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Philanthropy

News about generous gifts and our philanthropic programs. (see all topics)

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 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.

10/10/17

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

10/5/17

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

10/4/17

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

5/9/17

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

2/6/17

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

1/9/17

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.

6/13/16

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.

5/17/16

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.