New York Research Team Develops Underwater Wi-Fi
Jan21

New York Research Team Develops Underwater Wi-Fi

Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don’t go underwater. That may soon change because University at Buffalo researchers are developing a deep-sea Internet. The technological breakthrough could lead to improvements in tsunami detection, offshore oil and natural gas exploration, surveillance, pollution monitoring and other activities. “A submerged wireless network will give us an unprecedented ability...

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Not Just Earth Day at UB
Apr22

Not Just Earth Day at UB

Food service doesn’t end at the table; leftovers and scraps must be disposed of. Doing so in an environmentally responsible way—especially at Crossroads Culinary Center, University at Buffalo’s busiest dining hall where 2,000 students eat daily—can be a daunting task. When university leaders couldn’t find existing models to guide their efforts, they turned to a program started by UB students. Known as the “canal,” the 32-foot,...

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UB Unveils Design for New Downtown Medical School
Apr15

UB Unveils Design for New Downtown Medical School

The University at Buffalo publicly unveiled the design for its new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building to be constructed on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in downtown Buffalo. At more than half a million gross square feet, the $375 million steel-framed building will be one of the largest constructed in Buffalo in decades. A groundbreaking for the new seven-story building is set for fall, and construction is...

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Bobby Hurley Named University at Buffalo Men’s Basketball Head Coach
Apr08

Bobby Hurley Named University at Buffalo Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Bobby Hurley, one of the most iconic figures in college basketball history, has been named the 12th head men’s basketball coach at the University at Buffalo. He joins UB from the University of Rhode Island, where he has been serving as associate head coach. He was hired as an assistant coach at Wagner College in 2010, and spent two seasons with the Seahawks, playing a critical role in rebuilding the men’s basketball team....

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A New Direction for Space Industry
Dec10

A New Direction for Space Industry

Some of the biggest names in aeronautics came to Buffalo for SpaceVision 2012, the nation’s largest student-run space conference. And this year, it was hosted by the University at Buffalo’s chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). In a nod to changing times, the conference theme was “Crossroads: How Our Generation Will Take Us to the Space Frontier.” Two UB alumni were among the presenters: Christopher...

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Take a Risk. Start a Company. Launch a Social Enterprise.
Nov28

Take a Risk. Start a Company. Launch a Social Enterprise.

It takes hard work and guts to transform a great idea into a viable business or community organization, but University at Buffalo students are doing it every day with support from the university. Each of the entrepreneurs profiled below endured long hours and surprising obstacles to succeed. None regretted it.   Two childhood friends, Eric Reich, J.D. and MBA ’02, and Michael Weisman, MBA ’01, turned UB’s $25,000...

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UB Faculty Awarded Grant by NFL Charities to Study Concussion Treatments
Nov02

UB Faculty Awarded Grant by NFL Charities to Study Concussion Treatments

University at Buffalo sports medicine researchers have been awarded $100,000 from NFL Charities to develop the most objective, scientific method of determining when an athlete who has had a concussion can safely return to play. NFL Charities, the charitable foundation of the National Football League owners, has awarded the 18-month grant to researchers at the Concussion Management Clinic in the Department of Orthopaedics, UB School of...

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UB Pharmacy Returns to City of Buffalo with Opening of Kapoor Hall
Oct17

UB Pharmacy Returns to City of Buffalo with Opening of Kapoor Hall

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 28, the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences officially opened its new home, John and Editha Kapoor Hall, named for alumnus John N. Kapoor and his late wife, Editha. Beginning in 1986, through the John and Editha Kapoor Charitable Foundation, the couple has given back to the pharmacy school to support research, graduate fellowships and renovation of the South Campus facility. The...

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