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Education

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

12/12/14

A new collaborative program asking for help from the top local school district administrators and a competitive award leading to more university-local school cooperation are the latest examples of the Graduate School of Education’s commitment to increasing its involvement and “partnerships” with community schools.

12/11/14

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), iSciWNY and Superior Group have partnered with the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMOS) to expose students to the vast array of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in Western New York.

11/17/14

More than 8,000 international students in WNY — 6,504 at UB — contributed over $194 million to the economy.

10/31/14

It was two days before Halloween and just like a classic episode of the cartoon Scooby-Doo, there was a mystery afoot that the gang needed to solve.

10/27/14

The playing field of online courses available to University at Buffalo students just expanded, thanks to Open SUNY+, a SUNY-wide online initiative that adds 56 degree and certificate programs from 17 campuses across the state.

10/21/14

Educators in the Niagara Falls City School District knew they could build the perfect state-of-the-art lab space with flashy, high-tech devices and a STEM curriculum resembling traditional teaching methods. That alone would have been enough to be a showpiece in their district.

clear-colored crystals of different sizes and clarity
10/20/14

Judges will be looking for qualities familiar to people who have shopped for a diamond ring: Size, clarity and shape all matter.

10/10/14

A piece of a cybersecurity display has gone missing and it’s up to a group of 50 students in grades five through eight grade to track it down using digital clues.

10/10/14

Anyone looking for evidence the University at Buffalo’s Gifted Math Program pays off in a big way need look no further than two of its graduates: One recently commanded a nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine; the other has the nickname “the closer” for his success in closing the deals his fellow software colleagues have started.

9/30/14

When your team of financial aid specialists can raise the percent of Buffalo high school students successfully completing the all-important financial aid application by 61 percent in a few months, you do the reasonable thing: You try to reach more students.