3/25/15

Social-change entrepreneur Veronika Scott will share her insights with the UB community as the undergraduate Academies' 2015 Civic Engagement Keynote Speaker.

3/25/15

In its final session, the Digital Challenges series will explore how smartphones and tablets can enhance student learning.

3/30/15

Laura Hubbard, vice president for finance and administration, outlined the current SUNY budget picture at last week's meeting of the Professional Staff Senate.

4/2/15

UB faculty member Cecil Foster is one of five jurors who will select the winner of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize, frequently referred to as “Canada’s Pulitzer.”

4/1/15

The Department of Music is one of several local cultural institutions presenting a six-day festival exploring the work of Charles Ives, considered by many to be America’s first great composer.

4/2/15

UB students, faculty and administrators will gather April 16 to recognize student research and creative achievements at the 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

4/2/15

Identifying discrimination is a necessary first step toward confronting prejudice, yet victims may be unlikely to recognize some types of discrimination unless they have higher self-esteem, according to a new UB study.

4/1/15

The School of Public Health and Health Professions will recognize National Public Health Week April 3-12 with a series of events that highlight and celebrate public health efforts locally and globally.

4/2/15

Robert Ballard, famous for discovering the Titanic, shared tales of ocean explorations at UB's latest Distinguished Speakers Series lecture.

4/2/15

Chemistry professor Luis Colón will head to the White House to receive a national award for excellence in mentoring.

4/2/15

New research by Laura Anderson in the School of Nursing explores how sexual assault and obesity influence teenage suicide attempts.

4/2/15

As email phishing scams become more personalized, UB’s information security officer offers tips on how to avoid getting hooked.

4/2/15

A UB physics study finds that black holes don't lose information — a huge step toward solving a mystery that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years.

4/2/15

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act is bringing much needed attention to an entire class of laws, says Michael Boucai, UB associate professor of law.

4/16/15

Social work professor Deborah Waldrop has received a national award for her research in palliative care.

4/8/15

After nearly seven years as dean of the UB School of Management, Arjang Assad is heading to the University of Pittsburgh.

4/9/15

Kapoor Hall, home to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has earned a coveted gold rating for green design.

4/9/15

In an address to the Voting Faculty, President Satish K. Tripathi said extending predictable tuition increases is a priority as UB officials meet with state lawmakers.

4/9/15

A four-legged robot under development at UB will be able to climb a ladder and deliver materials to workers laboring up high.

4/9/15

A symposium and roundtable on extremism in Africa will honor the memory of human rights activist Alison L. Des Forges.

4/9/15

Three UB juniors will receive Goldwater scholarships, a national honor for undergraduates in science, mathematics or engineering.

4/9/15

Michael Goodchild, recognized by many researchers as the father of GIScience, will speak at UB in April.

4/9/15

As part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” fitness initiative, a UB education professor guided a yoga class on the White House lawn.

4/9/15

An April 23 summit at UB will encourage women to enter the science and engineering workforce and support those on the path already.

4/9/15

UB researchers weigh in on the safety of herbal supplements, with one expert calling this realm the "wild, wild West" due to poor regulation.

4/10/15

Danny White, UB athletic director, has named Nate Oats as interim head coach of the men's basketball program.

4/10/15

UB's School of Dental Medicine will host its first Dentistry Smiles on Veterans program – a day of free dental screenings, cleanings and repairs for local veterans.

4/11/15

Nate Oats has been named UB's 13th men's head basketball coach.

4/16/15

Nine student startups claim $5,000 in prizes at UB's annual business pitch competition.

4/16/15

UB is partnering with M&T Bank and the city of Buffalo to provide free, outdoor, public Wi-Fi service along the Main Street corridor from North Street to Canalside and the Erie Basin Marina.

4/15/15

Multimedia performances by three media study graduate students explore the relationship between people and place.

4/16/15

President Satish K. Tripathi attended the Summit of the Americas in Panama City last week, taking part in a panel examining the role of universities in sustainable economic development.

4/16/15

UB’s Research Institute on Addictions has received a federal grant to examine the experience of sexual assault among lesbian and bisexual women compared to heterosexual women.

4/16/15

UB faculty member Daniel Hess has received a fellowship from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions program to study the aging socialist-era housing in the Baltic states.

4/16/15

UB scientists contributed to research on a new drug that may help treat misfolded protein diseases like CMT, Alzheimer's and ALS.

4/16/15

President Satish K. Tripathi thanked members of the Western New York legislative delegation for their support of the university at a special event on Monday.

4/16/15

UB's first annual Sustainability Summit will introduce a new, university-wide approach to creating a more sustainable campus and world.

4/16/15

A biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs has earned three graduate students first place in UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

4/16/15

An upcoming repair project at MacKay Heating Plant, home to UB's peregrine falcons, is prompting the state Department of Environmental Conservation to move the falcon chicks to ensure their safety once they hatch next month.

4/17/15

UB students, faculty and administrators recognized the outstanding scholarly, research and creative achievements of students at the annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence. 

4/17/15

The second Victor E. Reichert Robert Frost lecture on Wednesday will examine a play by poet Robert Frost that serves as the 43rd chapter of the Bible's "Book of Job."

4/17/15

The Department of Sociology is partnering with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on the gallery’s new AK Innovation Lab.

4/21/15

Performance artist Cassils, who performs transgendered, but from a perspective of a continually becoming body, is the featured artist at the next Queer Art Lecture series on April 23.

4/23/15

With a heart for service, teaching and international humanitarian work, UB senior Abigail LaPlaca is the poster child for a Fulbright student scholar.

4/23/15

UB scientists arranged a protein-nanoparticle marriage that could lead to development of an HIV vaccine and target cancer treatment.

4/23/15

A new study by UB researchers has found that parents who chronically fail to provide for their children contribute to the likelihood that they will develop aggressive and delinquent tendencies later in adolescence.

4/23/15

UB faculty member Rajan Batta has been recognized as an outstanding educator by the Institute of Industrial Engineering.

4/23/15

About 250 UB students planted trees in South Campus neighborhoods last Saturday as part of the “ReTree the District” project that aims to plant 1,000 trees in the University District by the end of 2016.

4/23/15

The "game-changing" stroke treatment reported last week in the New England Journal of Medicine was long in coming, with UB neurosurgeons developing many of the techniques back in the 1990s.

4/23/15

In recognition of the outstanding guidance and support they give UB undergraduates, faculty members Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, Lance Rintamaki and Mark Swihart have been named recipients of the Meyerson mentoring award for 2015.

4/23/15

The School of Dental Medicine honored local veterans for their service to the country by providing them with a day of free dental care.

4/23/15

UB unveiled a new app for its Solar Strand as part of its celebration of Earth Day.

4/24/15

New York State’s chief digital officer told a UB audience last week that culture change and education are critical to increasing the numbers of women in STEM-related careers.

4/27/15

UB dental students achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Board Dental Examination — not once, but twice.

4/27/15

Social stigma and a lack of affordability prevent many transgendered people from seeking health care, according to results of a UB Nursing study.

4/30/15

UB faculty member José Buscaglia's familiarity with Cuba earned him a spot in the delegation traveling to the Caribbean nation as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent trade mission.

4/30/15

Chemistry doctoral student “Penny” Bruce-Vanderpuije has received the prestigious 2015 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship.

4/30/15

A three-member interdisciplinary team of UB students was among the winners in a prestigious international mathematical modeling contest.

4/30/15

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and UB teamed up to provide some answers to that dreaded question and help families learn more about careers and internship opportunities available on the medical campus.

4/30/15

Five companies, including one founded by two UB medical researchers and another by a UB alumnus, have been approved for START-UP NY through their affiliation with the university.

4/30/15

UB Law professor Michael Boucai believes there is overwhelming evidence to suggest the Supreme Court will grant same-sex couples the right to marry and that the decision hinges on Justice Anthony Kennedy.

4/30/15

Robert G. Wilmers, chairman and chief executive officer of M&T Bank Corporation, will be awarded the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, UB’s highest honor, during the 169th annual University Commencement on May 17.

4/30/15

UB microbiologist Michael Russell writes in the journal mBio that scientists must develop a better understanding of the human immune system and its adaptability in order to deal with increasing drug resistence and deadly viral pathogens.

4/30/15

After two trips to do field research in Europe, UB Law Interim Dean James A. Gardner is back in Buffalo with new insight into the struggle for power between central governments and their states.

4/30/15

Climbing to base camp at Mount Everest was something Scott Weber had wanted to do for some time. But the UB administrator didn't expect that very place to turn into a disaster zone a mere eight days after he returned to Buffalo.

4/30/15

Some 5,645 students are candidates to receive degrees during UB’s 169th University Commencement and 15 other commencement ceremonies being held May 1 through May 23.

4/30/15

UB has begun an initiative to define who we are and what sets us apart from our peers.

4/30/15

“Martha Jackson Graphics,” a new exhibition of prints from UB’s modern graphics collection, will be on view in the UB Anderson Gallery May 2 through Aug. 16.

4/30/15

Silicon Valley legend Steve Wozniak concluded the 2014-15 edition of UB's popular series with a candid discussion of his early days at Apple, the future of technology and his passion for education.