UB will send another sizable troupe of student volunteers to
plant trees in South Campus neighborhoods on Saturday, April 18, as
part of the “ReTree the District” project that aims to
plant 1,000 trees in the University District by the end of
An app that allows voters to voice their opinions to
politicians. A 3D metal printer. And a chemotherapy treatment
without the unpleasant side effects. Once the ideas of UB students,
these startups are now a step closer to reality after taking first
place in the annual UB Elevator Pitch Competition.
Places affect people in ways that tap all of the senses. It
could be the long shadows of late afternoon cast by the aging pines
surrounding a ramshackle cabin; or the sound of exhausted waves
struggling to reach a deserted beach; or even the thick
smog-burdened heat a crowded city.
A cybersecurity competition and a think tank implemented by
undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of
Management took top honors in the third annual DEAL (Display of
Efforts, Aptitudes and Leadership) Expo, an event that showcases
undergraduate achievements in the school.
Laundry facilities at two University at Buffalo dormitories will
make the traditional college cleaning ritual a thing of the past,
thanks to a smartphone application that links current
technology with students looking for available washers and