A husband-and-wife team of psychiatrists at the University at Buffalo has received a $2.6 million federal grant to conduct one of the first major population-based studies aimed at finding the gene or genes that may be linked to schizophrenia.
Joint Statement by Chancellor Robert Berdahl of the University of California at Berkeley, President William R. Greiner of the University at Buffalo, and Chancellor Michael Aiken of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The University at Buffalo's National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research has been awarded a $10 million grant by the National Science Foundation to support a Center for Advanced Technologies in Earthquake Loss Reduction.
Researchers at the University of Buffalo conducting an FDA trial of photodynamic therapy (PDT) have shown that Kaposi's sarcoma and external chest-wall lesions from recurrent breast cancer can be treated successfully using PDT.
A study to determine if exercises can improve balance and agility in older adults and involving subjects as old as 91 is being conducted by a UB assistant professor of physical therapy and exercise and nutrition sciences.
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, UB dental researchers and preventive medicine specialists are beginning a five-year study of the relationship between periodontal disease and heart attacks.
University at Buffalo engineering students have determined that San Francisco's new airport terminal building should remain operational during earthquakes registering as high as eight on the Richter scale.
Too much hot air -- literally -- and two few recycling bins were among the concerns about Buffalo’s City Hall that a group of UB environmental-studies students raised this week when they met with Mayor Anthony Masiello.
A researcher with the University at Buffalo Center for Hearing and Deafness says noise-induced high-frequency hearing loss is endemic in the U.S., and poses a particular problem for children, affecting their ability to achieve in school.
The National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, headquartered at the University at Buffalo, has directed nearly $110 million toward research and education programs in its 11-year history. Much of the knowledge and technology developed through NCEER’s programs has been put into practice. Its accomplishments include:
Kenneth J. Takeuchi, Ph.D., associate professor of, has received the inaugural Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics from Dean Joseph J. Tufariello.
A UB associate professor of surgery who has set up a hospital-based program aimed at keeping trauma patients who are violence victims from repeating their mistakes will speak in a “UB at Sunrise” program on Thursday, Oct. 9.
UB graduate Kevin Russell has been awarded the first place 1997 Montgomery-Watson Master's Thesis Award in a national competition for his master's thesis titled "The Use of Decision Analysis for Groundwater Remediation Design."
Geographers and political scientists will address “Geographic Information Systems and Political Redistricting: Social Groups, Representational Values and Electoral Boundaries” in a conference to be held Oct. 24-26.
J. Warren Perry, Ph.D., founding dean of the UB School of Health Related Professions at the University at Buffalo, recently received the 1997 Theodore Roosevelt Award for Exemplary Citizenship and Service.
"Winning Ways: Best Practices in Work-Based Learning", co-edited by Albert J. Pautler, Jr., Deborah M. Buffamanti, focuses on how internships, apprenticeships and other forms of work-based learning can provide an edge in the job market.
A performance by comedian and MTV personality Bill Bellamy, a mini-parade and, of course, a football game will highlight the University at Buffalo’s family and Homecoming weekend slated for Oct. 24-26.
Female survivors of sexual and physical assault ages 18 and older are being sought by researchers in UB’s Center for Anxiety Research to participate in a study designed to help women experiencing psychological distress as a result of a rape or other physical assault.
The Buffalo film premiere of the 1995 Theo Angelopoulos film, "Ulysses' Gaze," a modern rendition of Homer's "Odyssey" starring Harvey Keitel will take place on Nov. 1 in the Center for the Arts Screening Room.
James H. Forest, international peace activist, author and friend of the late Catholic writer Thomas Merton, will give a talk titled "Merton, Mysticism and Me: Crafting Peace in a Violent World" on Monday, Oct. 20.
A conference looking at new and on-going research on the behavior of capital markets, developments in corporate finance and international accounting issues will be held by the School of Management on Nov. 7-8.
A SUNY honorary degree will be presented to Thomas B. Tomasi, former president and chief executive officer of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, when UB holds its third annual University Convocation on Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Beginning Nov. 1 and running through Dec. 20, "Burning Issues," an exhibit focusing on censorship, will be on display in Lockwood Memorial Library and the Charles B. Sears Law Library, both on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
The Department of Family Medicine is initiating the Bailey Community Outreach Program to assess health needs in the neighborhoods near Bailey Avenue and to promote the Bailey Family Health Center as an available health-care option.
The UB chapter of the American Medical Student Association is challenging Western New Yorkers to run, walk, roller blade or bike in the fight against domestic violence in a 5K race to be held Sunday, Oct. 19, in Delaware Park.
The University at Buffalo is reaffirming its commitment to Buffalo and the region by investing $100 million over 10 years in its South Campus and spearheading new efforts to bolster neighborhoods surrounding the South Campus.
Two teams of students in the University at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning have been named finalists in an international competition for their designs for hotels to be built in outer space, including one to be constructed in an asteroid.