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University Initiatives

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

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.

2/27/14

The University at Buffalo will help accelerate the development of advanced manufacturing technologies in Western New York by lending its expertise and resources to a new advanced manufacturing institute announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of the Buffalo Billion initiative.

1/22/14

The University at Buffalo and National Grid are offering hands-on science experiments to Westminster Community Charter School students to boost STEM education.

10/15/13

In downtown Buffalo today, the University at Buffalo broke ground on a milestone project in the university’s history and in the city’s efforts to reinvent itself as a destination for world-class health care.

UB officials cut ribbon celebrating the opening of the new Educational Opportunity Center.
6/14/13

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) opened its new home today, a move that allows the center to take a greater role in serving Buffalo’s downtown community and expand programming for students who may not have access to traditional educational resources.