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News about UB’s Downtown Campus and neighboring communities.

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1/21/14

The University at Buffalo’s life sciences career pathways program, iSciWNY, will host at an induction ceremony for the 2013-14 class of the West Seneca Central School District’s Academy of Life Sciences.

1/16/14

The University at Buffalo will host a Commercialization Lecture Series event on Jan. 30 to introduce businesses and entrepreneurs to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s groundbreaking START-UP NY initiative, which creates tax-free zones for certain businesses in university communities across the state.

1/8/14

As announced today during Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of the State address, UB will partner with the recently opened New York Genome Center (NYGC) in Manhattan to accelerate recent advances in genomic medicine directly into clinical care.

11/12/13

The facilities were recognized for their innovative approaches to housing students and advancing health care.

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10/25/13

Leaders from seven regional academic and economic development institutions today participated in a panel discussion about the role of higher education in spurring new economic growth.

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10/22/13

The Regional Summit on Higher Education and Economic Development will feature an interactive discussion session on how academic institutions can help create new jobs and encourage the growth of industry.

10/15/13

In downtown Buffalo today, the University at Buffalo broke ground on a milestone project in the university’s history and in the city’s efforts to reinvent itself as a destination for world-class health care.

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10/14/13

The Science & Art Cabaret's 5th season opens Oct. 23 with an event called “Hysteresis," where speakers will discuss how memory relates to fields from physics to photography.

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10/2/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Cranes are rising in downtown Buffalo, and with them, the mood of the city is changing. For the first time in decades, attitudes are bullish, says Robert G. Shibley, dean of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning and one of the region’s preeminent urban thinkers.

10/2/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New York’s premier venture forum, gave 34 high-tech companies from across the region and beyond the chance to pitch their companies to investors and business leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Entrepreneurs presented in one-minute or 10-minute sessions to potential investors with the goal of garnering new support and investments.