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.
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We’ve all been affected by the mental health crisis in personal and profound ways. Maybe it’s a roommate, or a friend, or a family member, or a colleague, or one’s self, but everyone on campus knows somebody who is just trying to make it through the day.
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.
UB football head coach Maurice Linguist said Tuesday that more than 90% of his team is vaccinated ahead of its season opener against Wagner Thursday night.
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.
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.
UB announced Thursday that men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell and women’s basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack have received contract extensions that could keep them in the Queen City through the 2025 season.