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Education

News about UB’s graduate education programs and our partnerships with local schools.

4/20/15

The app acts like traditional signs in museums and parks – only it’s more interactive.

3/26/15

Laura Perna, a nationally recognized authority on higher education achievement, will speak at UB on March 30.

3/25/15

Welcome to the Engineering Club at Sweet Home School District’s Heritage Heights Elementary. Joey and Anton are eager third-graders working on how they can attach the back wheels (CDs) to an axle (pencil) to a car body (foam core board) that will be powered by a rubber band.

3/18/15

You might expect teenagers to scoff at sitting through a 95-minute, no-intermission performance of Shakespeare’s grim and bloody Macbeth.

3/13/15

Part of Science Week, the event will promote genomic and bioinformatics literacy.

3/12/15

Buffalo Sabres and libraries join UB and partners in expanded STEM programs for K–12 students.

3/3/15

Megan Lundgren and Laurie Widman believe in the power of public education. Both feel a pull to the students they teach in the North Tonawanda City School District and aspire to influence their students “beyond the four walls of the classroom.”

2/9/15

The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich.

2/3/15

The University at Buffalo’s Center for Educational Innovation – an organization dedicated to advancing university teaching– welcomes visitors to an open house from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in 212 Capen Hall at UB’s North Campus.

1/26/15

A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.