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12/9/16

After a career as an auto mechanic servicing Audis and Porsches, Russ Pizzo is now studying to be a physician at the UB medical school.

12/9/16

The third annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition attracted 83 entries from 26 states for judging by a UB panel.

12/9/16

Provost Charles Zukoski and Vice President Laura Hubbard reported on UB's finances at Thursday's PSS meeting.

12/9/16

John Wood talks about concern on campus regarding the Trump administration's rhetoric on immigration and UB's policies regarding international students and scholars.

12/9/16

Marsha Lewis has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh College of Nursing.

12/8/16

Yu-Ping Chang has been recognized by the Gerontological Society of America for her research on aging.

12/8/16

Chemistry professor Joseph Gardella will join the board that advises the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on scientific and technical issues.

12/7/16

The Neurocognition Science Laboratory is exploring the educational potential of virtual reality.

12/7/16

New research reveals surprising information about the Greenland Ice Sheet’s volatility, according to UB geologist Jason Briner.

12/7/16

Through SUNY's Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation program, UB works to increase STEM degrees earned by underrepresented students.

12/7/16

Churches and other faith-based organizations can help mothers of color deal with postpartum depression, a UB study has found.

12/6/16

A UB team studying SLC4A11, involved in a rare disease that results in vision loss, says it regulates pH imbalance so corneal cells function normally.

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Celebrating computer science

Nearly 600 people filled Davis Hall on Dec. 5 for CSE Kid's Day, an event hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The event, led by UB students, featured a variety of kid-friendly, interactive projects designed to promote computer science. Photos: Chad Cooper

Published December 7, 2016

Helping refugees in Buffalo and beyond

UB is playing a key role in helping Western New York's thriving refugee population.

Paintings created by children from UB's Early Childhood Research Center were the prizes in a raffle held on Nov. 28 and organized by University Communications to benefit the Campaign for the Community. Read more Photo: Douglas Levere