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9/8/14

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.   

8/28/14

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.

11/15/13

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.

1/24/14

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

2/6/14

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.

7/18/13

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.

11/14/13

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.

7/18/13

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."

7/11/13

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.

6/27/13

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.

6/20/13

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.

6/20/13

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

5/23/13

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.”

5/23/13

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.

5/9/13
Crossroads Culinary Center (C3) has earned Campus Dining and Shops a gold award in the 40th Annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards contest.
4/11/13

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.