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These conversations ... would go a long way toward making students feel that at least their voices are being heard.
Historian Keith Griffler talks to The Associated Press about a national movement for slavery reparations that’s developing on college campuses.
I would be shocked if we saw the death of such a system anytime soon.
Political scientist Jacob Neiheisel talks to USA Today about the controversy surrounding results in the Iowa Democratic caucus.
Whenever the present looks scary and the future looks worse, we tend to want to go running back to the past.
UB history professor Tamara Plakins Thornton speaks to The New York Times about why cursive writing is making a comeback in American schools.
I cannot emphasize enough the point of having these conversations...
Social work researcher Deborah Waldrop speaks to CNN about end-of-life decision-making, and how more people in the U.S. are now dying at home than at a hospital.
Women should always do their own research, or at least research the person they're reading.
Gynecologist Vanessa Barnabei speaks to Good Morning America about women seeking health information from doctors on social media and other online sources.
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top public university in New York State, and No. 31 nationwide.
Ranked No. 269 out of 20,000 universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings.
The No. 31 public university in the nation, according to both U.S. News & World Report and the WSJ/THE College Rankings.
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.
14:1 student-to-faculty ratio—the best of any doctorate-granting university within SUNY.
Any student from any major can study abroad through 1,000+ options across seven continents.
Named one of the “Best Values” in higher education by Kiplinger’s.
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.
95% of recent UB undergraduate alumni employed, in graduate school or in service.
UB grads land jobs at Google, NASA, Pfizer, the U.N., CNN, the Smithsonian, Citi,?Spotify, HBO and more.
The sunniest and driest summers of any major city in the Northeast.
World leaders (including a U.S. president), astronauts, NFL legends, a U.S. Poet Laureate, and the list goes on.
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 or experiential learning.
One of the nation’s first honors programs and a jewel in SUNY’s crown.
As an AAU member, ranked among the leading North American universities that engage in the highest levels of research.
Host of June in Buffalo, the world-renowned new music festival and conference.
Student entrepreneurs compete for startup funding and services in numerous annual competitions.
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.
283 prestigious scholarships won over the past 35 years, including the Truman, Goldwater and Marshall.
A top-notch education with tuition that’s a fraction of the cost of a comparable private school.
More than $340 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 in SUNY 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.
The majority of UB 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. 3 on the EPA’s Green Power Partnership list of top colleges and universities.
The 3,200-panel UB Solar Strand produces enough energy to power hundreds of student apartments.
No. 3 worldwide for climate action, based on our climate change research, readiness and energy usage.
Recognized by the Certified Wildlife Habitat program for hosting numerous species on campus.
260,000+ helpful UB alumni in all 50 states and 150 countries.
One of the 52 Places To Go on the New York Times' list of top world destinations (2018).
Buffalo named one of the “25 Best 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.
Voted America’s No. 1 Friendliest City by Travel + Leisure readers.
The only museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the brain.
UB’s holdings include a rocket belt, early manifestos of punk, and original “Lone Ranger” radio scripts.