SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced the opening of a new COVID-19 testing laboratory located on UB’s south campus Monday.
Only seven students held signs asking UB administrators for academic relief as part of a UB Feeling Burnt Out demonstration at Flint Loop Wednesday.
The “Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act,” which was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, states that anyone over the age of 21 may carry up to three ounces of cannabis and 24 grams of cannabis concentrate, along with a maximum of 12 plants per household — six mature and six immature plants.
SUNY will provide 18,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to residential students across 34 campuses prior to the end of the spring semester, SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced Tuesday.
UBmail will completely transition to Microsoft Exchange Online within the next three-to-four years for both students and faculty, according to J. Brice Bible, vice president and chief information officer for UBIT.
UB is in the “preliminary” stages of developing an on-campus student vaccination site, according to university spokesperson John DellaContrada.
The Student Association Assembly passed a resolution Wednesday calling on President Satish Tripathi and the Faculty Senate to add mandatory “student wellness days” to the academic calendar.
Speakers not only highlighted the lack of Asian American representation across various facets of American society, but proposed solutions as to how organizations and institutions can combat a lack of racial diversity within their ranks.
Elaine Lin waited two days for UB to issue a statement about the racially motivated Atlanta spa shootings that left eight people dead and millions more rattled last week.
The UB President’s Advisory Council on Race offered its first virtual public forum Monday.
Wednesday marks National Equal Pay Day, which brings awareness to pay discrepancies between men and women who do the same work.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer outlined his plan to cancel $50,000 worth of federal student loans for individual borrowers on a phone call with New York college students Wednesday.
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.