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News about upcoming UB events that may be of interest to the media.


UB will host a public discussion Tuesday, led by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and State Education Department Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia, on TeachNY, a new statewide effort to address the teacher shortage and improve professional development for practicing educators.


The University at Buffalo will continue its celebration of summer tonight  with UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family.


The event, featuring elected officials and researchers, will highlight cutting-edge transportation research.


Some Buffalo teens are headed to camp this weekend, but it’s not your typical summer camp. Instead, 60 inner-city middle and high school students will spend June 11-12 at the Nor-Ton Red Jacket Club in North Tonawanda to learn how to better manage their asthma.


Select students at the New York State Science Congress will receive scholarship offers from UB.


Student teams will present their ideas this weekend for ways to improve sanitation needs for school-aged children in low- and middle-income locales around the world.


More than 100 high school students from underrepresented and underserved groups will present their 2016 capstone projects on genomics and bioinformatics on Friday, May 20, in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.


Student volunteers will be stationed at three housing locations on UB's North Campus today through Sunday to collect furniture, electronics and other items students no longer want as they move out.


Thousands of UB students will don caps and gowns this week as families fly in from around the world to attend UB’s commencement celebrations.


More than 200 UB student volunteers plan to fan out throughout the Buffalo community volunteering nearly 600 hours of service as part of UB Pride & Service Day.