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2/17/17

The former U.S. attorney general told a UB audience on Thursday not to underestimate the power of protest.

2/17/17

Although it'll be spring break, it won't be quiet on the North Campus when more than 1,000 high school students arrive for Science Exploration Day.

2/17/17

Five faculty members argued for why their chosen field is vital to the post-apocalyptic world at the Life Raft Debate.

2/17/17

UClub2.0 is hosting an event for faculty, staff and their families featuring the popular video game.

2/16/17

Training can effectively build awareness of cultural differences, but results vary based on content and length of initiatives, a UB study has found.

2/16/17

The WNY Medical Scholarship awarded to UB med student Dean Salem is the first of three to be funded by Catholic Health.

2/15/17

Fenice Boyd has received the Albert J. Kingston Award from the Literacy Research Association for her service to the group.

2/15/17

UB engineers have found that one compressed stent sometimes is more effective than two overlapping stents when treating brain aneurysms.

2/14/17

Economics prof Zhiqiang Liu will lead the entity that supports education and research about Chinese language and culture.

2/14/17

R. Lorraine Collins was a member of National Academies panel that produced a landmark report on the health effects of cannabis.

2/13/17

UB is the first testing ground for Bestest, which allows users to instantly poll any of their contacts, or even larger groups.

2/13/17

An authoritarian leadership style does not work well in complex, dynamic environments, UB leadership expert Paul Tesluk says.

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Telling his story

The "Telling My Story: Communicating with Digital Confidence" workshop series kicked off Feb. 15 with a talk by Jeff Polish, founder and executive director of The Monti, an organization that aims to create community through storytelling. The series is designed to help students acquire the digital media skills needed to effectively tell a unique story and engage others. Photos: Douglas Levere

Published February 16, 2017

Look to the cookie

In the ranks of what really matters among all things UB, there are those who insist few UB experiences surpass the reputation and identity of the renowned, celebrated and hand-crafted UB cookie. Read the full story

2/10/17

Construction has begun on the second phase of the Heart of the Campus project that will create a “one-stop shop” for student services on the ground floor of Capen Hall. Photo: Douglas Levere