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UB Today

A publication of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association

Spring 2012

Downtown Presence

Buffalo’s cityscape at sunset captures the hope of a region poised for a resilient come-back. UB’s Downtown Campus has been steadily growing since 2005, adding to the enhanced medical corridor and fueling optimism about the future. UB plans to move its medical school downtown, further revitalizing the urban core and bringing together key partners in research and health care.

Photo by Douglas Levere, BA ’89

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These journalists are no enemies of the people

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