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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SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013
Apr22

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. Today we focus on a recent national intercampus achievement and groundbreaking systemwide...

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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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Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone
Mar19

Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Angelo Mazzone is an entrepreneur, educator, visionary, and family man.  He has taken advantage of his education at Hudson Valley Community College and Schenectady County Community College to build a hospitality empire in Upstate New York, and now gives back to the College in a handful of...

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Research: A New Medical Imaging Innovation from Stony Brook
Mar18

Research: A New Medical Imaging Innovation from Stony Brook

Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed a safer, less-intrusive method to administer MRI scans.  They have used a breakthrough substance, called graphene, to view higher-contrast images of scans and achieve those images less intrusively. Graphene is a one-atom-thick sheet of pure carbon arranged in a manner similar to graphite.  It has gained huge publicity in the past few months as researchers all over the world have...

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Research: Air Pollution May Affect State Forest Diversity
Feb04

Research: Air Pollution May Affect State Forest Diversity

Last summer, two SUNY Cortland students set out to examine Hoxie Gorge State Forest  in order to investigate whether pollution has impacted the forest diversity.  Faculty Mentor Dr. Timothy J. Baroni, a Distinguished Professor in Biological Sciences, advised the pair throughout the period. Ethan Childs and Nathan Francisco’s team surveyed lichen species within secondary succession forested areas of Hoxie Gorge, SUNY Cortland’s...

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