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Fitch, Sirén to headline Signature Series

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.

Two win Goldwater Scholarships

UB sophomores Sean Rhett-Burke Bearden and Nigel Stephen Michki have won prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarships.

UB dives into Start-Up NY

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' topic of forum

“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 profiling.

SPM changes name

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.

On the beat for CNN

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 else's world.

Morse presides at graduation

UB faculty member Gene D. Morse presided at the first graduation ceremony of Zimbabwe traditional healers who completed a one-year certificate program.

McCaffery co-headlining 'WORDS'

UB faculty member Steve McCaffery joins poets Ishmael Reed and Ed Sanders at WORDS, a celebration of the written word being held at the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

UB takes second in snowmobile contest

A team of UB engineering students took top honors in two categories and placed second overall in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge.


A team of evaluators from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education will be on campus next week as UB enters the final leg of a multi-year, institution-wide process to achieve reaccreditation.