1/8/15
Gaspar A. Farkas has been named associate dean for academic and student affairs in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.
1/8/15
UB staff and domestic students are being recruited to serve as mentors for newly arrived international students during the spring 2015 semester. Participants need not know about other cultures, speak other languages or have traveled overseas.
1/8/15
UB was named among the 50 most “green” universities in the United States by Online Schools Center, a website that features higher education news.
1/8/15
Two UB Engineering faculty members have been elected to executive committees for their respective professional groups
1/8/15
Gregory J. Dimitriadis, an accomplished and much-loved professor and administrator in the Graduate School of Education, died unexpectedly Dec. 29. He was 45.
1/15/15
Dominic Licata, instructional support technician for the Department of Art, has been elected chair of the Professional Staff Senate for a two year term, effective July 1.
1/15/15
UB faculty member Jaroslaw Zola was a member of a working group that identified challenges, risks and rewards summarized in a recently published report on big data in the life sciences.
1/15/15
The School of Public Health and Health Professions will offer, beginning in fall 2015, a 12-month accelerated master’s degree program in public health (MPH) with a concentration in health services administration and population health.
1/15/15
Patricia Doeing, a longtime staff person in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, died Dec. 18.
1/15/15
Nelson E. Townsend, former UB athletics director who guided the move of the athletics program from NCAA Division III to Division I, died Jan. 8 in Florida. Townsend collapsed before a meeting at Florida A&M University, where he was interim athletic director. He was 73.
1/15/15
Violinist Jennifer Koh will perform “Back and Beyond Part III,” a solo recital of the music of Bach, as well as work inspired by the composer, during an appearance at UB later this month.
1/22/15
The UB Women’s Club will hold its annual wine tasting and dinner to benefit the Grace Capen Scholarship Fund at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, 2402 North Forest Road, Getzville.
1/22/15
Rocks, sweeping, ends, in-turns and draw weights.
1/22/15
Philip L. Glick, professor and vice chair of the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been elected chair of the Faculty Senate for 2015-17.
1/22/15
Chi Zhou, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, was one of 11 young faculty members to receive the “2015 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award” from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
1/22/15
UB employees can learn about resources, support and services available to help those caring for aging or ailing loved ones during a free, lunchtime elder care series sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program.
1/22/15
Outstanding UB students are encouraged to apply for the 2015-16 Western New York Prosperity Scholarship, which awards up to $25,000 per year to fund the studies of entrepreneurial and civic-minded UB students.
1/29/15
The University Club, UB’s monthly networking event sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Faculty Senate and the Professional Staff Senate, next month will morph into UClub2.0, an occasional new twist on the UB tradition.
1/29/15
UB will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day by presenting its third annual Women in Sports Symposium on Feb. 11.
1/29/15
Alan Hutson, a researcher at UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), has been chosen to serve as a statistical reviewer for 2014 grant proposals submitted to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Transplantation Research Program (CRMRP).
1/29/15
A free screening of “The Age of Love,” a documentary chronicling the world of speed-dating for the 70-and-older set, will take place on Valentine’s Day at UB.
1/29/15
The Student Visual Arts Organization in the Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences, is sponsoring weekly open figure drawing sessions.
1/29/15
The piano and organ will take center stage next week at the Department of Music’s first Brown Bag Concert of the semester.