News Briefing Today: UB to name new building for local businessman and his wife

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What: UB will hold a brief news event today to announce the naming of its engineering school’s new building after a prominent local industrialist and his wife, in honor of a multimillion-dollar gift from the couple, the largest gift by individuals to the school.

Who: The local businessman and his wife will be introduced to members of the media by Harvey G. Stenger, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

When: 2:30 p.m., today, Tuesday, Jan. 11

Where: At the new building’s construction site, between Ketter and Jarvis halls, on UB’s North Campus. Parking will be available on Putnam Way, as well as in and near the Ketter Hall parking lot, off White Road.

The event will take place on the building’s construction site near Putnam Way, a service road running behind the campus’ academic buildings and accessible from Hadley Road.

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