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Kapoor Hall
6/25/15

With the upcoming publication of a sequel to the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," members of the UB Law School community reflect on the book's hero, Atticus Finch, the great fictional lawyer who they say represents the best of the profession and the best of humanity.

Featured Stories

GSE student receives scholarships
6/25/15

Graduate School of Education doctoral student Maryam Sadat Sharifian has received three scholarships to encourage her “to make a difference in the world."

Rite of passage
6/25/15

Two hundred UB medical residents received their long white coats in a ceremony symbolizing they have graduated from medical school and earned the title of physician.

Green alternative
6/25/15

BikeShare at UB is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel around campus.

What would Atticus do?
6/25/15

With the upcoming publication of a sequel to the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," members of the UB Law School community reflect on the book's hero, Atticus Finch, the great fictional lawyer who they say represents the best of the profession and the best of humanity.

Redemption road
6/25/15

Sean Bearden's nontraditional path to a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship began with his dropping out of high school and spending time in prison before landing at UB and becoming a dedicated physicist and one of the university's most accomplished students of 2014-15.

Tripathi to speak at Newman series
6/23/15

President Satish Tripathi will discuss “The Value of Higher Education: A Personal and Public Good” in the next installment of the Bridge Lecture Series on June 24.

Great books
6/22/15

English professor Ken Dauber is soliciting suggestions from faculty for a list of the 10 books every student should read before graduation.

Community art
6/18/15

UB's Anderson Gallery will feature a new outdoor work of art in September — created from fabric and constructed by local volunteers — that will cover sections of the building.

Anchoring the future
6/18/15

UB’s Office of Educational Collaboration and Engagement is among the organizations spearheading an effort to harness Buffalo’s “eds and meds” to create pathways to jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities.

GSE launches first online PhD
6/18/15

The Graduate School of Education's new online programs — including its first PhD program and a certificate program in online education — join a growing list of online offerings by the school in what has been called today’s fastest-growing education-delivery model.   

News Briefs

6/25/15
Tens of thousands of spectators will flock to the North Campus on July 4 to watch a spectacular fireworks display over Lake LaSalle and celebrate Independence Day.
6/18/15
UB’s QUIT smoking cessation program, which boasts of a success rate of nearly 80 percent among those finishing treatment, returns for another run this summer and fall, giving smokers — especially the heaviest ones — what could be their best chance to stop the habit.
6/11/15
UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, in collaboration with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise, MedTech and National Grid, will co-sponsor 10 local biotech companies at the 2015 BIO International Convention, the world’s largest event for the biotechnology industry.
6/4/15
The University Community Farmers Market will open for its ninth season on June 6 at its old location along the Main Street sidewalk at Kenmore Avenue at the edge of the South Campus.
6/4/15
Work to repair the 84-year-old MacKay Heating Plant on the South Campus has begun.
5/28/15
The second annual ECRC Kids Fun Run & Obstacle Course, a family-friendly fundraising event for UB’s Early Childhood Research Center, will take place June 20 in Founders Plaza on the North Campus.
5/28/15
The School of Dental Medicine will co-sponsor the first Erie County Health Mall (ECHM) Health Fair and Community Day.
5/28/15
Tonga Pham, director of campus facilities and sustainability for Ryerson University in Toronto, has been named associate vice president for university facilities at UB.