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2/1/17
The UB Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic, part of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, offers a free support group for adults who stutter on the third Wednesday of every month, from 6:15-7 p.m., in the UB Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic, 52 Biomedical Education Building on the South Campus.
2/1/17
Members of the UB community concerned about the impact of recent changes to immigration law can find the latest information on a new Immigration Update website.
2/3/17
The Department of Music is offering members of the UB community the chance to hear great music at no cost this month.
2/6/17
UB Business Day 2017, the annual day of training, information gathering and networking presented by University Business Services, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7 in the Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.
2/7/17
UB female faculty and staff members looking for some support in maintaining an exercise program are being recruited for a UB study being conducted with the Ken-Ton YMCA.
2/7/17
UB has announced that the student who had been delayed in Iran under the Jan. 27 immigration executive order has returned to Buffalo and will resume his studies this week.
2/9/17
A workshop to help bridge the cultural gap between the American style of teaching and international students’ expectations and experiences will be held on Feb. 14.
2/8/17
Donald Henderson, a leader in the field of noise-induced hearing loss and professor emeritus of communicative disorders and sciences, died Feb. 1 after a long illness. He was 78.
2/9/17
A student who claimed to have been assaulted/sexually abused on the North Campus has told investigators that the incident never happened.
2/10/17
The Professional Staff Senate will hold a joint senate and general membership meeting from 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Center for Tomorrow, North Campus.
2/13/17
Recognition continues to roll in for UB’s sustainability efforts. UB ranks among the top 50 U.S. universities in SaveOnEnergy.com’s 2017 Green Report, released last week. UB landed at No. 45 on the list.
2/14/17
The UB Humanities Institute will host a National Endowment for the Humanities regional application-writing workshop on Feb. 24 in the Center for the Arts.
2/14/17
UB will once again be participating in the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey of faculty career satisfaction.
2/15/17
The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives during the next four weeks on the North Campus.
2/17/17
The UB Libraries will hold a free workshop for early-career faculty that aims to demystify the task of academic publishing.
2/22/17
CBS will be in the house on Friday when the UB men’s basketball team takes on Akron in a rematch of last year’s MAC championship game.
2/24/17
T-Mobile subscribers should see improved coverage at several locations on the North Campus — including Ellicott, the Student Union, Knox Hall and Governors — now that the cellular carrier is subscribing to the Verizon Wireless Distributed Antenna System (DAS).
2/23/17
Members of the UB community who want to learn more about the regional ErieHack competition are invited to attend an information session from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28 in the South Lake Community Center, North Campus.
2/24/17
A daylong workshop designed to help members of the UB community learn methods for handling conflict and build a more inclusive community at the university will be held on March 11 on the North Campus.
2/24/17
UB will hold its second annual Shared Governance Day on March 7 with a joint meeting of the Faculty Senate and the Professional Staff Senate.