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5/17/17

New research co-led by UB's Victor Albert highlights the genomic underpinnings that help make the carnivorous bladderwort a ferocious hunter.

5/16/17

Yu-Ping Chang and Sahn-Wook Huh have received the Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award from the Student Association.

5/16/17

The School of Public Health and Health Professions’ 2017 Step Challenge was a rousing success, with 1,700 participants taking more than 300 million steps.

5/16/17

New research on myelination by UB scientists reveals a pathway and a possible therapeutic option.

5/15/17

Students in an architecture studio develop design concepts for teller-less banks and libraries that nourish mind and body.

5/15/17

The UB Libraries' subscription to the Rock’s Backpages database offers UB users a pathway to when the music moved and mattered.

5/15/17

The student-run group is back to recycle items that get tossed in a dumpster at the end of the year.

5/12/17

Construction of UB's new medical school building creates opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses.

5/12/17

The idiom that suggests “walking a mile in their shoes” turns out to be problematic advice.

5/12/17

Seven students received Fulbright awards and two won Boren Scholarships, another sign of UB's success in winning elite awards.

5/11/17

The awards being presented at the annual ceremony honor alumni and friends of the university.

5/11/17

An idea for an underwater WiFi network to detect algae blooms earns the ExtremeComms Lab team of engineering students $15,000.

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Great grads

Nearly 6,000 students received degrees during commencement exercises this month. UB photographers were there to capture the excitement as graduates received their diplomas during the two College of Arts and Sciences ceremonies. See more photos from the morning and afternoon ceremonies. Photos: Douglas Levere and Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

Published May 23, 2017

The Future of Health Care

This spring, the School of Management launched a new speaker series to examine key issues facing organizations and society today. The inaugural event, "After the Affordable Care Act: A Nonpartisan Conversation on the Future of Health Care," brought together local health care leaders for a wide-ranging discussion on health care reform.

There’s much happier news to report on the UB falcon front this spring. The four eggs Dixie laid a month ago have hatched. Watch UB’s Falcon Cam to see Dixie and Yankee take care of their new arrivals.