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  • UB’s Banned Books Week looks to recognize controversial works of literature

    Monday, September 28th, 2015

    Lockwood Memorial Library is displaying commonly challenged books to remind students and faculty of freedom of speech. Books Week is a nationwide effort to recognize controversial literature and …

  • Libraries to hold Science, Engineering Fair

    Friday, September 25th, 2015

    The UB Libraries will hold a Science and Engineering Information Fair in Lockwood Library on Sept. 29. The fair, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will celebrate the …

  • UB Libraries celebrate Banned Books Week

    Friday, September 25th, 2015

    What do “The Great Gatsby,” “Where’s Waldo” and “Green Eggs and Ham” have in common? At one point in history, each of these popular books was either banned …

  • UB buying book storage facility on Rensch Road for $3.5M

    Thursday, July 16th, 2015

    The University at Buffalo is under contract to purchase a 17,691-square-foot storage facility on Rensch Road where it stores old library books.

  • Moving Images

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

    UB Archivist Amy Vilz sniffed the telltale odor of vinegar emanating from hundreds of film canisters stored in the stacks. These records of campus history hadn’t been seen …

  • The Bison magazine

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

    Back in the day, the Bison was UB’s student-produced humor magazine. “We strive to tease as well as please”—a line from an October 1927 editorial—might as well have …

  • 20 UB faculty, staff receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

    Thursday, June 4th, 2015

    UB again was well-represented when recipients of the 2015 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence were announced recently, with seven faculty members, two librarians and 11 staff members being …

  • UB to exhibit rare, earliest-known works of Dylan Thomas after return from Wales

    Monday, May 11th, 2015

    The rare works of renowned, 20th-century “rock star” poet Dylan Thomas have returned home to the University at Buffalo Poetry Collection. Last year, UB sent a portion of …

  • Capen Library third floor reopening delayed until February

    Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

    Students will not be able to study on the third floor of the Oscar A. Silverman Library in Capen Hall, or ‘Club Capen,’ for longer than initially planned.

  • Students to work with UB’s priceless coin collection

    Sunday, April 19th, 2015

    UB students may soon get the chance to hold the same objects that figures like Julius Caesar, Augustus and Alexander the Great might have more than 2,000 years …