Seven and a Half White Men struggled to march out of the knee-deep mud pit. Their faces were barely visible through the layers of caked-on mud from seven hours of grueling and demanding volleyball.
For the third year in a row, the eight players were victorious.
The 29th-annual Oozefest tournament took place on Saturday in the mud pit behind the South Lake Apartment Complex.read more >>
Collin Anderson got to be the president of Cyprus for a weekend, attending European Union (EU) meetings and playing an important role in passing policies within the government. Anderson, along with eight other members of UB's Model EU Club, attended the 2013 SUNY Model EU held at the SUNY Global Center in New York City from April 11-13. read more >>
In about a month's time, Buffalo's annual marathon will take place. Thomas Scott, a senior political science major, said it's scary to think what happened during the Boston Marathon could happen anywhere. On Patriots' Day this year, two bombs exploded during the annual Boston Marathon near the finish line. read more >>
In 1966, Neil Schmitz arrived to UB as it was occupied by the Buffalo Police Department. Armed officers were dispersed throughout campus and public demonstrations protesting the Vietnam War were frequent and chaotic. read more >>
UB is the first university to use GPS tracking technology for students to come together as a biking community. BikeShare at UB offers students, faculty and staff the option of renting bicycles instead of bringing their own to campus.read more >>
R. Lorraine Collins is known as a compassionate, groundbreaking psychologist, and recently, her accolades have surrounded two things: marijuana and research. Collins, associate dean for research in the School of Public Health and Health Professions, focuses on alcohol and marijuana use among 18- to 25-year-olds in her projects. read more >>
Nigel Michki, a freshman computational physics major, and three other freshmen hope to change the face of bilingualism through primers - short guides or overviews to a subject or field - written as part of their self-started Primer Project.read more >>
Adel Sadek grew up in Alexandria, Egypt, and the pyramids and the ancient Egyptians always fascinated him. This fascination influenced his decision to pursue civil engineering - the field where "you build stuff," he said. In 1993, Sadek emigrated from Egypt to attend the University of Virginia for graduate school. read more >>
Don't call Douglas Perrelli a modern-day Indiana Jones. As an archaeologist himself, Perrelli sees the fictional character as nothing but a "fake" and a "borderline unethical artifact looter." Perrelli is the director and principal investigator of the Archaeological Survey within the Department of Anthropology at UB. read more >>
As attendees slowly piled into Alumni Arena, there was a solemn sense of hope in the air. The crowd remembered those who lost loved ones while honoring those who overcame one of life's hardest battles. Relay For Life had begun. Students, faculty and the UB community came together on Friday for a 24-hour event to raise money for the fight against cancer. read more >>
UB students are saving lives. For the eighth consecutive year, students of Karen Swierski's COM 453 Advanced Public Relations class hosted an event in conjunction with Upstate New York Transplant Services (UNYTS) to raise awareness and gain support for organ, eye, tissue and blood donations. Swierski, an adjunct professor in the communication department, wants her students to have the experience of working with a non-profit agency before entering the corporate world. read more >>
Students lined up to have their bodies painted with brightly colored cornstarch. With bright pink war paint under their eyes and battle lines down their arms, these students are ready to bombard the students walking through the Student Union. These colorful students are passing out flyers advertising for Color Me Rad, the 5K run taking place at Darien Lake Amusement Park on June 22. read more >>