6/1/15

UB engineers have harnessed the bacteria E. coli to synthesize dozens of new forms of the popular antibiotic erythromycin, including three that kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

6/1/15

Artistic Director David Felder talks about the history and legacy of UB’s pioneering festival for new music.

6/1/15

UB graduate and Fulbright recipient Samah Asfour aims to break down cultural stereotypes for women in developing nations and the Middle East.

6/4/15

UB again was well-represented when recipients of the 2015 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence were announced recently, with 20 faculty, staff and librarians being honored for outstanding achievement.

6/4/15

Grab a blanket or lawn chair, and heat up the popcorn popper. Many of the summer's biggest movies can be seen — for free — at UB's outdoor Summer Film Series.

6/4/15

An international research team led by UB engineers has developed nanotechnology that could improve our ability to detect diseases, fraudulent art, chemical weapons and more.

6/4/15

The mostly abandoned grain elevators are an integral part of a presentation of new experimental music and sound art taking place next weekend.

6/4/15

UB's Articulation Boot Camp is now screening applicants for a summer program designed to address one of the most common speech difficulties affecting children and adults.

6/4/15

Six companies, including one founded by a UB researcher that is developing a potential treatment for breast and other types of cancer, have been approved for START-UP NY through their affiliation with the university.

6/4/15

Using a case study approach to investigate protection of endangered species, a UB Law School faculty member has found significant gaps in how public agencies keep track of endangered species agreements.

6/4/15

A recent upgrade to UB’s connection to the Internet2 nationwide network will increase tenfold the university’s data capacity, better positioning researchers for competitive funding opportunities.

6/4/15

The respect Caitlyn Jenner is receiving makes this a milestone moment in American cultural history, according to Elayne Rapping, professor emerita of American studies.

6/4/15

UB engineer Andreas Stavridis is traveling to Nepal with a team of colleagues to try to determine why some buildings collapsed and some survived April's devastating earthquake.

6/4/15

The Early Childhood Research Center's new playground reflects its philosophy of exploration, play and learning.

6/4/15

The Center for Educational Innovation has awarded seed funding to five proposals designed to further teaching excellence at the university.

6/11/15

UB Law professor Mark Bartholomew says expansion of the National Security Agency’s cyberspying poses a “serious threat” to Americans’ civil liberties.

6/8/15

A study by researchers at UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute supports emotional and informational support for newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients who experience significant emotional distress.

6/8/15

Serial entrepreneur and educator Robert Neubert will join the UB faculty in the fall as a clinical assistant professor in the School of Management and director of the Entrepreneurship Academy.

6/11/15

The recent breach of data involving 4 million federal employees was no surprise to UB faculty member Arun Vishwanath, who says there's no way now to stop such hacks from happening.

6/8/15

A team of UB engineering students took fourth place — UB’s best finish yet — in the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition.

6/11/15

Five UB faculty members have received grants from UB's Institute for Person-Centered Care to develop approaches, technologies and service models aimed at helping people age well.

6/11/15

UB faculty member Charles Ewing says the escape of two inmates from an upstate New York maximum-security prison last week took intelligence, planning, luck and most likely some assistance.

6/11/15

The UB Council took care of a variety of business at its meeting on June 8, including approving revisions to UB's sexual assault awareness and prevention policy, and honoring the MAC champion men's basketball and tennis teams.

6/11/15

Paul E. Tesluk, the Donald S. Carmichael Professor of Organizational Behavior, has been appointed interim dean of the School of Management, effective July 1.

6/11/15

After years of underuse, Lake LaSalle is quickly becoming the focus of outdoor recreational activities for the UB community.

6/11/15

The Hayes Hall lawn again will be the site of UB on the Green, the university's free series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family.

6/11/15

A UB study has found that the strength of an auditory nerve cell’s response to sound does change in nonrandom ways in response to complex, ongoing activity.

6/11/15

UB's team in the NASA-sponsored Mars rover competition placed third — its best finish yet — at the contest held earlier this month in Houston.

6/11/15

Senior Jonathan Jones took first place in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, becoming the first national champion in UB's Division I history.

6/11/15

The answer is unequivocally ‘yes,’ UB faculty member Jeremy Finn writes in a chapter in a soon-to-be-published book.

6/15/15

People with significant mental health needs are receiving quality psychiatric care in the community, instead of the hospital, thanks to two innovative programs developed by UB psychiatrists.

6/15/15

UB Nursing faculty member Sharon Hewner is working on a system to automate hospital discharge communication, potentially reducing the number of patients readmitted to hospitals.

6/12/15

UB faculty member John Violanti says that after responding to two calls involving a suicide and a suicide attempt, the McKinney, Texas, police officer had been through enough trauma for one day and shouldn’t have been sent to the pool party,

6/12/15

School of Dental Medicine Dean Michael Glick will conclude his service as dean on Aug. 14, Charles F. Zukoski, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, and Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences, have announced.

6/18/15

UB’s Office of Educational Collaboration and Engagement is among the organizations spearheading an effort to harness Buffalo’s “eds and meds” to create pathways to jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities.

6/18/15

UB researchers are taking important steps toward understanding how humans and other animals perceive the auditory world.

6/18/15

Eleven of UB’s best and brightest teachers and researchers have been named recipients of the university’s 2015 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation awards.

6/18/15

UB's Anderson Gallery will feature a new outdoor work of art in September — created from fabric and constructed by local volunteers — that will cover sections of the building.

6/18/15

UB addiction experts have received a $3 million federal grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.  

6/18/15

UB faculty member Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has received the IAPR/ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award from the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR).

6/18/15

UB researchers have discovered a previously unknown neural pathway that can regulate changes made in the brain due to cocaine use, providing new insight into the molecular basis of cocaine addiction.

6/18/15

Graham Hammill, professor and chair of the Department of English, has been appointed vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School.

6/18/15

The Graduate School of Education's new online programs — including its first PhD program and a certificate program in online education — join a growing list of online offerings by the school in what has been called today’s fastest-growing education-delivery model.   

6/18/15

This year's June in Buffalo festival offered emerging composers the opportunity to hear their works performed and get invaluable feedback from some of the field's most prominent artists.

6/18/15

Business owners spoke during a roundtable discussion about how START-UP NY is helping them build their respective companies.

6/18/15

UB faculty member Steven Dubovsky says the way survivors of the Charleston church shooting deal with the aftermath is critical to whether they will develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

6/22/15

English professor Ken Dauber is soliciting suggestions from faculty for a list of the 10 books every student should read before graduation.

6/22/15

UB political scientist James Campbell says that having close to 20 Republican candidates in the presidential primary race actually could help the front-runner.

6/22/15

Moises Sudit, an entrepreneur, research professor and center director, has been appointed as UB’s associate vice president for sponsored programs.

6/23/15

President Satish Tripathi will discuss “The Value of Higher Education: A Personal and Public Good” in the next installment of the Bridge Lecture Series on June 24.

6/25/15

Two hundred UB medical residents received their long white coats in a ceremony symbolizing they have graduated from medical school and earned the title of physician.

6/25/15

Sean Bearden's nontraditional path to an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship began with his dropping out of high school and spending time in prison before landing at UB and becoming a dedicated physicist and one of the university's most accomplished students of 2014-15.

6/25/15

With the upcoming publication of a sequel to the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," members of the UB Law School community reflect on the book's hero, Atticus Finch, the great fictional lawyer who they say represents the best of the profession and the best of humanity.

6/25/15

BikeShare at UB is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel around campus.

6/25/15

When you’re having trouble sleeping, light is the last thing you assume you need. But UB researchers say it may be the answer for lung cancer patients with insomnia.

6/25/15

Graduate School of Education doctoral student Maryam Sadat Sharifian has received three scholarships to encourage her “to make a difference in the world."

6/25/15

The innovative Buffalo Student Sandbox provides funding to eight student-led technology startups.

6/25/15

The emblem is a divisive symbol that should not be flown from public buildings, says UB Civil War historian Carole Emberton.

6/29/15

The nation’s two most prominent philosophers of medicine will present their divergent views of health, disease and grieving at the third annual PANTC conference at UB.