7/2/15

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $12 million to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to conduct a comprehensive quality assurance program in NIH-funded labs conducting HIV/AIDS and related clinical research programs worldwide.

7/2/15

UB engineer Andreas Stavridis has received a $24,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on the Nepal earthquake.

7/2/15

Geology professor Greg Valentine, a “dedicated advocate” for postdoctoral scholars, is the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award from the Graduate School’s Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.

7/2/15

When the chess world suspects someone of having cheated in a tournament, UB computer scientist Ken Regan is the guy who gets the call.

7/2/15

UB Law Professor Teresa Miller says prison officials should not let the recent escape by inmates from an upstate New York prison influence decision-making when it comes to inmate privileges.

7/2/15

While the main battle over same-sex couples’ right to marry is over, UB Law professor Michael Boucai says to expect a clash between same-sex marriage and the right to religious freedom.

7/2/15

UB researchers have begun a study of the dangers that dehydration presents for U.S. Navy divers, examining diver physiology both during and after underwater activities.

7/2/15

UB faculty members Nancy Nielsen and Danielle Pelfrey Duryea talk about the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

7/2/15

The SPARK program aims to identify promising freshmen and sophomores who may be the next UB students to land nationally and internationally competitive fellowships and scholarships.

7/2/15

The UB Child Care Center is offering more children a chance to have a summer camp experience with the expansion of its program for school-aged children into recently renovated space in Butler Annex B.

7/2/15

Principals of the year in New York State the past two years have been graduates of UB's LIFTS program for prospective administrators.

7/6/15

Banners were installed last week identifying the veritable beehive of construction activity at Main and High streets as the future home of the UB medical school.

7/6/15

A life-changing injury gave Tyson Gentry a new perspective on life, leading him to pursue a master’s degree at UB and establish a unique foundation.

7/9/15

UB dentist Othman Shibley strives to change Syria’s destiny through education.

7/8/15

Incoming UB faculty member Adam Wilson has used satellite images to determine that ecosystems in South Africa's southern tip bounce back from wildfires more quickly in warmer winter winter — as long as there's enough rain.

7/9/15

Eight undergraduates are spending 10 weeks completing original reearch projects under the guidance of School of Nursing faculty members.

7/9/15

Longtime UB Law School faculty member John Henry Schlegel has been named a UB Distinguished Professor.

7/9/15

UB’s Department of Neurosurgery ranks among the top 20 most productive neurosurgical residency programs in the U.S. in terms of academic publishing over a five-year period.

7/9/15

Meet your UB colleagues for some family-friendly fun outside the office at the first annual Summer Sunset Festival on July 31.

7/9/15

UB has been awarded four SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants to support faculty and staff leveraging technology in support of teaching and learning.

7/9/15

A quacking mother duck teams up with UB staff to rescue her six ducklings that fell into a storm drain.

7/9/15

Local high school students explored ways to use hospital and patient-treatment databases to improve the overall patient experience as part of the Eric Pitman Annual Summer Workshop in Computational Science.  

7/13/15

Krishna Rajan, an internationally recognized expert on materials informatics, has been named the Erich Bloch Endowed Chair of UB’s new Department of Materials Design and Innovation.

7/13/15

What do first-responders — who are trained to save lives — do when faced with someone who is imminently dying and whose pre-hospital order is “do not resuscitate”?

7/13/15

When the robots parade this Friday at the conclusion of the 2015 ARTY (Art, Robotics and Technology for Youth) Summer Workshop, you’re likely to see a kinder, gentler approach to the usual hulking, fire-breathing bots.

7/16/15

Mick Thompson has been recognized nationally for his contributions to graduate education, both at UB and beyond.

7/16/15

When it comes to newborn sleep, mother may not know best, according to UB Nursing faculty member Deborah Raines.

7/16/15

UB faculty member David Herzberg says quaaludes — a drug that's back in the spotlight thanks to Bill Cosby — maintains a distinctive, mysterious reputation synonymous with the disco era of the 1970s.

7/16/15

The Tailgate Concert Series at UB home football games is back this fall with a lineup of performers that includes ‘70s favorites KC and the Sunshine Band and up-and-coming country singer Eric Paslay.

7/16/15

Mime artists and Raspberry Pi computers helped children attending UB's GenCyber Camp last week learn about such computer security concepts as phishing and firewalls.

7/16/15

Buffalo Connect — the new outdoor, public Wi-Fi network running along Main Street in downtown Buffalo — is now up and running, thanks to a partnership between UB, M&T Bank and the city of Buffalo.

7/16/15

UB and SUNY are working with Jamaican partners to create a new regional center for infectious disease research in the Caribbean country.

7/16/15

An evolving web tool developed by a UB classicist searches for references and parallels in ancient texts to help scholars make connections that lend additional meaning to the texts.

7/16/15

Despite new information gleaned from the New Horizons mission, UB cosmologist Dejan Stojkovic predicts Pluto will retain its dwarf-planet status.

7/20/15

To improve learning among nursing students, UB researchers have turned to the kindergarten classroom for help.

7/20/15

UB engineers are working with the U.S. Navy to develop graphine nanoribbons that may someday revolutionize how power is controlled in ships, smartphones and other electronic devices.

7/21/15

A proposal from UB is among the 53 finalists seeking funding through an internationally backed program aimed at reducing maternal and newborn deaths in some of the poorest places on Earth.

7/23/15

UB engineering students are building microsatellites for NASA and the Air Force to keep track of space debris that orbits Earth and threatens spacecraft.

7/23/15

UB faculty member Henry Louis Taylor Jr. says the influx of resources to Cuba with the easing of diplomatic relations with the U.S. could intensify racial divides inside the country.

7/23/15

A new book co-edited by UB Law professor Jessica Owley tackles the ambiguous, but essential, concept of “sustainability.”

7/23/15

UB psychologist Jamie Ostrov has received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a study that could provide new insight into what propels children toward aggressive behaviors.

7/23/15

Science is a new emphasis of the Cradle Beach summer camp, thanks to the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership program.

7/24/15

The hub for the arts at UB is in the midst of a massive renovation project that will take the building back to its original look of 20 years ago.

7/22/15

The UB community is invited to offer feedback as the UB Police Department seeks accreditation by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.

7/24/15

Five more companies have been approved for START-UP NY through their affiliation with UB.

7/30/15

A pilot project to digitize deteriorating film stored in the UB Archives has produced some historic scenes of campus life from the 1930s and '60s.

7/30/15

Iconic, colorful Adirondack chairs are becoming part of the UB landscape through a plan to enhance the student experience on all three campuses.

7/27/15

Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey, singer/songwriter John Legend and cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee will headline UB's 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series.

7/30/15

A little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, UB researchers find.

7/30/15

UB researchers have discovered how noncoding parts of the genome contribute to juvenile arthritis.

7/30/15

In a spectacular move-out event, a solar home a UB team is building was wheeled out of a Tonawanda warehouse and into the sun.

7/30/15

The NFL's suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will likely be upheld in court, says UB sports law expert Nellie Drew.

7/30/15

Through haunting sketches of brownfields and waste sites, UB artist Joan Linder documents Western New York's toxic history.

7/30/15

In a new project, UB's Graduate School of Education is seeking to help students visualize complex calculus concepts.

7/30/15

A 250-foot-high tower crane is flying the UB flag at the site of the university's future medical school building, which is under construction in downtown Buffalo.