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Updated February 17, 2017

The UB Libraries will hold a free workshop for early-career faculty that aims to demystify the task of academic publishing.
The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives during the next four weeks on the North Campus.
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.
UB will once again be participating in the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey of faculty career satisfaction.
Recognition continues to roll in for UB’s sustainability efforts. UB ranks among the top 50 U.S. universities in’s 2017 Green Report, released last week. UB landed at No. 45 on the list.
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.
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.
A student who claimed to have been assaulted/sexually abused on the North Campus has told investigators that the incident never happened.
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.
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.