Need to Know

Updated July 12, 2018

UB will soon roll out Shop Blue, a new eProcurement system that provides an Amazon-like purchasing experience that will greatly reduce both the procurement process and improve delivery times.
El Niño and climate change will be the topic of a RENEW Innovation Lecture on June 14.
UB’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is urging all UB employees to review the university’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy and complete the most recent online training program, “2018 Intersections: Preventing Harassment and Sexual Violence.”
The higher gas prices go, the more people look to public transportation.
Elizabeth Adelman, vice dean for legal information services and director of the Charles B. Sears Law Library in the School of Law, has been appointed interim vice provost for university libraries, effective June 13.
The renewal and application processes are now open for faculty/staff parking permits for the 2018-19 academic year.
SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English Carl Dennis and Alan Feldman will read from their new books of poetry "Night School" and "The Golden Coin", respectively, on May 24.
The University Libraries is offering a week of free workshops designed to help faculty, staff, students, library staff retirees and alumni improve their skills working with data and data-based reports.
The Professional Staff Senate will hold its annual Awards Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 5 at Banchetti by Rizzo’s, 550 North French Road, Amherst.
Green Your Commute Day on May 18 promotes and celebrates sustainable modes of transportation.