Need to Know

Updated March 14, 2018

UB employees who are caring for an older relative or friend can take advantage of an educational program presented by UB’s Employee Assistance Program that is designed to provide the tools needed to help caregivers take care of themselves while helping their loved one.
Faculty and staff at any stage of their career can learn more about how the retirement process works at UB at the second annual Retirement and Financial Planning Fair on March 22.
Leaders from the business, nonprofit and academic worlds will come together on May 4 for a conference hosted by the School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).
UB faculty and staff who have a child or other relative in the final stages of the college-decision process can get some insider tips at a special session that should make navigating the final weeks to the May 1 deposit deadline a bit smoother.
Enrollment is now open for the Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC), a new learning opportunity for faculty, staff, students and anybody interested in using emerging technologies for personal and professional growth.
The School of Social Work Global Interest Group will host a free screening of the documentary “Bending the Arc” at 6 p.m. March 14 in 120 Clemens Hall, North Campus.
Aviva Abramovsky, dean of the School of Law, and Nancy Nielsen, senior associate dean for health policy in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB, and past president of the American Medical Association, are among notable Western New York women taking part in a panel discussion on March 10 as part of the “Transformational Leadership: Women in Power” networking event.
An advanced graduate certificate in public health will be offered at the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) beginning in fall 2018.
The University Libraries Special Collections, which includes The Poetry Collection, University Archives, and Rare and Special Books, will reopen to the campus community on March 5.
The Zodiaque Dance Ensemble, celebrating its 20th anniversary season, will present its spring concert, “Cool Hunting,” March 9-11 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.