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
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
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.