Need to Know

Updated July 12, 2018

Educational Affairs has launched the Office of Educational Effectiveness to ensure that UB is achieving its goal of providing all students with a high-quality education.
“Building You: Even Better,” the Professional Staff Senate’s biennial professional development conference, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 7 at the Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center on the Richardson Olmstead Campus, Elmwood and Forest avenues, Buffalo.
The UB Coaches Caravan will stop at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Buffalo on May 31, giving UB faculty and staff the opportunity to meet and interact with the coaches of UB’s marquee athletic teams.
A panel discussion with leaders of the major Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) institutions is among the highlights of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ annual Reunion Weekend/Spring Clinical Day on May 5.
Fostering engagement among UB students, faculty, visiting artists and the community is a key mission of UB’s Creative Arts Initiative.
Due to popular demand, the Health Sciences Library is offering two more sessions of a free workshop designed to help faculty and staff find reliable, in-depth, easy-to-understand health care information.
The UB Libraries has become one of the newest members of HathiTrust, a partnership of more than 130 academic and research libraries aimed at preserving and ensuring access to millions of scholarly records.
More than 30,000 UB students, faculty and staff are already using UBbox’s free, secure and unlimited cloud storage to back up their files. Now, Box Drive is making it easier to store and access your files, and new secure folders and accounts are available for faculty and staff working with sensitive data.
The semester is winding down and finals are approaching. Soon the stress will really start to set in.
Award-winning actor and science communicator Alan Alda will visit UB on May 2 as the final speaker in the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series for 2017-18.