More than 200,000 of the 5 million accounts stolen in a
cyberattack on the digital toymaker VTech belonged to children,
information that hackers could use to open credit card accounts,
according to a UB expert in cyber deception.
Without a doubt, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Cy
Twombly are the three great post-abstract expressionists in
American art, says Jonathan Katz, director of UB’s visual
studies doctoral program.
Prescription opioid abuse has reached epidemic proportions, but
new research led by UB psychiatric nursing researcher Yu-Ping Chang
found motivational interviewing, a form of behavioral counseling,
is an effective tool at curbing misuse.
Jeffrey M. Wice of the Jaeckle Center for Law, Democracy and
Governance at the UB Law School will be available to provide
commentary and analysis of a major redistricting case before the
U.S. Supreme Court, Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Child protection services personnel respond to some 3 million
reports of maltreatment per year, andmany states respond
identically to all incidents, regardless of their nature.
Differential response is a significant policy shift in how child
welfare systems approach families, says Annette Semanchin
Campus Dining and Shops rolled out four new Pride of New York
vending machines, each stocked with items made or produced in New
York State. Sales have been solid since they were installed at the
start of the fall semester.
Although still in its infancy, University at Buffalo faculty,
staff and students are finding UBThisWinter, the university’s
winter session, to be a great way to spend the time between the
traditional fall and spring semesters.
UB Police Chief Gerald W. Schoenle Jr. is leading a call by the
SUNY Police Chiefs Association asking Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill
that would help university police departments retain campus police
To prepare the next generation of nurses for virtual health
care, the UB School of Nursing recently received a one-year SUNY
High Needs grant to train nursing students in telehealth, which
allows patients to use live video and self-diagnostic devices to
receive distant care.
Women who report having periodontal disease are at greater risk
for breast cancer, especially if they smoke or recently quit
smoking, according to University at Buffalo research published in
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.