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Updated February 17, 2017

UB Police is seeking recruits for its annual Citizens Police Academy, the nine-week program that gives members of the university community an up-close, behind-the-scenes look into the working life of a campus police officer.
The UB Women’s Club will hold its annual dinner and wine pairing to raise money for the Grace Capen scholarship on Feb. 3 at the Fairdale Banquet Center, 672 Wehrle Drive, Amherst.
The Elections Committee of the Professional Staff Senate is seeking nominations for senate officers to serve terms from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.
UB staff, alumni and domestic students are being recruited to serve as cultural partners for newly arrived international students during the spring 2017 semester as part of the International Student Mentoring Program.
A daylong workshop designed to arm researchers with the fundamentals of good grant writing will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in 106 O’Brian Hall, North Campus.
UB faculty, staff and students can now access the online catalog of IT research of Gartner Inc. as part of the university’s existing agreement with the information technology research and advisory company.
Join the 8-0 UB women’s basketball team as it attempts to break the school record for best start in program history when it takes on St. Bonaventure on Dec. 21.
Felling stressed? Therapy dogs will be back in the stacks to help members of the UB community relieve that end-of-the-semester stress.
The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) has launched a new, online, employee training program on sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other forms of abusive conduct. 
Outstanding UB students are encouraged to apply for the 2017-18 Western New York Prosperity Scholarship, which awards up to $25,000 per year to fund the studies of entrepreneurial and civic-minded UB students.