Recent News

  • Pitch for a purpose
    9/1/23
    The University at Buffalo’s Blackstone LaunchPad (UB’s idea and innovation incubator in the Student Union) is hosting the Pitch for a Purpose Design Challenge, which the EVS Department is instrumental in judging!
  • EVS Affiliated Professor Diana Aga, PhD, (Department of Chemistry) is awarded a $3 million NFS award to find other causes of antimicrobial resistance.
    8/31/23
    The 34-acre forest that sits on the northwestern edge of the UB North Campus has copious, year-round biodiversity. But the best-kept secrets of Letchworth Teaching Forest — the salamanders — lie beneath the ground, only emerging to the surface each spring.
  • Learning STEM teaching tactics during EarthEd week.
    8/2/23
    With its close proximity to the Great Lakes and incredible geological history, Western New York is a prime location to learn about the Earth and its inner workings — especially if you’re a local teacher looking to bring new tools and techniques to your classroom.
  • Former Student in the Front Page
    6/29/23
    Philip Stamer, a graduate student from the Environmental Studies BS program appeared in the cover of the magazine "Idaho Game Warden" issued by Idaho Department of Fish and Game! But more importantly he wrote an article "A Win for Wildlife" about his role as Senior Conservation Officer in the release of bycatch. 
  • Think Globally, Write Locally
    8/2/23
    "Think Globally, Write Locally: An Environmental Writing Workshop" was a class taught in Spring 2023 where students researched, produced prose, revised, edited, and designed their own publication. The students rose to the challenge – stretching beyond passing grades to produce published pieces that they were proud of.
  • Students explore secrets of Letchworth Teaching Forest
    6/29/23
    The 34-acre forest that sits on the northwestern edge of the UB North Campus has copious, year-round biodiversity. But the best-kept secrets of Letchworth Teaching Forest — the salamanders — lie beneath the ground, only emerging to the surface each spring.
  • Sustainability’s SLICE Awards seek to inspire change
    6/29/23
    UB faculty member Susan Spierre Clark puts it simply: “More activism means more change.” The change that Clark, assistant professor in the Department of Environment and Sustainability, College of Arts and Sciences, refers to is that which can mitigate the harmful effects of a warming climate. The activism part is a nod to what members of the UB community can do to be part of that change