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Updated June 23, 2017

President Satish Tripathi has been named the Mid-American Conference’s representative to the NCAA Board of Directors. The appointment was made at the MAC Council of President’s meeting held recently in Cleveland.
Tens of thousands of spectators will flock to the North Campus on July 4 to watch a spectacular fireworks display over Lake LaSalle and celebrate Independence Day.
Aaron Bartley, co-founder and executive director of the community development agency People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH), is the recipient of the first annual Alison Des Forges Memorial Award.
Some roads and parking lots on the eastern end of the North Campus will be closed, beginning on June 19, as UB hosts the Ride for Roswell on June 24.
The ramp from the Audubon Parkway at Flint Road to northbound Millersport Highway will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon on June 16 so that workers can repair street lights.
Derek Nichols, who was most recently director of education and outreach for Grassroots Gardens WNY, has been named sustainability engagement coordinator at UB.
UB’s Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) has awarded the HIV Research Trust Award to Waheed Adeola Adedeji, a physician scientist at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria.
In one 24-hour period last month, UB alumni and friends met a challenge that unlocked $25,000 from the UB Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Volunteers are needed to help with Western New York’s celebration of World Refugee Day, a global event initiated in 2000 by the United Nations that is designed to recognize the people who add diversity to our communities.
Jose Aviles, associate vice provost and director of admissions, is leaving his position at UB to become the inaugural senior associate vice president of enrollment management and chief enrollment officer at Louisiana State University.