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


Singer, songwriter and pianist John Legend will speak at UB  on Dec. 3 in Alumni Arena as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


UB President Satish K. Tripathi will make a major announcement about the future leadership of UB Athletics at a news conference to be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m.


UB President Satish K. Tripathi will brief the media on the launch of UB H.O.M.E., a new program to provide financial assistance to university employees, encouraging them to purchase homes in the University Heights and neighborhoods surrounding UB’s South Campus.


The third installment of the Innovation Lecture Series presented by UB's CBLS will feature special guest Susan Mangicaro, president of medical device marketing, product development and corporate social responsibility at S. Scott Global LLC.


The UB Law School’s Buffalo Human Rights Center will sponsor a panel discussion on the growing people’s movement for a universal health care system that is equitably financed and provides health care as a public good, not a commodity, Nov. 10 in Buffalo City Hall.


Civil rights movement leader and food justice advocate Shirley Sherrod will discuss food as an economic driver as part of Just Food, Just Communities event Nov. 10.


The sixth annual event, which is open to the public, begins at 11 a.m. on Wednesday outside Alumni Arena on the North Campus.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mary Wilson, widow of the late Buffalo Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr., will join University at Buffalo officials Nov. 5 to announce a major gift to UB sports medicine from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation.

The path-breaking work of five female lawyers will be honored at a celebration of Western New York Pioneers in the Law, a tribute to the local traditional of women attorneys and their leadership.


UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara (BBN) program, in collaboration with 43North, the world’s largest business idea competition, will feature some of the brightest budding entrepreneurs at this year’s BBN Entrepreneur Expo.