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Updated August 18, 2017

The ramp from the Audubon Parkway at Flint Road to northbound Millersport Highway will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon on June 16 so that workers can repair street lights.
Derek Nichols, who was most recently director of education and outreach for Grassroots Gardens WNY, has been named sustainability engagement coordinator at UB.
UB’s Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) has awarded the HIV Research Trust Award to Waheed Adeola Adedeji, a physician scientist at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria.
In one 24-hour period last month, UB alumni and friends met a challenge that unlocked $25,000 from the UB Alumni Association Board of Directors.
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.