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Cheers to the new year, may 2015 be the best year yet! Here's our January news round-up:


WNY SBR SUSTAINABLE TRADESHOW

WNY businesses came together for an evening of networking and discovery, hosted by the WNY Sustainable Business Round Table and held in UB's LEED Gold CTRC building.

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SOLAR STRAND FEATURED IN WALL STREET JOURNAL

UB's Solar Strand was included in the Wall Street Journal's list of "Best Architecture of 2014" and was recognized for "forward-thinking landscape architecture."

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UB RECOGNIZED AS TOP 'GREEN' UNIVERSITY

UB was named among the 50 most “green” universities in the United States by Online Schools Center, a website that features higher education news.

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50 TONS OF FORCE

UB Researchers get rare opportunity to simulate an earthquake in century-old California warehouse to better understand how damaged buildings respond to vibrations.

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FACULTY Q&A

We asked Millie Chen, Professor in the Department of Art and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, to tell us about her work in, and thoughts on sustainability.

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START YOUR TURBINES!

More than 450 freshman engineering students presented their wind energy projects as part of the final awards ceremony for the "Engineering Principles" class.

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SERVICE TRIP TO LOUISIANA WETLANDS

UB students have embarked on an Alternative Winter Break Trip to the Louisiana wetlands where they're discovering the bayou and the vibrant culture of those that call it home. 

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BUFFALO'S GREEN ECONOMY

WBFO talks with UB's Ryan McPherson, Dean Robert Shibley, and Cara Matteliano of Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo on role of UB, community in building green economy for region.

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UB ALUMNA RECEIVES AIA AWARD FOR WORK IN SCHOOLS

The American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) has honored UB architectural planner Linsey Graff with its 2014 Intern-Associate Award.

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STUDENT Q&A

Hailie Suk is a sophomore Environmental Engineering Major and the Secretary of Engineers for a Sustainable World.  Learn about her efforts to help UB become more sustainable.   

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