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UB 2020

University at Buffalo's strategic vision

UB 2020 is UB’s far-reaching vision for our continued growth as a world-class public research university.
Impactful Research

We take an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to research, focusing our faculty strength and integrating our research, education and engagement activities in response to the most challenging problems and questions of our time.

WHAT IS UB 2020?

The University at Buffalo’s mission as a leading 21st-century research university is dedicated to advancing the greater public good through our ideas, discoveries and innovations. | Learn more.


UB 2020 News
Beach at Cahuita National Park in Costa Rica

A trip to Costa Rica inspires participants in UB's new Study Abroad Incubator.

Alison Balind, then a UB MSW student from Canada, speaks with a local student during a trip to Tanzania in January 2016

Seven UB students committed to social change are traveling to the African country as part of an experiential learning course.

Feeling the Impact
“What really helped me launch this company was a lot of these programs that are going on in the Buffalo area, so the UB Center of Excellence had a lot of mentorship as well as the STOR incubator.”
Sarah Scouten, Founder
Illuminating Diagnostics