as the newest members of the UB community settle in.

9/3/15

An exhibition opening next weekend at the UB Anderson Gallery features the work of abstract expressionist artist Robert De Niro Sr. and the poetry of UB emeritus faculty member Irving Feldman.

9/3/15

A voice for students at UB, Hadar Borden hopes to expand her advocacy efforts to include Amherst residents as a member of the town board. Photo: Nancy J. Parisi

9/4/15

UB sports law expert Nellie Drew calls a federal judge's decision to overturn Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for deflating footballs “highly unusual, especially within the NFL’s collective bargaining context."

9/8/15

What would you consider to be the Top 10 books that a college student should read? UB English professor Ken Dauber has an answer.

9/8/15

UB has been named a finalist for a national award recognizing climate leaders in higher education.

9/8/15

A study by UB psychologist Matthew Paul has found that social interaction could be the mechanism that allows animals living in groups to synchronize their activities, whether it's huddling for warmth or offering protection from predators.  

9/8/15

The jailing of Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples was both good and bad forthe LGBT community, according to UB Law professor Michael Boucai.

9/10/15

The new statin alternatives that are just coming onto the market are a welcome addition for treating high cholesterol, says UB cardiologist Stanley F. Fernandez.

9/10/15

UB has earned a “top 50” ranking for the second straight year, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2016 Best Colleges Rankings.

9/10/15

UB’s Sustainable Living Fair is the ultimate resource for members of the UB community who want to reduce their environmental footprint, both at home and on campus.

9/10/15

A UB-led research team has been awarded a nearly $2 million grant to develop a membrane to remove carbon dioxide from gasified coal before its combustion.

9/10/15

The Miró Quartet, which performed the entire Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle at UB last season, returns next week with two all-Schubert programs to open the Department of Music’s 2015-16 concert schedule.

9/10/15

UB geologist Jason Briner is leading a new study examining whether anticipated changes in Arctic precipitation could slow ice sheet loss and temper sea level rise.

9/10/15

Deborah Reed-Danahay has received a prestigious and highly competitive Jean Monnet Chair teaching post from the European Commission.

9/10/15

UB alum Gary Vider has made it to the finale of the NBC television show “America’s Got Talent.”

9/10/15

Maternal and newborn health expert Lynn Sibley will visit the School of Nursing on Sept. 18 to deliver the 19th Annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture.

9/10/15

It was business as usual on the South Campus on Thursday after power was restored following a daylong outage that forced UB to cancel classes on Wednesday.

9/10/15

Joe Biden has the authenticity that voters want and Hillary Clinton lacks, UB elections expert James Campbell says.

9/14/15

UB alum competes for the top prize on Tuesday on ‘America’s Got Talent.’

9/11/15

The next installment of the medical school’s Partners in Discovery Lecture series aims to raise awareness of the liver’s importance to overall health.

9/14/15

UB will name its medical school the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in recognition of a $30 million gift to the school from Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife Margaret and their family.

9/17/15

The second annual Buffalo Humanities Festival will take place Sept. 23-26 and explore gender issues beyond the traditional oppositions of male-female and gay-straight.

9/17/15

UB faculty member Hilary Weaver says it's not enough to bring Syrian refugees to the United States. Services must be set up for them once they arrive.

9/17/15

UB faculty member Luis Colón can add another honor to his long list of mentoring awards: the 2016 Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences from the American Chemical Society.

9/17/15

Fiction writer and conceptual artist Shelley Jackson brings her unique “cross-genre” perspective to UB next week during the first of six visits to campus as the 2015-16 WBFO Visiting Professor in the Arts.

9/17/15

UB pharmaceutical scientist Robert Straubinger is leading a $3.8 million international grant to develop personalized, nanoparticle drug-delivery systems for pancreatic cancer.

9/17/15

UB faculty members have developed a new method to analyze toxic flame retardants that have made their way into our bodies — and even lurk in blood and breast milk.

9/17/15

UB senior Kelly Coughlin combines her love of science and writing as one of 15 Phi Beta Kappa writing interns nationwide this semester.

9/17/15

Award-winning actress and outspoken trans-rights advocate Laverne Cox shared what it is like to be a black transgender woman in the United States during a Distinguished Speakers Series talk last night at UB.

9/17/15

UB employees have been asked to not only increase their giving to the Employees Campaign for the Community, but also their volunteer service to the greater Western New York community.

9/17/15

Students attending last weekend's American Student Dental Association District 2 Meeting in Buffalo took part in an activity near and dear to the hearts of UB dental students: community outreach.

9/24/15

With the submission of a report outlining its sustainability efforts, UB has received a STARS “gold” rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

9/18/15

“Wonder Women and Super Men” is the theme of the 18th annual Gender Week, to be held Sept. 24-26.

9/21/15

UB researchers have developed a new method to study the interface where two cells touch, boosting understanding of myelin diseases such as MS and Krabbe’s Leukodystrophy.

9/21/15

UB is asking the campus community to engage in open, safe and inclusive dialogue after a student’s art project last week offended and shocked many members of the university.

9/24/15

The UB-led Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership is one of 27 learning communities across the country that will launch a national project promoting science, technology, engineering and math education.

9/24/15

Three more companies will join START-UP NY through their affiliation with UB.

9/24/15

A groundbreaking UB workshop will provide descendants of slaves with the tools they need to research their family history.

9/24/15

UB faculty member Jennifer Zirnheld has been named by INSIGHT into Diversity magazine as one of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM

9/24/15

UB Career Services staff offers some guidelines to give students a head start in building a successful and happy life after college.  

9/24/15

The Mivos Quartet, dubbed “one of America’s most daring and ferocious new music ensembles” by The Chicago Reader, will visit UB for a performance that features the work of UB faculty member David Felder.

9/24/15

It’s full steam ahead for UB’s new general education program as the university moves fully into the implementation phase of a new curriculum designed to enrich students’ educational experience and help prepare them to succeed in today’s world.

9/24/15

A UB public health researcher is part of a team of scientists that will use big data to develop a new approach they say will improve the classification of mood disorders and lead to more effective outcomes for psychiatric patients.

9/24/15

Two flatbed tractor trailers hauling sections of UB's solar home have left Buffalo for the 2,500-mile journey to the Solar Decathlon in Irvine, California.

9/24/15

What do “The Great Gatsby,” “Where’s Waldo” and “Green Eggs and Ham” have in common? At one point in history, each of these popular books was either banned or challenged.

9/24/15

The UB community came together to hold an uncomfortable, yet vital conversation about the controversial art project that suddenly appeared on campus last week.