President Satish K. Tripathi outlined the progress UB has made
across the university and the many ways it is transforming both the
local and global communities at his annual address.
The SUNY Construction Fund has awarded LPCiminelli the bid for
the second phase of construction for UB’s new medical school
building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
The School of Management is partnering with Time Warner Cable on
a program to educate kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo
about computer security and career opportunities in the field.
A recent forum of UB Law School faculty members shone a legal
light on the racially charged police shooting that has brought so
much heat to bear on the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson,
Special parking passes, a Kindle e-reader and Keurig coffee
makers are among the prizes being awarded to UB employees who make
gifts to the 2014 Employees Campaign for the Community.
Wes Moore gave a UB audience a primer on potential versus
opportunity during his Distinguished Speakers Series talk.
Michael W. Cropp, president and CEO of Independent Health, has
been appointed to the UB Council by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
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.
UB alumnus Shep Gordon returns to campus for a screening of
“shagadelic roc doc” about his life as a Hollywood
insider and well-loved manager, agent and producer.
David Relman, internationally known for his research on the
human microbiome, will deliver the keynote address at the
second program in UB's "Critical Conversations" series.