The New York State Coalition for Open Government held a press conference Monday to discuss two bills that would reform Open Meetings and Freedom of Information laws.
UB President Satish Tripathi announced Wednesday morning that UB’s 175th commencement ceremony will be held in person and over livestream, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.
A pair of UB faculty members are creating a fast hydrogel stereolithography technology printing (FLOAT) method that could develop 3D printed organs and save lives.
UB has spent $12.4 million on COVID-19-related expenses since the start of the pandemic, according to university spokesperson John DellaContrada. These expenses include testing, supplies and the school’s transition to online learning.
In a letter to President Satish Tripathi dated March 2, the UB Campus Governance Leaders group requested that the university immediately create a joint Safety and Health Committee with United University Professions.
Former Student Association president left UB due to financial difficulties, hopes to return in the fallBy ALEXANDRA MOYEN | Mar. 5, 2021
Former Student Association President Alyssa Palacios said in an email to The Spectrum that she had “no choice” but to resign from her role due to financial restraints that forced her to leave UB.
SUNY faculty union petitions Gov. Cuomo to expand vaccine eligibility to all in-person university employeesBy GRANT ASHLEY | Mar. 5, 2021
United University Professions called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a letter and petition Wednesday to explicitly include “all in-person higher education staff” in the state’s 1b vaccination phase.
UB continues to host thousands of international students each year, but its place near the top of the national leaderboard is slipping.
Students placed their faith in environmental engineering professor John Atkinson to propel the future of humanity forward during UB’s 10th annual Life Raft Debate Wednesday.
UB is “not empowered” to require students to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in the fall, according to university spokesperson John DellaContrada. Instead, such requirements are mandated by New York State.
A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by a UB spinoff company has progressed to human trials in South Korea, according to a UBNow story.
St. Bonaventure University President Dennis DePerro passed away Monday from COVID-19 complications. He was 62.
The Student Association Board of Directors voted Wednesday to remove Hobby Council Coordinator Zackary Graham from SA and revoke the remainder of his $5,850 stipend.
In the last week, UB's shutdown threshold increased from 100 to more than 700, even as case totals reached their highest point since the start of the pandemic.
Cornel West spoke of love, solidarity and spirituality Thursday as the inaugural speaker of the UB Department of Surgery’s “Beyond the Knife” lecture series. The Harvard professor did not touch on his recent threat to depart from his position at the university.
Colleges and universities in New York State that are testing at least 25% of their total on-campus students, faculty and staff per week will only be required to suspend in-person classes and activities if the positivity rate of their on-campus population reaches 5% over a rolling 14-day period, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday in a press release.
Nojin Kwak will serve as UB’s next vice provost for international education, UB announced in a news release Tuesday.
Last semester, UB managed to make it to Thanksgiving break without having to go on a two-week instructional pause. This semester, the university might not be so lucky.
UB will be accepting nominations for the renaming of Porter Quadrangle, an Ellicott Complex residence hall, through March 22, President Satish Tripathi announced in an email to the UB community Monday.
UB has reported 82 active on-campus cases of COVID-19 since Feb. 12, according to the university's COVID-19 dashboard.