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BUFFALO, N.Y. – John R. Alm, retired CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises, has established a University at Buffalo scholarship for graduating seniors at Maple Grove High School in Bemus Point.
Photo of poet Robert Frost and rabbi Victor Reichert.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A rare collection of letters, audio files, photographs and other materials that could illuminate the personal beliefs of Robert Frost is being made available to the public for the first time.

Twenty-five University at Buffalo students eyeing careers in Western New York will receive full scholarships in 2012-13 through a program designed to retain university graduates in the region.


Where can future engineers go to build robots, learn about engineering disasters and test toy buildings on a life-sized earthquake shake table? Beginning this July, they can go to the University at Buffalo, thanks to a generous gift from National Grid.


The University at Buffalo today officially opened its new $75 million, environmentally friendly School of Engineering and Applied Sciences research facility. Located on UB's North Campus, Barbara and Jack Davis Hall is named in honor of the Western New York couple in recognition of their lifetime philanthropic contributions to the university.


The University at Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Melissa's Living Legacy Teen Cancer Foundation will sponsor a "Duel in the Pool" competition at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in UB's Alumni Arena Natatorium to raise funds for Teens Living with Cancer in Rochester and Buffalo.


John R. "Jack" Davis, engineer, entrepreneur, former military officer and philanthropist, is a pillar of the Western New York community and a longtime supporter of UB.


Simulated missions to space have recently begun launching from Jarvis Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus, thanks to a donation from Exciting Simulations to the UB chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (UB-SEDS).


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A cooperative effort spearheaded by the University at Buffalo community to improve educational and economic opportunities and health services for girls in Tanzania's remote Mara region continues Friday, March 2, with the Buffalo Tanzania Education Project's second annual fundraiser.


A total of $7,500 in scholarship money will be awarded to six University at Buffalo students during the UB Alumni Association scholarship dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, in the Center for the Tomorrow on the North Campus.