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News about upcoming UB events that may be of interest to the media.


The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host its first Smile Day at the Museum Health Fair, offering dental screenings to children and adults with special needs, an overlooked population in dental care. 


Robert Gallo, co-discoverer of HIV as the cause of AIDS and creator of the HIV blood test, will visit the University at Buffalo to help mark the launch of the university’s Global Virus Network Center of Excellence as one of the world’s premier virology research centers. 


Stephen Dunnett, UB vice provost for international education, will update members of the media on President Trump’s executive order of Jan. 27 that temporarily suspends entry to the U.S. by citizens of seven countries on the order’s impact on UB and the university’s response.


The projects were conducted through a UB-led program that aims to improve science education for kids in Buffalo.


She will discuss the work of the U.S. government to address the global refugee crisis and the efforts of cities like Buffalo to welcome refugees.


The program aims to serve 180 veterans on Saturday.


Sandro Galea, dean of Boston University's School of Public Health, will discuss the public health issues related to gun violence in a talk titled “Can We Mitigate the Gun Violence Epidemic?”


UB welcomes three visionaries Wednesday who will discuss leadership, megatrends and sustainability as part of the RENEW Distinguished Lecture Series.


Randi Zuckerberg, former director of marketing at Facebook, will speak at 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 in Alumni Arena as part of the UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


UB will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 7-9, featuring a variety of events and activities, including the Homecoming football game against MAC rival Kent State.