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Updated July 18, 2017

Volunteers are needed to help with Western New York’s celebration of World Refugee Day, a global event initiated in 2000 by the United Nations that is designed to recognize the people who add diversity to our communities.
Jose Aviles, associate vice provost and director of admissions, is leaving his position at UB to become the inaugural senior associate vice president of enrollment management and chief enrollment officer at Louisiana State University.
UB’s Employee Assistance Program is offering two free workshops on Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique (IAMT) to UB faculty and staff, retirees and their families.
UB commuters who take the I-990 southbound from the North Campus will have to find a new route temporarily, beginning June 12, when the ramp from the Audubon Parkway is closed for 10 days so that reconstruction work in the I-990 bridges can continue.
UB’s Employee Assistance Program offers several on-going support groups to help faculty, staff and their families deal with a variety of issues.
“Knowing, Being, Doing: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Community at UB” is the title of the Professional Staff Senate’s inaugural inclusion and diversity conference being held June 20 in Kapoor Hall, South Campus.
Season tickets are on sale now for the 2017 UB Bulls football season. Special incentives are available to fans who renew or purchase tickets in June.
Philip Glick and Dominic Licata have been re-elected chairs of the Faculty Senate and the Professional Staff Senate, respectively, for two-year terms effective July 1.
inSocialWork, the podcast series of the School of Social Work, received a best of category award for “Excellence in Electronic Communications and Interactive Media — Audio Category” from the State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD), the group representing professionals working in institutional advancement at SUNY institutions.
The weather forecast for Friday is cloudy with a chance of...lightening the load on Mother Nature. That’s because UB faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in Green Your Commute Day.