UB President Satish Tripathi and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs A. Scott Weber announced in an email Wednesday that the university intends to resume in-person instruction in the fall.
This year, UB’s dorms and campus apartments will offer winter break housing at nightly rates comparable to those of the Red Roof PLUS+ and other area motels.
After weeks of heated debate — which the UB student representative called a “total bureaucratic disaster” — the Faculty Senate Executive Committee decided on Oct. 28 to eliminate the 2021 spring break.
UB has received an additional $8.1 million in funding to continue its participation in the Women’s Health Initiative through 2027, the university announced Wednesday.
UB administered nearly 16,000 COVID tests during the final two weeks of the in-person component of the fall semester, according to the university’s COVID dashboard.
UB has 100 confirmed active on-campus cases of COVID-19 among students and employees, according to the university's COVID-19 dashboard.
On Tuesday, UB President Satish Tripathi announced in an email that the university still plans on transitioning to remote learning on Nov. 24, even as on-campus COVID cases rise.
Mail-in voting practices, which date back to the Civil War, were also the target of myriad social media attacks alleging fraudulent ballot counting and ballot burning in key swing states. The allegations, compounded with the stresses and uncertainties of first-time voting, left many students wondering whether their voices would be heard.
Junior political science major Ameerah Ahmed stayed up till 4 a.m. on Election Day to watch live coverage of the presidential election.