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Team USA

Athletes like Team USA's Adam Rippon are breaking barriers for LGBTQ athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics. A record number of 14 openly gay athletes are participating in this year’s games, twice as many in the 2014 games.

WebMD

An aneurysm is essentially a bubble on a blood vessel. If it ruptures, about 40 percent of those people die. A local startup corporation is working on a simple blood test to detect these health threats in the brain.

Colored Musicians Club

Prosperity Fellows are at the Colored Musicians Club Thursday and touring the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor - talking to entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders and other changemakers. It is part of an active effort to keep the people here who were educated in local colleges and universities.

Jim Russell / SUNY Oswego

State University of New York officials have revoked an honorary award given to television host Charlie Rose over sexual harassment allegations. 

A Buffalo man has been sentenced after admitting he burglarized dorm rooms at the University at Buffalo.

The Buffalo Connection: Fern Mallis

Jan 22, 2018
David Handschuh

Tim O’Shei of the Buffalo News has been traveling around the country visiting Western New Yorkers who’ve had a big impact on pop culture. His latest feature in The Buffalo Connection series – which hit print yesterday – is a profile on University at Buffalo graduate and Fashion Week co-founder Fern Mallis. Mallis has been working hard in the fashion industry for much of her life, and now she’s looking for a change of pace.


Queen Mary University of London

With increasing numbers of higher-risk older pregnant women, there's a new test available for those concerned about Down syndrome.

University at Buffalo Music Library

More than 600 musical works performed at the University at Buffalo as far back as 1964 will soon be preserved on digital format. They include works by some of America's most prominent composers of the 20th century.

With assets in excess of $1.1 billion, the UB Foundation has enjoyed great success raising funds in support of the activities at the University at Buffalo. However, a foundation investment in a fund that profits from natural gas and oil industries is raising controversy in some university sectors. As Charlotte Keith of Investigative Post discusses on WBFO's Press Pass, some see the investment as a contradiction to the university's values on sustainability.


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The job market is opening up for nurses again. The difficulty is expanding nursing programs to meet that need, at a time when there is a shortage of the teachers with doctorates essential to the programs.

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What began as a fight over the Buffalo Police Department traffic checkpoints is turning into a major probe of the police department by the state attorney general's office.

University at Buffalo

A former top administrator at the University at Buffalo has been sentenced for stealing more than $14,000 in state funds and using the money for personal travel and fitness.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

The journalism world these days is filled with allegations of fake news, confusion about what constitutes news, confusion about the First Amendment and those reporters who do responsible jobs. The news was the topic of a panel discussion before a packed house at the Buffalo History Museum Wednesday night.

National Public Radio

The University at Buffalo wants its missing library books back. No questions asked.

The University at Buffalo received authorization Wednesday to revoke disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's honorary degree.

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The University at Buffalo's Faculty Senate Tuesday rejected a censure motion against one of the university's most prominent officials, Architecture and Planning Dean Robert Shibley.


University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo remains an attractive place for students from across the world to go to undergraduate and graduate school.

CleanSlate UV

We may complain about technical bugs in our cell phones, but what about health bugs on the surface of phones? A researcher at the University at Buffalo is taking existing technology and rebuilding it to a small device that uses light to kill those bugs.

The Buffalo Connection: Alan Zweibel

Oct 30, 2017
Derek Gee / Buffalo News

Tim O’Shei of the Buffalo News has been traveling around the country visiting Western New Yorkers who’ve had a big impact on pop culture. His latest feature in The Buffalo Connection series – which hit print Saturday is a profile on University at Buffalo graduate and comedy writer Alan Zweibel. Zweibel has been making people laugh for over 40 years, and it doesn’t look like he’s planning to stop any time soon.


National Public Radio

John Kapoor has been arrested in Arizona, charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors and pharmacists to widely prescribe an opioid cancer drug for people who did not need it. You may not recognize the name, but the drug company founder is a billionaire and University at Buffalo graduate for which UB's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is named.

Douglas Levere / University at Buffalo

A Buffalo-based startup is showing strong progress in developing a new and effective cancer treatment. Now it’s time for them to take the leap into human testing.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

For immigrants and refugees seeking asylum, receiving proper medical evaluations before entering the United States could be lifesaving - especially for victims of torture.

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With modern medicine creating drugs that can be misused for addiction, and opioid drugs for medical care sometimes leading to addiction, many health-related professions are looking hard at prescriptions, prescribing practices and education.

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The University at Buffalo has begun the process of revoking an honorary degree given to disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

FAFSA

For many, the college application process may be a little easier this year because the Internal Revenue Service has again switched on its computer program allowing income tax records to be meshed into college financial aid applications.

Chris Caya WBFO News

For the first time, University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi is speaking publicly about two former employees who stole thousands of dollars from UB.


Chris Caya/WBFO News

During his sixth State of the University Address Friday, University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi called UB "an institution on the rise," but said more private donations are needed keep momentum going.

University at Buffalo File Photo

With no notice to most of the interested parties, the University at Buffalo re-started late night student bus service Friday night - and annoyed a lot of people in University Heights.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The fight over Buffalo Police street checkpoints is continuing in the courts, with an alliance of interest groups seeking a court order for release of what data exists since 2013.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The ribbon was cut Thursday night at the UBMD Outpatient Center at Conventus, bringing another new facility to the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

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