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Updated October 27, 2016

Marc Edwards, the Virginia Tech professor and UB graduate who helped uncover the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, will return to UB on Oct. 20 as part of the university’s Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW) Distinguished Lecture Series.
UB fans can get a peek at the 2016-17 defending MAC champion men’s and women’s basketball teams on Oct. 14 at the annual Bull Madness event.
Alumni Arena and some adjacent parking lots will be closed during part of next week so that University Facilities can replace two electrical transformers on the roof of the building.
The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives at UB this month.
The Buffalo Bills are offering a special discount rate for UB faculty and staff for tickets to three of the team’s home games at New Era Field.
National experts on public accounting and sovereign wealth funds will speak at the School of Management as part of this year’s Helen and Oscar Sufrin Lectureship in Accounting on Oct. 20 in the Newman Center at UB, 495 Skinnersville Road, Amherst.
UB’s current Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available on the University Police website.
The UB Art Galleries are hosting a free art workshop on Oct. 8 in conjunction with the “Lydia Okumura: Situations” exhibition.
With registrations for UB 360° — the university’s fall open house on Oct. 15 — already outpacing past open houses, the Office of the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management is looking for UB staff members to help ensure a successful event.
President Satish K. Tripathi will deliver his fifth State of the University Address at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 in the Student Union Theater, North Campus.