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 announced Friday that it plans to close the UB Confucius Institute after 11 years of promoting Chinese culture across Western New York.
UB will resume its plans to administer 200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to residential students at its Student Union vaccination clinic beginning Thursday.
UB’s Health Guidelines committee will meet Wednesday to discuss the CDC’s new mask guidelines and how the university plans to distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to students after it was temporarily paused.
UB has begun construction on five ground-mounted solar panel sites around North Campus, which officials expect to be completed by fall 2021.
A door to Room 145 in the Student Union — one of UB’s on-campus COVID-19 testing sites — was left unlocked over the weekend, giving visitors unrestrained access to roughly 3,200 COVID-19 tests and valuable PPE.