University Initiatives

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


The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Utica College have formed a new agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree (PharmD) in a shorter amount of time. 


The University at Buffalo is assessing the executive order and is actively monitoring the order’s potential impact on UB students, faculty, staff and visiting scholars who are from countries cited in the order.


The grant also funds research centers in geographic information and in education innovation at UB.


The online course will help bolster Buffalo’s status as a nationwide leader in advanced manufacturing.


The awards will support projects designed to boost economic development in Western New York.


Fillmore was UB’s first chancellor and the 13th president of the United States.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A house is now a home for David Youhess, thanks to UB H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easy), a program that offers interest-free deferred loans to University at Buffalo employees who buy homes in the neighborhoods around the UB South Campus.

The agreement is the second major partnership for the Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics.


The program aims to serve 180 veterans on Saturday.


Two projects addressing refugee health issues in Buffalo and a study on the effects of air pollution on pregnant women in China have been selected to receive funding through the Community for Global Health Equity.