Graduate News

Here is how our graduate faculty, students and researchers are making headlines at the University at Buffalo.

11/20/17

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime. But new research by a UB psychologist suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are detrimental.

11/20/17

Adam Wilson is part of a team that created a digital tool for monitoring threats to a South African biodiversity hotspot.

11/17/17

The gift from the estate of beloved professor Peter Nickerson will fund an endowed chair and create a dean's fund in his name.

11/17/17

The University at Buffalo Libraries is holding Amnesty Campaign 2017, a month-long initiative from Nov. 17 through Dec. 18 that calls on the UB and Buffalo communities to return overdue books and materials in exchange for waived fines and fees.

11/17/17

The late Peter Ayers Nickerson, a beloved UB faculty member who spent nearly 50 years teaching in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has given $4.5 million to the school.

11/17/17

“Grey’s Anatomy” actor and activist Jesse Williams will appear at UB on Nov. 18 as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Williams, this year’s Undergraduate Student Choice Speaker, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Arena, North Campus.

11/17/17

AAU President Mary Sue Coleman told a UB audience that research universities need to do a better job of telling their stories to the public.