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Richmond Ballet perform "Rite of Spring"

UB student leaders have organized events and pledge signings to raise awareness about sexual assault prevention, joining the White House’s “It’s On Us” campaign taking place on college campuses nationwide.

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Tar wars

UB medical students are bringing a tobacco-free message to local elementary school children.

International ranking

For the 12th year in a row, UB is ranked among the top 20 U.S. institutions hosting international students.

Brown dishes the laughs

Food Network celebrity chef and self-described food geek Alton Brown brought his clean-but-campy “Edible Inevitable Tour” to a packed Center for the Arts.

Amendments suggested to gen ed proposal

Five amendments have been introduced to the general education proposal that members of the Faculty Senate will vote on in early December.

Honored for bravery

UB police officers Jonathan Fletcher and Brian Horst have received awards from SUNY for their service, bravery and judgment facing danger.

Hard choices at the border

The flood of unaccompanied minors showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border was the focus of a law student-sponsored panel discussion that brought some legal light to a heated issue.

Cracking the top 40

The School of Management vaulted 18 places in Bloomberg Businessweek’s new ranking of the nation’s best full-time MBA programs, coming in at No. 39, the highest the school has been ranked since the ranking began in 1988.

Three named SUNY Distinguished Professors

UB faculty members Michael Constantinou, Gene D. Morse and
Johannes Nitsche have been named SUNY Distinguished Professors.

Building community

In a Q&A with the UB Reporter, Employees Campaign Chair Sean Sullivan talks about the campaign and how it strengthens communities, both at UB and in Western New York.

New course evaluation system

In a Q&A with the UB Reporter, Scott Weber talks about the new course evaluation system being introduced to standardize the way UB students evaluate their courses.

News Briefs

Budget-conscious music lovers will find a wealth of free concerts available in December at UB. 
Deviant Septet, an ensemble dedicated to promoting the ideals of composer Igor Stravinsky, will perform at UB on Dec. 5.
The Scholars on the Road lecture series presented by the College of Arts and Sciences will return for its second year, bringing alumni a new list of thought-provoking conversations on a variety of timely topics.
The performance of “The Rite of Spring,” featuring the Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, scheduled for Nov. 21 in the Center for the Arts has been postponed.
Tonight’s appearance by political satirist John Oliver as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series has been postponed until Dec. 3 due to severe winter weather conditions and travel restrictions that continue to affect the region.
Josh Kinsler, assistant professor of economics at the University of Rochester, will discuss his study, “Distorted Beliefs and Parental Investment in Children,” as part of the Department of Economics’ annual seminar series.
Lois Gibbs, the nationally recognized environmental activist who exposed and pushed for changes at the Love Canal toxic waste site, will speak at the School of Management on Nov. 21.
Advanced student choreographers will present new work at the Emerging Choreographers Showcase Nov. 20, 22 and 23 in the Katharine Cornell Theatre, 102 Fillmore Quad, Ellicott Complex, North Campus.