Some incoming first-year students got a jump on their intro science courses by taking part in the Summer Science Workshops offered by the College of Arts and Sciences. The preparatory workshops were offered for students who will be taking introductory biological sciences or general chemistry or physics courses during their first year at UB. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki
Student volunteer Alexandra Dombrowski takes care of the bees that live in six hives in green space between Crofts Hall and Bizer Creek on the North Campus. Dombrowski, a rising senior majoring in biological sciences, worked with David Hoekstra, clinical assistant professor of biological sciences, to install the hives. The initiative aims to offer members of the UB community the opportunity to learn about beekeeping, as well as provide opportunities to conduct research on honey bees. Read the story. Photo: Douglas Levere
An article on Salon interviewed Nicholas Rajkovich about research that looked at 520 major cities around the world and calculated which ones were expected to experience a climate more similar to another region by 2050.
An article in The Washington Post about how to feed kids without resorting to “kid” food interviews Stephanie Anzman-Frasca.“We are born with a predisposition to accept sweet and reject bitter tastes, but children’s food preferences are malleable from there,” she said.