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Just because you’re experiencing stressful situations doesn’t mean that it's damaging.
Mark Seery discusses with CNN how, when properly managed, stress can be a good thing.
When we recognize 'bro culture' thriving in a context that reeks of evil, the sense of familiarity lands with a sickening thud.
Despina Stratigakos writes in Architect magazine about the young men who worked for architect and Hitler appointee Albert Speer.
I think it’s very important that we approach that challenge using science and research.
With marijuana legalized in New York, R. Lorraine Collins discusses in Time the difficulties of identifying motorists impaired by the drug.
The workers were incredibly successful in so many ways.
Erin Hatton tells Business Insider that the Amazon workers who failed to unionize got very close, and that in itself is a victory.
It’s prefab housing on the moon.
Tracy Gregg speaks to Popular Science about the idea of astronauts living in moon caves that were formed by volcanic eruptions.
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top public university in New York State, and No. 34 nationwide.
Ranked No. 290 out of 20,000 universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings.
The No. 31 public university in the nation, according to the WSJ/THE College Rankings, and No. 34 according to U.S. News & World Report.
The No. 2 public university in the Northeast for the widest range of programs (450+).
Winners of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Foundation “genius award” and (so many) others.
14:1 student-to-faculty ratio—the best of any doctorate-granting university within SUNY.
More than 4 million volumes in UB’s libraries and special collections—the most of any SUNY institution.
All students, from their very first year, can participate in research, service or experiential learning.
One of the nation’s first honors programs and a jewel in SUNY’s crown.
Any student from any major can study abroad through 1,000+ options across seven continents.
Host of June in Buffalo, the world-renowned new music festival and conference.
Student entrepreneurs compete for startup funding and services in numerous annual competitions.
As an AAU member, ranked among the leading North American universities that engage in the highest levels of research.
Recognized by the WSJ/THE College Rankings as the fourth best public university in the Northeast.
Named one of the best values in higher education by both Kiplinger’s and U.S. News & World Report.
Ensures students graduate on time by following our guidelines—or the remaining tuition is on us.
16 NCAA Division I athletic programs that compete (and win) in the Mid-American Conference.
95% of recent UB undergraduate alumni employed, in graduate school or in service.
UB grads land jobs at Google, NASA, Pfizer, the U.N., CNN, the Smithsonian, Citi, Spotify, HBO and more.
The sunniest and driest summers of any major city in the Northeast.
World leaders, astronauts, NFL legends, celebrated journalists, a U.S. Poet Laureate, and the list goes on.
One of the leading public research universities in the nation, spending $400+ million annually.
The top New York State public university for research and development.
283 prestigious scholarships won over the past 35 years, including the Truman, Goldwater and Marshall.
A top-notch education with tuition that’s a fraction of the cost of a comparable private school.
More than $340 million in financial aid and scholarships administered annually.
A 60-acre lake, right in the middle of campus, with free kayaks, canoes and paddleboards.
One of America’s largest collegiate mud volleyball games.
The No. 1 dining service in SUNY and a consistent winner of dining awards.
65-acre living woods right on campus.
High-impact experiential opportunities, both here in Buffalo and around the world.
One of the most international universities in the country, giving students a truly global experience.
Graduated our first female and Black students from the medical school in the late 1800s.
Half of UB's deans are women, including the dean of law and the dean of arts and sciences.
To protest racism, our celebrated 1958 football team turned down UB’s first bowl game invite.
No. 4 on the EPA’s Green Power Partnership list of top colleges and universities.
The 3,200-panel UB Solar Strand produces enough energy to power hundreds of student apartments.
No. 1 in the U.S. for climate action, based on our climate change research, readiness and energy usage.
Recognized by the Certified Wildlife Habitat program for hosting numerous species on campus.
273,000+ helpful UB alumni in all 50 states and 150 countries.
Among the ever-growing plethora of accolades: a “Top 10 American city” (Forbes) and “Best in Travel” (Lonely Planet)
Buffalo named one of the “25 Most Affordable Places to Live” (U.S. News & World Report).
Within a 30-minute drive of numerous beaches along two Great Lakes.
100+ area festivals every year celebrating everything from jazz to gnomes.
As NY Times writer Jada Yuan said after visiting Buffalo: “I found a generosity that seems ingrained in its makeup.”
The only museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the human brain.
UB’s holdings include a rocket belt, early manifestos of punk, and original “Lone Ranger” radio scripts.