Computer Interprets Human Emotion Better Than Humans
Apr07

Computer Interprets Human Emotion Better Than Humans

If anybody was still doubting the advent of artificial intelligence, researchers may now prove that they’re faking reluctance. Scientists have found that a computer–vision system can distinguish between real or faked expressions of pain in a person more accurately than humans can. The team, from the University at Buffalo, the University of California, San Diego and the University of Toronto, says that even facial recognition...

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Buffalo Public School Kids Urged to Focus on High-Growth Career Tracks in New York
Apr03

Buffalo Public School Kids Urged to Focus on High-Growth Career Tracks in New York

As the tulips break through the lawns of Western New York this April, City of Buffalo Public School students will celebrate more than just the sun shining; local college students will convene in Buffalo schools to highlight science, technology, engineering, and math–and how immersing yourself in these disciplines can lift up your career and community. Dubbed Science Week, the immersion is for a good reason. It’s not a...

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Texting While Walking Can Be More Dangerous Than Distracted Driving
Mar31

Texting While Walking Can Be More Dangerous Than Distracted Driving

We’ve all seen or heard public service announcements warning against the use of cell phones while driving. We’ve all become aware of tragic car accidents that could have been avoided if someone had just put their phone away. But what about the dangers of texting while walking? As it turns out, they’re often severely overlooked. In fact, more injuries per mile occur from distracted walking than distracted driving,...

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15 Stars Who Attended SUNY
Feb03

15 Stars Who Attended SUNY

SUNY’s 64 unique campuses throughout the State of New York provide a wide array of opportunity, offering an amazing depth and breadth of undergraduate academic programs — over 5,000 total. Almost every academic program is available somewhere within SUNY, and our past and current students have used that to their advantage. All of SUNY’s 3 million alumni have made an impact on the world. For some, that impact included...

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7 Campuses Ranked Among 2014 Best Value Public Colleges by Princeton Review
Jan28

7 Campuses Ranked Among 2014 Best Value Public Colleges by Princeton Review

The Princeton Review’s 2014 list of Best Value Public Colleges was released today, and once again 7 SUNY schools are a part of the list. Binghamton University ranked in the top 10 of the list of 150 schools across the nation. The schools were assessed based on analysis of admissions, tuition and financial aid data – all indicators of how well a school’s students can earn a degree without breaking the bank. Binghamton...

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Energy Efficiency Projects at SUNY to Save $3.5M/Year, Build Cleaner Communities
Jan23

Energy Efficiency Projects at SUNY to Save $3.5M/Year, Build Cleaner Communities

Governor Cuomo Announces Energy Efficiency Projects at 10 SUNY Campuses to Save $3.5 Million Per Yer and Build Cleaner Communities Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the State University of New York (SUNY) to undertake energy efficiency measures at 10 SUNY campuses that will save the university system $3.5 million each year and contribute to cleaner communities. The...

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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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Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)
Jan10

Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)

A man proposed to his girlfriend this January using lights on a high-rise residence hall at the University at Buffalo.  The photograph was posted online January 8, saying, “My bestfriend proposed to his girlfriend last week with a 10-story college dormitory.”  As of Friday midday, the picture had over 430,000 views on imgur and nearly 4,000 up-votes on reddit. As it turns out, the couple met at the University at Buffalo....

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