10/16/18

The contest — founded by a UB chemist — reaches thousands of children around the country each year.

10/1/18

When Mara B. Huber, associate dean for undergraduate research and experiential learning, took on the task of designing an office to serve as a hub for credit-based experiential learning at UB, she knew she wanted a model that was collaborative and catalytic.

10/1/18

Western New Yorkers are invited to SciNight: Diving into Your DNA, an event hosted by the Buffalo Museum of Science and the University at Buffalo Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome, where guests can create a necklace made from their own DNA and learn from local scientists about DNA testing and the makeup of our genetic material.

10/1/18

Being a good neighbor can have a powerful effect on residents’ attitudes and behaviors even for those living in highly disadvantaged communities, according to a new UB study.

10/1/18

Results may bring muscular dystrophy therapy closer to human use.

10/2/18

They noted the study found that healthier homes can help offset the genetic risk for obesity.

10/2/18

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will provide Western New York seniors with free oral health screenings and an educational workshop through Oral Health America’s Wisdom Tooth Project.

10/2/18

A new UB study suggests that extent to which sensory-specific parts of the brain are able to connect as a network, not necessarily anatomically, but functionally, during a child’s development predicts their reading proficiency.

9/5/18

UB has reorganized its Research Institute on Addictions to foster a multidisciplinary approach to addressing the crisis of substance use disorders, with an emphasis on combating the opiate addiction epidemic gripping the region and nation.

10/3/18

System may improve early detection, especially in developing countries.

10/3/18

A child-care award from a European neuroscience association allowed a faculty member--one of 29 scientists from 15 countries--to attend an important scientific meeting in her field. 

 

10/4/18

Popular local event series opens its 10th season with a theme that’s close to home.

10/4/18

The program will close critical workforce gaps by strengthening the connectivity between clean energy employers and educators in Western New York.

10/3/18

The University at Buffalo has accepted the first cohort of fellows into the Global Infectious Diseases Research Training Program, a $1.1 million program formed to train 15 scientists from the Caribbean in viral infection research.

10/5/18

UB was recognized for its ability to generate its own green power thanks to the Solar Strand, SteelWinds and other efforts, as well as its leadership of the Localizing Buffalo’s Renewable Energy Future initiative.

10/5/18

The University at Buffalo will recognize 12 distinguished alumni at the UB Alumni Association Achievement Awards ceremony to be held at Oct. 12 in the UB Center for the Arts.

10/5/18

UB School of Law Teaching Faculty member Helen “Nellie” Drew told high school students that freedom of expression is protected by the First Amendment as part of her keynote speech for the Sixth Annual James Otis Lecture Oct. 3.

10/8/18

Study is the first to highlight sex differences in thermal behavior and could one day inform the development of new athletic apparel.

10/8/18

With new NSF funding, researchers will work to integrate citizen science data into the National Water Model

10/8/18

Immunized people would transmit anti-malarial proteins to the insects that bite them, reducing spread of the deadly disease.

10/8/18

Using human stem cells, his lab is developing technologies and tools to grow personalized, three-dimensional internal organs, such as the liver and pancreas.

10/8/18

The effects and effectiveness of school security measures will be the topic of a national conference organized by Jeremy Finn, professor in the UB Graduate School of Education.

10/8/18

Exploring diverse points of view and engaging in open discussion are core principles upheld at UB.

10/9/18

To improve teamwork and communication between nursing and pharmacy students, the UB School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have turned to escape rooms, the mystery-themed game, for interprofessional training.

10/10/18

Dimien, a chemical maker with a focus on eco-friendly manufacturing, previously won the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

10/10/18

Seven artists from around the world will explore questions surrounding the intersection of nature and the unnatural as the newest biological art residents in the University at Buffalo Coalesce: Center for Biological Arts.

10/10/18

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing received a $270,000 grant to train the next generation of biomedical data scientists in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

10/11/18

He will give his review of the progress UB has made in the past year.

10/12/18

The UB Alumni Association will honor alumni and friends who have brought distinction to the university at the 2018 UBAA Achievement Awards program to be held Oct. 12 in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.

10/16/18

The study describes what's believed to be the first accurate method for tracing a 3D-printed object to the machine it came from.

10/12/18

UB will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend, two of the most traditional of college events, Oct. 12-14 with a variety of activities for students, their family members and alumni.

10/12/18

An ambitious new project spearheaded by Jonathan Manes, assistant clinical professor of law, will examine ethical and social concerns raised by the increasing use of artificial intelligence, or AI.

10/15/18

Scientists have assumed that future terahertz data links would be immune to eavesdropping, but new research shows that’s not necessarily the case.

10/15/18

The University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance production of Pippin, will be directed by guest director and choreographer Paul Stancato.

10/16/18

45 Plays for 45 Presidents is an irreverent comical insight into the lives of every POTUS, featuring vignettes about each President, their wives, mistresses, political opponents and others.

10/17/18

UB community members will create hundreds of signs for #SpiritDay on North Campus.

10/17/18

Computational modeling shows promise as a tool for probing this question, a study finds.

10/17/18

Talal uses telemedicine and other innovations to treat hepatitis C virus in people who inject drugs.

10/17/18

Under the direction of Kerry Ring and Jenna Del Monte, the 2018-19 academic year marks the 45th anniversary of Zodiaque Dance Company.

10/17/18

New SBIR award will enable the company to develop a device for studying drugs that treat neurological disorders.

10/18/18

Special issue of peer-reviewed journal addresses key questions in food systems planning efforts.

10/19/18

Bruce Troen directs UB’s Center for Successful Aging, which seeks to translate research on aging well into policy, practice and community engagement.

10/22/18

Nima Arkani-Hamed is a past recipient of the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.

10/22/18

Events are happening as part of Association of College Schools of Planning annual conference in Buffalo.

10/23/18

Motivated in part by the #MeToo movement and inspired by Cornell philosopher Kate Manne’s instant classic “Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny,” the University at Buffalo Gender Institute is presenting a yearlong lecture series titled “On Misogyny.”

10/24/18

Former Vice President Joe Biden will open UB’s 2018-19 Distinguished Speakers Series at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in Alumni Arena on the UB North Campus

10/25/18

The university is implementing significant security measures used during visits by very prominent guest speakers, and it will be taking extra precautions because of recent targeting of political figures.  

10/30/18

New cycle of funding will include projects on making autonomous vehicles accessible and leveraging commercial artificial intelligence agents like Alexa and Google Home in ways to support people with disabilities.

10/25/18

The security measure is in response to the recent targeting of political figures.

10/25/18

University at Buffalo researchers received a grant from the National Institutes of Aging to explore the effects of age, race and sex on immunosuppressive medication and immune responses of renal transplant patients.

10/26/18

Activities include rides in a self-driving bus, robot demonstrations, robot programing and learning about careers in robotics.

10/26/18

Public will have chance to weigh in on the work completed by 80 participants of a workshop aimed at imagining the next 50 years in Buffalo Niagara.

10/29/18

Widely available and inexpensive, the metal could lead to a renewable energy boom.

10/26/18

Dozens of UB student volunteers will participate in UB’s Fall Community Day on Oct. 27. Partnering with nine different organizations, UB Community Relations organizes this service day to give students an opportunity to help out in the neighborhoods around UB.

10/29/18

Research suggests that 8,000 years ago, two climatic processes may have caused western Greenland to become more humid.

10/30/18

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, Carman and Ann Adams Endowed Chair of Pediatric Research at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, has been appointed the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

10/30/18

Individual perceptions about safety and school quality play critical roles in how people define their communities,  according to the results of a new UB study.

10/30/18

Results could help bring these drugs closer to FDA approval for Type 1 diabetes.

10/30/18

Researchers at UB's Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions will work with the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to assess what risks may occur for people with alcohol use disorder who use prescription painkillers.

10/31/18

The assessments are facilitated by a local licensed provider, UB's Center for Industrial Effectiveness.

10/31/18

Study funded by University of Rochester Center for AIDS Research is part of a concerted strategy to improve substance use disorder outcomes and decrease HIV infections.