Faculty at UB are concerned about “overwhelming” clerical tasks, retention of teaching faculty, stability within their departments and shared governance, responses to a Faculty Senate survey obtained by The Spectrum show.
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Months after its office flooded during last December’s extreme blizzard, the UB Student Association (SA) is spending thousands of dollars on office repairs.
“Do you want to make your mark?”
Who hasn’t heard “We should talk about something else” when politics comes up at a family gathering?
Lee Melvin, UB’s vice provost for enrollment management, will retire effective at the end of the year, Provost A. Scott Weber announced in a post to UB’s website Friday. Weber’s statement did not quote Melvin directly or name a reason for his retirement.
Immediately upon entering, four sentences confronted visitors:
Aaaaaahhhhhhhh!!!!! It’s that dreaded last stretch of the semester where assignments are piled high and stress levels are even higher. Final exams and papers are sure to suck up a lot of your time, but hopefully everyone can find a little time to destress. Because finals are scary.
The best place to eat chicken wings in Buffalo has been an ongoing debate among UB students for years. Whether students are talking about a restaurant’s wing sauce consistency or texture, students can’t seem to find common ground when it comes to choosing the best place, until now.
Nobody back in the Beatles’ heyday would have predicted that in the year 2023, they’d be able to open up Spotify on Friday and see a brand new Beatles release. They also would have a lot of questions about Spotify and the strange hyper-intelligent block (known as a “smartphone”) that played the song, but that’s beside the point.
This past Monday, local audiences witnessed the premiere of “The Niagara Movement,” a film by WNED PBS and Buffalo Toronto Public Media that challenges assumptions about The Civil Rights movement and the ripple effects that are still felt today.
UB football (3-7, 3-3 MAC) lost a must-win Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup against the Ohio Bobcats (7-3, 4-2 MAC), 20-10, at UB Stadium Tuesday night. Despite the loss, the game highlighted the Bulls’ defensive ability as they held Ohio to 236 total yards.
Kimberly Beaty has been selected as the next chief of University Police, UB officials announced last week.
Everybody needs a little jazz in their life.
UB men’s basketball (0-1, 0-0 MAC) fell to the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Knights (1-0, 0-0 NEC) in the season opener at Alumni Arena Monday night, 92-86. The game was former Villanova assistant coach George Halcovage III’s first game as UB head coach.
The UB women’s basketball team (1-0, 0-0 MAC) came from behind against the Canisius Golden Griffins (0-1, 0-0 MAAC) in the season opener at Alumni Arena Monday night, winning 69-60. The Bulls dominated the second half, outscoring Canisius 43-28 in the latter 20 minutes and grabbing the lead in the fourth quarter after trailing by 10 in the third.
UB will be providing an on-demand shuttle to the polls for students who are registered to vote with an on-campus address, according to UB Parking and Transportation’s website.
UB women’s volleyball (22-5, 12-3 MAC) won both games against the Miami (OH) RedHawks (5-22, 1-14 MAC) this past Friday and Saturday at Alumni Arena. Both meetings ended in a decisive 3-0 victory for the Bulls, keeping them on top of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) East table and second overall in the conference. The Bulls clinched a spot in the MAC Tournament with Saturday’s senior-night victory, marking the Bulls’ first back-to-back MAC Tournament appearances since 2018-19.
Members of the UB community donated at least $30,525 in 2023 to the two candidates running for Erie County Executive, according to data from the New York State Board of Elections.
This semester might not be over, but it’s already time to plan the next one. With hundreds of classes to choose from, filling out a Schedule Builder that doesn’t look like the side of Furnas Hall is no easy feat.