Governor Cuomo Announces New York State to Build High-Tech Manufacturing Complex in Buffalo
Nov25

Governor Cuomo Announces New York State to Build High-Tech Manufacturing Complex in Buffalo

$225 million State investment leverages $1.5 billion in private investments Single greatest investment of Governor’s Buffalo Billion and one of the State’s most significant investments ever in Buffalo to create 850 permanent jobs and at least 500 construction jobs Governor Cuomo last week announced that as part of his Buffalo Billion initiative, New York State will build a state-of-the-art anchor hub facility for high tech...

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Research: When Life Hands you Killer Algae, Make Energy
Aug19

Research: When Life Hands you Killer Algae, Make Energy

The increased awareness surrounding global warming and the increased demand of global energy supply over the last few years has got scientist in a frenzy to determine a way to produce a renewable energy source – and possibly halt pollutants. David Blersch, an environmental engineer at the University at Buffalo, is asking the question – could the large algae blooms that have been blamed for fish kills, beach closures and other...

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SUNY Faculty Members Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships
Apr24

SUNY Faculty Members Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation annually awards approximately 200 Fellowships from between 3 – 4,000 applications. The Fellowship awards, also deemed as “midcareer awards”, are for men and women with careers and abilities in the arts, sciences, and history. Former Guggenheim Fellows become advisers who help narrow down the competition by sending their critiques to a Committee of Selection then onto the...

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CTRC Grand Opening Marks Move Downtown of Medical School Researchers
Sep27

CTRC Grand Opening Marks Move Downtown of Medical School Researchers

  The University at Buffalo has made another major addition to its campus: the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC). The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences held the grand opening of its CTRC in the joint UB-Kaleida Health building at Goodrich and Ellicott streets in downtown Buffalo on September 20. The 170,000-square-foot research facility allows UB’s physician-scientists to see patients, conduct research...

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We Have A Winner! UB Picks Architect to Design New Medical School
Aug14

We Have A Winner! UB Picks Architect to Design New Medical School

HOK brings an impressive and deep portfolio in health sciences complexes. The firm designed the acclaimed King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia and the Francis Crick Institute’s cardiovascular and cancer research center in central London, which will be the largest center for biomedical research and innovation in Europe. Because of UB’s sustainability and climate-impact reduction goals, HOK’s...

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A Superhero without the Costume: UB Professor Rescues Bats with Bat Cloud
Aug01

A Superhero without the Costume: UB Professor Rescues Bats with Bat Cloud

Our favorite superhero Batman is always scouring the streets, searching for crimes to stop and people to save. However, this time it’s the bats that could use some help. A fungal infection known as “White Nose Syndrome” hit upstate eastern New York in 2006. The fungus, which afflicts brown bats, causes them to emerge from hibernation early and, as a result, starve and freeze to death. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service...

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Eat Your Veggies: More Fruits and Vegetables Can Help You Quit Smoking
Jun29

Eat Your Veggies: More Fruits and Vegetables Can Help You Quit Smoking

If you’re trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free, according to a new study by University at Buffalo public health researchers. The research is the first longitudinal study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and smoking cessation. The UB study found that smokers who consumed the most fruit and vegetables were three times more likely to be...

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UB Introduces Gender-Neutral Housing Option For Students
Jun14

UB Introduces Gender-Neutral Housing Option For Students

  For the first time, students of the opposite sex at the University at Buffalo will be able to live together in on-campus housing. UB Campus Living will introduce gender-neutral housing into student campus residence halls and apartments in the fall. The new program will set aside two floors in Ellicott Complex on the North Campus as gender neutral, in addition to several apartments in Hadley Village and Creekside Village, also...

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