Two Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs affiliated with UB
helped individuals and families in Western New York obtain more
than $3.6 million in refunds this tax season.
The Western New York Prosperity Fellowship has given awards to a
record class of 34 UB scholars, and has transitioned from a
scholarship to a fellowship program.
UB’s pioneering festival and performance institute for new
music will celebrate its 40th anniversary in a spectacular fashion,
honoring its history, founder Morton Feldman and 30-year artistic
director David Felder.
UB graduate Marcus Yam shares a Pulitzer Prize, the most coveted
honor in journalism, for his work photographing a horrific mudslide
for The Seattle Times.
A crawler crane has begun installing steel beams for the new
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the largest
construction project in UB’s 167-year history.
An award-winning documentary on aging and intimacy will be
screened in Buffalo, thanks to some teamwork involving the School
of Social Work and the Amherst Senior Center.
PhD student Marion Quirici is the recipient of a $20,000 award
from the American Association of University Women that will help
support her while she finishes writing her dissertation.
UBThisSummer, the university's summer lineup of enrichment and
recreational programming, is back with two new offerings: a sunset
festival and a golf tournament.
After a successful trip to Wales, rare works from UB's Dylan
Thomas collection are back at UB and the university community will
be able to see them during an exhibition in Capen Hall.
UB's first Volunteer Leadership Summit aimed to raise awareness
of the vital role played by volunteers in the UB community.