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5/1/15

PhotoZyne, the startup led by the three UB graduate students that won this year’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, has done it again — this time at the state level.

4/30/15

A model conceived and developed by a three-member interdisciplinary team of UB students was among this year’s winners in a prestigious international mathematical modeling contest.

4/24/15

Marion Quirici, a PhD student in the UB Department of English, has received a $20,000 American Fellowship award from the American Association of University Women.

4/24/15

Pennante Naa Ayikailey “Penny” Bruce-Vanderpuije, a doctoral candidate in the UB Department of Chemistry, has received the prestigious 2015 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship.

4/22/15

Engineering students have teamed with his nonprofit to help rural Kenyans.

4/21/15

Abigail LaPlaca — award-winning Latin American dance team choreographer, lover of languages, worldwide adventure-traveler, UB Presidential Scholar and 2015 Fulbright Scholar — saw her vision of the transforming power of education come to life in an 8-year-old Dominican Republic girl named Tainalis.

4/17/15

The UB School of Management honored many of its doctoral students at the fourth annual PhD Showcase and Celebration on April 9.

4/17/15

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 2016.

4/15/15

The April 23 summit will encourage women to enter the science and engineering workforce and support those on the path already.

4/15/15

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.