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UB will honor the university’s veteran and military service members with a two-part program on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Mark Doty, renowned author of poetry and prose, and National Book Award winner, will present the 2015 Oscar Silverman Reading at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Jacobs Executive Development Center, 672 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.
Graduate students in the departments of Media Study, Music, Theater and Dance, and Art are inviting members of the community into their workspaces at the annual Open Studies | Open CFA event on Nov. 5.
UB faculty, staff and students interested in applying for a Fulbright grant to study abroad in the 2017-18 academic year can attend the fall conference of the Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania (WNY/NWPA) Chapter of the Fulbright Association, being held at UB Nov. 6.
This fall marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of UB’s Humanities Institute, and it's celebrating the occasion with a roundtable and reception.
The Department of Music will present several concerts by student performance groups next month that offer UB music lovers a wonderful opportunity to hear great music at no cost.
The Office of Academic Affairs and University Life and Services are sponsoring a screening of the documentary “The Anonymous People” to raise awareness about the millions of Americans who are in long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
The School of Nursing recently guided its senior class through a poverty simulation that exposed the 127 students to the difficult economic decisions faced by low-income families.
Jody L. Lomeo, president and CEO of both Kaleida Health and the Great Lakes Health System of Western New York, has been named the 2015 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year by the School of Management.
Robert F. McCormack, UB professor of emergency medicine and chief of service, emergency medicine, for the Kaleida Health System, has been appointed chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He served as interim chair since January.