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Updated December 4, 2017

UB is going to the dogs again. The therapy dogs, that is.
UB employees interested in serving on the boards of nonprofit organizations are invited to take part in the charitySTRONG online board matching program.
Members of United University Professions who have accrued more than the maximum-allowed 40 vacation days may donate them to a UUP colleague who is seriously ill or injured and has run out of sick-leave accruals.
Campus Dining and Shops (CDS) chefs are submerging themselves in a vegan-only diet — both on campus and at home — this week in an effort to reframe their thinking surrounding plant-based meal planning and execution.
The Department of Music offers members of the UB community opportunities to hear great music at no cost.
The School of Nursing’s baccalaureate, master’s, doctor of nursing practice, and post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs have been granted a full 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will offer her thoughts on leadership at a special program on Nov. 27 presented by the School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).
Some of the area’s most distinguished journalists will come together Nov. 29 for a “Presidents and the Press” roundtable to discuss the role of a free media in American politics.
The Health Insurance Option Transfer Period for state employees, during which workers can change their health insurance carrier, voluntarily cancel coverage or change from family to individual coverage, runs through Dec. 15.
With winter looming, Parking and Transportation Services offers some tips to help your travel to and around campus.