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Environment and Sustainability

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

2/25/14

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

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.

2/21/14

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

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.

2/19/14

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

2/13/14

University at Buffalo students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s elite Solar Decathlon competition.

2/10/14

The new UB study is part of a broader genomic research program aimed at understanding what makes a polar bear a polar bear.

2/6/14

The University at Buffalo has announced the launch of RENEW (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water), an ambitious, university-wide, interdisciplinary research institute that will focus on the most difficult and complex environmental issues, as well as the social and economic issues with which they are intertwined.

2/4/14

Michael Sheridan and Alison Graettinger provide insight on the risks surrounding some of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes, and how communities nearby can protect themselves.

1/27/14

UB researcher Robert Silverman challenges assumptions that quality affordable housing is readily available in shrinking cities.