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9/5/17
More than 800 runners and walkers — and hundreds of volunteers — are expected to take part in the 28th annual Linda Yalem Safety Run, a 5K run held on the North Campus to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.
9/5/17
UB faculty, staff and administrators can learn about the Center for Educational Innovation's services, initiatives, special events, professional development offerings and more at an open house on Sept. 8.
9/6/17
In conjunction with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai’s Sept. 19 Distinguished Speakers Series lecture, the Gender Institute is co-sponsoring a series of informal “book chats” featuring Malala’s 2013 autobiography, “I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban.”
9/8/17
UB’s Catholic Campus Ministry will celebrate the opening of the 2017-18 academic year with the 41st annual Convocation and Liturgy of the Holy Spirit, to be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 24 in the UB Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Road across from the Creekside Village apartments on the North Campus.
9/11/17
UB moved up five spots on Sierra Club magazine’s “Cool Schools” ranking for 2017. The university landed at No. 52, up from 57 last fall, on the environmental group’s annual list of schools that are ahead of the curve when it comes to sustainability.
9/12/17
A panel of campus experts will discuss the complexities of freedom of speech at a diverse, public university at a special session being held Sept. 19 on the North Campus.
9/11/17
Ellie Fogarty, vice president at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, will be the keynote speaker at “Assessment 5.0: Continuous Improvement,” UB’s annual Assessment Day symposium being held Sept. 29 in 145 Student Union, North Campus.
9/15/17
President Satish K. Tripathi will deliver his sixth State of the University Address at 11 a.m. Oct. 6 in the Student Union Theater, North Campus.
9/18/17
Attention UB cyclists. Get a tuneup and bike registration, and learn about UB BikeShare at a free event taking place this week on the North and South campuses.
9/15/17
Procurement Services is looking for help in naming the new procure-to-pay eProcurement system it is implementing at UB. The new system — Jaggaer, formerly SciQuest — will provide an Amazon-style purchasing experience that will greatly reduce both the procurement process and improve delivery times.
9/18/17
The School of Law’s Community Justice Clinic will hold a free DACA Renewal Clinic on Sept. 25 for any DACA recipient who needs legal advice or needs to file a renewal by Oct. 5.
9/20/17
Books that once made the literary blacklist, including the ‘The Great Gatsby” and Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham,” will be on display in the lobby of Lockwood Memorial Library as the UB Libraries mark Banned Books Week Sept. 24-30.
9/21/17
John Galiski, an expert on forensic accounting and fraud investigations, will return to his alma mater, UB’s School of Management, to deliver the Sufrin Lecture on Oct. 2.
9/25/17
Marcus Yam graduated from UB in 2006 with a degree in aerospace engineering — and then took a very different career path. He’s now a top news photographer with two Pulitzer Prizes to his name.
9/22/17
Members of the UB community can stop by the Health Sciences Library on Oct. 4 and share a cup of coffee — and some conversation — with UB Police officers.
9/25/17
Elizabeth “Betty” Capaldi Phillips, who became the highest-ranking woman in the history of UB when she was named provost in 2000, died Sept. 23 at her home in Gainesville, Florida, after battling brain cancer for the past year. She was 72.
9/26/17
Student Health Services is sponsoring flu vaccination clinics for the entire UB community throughout October on the North and South campuses.
9/27/17
UB faculty and staff on the South Campus now have another option for lunch with the opening of the Main Street Market inside Goodyear Hall.
9/28/17
UB’s Educational Opportunity Center will hold its annual Strengthening Families Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at the center’s downtown office at 555 Ellicott St.
9/27/17
Enteric pathogens — those occurring in the intestines — is the topic of the second annual Robert V. Lee Lectureship in Global Health hosted by the School of Public Health and Health Professions.
9/29/17
The Creative Arts Initiative (CAI) is seeking proposals for its Artists-in Residence Program for 2018-19.
9/29/17
UB officials announced today they are extending 24-hour shuttle service to Fridays and Saturdays between South Campus and the Silverman Library on the North Campus.
9/29/17
The Department of Music offers members of the UB community opportunities to hear great music at no cost.
9/29/17
Where do you have your “lightbulb” moments? Where do you bring your ideas to life? Where is the heart of innovation on campus?