UBmail will completely transition to Microsoft Exchange Online within the next three-to-four years for both students and faculty, according to J. Brice Bible, vice president and chief information officer for UBIT.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer outlined his plan to cancel $50,000 worth of federal student loans for individual borrowers on a phone call with New York college students Wednesday.
UB has spent $12.4 million on COVID-19-related expenses since the start of the pandemic, according to university spokesperson John DellaContrada. These expenses include testing, supplies and the school’s transition to online learning.
UB is “not empowered” to require students to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in the fall, according to university spokesperson John DellaContrada. Instead, such requirements are mandated by New York State.
In the last week, UB's shutdown threshold increased from 100 to more than 700, even as case totals reached their highest point since the start of the pandemic.
Cornel West spoke of love, solidarity and spirituality Thursday as the inaugural speaker of the UB Department of Surgery’s “Beyond the Knife” lecture series. The Harvard professor did not touch on his recent threat to depart from his position at the university.
Cornel West, a bestselling author most well-known for his anti-racism activism in the U.S., will speak via Zoom on Feb. 18 as part of the UB Department of Surgery’s newly launched “Beyond the Knife” lecture series.
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.