UB Sustainability News | Creating a better future through sustainability

980

The number of
mattresses
recycled
by Campus Living 
this summer

 
 
 
•AUG 30
UB Bulls Football
ZERO waste
game

3:30 p.m.
UB Stadium 
UB North Campus

•aug 25
Cradle to Grave II
call for entries
Center for the Arts 
UB North Campus 

•Sept 16
UB Sustainable
Living Fair
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Student Union
UB North Campus 



 
 
 
 

ENGINEERING CAMP    

60 local high school students recently learned that engineering is very connected to bettering human lives, protecting the environment and creating more sustainable industries.
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GOOD VENOM 

A protein UB scientists found in the venom of a South American spider could finally answer the need for an effective muscular dystrophy treatment- and save a young boys life.
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BIRDS IN BULLS TERRITORY 

For close to half a decade, Peregrine Falcons have nested on campus.  UB and the NYS Dept. of Env. Conservation have partnered to protect these once endangered birds, whose numbers have been rebounding. 
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BANNING MICROBEADS 

In an odd twist, leading companies quickly agree to ban the use of "microbeads" in response to environmental concerns.
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STUDENT Q&A 

Meet Jayralin Herrera an Environmental Studies major, member of the Sustainability Academy and part of the UB Campus Garden leadership team.
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BEST COLLEGES

UB ranks 11th among the nation's top colleges teaching students sustainable practices, working in the community and spreading sustainability-focused information.    
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ICEBOUND  

UB geology graduate student, William Philipps will forego the beach to spend the summer studying glaciers at the world's northernmost university. 
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ECO-FRIENDLY COMMUTE 

According to a study conducted by Associate Professor Daniel Hess, offering free Metro Rail passes led people to make healthier, more environmentally friendly decisions.
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EMISSIONS IMPACT

UB researchers prepare to conduct major study to analyze affect of Tonawanda Coke plant emissions on health of area residents and employees. 
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FACULTY Q&A 

Learn about Joyce Hwang, assistant professor of architecture, and how her work furthers sustainability. 
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