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Tuesday, September 20

Creating a Vibrant and Healthy Community

Part of UB’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of our communities, here in Buffalo and throughout the world. Wednesday’s Inauguration Week events highlighted this role with the grand opening of UB’s Behling Simulation Center, a state-of-the-art health care training facility on the South Campus, and with a public forum of the Buffalo Food Policy Summit, a two-day symposium discussing our local food system.

Behling Simulation Center Grand Opening

The newly renovated, 10,000 square-foot Behling Simulation Center officially opened its doors with a grand opening ceremony and tours. Located in Farber Hall on the South Campus, this center of excellence is the first in the country originally designed to bring students in various health sciences together. Read the story | Watch the video

Buffalo Food Policy Summit Public Forum: “Economic Development and the Food System: Ideas for the Future”

A forum held off campus Tuesday evening was the first of two public events for the summit, funded by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo with additional support from UB’s Civic Engagement and Public Policy Research Initiative. Read the story

Wilsons give $1 million gift to UB Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Through the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation, Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson Jr. and his wife, Mary Wilson, have given $1 million to honor the Bills team physicians in the UB Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
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