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News about UB’s Downtown Campus and neighboring communities.

4/22/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Economic Opportunity Panel (EOP), appointed by the University at Buffalo and St. John Baptist Fruit Belt Community Development Corp. to assess how the opportunities created by the sale of the McCarley Gardens housing complex could be more accessible to the residents of McCarley Gardens and the city’s Fruit Belt, released its report today.  

4/10/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Community stakeholders from neighborhoods surrounding the University at Buffalo’s Downtown Campus will receive an update on UB’s plans to build a new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences downtown during a community forum at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gaylord Cary Conference Room at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (across from the main hospital).

Image of the design for the new UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
4/10/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo publicly unveiled today the dramatic design for its new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building to be constructed on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in downtown Buffalo.

Photo of Zaid Islam (left), a resident of the Fruit Belt and graduate of the Fruit Belt leadership program, talking with a fellow participant at a recent training session.
3/29/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Leaders from across the City of Buffalo and UB joined together Wednesday to congratulate the graduates of a leadership training program offered to two-dozen members of the city’s historic Fruit Belt neighborhood near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

3/27/13

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.
3/27/13

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. 

11/15/12

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.

10/24/12

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).

9/19/12

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.

5/23/12

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.