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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Improving life in Buffalo’s Fruit Belt is the goal of 24 residents, business owners, parishioners and property owners in the neighborhood who are graduating from a leadership training program provided by the University at Buffalo, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc., Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Kaleida Health.

Photo of Satish K. Tripathi, Michael Cain and others at press conference announcing the gift of a parcel of land from First Niagara Bank.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo and First Niagara Financial Group Inc. announced today that First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 


The University at Buffalo today announced the purchase of land at 960 Washington St., the first of several parcels it is assembling to make way for construction of the new $375 million University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.


The University at Buffalo Biosciences Incubator has selected its first tenants: AccuTheranostics, AndroBioSys and Ceno Technologies, three companies that will benefit from the facility's location at UB's Clinical and Translational Research Center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).


As Satish K. Tripathi begins his second academic year as president of the University at Buffalo, he is working with faculty, staff and students to move ahead with the next phase of the UB 2020 plan for academic excellence. He answers a few questions about UB 2020 and NYSUNY 2020, and their transformative impact on the university.


The Central Branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library will host an exhibition of work by four elite international architectural teams produced for the competition to design the new downtown University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.


After an international competition that focused the expertise of four elite architectural teams on design possibilities for a new University at Buffalo school of medicine in downtown Buffalo, UB announced today the selection of the winning team.


Julius Gregg Adams, PhD, has been named director of the University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), which provides programs to prepare low-income and non-traditional students for higher education and jobs.


The Center for Urban Studies, a research and community development unit in the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, has joined itself to a massive effort: a proposal by the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority to restructure, redevelop and rehabilitate downtown Buffalo's seriously declining Commodore Perry neighborhood and turn it into the vibrant, sustainable community it once was.


The University at Buffalo's downtown campus is growing. By early February, nearly 100 UB employees who had been based at various sites will have moved into new digs at the UB Gateway (the former M. Wile building) at Goodell Street. The historic structure is undergoing a $4 million renovation.