The cyber world means digital infrastructure for businesses, organizations and government agencies is extremely vulnerable. The University at Buffalo is leading conversations on this topic with a lecture series called "Digital Challenges". The first was held Wednesday on the North campus. In this Focus on Education report -- WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the event examined the pitfalls of digital communication.
The sign on UB's new Educational Opportunity Center now includes the name of former Assembly Deputy Speaker Arthur Eve, the man behind a variety of programs and centers to expand educational opportunity.
When Joe Allen leads his classes of UB students through Yellowstone National Park, the iconic grizzly bear is not one of his top worries. "More than likely we will have closer encounters with bison. When we're there, the bison are in the rut. The males are very amorous and very competitive. They walk wherever they want."
An impressive gathering of local and world-renowned speakers have made their way to the University at Buffalo's North Campus today for an international symposium, "The Rwandan Genocide: Twenty Years Later." The event was organized by the Alison Des Forges Memorial Committee.
Around 200 million years ago, a flower changed its genes for unknown reasons and became the botanic ancestor of flowering plants today. A research alliance from around the country, including a University at Buffalo professor, says the research solves a mystery familiar to Charles Darwin.
Marshall Scholarships are awarded to no more than 40 American college students each year. Recently, a University at Buffalo student became just the second in UB's history to win the prestigious award. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with both.
UB education professor Nathan Daun-Barnett is leading a UB project to help Buffalo Public Schools’ students complete financial aid applications for college enrollment. Pictured from left: UB graduate student Caitlin Kubala, Daun-Barnett, high school student Kelvin Sika, UB graduate student Khristian King and high school student Lamont Owens. Photo: Douglas Levere
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One of the most complicated parts of the college application process is the financial aid form. With Buffalo's Say Yes to Education push, the University at Buffalo is helping with the application process with its FAFSA Completion Project.
Billions of people across the world are joining Americans in obesity, eating too much, too fattening food and not getting enough exercise. That's the message a global obesity expert brought to the University at Buffalo Wednesday.
Once again, students from across North America worked through the summer months conducting research in Buffalo biomedical labs. In early August, their work was displayed for review at Biomedical Research Day.
About 180 area elementary school children didn't take a full-summer vacation. They remained in the classroom for a special reading program offered by the University at Buffalo in two suburban school districts -- Maryvale and Amherst. WBFO's Eileen Buckley recently attended the program at Maryvale to find out how it improves student reading skills.
A two-day workshop hosted by the University at Buffalo kicks off today called Conversations in the Disciplines. As WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, the workshops are designed to inspire creativity and innovation in the Biomedical Sciences, an important component in gaining grant dollars for research.
Authorities say two students suffered minor injuries in a fire inside their University at Buffalo dormitory room Thursday evening. One of them has been arrested on charges of arson, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, and marijuana possession.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley speaks with UB Police Chief Gerald Schoenle.