Need to Know

Updated March 19, 2019

The Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIX) is presenting a talk and film screening in association with the exhibition “Revolution: Civil Rights at UB, 1960-1975,” currently on display in the Silverman Library.
Social work and economic justice is the topic of the School of Social Work’s 4th Annual Symposium on March 27.
Starting this fall, the School of Management will offer an innovative Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Management to arm students with the business and technical skills that companies are demanding in the digital age.
Amherst Central High School and the Graduate School of Education are teaming up on March 8 for what may be the first-ever celebration in a Western New York school of International Women’s Day. The celebration will feature school-wide events and “learn-in/tech-in” sessions to raise awareness of women’s issues among all students.
Susan Vivian Mangold, professor emerita in the UB School of Law, will speak about the impact of the foster care and justice systems on women and girls at a Women’s History Month event on March 13.
The ongoing controversy and “continuing concern” of athletes’ speaking out and demonstrating on societal and government issues is the focus of “Freedom of Expression: The First Amendment and Athletics,” a panel discussion from noon to 1:30 p.m. March 7 in 567 Capen Hall, North Campus.
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.
Registration is now open for Business Day 2019, the annual day of training, information gathering and networking presented by Finance and Administration.
UB faculty are invited to share their research ideas and interests with other faculty at the spring Research Faculty Happy Hour, co-hosted by the Center for Educational Innovation and the Office of Research and Economic Development.
The search for the next vice provost for university libraries is underway, with the appointment of a search committee headed by Suzanne Rosenblith, dean of the Graduate School of Education.