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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.

3/17/17
A UB PhD candidate is pursuing ideas that could bring a hydrogen-generating device to your car and prevent your lithium-ion battery from wearing out. And he is building a company to bring these breakthroughs to market.
3/16/17
The biggest problem of the 21st century, according to civil rights expert john a. powell, is the problem of “othering,” or focusing on our differences as individual deficits instead of collective strengths.
3/16/17
The Falcon 9 rocket that blasted into space Sunday contains 5,500 pounds of cargo, including potatoes that eventually will make their home at UB.
3/14/17
The University at Buffalo’s Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and Buffalo Environmental Law Journal brought together noted experts to discuss how law and policy can help society address the changing climate, and the justice issues those changes raise, as part of “The Changing Climate: Reflections on Current Law, Policy, Justice and Regulation.”
3/14/17
Thousands of ants converge to follow the most direct path from their colony to their food and back; a swarm of inexpensive, unmanned drones quickly map an offshore oil spill.
3/3/17
As the waves crashed over the break wall in the distance and waterfowl swirled about in search of prey, UB sophomore Mark Geraci chatted with a local dairy farmer seated next to him inside the Buffalo Yacht Club about issues affecting the future of Lake Erie.