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Updated May 23, 2017

The recently concluded Faculty and Staff Campaign, an annual effort to encourage UB faculty and staff to give to the university, has surpassed its participation and dollar amount goals.
National Bike to Work Day is May 19 and Parking and Transportation Services is encouraging members of the UB community to take part in a healthy and safe alternative to driving to campus that day.
President Satish K. Tripathi will deliver his annual address to the voting faculty at 3 p.m. May 9 in the Center for Tomorrow, North Campus.
The UB Child Care Center (UBCCC) will hold its fifth annual Friends & Family 5K Fun Walk on May 13 on the North Campus.  
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.