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


“Doorhanger” kits containing safety reminders and tips on how to be a good neighbor will be distributed to about 1,900 homes surrounding UB's South Campus Aug. 23.


Experimental teaching classrooms, video recording studios, group study spaces with 80-inch monitors and 1,000 power outlets to support USB chargers are a few of the features the University at Buffalo will unveil during the grand reopening celebration for the Oscar A. Silverman Library.


UB will host a public discussion Tuesday, led by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and State Education Department Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia, on TeachNY, a new statewide effort to address the teacher shortage and improve professional development for practicing educators.


The University at Buffalo will continue its celebration of summer tonight  with UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family.


The event, featuring elected officials and researchers, will highlight cutting-edge transportation research.


Some Buffalo teens are headed to camp this weekend, but it’s not your typical summer camp. Instead, 60 inner-city middle and high school students will spend June 11-12 at the Nor-Ton Red Jacket Club in North Tonawanda to learn how to better manage their asthma.


Select students at the New York State Science Congress will receive scholarship offers from UB.


Student teams will present their ideas this weekend for ways to improve sanitation needs for school-aged children in low- and middle-income locales around the world.


More than 100 high school students from underrepresented and underserved groups will present their 2016 capstone projects on genomics and bioinformatics on Friday, May 20, in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.


Student volunteers will be stationed at three housing locations on UB's North Campus today through Sunday to collect furniture, electronics and other items students no longer want as they move out.