Craig Cygan believes getting rid of students’ worst enemy requires man’s best friend.
Cygan is the owner and founder of Borders on Patrol, a local goose management company that trains and utilizes border collies to scare away nuisance goose populations.read more >>
Over the last two years, students have prevented more than five tons of material from being dumped into landfills.
UBReUSE, a student-run move-out program within the Office of Sustainability, collects and refurbishes unwanted appliances, furniture and clothing at the end of each semester.read more >>
Julia Bottoms said she believes art will save us from our own ignorance.read more >>
Maliheh Karamigolbaghi said she often feels homesick and miserable around the Persian New Year, so she wanted to host a Nowruz celebration to help alleviate homesickness that many Iranian students may feel.read more >>
BERLIN –– Ibo Omari is a swastika hunter.
He travels Germany, searching for swastikas sprayed on walls and obliterates them.
He’s removed the symbol –– once an ancient sign of luck and prosperity, now synonymous with Nazis –– from playgrounds, backyards, public transportation buildings and elevators.read more >>
If it was broke, it could be fixed in the Student Union on Monday.
Close to 30 volunteers repaired small appliances and educated students on managing waste at the Points of Intervention tour in the SU. Repair stations were scattered throughout the SU lobby, along with educational tables for DIY-home goods, DIY-sewing kits and proper wire rolling instructions. The UB-hosted tour runs with the Post Landfill Action Network.read more >>
Andrew Meyer has attended every Student Association Comedy Series since 2015. The event is on March 30 this year, the first night of the Jewish holiday Passover. Meyer will not be able to attend this year’s Comedy Series because he will be home on Long Island for the holiday.read more >>
Law school students discussed their concerns, with puppy mills, in O’Brian Hall on Monday.
The discussion, hosted by the law school’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, featured Gary Willoughby, the CEO and president of Erie County’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.read more >>
Cryptocurrency –– digitalized money or assets –– has a unique stance in the financial market: its value will not be backed by any banks or government.
With a current frenzy for cryptocurrency, UB Blockchains & Cryptocurrency Club is bringing interested students together. Members of the club are taught cryptocurrency’s financial impact and the technology behind how the currency obtains its value.read more >>
Alberto O. Cappas founded PODER with a goal. He wanted an outlet for Puerto Rican students at UB.
Cappas and other founding members aimed to bring reformist and radical techniques to PODER, based on clubs like Black Student Union.read more >>
BERLIN – From outside, the former industrial power station looks blocky and unappealing. Inside, it teems with life as vines cling to the walls and ceilings, and packs of 30-something fashionistas and 60-something fashion insiders comb makeshift stands for Berlin’s next big trend.read more >>
Love is a universal language, but everyone views and forms relationships in different ways. UB’s international student body represents more than 110 countries, each with its own dating culture.
Many Asian countries have traditions and values when it comes to dating, marriage and sex and more often than not, domestic students have misconceptions about how international students date.read more >>
Across the academic complex on Wednesday mornings, many students were concerned to see fliers posted with text like “#ENDWOMENSRIGHTS.”read more >>
Forget about Optimus Prime, Megatron and Starscream.
UB engineers made Cybertron a reality in the middle of the Student Union.
Ben Coleman, a sophomore electrical engineering major, represented the robotics department during this year’s Bot Wars competition. Part of Engineering Week, Bot Wars is an annual battle of student metallic creations.read more >>
Principal investigators met Thursday to discuss UB’s purchase of a driverless Olli bus. The bus, composed of 3D printed material, does not come with a steering wheel and uses 360-degree sensors to drive. The passenger bus seats 12 people and runs on an electrical charge.read more >>
The library at Abbott Hall is still in operation over a third of a century since it opened, preserving its history in its collection and architecture. The building features vintage woodwork study areas, like the Austin Flint Reading Room’s carved interior lit up by chandeliers. The library houses students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences as well as dental students and others.read more >>
The Albright-Knox rewrote history on Saturday, celebrating black female artists.
The gallery opened its latest exhibit this weekend, “We Wanted A Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85.” The exhibit, curated by the Brooklyn Museum, highlights over 200 pieces that encompass a time where black women artists were often underscored, devalued or overlooked.read more >>
When Heather Petri’s grandfather passed away on Feb. 7, she wanted to say goodbye.
But UB would not let her see him.read more >>