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Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives.

4/29/15

It is the only institute of higher learning in New York in 2015 to receive the honor.

4/22/15

Engineering students have teamed with his nonprofit to help rural Kenyans.

4/20/15

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

3/23/15

The structure will compete in the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest.

3/10/15

A wood-burning heater designed by UB architects enables the café to stay warm with no mechanical HVAC system.

3/4/15

Levine, a longtime UB faculty member, died of cancer Feb. 26 in her Buffalo home.

3/3/15

As habitats shrink, Newton’s Laws of Motion could help us predict how some animals will react, UB researchers say.

2/18/15

The reluctance to part with mobile phones, laptops and other gizmos – sometimes called “gadget hoarding” – is part of a larger and more troubling issue: managing electronic waste, or e-waste.

2/4/15

National television cameras came to campus last semester to focus attention on a UB innovation that is attracting worldwide interest.

12/31/14

UB researchers made headlines around the world this year with studies on coffee, climate change, babies’ eating habits and more.