The Department of Music welcomed the internationally acclaimed Parker Quartet to perform all 16 Beethoven string quarters in concert and to conduct a master class for students, as shown here. UB is the only venue known to present the full cycle of quartets annually. View the slideshow.
For small objects, lasers are the most reasonable approach.
John Crassidis discusses with Salon a proposal by NASA to zap away little pieces of human-made space debris.
His plans may actually fall into a very different tradition: that of a company town.
Victoria Wolcott writes in The Washington Post about Elon Musk’s idea to build a utopian community in Texas.
It’s a little reminiscent of the issues with tobacco and opioids ...
Guyora Binder in The Guardian on the legal difficulties of charging big oil firms with homicide, which has been proposed to fight climate change.
Simply put, social workers break down barriers for marginalized populations and uplift communities.
Social Work dean Keith Alford in The Buffalo News on the critical role that social workers play in society.
I can’t enjoy the Harry Potter books and films in the same way I used to.
David Schmid in a USA Today article on favorite artists who share their racist or otherwise hateful views.
Recognized by the WSJ/THE College Rankings as the top public university in New York State, and No. 31 nationwide.
The No. 31 public university in the nation, according to the WSJ/THE College Rankings, and No. 38 according to U.S. News & World Report.
The No. 2 public university in the Northeast for the widest range of programs (450+).
Winners of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Foundation “genius award” and (so many) others.
12:1 student-to-faculty ratio—the best of SUNY’s four university centers.
More than 4 million volumes in UB’s libraries and special collections—the most of any SUNY institution.
All students, from their very first year, can participate in research, service learning or experiential learning.
One of the nation’s first honors programs and a jewel in SUNY’s crown.
Any student from any major can study abroad through 800+ options across seven continents.
Host of June in Buffalo, the world-renowned new music festival and conference.
As an AAU member, recognized as one of the leading North American universities engaged in the highest levels of research.
Student entrepreneurs compete for startup funding and services in numerous annual competitions.
Recognized by the WSJ/THE College Rankings as the third best public university in the Northeast.
Ensures students graduate on time by following our guidelines—or the remaining tuition is on us.
16 NCAA Division I athletic programs that compete (and win) in the Mid-American Conference.
90% of recent UB undergraduate alumni employed or in graduate school.
UB grads land jobs at Google, NASA, Pfizer, the U.N., CNN, the Smithsonian, Citi, HBO and more.
The sunniest and driest summers of any major city in the Northeast.
World leaders, astronauts, NFL legends, celebrated journalists, a U.S. Poet Laureate, and the list goes on.
One of the leading public research universities in the nation, spending $400+ million annually.
The top New York State public university for research and development.
Dozens of prestigious scholarships won every year, including the Truman, Marshall, Fulbright and more.
An exceptional education with tuition that's a fraction of the cost of our peers'.
More than $370 million in financial aid and scholarships administered annually.
A 60-acre lake, right in the middle of campus, with free kayaks, canoes and paddleboards.
One of America’s largest collegiate mud volleyball games.
The No. 1 dining service among SUNY universities and a consistent winner of dining awards.
65-acre living woods right on campus.
High-impact experiential opportunities, both here in Buffalo and around the world.
One of the most international universities in the country, giving students a truly global experience.
Graduated our first female and Black students from the medical school in the late 1800s.
Half of UB's 12 deans are women, including the dean of law and the dean of arts and sciences.
To protest racism, our celebrated 1958 football team turned down UB’s first bowl game invite.
No. 5 on the EPA’s Green Power Partnership list of top colleges and universities.
UB is one of the largest producers of on-campus renewable energy among institutions of higher education.
No. 1 in the U.S. for health and wellbeing, No. 2 for climate action and No. 4 for clean energy, according to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
Recognized by the Certified Wildlife Habitat program for hosting numerous species on campus.
287,000+ helpful UB alumni in all 50 states and 150 countries.
Buffalo named one of the “25 Most Affordable Places to Live” (U.S. News & World Report).
Within a 30-minute drive of numerous beaches along two Great Lakes.
Just minutes from Canada and a short drive to the cosmopolitan city of Toronto.
100+ area festivals every year celebrating everything from jazz to gnomes.
Buffalo-based 43North is one of the world’s leading startup business competitions.
The only museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the human brain.
UB’s holdings include a 1950s rocket belt, early manifestos of punk and original “Lone Ranger” radio scripts.
UB’s “Lesbianism 101” was the first course on lesbianism taught in the U.S.
Recognized for advancing the state’s public higher education mission as a leading center for academics and research.
Recognized for a demonstrated commitment to advancing first-generation student success.