Research: New Wireless Technology Could Put Your Body to the Test
Jul22

Research: New Wireless Technology Could Put Your Body to the Test

Chances are, someone you know has received an ultrasound exam – to get the first glimpse of their developing baby, or maybe to determine their risk of heart attack. An ultrasound works by sending out high-frequency sound waves which reflect off body structures. A computer will then receive these reflected waves and use them to create a picture that we see on a monitor. Whatever the use, ultrasound is one of the most utilized forms of...

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UB Unveils Design for New Downtown Medical School
Apr15

UB Unveils Design for New Downtown Medical School

The University at Buffalo publicly unveiled the design for its new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building to be constructed on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in downtown Buffalo. At more than half a million gross square feet, the $375 million steel-framed building will be one of the largest constructed in Buffalo in decades. A groundbreaking for the new seven-story building is set for fall, and construction is...

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Congratulations! Your campus finally looks like the brochure!
Apr11

Congratulations! Your campus finally looks like the brochure!

When I visited SUNY Oswego as a prospective student, it was one of my first times heading out to Western New York. It was mid-October and I had to wake up especially early to make the nearly three-hour drive in order to arrive at the College by 9 a.m. for my tour of the beautiful campus. But what did not wake me up was coffee or donuts from the Tim Horton’s between exits 28 and 29; it was the snow! As soon as we passed Utica, it...

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Bobby Hurley Named University at Buffalo Men’s Basketball Head Coach
Apr08

Bobby Hurley Named University at Buffalo Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Bobby Hurley, one of the most iconic figures in college basketball history, has been named the 12th head men’s basketball coach at the University at Buffalo. He joins UB from the University of Rhode Island, where he has been serving as associate head coach. He was hired as an assistant coach at Wagner College in 2010, and spent two seasons with the Seahawks, playing a critical role in rebuilding the men’s basketball team....

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President Obama Presents Medal of Technology to UB Alumnus
Feb11

President Obama Presents Medal of Technology to UB Alumnus

SUNY attracts the best and brightest scholars and our 3 million alumni are helping shape life in the 21st century. Take, for example University at Buffalo alum Norman R. McCombs, who developed an oxygen production system that spawned a billion dollar industry and helped ease the pain of millions suffering from lung diseases. Recently, President Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to McCombs at a...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Jan07

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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A New Direction for Space Industry
Dec10

A New Direction for Space Industry

Some of the biggest names in aeronautics came to Buffalo for SpaceVision 2012, the nation’s largest student-run space conference. And this year, it was hosted by the University at Buffalo’s chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). In a nod to changing times, the conference theme was “Crossroads: How Our Generation Will Take Us to the Space Frontier.” Two UB alumni were among the presenters: Christopher...

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Take a Risk. Start a Company. Launch a Social Enterprise.
Nov28

Take a Risk. Start a Company. Launch a Social Enterprise.

It takes hard work and guts to transform a great idea into a viable business or community organization, but University at Buffalo students are doing it every day with support from the university. Each of the entrepreneurs profiled below endured long hours and surprising obstacles to succeed. None regretted it.   Two childhood friends, Eric Reich, J.D. and MBA ’02, and Michael Weisman, MBA ’01, turned UB’s $25,000...

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