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UB partners to create $47.4 million Empire Discovery Institute

05/29/18 8:17pm | By BENJAMIN BLANCHET

UB, University of Rochester and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center are partnering with a new institute to identify and support early-stage drug candidates.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking re-election, announced the creation of the Empire Discovery Institute on Thursday. The institute will assist UB, University of Rochester and Roswell Park in drug research discoveries. The institute will receive $35.4 million over five years from Empire State Development and $12 million from partner institutes.


Carl Paladino gives speech to UB College Republicans

04/04/17 2:35pm | By MADDY FOWLER

Carl Paladino thinks if people do not like him, they should “turn off the TV and go for a walk.”

The Buffalo School Board member and former chair of President Donald Trump’s New York campaign addressed 60 students in 106 Knox Hall on Monday night. Halfway through his speech, roughly 15 students interrupted the speech in protest.


Overview of off-campus housing near UB

03/30/17 9:59am | By MADDY FOWLER

Finding the perfect off-campus spot to settle can be tricky, especially since UB’s surrounding area offers so many options. All of these housing options present their own issues and conveniences, depending on location, price and amenities.


Aviva Abramovsky appointed dean of UB Law School

03/27/17 6:31pm | By HANNAH STEIN

Aviva Abramovsky has been named dean of UB's School of Law, effective in July, after an international search. Abramovsky will be the first female dean of the law school.

“I do take the historic appointment with all due seriousness and recognize it as the honor it is,” Abramovsky said.


UB Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate hold Day of Shared Governance

03/08/17 7:02pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The UB Offices of Shared Governance – Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate – met Tuesday afternoon in Center for Tomorrow. Along with the two Senates were 10 guest speakers – including Student Association President Matt Rivera and Graduate Student Association (GSA) President Tanja Aho – who participated in a Q&A panel. There were approximately 40 people in attendance.


UB professors weigh in on Gov. Cuomo’s free tuition plan

03/06/17 11:12am | By MADDY FOWLER

Students may be able to attend any SUNY and CUNY schools with free tuition in the near future.

But UB professors are questioning what “free tuition” means.

On Jan. 3, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a proposal to make college tuition-free at all SUNY and CUNY institutions forfamilies making less than $125,000 per year.


UB students question meal plan time gaps

03/06/17 10:59am | By EMA MAKAS

When students are running late for breakfast and the clock hits 10:46 a.m., it is officially too late for them to use their breakfast meal credit.

On weekdays, students can use a breakfast meal swipe from 7 a.m-10:30 a.m. If a student wants to purchase a meal between 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., they must use dining dollars or campus cash