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New therapeutic targets for endometriosis could be on the horizon
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
New research on the connection between endometrial lesions and pain in endometriosis could lead to new therapies for this chronic, painful and poorly understood condition that affects 5% to 10% of women worldwide and costs an estimated $69 billion in medical and surgical expenses. Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to uterine tissue develops and grows outside of the uterus, causing chronic pain that can be severe.
'Architect Barbie' co-creators explain impact of 'Barbie' movie
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 09:40 am
As Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" movie continues its momentum, breaking box office records and becoming one of the most talked about movies of the summer, Kelly Hayes McAlonie and Despina Stratigakos are keenly aware of the film's significance for women everywhere.
Girl Scouts of Western New York set 'year of fun' kickoff party
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 12:55 pm
The Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) are preparing for a new year of fun, learning and adventure for its members - and part of the experience is to welcome new members, too.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides targeted back-to-school tips for parents & children
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:35 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing targeted scam prevention and shopping tips for adults and children ahead of the new school year.
Artpark Bridges Festival to celebrate community connections
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:15 am
Artpark & Company has announced a new, free festival celebrating its connections to the Western New York community and visiting artists from around the world.
Fashion Outlets announces free back-to-school events for educators and students
Mon, Aug 7th 2023 05:55 pm
Join the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA for back-to-school season, featuring free special events for educators and students, hosted on Thursday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 19, respectively.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES skilled trades programs connect students with employers
Mon, Aug 7th 2023 10:00 am
Helping local employers connect with new skilled tradespeople is an important goal for the Orleans/Niagara BOCES adult skilled trades programs.
NYS: $108 million available for schools to address pandemic learning loss, support mental health
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 01:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $108 million is available for school districts to support student well-being through expanding mental health supports. The new state matching fund, the $100 million Recover from COVID School Program, will provide funding to create or expand programs to help students address trauma caused by the pandemic, prioritizing school districts with the highest need.
UB social worker receives $150,000 NIH award to advance a support program for pregnant and new moms
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 01:45 pm
A University at Buffalo social work researcher and a local health and human services agency have received a $150,000 challenge prize from the National Institutes of Health to further develop a support program for pregnant and new mothers who have experienced trauma.
D'Youville University announces Katie Mallinson as executive director
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 01:45 pm
D'Youville University has announced the appointment of Katie Mallinson as the Executive Director for the Kavinoky Theatre. This new role comes in addition to her current position as the university's program director for the Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Theater Arts - the first acting and performance MFA in Western New York
Carnegie Art Center to host 3-day summer art camp for children and families
Thu, Aug 3rd 2023 07:25 am
The Carnegie Art Center will host a summer art camp, Aug. 24-26, geared toward children ages 8-12 years old.
Special Olympics New York announces 17th annual Buffalo Polar Plunge
Thu, Aug 3rd 2023 07:00 am
Special Olympics New York will once again be taking on the chilly waters of Lake Erie to raise funds and awareness for athletes throughout the state. The two-day Buffalo Polar Plunge is set to bring thousands together for one reason: inclusion.
With her first R01, junior faculty member at UB is exploring what drives drug resistance in prostate cancer
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 05:45 pm
Remi Adelaiye-Ogala, Ph.D., knows that choosing a career in science requires a thick skin. An assistant professor of medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, Adelaiye-Ogala is familiar with the ups and downs of competing for grants and peer review, not to mention the uncertainties of microscopic worlds that don't yield their secrets easily.
NU's ADA coordinator attends celebration at executive mansion
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
David Whalen, Niagara University's first/emergency responder disability awareness training project director and ADA coordinator, attended a celebration hosted by New York state Gov. Kathy Hochul in observance of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Consumer alert: As students head to campus, NYS DCP offers tips to avoid roommate, rental & moving scams
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:20 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing tips to help avoid roommate, rental and moving scams.
Girl Scouts of Western New York to host kick off parties
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:00 am
The Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) are preparing for a new year of fun, learning and adventure for its members, and part of the experience is to welcome new members, too.
Cardinal O'Hara announces honor roll students
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School has announced local students on its fourth-quarter honor roll list:
Didn't finish your daily to-do list at work? Don't dwell on it
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:25 pm
In today's complex and unpredictable work environments, understanding how employees respond to unachieved daily work goals is crucial to supporting their well-being and day-to-day productivity, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Reading garden planned for Grand Island Memorial Library
Sat, Jul 29th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island Memorial Library is planning to add a reading garden to the grassy area next to the building that faces the parking lot. The library will be called the Richard Earne Memorial Reading Garden, as a tribute to the late Richard Earne, who was a member of the Grand Island Rotary Club, as well as a member of the library board of trustees. He died on Sept. 18, 2022.
A clinic in Buffalo is detecting - and treating - hepatitis C virus in infants
Wed, Jul 26th 2023 06:20 pm
A pediatric infectious disease team led by University at Buffalo faculty is screening and treating hepatitis C virus (HCV)-exposed infants. The clinic's efforts are documented in a new paper based on an 11-year retrospective chart review, published this month in BMC Gastroenterology.
President of Dong Nai Technology University visits Niagara University president
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 11:15 am
On a sunny afternoon in July, 10 Harley Davidson motorcycles rumbled onto Niagara University's campus as 18 visitors from Vietnam arrived on Monteagle Ridge to take a tour and meet with the Rev. James. J. Maher, C.M., Niagara's president.
UB: Servant leaders are better for the bottom line
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 11:10 am
A moderate increase in servant leadership can have a significant effect on an organization's revenue, based on new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Walk celebrates life, service of Phil Haberstro
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 11:10 am
The family and friends of Philip L. "Phil" Haberstro IV, a 1965 graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School and the founder and former executive director of the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, will sponsor the third annual "Spirit of Phil" 4-mile walk.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office 'Building Bridges; in Niagara Falls
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 07:00 am
On Monday, Sheriff Michael Filicetti announced the culmination of the week-long "Building Bridges" program. This partnership between the Niagara County Sheriff's Office and the Niagara Falls Police Department was created in an effort to have youth and law enforcement officers interact in a positive environment.
Levesque Institute summer camps prepare students for kindergarten and college
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 01:00 pm
Niagara University welcomed 40 pre-kindergarten and high school students to campus in July during two summer camps hosted by the university's Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement.
3 Niagara University students awarded Merani Scholarships
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 01:00 pm
Incoming freshmen Valentina Krajacic and Eoin Potwin, and Niagara University junior Gabriella Cole, are the 2023 recipients of the university's Merani Scholarship, a collaboration between Niagara and the Merani Hotel Group to provide opportunities for high-level experiential learning in the hospitality industry. The students will receive an annual scholarship of $7,500 and paid rotating internships at Merani properties.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School honor rolls
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Lewiston Moose Lodge 584 presents scholarships, cash award
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 07:00 am
Lower Niagara Moose Lodge 584 recently announced the presentation of scholarships and cash awards to Lewiston-Porter High School Class of 2023 members.
Edward Town Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 07:00 am
Edward Town Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Niagara University's ROTC program is No. 1 in 2nd Brigade
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:05 pm
Niagara University's Purple Eagle Battalion may be one of the country's smallest ROTC programs, but it consistently ranks among the best in the nation.
Jacobs School student gets to work with the Buffalo Bills' medical team this summer
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Mohamed Bah, a rising third-year student at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, is looking forward to working with the widely lauded Buffalo Bills medical team in a clinical rotation in August.
Hochul announces site for New York State Police Basic School Auxiliary Academy
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Cazenovia College was selected as the site that the New York State Police will lease for its new State Police Auxiliary Academy.
Event examines hip-hop's influence in teaching Black history
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:20 pm
Celebrating 50 years of hip-hop and exploring its connections to culture and pedagogy is the focus of this year's Teaching Black History Conference at UB.
Region 2 launches 'Make a Difference' recruitment initiative with local colleges & universities
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 09:15 pm
FEMA Region 2 announced the launch of the "Make a Difference" recruitment initiative - a partnership with colleges and universities in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area.
ECMC to hold 'Healthcare Explorers' summer intern program for area high school students
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 09:15 pm
Sponsored by ECMC Foundation, ECMC is launching a new summer internship opportunity for high school students in 10th, 11th and 12th grades called "Healthcare Explorers."
Summit Federal Credit Union organizes companywide school supply drive
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 11:25 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union has kicked off its 2023 school supply drive. Donation boxes are located in all 14 branches of The Summit.
UB names new dean of students
Sat, Jul 15th 2023 04:00 pm
Tomás A. Aguirre, former vice president for student life and chief diversity officer at SUNY Delhi, has been appointed dean of students at the University at Buffalo, effective July 31.
Ryan seeks submissions for summer reading program
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 10:50 am
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced his office is now accepting submissions for the New York State Senate's 2023 summer reading program.
Director of NU's Office of Violence Prevention and Education Selected to serve on national prevention advisory council
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 10:50 am
Niagara University's Office of Violence Prevention and Education was established in March 2022 with a three-year, $300,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).
 

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