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.
UB President Satish Tripathi wrote in a statement Tuesday that he hopes Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict leads community members to “transform this moment in our collective history into a turning point for genuine reconciliation and change.”
Students will have few options when they head to the virtual polls this week to vote for the 2021-22 SA e-board.
The Student Association will hold a referendum this week in which students can vote to reinstate or veto the mandatory student activity fee for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years, despite having previously held a vote on the same issue last semester.
UB President Satish Tripathi announced UB will hold 17 in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021 in an email to the campus community on Friday.
UB President Satish Tripathi released a statement Friday acknowledging the trauma experienced by members of the UB community during the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
The Faculty Senate Executive Committee declined to add student wellness days to the spring calendar during a Wednesday afternoon meeting, choosing instead to encourage professors “to be flexible” with grading and assignments.
The Student Association e-board and assembly speaker met with university administrators last Thursday to discuss the academic calendar and the potential addition of wellness days, as permitted — but not required — under SUNY guidelines.
The UB Faculty Senate’s Academic Policies and Grading Committee will hold a closed-door meeting with Student Association Assembly Speaker Austin Wolfgang Tuesday evening to discuss a resolution calling on the university to add “mandatory wellness days” to the academic calendar.
UB will postpone plans to open an on-campus vaccination site after federal authorities called for an immediate nationwide pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to concerns of rare but severe blood clots.