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12/11/17

The new 628,000-square-foot, eight-story building will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students to downtown Buffalo each day

12/8/17

The competition — now in its fourth year — was founded by a UB chemist.

12/7/17

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Opioid Prescriber Training Program successfully trained more than 38,000 licensed prescribers, nearly 40 percent of licensed prescribers in New York State.

11/27/17

The UB School of Nursing’s baccalaureate, master’s, doctor of nursing practice, and post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs have been granted a full 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 

11/21/17

Rodney M. Grabowski, a highly accomplished fundraising executive with more than 25 years of experience, has been named UB vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement.

11/17/17

The University at Buffalo Libraries is holding Amnesty Campaign 2017, a month-long initiative from Nov. 17 through Dec. 18 that calls on the UB and Buffalo communities to return overdue books and materials in exchange for waived fines and fees.

11/17/17

The late Peter Ayers Nickerson, a beloved UB faculty member who spent nearly 50 years teaching in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has given $4.5 million to the school.

11/17/17

“Grey’s Anatomy” actor and activist Jesse Williams will appear at UB on Nov. 18 as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Williams, this year’s Undergraduate Student Choice Speaker, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Arena, North Campus.

11/15/17

Goal of Localizing Buffalo’s Renewable Energy Future is to create 100 megawatts of renewable energy, mostly in the form of solar power, while revitalizing the region.

11/14/17

A UB social work researcher will use a $2.4 million HHS grant to gather evidence and produce resources to improve the services state agencies offer to Native American families involved in child welfare cases.