From Buffalo botanicals to Broadway blockbusters, technical
director Jonathan Shimon makes theater dreams come true. Now, this
UB alum-turned-faculty is showing his students the ropes.
As part of a weeklong residency at UB, the Wooster Group will
perform “The B-Side,” its critically acclaimed show
based on an album by SUNY Distinguished Professor Bruce
Coral reefs in the Caribbean took a beating from last
year’s hurricanes. A research team co-led by UB got an early
look at the damage (see
video)—a first step in understanding reef recovery.
The false missile alert that sparked chaos in Hawaii was the
result of a poorly designed alert system that lacked safeguards
against human error, says a UB engineer.
A UB professor recommends screening at-risk youth on probation
for poverty, abuse and family dysfunction to better identify
untreated mental health problems.
New UB research has discovered redundancy in our taste system,
shedding light on how our cells detect flavors in foods such as
bacon, sugar and coffee.
UB’s revamped and highly customizable general education
program promotes intellectual exploration to enrich students’
UB surges in the Wall Street Journal/ Times Higher Education
College Rankings, coming in at 117th overall out of 1,000 schools,
24th among publics and 1st among NYS publics.
The university has launched an identity and brand strategy that
will ensure UB's story is told in a consistent, compelling and
UB’s Communities of Excellence unite faculty and students
across disciplines to address global challenges head on.
UB’s School of Dental Medicine is adding new services to
its annual Give Kids a Smile Day, providing free dental exams,
cleanings, treatment and more to hundreds of area children.
As a testament to our quality, UB makes the list of Top 10 Large
Schools in the Northeast in The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher
UB students can hit the ice rink at Buffalo’s Canalside,
on an excursion organized by the Office of International Student
and Scholar Services.
Citizen Planning School, to be held at UB this spring, brings
people together to implement ideas for improving their communities.
The application period is underway.
Every Friday, faculty, staff and students sport UB gear and show
off their true blue pride. Join us!
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