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You may have heard of the material graphene: Made from a single layer of carbon atoms, it’s exceedingly thin, light and strong. Its unique properties have engineers dreaming of futuristic technologies, like ultra-high-speed transistors and feather-light composites for building aircraft. Its huge potential for novel applications also has been recognized by the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics.
With the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on April 28 in four cases that ultimately will determine whether same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry in every state, UB Law School faculty member Michael Boucai will offer a primer on the issue during a brown bag lecture sponsored by the LGBTQ Faculty & Staff Association.
More than 100,000 persons in the U.S. currently are waiting for a life-saving or life-improving organ, but an average of 18 people die daily waiting for an organ and about 132 people are added to the waiting list per day.
The Department of Music will conclude its 2014-15 concert season with two faculty recitals.
A celebration of the life of UB faculty member Susan M. Nochajski will be held at 4:30 p.m. May 1 in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall, South Campus.
In rural Kenya, a footbridge can mean the difference between life and death.
A group of UB experts and students will hold a panel discussion on ways to strengthen efforts to make UB more accessible to underrepresented communities.
UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention again joins forces with Hodgson Russ LLP and M&T Bank for another “BAND Against Bullying” school arts competition at 7 p.m. April 28 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
The Dover Quartet, which swept all the prizes at the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition in 2013, will make its first Buffalo appearance on April 22 at UB.
The spring concert of the Zodiaque Dance Ensemble, one of UB’s resident student dance companies, will take place April 17-19 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.