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Environment and Sustainability

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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