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

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.

4/24/15

Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place.

4/16/15

Three graduate students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.

4/16/15

An international symposium, scholarship dinner and community roundtable will take place on April 23 and 24.

4/10/15

Five finalists will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition at UB on April 15.

4/8/15

William Baumer’s family has given $500,000 to create a fund benefiting the Department of Philosophy.