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11/16/17 1:52am | By News Desk


UB ranked among top universities for international students

UB is ranked among the top 25 institutions for hosting international students. UB is ranked No. 21 by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in the institute’s 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. UB had 7,252 graduate students as of 2016. UB has the third highest graduate student population in New York State and the highest number of graduate students among SUNY institutions.


UB students and faculty discuss absentee voting

04/05/16 9:06pm | By Evan Schneider

Students living away from home must go through a different process to vote than those who go to school near home. Absentee ballots are required to vote if one is away from his or her county the day of the election, according to the New York State Board of Elections.


UB symposium highlights Syrian refugee crisis

04/03/16 1:58pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

UB’s School of Social Work held a Syrian Conflict symposium on Thursday at the Buffalo and Erie County Central Library, located in downtown Buffalo. Students, professors, medical, legal and social work professionals from the Buffalo area all gathered to discuss the implications of the refugee resettlement


Alpha Epsilon Pi hosts ‘Balling for Boobs’ basketball tournament

04/03/16 1:51pm | By Kori Hughes

Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) hosted its fifth annual Balling for Boobs three-on-three charity basketball tournament on April 2. This year’s tournament was originally projected to raise $500, but raised $800 – nearly triple the donations from last year. All proceeds from the tournament went to the American Cancer Society with part of the money being set aside for breast cancer research.


Missing UB student found OK

03/31/16 10:39pm | By Tom Dinki

University Police has found a student that went missing Thursday.

At approximately 9 p.m., UPD announced it was looking for Sahba Abraha, who was last seen getting off the bus at the Ellicott Complex on North Campus Thursday at noon. UPD tweeted at approximately 10:30 p.m. that Abraha had been found OK.