UB will host the Class of 2020 for an in-person commencement celebration on Friday, Oct. 1. The festivities, which were initially pushed online last May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will potentially bring thousands of students, along with their friends and families, to campus.
Students can expect to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their peers at football games and walk around the Academic Spine maskless, according to long-awaited health and safety guidance released by UB Thursday.
When COVID-19 hit Buffalo, UB President Satish Tripathi saw an opportunity to listen to music, read non-fiction books and catch up on some much-needed sleep.
UB announced Friday that it plans to close the UB Confucius Institute after 11 years of promoting Chinese culture across Western New York.
All SUNY and CUNY in-person students will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 starting in the fall semester, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a tweet Monday.
UB was ranked 20th among U.S. public institutions and 50th among U.S. universities in the 2021 QS World University Rankings released Thursday.
The search for 19-year-old Buffalo State student Saniyya Dennis continues more than one week after her disappearance.
Brian Hamluk has been selected to serve as the university’s vice president for student life, effective June 1, President Satish Tripathi announced in an email to the UB community Monday.
A Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences resident is alleging in a lawsuit that Amil Akl, a fellow resident, groomed, sexually harassed and sexually assaulted her, and that the school “ignored its [own] policies” when it failed to take action.
UB will resume its plans to administer 200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to residential students at its Student Union vaccination clinic beginning Thursday.
UB administrators showcased their progress on the university’s Climate Action Plan in a Zoom panel Thursday.
Michael Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is stepping down from these roles effective Aug. 31 to assume a “faculty position,” the university wrote in a news release Tuesday.
UB’s Health Guidelines committee will meet Wednesday to discuss the CDC’s new mask guidelines and how the university plans to distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to students after it was temporarily paused.
Montana Desabio won the only contested race for SA e-board and students chose to make the student activity fee mandatory during a three-day election that ended Friday.
UB has begun construction on five ground-mounted solar panel sites around North Campus, which officials expect to be completed by fall 2021.
UB students celebrated Tuesday after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of two murder counts and one manslaughter count for his role in the death of George Floyd.