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University Initiatives

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

11/19/12

In a letter to the campus community, University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today announced his decision to close the Shale Resources and Society Institute, effective immediately.

11/15/12

The University at Buffalo today announced the purchase of land at 960 Washington St., the first of several parcels it is assembling to make way for construction of the new $375 million University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

11/13/12

The 2012 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released yesterday in Washington, D.C., finds that, for the tenth year in a row, the University at Buffalo is among the top 20 institutions in the United States hosting international students.

10/24/12

The University at Buffalo Biosciences Incubator has selected its first tenants: AccuTheranostics, AndroBioSys and Ceno Technologies, three companies that will benefit from the facility's location at UB's Clinical and Translational Research Center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

10/24/12

Today is the grand opening ceremony of the University at Buffalo's new Crossroads Culinary Center (C3), a student dining facility that puts UB at the forefront of the collegiate dining experience. The ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m. on the first floor of Red Jacket Quadrange in the Ellicott Complex on UB's North Campus.

10/12/12

Last month the University at Buffalo provided the SUNY Board of Trustees, per its request, with a report that summarizes the facts and circumstances regarding formation of the Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI).

9/28/12

Jovin Panthapattu feels like he's making history as he heads to class these days at the University at Buffalo.

9/27/12

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will become the first professional school in three decades to move back to UB's South Campus and into the City of Buffalo when UB celebrates the grand opening of John and Editha Kapoor Hall on Friday, Sept. 28, at 10:30 a.m. on UB's South Campus.

9/20/12

The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences today held the grand opening of its Clinical and Translational Research Center in the joint UB-Kaleida Health building at Goodrich and Ellicott streets in downtown Buffalo.

9/19/12

As Satish K. Tripathi begins his second academic year as president of the University at Buffalo, he is working with faculty, staff and students to move ahead with the next phase of the UB 2020 plan for academic excellence. He answers a few questions about UB 2020 and NYSUNY 2020, and their transformative impact on the university.