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University Initiatives

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


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.


Annual ranking highlights veteran and military students’ success.


The fast-growing company provides internships for students, hires graduates and leverages faculty expertise for research and development.


The lab will help researchers discover new materials to address climate change, national security and other pressing issues.