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Updated February 24, 2017

UB will hold its second annual Shared Governance Day on March 7 with a joint meeting of the Faculty Senate and the Professional Staff Senate.
A daylong workshop designed to help members of the UB community learn methods for handling conflict and build a more inclusive community at the university will be held on March 11 on the North Campus.
T-Mobile subscribers should see improved coverage at several locations on the North Campus — including Ellicott, the Student Union, Knox Hall and Governors — now that the cellular carrier is subscribing to the Verizon Wireless Distributed Antenna System (DAS).
Members of the UB community who want to learn more about the regional ErieHack competition are invited to attend an information session from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28 in the South Lake Community Center, North Campus.
CBS will be in the house on Friday when the UB men’s basketball team takes on Akron in a rematch of last year’s MAC championship game.
The UB Libraries will hold a free workshop for early-career faculty that aims to demystify the task of academic publishing.
The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives during the next four weeks on the North Campus.
The UB Humanities Institute will host a National Endowment for the Humanities regional application-writing workshop on Feb. 24 in the Center for the Arts.
UB will once again be participating in the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey of faculty career satisfaction.
Recognition continues to roll in for UB’s sustainability efforts. UB ranks among the top 50 U.S. universities in’s 2017 Green Report, released last week. UB landed at No. 45 on the list.