Retired UB faculty member Deb Walters is making a 2,500-mile solo kayak trip to support the children living in and around a huge garbage dump in Guatemala City.


Go ahead, rant about the snow on Twitter. It can ease traffic on slippery, congested roads.


It’s “Snowing like CRAZY up in here” and other tweets can boost computer models that guide traffic.

This past summer, the country was thrilled by incredible images of Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft.

Seven people and one organization were honored for their service and support of BEAM, the Buffalo-area Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM) program, at its annual awards breakfast.


Less than 3,500 of ASME’s approximate 140,000 members have received the honor.


Mark Swihart, UB Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Executive Director of UB’s NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


UB TCIE is Western New York's provides a dynamic link between UB’s expert resources and the region’s business community.


Members of WNY’s ISEP program — co-led by UB — discussed strategies for building equitable, real-world STEM learning opportunities.


Mobile phone calls are analyzed to thwart crime and track diseases. Now, UB researchers are studying if such data can help combat extreme poverty.


A dye-coated surface is one of three specially crafted layers that help the particle emit light ideal for bioimaging, UB researchers report.


A $4 million gift from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will allow UB Sports Medicine continue its groundbreaking work treating patients and training physicians.