Graduate students held signs reading “UB works because we do” and chanted with clenched fists as the UB Council conducted its Monday meeting in Capen Hall’s Buffalo Room. Roughly 100 TAs, faculty, graduate students and Ph.D. students attended the meeting to voice concerns about the university’s choice to not increase graduate student stipends.
UB was one of five schools to make it to the final round of Thursday’s New York State Department of Health Aging Innovation Challenge in Albany.
University Police received an anonymous report about a sexual assault in Richmond Quadrangle on Sunday at around 6 a.m.
UB administrators presented data on Ph.D. stipend packages during Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, reinforcing the university’s stance that they are fair and competitive compared to other institutions.
UB President Satish Tripathi signed and announced his support for a Faculty Senate resolution protecting non-U.S. citizen members of the UB community from any legislation passed by the Trump administration.
University police made an arrest in the Nov. 1 hit-and-run collision Friday, roughly two weeks after the driver sent a 20-year-old student to the hospital in critical condition. UPD arrested Hannah Christensen, 20, a student from Clifton Park, New York, who lives in an off-campus apartment in Buffalo, according to a UPD press release. Christensen has been charged with leaving the scene of a serious injury accident without reporting, a class E felony.
UB President Tripathi thinks every student should take a computer science or statistics course before they graduate, he said as he laughed. The Spectrum sat down with Tripathi on Monday to discuss campus safety after the recent threats in the nation, university projects and achievements, student voting trends and UB’s land use for roughly 45 minutes.