12/29/15

UB will mark the 216th anniversary of the birth of Millard Fillmore, the university’s first chancellor and 13th president of the United States, with a ceremony on Jan. 7 at Fillmore's gravesite in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

12/30/15

The generosity of UB employees across the university brightened the lives of nearly 50 families in need this past holiday season.

1/4/16

UB's quality and affordability have earned it a spot on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s 2016 list of “Best College Values.”

1/4/16

A café designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis as an architectural experiment in non-mechanical heating and cooling has received a “Best of Canada Design” citation.

1/7/16

UB students and researchers are using their imaginations to make some amazing things using 3-D printing technology.

1/7/16

A YMCA in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is the first building to adopt the universal design standards developed by UB's IDeA Center.

1/7/16

UB faculty member Nicholas Rajkovich is part of a research effort to build resilience in low-income urban communities that are vulnerable to such climate change-related events as flooding and high heat.

1/7/16

Companies tied to UB are helping to cement the Buffalo Niagara region’s growing reputation for business talent.

1/7/16

Medical school faculty members Margarita Dubocovich and Mark O’Brian are the recipients of the 2015-16 Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award.

1/7/16

Members of family-owned businesses will have the tools they need to build a successful company across generations, thanks to an expanded curriculum from UB's CEL.

1/7/16

Women who report having periodontal disease are at greater risk for breast cancer, especially if they smoke or recently quit smoking, according to UB research.

1/7/16

UB mathematicians have received an NSF grant to work with companies in banking, security, aerospace technology and other fields.

1/7/16

A RIA study found that during the recession of 2007-09, employees drank less on the job but more away from work.

1/7/16

With some dispensaries now open in New York State, UB researchers say medical benefits exist for medical marijuana, but rigorous testing is needed.

1/7/16

On a downright balmy day, UB and community partners gathered at the gravesite of Millard Fillmore to mark the 216th anniversary of the birth of UB’s first chancellor.

1/7/16

Career Services and Alumni Engagement are sponsoring another “road trip” to the Big Apple to help UB students and grads establish professional connections to land jobs.

1/11/16

Neuropsychologist Ralph Benedict has been selected to receive a prestigious award from the International Neuropsychological Society for his work on cognitive dysfunction in MS patients.

1/11/16

Leading computer scientist Venu Govindaraju has been named vice president for research and economic development.

1/12/16

You're 25 times more likely to become president than to win Wednesday's Powerball drawing, but someone will win, UB faculty member Jeffrey Miecznikowski says.

1/14/16

Ontologist Mark Jensen is working with the UN to make sure its sustainable development goals can be understood and accessed by all stakeholders.

1/14/16

The 1971 film featuring one of the most memorable car chase scenes in American cinema is among the films being screened in the spring 2016 edition of the Buffalo Film Seminars.

1/14/16

The UB Reporter is moving to a daily publication schedule with the start of the spring semester.

1/14/16

The award from the SUNY Investment and Performance Fund will be used to create new programs aimed at student success and employment.

1/14/16

They don’t receive athletic scholarships or any of the other perks of being Division I athletes. Yet, members of the UB men's club hockey team show up for practice several times a week — before the sun rises.

1/14/16

Eight UB faculty members have received funding through a partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Humanities Institute.

1/14/16

Lynn Kozlowski says states should adopt differential age limits based on product risk.

1/14/16

A private foundation dedicated to research on autism spectrum disorders and similar conditions has awarded a $540,000 grant to UB faculty member Zhen Yan.

1/14/16

UB computer scientist Kui Ren has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

1/14/16

UB research has found that college-aged adults vape for enjoyment.

1/14/16

UB's president says extending the program would allow for continued investment in research, education and need-based financial aid.

1/14/16

UB assistant police chief Chris Bartolomei took part in special SUNY-sponsored training in “fair and impartial” policing.

1/14/16

A few last-minute donations pushed the Employees Campaign for the Community over its $875,000 goal.

1/14/16

Buffalo's and UB’s reputations for working well with the refugee population were highlighted earlier this week as the city hosted a press tour of foreign journalists.

1/19/16

UB oral biologist Jill Kramer re-examines whether a seemingly harmless antibody plays a significant rol in Sjögren’s syndrome.

1/21/16

The series will explore topics including obesity, the effects of substance use on college sexual assault and academic performance, and the neuroscience of marijuana and methamphetamines.

1/21/16

Businesses break the law to stay competitive, a UB study of Indian technology firms has found.

1/21/16

A UB study of altruism during the Ebola outbreak suggests altruistic behavior intention is greater when the news stories about the issue strike closer to home.

1/21/16

UB researchers are using location-based data from mobile phones to develop simulation models of how infectious disease could spread.

1/21/16

Acclaimed violist Cynthia Phelps will visit UB on Feb. 5 to present the fifth concert of this season’s Slee/Visiting Artist Series.

1/21/16

UB faculty interested in learning about new teaching technology can take part in the Tools of Engagement Project, a free, online professional development program.

1/21/16

UB and Erie County are joining forces to develop a comprehensive approach to combat Western New York’s opioid abuse epidemic.

1/21/16

UB has established an Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council to advise Vice Provost Teresa Miller on matters of equity and inclusion.

1/21/16

UB’s Educational Opportunity Center is again offering free tax preparation for individuals and families meeting income guidelines.

1/22/16

Undergraduate applications to UB are 10.3 percent higher than at this time last year, the highest number in the past five years.

1/22/16

Pinball is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, and UB gamers are leading the revival of the classic pastime in Western New York.

1/25/16

Welcome to the new UB Reporter. We begin publication today as a daily devoted to reporting about the people, events and initiatives that make UB a great institution.

1/25/16

UB reopened its residence halls early to accommodate students living in areas that were to be affected by the weekend's severe weather.

1/27/16

UB scientists are working to develop a therapy that could enable patients to control glucose levels while also losing weight.

1/26/16

The upgrade to UB's hyperbaric chamber is being handled by three generations of UB engineers who know the chamber inside and out.

1/26/16

UB will celebrate the Chinese New Year with a variety of performances that highlight the beauty of the Chinese art, language and culture.

1/26/16

UB engineers are working to help underwater telecommunication catch up to its over-the-air counterpart.

1/27/16

Legal theorist Charles J. Ogletree Jr. will present UB’s 40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative address on Feb. 11.

1/27/16

UB Archives' photo collections document rich tradition of UB.

1/28/16

UB's fun-loving geologists again are hosting their Groundhog Day gathering on Feb. 2 to see if Ridge Lea Larry sees his shadow.  

1/28/16

A UB study will investigate the effectiveness of a new therapy that uses storytelling to treat trauma in adolescents.

1/27/16

In his traditional email to start the spring semester, President Satish Tripathi urged the UB community to seek out what's new.

1/29/16

To read one of Nnedi Okorafor’s novels is to be propelled into a near-future, magically enhanced version of our own world.

1/28/16

President Satish K. Tripathi and others in the UB community have pledged to help build a culture of inclusiveness and equity in the city of Buffalo.

 

1/29/16

Research by UB faculty member James Campbell has influenced the campaign strategy of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

1/29/16

The committee leading the search for a new dean for the College of Arts and Sciences is holding listening sessions next week.