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Environment and Sustainability

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

4/22/14

Shows energy use in user-friendly terms, such as dollar amount and equivalent hamburgers consumed

4/7/14

Archaeologists contribute to the global debate about long-term human intersections with coastal and island environments, often through cooperative research with anthropologists, geologists and bioscientists, and frequently in places like Kiska Island in the Rat Island Archipelago, more than a thousand miles off the coast of Alaska.  

3/28/14

Breakthrough photonics research at UB could revolutionize energy technologies.

 

3/17/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. — To celebrate and fuel the many grassroots initiatives helping to revive Buffalo’s reputation as both the City of Light and the City of Good Neighbors, the University at Buffalo Technē Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies will host the colorful Performing Economies Colloquium April 4 - 6 at UB's Educational Opportunity Center (555 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203), the UB Center for the Arts (North Campus) and The Foundry (298 Northampton St).

3/10/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Only a handful of seats remain open for environmental activist Annie Leonard’s speech Tuesday night at the Center for the Arts (CFA).

2/25/14

The Food Lab at UB is part of a broad network of research partners leading a USDA-funded initiative to support local food policy.

Rendering of an optical nanocavity
2/25/14

Researchers from the University at Buffalo and elsewhere are developing an optical 'nanocavity' to boost light absorption in ultrathin semiconductors.

2/21/14

A prestigious prize from the American Institute of Architects celebrates the lifetime achievements of Shibley, UB’s architecture and planning dean.

Photo of Annie Leonard
2/20/14

Millions of people have seen her animated Web videos. She wrote a best-selling book and has testified before Congress. She has even appeared on Stephen Colbert’s show.

a tower consisting of many metal and plywood parts with intricate geometry
2/19/14

Hwang's eco-sculptures provide habitat for bats and birds and call attention to misunderstood or ignored ecological conditions.