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President Tripathi sits down with The Spectrum

12/05/16 9:27am | By GABRIELA JULIA

President Satish Tripathi wants all students to know how visible he is on campus. He attends basketball games, has dinner with students and said he is attentive to their needs.

“I’m not just someone on the fifth floor of Capen that students can’t come and talk to,” Tripathi said.


News briefs: What you need to know locally, nationally, globally

11/27/16 8:36pm | By News Desk

The School of Management was placed on Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the nation’s best full-time MBA programs, ranking No. 47. The school ranks No. 22 among public universities. There are more than 16,000 business schools worldwide and UB’s School of Management is one of roughly 775 schools recognized by the AACSB International and the only school in the Buffalo Niagara region to be placed in Bloomberg’s ranking.


Two construction workers rescued at UB’s new medical school

11/23/16 10:14am | By HANNAH STEIN

Two construction workers were rescued Monday morning after a scaffolding issue at the new UB medical school.

An equipment issue left the scaffold hanging “at a severe angle” from the eight-story building, according to The Buffalo News. The workers’ secondary harnesses activated and leveled them to the ground.


Post-election political briefs

11/14/16 7:42pm | By News Desk

President-elect Donald Trump has doubled down on his statements regarding the mass deportation of immigrants.

Trump told CBS News that mass deportation of undocumented immigrants is currently not a high priority during his first on-air interview since winning the presidential election.


Buffalo protesters speak out against President-elect Donald Trump

11/14/16 9:32am | By TORI ROSEMAN and SARAH CROWLEY

Adrianna Ragland stood on the monument in Niagara Circle and began to chant to an audience of hundreds, “No Trump, no KKK, no racist USA.”

Ragland, a graduate student in UB’s school of social work, wanted to stand up and take action against President-elect Donald Trump.

She was part of a protest that took place Sunday at the Niagara Circle where approximately 300 people gathered to voice their concern about Trump’s impending presidency. People of all ages held signs, played instruments and spoke in front of the crowd in unison. Those who spoke discussed racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights and immigration.