Philanthropy

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

3/2/16

How and why children carry weapons is the subject of a $3.4 million interdisciplinary study led by two UB researchers looking to find ways high-risk children can escape a cycle of violence.

11/5/15

UB wrestler Corey Hollister thought nothing of getting his head hit during a wrestling practice last spring.

10/23/15

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation has announced the largest expansion of its campus entrepreneurship program, Blackstone LaunchPad, to five universities across New York State

10/13/15

UB’s Othman Shibly helped build more than 20 refugee dental clinics and 15 schools in war-torn Syria.

9/14/15

UB’s medical school to be named the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

8/26/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An anonymous gift to the University at Buffalo Blue and White Fund is honoring Edmond J. Gicewicz, MD, a member of the UB Athletics Hall of Fame and longtime friend and supporter of UB Athletics.
7/14/15

The renowned materials scientist will serve as the Erich Bloch Endowed Chair, a role that will boost advanced manufacturing and biotechnology in Western New York.

6/15/15

A “one-size-fits-all” approach to alcohol treatment is not the best strategy, according to University at Buffalo addiction experts, who have received a $3 million grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person’s behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.

5/11/15

The rare works of renowned, 20th-century “rock star” poet Dylan Thomas have returned home to the University at Buffalo Poetry Collection.

5/11/15

Casey Rothberg, only the second UB student ever to win the competitive David L. Boren Scholarship, fits the scholarship program’s profile on paper well.