UB has a 14-day rolling percent positive average of 1.23% for COVID-19, but experts say students shouldn’t fear a surge in cases.
Starting in October, students who live on campus and test positive for COVID-19 will be quarantined in South Campus’ Clement Hall.
UB’s Student Association hasn’t publicly released any information regarding this year’s Fall Fest or Comedy Series, but SA president Nicholas Singh told The Spectrum last week that his team is in the “planning stages” for these events.
Female students made up 52.7% of Honors enrollees last fall, compared to just 44.2% among non-Honors students. Females were a minority in the incoming Honors classes of 2018 and 2019, but each of those cohorts was still more female than the university at large.
UB fell in the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges ranking released Monday for the second consecutive year.
When Fiona Lombardo walked into the Center for the Arts dance studio last Tuesday afternoon, she felt butterflies in her stomach. Her fellow classmates weren’t on Zoom or six feet away — she was able to experience the intimacy that comes with putting on a show.
A UB Alert was sent out at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday reporting a dumpster fire in the Ellicott Tunnel near Wilkeson Quadrangle. Wilkeson, the Academic Center and part of Spaulding were evacuated.
UB has reported a 99% student vaccination rate for COVID-19 — the highest rate in the SUNY system, according to administrators.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman will headline UB’s 2021-22 Distinguished Speakers Series, the university announced Thursday.
Students can expect to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their peers at football games and walk around the Academic Spine maskless this fall, but a recent surge in COVID-19 cases may leave administrators weighing additional health and safety measures this semester.
Kathy Hochul, a Buffalo native and Syracuse University graduate, was sworn in as New York’s first female governor Tuesday.
The Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Monday, which will enable vaccine mandates — like the one UB announced this summer — to be implemented in the fall.
UB will host the Class of 2020 for an in-person commencement celebration on Friday, Oct. 1. The festivities, which were initially pushed online last May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will potentially bring thousands of students, along with their friends and families, to campus.