University Initiatives

News about major university initiatives, including the UB 2020 strategic plan. (see all topics)

5/28/19

The $32 million project will match students, faculty, clinicians, and researchers with a powerful collection of resources to commercialize innovations.

4/1/19

School of Law’s new center will train sports law lawyers, promote interdisciplinary research.

3/27/19

The award is given annually to individuals who demonstrate leadership in advancement programs, furtherance of the philanthropic tradition, and public articulation of needs, goals, and issues in education.

3/12/19

Graduate programs across the University at Buffalo have been named among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday.

2/25/19

A UB faculty member since 1996, Patra will guide the supercomputing facility as it supports faculty-led research and Buffalo’s growing knowledge economy.

2/20/19

UB scores highly in sustainability research, diversity and affordability in the latest STARS report.



2/5/19

Rae will cultivate industry collaboration and further grow UB’s expertise and reputation in materials informatics.

1/3/19

The University at Buffalo has awarded seven students with the university’s first academic badge, a micro-credential that allows students to showcase their mastery of a skill in an area of interest.

12/20/18

Six University at Buffalo researchers have been awarded SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) to pilot campus innovations and initiatives that have the potential to be replicated and scaled up throughout the State University of New York system (SUNY).

9/18/18

AI expert, David Doermann, recruited to Buffalo as inaugural director.