Meet the Candidates: UB Council student representative
The UB Council consists of 10 members: nine appointed by the Governor of New York for seven-year terms and one elected by the students for each academic year. The UB Council student representative election will take place online beginning Tuesday morning. Polls open at 12 a.m. Tuesday and close at 5 p.m. Thursday. The official results will be announced Thursday via email.
UB’s union approves resolution to make UB Foundation more transparent
The Buffalo Center Chapter of the United University Professions (UUP), UB’s union representing academic and professional employees, came to a resolution last Friday requesting the UB Foundation (UBF) be more transparent in and accountable for its financial decisions.
SA reduces pay of its executive board
Senate approves 2014-15 budget
On Sunday evening, the SA Senate passed the 2014-15 undergraduate SA budget with eight senators approving and three abstaining. The budget includes a breakdown of allocations of funds to clubs, office expenses, entertainment and student stipends – highlighted by a decrease in pay for the three executive board members from $12,000 per person to $10,000.
UB raises more than $55,000 at annual Relay For Life event
Students walk all night in support of cancer research
On Friday night, about 85 teams – including people from Greek Life, the resident halls, clubs as well as cancer survivors – gathered for UB’s Relay For Life in Alumni Area. The night had a superhero theme.
Video: Spectrum 360 Newscast – 4/13/14
In this episode of Spectrum 360, The Spectrum's weekly newscast, see stories on UB Con, standout softball pitcher Tori Speckman and Autism Spectrum Disorder and its affect on families.
The Lab Coat Chronicles: new scientific findings at UB
The latest research being conducted at UB.
‘Heartbleed’ bug bleeds private user data onto the Internet
Bug exploits loophole in encryption protocols, leaks private data
Wednesday, Chief Information Officer J. Brice Bible sent an email to all students and faculty informing them of “Heartbleed” – an online bug that experts say left up to two-thirds of Internet servers open to potential breach.
UB offers new master’s degree, certificate program in historic preservation
Beginning in the fall, students can immerse themselves in historic preservation with the introduction of an advanced master-level certificate in historic preservation and a graduate program, titled “Master of Science in Architecture in Urban Design and Historic Preservation.”
Video: Spectrum 360 Newscast – 4/6/14
In this episode of Spectrum 360, The Spectrum's weekly newscast, the team reports on the announcement of UB's Spring Fest, an MFA student making noise on campus and spring football practice opening up.
Ambassadors for Africa breaks stereotypes, changes lives
Study abroad program embraces South African, Rwandan political history and culture
This summer, Shaun Irlam, the department chair of comparative literature, will instruct his annual study abroad program in South Africa and Rwanda in light of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the inauguration of Nelson Mandela.