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“Light, Line, Color and Space” celebrates work from the UB Art Galleries’ permanent collection.


UB chemist Jason Benedict shares his insights on these winter wonders.


The ongoing University Facilities project aims to make the roadway that loops around the academic spine more pedestrian-friendly.


The switch in Christchurch, New Zealand, may help minimize damage to buildings and enhance the city’s resilience in future quakes.


The two UB programs again were included in U.S. News’ annual ranking of the best online programs.


The UB librarian is the first from SUNY to take part in the highly competitive executive training program.


UB researchers have identified a new chemical pathway that helps the brain detect sweet, savory and bitter flavors.


UB’s Department of Library and Information Studies is shifting the focus from managing books to managing information.


Faculty and IT staff are working together to help faculty improve their use of technology.


On the first day of classes in the new home of the Jacobs School, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul had a message for medical students.


The annual ceremony honoring UB's first chancellor took a different tack, focusing on aspects of his legacy that “we’re less proud of.”


UB received a shoutout in the State of the State address for the key role it is playing in the advancement of autonomous vehicles.

Sustainability in Costa Rica

UB engineering students taking John Atkinson's Winter Session course "Costa Rica: Sustainability in Latin America" traveled to the Central American country for a 17-day tour of a nation that regularly ranks in the top 5 percent of the most sustainable countries in the world. Photos: Douglas Levere

Published January 23, 2018

Heart-safe medicine

UB spinoff Cytocybernetics, led by faculty members Glenna Bett and Randall Rasmusson, is advancing technology to test how new pharmaceuticals affect the heart's electrical activity. Read the fiull story


If you can't beat them, join them. Some sophomores test the old adage with a rousing game of football in Kunz Field on the North Campus on another snowy day in Western New York. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki