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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

Texted data from citizen scientists will help create weekly forecasts of fishing, flood and other stream conditions.


Funded by a $1.5M NIH grant, pharmacy professor Juliane Nguyen’s work has the potential to prevent metastasis in cancer patients.

Feeling the Impact
“It is exactly the type of initiative we need from our anchor institutions to create thriving neighborhoods and help employees achieve their dreams of home ownership.”
Susan Jouard, NeighborWorks America, on UB's HOME loan program