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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.


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.


Colucci has had a long and successful career in banking, corporate, finance and real estate law.


Western New York will be seeing blue this weekend as the University at Buffalo celebrates Homecoming and Family Weekend.


The gift will help UB advance its goal of becoming one of the nation’s premier public research universities.


James Smist was seven years old when his father, Felix Smist, graduated in mechanical engineering from the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


The $100,000 gift will help UB researchers develop an integrated system for patient safety and therapeutic efficacy of cannabinoids.


UB’s Creative Arts Initiative will present The Faust Project: A Staged Reading with Live Music of Goethe's Faust, an inventive reworking of Goethe’s epic by playwright Neil Wechsler and composer Nathan Heidelberger.


The UB Research Institute on Addictions has received two grants totaling more than $5 million from the National Institutes of Health to study public health issues involving alcohol.


UB's Research Institute on Addictions will continue its critical research training and professional development of addiction researchers with the support of another five-year, $2 million grant for training postdoctoral associates.