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On select nights over the next month, The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will open its doors to visitors after dark to see nature in a different light.
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.
All on-campus students can now receive four free COVID-19 rapid tests via mail, thanks to a new initiative by the federal government.
Students getting their spring semester essentials at Target in the Boulevard Mall will soon find a new storefront nestled between Corelife Eatery and Naan-tastic. Crumbl, a small family owned and operated cookie joint with over 300 locations in 36 states, may very well end up becoming students’ new fix for late-night cookies.
Logan, UT-based Crumbl Cookies is coming to Amherst to compete with Insomnia Cookies, an all-time favorite joint among college students.
UB has received a $293,000 grant to build micro-credential training courses for computer science department faculty.
Roughly 800 students — approximately 8.2% of the graduating Class of 2020 — walked the Alumni Arena stage Friday for UB’s first in-person commencement ceremony since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.