12/3/15

Architecture dean Robert Shibley has been named one of the 25 top educators in architecture and design by an international publication for design leaders.

12/3/15

For UB faculty member Robert Wahler, Niagara Hospice preserves quality of life at the end of life.

12/3/15

Retired UB faculty member Deb Walters is making a 2,500-mile solo kayak trip to support the children living in and around a huge garbage dump in Guatemala City.

12/3/15

A UB Law School forum recently cast the debate over health coverage in terms of understanding health care as a basic human right.  

12/3/15

UB robotics expert Venkat Krovi has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

12/3/15

A paper published by UB researchers in the journal Science examines how nonlinear optics is poised to deliver breakthroughs in medicine, energy, electronics and other areas.

12/3/15

Go ahead, rant about the snow on Twitter. It can ease traffic on slippery, congested roads.

12/3/15

UB researchers are investigating whether plant sterols can be used as a natural alternative to drug therapy in expectant mothers who have high cholesterol.

12/3/15

Men with Type 2 diabetes who have low testosterone levels can benefit significantly from testosterone treatment, UB researchers have found.

12/3/15

The cyberattack on digital toymaker VTech is the first that involves stealing personal information from minors, UB cyber expert Arun Vishwanath says.

12/2/15

UB will celebrate the ongoing accomplishments of the Buffalo Tanzania Education Project — including the launch of a new book — at a special event on Dec. 3.

12/3/15

UB has a communications plan to inform faculty, staff and students about class cancellations and other important issues due to a severe snow or ice storm.

12/7/15

A new study questions the popular notion that the Vikings were able to colonize Greenland because of a period of unusually warm weather.

12/7/15

UB Parkinson’s disease researchers have developed a way to ramp up the conversion of skin cells into dopamine neurons.

12/4/15

Best known as a singer/songwriter, John Legend shared his dedication to education and social activism during a talk at UB.

12/4/15

Six UB law students and their professor are traveling to Paris to be part of the 2015 United Nations Conference on Climate Change.

12/7/15

In the next installment of the CAS lecture series, faculty member Jonathan Katz talks about UB's emerging role in queer studies in the arts.

12/4/15

Some 3,000 miles from Paris, WNY stakeholders — including two UB faculty members — will discuss their own solutions regarding climate change as part of the annual WNY environmental congress.

12/8/15

Extremist groups now have a global audience at their fingertips, thanks to social media, UB faculty member Michael Stefanone says.

12/10/15

An innovative partnership between UB Law School and Roswell Park Cancer Institute aims to make life easier for cancer patients by addressing legal problems that arise after the diagnosis.

12/10/15

UB researcher Ivan Dylko has developed a model that explores the impact of personalizing online information.

12/10/15

A UB study finds motivational interviewing to be an effective technique in curbing opioid abuse among the elderly.

12/10/15

UB researchers have developed and are testing a new treatment for acute concussion that could change the way head injuries are treated.

12/10/15

UB faculty member Gary Giovino is serving as a consultant on an international project to collect health data via mobile phone.  

12/10/15

UBThisWinter offers numerous opportunities for faculty, staff and students to continue learning — or just have some fun — during the break between semesters.

12/10/15

Campus Dining & Shops has rolled out four new Pride of New York vending machines, each stocked with items made or produced in New York State.

12/10/15

College Success Centers help students at Buffalo Public Schools explore college programs and meet role models for college success.

12/10/15

Taking time to pursue other goals before working full-time jobs in their fields is increasingly becoming an option for college graduates, UB's director of career services says.

12/14/15

UB scholar Deborah Reed-Danahay is co-editing a new series for written works at the intersection of literature and anthropological studies.

12/14/15

UB architecture students are developing plans to breathe new life into a downtown Buffalo site.

12/16/15

The new interdisciplinary unit will be oriented toward theory and philosophy, with an emphasis on ethics.

12/16/15

Student art projects installed on campus outside the Center for the Arts now must include a notation or explanatory identifier stating it is a work of art.

12/17/15

Sand pits. Water traps. Dirt bumps. And there's always mud. UB fundraiser Gayle Hutton loves the challenges of cyclocross racing.

12/17/15

Exhibition at CEPA Gallery juxtaposes UB photographer’s snowflake art with alum's portraits of the sun's surface.

12/17/15

The School of Nursing has received a grant to prepare students to use telehealth technology with patients in underserved rural areas.

12/17/15

An enthusiastic crowd attended CSE Kids Day activities, an event designed to celebrate computer science and get kids excited about the field.  

12/17/15

A UB social work study has found that using a differential response rather than a one-size-fits-all strategy in child welfare cases keeps kids safer.

12/17/15

UB faculty member Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

12/17/15

UB biostatistician Randy Carter has received a Fulbright award to a major research institute in India, but the assignment holds a personal connection that is likely to be more meaningful.

12/17/15

Despite the climate accord reached in Paris, more work is needed to understand how sea levels could rise in the future, UB geologist Beata Csatho writes in Nature.

12/17/15

A new study by UB chemists traces how enigmatic molecules called sphingolipids help cancer self-destruct.

12/17/15

Five companies founded by UB students, faculty and alumni have joined START-UP NY.

12/17/15

Teresa Miller offers some "informal rules of cultural engagement" designed to help further UB's commitment to being an inclusive and diverse community.

12/17/15

UB faculty member Claude Welch talks about why the Universal Declaration still matters, nearly 70 years after its implementation by the United Nations.

12/18/15

More than 50 people gathered at a solidarity vigil to show their support for Muslim members of the UB community.

12/18/15

From robot bees to designer neurons, UB research and discoveries are helping us understand the world we live in and improving our quality of life.

12/18/15

President Satish K. Tripathi discussed funding for athletics, downtown parking and the student art project at the December meeting of the Professional Staff Senate.