As a part of the agreement to merge the university into the SUNY system, the State began to build an extensive second campus for the university.
This program installed a miniature, active nuclear fission reactor on the University's South (Main Street) Campus.
This program was not particularly active, nor could it compete with other government-run research labs, consequently, the programs performed in this facility were abandoned somewhat shortly after its inception.
This is often called the North Campus, and the center of most University at Buffalo activities.
The North Campus project included several major buildings, dormitory complexes, a separate spur of the Interstate highway, and a new lake.
The establishment may have been influenced by the 1910 Flexner Report which criticized the preparation of the medical students at the university.
With that additional space, in 1915, the then University of Buffalo formed the College of Arts and Sciences, creating an undergraduate division in addition to its prior educational work in the licensed professional fields.In 1950, the Industrial Engineering department branched off from the Mechanical Engineering department.In 1956, a Civil Engineering Department was formed under Lehigh University graduate Robert L.If you need to cancel you may be eligible for a refund or event rain check, based on our cancellation policy, provided you contact us before the event day.Upon successful registration we will email you a confirmation with the event details.In 1989, UB was elected to the Association of American Universities, which represents 62 prestigious, leading research universities in the United States and Canada. James Platt White was instrumental in obtaining a charter for the University of Buffalo from the state legislature in 1846.