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Philanthropy

News about gifts to UB and related philanthropic programs.

10/16/13

English poet Robert Graves reportedly once said: “There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money either.” He was wrong, at least when it comes to beloved American poet Robert Frost. In two months, the University at Buffalo raised more than $65,000 to create an endowment to support its prized collection of Frost materials.

10/16/13

A top national expert – who also happens to be University at Buffalo graduate – will discuss the state of the U.S. economy on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the UB Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)

10/11/13

The UB Scholarship Gala will take place from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in the Edward Wright Practice Facility on the North Campus.

photo of Silvers
10/8/13

Silvers felt that all students would benefit tremendously from exposure to the humanities

6/27/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A gift of $200,000 from Melissa Dongmin Ma and Robin Li, MS '94, co-founder of China’s search-engine giant Baidu.com, will fund a laboratory in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the University at Buffalo’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.The Robin Li Data Mining and Machine Learning Laboratory will be located in Davis Hall on the North Campus.

Photo of Satish K. Tripathi, Michael Cain and others at press conference announcing the gift of a parcel of land from First Niagara Bank.
3/27/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo and First Niagara Financial Group Inc. announced today that First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 

2/1/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – John R. Alm, retired CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises, has established a University at Buffalo scholarship for graduating seniors at Maple Grove High School in Bemus Point.

Photo of poet Robert Frost and rabbi Victor Reichert.
1/18/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A rare collection of letters, audio files, photographs and other materials that could illuminate the personal beliefs of Robert Frost is being made available to the public for the first time.

7/5/12

Twenty-five University at Buffalo students eyeing careers in Western New York will receive full scholarships in 2012-13 through a program designed to retain university graduates in the region.

5/31/12

Where can future engineers go to build robots, learn about engineering disasters and test toy buildings on a life-sized earthquake shake table? Beginning this July, they can go to the University at Buffalo, thanks to a generous gift from National Grid.