UB 2020 is our plan for enhancing educational opportunities for
our students, advancing research discoveries that improve life for
people throughout the world and increasing UB’s economic
impact on our region and New York State.
Our campus master plan is helping us create great places for a
greater university from classrooms, labs and libraries
to dining halls, student housing and recreational facilities.
Explore our vision of a premier 21-century public research
university. And help us make it happen.
UB is strategically transforming the delivery of academic
support services across the university. More efficient delivery of
services better supports academic excellence and creates savings
that are being invested in our academic mission.
Realizing UB 2020 articulates UB’s mission and
vision, provides planning context, focuses on institutional goals
and values, and outlines several strategies which will lay the
foundation for unprecedented university growth.
Eight additional companies – including Bak USA, an
assembler of affordable electronic tablets – will relocate on
or near the University at Buffalo campuses through their
participation in START-UP NY, the innovative tax incentive program
established by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
The University at Buffalo dedicated its new Educational
Opportunity Center facility in the name of former New York State
Assembly Deputy Speaker Arthur O. Eve on June 30 at the center in
The University at Buffalo has launched the Department of
Materials Design and Innovation (MDI), a forward-leaning,
interdisciplinary initiative that will address regional and
national demand for new materials that accelerate research and
education in advanced manufacturing and biotechnology.
Advances in computing affect progress in every area of society. Capitalizing on our research, this strength is helping to create a vibrant research community and discover tomorrow's next technological breakthrough.