University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Skip to Content
Official UB news and information for the media

University Initiatives

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

10/5/17

UB President Satish K. Tripathi will give his sixth State of the University Address on Oct. 6, during which he will review the progress UB has made in the past year.

10/4/17

Thomas Thundat will bolster UB’s RENEW Institute and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

9/29/17

UB tied for 117th overall among U.S. colleges and universities — the highest rating of any SUNY nstitution — according to the 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

9/20/17

A new brand strategy and approach to student recruitment have helped UB enroll a record 4,045 first-year students this fall, the largest freshman class in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.

8/30/17

Yamazaki’s residency is part of the CAI's ambitious and multidimensional schedule for 2017-18.

8/24/17

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the University of Rochester have developed a new agreement to streamline admission between the Rochester Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program (PBPH) and UB Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

8/17/17

Four studies focused on improving our understanding of the human genome and microbiome were awarded funding through the third round of research pilots supported by the University at Buffalo’s Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).

6/20/17

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of the school’s pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics.

5/12/17

The work has resulted in about $52 million in MWBE contracts.

3/30/17

The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, through a collaborative agreement with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), has created an Opioid Prescriber Training Program to help licensed prescribers within the state meet educational requirements.