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“I’ll get you, my pretty.  And your little dog, too!” said the Wicked Witch of the West to Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. That threat says a lot about witches, according to Phillips Stevens.


UB President Satish K. Tripathi and UB students, faculty and staff continue to engage in daily conversations about issues arising from a controversial student art project that appeared suddenly on campus on Sept. 16.


UB President Satish K. Tripathi will present his annual State of the University address at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the UB North Campus.


After two years of brainstorming, design and construction, University at Buffalo students and faculty are in Irvine, California, this week to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest.


Faculty Experts


Will Kinney

Associate Professor of Physics

Expertise: astronomy, cosmic inflation, accelerating universe, dark matter/dark energy, solar storms, cosmic microwave background physics, public outreach in science

Phone: 716-645-5360



Venkat Krovi

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: robotics, the future of robots

Phone: 716-645-1430



UB in the News


UB's Steven Dubovsky says the media should withhold all but the bare minimum about shooters who seek attention through tragic acts.


The tragedy Joe Biden has gone through, says UB's James Campbell, makes him an empathetic figure and a very likeable one.


The real question is why consumer anger didn't coalesce in the same way following any number of other recent examples of corporate wrongdoing, says UB's Trina Hamilton.


According to a UB study, children who are allowed to drink at home are less likely to experience problems with alcohol abuse if they come from an "intact family."

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