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2/3/15

A Harvard Medical School faculty member, Schwaitzberg is an expert in, and advocate for, minimally invasive surgery.

2/4/15

National television cameras came to campus last semester to focus attention on a UB innovation that is attracting worldwide interest.

2/3/15

The University at Buffalo’s Center for Educational Innovation – an organization dedicated to advancing university teaching– welcomes visitors to an open house from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in 212 Capen Hall at UB’s North Campus.

2/4/15

Scientists at the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions are studying chronic stress and depression, with a focus on endocannabinoids, which are brain chemicals similar to substances in marijuana.

2/4/15

The James H. Cummings Foundation of Buffalo has given $1 million to the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

2/6/15

The research is similar to the groundbreaking study among women with European ancestry that led to the discovery of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations.

2/5/15

Christina Orsi, a business development specialist who has helped guide Western New York’s economic resurgence, has been named associate vice president for economic development.

2/5/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
2/6/15

Neurology and history may sound like two fields that don’t often overlap, but they have, sometimes with extraordinary consequences, according to a University at Buffalo neurologist.

2/9/15

To help people better understand the state of their personal finances and the nature of the economy, two University at Buffalo graduates students play and design games.

2/9/15

The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich.

2/9/15

National information security expert Dave Kennedy will demonstrate effective ways businesses can combat some of the main techniques cyberthieves use to attack an organization. The presentation will walk through the security issues facing organizations today, both politically and as an industry.

2/10/15

The panel will lay the basis for a more informed and fact-based discussion of the issues surrounding current immigration into the U.S.

2/10/15

Not sure how to do chest compressions? UB video shows how.

2/12/15

NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, in Alumni Arena, North Campus, as part of the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.

2/12/15

Jurors will select best book of Canadian fiction from more than 160 contenders.

2/12/15

Amanda B. Nickerson, director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, called the Buffalo Bills’ signing of troubled guard Richie Incognito “disheartening,” especially following Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan’s press conference ambitions to “build a bully.”

2/13/15

During Buffalo’s winter months, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient, says nutrition researcher Peter Horvath.

2/13/15

Is a new diet or exercise program working for a friend? If so, there’s a good chance that you will try it, too.

2/13/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The arctic cold snap affecting the Midwest and the Northeast this weekend should not be taken lightly, says David Holmes, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
2/13/15

In a new national publication, The Princeton Review has rated the University at Buffalo among the colleges and universities it considers the nation’s best for high-quality degree programs, affordability and career prospects.

2/16/15

Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this familiar information-gathering tool.

2/17/15

Colorful celebration to feature classical and contemporary Chinese music and performing arts.

2/16/15

As Western New York gains attention nationally as a great place to live, dozens of regional partners will meet to discuss how progress can benefit everyone.

2/17/15

Leaders from UB's Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics and Buffalo Manufacturing Works (BMW) will discuss how they're driving economic innovation.

2/16/15

The play is an impassioned 1922 expressionistic work that articulates the trials of a member of the underclasses: “Yank,” the brutish commander of a ship’s stokehole.

2/16/15

When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

2/17/15

Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

2/18/15

The reluctance to part with mobile phones, laptops and other gizmos – sometimes called “gadget hoarding” – is part of a larger and more troubling issue: managing electronic waste, or e-waste.

2/18/15

Violanti, a former New York State trooper, will testify as part of a panel on police officer safety and wellness.

2/18/15

High-performing University at Buffalo undergraduates will have a simpler route to beginning their legal education, thanks to two new initiatives of the UB Law School.

2/18/15

Some 500 University at Buffalo students will be moved to temporary shelter in Alumni Arena on UB’s North Campus after a frozen sprinkler head in the Ellicott Complex caused a power outage in the building.

2/19/15

The university is rated for exceptional education, strong graduation rates and affordable tuition.

2/19/15

Mark T. Swihart, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI).

2/19/15

A team of four MBA students from the University at Buffalo School of Management won second place and $1,500 in the Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition on Feb. 7.

2/20/15

The University at Buffalo will host a program, “What Ferguson Can Teach Us: Working Together for Justice and Community Safety,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 12:15 p.m. in room 145a of the Student Union on the UB North Campus.

2/23/15

Once again, accounting graduates from the University at Buffalo School of Management are No. 1 in CPA exam performance among the 10 largest accounting programs in New York State.

2/24/15

Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been awarded the Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award.

2/23/15

Student engineers take over the Student Union bringing robots, 3-D printed boats and other cool stuff.

2/23/15

Great, wonderful, wacky things can come in small genomic packages, according to new biology research from UB.

2/24/15

Twenty-five years ago, faculty in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine learned that parents were brushing their children’s teeth with Comet, a cleaning powder more suited for a bathroom sink. They immediately realized they needed to raise the “dental IQ” in the community.

2/24/15

University at Buffalo researcher Mark Seery, who studies stress and coping, says the severe winter weather seems at first glance to have few redeeming qualities.  Frigid temperatures and daily battles with mounds of snow and ice are testing the resolve of the heartiest among us.

2/25/15

Tony Conrad says he went to New York City in the early ’60s to “mess up the music world.” Now, some 50 years after beginning a career that contributed to the opening of a new musical tradition, Conrad will be back in the city celebrating his 75th birthday with shows that serve as late career markers for this dynamic, multifaceted music and sound artist.

2/26/15

Human rights violations, including honor killings, human trafficking, child and slave brides, female genital mutilation, stoning of women and domestic violence, will be the topics of discussion during a daylong human rights conference, “Culture and Control of Women – Resources and Remedies,” being held on March 7 at the University at Buffalo Law School.

2/26/15

Smokers may be more likely to successfully quit their habit if simple adjustments were made to how an existing anti-smoking medication is prescribed, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.

2/27/15

A University at Buffalo researcher has discovered a way to keep  remyelination going, using a drug that’s already on the market.

2/26/15

UB researcher Paras Prasad's groundbreaking research in nanoparticles offers a new cancer treatment model.

2/26/15

The University at Buffalo will host the 12th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar, (Re)Committing to an Integrated Safe School Plan, for law enforcement and schools on Thursday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.  The event is free, but registration is required.

2/27/15

As Minahil Khan rose through the ranks of UB student government, she noticed the number of women diminish at every level.

2/27/15

UB engineers created new optimization models that could eliminate bye week disadvantage, make other improvements.

2/27/15

Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA ’01, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.