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Media Advisories

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


UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will kick-off its Innovation Lecture Series event with a program titled “Failure: A Necessary Step to Success.”


Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and award-winning actress from the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” will open UB’s 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series with a talk on Sept. 16.


Members of the media are invited to a news conference where University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi will make a major announcement about the future of the university.


The University at Buffalo will host its annual UB Neighbor’s Day Block Party and Safety Fair from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, on the Hayes Hall lawn on the South Campus.


The artwork of De Niro Sr., an abstract expressionist painter and poet – and for a short time, UB instructor – will be featured in a new exhibition at the UB Anderson Gallery.


“Doorhanger” kits containing safety reminders and tips on how to be a good neighbor will be distributed to more than 2,300 homes surrounding the UB’s South Campus from 3-5:30 p.m. today.


Thousands of students and parents will arrive on campus this week to enjoy the events of Opening Weekend, a fun-filled UB tradition.


Leaders from the University at Buffalo, Kaleida Health and Roswell Park Cancer Institute will brief the media about the importance to the community of the $16 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) announced yesterday by the National Institutes of Health.


UB will celebrate summer tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015) with UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family.


UB students will paint the last of 140 Adirondack chairs that will be placed on campus as part of a plan to enhance the student experience.