The President in the News

10/26/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports UB President Satish K. Tripathi traveled to Washington, D.C., with SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson, academic colleagues, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and other lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a bill that would allow 800,000 undocumented aliens – “dreamers” – who came to the U.S. as children to stay here.

10/6/17

An article in the Buffalo News about Friday’s State of the University address by UB President Satish K. Tripathi reports the university will launch a fundraising campaign in the spring.

10/6/17

An article in Business First interviews UB President Satish K. Tripathi about major milestones he is approaching at UB that will be defining traits of his tenure, including the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building, the plan to increase enrollment to about 31,000 students and the university’s steady climb in the rankings.

9/28/17

An article in Business First about concerns local college leaders have about President Trump’s immigration stance and his efforts to pull the plug on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – or DACA – looks at the reaction of several local college presidents with international roots and reports that Satish K. Tripathi grew up in a small Indian village.

6/27/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports the UB School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of its pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics, the school’s first major renovation in 30 years, and quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

UB News

7/18/17

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai, former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams and actor Alan Alda are among the speakers who will headline the UB 2017-18 Distinguished Speakers Series.

6/23/17

Coppens was revered as one of the world’s most influential scientists in the field of crystallography.

6/19/17

The event showcases the leadership role that Buffalo and New York State are playing in next-generation traffic systems.

6/5/17

Human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will speak at UB on Sept. 19 the first speaker in the 31st annual Distinguished Speakers Series.

6/1/17

UB President Satish K. Tripathi and RPCI President and CEO Candace Johnson today strongly urged members of the Western New York congressional delegation to resist a Trump administration budget proposal to cap federal spending on costs essential to conducting research.