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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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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.   

While child protective services workers spend a lot of time working with troubled families, a new study from the University at Buffalo finds those workers need new tools to spot families in which there is chronic child neglect.

The co-owner of Bak USA is praising the City of Buffalo, the University at Buffalo and the state's Start-Up NY program for fueling his company's "unbelievably fast" growth in such a short time. J.P. and Ulla Bak started the mobile computer manufacturing facility in March 2014 and is already planning to triple its floor space and add another 125 jobs over the next year.

Tesla's $2.6 billion offer to buy SolarCity is more about Tesla than it is about the struggling SolarCity. That's according to Harold Star, a business professor at the University at Buffalo.

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

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Native Americans have the worst health statistics in the country, according to a researcher at the University at Buffalo, yet few people are aware of the epidemic.

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a town hall meeting in Amherst Thursday. He immediately took on a question about his comment about "New York values" and then drew cheers from the audience of about 300 invited guests when he declared, "we will beat Donald Trump in Cleveland."

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It's official: Bernie Sanders will campaign in Buffalo. The surging Democratic presidential hopeful will hold a rally at the University at Buffalo's Alumni Arena on Monday at 7 p.m.

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With no end in sight to the number of people dying from a fatal drug overdose, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a bill that she says could help.

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A University at Buffalo football player, hospitalized last week  after a medical emergency, has died.  The University has issued a statement saying Solomon Jackson passed away last Monday night. 


Students and staff at UB's School of Public Health received an update on the Flint water crisis from a recent UB graduate.

Advocates of convincing more women to run for elective office brought their message to University at Buffalo students Saturday.

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Buffalo’s University Heights neighborhood may be a little quieter this weekend, after police busted a notorious party house on major drug charges.

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If UB students want to have fraternities and sororities, they may need to hold them on campus. The Amherst Planning Board last night voted to change town zoning laws to essentially bar off-campus fraternities and sororities.

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Race relations in America have improved, but they aren't always good. This assessment was provided by Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree, who spoke Thursday at the University at Buffalo.

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Three-dimensional anatomical models are not new to the world of medicine, but they’ve certainly come a long way. This week, a team at Buffalo’s Jacobs Institute debuted the latest 3-D printed models that are helping in the success of complex surgical procedures.

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.

A UB professor who spent time in France earlier this year is expressing relief that she didn't lose any friends in Friday's terror attacks in Paris.

Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris have left a few University at Buffalo students frightened for their well-being.

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When the University at Buffalo became a clinical center that focused on examining and preventing major illnesses among women over 50 years of age back in the early 1990s, it was one of only 16 centers in the country.

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After being silent the past four years, chimes are once again sounding every quarter hour on the University at Buffalo's South Campus. The bells were restored as part of the renovation of Hayes Hall.

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Students and faculty at the University of Buffalo are celebrating a second-place finish in a national home building competition focused on super efficiency and solar power.

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A program that encourages young, inner city girls to engage in sports received a financial boost on Saturday.

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This may sound odd, but a successful career and a happy life is not something you should start thinking about after you graduate college. The Director of Career Services at the University of Buffalo says you should focus on those things when you begin college.

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The vacant Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse in downtown Buffalo, which is in walking distance of several other courts in Buffalo, is an ideal location for the University at Buffalo Law School, according to State Senator Marc Panepinto.

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The University at Buffalo's new downtown medical school will be named after the Jacobs family. Jeremy Jacobs on Monday delivered a $30 million gift to UB.

Federal grant to fund UB's police stress study

Aug 25, 2015
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The life of a police officer is often a highly stressful one. How much that stress affects long-term health is the focus of a four-year study being conducted by the University at Buffalo, funded by a grant from the federal government.

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Students at the University at Buffalo will be helping NASA and the U.S. Air Force track debris in space.

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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director JoAnn Falletta is the recipient of the statewide SUNY Distinguished  Medallion of Distinction Award.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says Falletta was honored for her accomplishments and working closely with the University at Buffalo.