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The winning team will receive $7,500 and the runner-up will receive $2,500.


In the late 17th century, a fanciful British reformer thought that hunger could be abolished if Parliament enacted a law requiring all landowners to plant fruit trees.


The ultra-efficient modern home — UB’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest — will be moved outside on July 29.


Singer/songwriter John Legend and cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee will join Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey to headline the speakers in UB’s 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series.


Faculty Experts


Alan Rabideau

Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Expertise: pollution, groundwater contamination, radioactive and hazardous waste management, mathematical modeling

Phone: 716-645-4003



Jenifer Lawrence

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration

Expertise: grief counseling, clinical implications and treatment of child, adolescent and adult grief and loss, suicide prevention

Phone: 716-645-1353



UB in the News


The reopening of barriers between the U.S. and Cuba offers new opportunities, but it's not without risk, says UB's Henry Louis Taylor Jr.


UB's Makau Mutua says politicians want to not only demonize the West, but also demonize a sector of the society in Africa who are friendly to the West.


There will be opposition from fast-food owners to the $15 pay recommendation, says UB's Jerry Newman.


UB's Isaac Ehrlich says that in terms of economic efficiency, it would be better to impose the $15 minimum wage for New York's fast-food workers more generally.

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