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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
UB reopens Silverman Library
UB reopens Silverman Library

The two-year, $7 million renovation transforms the Capen Hall library into a 21st-century learning environment.

UB's Bailey Green master plan wins international design award

Bailey Green II — a master plan developed by UB faculty and students, along with community stakeholders, for a 33-acre zone on Buffalo’s East Side — earned second place in the 2016 International Making Cities Livable design competition.

Feeling the Impact
“UB knows something about everything, and they have people to help. And that’s what we need in our back yard.”
Barrett Price, Owner
Bear Metal Works, a Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership partner