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New UB medical school will dramatically change downtown landscape - VIDEO

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Representatives from the University of Buffalo unveiled the building design for the new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which will dramatically change the overall look of downtown Buffalo.

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UB among smartest party schools

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Not all party schools are created equal.

University at Buffalo, for example, ranks among the top colleges and universities where students know how to get down but also do well academically.

Buzzfeed.com mapped out schools that ranked on both Fiesta…

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Your mom goes to college ... in Buffalo

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Buffalo is among the top destinations for college-bound students, a recent study shows.

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) based its findings on three criteria: academic environment, quality of…

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UB makes list of ‘Best Value Colleges for 2013’

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The Princeton Review named University at Buffalo one of the ‘Best Value Colleges for 2013’ based on excellence in academics, financial aid and tuition costs.

The Western New York SUNY school is one of 75 public colleges and universities on the…

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UB ranks high on ‘best values’ list

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A few Western New York schools are gracing coveted spots on Kiplinger’s list of best values in public colleges, including University at Buffalo.

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Facebook project uplifts area campuses

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{video_photo_caption}Compliments Facebook pages popping up at Buffalo colleges

It’s crunch time for Buffalo’s students, who would all probably appreciate an encouraging word while taking exams and wrapping up final projects for the semester.

Maybe that’s why “compliments” Facebook accounts, to which anonymous…

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UB study: Obama’s the better leader

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More than 100 professors specializing in American politics and the presidency agree: President Barack Obama’s the better leader.

UB School of Management professor Jerry Newman asked 250 professors across the nation…

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NY Times lists Buffalo-area schools offering merit-based aid

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While many private schools—especially the big names in the Ivy League—offer financial aid based on need, there exists a network of colleges and universities that reward good students with scholarships.

They may not be the valedictorians of their…

Grub + Pub

Area eateries now accepting Bengal Bucks

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Bengal Bucks are now being accepted at Zonies, Elmwood Taco and Subs, and Subway locations
on Elmwood Avenue.

Students may now easily make purchases from these restaurants with their Bengal Bucks by
using their card the same way they would on campus.

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Campus Christmas

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Whether you’re a college kid trying to knock out some Christmas shopping, or you’re trying to find a meaningful stocking stuffer for the student/alum in your life, don’t underestimate the power of university bookstore shopping.

On a recent…

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Creepy colleges

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{video_photo_caption}Clet Hall, Niagara University

What is it about academic settings that incite the creepiest of lore? It feels like universities are the most haunted places, and there’s always a creepy story that goes along with the otherwise inexplicable activity.

I’ve heard all sorts of stories about…

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High school education, college price tag

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The most expensive secondary schools in Western New York have been ranked by Buffalo Business First, and one private school’s price tag…