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9/22/17

Two engineering students design an accessible tricycle that helps a former UB staff member return to a favorite pastime.

9/22/17

A new book co-edited by UB's Mulchand Patel discusses how the path to obesity may start before and just after birth.

9/22/17

Molly Anderson, executive director of CLOE, talks about the center's mission and why it co-sponsored Malala Yousafzai's lecture at UB.

9/22/17

UB engineers say early images of collapsed buildings in Mexico City do not mean that engineering failed across the region.

9/21/17

A newly formulated set of equations provides the framework for describing a special kind of ripple called an undular bore.

9/21/17

A grant to UB and the University of West Georgia will fund research to find new ways to support STEM by upgrading rural libraries.

9/21/17

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai tells a sold-out UB audience not to underestimate “the power you have in your voice.”

9/21/17

Pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking, a new RIA study has found.

9/20/17

A new recruitment approach and brand and identity strategy are fueling an increase in applications.

9/20/17

Color is a central tool for describing the world around us, for artists and scientists alike.

9/20/17

Arun Vishwanath says many of the decisions Apple has made over the years regarding its iPhones have been driven by design, not security.

9/20/17

UB staffer Leonard Binns is the embodiment of the proud father, with three sons starting medical and dental school at UB this semester.

 

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Drawing Fundamentals

Students learn the concepts and practices of drawing in this course offered by the Department of Art. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

Published September 21, 2017

Reinventing the electric guitar

As part of their senior design course, a team of students from the University at Buffalo’s Department of Electrical Engineering built an electronics unit that can turn any guitar into an electric guitar.

9/19/17

Students in Will Kinney's Descriptive Astronomy class fulfill their observation requirement at the telescope observatory atop Fronczak Hall. Photo: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki