Since 2001, UB has hosted International Education Week as a way to showcase the diversity of its campus community as well as its international programs and outreach.read more >>
The Student Association, along with several offices like the Intercultural and Diversity Center, brought the self-described “business/art project/social experiment” to UB. Dear World centers around photographing people who have encouraging and powerful messages written on themselves. According to Jonah Evans, the executive producer of Dear World, more than 200 students participated in the photo shoot in the Student Union.read more >>
Milan, a UB alumnus and Buffalo native, was the keynote speaker for the third annual Sex, Gender, Health Symposium on Nov. 4 and 5, sponsored by the Gender Institute and co-sponsored by the offices of UB Campus Living, Intercultural Diversity Center, Student Engagement, Wellness Education Services, Gay & Lesbian Youth Services (GLYS) and Buffalo Women’s Services.read more >>
Since she was 3 years old, Julia Slyer knew she wanted to be an Ironman. In October, she realized her dream for the third time, coming in fourth in her age group at the Ironman World Championships in Conah, Hawaii.read more >>
Well, we’ve all been there. It’s Sunday morning and you feel like a bus has hit you. It can be a struggle to get out of bed but your one motivation to be productive is food.
The biggest struggle of all might be to have to decide what meal would be the perfect cure for your hangover.
Check out this list of best hangover food near UB’s campuses.read more >>
While students and locals have historically clashed in the University Heights neighborhood over loud parties and drunken behavior, the two parties worked together this weekend to better curbside aesthetics in the Heights.read more >>
Come the month of November, men suddenly stop shaving.
They’re not upset with Gillette – they’re participating in No-Shave November, also called Movember.
The family of Matthew Hill, a father of eight from Chicago who passed away in 2007 from colon cancer, started No-Shave November in 2009.read more >>
Sthulmiller is just one of about 300 veterans taking classes at UB and adjusting to life outside the military and warzones for a chance at a college education.
There are programs like the UB Veterans Association that allow veterans to come together and form a community on campus. Nicholas Manfredi, the president of the organization, wants to expand the organization to all of the veterans on campus.read more >>
It’s hard to find the motivation to start a workout routine without a consistent gym partner. Cesar Carrion has found an entire fitness family since starting his journey last fall, when he was at his heaviest weight of 191 pounds.read more >>
You don’t have to love nature to go to a park. Maybe you need a cheap date idea – as all of these are free to enter – want to exercise or just plain need space from your roommate stealing all the Wi-Fi. Here’s a list of some places worth your time in fresh air, near and far, big and small.read more >>
The seemingly-inevitable, infamous “freshman 15” is dreaded by first-year college students. Freshmen are warned months before they arrive on campus to watch what they eat, get enough sleep and frequent the gym to ward off extra weight gain. But where does this weight gain stem from and why is it so prevalent in this select group of students?read more >>
If you want to start running – whether it’s to get in shape, try something new or get outside more – the fall season with its moderate temperatures is the best time of the year to do it. Here are some simple, concrete tips to crutch you through the beginnings of a life-long love of hitting the pavement.read more >>
Mia Mingus, an advocate for disability justice and awareness, spoke to over 200 UB students on Tuesday night at her event Beyond Access: an Introduction to Disability Justice. Mingus, who is disabled because of a weakened right leg, became an advocate for disability justice and awareness after attending many social justice events and realizing that there were never any advocates for disability justice in attendance.read more >>
The African Student Association (ASA) held its annual African Awareness Week this past week, highlighting different African cultures and their unique contrast with American culture through events for the UB community. It aimed to demonstrate that “African” culture is an umbrella term for a continent encompassing many different countries with different ethnicities and traditions.read more >>
SATO Ramen opened its doors in September in the heart of the University Heights. The simplified, Ramen-focused menu and brightly lit, Japanese-influenced interior transposes the trendy looks of SATO’s Elmwood Avenue location to its newly opened restaurant.read more >>
Speakiesy is a new app that combines aspects of Instagram, Twitter and Yik Yak but it is only accessible for college students. This app was released in September by MOKO Social Media, a multimedia platform developer, so that students can communicate with a community solely based at their school.read more >>