News

3/23/20

UB has set new protocols to maintain the well-being of the approximately 1,500 students expected to live on campus for the rest of the semester.

3/19/20

Infectious disease expert Timothy Murphy says the 1918 influenza pandemic holds important lessons for implementing early interventions in communities.

3/18/20

UB is working closely with county health officials to reach out to any students, faculty or staff who may have come into contact with the individual.

3/17/20

All non-essential employees are encouraged to work remotely, if possible.

3/16/20

Human Resources provides criteria for employees who may wish to work from home due to COVID-19 concerns.

3/15/20

The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Erie County are not believed to be directly connected to the UB community.

3/11/20

UB will remain open and all campus operations will continue without interruption.

3/11/20

The action follows SUNY guidelines prompted by COVID-19 concerns.

3/5/20

UB health communication expert Janet Yang offers tips for keeping the public informed, not alarmed.

3/4/20

UB is increasing its efforts to prepare for and respond in the event that cases of the infectious disease become more widespread and directly impact the university.

3/4/20

Following the guidance of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and SUNY, UB has directed its students who are studying abroad in countries impacted by COVID-19 to return to the U.S.

2/28/20

The disease, now formally known as Covid-19, is expected to impact both domestic and international enrollment.