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WISE MOVE SUPPORTS WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
A collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UB's Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program provides support and extracurricular opportunities to female students in the STEM fields with the goal of increasing recruitment, retention and success.

University News


UB GAME GOES NATIONWIDE
The UB men's basketball team will host Akron tomorrow night, Feb. 24. Can't make it to North Campus for the game? Tune in to CBS Sports Network at 8 p.m and watch the action from home!


STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE
iPad Minis, Fitbits, fitness gear and other prizes are up for grabs this spring as the School of Public Health and Health Professions' Step Challenge returns for a second year. The challenge—free and open to everyone—aims to promote more active, healthier lifestyles. 

Research Spotlight


SURVEY SAYS: APP PROVIDES QUICK AND EASY POLLING
UB is the first testing ground for Bestest, an app for instant polling. Users can ask the opinions of a small number of their friends or survey much larger groups. 


IMMIGRATION AND CRIME STUDY
Contrary to claims that neighborhoods with immigrants have increased crime rates, a UB-led study finds no link between the two, plus evidence of reduced robberies, burglaries and murder in areas with higher levels of immigration.


UB People


MATERIALS RESEARCH PROFESSOR RECOGNIZED
Quanxi Jia, a world-renowned scholar in materials science at UB, has been elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).



HONORED FOR LITERARY RESEARCH
The nation’s most prominent literacy research organization has honored UB faculty member Fenice Boyd with the Albert J. Kingston Award for her contributions to the association and to the academic community.

At Buffalo Magazine


ENGINEERING HISTORY
It will take 220 million pounds of steel, 300,000 cubic yards of concrete and more than 5,800 workers to build the New NY Bridge—and seven UB alumni are helping to bring it all together.

In My Opinion

Whether you were on the field or a fan in the stands, what was your favorite intramural or intercollegiate-level sport at UB? Tell us, and your response may be in an upcoming issue of At Buffalo magazine.

You can read responses to last month's question by clicking here.

Join the Conversation


Heard On Campus

HOLDER SPEAKS TO
PACKED ARENA



"In celebrating Dr. King’s accomplishments, we need to see him for who he really was. A man of great courage who helped guide dramatic change, and as a result, worked to shape our society and nation.”  

— Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, speaking at UB’s 41st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration in Alumni Arena on the North Campus.
>> Learn more.

Events and Programs

Rochester: UB vs. Ohio Men's Basketball Watch Party | Feb. 28: Cheer on the Bulls with your fellow alumni at Otter Lodge Pub and Grill! No registration necessary. Game begins at 6 p.m.

DC: Alumni Panel on Terrorism and National Security | March 9: Join fellow UB graduates and guests for a discussion on critical issues that confront our country daily. >> Learn more.

Buffalo: UB@Noon: Engineering to Photojournalism with Marcus Yam | March 22:
Hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning alum Marcus Yam about his career evolution.

>> Learn more.

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Learn how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of manufacturing. TCIE's Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology 10-course series is available online. >> Enroll

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