9/28/15

UB spirit will be front and center this weekend as the university celebrates one of the most traditional of all college events.

10/1/15

All UB graduates now have one thing in common: They’re all members of the UB Alumni Association.

10/1/15

A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities, including UB, is coming together with the goal of improving the college admission application process for all students.

10/1/15

UB Police have earned accreditation from the prestigious International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, considered to be the “gold standard” for university policing.

10/1/15

If you’re building a zero-energy solar home, shouldn’t the furnishings be ultra-efficient, too? That was the thinking behind six pieces of furniture designed for UB's entry in the Solar Decathon.

10/1/15

An international research team led by UB scientists has found that HDL cholesterol —  the“good” cholesterol — protects the blood-brain barrier from injury in patients with MS.

10/1/15

Does allowing adolescents to drink at home increase or decrease their chances for future alcohol-related problems? It depends on the type of home, a new study finds.

10/1/15

The School of Management has opened an Undergraduate Learning and Community Center, a destination for the school's more than 2,900 undergraduates to connect with their peers and develop skills for lifelong success.

10/1/15

UB faculty member Satpal Singh was one of a handful of interfaith leaders who met Pope Francis during his visit to New York City. He talks about the experience with the UB Reporter.

10/1/15

UB corporate responsibility expert Trina Hamilton, who bought one of the cars that VW plans to recall, weighs in on what we can learn from the company’s deception.

10/1/15

Thousands of dental professionals will gather in Buffalo for the 38th Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, the largest dental conference in upstate New York.

10/1/15

President Satish K. Tripathi updated the UB Council on several timely campus issues at the group’s meeting on Wednesday, including the controversial student art project that has sparked considerable dialogue on campus during the past two weeks.

10/2/15

Scholars from diverse fields wil gather at UB for a conference exploring the philosophy, history and politics of pain.

10/2/15

Emeritus faculty member Irving Feldman will give a poetry reading as part of a UB Anderson Gallery exhibition of his work and that of painter Robert De Niro Sr.

10/8/15

Bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools takes center stage at this year’s annual conference hosted by UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention.

10/8/15

The importance of a federal appeals court ruling that NCAA restrictions against paying college athletes violates antitrust laws “cannot be overstated,” according to UB sports law expert Nellie Drew.

10/8/15

UB faculty member Marianthi Markatou has been appointed to an influential advisory committee for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

10/8/15

UB faculty member Deborah Chung recounted the wartime service of her mother with the "Flying Tigers" during a recent event at UB commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

10/8/15

Outstanding achievements by UB faculty and staff during the past year will be recognized on Oct. 22 at the 12th annual Celebration of Faculty/Staff Excellence.

10/8/15

A student-launched robotics startup is bringing driverless technology to recreational boating.

10/8/15

John Borrazzo, a leader in maternal and child health, will give the keynote address in UB’s third annual “Critical Conversations,” a presidential series showcasing distinguished individuals who are helping to shape understanding of vital issues facing the world today.

10/8/15

UB faculty member Othman Shibly has helped build more than 20 refugee dental clinics and 15 schools in war-torn Syria.

10/12/15

For the more than 200 UB students and faculty who have spent the past two years designing and building the GRoW Home, the moment has finally arrived. The Solar Decathlon is underway.

10/12/15

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and UBIT has planned activities to increase awareness of phishing and the importance of creating strong passphrases — and changing them regularly.

10/9/15

Reviewing a year highlighted by breakthroughs in research, creation of cutting-edge academic programs, national awards and a major philanthropic milestone, Satish K. Tripathi told members of the UB community, alumni and friends, “Together, we have achieved incredible things.”

10/15/15

UB researchers are part of a team targeting wastewater treatment plants as a haven where drug-resistant "superbugs" may thrive.

10/15/15

Carol Brewer's almost lifelong interest in horses has led to her support of the Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center.

10/15/15

With only two days left before the overall winner is unveiled, the Solar Decathlon is really heating up — and the UB GRoW Home is in the thick of the action.

10/15/15

Medicare’s open enrollment period allows beneficiaries to re-evaluate their prescription drug plans and make a change that could cut their costs by nearly one-third. But few actually make a switch, UB faculty member Louanne Bakk says.

10/15/15

UB anthropologist Phillips Stevens wil talk about the evil witch to open the College of Arts and Sciences' Scholars on the Road lecture series.

10/15/15

The committee leading the search for a new dean for the School of Management has scheduled three listening sessions within the next week to gather feedback from the university community.

10/15/15

UB fans itching for the start of basketball season will get their first chance to see their 2015-16 Bulls during the annual Bulls Madness event on Oct. 23.

10/15/15

How do you mark National Chemistry Week? Students and teachers across the country will do so by taking part in UB's crystal-growing contest.

10/15/15

A conference next week at the UB Law School will focus on faculty member David Engel's landmark ethnographic study of personal injury and contract litigation.

10/15/15

UB’s Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access has received a fourth round of federal funding to continue its work on a wide range of universal design projects.

10/15/15

The city of Buffalo and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus have reached an agreement on a lease permitting construction of a new parking ramp to serve patients, visitors and employees of the medical campus.

10/15/15

Liz Murray, who overcame tremendous odds as the child of drug-addicted parents to become a Harvard University graduate, shared her life story with an enthusiastic audience at UB.

10/19/15

A study by the UB Department of Sociology and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s Innovation Lab has found considerable variation in arts education across Western New York schools.

10/19/15

The Westminster chimes in the Hayes Hall clock tower, silent since 2011, are again sounding every 15 minutes.

10/22/15

If a young woman’s first sexual experience involves alcohol, she is more likely to be at risk for problems such as sexual assault, and this risk may persist in her future, new research finds.

10/18/15

UB's super-efficient, solar-powered masterpiece placed second overall in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.

10/22/15

When Pam Coniglio needed someone to turn to when her husband was severely injured in a workplace accident, Catholic Charities was there.

10/22/15

A new arts initiative will bring to UB world-class artists who will explore creative expression in innovative ways that reach beyond studios and performance spaces and into all aspects of the university and Western New York community.

10/22/15

A new UB study shows that the Huntingtin protein, which is responsible for Huntington’s disease, controls the movement of precious cargo inside the cells that form the core of the nervous system, shedding light on the root causes of the neurodegenerative disorder.

10/22/15

How do you teach robotic insects to see? By equipping them with tiny laser-powered sensors that act as eyes.

10/22/15

Music and dance students learn from each other in the Live Accompaniment Project.

10/22/15

For the third consecutive year, UB student life programs have won awards from SUNY's Office of University Life and its Council of Chief Student Affairs Officers.

10/22/15

UB faculty member David Castillo explores the current fascination with zombies.

10/22/15

UB faculty member Margaret Moss has published the nation’s first nursing textbook tailored to perhaps the least understood minority population in the U.S.

10/22/15

Hillary Clinton's strong performance in the recent Democratic debate likely tipped the scales in Joe Biden's decision not to run for president in 2016, UB political scientists say.

10/22/15

The UB Reporter recently climbed to the top of the Hayes Hall clock tower to see the inner workings of the iconic clock and Westminster chimes that are sounding once again across the South Campus and nearby neighborhood.

10/22/15

The AMSNY/UB post-baccalaureate program has produced more than 400 successful graduates who otherwise would not have attended medical school.

10/22/15

That's the idea behind Little Blue, the University Libraries' new mobile library.

10/22/15

Justin Trudeau's election as prime minister of Canada is a win for the  U.S. as well as Canada, according to UB Canadian studies specialists.

10/23/15

E. Bruce Pitman is stepping down as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, after a successful five-year tenure that has seen numerous accomplishments, including development of the college’s first-ever strategic plan.

10/26/15

Members of the UB community gathered last week to honor the outstanding accomplishments of faculty and staff in 2015.

10/26/15

The UB Libraries are presenting an exhibition of the unusual objects the libraries have collected over the years.

10/29/15

United Way donations helped to care for a small child in big ways.

10/29/15

UB is among five universities across New York State that will take part in Blackstone LaunchPad, the campus entrepreneurship program supported by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.

10/29/15

The School of Public Health and Health Professions has come a long way from the early days of basement classrooms on Winspear Avenue.

10/29/15

The Escher String Quartet will make its debut at UB when it presents the first three concerts of this season’s Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle.

10/29/15

The next generation of the medical marvel that has extended millions of lives may be powered by an unlikely source: the heart.

10/29/15

A study covering clinical trial publications about headaches led by UB neurologist Melissa Rayhill found significant selective reporting, suggesting potential pitfalls in the peer review process.

10/29/15

A UB study of patients with irritable bowel syndrome who are undergoing behavioral self-management may strengthen our understanding of the brain-gut connection.

10/29/15

The path-breaking work of five female lawyers will be the focus of a UB Law School event on Nov. 5.

10/29/15

UB research has found that qualities admired in another from far away can be threatening as that person approaches.  

10/29/15

John Borrazzo of the USAID spoke about his agency's efforts to dramatically reduce the number of preventable child and maternal deaths worldwide during his speech at UB's Critical Conversations keynote event.

10/29/15

UB political scientist Jacob Neiheisel credits the popularity of populist candidates to the public's weariness with the Washington establishment.

10/29/15

Ten outstanding  UB students pursuing STEM or business careers make up the 2015 class of HSBC Scholars.

10/29/15

Investor Daymond John, one of the stars of the television show “Shark Tank,” offered five tips for entrepreneurs as the keynote speaker for UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara program.