Past News Briefs

Scott Tong, a correspondent for the public radio program Marketplace, will discuss his new book, “A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World,” on Thursday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in 120 Clemens Hall.
Social Security will be the subject of a free seminar April 14 at UB’s Center for Tomorrow.
Interested in learning more about the computer system that bested “Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings?
The Department of Music’s first Brown Bag Concert of the spring semester will take place at noon on Feb. 2 in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall, North Campus.
The Department of Music is running a special ticket promotion on Jan. 29, with patrons who buy tickets for any department-sponsored concert during the spring semester receiving one complimentary ticket for every ticket purchased at full price. 
The UB Women’s Club will hold its annual wine tasting to raise money for the Grace Capen Scholarship on Feb. 5 at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 2404 North Forest Road, Getzville.
One of the nation’s top trial lawyers has been chosen to receive the UB Law School’s highest honor.
Special winter session dates for open figure drawing will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 13 and 20 in 208 Center for the Arts, North Campus.
As the fall semester ends, the 2015 Campaign for the Community is coming to a close. But there’s still time to donate.
“Excelsior,” meaning “ever upward,” is New York State’s official motto and upward-looking UB Law School seniors are now eligible for the governor’s Excelsior Service Fellowship Program, which aims to bring high-achieving new graduates into public service.