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8/29/16

Adviser Azita Safaie's eclectic approach to office furnishings puts students at ease and helps them learn.

8/29/16

A study on primates' slobber shows that adaptation isn’t just about creating new tools for survival — it’s also about tweaking the ones we have.

8/29/16

In the inaugural offering, artist Rodney McMillian recites LBJ's 1964 Michigan commencement address introducing the Great Society.

8/29/16

The university's revamped gen ed program aims to enrich students’ educational experience and prepare them to succeed in today’s world.

8/26/16

We’re changing our name, but not our commitment to being the go-to source for news for the UB community.

8/26/16

There are vantage points on all three campuses that offer ringside seats to life at UB and the revival of a city.

8/25/16

A UB-developed smartphone app may help people living with HIV stay on their meds.

8/24/16

The two-year, $7 million renovation transforms the Capen Hall library into a 21st-century learning environment.

8/24/16

UB welcomes new students to campus with a variety of fun-filled activities and informative programs.

8/23/16

Back from his 12th trip treating children in Syrian refugee camps, UB dentist Othman Shibly hopes to expand his mission.

8/23/16

National experts will address such topics as heavy drinking in young adults, dating violence, financing addiction treatment and tobacco use.

8/22/16

The contract with architecture firm CHA is a major step toward building a fieldhouse on campus.

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A day at the beach

Lake Erie is imperiled by microbial pollution, such as bacteria and viruses, which threaten our health and economy. UB researchers, supported by RENEW, are investigating potential pollution sources at Woodlawn Beach. The goal: to make sure our waters are safe to swim and fish in, and to protect coastal ecosystems. Photos: Onion Studio.

Published August 24, 2016

Interlocking UB Class of 2020

The University at Buffalo's (UB) Class of 2020 took part in the annual Opening Weekend tradition of forming the Interlocking UB.

The School of Dental Medicine held it 17th Annual White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 12, as 95 students took their first steps toward becoming dentists. A diverse group of students, the Class of 2020 speaks a total of 17 languages — not including sign language — with aspiring dentists from Lockport to South Korea.