7/2/15
UB’s Civic Engagement and Public Policy research initiative is co-sponsoring a community forum on July 9 aimed at creating cross-sector, interdisciplinary approaches to problems in education, health and equity.
7/2/15
Food, fun and facts will be on tap when the Buffalo Center Chapter of United University Professions sponsors an informational “Roadshow” on July 16.
7/9/15
Take in Buffalo Bills summer training camp while meeting UB head football coach Lance Leipold during a party sponsored by the UB Alumni Association.
7/9/15
UB faculty member Gil Wolfe started riding a bicycle to raise money for multiple sclerosis about 15 years ago while on the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
7/9/15
Professional staff members are invited to take a break at lunchtime on July 22 and join their colleagues for some tasty treats and fellowship at the Professional Staff Senate’s annual Summer Dessert Social.
7/9/15
Howard L. Wolfsohn, who practiced dentistry in Buffalo for nearly 60 years and taught UB dental students for more than 30, died June 28 after he became ill in his family’s summer home in Waverly Beach, Ont. He was 88.
7/9/15
The Office of University Communications and the School of Management were recognized for excellence by the Public Relations Society of America Buffalo Niagara chapter during the organization’s 2015 Excalibur Awards Program, held on June 18 in Buffalo.
7/16/15
John A. “Jack” Baker, a longtime UB faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, and community volunteer, died May 27 in his second home in Sarasota, Florida. He was 79.
7/16/15
UB Women in STEM, a group on campus dedicated to advancing women in STEM fields, has launched a Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series aimed at exploring gender differences in STEM careers.
7/16/15
A UB Law professor who has devoted her professional life to promoting child welfare has been chosen to head the nation’s oldest public-interest law firm for children.
7/16/15
UB employees are urged to donate school supplies to “Tools for Schools,” the sixth annual university-wide drive to benefit pre-K through eighth-grade students at several Buffalo schools.
7/23/15
Richard Todd Evans, a professor and researcher in the School of Dental Medicine, died July 16 in Beechwood Continuing Care, Getzville. He was 82.
7/23/15
Faculty and staff members who have completed 30, 40 and 50 years of service to UB were honored June 30 at a reception at the UB President’s Residence on Lebrun Road in Eggertsville.
7/22/15
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings — including those at UB — be flown at half-staff beginning today in honor of the victims of last week’s shooting at the Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga.
7/23/15
Marc Kiviniemi has been named director of undergraduate public health initiatives for the School of Public Health and Health Professions.
7/30/15
UBMD Internal Medicine, part of UBMD, the practice plan of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the area’s largest physicians group, on Aug. 3 is moving its largest private practice office from the former Dent Tower on Sheridan Drive in Amherst to 1020 Youngs Road, Suite 110.
7/30/15
The officers of the Professional Staff Senate (PSS) and the Faculty Senate — the Office of University Governance — have teamed up to participate in the 23rd annual United Way Day of Caring on Aug. 19.
7/30/15
Marilyn Morris, UB Distinguished Professor and vice chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) 2015 Innovation in Biotechnology Award.
7/30/15
Karl Fiebelkorn, senior associate dean in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and associate professor of pharmacy practice, was elected director of public policy of the board of directors of the Western Chapter New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists.