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UB Police tackles bias in policing

01/27/16 3:13pm | By Evan Schneider

The effort was designed to “train trainers” in fair and impartial policing perspectives, according to Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP), an organization designed to tackle issues of bias and interactions with the public that officers sometimes do not notice. The training is based on the “science” of bias, according to UB Chief of Police and president of the SUNY Police Chiefs Association, Gerald Schoenle.


Less full-time faculty teaching at UB Law School

01/27/16 3:09am | By MARLEE TUSKES

B’s law school went from having 54 full-time faculty members teaching in the fall of 2010 to just 27 last fall, according to the American Bar Association’s annual 509 information reports. That includes a drop off from 48 full-time faculty members who taught in the fall of 2014.


Buffalo Police investigate student robbery in University Heights

12/14/15 3:27pm | By Tom Dinki

Two suspects robbed a UB student of his cell phone and wallet while the student was walking down Winspear Avenue, located right off of South Campus, with a friend at around 10:35 p.m. Sunday. The victim said the two suspects, male teenagers wearing dark clothing, approached him asking to use his cell phone, then one suspect pointed a black handgun at him while the other struck him in the head.


UB professors have varying breakdowns for students’ final grades

UB professors have varying breakdowns for students’ final grades

12/10/15 6:18pm | By Evan Schneider

Students often have grievances about how professors decide to calculate their final grade and the dreaded finals week, which runs from Dec. 14 until Dec. 21 this semester, as a whole. Professors across different departments have their own methods for breaking down students’ grades, and some even adjust their class structure to fit student preferences.


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UB police officers recognized for excellence at SUNY Chiefs Association Awards

12/09/15 1:03am | By Thanya Theogene

UPD Lieutenant Scott Marciszewski, Officer John Sindoni and Communications Officer Robert Adamski all received awards for professionalism on campus.

The SUNY Chiefs Association Awards are held annually in Albany, New York to recognize the work university police departments within the SUNY system. The event presents officers with awards for heroism and professionalism.


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UPD investigates ‘racist and discriminatory’ letter sent to BSU president

12/08/15 7:17pm | By GABRIELA JULIA

The letter uses racial slurs and accuses several organizations, like the NAACP and the Black Lives Matters movement of being racist. Although UPD says the letter does not pose a direct threat to Oliver, it has run a number of assessments regarding the text of the letter, fingerprints and the physical letter itself. And as a precaution and per protocol, UB has shared the letter with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).