Updated July 8, 2020

Let’s Talk about Race,” the series of university-wide lectures, town halls and other events designed to foster conversations toward achieving UB’s goal of deep cultural and structural transformation, continues on July 15 with A Call to Action: Town Hall with the Provost and Unit Diversity Officers at UB.”
For three days this July, students from middle schools, high schools and colleges around the world will get a glimpse of the pharmacy profession at the fifth annual UB Pharmacy Summer Institute.
Kalpesh Desai has been named director of diversity initiatives in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars is seeking applicants to take part in the Inclusive Autonomous Vehicle Design Challenge.
There’s some sad news to report on the UB wildlife front this week. A fully fledged female peregrine falcon was found deceased on Winspear Avenue, UB Sustainability reported.
The sixth annual UB Giving Day was originally scheduled for April 21-22, but like most other things at UB and around the world, plans had to be changed. Rather than cancel, however, the Division of University Advancement is forging ahead. The 24-hour virtual event kicks off at noon on June 9.
Kristina M. Johnson is stepping down as SUNY Chancellor to become president of The Ohio State University on Sept. 1.
Michael E. Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB, has been appointed to serve on the Western New York Control Room, which monitors statistics related to COVID-19 in the region.
Attention UB cyclists! Faculty, staff, students and alumni can take part in a healthy ─ and friendly ─ competition this summer while getting in their miles on the roads and trails, or in the gym.
The School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) has named attorney, CPA and entrepreneurship advocate Thomas A. Palmer an executive in residence.