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University Initiatives

News about major university initiatives, including the UB 2020 strategic plan.

3/4/15

The companies expect to create 40 jobs and invest $12.5 million in Western New York within five years.

2/13/15

In a new national publication, The Princeton Review has rated the University at Buffalo among the colleges and universities it considers the nation’s best for high-quality degree programs, affordability and career prospects.

1/28/15

The companies expect to create 164 jobs and invest $8.7 million in Western New York.

8/6/14

Aga is a researcher in UB's new RENEW initiative, which focuses on energy, water and environment research.

7/28/14

Eight additional companies – including Bak USA, an assembler of affordable electronic tablets – will relocate on or near the University at Buffalo campuses through their participation in START-UP NY, the innovative tax incentive program established by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

5/6/14

Investigating how latent pesticides affect public health. Creating window coatings that reduce buildings’ heating and cooling costs. Developing policies to promote land conservation. Examining what incentives prompt people to buy hybrid cars. These seemingly disparate activities are not disparate at all – in fact, they reflect a commitment to comprehensive environmental research at RENEW.

4/22/14

Shows energy use in user-friendly terms, such as dollar amount and equivalent hamburgers consumed

3/14/14

Entrepreneurs enrolled in the program will benefit from seminars, networking, mentoring and additional resources to help grow their businesses.

Downtown Buffalo
3/6/14

Representatives from General Electric, Boeing, Siemens, Honeywell and more will discuss advanced manufacturing, robotics, 3-D printing, other innovations.

3/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The SUNY Construction Fund has awarded LPCiminelli the bid for the first phase of construction for the University at Buffalo’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building at Main and High streets on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.