UB Sustainability News | Creating a better future through sustainability

 

UB Solar Strand
has produced:
one
million
KILOWATT HOURS
OF ELECTRICITY
 

•JUNE 19
After the Flood:
The Political
Environment of
Latin American Culture
4- 5 p.m.
101 Davis Hall
North Campus

 
•JUnE 26 
How Climate Change
Impacts Planning and
Policymaking in WNY
4- 5 p.m.
101 Davis Hall 
North Campus

 
 

 

ENERGY FROM WATER

Two UB faculty have received a grant to devise a new method for gleaning hydrogen fuel from water using nanomaterials. 
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FOOD PURCHASING   

A mock, online grocery store will provide evidence on how price and nutrient profiling affect food purchase decisions.
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SUMMER LECTURES   

The 2013 UBThisSummer lecture series theme is "The Environment." The free lectures, held Wednesdays through Aug. 7, are given by prominent UB faculty, and will showcase topics ranging from global warming to the Great Lakes. 
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SOLAR CLEANING 

Every summer after a heavy rain, high bacteria levels force the closure of many beaches along Lake Erie.  UB students have proposed using a solar-powered water circulation machine to bring bacteria to the lake's surface where it will be killed by UV rays.  
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STUDENT Q&A

Meet Subhashni Raj, a Fulbright scholar from Fiji and research assistant in the UB Food Systems and Healthy Communities Lab, who is completing her Master's in Urban and Regional Planning.
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AFFORDABLE SOLAR

UB engineering faculty are helping to develop a new generation of photovoltaic cells that produce more power and cost less to manufacture. 
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HOUSING VACANCY 

Vacant homes bring a host of social, economic and environmental difficulties to communities. Vacancy is often thought of as a city problem. But is it?
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FIELD ECOLOGY CAMP

UB will host a week-long environmental adventure camp for children ages 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2.    Children will receive training in the areas of environmental analysis, conservation biology and general ecology. 
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FALCON BANDING 

DEC biologists have banded UB's three peregrine falcon chicks, an annual ritual that allows the DEC to identify and monitor the birds for the rest of their lives.
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FACULTY Q&A

Learn about Bart Roberts, UB research assistant professor with UB's Regional Institute, and how his research furthers sustainability.
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