Alyssa Palacios has stepped down as Student Association president, according to an email sent to SA staff Wednesday by her successor Nelaje Branch.
Over 125 students have signed a petition advocating for periodic days off during the spring semester.
Members of the UB community are split on whether the university’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic during the fall semester was “successful” or “inexcusable.” Either way, the university returned to hybrid learning for the spring semester on Monday.
SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced in a Sunday press conference that SUNY Upstate Medical Center will create a COVID-19 satellite testing lab inside UB’s Farber Hall.
Last November, students left for winter break uncertain if they would return to campus. On Monday, they will be welcomed back for another semester of mostly online learning.
UB President Satish Tripathi and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs A. Scott Weber announced in an email Wednesday that the university intends to resume in-person instruction in the fall.
Adolyn Cofie will no longer serve as president of the Student Association due to “personal reasons,” according to a Tuesday email from the SA’s two remaining executive board members.
Chanse Robinson, a former UB men’s basketball player who left the program last month after a semester-long run on the team, is facing kidnapping and assault charges in a Louisiana court.
Equashia Mumeen switches her Black Lives Matter mask to a plain blue surgical one before she arrives to work at Campus Dining & Shops’ C3.
UB reached record enrollment this semester with more than 32,000 students, according to the university’s factbook.
This year, UB’s dorms and campus apartments will offer winter break housing at nightly rates comparable to those of the Red Roof PLUS+ and other area motels.
After weeks of heated debate — which the UB student representative called a “total bureaucratic disaster” — the Faculty Senate Executive Committee decided on Oct. 28 to eliminate the 2021 spring break.
UB has received an additional $8.1 million in funding to continue its participation in the Women’s Health Initiative through 2027, the university announced Wednesday.
UB administered nearly 16,000 COVID tests during the final two weeks of the in-person component of the fall semester, according to the university’s COVID dashboard.
UB has 100 confirmed active on-campus cases of COVID-19 among students and employees, according to the university's COVID-19 dashboard.