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News about upcoming UB events that may be of interest to the media.


Hochul, who will be joined by three UB infectious disease and medical informatics experts, will discuss the state’s phased reopening plan and the importance of face masks.


UB will host the Virtual Bloomsday Celebration, an evening to honor James Joyce’s landmark book “Ulysses” – considered by many to be the most influential novel of the 20th century.



Fifty medical residents from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB will cap off their professional education June 9 with an unconventional, vehicle-based graduation ceremony at the Transit Drive-in Theatre in Lockport.


Virtual celebrations include motarboard decorating contest and a virtual toast set for 2 p.m. May 13.


UB will call on faculty, staff and students to answer kids’ most pressing questions about the COVID-19 pandemic through a live, virtual chat series.


With updated Climate Action Plan called UB’s 10 in 10, UB puts forth a roadmap of strategies that will guide the university’s climate mitigation efforts over the next decade.


Creator of the iconic fashion brand FUBU, John is the next speaker in this year’s Distinguished Speakers Series lineup.


Session will include preliminary vision for I-190 pedestrian crossing, large-scale model showing schematic design updates for future Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park.


Salaam is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Keynote Speaker in the 2019-2020 Distinguished Speakers Series lineup.


UB professor Othman Shibly will travel to Lebanon to provide dental care to nearly 2,000 child refugees. The weeklong humanitarian mission is his fifth this year.