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.
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 UB-led Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership
is one of 27 learning communities across the country that will
launch a national project promoting science, technology,
engineering and math education.
It’s full steam ahead for UB’s new general education
program as the university moves fully into the implementation phase
of a new curriculum designed to enrich students’ educational
experience and help prepare them to succeed in today’s
A three-day program next week organized by the Buffalo
Philharmonic Orchestra on the life of celebrated composer Aaron
Copland will feature a talk at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery by UB
faculty member Bruce Jackson.
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.
UB’s Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Center invites
the community to join in its second annual “Strengthening
Families Celebration” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at EOC,
555 Ellicott St., on UB’s Downtown Campus.