Święconka (shve-yen-SOHN-ka), Dyngus Day and Wigilia may be unfamiliar to those who aren’t of Polish decent, but the Polish SA is making sure all of its members live out those traditions as fully as possible.read more >>
Last Wednesday, Swierski and her advanced public relations class, COM 453, held an event aimed at helping current and future patients waiting for organ donations. Since 2009, UNYTS has sponsored an event hosted by Swierski’s class to raise awareness about the need for organ and blood donors.read more >>
Buffalo Untapped was held in North Campus’ Lake Lasalle Lot and Alumni Arena’s Triple Gym from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday evening. It was an evening undergraduate students to become more aware of what eateries, breweries and vendors Buffalo has to offer.read more >>
#HappyPeriod is a social movement made of a group of girls who supply and donate feminine products to homeless shelters and distribute them to homeless people on the streets.read more >>
As an attempt to lessen laundry room complications, UB Campus Dining and Shops (CDS) created a new mobile app for students to reserve washers and dryers. Starting April 10, washers and dryers in Wilkeson and Fargo Quads in Ellicott will be switching to the new CBORD Mobile ID laundry system.read more >>
About 56 percent of recent graduates who did not have an internship during college have full-time jobs in their field, according to a survey conducted by Gallup and Purdue University. But the survey found 71 percent of students who did have an internship have full-time jobs in their field. Because of statistics like these, UB professors and faculty in Career Services stress the importance of students landing internships as a first step to working in their desired field.read more >>
All UB students can walk into Michael Hall rooms 208 and 209 on Thursday, April 2 between 1 and 4 p.m. to receive a free confidential HIV test.read more >>
While stricken with cancer her junior year, Kelsey Barbour used running as a mechanism to cope. Now a graduate student, Barbour is set to compete in the “4K for Cancer,” a cross-country relay-style event across the United States which will raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Kids.read more >>
Sasha Unger, a freshman undecided major, doesn’t have a car of her own, but she can still drive to the doctor or the grocery store with Zipcar.
Zipcar is a car-sharing company that provides automobiles to its members.read more >>
Rabbi Moshe Gurary and his wife, Rivka, start preparing food for UB students to celebrate Passover at The Chabad House of Buffalo 10 days before the first Seder.read more >>
Choi, a sophomore political science major, is the creator of Helping You Grow Stronger (Hugs) for Tanzania.read more >>
In the Student Union Flag Room on Wednesday, Frieh and Joel Inbody, a graduate sociology student, and a D’Youville student spoke at the panel. They discussed the workers’ right to unionize without backlash from managers and owners, the working conditions in fast food restaurants, cruel and exploitative managers and the struggles people face living on the current minimum wage – $8.75 in New York State.read more >>
Some schools let students pick their rooms based on when they submit their deposit, but not UB. As an attempt to avoid a lack of housing and to assign on-campus housing to students, UB Campus Living has created a lottery system that randomly assigns students reservation numbers based on how many semesters they’ve spent living on campus.read more >>
Gail Seigel remembers when her scientific curiosity first took hold of her.read more >>
Members start their meetings like any other club, discussing club topics and issues. Then they move on to eating pasta while discussing the latest scientific news. Welcome to UB Pastafarians.read more >>
Juweria Dahir, a senior sociology major, moved from Mogadishu to Britain in 2002 to escape the sectarian violence in Somalia.
Dahir now promises to serve the refugee women in Buffalo and continue empowering women.
The Prentice Family Foundation created the Western New York Prosperity Scholarship Program for “entrepreneurial civic-minded students” like Dahir, according to a 2013 UB Graduate School news and events article.read more >>
UB’s Haiti Medical Mission is working to prevent the problems that arise when people don’t have access to health care from increasing. The mission is a five-day medical clinic in Fontaine, Haiti. It’s conducted and fundraised by UB’s first-year medical students through the Friends of Fontaine organization that is dedicated to supporting community-based development in Haiti.read more >>
Holmes is a professor in the economics department with a long and rich history, despite his fair share of disadvantages. Diagnosed with a dyslexia-like learning disorder and adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, he has proven that with unwavering willpower, one can accomplish anything.read more >>
Students were greeted with Rue’s whistle and the sound of birds chirping as they walked into the Crossroads Culinary Center forest fire on Tuesday night.read more >>