1/3/14
The 214th anniversary of the birth of Millard Fillmore, UB’s first chancellor and 13th president of the United States, will be celebrated at a ceremony to be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 7 at Fillmore’s gravesite in Buffalo’s Forest Lawn cemetery.
1/6/14
Due to the severe weather forecast for Jan. 7, the annual commemoration of the birthday of Millard Fillmore, UB’s first chancellor and 13th president of the United States, has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 9. at Fillmore’s gravesite in Buffalo’s Forest Lawn cemetery.
1/9/14
UB faculty, staff, students and members of the Alumni Association can dispose of their old computers and other electronics at a free computer and electronics recycling event Jan. 22 on the North Campus.
1/9/14
Leonard Borzynski, environmental health officer, Environment, Health and Safety Services
1/9/14
UB will join individuals and organizations across the country in observing the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20 with a day of service.
1/9/14
Faculty members Ralph H.B. Benedict and Murali Ramanathan were honored recently by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Upstate New York Chapter at its Champions on the Move luncheon.
1/9/14
Free tax preparation services will again be offered this year by IRS-certified accounting students from the UB School of Management. Individuals and families with annual incomes below $51,000 are eligible to participate.
1/10/14
UB staff and domestic students are being recruited to serve as mentors for newly arrived international students during the spring 2014 semester. Participants need not know about other cultures, speak other languages or have traveled overseas.
1/16/14
UB and Launch NY announce the debut of a new website connecting current and would-be entrepreneurs to upstate New York resources that offer assistance in starting, growing and managing a business.
1/16/14
Marianthi Markatou, professor of biostatistics and biomedical informatics and assistant director of UB’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics, will speak at a plenary session at the 37th annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop being held in May at Ball State University.
1/16/14
Steven J. Fliesler, Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair and professor of ophthalmology, has been chosen as an Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2014 gold fellow.
1/16/14
UB’s resident adventurer Russ Crispell is offering members of the university community a chance to hike a glacier, pan for gold and see a moose — up close and personal — this spring as part of UB Outdoor Pursuits’ annual guided trip to Alaska.
1/16/14
Services were held Jan. 12 for Adrian O. Vladutiu, a medical researcher and retired UB faculty member died Jan. 9 in his Amherst home after a lengthy illness. He was 73.
1/16/14
UB again is taking part in RecycleMania, a competition designed to promote recycling and waste reduction on college and university campuses nationwide.
1/16/14
The Eighth Annual Feminist Theory Workshop, co-sponsored by the UB Institute for Education and Research on Women and Gender — informally known as the Gender Institute — will be held March 21-22 at Duke University.
1/16/14
UB faculty and staff who feel they need help keeping their New Year’s resolutions can attend a free, half-day program on Jan. 23 sponsored by Wellness and Work/Life Balance.
1/23/14
The Office of Development Communications received two awards from the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District II Accolades Awards Program.Judges reviewed work in 37 categories.
1/23/14
The SUNY Board of Trustees has named D. Bruce Johnstone chancellor emeritus, a title conferred to a past chancellor of the system for just the fourth time in SUNY history.
1/23/14
Wellness & Work/Life Balance is offering free yoga classes for faculty and staff members interested in increasing their flexibility while decreasing stress.
1/23/14
Marion Evelyn Faller, renowned documentary photo artist and retired UB faculty member, died Jan. 15 in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a short illness. She was 72.
1/23/14
Civil rights leaders Mary Frances Berry and Myrlie Evers-Williams will speak at 8 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus, as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series and 38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event.
1/23/14
UB faculty and staff are invited to have lunch with members of the UB Bulls women’s basketball team on Feb. 6 as they take on Ohio University in a noon game.
1/23/14
Charles W. Bishop, professor emeritus of medicine, died Jan. 11 in his Amherst home after living with prostate cancer for more than a decade. He was 93.
1/30/14
The UB Women's Club will hold its popular wine-tasting dinner and fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Westwood Country Club, 772 N. Forest Road, Williamsville.
1/30/14
The Department of Theatre & Dance will present the Zodiaque Dance Company in its spring concert, “CELEBRATION 40 dances on…, Feb. 26 through March 2 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
1/30/14
Jeff Brady, executive director of Campus Dining and Shops (CDS), has been elected vice president of the SUNY Auxiliary Services Association (SASA).
1/30/14
More than 800 children and their parents will be guided by “tooth fairies” and other “dental heroes” through the award-winning Teddy Bear Clinic to dental treatment and cleanings at the School of Dental Medicine’s 14th annual “Give Kids a Smile Day.”
2/3/14
UB will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) this month with several activities designed to educate the campus and broader community about the importance of female participation in sports and the impact that Title IX has had on female athletic opportunities across the country.
2/6/14
A. (Alvan) Donald Arsem, a longtime School of Management faculty member whose easygoing demeanor and good humor made him an admired figure in the corporate boardroom, the university classroom and beyond, died Jan. 2 in West Roxbury, Mass., after a long illness. He was 90.
2/6/14
University Life and Services  is partnering with MASH Urgent Care to provide students with free transportation to local MASH locations when Student Health Services in Michael Hall is closed.
2/6/14
The 1,000 residents of Goodyear and Clement halls returned from winter break to find an improved dining experience with the completion by Campus Dining and Shops of a major renovation of the main entrance and serving area in the Goodyear Dining Center.
2/6/14
Lenny Siegel, executive director of the Center for Public Environmental Oversight, will discuss “Beyond Community Engagement: Facilitating Public Involvement in Environmental Policy and Technical Decisions” on Feb. 21 at a public forum presented by the Civic Engagement and Public Policy research initiative (CEPP).
2/6/14
Faculty and staff who would like to march in the academic procession at UB’s 168th general commencement ceremony on May 18 must register with the Office of Special Events by Feb. 25.
2/6/14
The Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, which features entertaining talks by leading artists and scientists, will travel to the Space Lab Planetarium at Williamsville North High School on the evening of Feb. 12.
2/6/14
The Student Visual Arts Organization in the Department of Visual Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, is sponsoring open figure drawing sessions from 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays now through May 7 in Studio 208 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
2/13/14
“Funding Opportunities for Social and Behavioral Sciences at NIH” is the topic of a National Institutes of Health webinar to be held from 1-4 p.m. March 7 in the Screening Room in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
2/13/14
Guitarist Sungmin Shin will give a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall, North Campus.
2/13/14
“Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature” will conclude its run in the UB Anderson Gallery on Feb. 22 with a special tour and launch of a new book by the exhibition’s curator.
2/20/14
Campus Dining and Shops chef Seth Williams has been selected to compete in the National Association of College and University Food Services’ (NACUFS) Northeast Regional Culinary Challenge. The competition will take place during the NACUFS Northeast Conference, being held March 19-22 at Rutgers University.
2/20/14
UB has proposed a general 3 percent increase in the Comprehensive Fee each year for 2014-15 through 2018-19 in order to “continue to offer programs and services that our UB students need and expect in the current state, SUNY and UB budget climate.”
2/20/14
Leading Italian philosopher Maurizio Ferraris will discuss “The Ontology of Social Reality” during a lecture from 4-6 p.m. March 10 in 440 Park Hall, North Campus.
2/20/14
The Department of Theatre and Dance will present Shakespeare’s The Tempest” March 6-9 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
2/27/14
UB will host the 11th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar for law enforcement and schools from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17 in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.  
2/27/14
Forty years to the day after he was admitted to the New York State bar, one of UB Law School’s most distinguished jurists accepted the school’s highest honor.
2/27/14
Several members of the UB music faculty will be featured in the next edition of “A Musical Feast,” a performance series presented by the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College.
2/27/14
The Professional Staff Senate’s Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the senate’s Outstanding Service and Outstanding Service to the Professional Staff Senate awards.
2/27/14
Beverly Foit-Albert, president of Foit-Albert Associates PC and a retired UB faculty member, will give a lecture on “Chinese Architecture: Linking Heaven and Earth” at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in 120 Clements Hall, North Campus.
2/27/14
Students from seven area high schools will use their musical and artistic skills to send an anti-bullying message during the second “BAND Against Bullying” school competition to be held at 7 p.m. March 4 in the Center for the Arts.
2/27/14
UB faculty and staff, depending on their bargaining unit, may be eligible to take part in NYS-Ride, a program that allows state employees to pay for certain work-related transportation — including mass transit — expenses on a pre-tax basis.
2/27/14
UB faculty and staff are asked to encourage their freshman and senior students to take part in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), an annual survey that solicits feedback from 2 million college students from around the world on their undergraduate college experience.
3/3/14
Physician and television journalist Sanjay Gupta will speak at 8 p.m. March 26 in Alumni Arena, North Campus, as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.
3/4/14
Novelist and short story writer Victor LaValle will open the spring 2014 Exhibit X Fiction Series with a reading at 7 p.m. March 6 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.
3/6/14
UB Athletics will honor the graduating seniors on the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the teams’ final home games of the season March 8 in Alumni Arena.
3/6/14
The UB Law School has been named to a select list of law schools recognized by National Jurist magazine as delivering top-quality practical training in legal skills.
3/6/14
Newton Garver, for 34  years a distinguished, well-known and respected professor in the UB Department of Philosophy, died Feb. 8 in the country home built by his grandparents in East Concord, N.Y. He was 85.
3/13/14
Two researchers from the Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) recently joined the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, where they are working on projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
3/13/14
The UB Women’s Club will hold its first fashion show to raise money for the Grace Capen Awards at 11 a.m. April 5 in the Millennium Hotel Buffalo, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
3/13/14
Robert S. Stephens, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech, will talk about “Treating Cannabis Use Disorders” at 10 a.m. April 4 as part of the Research Institute on Addiction’s Spring Seminar Series.
3/13/14
“Connecting Different Worlds,” a conversation on diversity presented by the Professional Staff Senate’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee, will take place from noon to 1 p.m. March 19 in 338A Davis Hall, North Campus.
3/20/14
Anjana Malhotra, associate professor in the UB Law School, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s “50 Under 50” list, a comprehensive catalog of the most influential minority law professors 50 years of age or younger. The list will be released April 7 in the publication’s Law School Diversity Issue.
3/20/14
Homeowners can learn how to install solar panels on their homes at a presentation to be held at 7 p.m. March 24 in Room 208 of the UB Gateway Building, 77 Goodell St., Buffalo.
3/20/14
“Narrating Wellness,” the 2014 edition of the Gender Institute’s annual “Sex, Gender, Health Symposium,” will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 in 210 Student Union, North Campus.
3/20/14
“Made of Motion: A Concert of Contemporary Dance” by UB faculty member Melanie Aceto, will take place at 8 p.m. April 4 in the auditorium of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
3/20/14
Elliot F. Ellis, UB professor emeritus of pediatrics and a leader and mentor in the field of pediatric allergy and immunology, died Feb. 22 in his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 84.
3/20/14
“Using Data to Inform Decision-making” is the topic of the next Supervisor’s Learning Forum to take place from 9-11 a.m. April 9 in 120 Clemens Hall, North Campus.
3/20/14
James O’Donnell, dean of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has appointed Kathleen Boje to the position of associate dean for academic affairs. Boje will continue her faculty appointment as associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences.
3/27/14
Campus Dining and Shops executive chef Seth Williams was awarded a Bronze Medal in the 2014 National Association of College and University Food Services’ (NACUFS) Northeast Regional Culinary Challenge. The competition took place on March 19 during the annual NACUFS Northeast Regional Conference at Rutgers University.
3/27/14
UB researchers are recruiting 40 parents and their 8- to 12-year-old children to test new memory-training programs.
3/27/14
The Singapore Student Association hopes to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation while helping overburdened students study in a healthy, constructive way by sponsoring a fundraiser featuring renowned memory expert Dave Farrow from 5 to 9 p.m. April 1 in 112 Norton Hall, North Campus.
3/28/14
Ira Byock, a leading palliative-care physician, contends that how Americans die is one of the biggest crises facing our nation today.
4/3/14
Gail E. Abrahamson, janitor, Campus Living
4/3/14
A UB alumnus has given $100,000 to help a group of students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
4/3/14
A. Douglas Kinghorn,  professor and Jack L. Beal Chair in the College of Pharmacy at Ohio State University, will present the fourth annual David Chu Lecture at 4 p.m. April 10 in 190 Kapoor Hall, South Campus.
4/3/14
Award-winning Greek novelist and short story writer Amanda Michalopoulou will read from her first translated novel, the evocatively titled “Why I Killed My Best Friend,” at 7 p.m. April 10 in Hallwalls Cinema, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, as part of the Department of English’s Exhibit X Fiction Series.
4/3/14
The Professional Staff Senate’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee will kick off the first installment of its new Education and Advocacy Series on April 9 with a session titled “Breaking Misconceptions about Accessibility: How You Can Become an Advocate for Access.”
4/3/14
Dozens of Western New York college students are expected to compete in a 24-hour hackathon this weekend at UB.
4/3/14
Brook Ziporyn, a leading scholar and translator of Chinese religion and philosophy, will speak on “The Daoist Unhewn: One Sort of Knowing” on April 10 at the next talk in the UB Confucius Institute Distinguished Lecture Series.
4/3/14
After a successful debut last year, UB is again offering its bicycle-sharing program to faculty, staff and students.
4/4/14
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is looking for student artists to create a mural celebrating diversity in computer science that will be on permanent display in Davis Hall.
4/4/14
UB faculty and staff are invited to take part in UB Community Day, a day of service taking place April 12 in the University Heights neighborhood adjacent to the South Campus.
4/10/14
UB will celebrate Bring Your Kids to Work Day on April 24 with a variety of free activities on the North Campus.
4/10/14
The continuing problem of lead in Western New York homes — a toxin that has been shown to cause developmental impairment in children and health problems in adults — will be the focus of a major conference on April 11, at the UB Law School.
4/10/14
President Satish K. Tripathi is among four community leaders who will be honored when the National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York holds its 2014 Citation Banquet on April 10.
4/10/14
Fulton T. Crews, John R. Andrews Distinguished Professor and director of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, will discuss “Evidence Supporting Adult Dysfunction Suggests Adolescence Binge Drinking Syndrome” at 10 a.m. April 18 as part of the Research Institute on Addiction’s Spring Seminar Series.
4/10/14
“It’s Not Me, It’s You,” an exhibition of work by 13 first-year MFA students from the Department of Visual Studies, will open with a public reception from 5-7 p.m. April 17 in the Second Floor Gallery of the UB Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
4/10/14
The Department of Theatre & Dance will present a new production of the musical drama “Les Misérables April 24-27 and May 1-4 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
4/10/14
The ECRC Kids Fun Run & Obstacle Course, a family-friendly fundraising event for the Early Childhood Research Center, will be held on April 27 in Walter Kunz Stadium on Augspurger Road, North Campus.
4/10/14
“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” the annual community march against gender violence, will begin at 1 p.m. on April 27 at Crisis Services, 2969 Main St. at Hertel Avenue.
4/10/14
A screening of “The Missing Picture,” the 2013 film by Cambodian director Rithy Panh and the first from the country nominated for the Academy Award in the foreign film category, will take place at 5 p.m. April 22 in the Screening Room, 112 Center for the Arts, North Campus.
4/9/14
It’s a nerve-wracking minute-and-a-half: You’re standing in a room full of aspiring entrepreneurs, you’re presenting an idea for a business to a panel of judges and you have just 90 seconds to do it.
4/10/14
UBIT is working to ensure that the university’s IT services are secure in the wake of Monday’s disclosure of the Heartbleed security vulnerability.
4/10/14
Three Chinook helicopters will land on the UB North Campus on Sunday as part of an exercise involving the Army ROTC program at Canisius College.
4/17/14
Theologian Diana L. Hayes will inaugurate the new “Women Wisdom” lecture series sponsored by the Newman Center of the UB Campus Ministry Association.
4/17/14
Lawrence Shulman, professor and dean emeritus of the School of Social Work, has been awarded the Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award by the Council on Social Work Education.
4/17/14
“Data Mine, Data Yours” is the theme of the next Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, during which artists, performers and a mathematician will discuss the influence of big data on society.
4/17/14
The C.R. Rao Gallery, devoted to the 70-year career of internationally known statistician Calyampudi R. Rao, opened on Dec. 22, 2013, in the C.R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science in Hyderabad, India.
4/17/14
Following on the themes addressed by President Barack Obama during his visit to UB last August, distinguished physicist and National Academy member Helen Quinn will  talk about changes in science education at the 20th annual Moti Lal Rustgi Memorial Lecture presented by the Department of Physics.
4/18/14
Alessandra Renzi is a media artist who explores how governments and corporations use social media to surveil and police citizens for reasons often unknown to the citizens themselves. For Renzi, exposure of such surveillance is more than an academic exercise: It aims to promote political participation.
4/24/14
The final lecture in the Research Institute on Addictions Spring Lecture Series will take place on May 2 and feature a talk by one of the first researchers to investigate the effects of cocaine exposure on child development.