UB’s Institute of Jewish Thought and Heritage will remain
an institute after the Faculty Senate Executive Committee struck
down a proposal to create a Department of Jewish Thought within the
College of Arts and Sciences.
As national leaders grapple with health care reform, an
increasing number physicians and health care administrators are
looking to strengthen their business skills to improve the patient
experience and the value of care delivered in their
President Satish K. Tripathi will discuss UB’s recent
progress, current plans and future aspirations in the annual State
of the University Address at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 in Lippes Concert Hall
in Slee Hall, North Campus.
Contemplative teaching and learning, considered by some to be a
trailblazing new topic in higher education, will be the topic of
the 2014 Genteels’ Excellence in Teaching Seminar, to be held
from 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 17 in the Student Union Theater, North
The 2014 Friends of the Health Sciences Library annual program
will feature noted scholar Brandy Schillace, research associate at
the Dittrick Medical History Center and Sages Teaching Fellow at
Case Western Reserve University.
The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in the
School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) has
developed a new intradepartmental division in Health Services
Policy and Practice.