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Updated September 26, 2016

Online registration is now open for the 27th annual Linda Yalem Safety Run, the annual 5K run held on the North Campus to promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem.
The UB Women’s Club will hold a reception for new members from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 23 in the atrium of the Biomedical Education Building on the South Campus.
UB employees can help overcome a critical summer blood shortage by taking part in blood drives being held this month on the North Campus.
UB Career Services has moved Bullseye — its online tool connecting employers with UB students and alumni — to a new online career management system powered by Handshake.
UB employees who have a family member entering college within the next few years are invited to attend a special session on the college admissions process during UB 360°, UB’s summer open house on Aug. 12.
UB faculty and staff are need to help with events at Opening Weekend Aug. 25-28.
UB faculty and staff may be eligible to take part in NYS-Ride, a program that allows state employees to pay for certain work-related transportation expenses — including mass transit — on a pre-tax basis.
The deadline has been extended to Aug. 8 for faculty and staff who want to enter Blackstone LaunchPad’s contest for improving life at UB.
Members of the UB community who travel to the North Campus via Sweet Home Road may want to allow for extra time for the trip — or take an alternate route — due to an upcoming construction project on the road near the North Campus.
UB staff and domestic students are being recruited to serve as cultural partners for newly arrived international students during the fall 2016 semester as part of the International Student Mentoring Program.