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President Satish K. Tripathi attended the Summit of the Americas in Panama City last week, taking part in a panel examining the role of universities in sustainable economic development.


Top-notch academics and the lowest possible debt: That’s the win-win value offered to students by UB, according U.S. News and World Report.   


UB is broadening its focus on experiential learning, a concept in which students take part in hands-on, real-world experiences that bolster their time in the classroom.


For the 11th consecutive year, UB is among the top 20 U.S. institutions hosting international student, according to the 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.


UB celebrates the Chinese Lunar Year of the Horse with music, dance and martial arts performances.


For the first time in several years, winter weather made an appearance at Winterfest, with hundreds of students, faculty and staff enjoying all the season has to offer.


A gift of $200,000 from Melissa Dongmin Ma and Robin Li will fund a laboratory in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


A team of UB social workers recently spent 10 days in India working with colleagues there who are advancing children's rights through innovative programs and legal activism.


UB will host the 18th International Conference of the Society for Chinese Philosophy next week, a meeting devoted to exploring
the Chinese conception of philosophy as the "learning of living."


A senior class project for some UB engineering students is counting for much more than a final grade; it’s giving them real-world experience and a chance to help people in need.


Elevator B, a steel tower designed and built by UB students to house a colony of bees along Buffalo’s waterfront, has won an award from the prestigious international design magazine Azure.


The UB Technology Incubator has been named the world’s top life sciences university incubator by a Stockholm-based startup that provides expertise in starting and transforming incubators.


Being named a fellow of SPIE, an international society for optics and photonics, is just the latest honor for UB computer scientist Venu Govindaraju.


UB is one of six public research universities recognized in a new report by the New America Foundation for “embracing key strategies that make them models for national reform.”


A Western New York company is partnering with the UB School of Architecture and Planning to explore the potential of “digital craft” in terra cotta restoration.

Crossroads Culinary Center (C3) has earned Campus Dining and Shops a gold award in the 40th Annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards contest.

A team of UB engineering students has won $25,000 for designing a mobile app that aims to reduce hospital readmission rates by ensuring that patients receive appropriate care upon being discharged.