Mini-trips to exotic lands. Mentor connections with renowned professors and accomplished alumni. Community-based service that blends real-world experience with life-changing impact. That’s the real picture behind the University at Buffalo’s expanding focus on “experiential learning."
For years, the University at Buffalo’s QUIT program attained an impressive success rate in helping smokers –especially heavy smokers – stop the deadly habit and staying off permanently. Now, the program is making victory over tobacco even easier, and more affordable.
The NFL’s new “test case” for pro football players accused of domestic violence could lead to increased scrutiny and more education about the issue outside of professional sports, according to the director of the Domestic Violence and Women’s Rights Clinic at the University at Buffalo’s Law School.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Why do cocaine addicts relapse after months or years of abstinence? The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a University at Buffalo scientist a $2 million grant to conduct research that will provide some answers.
University at Buffalo Law School adjunct professor Nellie Drew is the utility player of sports law. She can devise an imaginary world of NFL expansion in her classroom and she takes a decisive stance in the ongoing sales of the Buffalo Bills.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nationally recognized experts will show local nonprofit leaders how to think like entrepreneurs and effectively use social media to advance their organizations at a conference this month hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work and the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Top-notch academics and the lowest possible debt: That’s the win-win value offered to students by the University at Buffalo, according to U.S. News and World Report. The magazine today released its popular annual ranking of the best colleges and universities in America for undergraduate students.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – FNUB Inc., an affiliate of the University at Buffalo Foundation, has entered into an agreement to sell the former Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) building at 465 Washington St. to Ciminelli Real Estate Corp.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo researchers and colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin. This information provides new insights into autoimmune mechanisms in general and could help develop and screen treatments for patients suffering from all autoimmune diseases, estimated to affect 5-10 percent of the U.S. population.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Cheryl Strayed, author of the New York Times bestseller, “Wild,” will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Alumni Arena, UB North Campus, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- This year, the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) successfully launched a sold-out family business program. Now, backing from Wilmington Trust will give the initiative an extra push.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo project that aims to significantly advance the state-of-the-art in cloud computing research has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Monika McFoy, who formerly worked as an academic coach coordinator in the University at Buffalo Academic Resource Center, was named executive director of the Buffalo Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM) program in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Management is again ranked as one of the country’s best undergraduate business programs in the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report.
BUFFALO, NY — University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today announced a five-year contract extension for Athletic Director Daniel J. “Danny” White, an agreement that extends White’s contract until 2019.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Attention lifelong learners! In a town well-known for its conferences and festivals, here’s one dedicated to the thousands of migrants — many of them refugees — from all continents who continue to globalize the country, change its face and contribute to the cultural life of Buffalo as they have for 200 years.
Hundreds of University at Buffalo alumni are expected to celebrate their alma mater on Friday, Sept. 19, during a function in Larkinville, Buffalo eclectic and historic entertainment district located at 745 Seneca St.
Students from groups that are underrepresented in science and technology fields will become proficient in genomics and genetics, thanks to a five-year, $1.2 million grant to the University at Buffalo from the National Institutes of Health, said Rep. Brian Higgins, who announced the grant today at UB’s South Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marla Salmon, ScD, RN, FAAN, known internationally for her nursing scholarship on global and domestic health policy, global health workforce development and strengthening of health systems, will present the 18th Annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 in 105 Harriman Hall on UB’s South Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Presenting a strong résumé, setting long-term goals, navigating social media and networking are essential skills for today’s business professional—and all are topics for this year’s Smart Business Practices seminar series, hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association (SOMAA).
BUFFALO, N.Y.— The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) will host Rheonix, Inc., a molecular diagnostic company based in Ithaca, N.Y., to deliver September’s Life Sciences Commercialization Lecture.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep. Discovered by researchers at Harvard School of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, this is only the second “sleep node” identified in the mammalian brain whose activity appears to be both necessary and sufficient to produce deep sleep.
The University at Buffalo Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), will present a day-long public workshop that aims to increase awareness of air pollution-related research from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26.
The University at Buffalo community gets an A+ for generosity, donating more than 24,000 items in this year’s school supply drive sponsored by the Office of Community Relations. In all, 24,469 items were collected, making this year’s drive the most successful one yet.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Lighthouse Free Medical Clinic doesn’t usually host art openings. It’s a nonprofit, drop-in clinic where University at Buffalo medical students provide free, routine health care and preventive services to uninsured patients on Buffalo’s East Side.
Area professionals can learn to use big data to better understand how their workforce contributes to success at a presentation hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).
Preparing young students for success throughout their education careers takes a front seat during a lecture series this fall sponsored and organized by the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy.
Lynn Kozlowski, PhD, former dean of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, will present the school’s 26th Annual J. Warren Perry Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall, UB South Campus.
University at Buffalo Law School Dean Makau Mutua is stepping down as dean, effective Dec. 19, after a seven-year tenure in which he introduced new law school programs in response to the changing legal marketplace, hired 22 new faculty and led the school to its most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history.
The rise of digital communication has connected the world to an endless stream of information, but it also has left people, businesses, government agencies and critical infrastructure vulnerable to data theft and Internet-based threats.
University at Buffalo faculty member Xuefeng Ren has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the mechanisms of arsenic carcinogenesis — the process by which exposure to arsenic transforms normal cells into cancer cells.
The effects of media violence on children and what parents and teachers can do about it is the focus at this year’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention annual conference to be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its founding with a spectacular performance of music, dance and opera in honor of the Chinese Moon Festival, as well as the birthday of the esteemed Chinese philosopher Confucius.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This year the 2014 Annual Friends of the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library Program will host noted scholar, Brandy Schillace, PhD, research associate at the Dittrick Medical History Center and Sages Teaching Fellow at Case Western Reserve University.
The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Beta Alpha Psi was once again recognized as one of the best chapters in the world, accepting several special awards at the organization’s annual meeting held Aug. 7-9 in Atlanta.
The timely and controversial subject of the United States’ drone policy in the Middle East will be debated and explored at a public program to be held at the University at Buffalo Law School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in 107 O’Brian Hall on UB’s North Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Marianthi Markatou, PhD, University at Buffalo professor of biostatistics, has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biostatistics Methods and Research Design (BMRD) study section.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University of Florida (UF) College of Pharmacy, will deliver the Gerhard Levy Distinguished Lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Kapoor Hall on the University at Buffalo South Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by the University at Buffalo. Usually caused by smoking, COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
Human societies invest color with intense meanings. Color, like gender, is associated with virtually all aspects of identity: health, emotions, intelligence, status, class, race, nation, religion, and aesthetic taste.
Carl Lund, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
When your team of financial aid specialists can raise the percent of Buffalo high school students successfully completing the all-important financial aid application by 61 percent in a few months, you do the reasonable thing: You try to reach more students.
The rise of the Digital Age has left people, businesses, government agencies and critical infrastructure vulnerable to data theft and Internet-based threats. To examine this relatively new phenomenon, the University at Buffalo has launched “Digital Challenges,” a new lecture series centered on the promise and pitfalls of digital communication.
If a person is dually diagnosed with a severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, are improvements in their mental health or in their substance abuse most likely to reduce the risk of future violence?