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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6 with a variety of activities to be held on the North Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New York’s premier venture forum, is accepting applications from early-stage high-tech companies that wish to present at the annual entrepreneur showcase on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
Students grouped in a laboratory, smiling, with their professor.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – NASA is welcoming six students from the University at Buffalo to test how much more effective a pump could be if it used electricity instead of mechanical parts in the low-gravity conditions of space travel.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Carol Gloff of Natick, Mass., has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association (UBAA), a group that represents the interests of more than 230,000 graduates around the world.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A gift of $200,000 from Melissa Dongmin Ma and Robin Li, MS '94, co-founder of China’s search-engine giant, will fund a laboratory in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the University at Buffalo’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.The Robin Li Data Mining and Machine Learning Laboratory will be located in Davis Hall on the North Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jordan Levy — venture capitalist, entrepreneur, Synacor board member and co-founder of Buffalo’s Z80 Labs technology incubator — will speak with University at Buffalo students on April 17, offering his take on why we need to change the way we think to foster entrepreneurship.
Photo of Darren Cotton in the University Heights Tool Library.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – They are called PULL projects – multiyear Pop-Up Living Laboratories – whose aim is to promote economic stabilization, neighborhood revitalization, crime reduction and a prosperous business district in the Heights neighborhood surrounding the University at Buffalo South Campus.  
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Alumni Association will honor a physicist and a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph during the UB Alumni Association Achievement Awards ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. April 12 in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the UB North Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Elevator B, a honeycomb-themed tower housing bees on Buffalo’s waterfront, has won a highly-regarded international architecture award.
Photo of Ansar Khan and James O'Leary.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A handful of Buffalo’s most driven risk-takers will gather Tuesday, Feb. 12, for an entrepreneurship speaker series hosted by University at Buffalo’s Entrepreneurship Academy to teach UB students how to hand in homework by day, and manage a thriving business at night.