Laura Hubbard, vice president for finance and administration,
painted a realistic picture of UB’s budget in the wake of
constrained public funding for SUNY campuses during a presentation
to the Professional Staff Senate.
The late Ralph Wilson Jr., founder and 54-year owner of the
Buffalo Bills, will be honored with the Chancellor Charles P.
Norton Medal, UB’s highest award, during the
university’s 168th general commencement on May 18.
Lynn T. Kozlowski, dean of the School of Public Health and
Health Professions for the past six years, will step down as dean
at the end of the academic year to resume his role as a faculty
member in the Department of Community Health and Health
The final lecture in the Research Institute on Addictions Spring Lecture Series will take place on May 2 and feature a talk by one of the first researchers to investigate the effects of cocaine exposure on child development.
Over the next three weeks, Provost Charles F. Zukoski is meeting with deans, faculty and staff from each of the individual schools to discuss the next steps in the UB 2020 strategic plan and answer questions about implementation.
Alessandra Renzi is a media artist who explores how governments and corporations use social media to surveil and police citizens for reasons often unknown to the citizens themselves. For Renzi, exposure of such surveillance is more than an academic exercise: It aims to promote political participation.
Following on the themes addressed by President Barack Obama during his visit to UB last August, distinguished physicist and National Academy member Helen Quinn will talk about changes in science education at the 20th annual Moti Lal Rustgi Memorial Lecture presented by the Department of Physics.