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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.


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.


The 2011 Scholarship Gala raised $157,000 for University at Buffalo student scholarships, thanks to the more than 360 UB alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and business and community leaders who attended the November event.


Lady Gaga and other celebrities commenting on bullying have the chance to teach young people about the horrors of bullying abuse, says the director of the University at Buffalo's Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse, a power that makes it important they act responsibly.


Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Demetrius Bell was looking forward to the team' first game of the 2009 regular season, having spent his entire rookie season the year before on the inactive roster. Bell had earned the left tackle spot for the opener against the New England Patriots, his first NFL career start. The Bills lost 25-24, but No. 77 went on to start in five more games that fall. It was during his sixth game that Bell suffered a knee injury that took him out of the game and off the playing field for nearly a year.


A major grant from the John R. Oishei Foundation will help the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences expand its bioinformatics and computational biology expertise on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) downtown.