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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.

 

9/20/17

A PSS-sponsored panel addressed the divisive issues surrounding inclusion and free speech that have exploded on campuses across the nation.

9/19/17

Organizers of this year's Homecoming and Family Weekend promises the event will be bigger and better than ever.

9/19/17

Brenda Moore will lead a panel on the racial- and gender-based health disparities in veterans.

9/19/17

Members of the Communities of Excellence gathered to review the impact they have had on education, scholarship and outreach.

9/18/17

The Gender Institute's “She Persists” symposium will look at Buffalo's women innovators, past and present.

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1Diefendorf

Students on the South Campus have their own one-stop shop for services in 1Diefendorf in Diefendorf Hall. Photos: Douglas Levere

Published September 26, 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