5/4/15

In honor of National Nurses Week, the UB Reporter asked members of the university community to share stories of how a nurse or nursing care affected their lives.

5/4/15

UB has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for its commitment to sustainability.

5/1/15

The semester is winding down and the stress level is building. That can mean only one thing for UB students: therapy dogs to the rescue!

5/7/15

UBThisSummer, the university's summer lineup of enrichment and recreational programming, is back with two new offerings: a sunset festival and a golf tournament.

5/7/15

PhD student Marion Quirici is the recipient of a $20,000 award from the American Association of University Women that will help support her while she finishes writing her dissertation.

5/7/15

An award-winning documentary on aging and intimacy will be screened in Buffalo, thanks to some teamwork involving the School of Social Work and the Amherst Senior Center.

5/7/15

UB faculty members Rajan Batta, Anthony Campagnari and Yvonne Scherer are the recipients of the Graduate School's 2014-15 Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award.

5/7/15

Sophomore economics major Casey Rothberg will study Mandarin in Beijing next year as only the second UB student ever to receive the competitive David L. Boren Scholarship.

5/7/15

The summer series of seasonal activities sponsored by UBThisSummer is back for a second year, with events guaranteed to appeal to everyone on campus.

5/7/15

Masonry structures, which make up about 60 percent of the buildings in Nepal where the earthquake hit, perform poorly in a quake, according to UB civil engineer Andreas Stavridis.

5/7/15

Research led by UB biologist Matthew Xu-Friedman has found that in mice, prolonged exposure to sound altered the animals' behavior and even the structure of the cells in their auditory nerve.

5/7/15

For-Robin, a UB spinoff company founded by faculty member Kate Rittenhouse-Olson, has received a $2 million federal grant to study and develop a promising potential treatment for breast and other types of cancer.

5/7/15

UB geographer Monica Stephens maps social phenomena, work that sparks fierce societal debate.

5/7/15

UB's first Volunteer Leadership Summit aimed to raise awareness of the vital role played by volunteers in the UB community.

5/7/15

After a successful trip to Wales, rare works from UB's Dylan Thomas collection are back at UB and the university community will be able to see them during an exhibition in Capen Hall.

5/11/15

UB graduate Marcus Yam shares a Pulitzer Prize, the most coveted honor in journalism, for his work photographing a horrific mudslide for The Seattle Times.

5/11/15

A crawler crane has begun installing steel beams for the new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the largest construction project in UB’s 167-year history.

5/11/15

A new UB study has found that while rational thoughts drive most people's plans to diet, their feelings actually control whether they actually follow those plans and lose weight.

5/14/15

The Women’s Health Initiative has been recognized for its groundbreaking work investigating the major factors influencing disease and death in older women.

5/14/15

A paper published in PLOS ONE by UB stem cell scientists describes how a single nuclear protein functions like an orchestra conductor, programming the “symphony of biology.”

5/14/15

UB's Center for Computational Research has received a $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the management tool CCR invented that maximizes supercomputing performance.

5/14/15

UB’s pioneering festival and performance institute for new music will celebrate its 40th anniversary in a spectacular fashion, honoring its history, founder Morton Feldman and 30-year artistic director David Felder.

5/14/15

The Western New York Prosperity Fellowship has given awards to a record class of 34 UB scholars, and has transitioned from a scholarship to a fellowship program.

5/14/15

Two Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs affiliated with UB helped individuals and families in Western New York obtain more than $3.6 million in refunds this tax season.

5/14/15

UB Law School graduates will receive 201 JD degrees and eight LLM degrees when the only law school in the SUNY system hosts the state’s top law enforcer at its commencement ceremony on May 23.

5/14/15

The Professional Staff Senate's Mentoring Program is being revamped to better serve mentors and protégés.

5/14/15

Research by UB, Chinese and Canadian scientists provides new insights into how "ringing in the ears" might develop and be sustained.

5/14/15

UB physician-scientist John M. Canty Jr. has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

5/14/15

The work of the eight scholars named as 2016-16 faculty fellows spans a range of disciplines, from classics to history to media study.

5/14/15

Two graduates of UB's Educational Opportunity Center will be recognized at EOC's commencement ceremony on May 20.

5/14/15

UB research led by Dietrich Jehle has found that when it comes to vehicle safety, car buyers get what they pay for.

5/28/15

About 100 faculty members discussed potential areas of focus for RENEW, UB's interdisciplinary environmental research initiative, during a recent workshop.

5/18/15

The anthropology major is the second student from UB in two years to win a prestigious scholarship to the Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom.

5/18/15

The UB Law School is working to develop, enhance and expand the institute, which helps students and legal practitioners develop essential skills in litigation and advocacy.

5/21/15

UB faculty member Michael Constantinou has received the prestigious award from the American Society of Civil Engineers in recognition of his work developing seismic protective systems.

5/21/15

UB Engineering faculty member Abani Patra has been elected a fellow of the United States Association for Computational Mechanics.

5/21/15

Researchers say that making transistors and lasers with materials that are just one single atomic layer can reduce power consumption and may lead to more powerful, smaller and greener computers.

5/21/15

UB faculty member and administrator John T. Ho has been honored with the 2015 Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education at UB.

5/21/15

Although it features a lineup of 16 concerts and recitals by some of the most celebrated performers in new music today, UB's June in Buffalo is much more than a traditional music festival.

5/21/15

UB engineering students are designing and building technology to address and rectify real-life space-exploration problems.

5/21/15

UB students who graduate with more than one major offer potential employers versatility and creativity.

5/21/15

UB researcher Tero Karppi says more attention must be paid to social media's connection with financial decision-making.

5/21/15

A UB study has found that while people aren't replacing their doctors with trips to the hospital emergency room, they are sicker, have more chronic diseases and are using both services equally.

5/21/15

UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers have been awarded a $1.85 million grant to create an interdisciplinary stem cell research training program.

5/21/15

George Lee's work on UB’s international profile is nothing short of momentous.

5/26/15

The metamaterial hyperlens could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists’ ability to observe single molecules.

5/26/15

Shopping websites with robust, interactive product-review systems make customers more satisfied and improve product marketing, according to a new study co-authored by UB faculty member Lawrence Sanders..

5/26/15

The lobby and concourse in Alumni Arena have received a facelift that gives the areas an updated look — including visual graphics and a new interactive Hall of Fame.

5/28/15

UB faculty member Eric Huebner co-founded a chamber music series that combines classical music with a celebration of the city’s rich architectural history.

5/28/15

UB scientists have identified the mechanisms behind a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal behaviors.

5/28/15

UB is establishing three new Communities of Excellence that will harness the strengths of faculty from disciplines across the university to confront grand challenges facing humankind.

5/28/15

UB’s Campus Garden is a living testament to the sustainability movement spreading throughout the campus.

5/28/15

Samantha Calabrese and Anna Sotelo-Peryea are this year’s recipients of the Professional Staff Senate’s Outstanding Service Award.

5/28/15

In his new book, UB pharmacologist Jerrold Winter shares his knowledge about the science of aging and when drugs are — and aren’t — useful.

5/28/15

A new study by UB geographers explores how past Native American settlements modified Western New York forests.