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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.

flier for Hystersis event

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.


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.

Bob Shibley in a white shirt and dark tie

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.


On Friday, Aug. 2, more than 100 student scientists from across the country will convene in downtown Buffalo to show off posters describing the results of research they completed in regional labs.

UB officials cut ribbon celebrating the opening of the new Educational Opportunity Center.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) opened its new home today, a move that allows the center to take a greater role in serving Buffalo’s downtown community and expand programming for students who may not have access to traditional educational resources.


BUFFALO, N.Y. – Ten budding entrepreneurs in the life sciences and high-tech fields will evaluate their ideas in a risk-free environment at a Pre-Seed Workshop hosted by the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.

Photo of Linwood Roberts.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – With UB’s presence growing in downtown Buffalo, there’s a need for enhanced two-way communication with the surrounding neighborhoods. As a result, UB opened a new Community Relations Office in the Downtown Gateway building at 77 Goodell St., formerly the site of the M. Wile building.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) and UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences celebrated the High-Tech CEL class of 2013 at a reception on May 15 at the UB Downtown Gateway.


WHAT: A free public workshop sponsored by the University at Buffalo Civic Engagement and Public Policy (CEPP) Research Initiative. Participants will propose and discuss new community-based participatory research projects to improve health in Buffalo and Western New York.