The echo of 40 chattering children rises from the center of
UB’s Solar Strand on a cloudy August day. Kids enrolled in
the UB Child Care Center’s nine-week summer program gather on
recycled concrete slabs under one of the largest array of panels,
curiously taking in the scale of their surroundings.
UB architect Joyce Hwang’s latest animal architecture
creation is a bird-friendly public art installation that both
promotes awareness of local avian species and calls attention to a
common, but often invisible peril: bird-glass window
It’s no secret that men still hold the majority of
leadership positions in American companies. But new research from
the School of Management finds that when male-dominated work groups
foster collaboration and communication, it’s women who are
more likely to emerge as leaders.
On a warm July Wednesday, 30 international students approach the
boat launch at Lake LaSalle, the water sparkling in the abundant
summer sunshine. The students excitedly chat in their native
languages as they gather near the dock, ready to canoe and kayak
for the first time.
Nicole Hallett was talking to someone in Buffalo about the needs
of the city’s immigrant population. Hallett asked about wage
theft — when an employer cheats low-wage workers out of their
fair pay by requiring them to work off the clock or failing to pay