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Around 900 University at Buffalo students participated in a forum addressing opioid addiction at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on Thursday. The forum has hosted nearly 3,000 students, across 12 different health profession disciplines over its four years.

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The New York State Senate Higher Education Committee visited Buffalo Wednesday as part of a statewide listening tour about the cost of public higher education.

UB launches "bio bank" in downtown research center

Oct 11, 2019
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The University at Buffalo is officially opening a new facility within its downtown Clinical and Translational Research Center, one where biological samples will be collected, processed, stored and utilized for an array of research projects by UB and its partners.

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The University at Buffalo is going to revitalize the University District. One way they are doing it is by encouraging home ownership around their South Campus. Since 2016, UB’s Home Ownership Made Easy (H.O.M.E) Program aids full-time faculty and staff at the university to buy homes in the district. The loans are interest-free.

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A new teacher residency program that aims to boost educational opportunities for all students by preparing and supporting diverse educators officially kicked off this week.


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A University at Buffalo scientist was bestowed Thursday with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The award is the country’s highest honor for early-career researchers in science and technology.


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Buffalo MATTERS, a University at Buffalo-developed opioid treatment program, is set to expand across New York State. The program has been credited with helping reduce opioid overdose deaths in Erie County by 40 percent over the past two years.

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Say Yes Buffalo announced Thursday its first-ever funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The powerhouse foundation will invest $2.9 million over the next 22 months for the newly established Buffalo College Success Network.


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A University at Buffalo medical student will spend the next year at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, as part of a prestigious research fellowship. Esha Chebolu is one of 50 students from across the country who were selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).


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Democrats and Republicans are less divided than it may seem, at least when it comes to the president’s tweets, according to a new study led by a University at Buffalo researcher.


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Leonardo Da Vinci High School in Buffalo was announced Monday as one of 12 winning schools across the state of the inaugural New York FAFSA Completion Challenge. FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


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University at Buffalo officials are moving aggressively in ending SBI's role in campus affairs after 49 years. The student-run corporation has served as the fiscal agent for millions of dollars in mandatory student activity fees. Last week, the university demanded SBI relinquish all student government accounts and transfer the funds directly to the university.


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Exam week at the University at Buffalo did not stop a student organization from protesting their dissolution by the school.

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Around three dozen University at Buffalo students and faculty members gathered on the university’s North Campus Wednesday to protest what they say are unlivable wages for undergraduate and graduate students who work on campus.

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A professor at the University at Buffalo's School of Dental Medicine recently traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan, where he and his partners built a clinic in just six days for people displaced by ISIS attacks. Dr. Othman Shibly is returning to that region later this month to serve thousands of young patients.

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Wednesday through Friday, the University at Buffalo is hosting a series of public forums to give the university community and general public a chance to meet the three finalists under consideration to become UB's new police chief.


Gillibrand hosts town hall meeting at UB North Campus

Oct 26, 2018
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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hosted a town hall meeting on the University at Buffalo's North Campus Friday afternoon, covering topics ranging from health care to jobs to immigration.

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The University at Buffalo’s School of Social Work is just a year away from launching a new doctoral degree program. But unlike its longstanding PhD program, the new degree will be taught fully online.

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A UB researcher has received a grant to study a human hormone which can not only help patients with type 2 diabetes control their sugar levels but also lose weight.


The University at Buffalo says nearly 2,700 students, faculty, staff and alumni are victims of a data breach.

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The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to end rules making the internet open to all - what is called net neutrality - and by the end of the day, New York State Attorney General Erie Schneiderman said, "See you in court."

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A 1976 graduate of the University at Buffalo is giving back to his alma mater with a generous grant. UB announced on Thursday that Stephen Still is providing $4 million to its School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


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The New York State Inspector General's Office says it is continuing its investigation into the embezzlement of funds from the University at Buffalo by two former employees, including a longtime vice president. UB officials, meanwhile, say several policies were adjusted and updated following the discovery of fiscal improprieties that resulted in Thursday's guilty pleas by Dennis Black and Andrea Constantino.


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A former longtime University at Buffalo vice president and the former director of UB's Campus Living have admitted to stealing state funds for personal use. On Thursday morning, Dennis Black and Andrea Constantino both entered guilty pleas to State Supreme Court Justice John Michalski.


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Relics from Buffalo's earliest years are now in the hands of librarians at the University at Buffalo. They are the oldest books printed in this region and the university is planning to soon make public access possible. 


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Yet another mark of the University at Buffalo’s expansion into the downtown medical corridor went on display Wednesday with the installation of its logo on the new Main Street medical school building.


UB welcomes its largest class of Medical Students

Aug 13, 2017
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The University at Buffalo welcomed new medical students to its campus  over the weekend.

UB hosts bioethics debate, escape from the "echo chamber"

Jul 31, 2017
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The University at Buffalo has wrapped up an annual two-day conference, during which many controversial philosophical points of view were brought up. This year, keynote speakers were addressing questions and offering arguments that were not for the easily offended. But that's exactly how participants wanted it. As they see it, the willingness to make controversial arguments is a disappearing trend on college campuses.


Native Americans are typically underrepresented in STEM careers but some new grant money could encourage Native American students to become interested in science.

Millennials, christened by some as “The Next-Greatest Generation,” appear to be straining under the pressure.

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