UB has received a $293,000 grant to build micro-credential training courses for computer science department faculty.
UB is temporarily moving its Student Health Services center to a single-story building near North Campus, the university announced in a UBNow story last week.
A $28 million renovation of Crosby Hall commenced on Sept. 22, according to a UBNow story. The project will restore the historical architecture of the building while improving student learning facilities and advancing UB’s sustainability initiatives, the university says. It is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2023.
Roughly 800 students — approximately 8.2% of the graduating Class of 2020 — walked the Alumni Arena stage Friday for UB’s first in-person commencement ceremony since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s mandate that all health care workers receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine took effect Monday, potentially affecting hundreds of UB-affiliated health care employees.
Students’ dining options keep getting thinner.
Students looking to visit Canada in the near future will face restrictions due to Canadian COVID-19 requirements. Canada requires all visitors be fully vaccinated and present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours before entering the country.
UB has a 14-day rolling percent positive average of 1.23% for COVID-19, but experts say students shouldn’t fear a surge in cases.
Starting in October, students who live on campus and test positive for COVID-19 will be quarantined in South Campus’ Clement Hall.
UB’s Student Association hasn’t publicly released any information regarding this year’s Fall Fest or Comedy Series, but SA president Nicholas Singh told The Spectrum last week that his team is in the “planning stages” for these events.