Need to Know

Updated March 14, 2018

State Assemblyman Sean Ryan on Monday called for a minimum of $3.5 million to be included in this year’s state budget to fund UB’s technology-based economic development programs, which helped industry partners create 372 new jobs in Buffalo in fiscal 2016-17.
The Department of Theatre and Dance will present William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” March 9-11 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
Concert organist and Jamestown native Joshua Stafford will present a recital on UB’s landmark Fisk Organ at 7:30 p.m. March 2 in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall, North Campus.
Scottish artist Jacqueline Donachie will screen and discuss her films “Hazel” and “Tomorrow Belongs to Me” Feb. 27 and March 1 as part of UB’s Arts Collaboratory Healthcare Initiative.
At a time when school shootings are seemingly common events, University Police offers departments and units across the university training that can help them prepare if such an incident ever happened at UB.
The University Libraries’ Sustainability Movie Series will premiere on Feb. 19 with a screening of “Gambling on Extinction” (2015), a documentary directed by Jakob Kneser about the illegal wildlife trade in Africa and Asia.
Neal Plazio, executive chef for Campus Dining & Shops (CDS), has been named the 2018 Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) of Greater Buffalo.
Our dinner plate … and climate change?
The UB Art Galleries’ Screen Projects public art video initiative’s first offering of the spring semester is a video installation by contemporary Palestinian artist Sharif Waked that, Waked says, “ponders, imagines and interrogates fashion for Israeli checkpoints.”
UB students, think you’ve got a unique solution to a global problem? If so, stop by an informational session on Feb. 12 and learn about the World’s Challenge Challenge and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.