Our Alumni Keep Leading the Charge

We create and promote lifelong bonds with our graduates, and work to inspire them to care about the past, present and future of the university. Together we will help UB take its place among America’s great public universities. 

UB grads talking to current students at an event.

Move the world

More than 280,000 UB alumni are making a difference in every state and 150 countries around the world. Among our celebrated graduates are:

  • Co-founder of Baidu.com, the largest Chinese-language search engine — Li Yanhong (Robin Li)
  • Award-winning journalist for CNN — Wolf Blitzer
  • Chief diversity and inclusion officer for the NFL — Jonathan Beane
  • Former executive director of World Education Services — Mariam Assefa
  • Industrialist and former Indonesian minister of state-owned enterprises — Tanri Abeng
  • Former astronaut and NASA mission specialist — Ellen Shulman Baker
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and foreign correspondent for the LA Times — Marcus Yam
  • Executive producer and host of NPR’s “Fresh Air” — Terry Gross
  • Superstar NFL linebacker — Khalil Mack
  • Founder of New York Fashion Week — Fern Mallis
  • Hollywood actor — Winston Duke
  • Former director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center — Christopher Scolese
  • Pulitzer Prize–winning former editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post — Tom Toles
  • Former president and CEO of Girls, Inc. — Judy Vredenburgh
  • Former Chinese minister of education and current president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering — Zhou Ji
  • Former mayor of Kabul, Afghanistan — Ahmad Zaki Sarfaraz

At Buffalo

Learn about amazing UB grads, groundbreaking discoveries, promising students and more in At Buffalo.

Move Together

All graduates have exclusive access to UB’s global alumni network, special events, learning opportunities, and much more. They're as tenacious, bold, and hard working as ever.  

  • Keep Learning
    Harness the strength of your alumni-powered global network with these services and resources.
  • Grow Your Network
    Wherever you go, chances are you'll run into a proud UB Bull! Get involved with one of the regional networks across the US and keep your connection strong.
  • Lend a Hand
    UB alumni continue to lead the charge as trailblazers in their fields and responsible citizens in their communities. Together, we feed children, revitalize homes, package supplies for our less-fortunate neighbors and more.
  • Stay Connected
    Make new friends, grow your network and go on a bold adventure with UB grads!