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Situated near Wilkeson Quadrangle, Kanazawa Island is a little-known formation on UB’s vast campus.

UB announces renovations to Kanazawa Island

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. 

UB’s Study Abroad office is located at 201 Talbert Hall.

SUNY red-tapes study abroad programs

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. 

Paul Tesluk is stepping down as the dean of the School of Management at the end of the semester.

Paul Tesluk to step down as School of Management dean

Paul Tesluk will step down as dean of UB’s School of Management by the end of the academic year, the university announced in late November. Tesluk will reprise a faculty position as the Donald S. Carmichael Professor of Organizational Behavior in UB’s Department of Organization and Human Resources. 

Six Starbucks stores in the Buffalo area are seeking representation from a labor union.

‘It’s putting our backs against the wall’

The Starbucks on the intersection of East Robinson Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard where Kayla Sterner worked had a “major” bee problem. During one shift, staff captured 14 bees under plastic cups, which lined the back counters.  

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is running for his fifth term on Tuesday.

Q&A with Mayor Byron Brown

Byron Brown, the four-term incumbent mayor of Buffalo, is waging a write-in campaign to keep his job, after he was upset by India Walton in May’s Democratic primary.

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