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


The Distinguished Speakers Series event with Roxane Gay, originally scheduled for 8 p.m. tonight (April 5) has been postponed and rescheduled for April 13 after her travel plans were disrupted due to unforeseen flight complications and delays.


Cultural critic Roxane Gay, author of the New York Times bestselling collection of essays “Bad Feminist,” will speak at UB on April 5 in Alumni Arena as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


Nearly 400 nurses, physicians and other health care workers will attend the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 20th Annual Bullough Lecture to learn about the silent epidemic affecting the nation from pain and opioid addictions expert Peggy Compton.


Three Buffalo Public Schools students aim to find out how potatoes germinated in space will fare when planted on Earth.


Representatives from UB and Buffalo Manufacturing Works will speak Thursday in downtown Buffalo.


The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host its first Smile Day at the Museum Health Fair, offering dental screenings to children and adults with special needs, an overlooked population in dental care. 


Robert Gallo, co-discoverer of HIV as the cause of AIDS and creator of the HIV blood test, will visit the University at Buffalo to help mark the launch of the university’s Global Virus Network Center of Excellence as one of the world’s premier virology research centers. 


Stephen Dunnett, UB vice provost for international education, will update members of the media on President Trump’s executive order of Jan. 27 that temporarily suspends entry to the U.S. by citizens of seven countries on the order’s impact on UB and the university’s response.


The projects were conducted through a UB-led program that aims to improve science education for kids in Buffalo.


She will discuss the work of the U.S. government to address the global refugee crisis and the efforts of cities like Buffalo to welcome refugees.