ECMCC, University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning Announce Partnership to Guide Kensington Heights Community Visioning Process

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning have launched “Building Together,” a partnership to engage community input in the medical center’s redevelopment of the long vacant 17-acre Kensington Heights property. In 2018, ECMCC purchased the former Kensington Heights property, which sits on the western border of the medical cente... »

Is there an afterlife?

Templeton Prize-winning philosopher focuses on afterlife at UB conference   John Martin Fischer, a professor who specializes in the metaphysics and ethics of life and death, will deliver a keynote at the annual Romanell Conference BUFFALO, N.Y. – John Martin Fischer, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California Riverside and the recipient of a $5.2 million grant from ... »

Alzheimer’s Disease Discovery

A promising drug target for Alzheimer’s could prove valuable By Annette Pinder University at Buffalo (UB) researchers have identified the first human-specific fusion gene — a hybrid of two genes — implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. Their finding suggests that a neurotransmitter receptor, previously successful in animal studies but that failed in human trials for Alzheimer’s, might still turn out t... »

UB earns high marks in green power usage

Buffalo tops the Mid-American Conference, and ranks No. 10 on Environment America list BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tis the season for sustainability rankings in higher education, and the University at Buffalo fares well on two lists that track green power usage among the nation’s colleges and universities. For the second straight year, UB tops the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in green power usage, according ... »

Twelve ways UB researchers made groundbreaking discoveries — and headlines — in 2018

In 2018, University at Buffalo students and faculty reached new scientific heights and pushed the boundaries of innovation, shaping the world for years to come. Their discoveries made headlines in news outlets worldwide, from The New York Times and The Washington Post to The Guardian and CBC Radio. Politics | Predicting election outcomes Democrats made major gains in the House of Representatives i... »