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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3OTH, 2014
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Six ways to give the gift of experiences instead of things: more here 

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Wishing you all the very best during this holiday season and Happy New Year! Here's our December news round-up:


UB RECEIVES "BEST OF GREEN SCHOOLS" HONOR

UB’s engagement with partner organizations to restore and preserve Western New York’s natural environment has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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STUENTS WORK TO BUILD COHESION AMONG GROUPS

UB Honors College students are working with UB Sustainability to help the Western New York Environmental Alliance and its member groups become a more inclusive organization.

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UB STUDENTS EMBRACE THRIFTING

These UB students are sporting second hand clothes in an effort to update their wardrobe while saving money and reducing their environmental impact.

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FACULTY Q&A
Learn about Stephanie Rothenberg, associate professor of art, and how she expands the conversation about sustainability through her work.
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GOYAL NAMED DIRECTOR OF RENEW

Internationally recognized materials scientist Amit Goyal has been named director of RENEW, UB’s new interdisciplinary institute dedicated to research and education on globally pressing problems in energy, environment and water.

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VANISHING ACT: UB STUDY ON GREENLAND ICE SHEET
A new study, produced by two UB geologists working in partnership on climate change research, provides first detailed look at how Greenland’s ice is vanishing.

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SPRING SUSTAINABILITY COURSES

UB offers many sustainability related courses. Check out these two being offered Spring 2015, both of which promise a chance to have a real world impact at UB and beyond.
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STUDENT Q&A

Tonya Lewis is a graduate of the UB Law School and is PhD candidate in Geography. Learn about her work in environmental justice with Buffalo communities.   
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