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8/29/14

The food truck movement has finally reached the University at Buffalo.

8/19/14

While most freshmen are deciding on dorm decorations, more than 100 students and faculty members in the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Academies will get their hands dirty weeding and pruning in local community gardens.

7/22/14

University at Buffalo students have received Marshall, Fulbright, Goldwater and other prestigious scholarships in the past year. UB hopes to build on that success, which is why the Office of Undergraduate Education recently appointed Elizabeth Colucci as coordinator of nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships.

7/3/14

After one of the snowiest winters in recent history, William Philipps will forego the beach to spend the summer studying glaciers at the world’s northernmost university.

6/23/14

Pat Curtis has three words to describe a partnership that has immersed University at Buffalo engineering students at General Motors Components Holdings (GMCH) Lockport for the past three summers: a huge success. 

6/20/14

The University at Buffalo’s Prosperity Scholarship program welcomes its newest class of young, promising scholars, the biggest selection of students in the scholarship’s history and the program’s latest statement claiming many of Western New York’s best and brightest students as its own.

6/10/14

Students in the University at Buffalo School of Management will soon enjoy a new tutoring/mentor program and an enhanced entrepreneurship course and pitch competition, thanks to a donation of more than $300,000.

John A. Sellick, DO
6/10/14

“Remember that most diseases are transmitted by food, water and insects,” says John A. Sellick, Jr., DO, University at Buffalo associate professor of medicine. “So get vaccinated, keep insects off you as much as possible and be careful with what you put in your mouth.”

6/6/14

Don’t touch that paper towel! High-speed hand dryers are cleaner, more environmentally friendly and save a bundle over time.

6/4/14

The University at Buffalo has awarded Presidential Scholarships to 22 students, a distinction reserved for the top 1 percent of students in each new freshman class. The scholarship covers full tuition, fees, housing, board and books for four years of undergraduate study.