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Governor Andrew Cuomo signs Middle Class Recovery Act at UB

20 hours ago | By BENJAMIN BLANCHET

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Middle Class Recovery Act in front of over 300 people at UB’s Downtown Medical Campus on Thursday.

In a 20-minute speech, Cuomo addressed the act, which funds $32 million toward a UB “Innovation Hub.” The grant, approved Thursday afternoon by the Empire State Development Board of Directors, allows access of incubator space to house technology startups on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.


Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals host second debate watch party

10/10/16 11:41am | By MADDY FOWLER

The Buffalo Urban League hosted the watch party. The event was facilitated by Deidree Golbourne, a senior African American studies major, and Kenny Berrouet, a senior business administration major. Golbourne is a participant in the Buffalo Urban League’s youth employment program and Berrouet is a development and communication intern for the Buffalo Urban League.


UB Votes Effort releases voter information and Election Day polling locations

10/02/16 6:11pm | By HANNAH STEIN

UB Votes Effort, a new initiative on campus, is working on registering students and faculty to vote before the voter registration deadline on Oct. 14. Students are tabling in the Student Union, across campus and are going into classes as requested to register students to vote. Jude Butch, coordinator of UB Votes and assistant director of student engagement, started the initiative.


Presidential debate rundown

09/27/16 5:52pm | By SARAH CROWLEY

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump kicked off the first presidential debate on Monday night. NBC Nightly News anchor Lestor Holt moderated the debate, which took place at Hofstra University. Experts projected 100 million viewers would watch the televised debate.