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Two thousand, six hundred and ninety UB logins stolen in data breach

05/19/18 1:12pm | By BENJAMIN BLANCHET

Thousands of UB community members’ account information have been hacked.

On Friday, UB confirmed that J. Brice Bible, vice president and chief information officer, is investigating and responding to a breach of 2,690 UBITName accounts. The breach affects 1,800 student accounts, 862 alumni accounts and 28 faculty and staff accounts, according to UB spokesperson John Della Contrada.


News briefs: What to know locally, nationally and globally

01/14/17 12:12pm | By News Desk

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed expanding UB’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences during his regional State of the State Address on Jan. 9 at UB.

Cuomo spoke to roughly 1,800 invited guests in the Center for the Arts. He proposed allocating $20 million to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to support the university’s plans to expand the medical school’s class size by its 25 percent goal, according to a UB news release.


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.