As was the case last semester, Parking and Transportation Services has had to contend with debilitating local and national trends, which resulted in a 20% reduction to its bus fleet.
Eight graduate students piled into the cramped Graduate Student Employees Union office in The Commons on Valentine’s Day to write Valentine’s Day cards to President Satish Tripathi and Provost A. Scott Weber.
UB’s Student Association will open petitions for e-board positions on Monday, SA President Nick Singh announced at an SA Senate meeting this week.
Graduate and undergraduate students will be able to walk the stage in person from April 29 to May 22, according to UB’s commencement website. The festivities will kick off the day before, with a recognition for veterans and military members at 145 Student Union. Then, the Center for the Arts, Slee Hall, Alumni Arena and the Student Union will play host to nearly two dozen ceremonies and events.
UB no longer considers students who have not provided documentation of a COVID-19 booster shot to be “fully vaccinated,” the university announced before the semester.
UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series will resume on Feb. 16 at the Center for the Arts with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, who will serve as the keynote speaker of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.
All on-campus students can now receive four free COVID-19 rapid tests via mail, thanks to a new initiative by the federal government.
Three years ago, then-Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Graham Hammill envisioned One World Café as “much more than a place to eat.” Last Monday, UB opened the newly-constructed café to students — with exactly that goal in mind.
Campus Dining and Shops says it is trying to stock The Elli with additional health and beauty items, now that the campus CVS has closed and some students — particularly those without a car — no longer have easy access to these essentials.
One World Café, the highly-anticipated three-story international-themed eatery located just outside of Capen Hall which has been under construction since 2019, will open to students on the first day of classes — with a twist.
UB will require students to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to their arrival on campus, Vice President for Student Life Brian Hamluk announced in an email Friday.
New York State has opened a new COVID-19 testing site at the Center for Tomorrow building on North Campus, one of 10 new testing locations opening on college campuses across the state, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced at a briefing in Rochester Monday.
All on-campus SUNY and CUNY students will be required to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday. Hochul will also require faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
UB would cancel all classes — regardless of class format — in the event of a snow day, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Graham Hammill announced in a memo last week.
Kanazawa Island, a tiny island located next to Lake LaSalle, is in the process of receiving “much-needed” renovations, according to a UBNow article. Situated near Wilkeson Quadrangle, the island is a little-known formation on UB’s vast campus.
Over a year-and-a-half after 10 UB students studying abroad in Italy returned home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, SUNY is continuing to uphold its strict criteria blocking students from studying abroad, despite other institutions resuming their programs.