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News about upcoming UB events that may be of interest to the media.

3/18/15

You might expect teenagers to scoff at sitting through a 95-minute, no-intermission performance of Shakespeare’s grim and bloody Macbeth.

3/16/15

Newcomers including animal ambassadors from Hawk Creek Wildlife Center and tales of the return of wolves in Yellowstone National Park join the ever-popular “cryogenic banana” at this year’s Science Exploration Day, the University at Buffalo’s “Cool Science” festival.

3/2/15

University at Buffalo dining services will raise its game once again, transforming its most modern student dining area into an interactive “Hunger Games” Theme Night, complete with decorations, sound, costumes – and especially food – all inspired by the movie sensation popular among university students.

2/23/15

Student engineers take over the Student Union bringing robots, 3-D printed boats and other cool stuff.

2/18/15

Violanti, a former New York State trooper, will testify as part of a panel on police officer safety and wellness.

2/12/15

NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, in Alumni Arena, North Campus, as part of the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.

2/9/15

National information security expert Dave Kennedy will demonstrate effective ways businesses can combat some of the main techniques cyberthieves use to attack an organization. The presentation will walk through the security issues facing organizations today, both politically and as an industry.

1/16/15

Twenty-nine of the Prentice Family Foundation’s prosperity scholars – some of the University at Buffalo’s brightest students – will meet with key Western New York groups and city officials this week to learn what role they can play in improving Buffalo.

12/10/14

Interactive video kiosks that allow patrons to hear words of advice and inspiration from local professionals employed in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) will be unveiled at the Buffalo Museum of Science as part of a new effort to inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

12/8/14

UB students will team up with the National Football League to host an event encouraging more than 100 kids to eat healthy and be physically active.