President Satish K. Tripathi updated the UB Council on several
timely campus issues at the group’s meeting on Wednesday,
including the controversial student art project that has sparked
considerable dialogue on campus during the past two weeks.
The School of Management has opened an Undergraduate Learning
and Community Center, a destination for the school's more than
2,900 undergraduates to connect with their peers and develop skills
for lifelong success.
UB faculty member Luis Colón can add another honor to his
long list of mentoring awards: the 2016 Award for Encouraging
Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences from
the American Chemical Society.
Roseanne Berger has been recognized by the Accreditation Council
for Graduate Medical Education for outstanding leadership,
management, innovation and improvement of residency and medical
In a Q&A with the UB Reporter, Barbara Ricotta, chair
of the UB Ebola Advisory Committee, talks about how UB is keeping
members of the university community safe in the wake of the Ebola
outbreak in western Africa.
Eric Reich knows a thing or two about entrepreneurship, which is
why the UB alumnus and co-founder of Campus Labs was brought in to
teach in the seminar that introduces students to the Undergraduate
This Q&A addresses some of the questions members of the UB
community may have about the staus of the Ebola outbreak in West
Africa and the preparedness of the university regarding this public
UB librarian and environmentalist Frederick Stoss has been
recognized for his work with the National Library of Aruba in green
education programming and for helping to create the library’s
Caribbean Energy, Environmental and Sustainability Program.
As co-director of Partnership for the Public Good and UB Law
School adjunct faculty member, Sam Magavern works to bring people
with energy and good ideas to bear on the challenges facing the
city of Buffalo.
At a time in life when many retired people are spending their
days on the golf course or relaxing with the grandchildren,
emeritus professor Howard Wolf continues to teach, write and
lecture, both in the U.S. and abroad.
UB faculty member Kathryn Bryk Friedman has joined some of the
best and brightest scholars and experts from around the world as a
new Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Scholars in Washington, D.C.
UB faculty member Gerard Connors' work mentoring promising
scientists at the Research Institute on Addictions has been
recognized with a prestigious national award from the American
Rethinking the concept of sustainability in this time of climate
change is the topic of the Fall Environmental Law and Policy
Gathering, to be held from 4:40-6 p.m. Oct. 8 in 509 O’Brian
Hall, North Campus.
Robert J. Beichner, a faculty member at North Carolina State
University and creator of the SCALE-UP (Student Centered Active
Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies) project, will
deliver the keynote address at the annual Genteels’
Excellence in Teaching Conference on Oct. 9.