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Students Leading the Way
UB students use knowledge acquired in their coursework to achieve success with greener technology.

As a junior, Kelly Miller perfected a low-cost sand filter that makes cleaner drinking water for Third World countries.
As a senior, Josh Hancock launched a program that converts cooking grease to bio-diesel fuel for campus vehicles, saving UB more than $10,000 annually.
called the School of Management one of the nation’s “Best Undergraduate Business Programs of 2011.”
Bloomberg Businessweek
U.S. News and World Report
A Full Spectrum
of Programs
UB offers extensive undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional programs and provides a learning environment that hosts a variety
of unique academic activities.
Students Leading the Way
has ranked the UB School of Management as a ‘Best Business School.’
The King of Pop
John R. Alm
UB 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Recipient
Former CEO
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc
UB spends more than $349.4 million annually on research, seeking knowledge that leads to new cures, improved processes, stronger materials, faster computers, smarter software, smaller machines and thousands of other improvements.
Improving Life with Discovery
UB offers 20 NCAA Division I
intercollegiate sports
Showing True Blue
UB’s Campus Dining & Shops (CDS) is taking a lead role in the university’s sustainability initiatives through composting, recycling, trayless dining, refillable beverage mugs, reusable to-go trays and local food purchasing.
Food for Thought...
Implantable battery-operated cardiac pacemaker
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer
Photodynamic cancer therapy
Pattern recognition software
Talent™ thoracic stent graft
Teleradiology 3-D viewer and data transmission system
UB faculty inventors have contributed
to the invention of the following:
Discovery into Innovation
Problem-solving
Technology
Through the supercomputers housed in the Center for Computational Research (CCR)
UB researchers are processing and studying data on a grand scale.
Previous studies focused on topics such as groundwater dispersion and cardiovascular imaging.
In New York City, 15 Days of Dance; The Making of “Ghost Light” premiered at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

The two-hour documentary was produced by Elliot Caplan, director of UB’s Center for the Moving Image.
Music and Performance
Oozefest, UB's annual mud-volleyball tournament is the largest such event in the country.
Down and Dirty
Join Schussmeisters…
…to go skiing or snowboarding in Ellicottville, less than an hour from UB,
and visit ski slopes around the world.
Live from CNN
Wolf I. Blitzer
UB Alumnus
Senior anchor and host
Cable News Network (CNN)
1,192 acres
125 buildings
11 Residence halls
5 apartment complexes
Located in Amherst
North Campus
154 acres
49 buildings
2 residence halls
Home to our School of Architecture and Planning, Nursing, Public Health and Health Professions and our Medical, Dental and Pharmacy Schools.
South Campus
Following a destructive earthquake in Haiti, MCEER, UB’s Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, is partnering with a Haitian university to train engineers and architects to design buildings that can better withstand earthquakes.
Engineering a Safer Future
Downtown Campus
The New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences
43 buildings including shared and leased space
Two research partners: Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
UB is one of America’s most internationalized universities, enrolling a larger proportion of international students than any other comparable university.
UB’s International
Community
His Holiness the 14th Dali Lama
U.S. Presidents
Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and
George Bush
U.S. Secretaries of State
Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell
Authors
Maya Angelou and Barbara Ehrenreich
Opinion Shapers
Katie Couric and Conan O'Brien
Conservationists
Jane Goodall and Jean-Michel Cousteau
UB Hosts Nationally
Renowned Speakers
Leading the Way
UB is leading the way in energy savings as the first university in the country to completely replace its campus-wide beverage vending machines with green technology.
Khaki Tycoon
UB alumnus Millard S. Drexler
Chair & CEO
J. Crew Group, Inc.
UB faculty have been recipients of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation “Genius Award," and the Guggenheim Fellowship.
Dr. Herbert A. Hauptman Biophysical Sciences, Nobel Prize recipient
Faculty with Distinction
Express Yourself
UB engineering students along with Dr. Kris Schindler developed a device, the UB Talker, to give a voice to those with speech and motor disabilities.
Buffalo is home to one of the most famous art galleries in the country, the Albright-Knox,
a great place to take in incredible displays of art.
A Love of Art
Reaching for the Stars
UB alumna
Ellen Shulman Baker
Astronaut
NASA – Johnson Space Center
6,300 square feet of shiny photovoltaic (PV) panels have been installed on the roof of Norton Hall, forming the largest solar array on any building in Western New York.

This power is used to illuminate classrooms, hallways and computer screens.
Solar Power
More Majors Equals More Opportunities
UB has more than 100 undergraduate degree programs— more academic options than any other public university in New York and New England.
Totally
UB is one of the most technologically advanced universities in the nation. Integrated computing and information technology is a way of life at UB—from your residence hall to your classrooms.
Connected
UB graduate
Brad Grey, CEO of Paramount Pictures, was executive producer of
“The Sopranos.”
UB graduate Harvey Weinstein was co-founder of Miramax Films.
UB on Screen
A World
Nearly 9 percent of UB undergraduate students study abroad.
of Opportunities
UB’s School of Dental Medicine and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are ranked among the top schools in their fields in the U.S.
National Leaders
Four Beautiful Seasons
Buffalo is known for its snow, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that our region enjoys four distinct seasons, each remarkable in its own right.
Collecting whale songs in Puerto Rico. Exploring the cause and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. Learning imaging techniques to battle brain cancer.

These are just some of the rewarding research opportunities UB provides to undergraduates through our world-class professors, programs and partnerships.
Undergraduate Research
With nearly 215,000 alumni in every state and 130 countries around the world, you will find a UB connection just about everywhere!
Career Builder
TIME magazine named UB alumnus
Robin Li, founder of Baidu,
the dominant computer search tool in China, to its 2010 TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people.
Impacting the World
UB’s partnerships with Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, among many other institutions, allow UB to provide valuable clinical opportunities.
World-Renowned
Health Care Facilities
Catholic Health System
Catholic Health System
Mercy Health System  
Sisters of Charity Hospital  
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center  
Kaleida Health
Buffalo General Hospital  
Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo  
Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital  
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital  
Affiliated Hospitals
Many mansions dot the area around Delaware Park, several with very rich historic backgrounds.

Several of the minimalist homes built by internationally known architect Frank Lloyd Wright are still standing in Buffalo today.
Buffalo’s Famous Architecture
UB’s Special Collections include:
20th century poetry
James Joyce manuscripts
a collection of letters and other memorabilia between Frank Lloyd Wright and Darwin D. Martin
Valuable Information
A Little birdie told us...
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@UBAdmissions
and use the hashtag
#VisitUB
to share feedback, or pictures from your tour!
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@UBAdmissions
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#VisitUB
to tell us about your visit!
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