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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.

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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.

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


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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A new state grant will help the University at Buffalo train physicians and nurses on how to medically treat people who are addicted to opioids.

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Ten campuses in New York's public university system are part of a project to establish a sustainable village and learning community in Haiti.

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A mass of University at Buffalo graduate students marched on the university's administrative heart Monday to protest what they consider payments that are below a living wage and demands that are impossible to meet.

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University at Buffalo Police have identified a suspect in a series of burglaries that have been plaguing dorms since July.

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The University at Buffalo has a strong connection with NASA, with a number of alumni serving the administration on a variety of projects.

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Nearly 400 eager minds came out for the first annual Entrepreneurs Festival hosted at University at Buffalo’s North Campus Thursday. The summit, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, was an opportunity for students and community members to gain more information on entrepreneurship.

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Most people have heard of PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health problem that can develop after witnessing a life-threatening event.

Lesser known is PTG. While recording the oral histories of local Vietnam War veterans, a University at Buffalo researcher found that post-traumatic growth can exist at the same time as PTSD. Marian Hetherly explains as part of WNED|WBFO's "Our Vietnam Voices" series.


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A group of local organizations and individuals led by the local chapter of Black Lives Matter is suing the Buffalo Police Department in federal court, charging racial discrimination. The lawsuit is based upon two years of research by law students from the University at Buffalo and Cornell University showing statistical disparities in racial treatment.


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A team of about a dozen volunteers from the University at Buffalo and the surrounding community are going door-to-door near UB's South Campus, in Buffalo, as part of 'Operation Doorhanger.'

Trucker charged with manslaughter in UB professor's death

Aug 17, 2017
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State police say a truck driver was shopping online on his cell phone when his vehicle rear-ended a car, killing a University at Buffalo professor.

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The University at Buffalo has revised its bus schedule for the upcoming fall semester. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says it could curtail the so called "drunk bus" situation in the city's University district. 

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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The next generation of automobiles has been traveling the streets of Western New York. And WBFO went along for a demonstration ride on the University at Buffalo's North Campus.


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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.

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There is a serious problem around the world - and it is growing. A University at Buffalo research team is taking a new approach to combat the problem with old antibiotics.

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A section of North Buffalo will be very different if a massive new apartment complex is built. The property at the corner of Main  Street and Hertel Avenue is working through the city's regulatory process.

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

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

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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