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The College of Arts and Sciences' Distinguished Visiting Scholar will use the award for a project on the U.S. Postal Service.

Zoom image: Harumo Sato's “Megumu Megumi (Gift, Gifted)” hangs from the first-floor ceiling of One World Café. Photo: Douglas Levere

New pieces on display in One World Café are part of a broader initiative to exhibit more public art on campus.

The recently retired dance professor reflects on a nearly 50-year career at UB.

Art professor Millie Chen's SRS project weaves new songs of dissent into the land, broadcasting distinct, unruly voices on an ancient Eurasian migration route.  

Part of a UB research project, the combat veterans' photos explore their return to civilian life and search for meaningful social connections after war.  

UB-led research describes how a gene called Kdm6b helps motor neurons diversify into crucial subtypes.

Edreys Wajed’s impressive artwork can be seen and admired throughout Buffalo, and his experience as an MFA student at UB has helped him expand his network.

UB researchers focus on breaking down PFAS, a family of highly persistent pollutants that can accumulate in people’s bodies, and in wildlife.

A study by anthropologist Nicholas Holowka has found that heavily cushioned shoes does not impact running style.

Perched on the sliding seat, with her feet secured in shoes attached to the boat, Katie Barnum, web developer for the College of Arts and Sciences, pushes the 27-foot scull away from the dock.

In a new study, genetically engineered E. coli eat glucose, then help turn it into molecules found in gasoline.

Student pianist Marcus Lolo gives new meaning to community-minded undergraduates.

Mame-Fatou Niang, a visiting scholar studying Blackness in contemporary France, is teaching a seminar this semester as the Melodia E. Jones Endowed Chair.

This is a story about taking a chance. It is a story about the power of education and mentorship.
Professor Howard Lasker is one of the world’s foremost experts on coral reefs
Delivering a biology course consisting of lectures and in-person labs to over 1,000 students has always been a challenge. Throw in a pandemic, quarantine and a mid-semester mandate to move the course entirely online in 10 days and you’ve got the potential for an educational disaster.
Joan Linder from the Department of Art helps to improve upon the best laid plans while teaching a hybrid class.

Dalanda Jalloh, UB’s latest recipient of a Boren Scholarship, fights food insecurity as she spends part of her senior year studying in Senegal.

Although she had never written for the mainstream, UB English professor Carine Mardorossian was determined to help a hospice physician write his book.

Timothy Cook moonlights as an artist, with projects binding his two passions: science and drawing.

The study led by UB psychologist Jamie Ostrov will measure the nervous system to better understand the role of family and peer adversity.

As a live content correspondent, sophomore Michael Hunter films crucial plays for the Buffalo Bills and opposing teams’ social media accounts.

UB alumnus George Kelley has entrusted his extensive pulp fiction collection to the UB Libraries.

Biology student Alex Dombrowski has turned her passion for bees into a physical, lasting legacy on campus.

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