UB's Signature Series celebrating the university's legacy of
innovation and distinction in the arts and letters this year will
offer a ‘fireside chat’ featuring artist Douglas Fitch
and Albright-Knox director Janne Sirén.
UB has talked to “at least” 100 companies seeking
space at the university as part of the program, Marnie LaVigne,
associate vice president for economic development, reported at
Thursday’s Professional Staff Senate meeting.
“Stop and frisk” — the controversial policing
technique that became a key issue in New York City’s recent
mayoral campaign — received a critical examination at a Law
School forum that asked whether the practice amounts to racial
The Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, a department
formed in 1960 and known for its groundbreaking research in
epidemiology, has changed its name to the Department of
Epidemiology and Environmental Health.
CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta told a UB audience that
he expected to cover health policy issues when he took a job with
the cable news network in 2011. But 9/11 changed his and everybody