Grant Ashley is an assistant features editor for The Spectrum. He is a political science major and a (mediocre) Spanish minor. He enjoys taking long bike rides and recreating Bob Ross paintings in crayon.
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.
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 reported 1,060 on-campus cases of COVID-19 this academic year. That number could have been lower. I would know. I was one of the positive cases.
All SUNY and CUNY in-person students will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 starting in the fall semester, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a tweet Monday.
Brian Hamluk has been selected to serve as the university’s vice president for student life, effective June 1, President Satish Tripathi announced in an email to the UB community Monday.
UB administrators showcased their progress on the university’s Climate Action Plan in a Zoom panel Thursday.
The Student Association will hold a referendum this week in which students can vote to reinstate or veto the mandatory student activity fee for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years, despite having previously held a vote on the same issue last semester.