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In this issue, read about UB alumni, faculty and students making our world a better place, from spreading art through messaging, environmental protection and literature, acing it on and off the court and supporting the study of chemistry.
DIEFENDORF’S DEMISE Tuesday, Nov. 8 2:04 P.M. Opened in 1966 as a “temporary” building, Diefendorf Annex on the South Campus has been unceremoniously demolished. It once offered much-needed academic space after the 1962 merger with SUNY. Now it will give way to a new, inviting entrance from Bailey Avenue. PHOTO BY DOUGLAS LEVERE
A STORM’S WRATH Monday, Dec. 26 12:11 P.M. The scene outside Beck Hall offered a moment of tranquility amid the historic and tragic blizzard over Christmas weekend that claimed at least 45 lives in Erie County. Throughout the ordeal, members of the UB community steadfastly came to each other’s assistance. PHOTO BY DOUGLAS LEVERE
THE ART OF SPONTANEITY Friday, Feb. 3 11:47 A.M. Students in the Department of Theatre and Dance stretch and warm up for an improvised jam dance session with live musicians in the Center for the Arts. The event was organized by Melanie Aceto, associate professor and director of the undergraduate dance program. photo by Douglas Levere
SERVING A LEGACY Monday, Jan. 16 11:09 A.M. Student volunteers and Lissa Rhodes, operations manager of the Tool Library, mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day by sorting donations to the tool-lending nonprofit in University Heights. They were assembling tool kits for families served by Journey’s End, a Buffalo agency that assists refugees. PHOTO BY Meredith Forrest Kulwicki
THE PATH FORWARD Wednesday, Sept. 14 2:05 P.M. Vice President Kamala Harris gives remarks on the Inflation Reduction Act before an audience gathered in the Center for the Arts. She praised UB’s role in fighting climate change, a key part of the legislation, and encouraged students to continue to advocate for the planet. PHOTO BY DOUGLAS LEVERE
SPORTS REFLECTION Monday, Oct. 3 5:45 P.M. Female student athletes, in positions of their respective sport, pose with a new mural outside Alumni Arena celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX. The work by Buffalo artist Cassandra Ott is part of UB’s Contemplative Sites public art program. PHOTO BY DOUGLAS LEVERE