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Students participate in a sustainability forum, one of the many ways in which the UB community keeps its pulse on topics and issues in sustainability.

There’s a lot happening in sustainability at UB. Visit this page for the latest news and updates.

Grow House

UB students and faculty have started construction on the GRoW Home, a 1,108-square-foot, solar-powered house that produces twice the energy it consumes.

Broken Iphone

A UB professor, Sara Behdad, and industry partner, PC Rebuilders and Recyclers, received a $280,000 National Science Foundation grant to examine issues which contribute to e-waste. 

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The Princeton Review has rated the University at Buffalo as one of the nation’s best colleges and universities for high-quality degree programs, affordability and career prospects.

Solar City Buffalo project

A group of Buffalo Public Schools students are responsible for the award-winning idea that claimed a regional prize as the “Most Inspiring Essay” in the 2014 Future City Competition.

Members of the Geology Department on Groundhog Day

Harsh winter weather couldn’t stop UB geologists from holding their annual Groundhog Day cookout.


“Innovation Nation,” a new CBS show, came to campus to interview Professor James Jensen and his students, including Deshawn Henry, about their water lens project.