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Buffalo will play host to the world's largest youth Gaelic Games this month. More than 3,000 youth athletes will compete in Gaelic football, hurling, and other Irish field events at the West Seneca Soccer Complex July 27-30. Visitors from across the U.S. and Canada are expected to attend and, for the occasion, a rare public exhibit is being mounted to honor one of Ireland’s most influential and celebrated writers and showcase one of Buffalo's literary treasures.


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Young doctors in Western New York and around the country are in one of the most stressful periods of their careers.

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You might not expect a group of math majors to also be fierce physical competitors. But a team of four University at Buffalo students are among the qualifiers for NBC’s Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, which begins Monday night.

A former maintenance supervisor at the University at Buffalo has been sentenced for his part in a bid rigging scheme.

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Planning for an extension of the Metro Rail line into Amherst is going to be on the drawing board for a long, long time. It will be years before the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority can ask for construction money.

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It might be 2027 before you can buy a ticket to ride the Metro Rail out to the University at Buffalo's North Campus - and even longer before you can head out to a job in the Crosspoint Business Park, where Millersport Highway and the I-990 meet.  That was the message Monday evening at a public forum organized by Citizens for regional Transit.

Stomach flu may be making the rounds

Apr 10, 2017

The University at Buffalo is issuing a health warning to students, many of whom fell victim to stomach flu this past week.

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The cuts announced to UB's athletics department this week are "just wrong" according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.


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As Metro Rail trains rumbled underneath the meeting area, transportation planners and members of the public talked about extending the rail line south into Buffalo's Cobblestone District and north to the University at Buffalo's North Campus and beyond.

A University at Buffalo student who claimed she was the victim of an attempted assault on UB's North Campus earlier this week has admitted to investigators she lied about the alleged incident.

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The University at Buffalo is investigating a report of a possible attempted sexual assault.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says it happened on UB's North Campus early Monday morning.   

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Some University at Buffalo are being affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. UB says some international students experienced trouble traveling back to the United States following their break, as Monday marked the start of the new spring semester on campus.

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The University at Buffalo continues to rank among the top 25 universities for enrolling international students. Earlier this week, the Institute of International Education released its Open Doors report, ranking UB 21st among American colleges and universities for international enrollment. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us UB is preparing to expand its recruitment effort.

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A local medical company - that was on the verge of moving to Denver - has  decided to stay and expand in Buffalo. The company was a semi-finalist in this year's 43North business plan competition.

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The University at Buffalo held a celebration ceremony Friday morning to rededicate Hayes Hall on the south campus on Main Street. UB completed a $44 million renovation that started in 2010 and was completed this year. Hayes Hall is home to UB's School of Architecture and Planning. The building is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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This fall marks the start of an historic school year for the University at Buffalo Law School as the school makes public its largest ever fundraising campaign has been surpassed. Announced Monday in a UB press release, the fundraising campaign that began seven years ago has made its mark at the $30 million goal.

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Thousands of new University at Buffalo students are settling in to dorms on both the North and South campuses.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says about 90-percent moved in Thursday at Goodyear Hall on the South Campus.   

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Following a $7 million investment, the Oscar A. Silverman Library in UB's Capen Hall reopened Wednesday. It's a library without books, but has plenty of the computers and open space that modern students have been seeking.


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The world is changing at lightning speed and healthcare is no exception. But change can be good for doctors, patients and people looking for a new career. As WBFO contributor Rich Kellman reports, teams of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical scribes and others are helping meet the challenges associated with rising costs and meeting patients' needs.


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A high-ranking administrator at the University at Buffalo has resigned, effective immediately. 

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Most people, when you say transgender, may think of retired Olympian Caitlyn Jenner or actress Laverne Cox. But another person is perhaps foremost for those who consider gender-reassignment surgery. Dr. Marci Bowers visits the University at Buffalo Monday.

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The University at Buffalo has made some major gains in closing the completion gap between white and black students. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says a new, national study shows an improved graduation rate for black students at UB.

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Preventing and responding to violence at schools was the theme of the University at Buffalo's 13th annual Safe Schools seminar. About 1,000 school educators, counselors and law enforcement gathered at UB's Center for the Arts Wednesday. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says 'threat assessment' could avoid an active shooter incident.

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Monday night provided double the excitement for local college basketball fans. The women's teams from St. Bonaventure and UB learned where they were heading in the NCAA basketball tournament.


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On Thursday, UB's men's basketball team makes its second straight appearance in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, playing Miami in Providence.


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SUNY has announced a round of funding for 16-campuses to establish or expand an Educational Opportunity Program. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter says SUNY Buffalo State and the University at Buffalo will both receiving funding for their programs.

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While public researchers scramble to deal with the threat of the Zika virus, one local expert believes finding a vaccine will take a long time.


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A UB researcher is reporting some success in helping people who want to quit abuse of prescription drugs by increasing their motivation.


UB Athletics Director Danny White heading to Central Florida

Nov 18, 2015
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The University at Buffalo is in the market for a new Athletics Director. U.B. announced today Danny White is leaving to accept a position at the University of Central Florida.

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