5/1/15
The Dependent Care Advantage Account, a New York State Flex Spending Account that allows workers to set aside up to $5,000 in pre-tax salary for eligible child care, elder care or disabled dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and his or her spouse to work, also is available to help employees pay for summer day camp expenses for children under the age of 13.
5/4/15
Oozefest, UB’s annual mud volleyball tournament, will take place May 9 in the mud pit on St. Rita’s Lane near the South Lake Village apartments on the North Campus.
5/7/15
UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a new general-practice dental-residency program. Students in the one-year program will rotate between the UB School of Dental Medicine and RPCI Dental Services.
5/7/15
WNY Independent Living Inc., in conjunction with UB’s Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT), is conducting a focus group on a new brace monitoring system for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis.
5/7/15
Three UB coaches are hitting the road as part of the inaugural Coaches Caravan, a forum to give fans in Western New York and elsewhere in the state the opportunity to interact with the coaches and learn about their favorite UB teams.
5/7/15
Venkat Krovi, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has received a Distinguished Service Award at the 5th annual National Travel & Tourism Beacon Awards, held May 4  at the in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
5/7/15
PhotoZyne, the startup led by three UB graduate students that won this year’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC), has done it again — this time at the state level.
5/7/15
Join members of the UB community for an afternoon of baseball at Coca-Cola Field.
5/6/15
The last concert in this season’s “A Musical Feast” series is dedicated to the memory of poet Robert Creeley, a longtime UB faculty member and former SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of Poetics in the Department of English.
5/7/15
Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places, an innovative concert series held in unique venues around the city, will present violinist and UB faculty member Yuki Numata Resnick in a free concert in the Common Council Chamber in Buffalo City Hall.
5/14/15
Gary Giovino, professor and chair of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee.
5/14/15
Rachel Gaydosh, a student in the School of Social Work, has been selected as an advanced clinical social work fellow in the Yale Child Study Center.
5/14/15
A facilitated discussion on “Valuing Equity, Diversity and Differences at UB” will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 19 in 100 Allen Hall, South Campus.
5/14/15
Alan J. Lesse, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, has been appointed senior associate dean for medical curriculum in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
5/14/15
The caps and gowns students don for commencement this weekend will be UB blue, but they’ll also be green — not in color, but in their contribution to sustainability.
5/21/15
The following UB employees retired from the university from October 2014 through March 2015:
5/21/15
There’s no need to go off campus this summer for a nice, sit-down lunch. The Tiffin Room is open, serving from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
5/21/15
Registration is now open through June 1 for the first UBThisSummer Golf Open, a four-person scramble-format tournament for UB employees to take place Aug. 10 at Glen Oak Golf Course, 711 Smith Road, East Amherst .
5/21/15
Lorenzo Leggio, a section chief with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will discuss neuropharmacological treatments for alcoholism in the final seminar in the Research Institute on Addictions’ (RIA) Spring Seminar Series.
5/21/15
Donald W. Rowe, director of the Office of Public Health Practice and a faculty member in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Herman M. Biggs Public Health Award by the New York State Public Health Association.
5/21/15
Each May, the Amherst Chamber of Commerce recognizes individuals and companies that support Western New York through their business and community service.
5/21/15
The UB Child Care Center (UBCCC) will hold its third annual Friends & Family 5K Fun Walk June 6 on the North Campus.
5/28/15
“Survey Development for Community-Based Research” is the topic of a workshop on June 4 sponsored by UB’s Civic Engagement Public Policy research initiative.
5/28/15
Tonga Pham, director of campus facilities and sustainability for Ryerson University in Toronto, has been named associate vice president for university facilities at UB.
5/28/15
UB nurses Kimberly Brunton and Tammy Austin-Ketch were among the nominees for the 2015 Nurses of Distinction Award from the Professional Nurses Association of Western New York.
5/28/15
Campus Dining and Shops (CDS) received gold and silver awards in the 2015 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards sponsored by the National College and University Food Service Association (NACUFS).
5/28/15
The School of Dental Medicine will co-sponsor the first Erie County Health Mall (ECHM) Health Fair and Community Day.
5/28/15
The second annual ECRC Kids Fun Run & Obstacle Course, a family-friendly fundraising event for UB’s Early Childhood Research Center, will take place June 20 in Founders Plaza on the North Campus.