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1400 TREES
WOULD BE SAVED FROM
BEING CUT DOWN IF EVERY
STUDENT RECYCLED ONE
SHEET OF PAPER.
MARCH 1,2015
7 pm at The Buffalo
History Museum

A Solar Home Companion
A variety style show 
about how to go
renewable and organize
for the future.

Register Here

MARCH 10,2015
PSS Sustainable Living 
Committee hosts lunch
and tours of LEED certified
C3 dining hall and Greiner Hall

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MARCH 28,2015
10 am to 1 pm
UB South Campus

Paper Shredding
Bicycle Donation
Textile/Clothing
Recycling Event

> More Info

spring 2015
Global Health
Seminar Series

Learn about climate
change research that
addresses community
well-being.


SPRING 2015
Citizen Planning School 
Learn the basics of
planning and sustainability
to take an active and
effective role in shaping
your community

Sign-up here


 
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WELCOME TO UB E-NEWS
Hope you are all doing well amidst this snow and cold, here is some sustainability news to warm you up!


OVERCOMING OUR E-WASTE PROBLEM

UB Professor, Sara Behdad, and industry partner, receive a $280,000 National Science Foundation grant to study issues which contribute to e-waste.

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CBS FEATURES UB WATER LENS RESEARCH

"Innovation Nation", a new CBS show, came to campus to interview professor James Jensen and his students, including Deshawn Henry, about their water lens project.

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BPS STUDENTS WIN AWARD FOR CONCEPTION OF BUFFALO'S FUTURE

A group of Buffalo Public School students are responsible for the award-winning idea that claimed a regional prize as the "Most Inspiring Essay" in the 2014 Future City Competition.

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FACULTY Q&A

We asked Sara Behdad, a professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, to tell us about her work in, and thoughts on sustainability.

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STUDENTS START CONSTRUCTION ON SOLAR HOUSE

UB students and faculty have started construction on the GRoW Home, a 1,108-square foot, solar-powered house that produces twice the energy it consumes.

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HARDY GEOLOGISTS TURN OUT FOR ANNUAL GROUNDHOG DAY CELEBRATION

Harsh winter weather couldn't stop UB Geologists from holding their annual Groundhog Day cookout.

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CITIZEN PLANNING SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION

The UB School of Architecture and Planning is hosting the second semester of the One Region Forward Citizen Planning School.

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STUDENT Q&A

Ainslie Evans is a senior Psychology Major and intern at UB Sustainability. Learn more about her efforts to help UB become more sustainable.

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