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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.

Solar Strand

UB's Solar Strand is featured on the Wall Street Journal’s list of “Best Architecture of 2014.”

Engineering students in Slee Hall with handmade wind turbines

More than 450 freshman engineering students presented their wind energy projects as part of the final awards ceremony for the "Engineering Principles" class.

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UB was named among the 50 most “green” universities in the United States by Online Schools Center, a website that features higher education news.

Solar Strand

UB has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools as one of the 2014 “Best of Green Schools.”


A new study led by geophysicist Beata Csatho, UB associate professor of geology, provides what the authors think is the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland’s ice is vanishing.


Five UB Honors College students worked with UB Sustainability to help the Western New York Environmental Alliance and its roughly 100 member groups become a more inclusive organization.