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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.


Thousands of UB students will don caps and gowns this week as families fly in from around the world to attend UB’s commencement celebrations.


More than 200 UB student volunteers plan to fan out throughout the Buffalo community volunteering nearly 600 hours of service as part of UB Pride & Service Day.


Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey will speak at UB on April 27 as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


In addition, honorary degrees will be presented to UB alumna Leslie G. Ford and Buffalo native Helene D. Gayle.


Some 5,846 students are candidates to receive degrees during UB's commencement ceremonies from April 29 through May 21.


The event, sponsored by M&T Bank and UB groups, gives gamers a chance to showcase their skills.