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Updated April 24, 2017

Business owners, community organizers and residents of the East Side of Buffalo will come together April 27 to discuss creating a business and cultural district for the community at “Black Business Boom: A Community Conversation.”
“BAND Against Bullying,” the annual competition to raise bullying awareness, will take place at 7 p.m. April 27 at Shea’s 710 Main Theater. The event is sold out.
UB’s Creative Arts Initiative is partnering with the Burchfield Penney Art Center to bring composer Laura Kaminsky and visual artist Rebecca Allan to Buffalo for “The Inspiration Between Music and Art,” a multimedia residency taking place April 27-29 at SUNY Buffalo State.
The study of addiction, much like addiction itself, is filled with complex questions cutting across many fields, including psychology, sociology, medicine, neuroscience, public health and education. At UB, not only are these questions explored throughout these academic disciplines, but they are also the focus of the university’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).
New materials for renewable energy applications will be the subject of a symposium at the Center for the Arts April 21-22.
Furnas Hall is open today for classes and regular activities after being closed for several hours Sunday night when a possible methane leak was reported in a fifth-floor lab.
To better serve faculty, staff and students who need immediate and accurate help with technology, UB Information Technology is producing a series of video tutorials focused on the tech tools and resources that matter most to the UB community.
In honor of Earth Week, members of the UB community can pick up free, nutrient-rich soil amendment from Campus Dining & Shops for use in their own flower and vegetable gardens or as a compost supplement.
 Faculty members can help inform UB’s IT decision-making by taking the 2017 Faculty IT survey.
As the debate over health care reform continues, the region’s top health care leaders will share their insights during a panel discussion hosted by the School of Management on April 24 on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.