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Installation of the UB logo on the new medical school building
is another indication the project is nearing completion.
While the spotlight has been on construction of the new medical
school building, the plan to revitalize UB's historic campus is
With the new home of the UB medical school set to open this
fall, Dean Michael Cain talks about the move and his goals for the
school in the coming years.
With faculty and staff preparing to move in later this fall,
crews are focused on the final stretch of work on the new home of
UB's medical school.
The white coat ceremony marked an institutional milestone, as
well as a personal milestone for the new students.
As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new
medical school building, our photographer managed to capture some
highlights. Photos: Douglas Levere
September 13, 2017
A historic long-lost lantern will be reunited with its mate when
the new building for the medical school opens its doors later this
The 28,006 terra cotta panels being installed on the new medical
school building reflect Buffalo's architectural past.
One of the final beams was hoisted on top of the downtown
structure, signaling the end of the steel construction phase.
UB will name its medical school the Jacobs School of Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences in recognition of a $30 million gift to the
school from Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife Margaret and their
A 250-foot-high tower crane is flying the UB flag at the site of
the university's future medical school building, which is under
construction in downtown Buffalo.
Banners were installed last week identifying the veritable
beehive of construction activity at Main and High streets as the
future home of the UB medical school.
A crawler crane has begun installing steel beams for the new
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the largest
construction project in UB’s 167-year history.
A mockup of UB's new medical school building passed rigorous
‘worst-case scenario’ wind and rain tests with flying