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Media Advisories

News about upcoming UB events that may be of interest to the media.


UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara (BBN) program will showcase some of the most promising innovators and startup companies later this month, introducing new products, services and technology in the marketplace.


Liz Murray, the best-selling author of “Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard,” will speak on Oct. 14 as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


John Borrazzo is an expert in global maternal and child health.


Think you have a great startup idea? Come to the UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences’ Innovation Lecture Series event, “Investing in Your Startup: From Business Plan to Market.”


UB President Satish K. Tripathi will present his annual State of the University address at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the UB North Campus.


UB students and alumni will learn how to apply their talents and training into job prospects at the Office of Career Services’ STEM UP job and internship fair.


UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will kick-off its Innovation Lecture Series event with a program titled “Failure: A Necessary Step to Success.”


Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and award-winning actress from the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” will open UB’s 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series with a talk on Sept. 16.


Members of the media are invited to a news conference where University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi will make a major announcement about the future of the university.


The University at Buffalo will host its annual UB Neighbor’s Day Block Party and Safety Fair from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, on the Hayes Hall lawn on the South Campus.