UB students, think you’ve got a unique solution to a
global problem? If so, stop by an informational session on Feb. 12
and learn about the World’s Challenge Challenge and the
United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Nearly 4,000 prospective students and their family members
attended UB’s 360 Open House on Oct. 21, an increase in
attendance from last year’s fall open house, admissions
officials say, and an indication of students’ growing
interest in UB.
A new brand strategy and approach to student recruitment have
helped UB enroll a record 4,045 first-year students this fall, the
largest freshman class in the State University of New York (SUNY)
A small group of UB undergraduates committed to discovering and
developing new avenues of social change will travel to Tanzania on
July 15 as part of an intensive, experiential, social innovation
and marketing course.
Members of the UB community who want to learn more about the
regional ErieHack competition are invited to attend an information
session from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28 in the South Lake Community Center,
A. Scott Weber has been named UB’s vice president for
student life after a very successful tenure as the
university’s vice provost and dean of undergraduate education
and, more recently, as senior vice provost for academic
UB today officially unveiled Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, a
hands-on learning program created by the Blackstone Charitable
Foundation to introduce entrepreneurship as a viable career option
to UB’s students, regardless of major.
Tom Ulbrich, an assistant dean in the UB School of Management
and executive director of its Center for Entrepreneurial
Leadership, has been appointed executive director of the new
Blackstone LaunchPad at UB.
To address the gender disparity in politics, the University at
Buffalo will for the second year host Elect Her, a daylong program
that encourages and trains college women to run for student
government and future political office.