Need to Know

Published September 27, 2023

  • UB expects minimal short-term impact from federal government shutdown
    UB expects minimal short-term impacts to current research projects and no interruption in the disbursement of student financial aid should the federal government shut down on Oct. 1.

    UB research projects that have already received federal grant funding should not be immediately affected by a shutdown. However, with agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation likely to furlough workers during a shutdown, UB researchers would be unable to receive new federal grant funding or technical assistance from federal agencies on new or recently submitted grant applications.
  • Feedback sought on Middle States self-study
    UB has completed a draft of the self-study required for reaccreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and members of the UB community are invited to review the document and provide feedback
  • UB maternal health forum celebrates the life of Pearl Young
    Improving maternal health outcomes is the focus of “A Mother Pearl Young Legacy Forum on Hope and Healing: Advancing Key Maternal Health Policies” being held Sept. 29 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB.
  • SPHHP reaccredited for another seven years
    The School of Public Health and Health Professions has been reaccredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for the next seven years, the longest term possible.
  • Does mindfulness help migraine?
    The potential for mindfulness to benefit migraine sufferers is the theme of the annual Lawrence and Nancy Golden Lectureship in Mind Body Medicine on Sept. 28 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB.
  • UB to offer free dental care to WNY vets
    The School of Dental Medicine will present its eighth annual Dentistry Smiles for Veterans on Nov. 11, an initiative dedicated to honoring veterans.
  • UB to host its largest in-person job and internship fair since 2019
    In a shift back to normalcy, UB is gearing up to host its largest in-person job and internship fair in more than four years. The STEAM Job + Internship Fair, aimed at students from science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics backgrounds, will take place from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in Alumni Arena.
  • Support 2023-24 Faculty Staff Campaign
    UB has officially launched the 2023-24 Faculty Staff Campaign, giving employees the opportunity to support an area of the university that is most meaningful to them.
  • Perry lecture to address epidemic of disability
    As people live longer and chronic diseases grow more prevalent, so does the impact of disability worldwide. Alan Jette believes that fact has resulted in no less than an unrecognized public health epidemic.
  • UB MBA rises in Bloomberg Businessweek ranking
    Bloomberg Businessweek has again ranked the School of Management’s MBA program one of the nation’s best. The school rose one place in the 2023-24 ranking to No. 69, placing it solidly in the top 10% of AACSB-accredited business schools.