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‘Eds and meds’ play key role in city’s economic rebirth

The University at Buffalo - the largest campus in the State University of New York system - is leading an effort in Buffalo, through its Office of Education Collaboration and Engagement, to use their Downtown and Buffalo Niagra Medical Campuses as anchors for economic development for people who live near those institutions, as well as for the Buffalo community at large.  Read more about UB's efforts here .

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Cornell breaks ground on Roosevelt Island campus

Cornell University, along with New York City leaders and members of the University's development and project teams, celebrated this week the groundbreaking of Cornell Tech’s campus on Roosevelt Island and announced a $100 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies to fund construction of the campus. The innovative new campus opens summer 2017. U3 Advisors was on hand to join in the celebration.

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City and UMD collaborate on 'Greater College Park' to make improvements

U3 Advisors' Co-CEO Omar Blaik speaks with the Diamondback about the latest developments in U3A's collabration with the University of Maryland in College Park. Read more about the progress made towards achieving "the Greater College Park vision" here.

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U3 Advisors is hiring in San Diego County, California

U3 Advisors is working with the City of Chula Vista, California on the development of a 375-acre University and Innovation District in the city. The proposed site is adjacent to Otay Ranch South, a dense urban planned community of up to 4,000 units.

U3 Advisors has been engaged to manage the exploration of potential higher educational partners as well as the creation and management of Chula Vista University Partnership Inc. (CVUP) – a new non-profit entity that will be responsible for, facilitating development of the university campus. U3 Advisors seeks a Senior Associate to be based in San Diego County to support this effort. 

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Why Universities Alone Aren't Going to Save Your Economy

U3 Advisors' Co-CEO, Omar Blaik, is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education's latest article about the challenges for university anchor strategies in struggling towns and cities. Read the full article here.

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Anchors Lift All Boats: Eds & Meds Engaging with Communities

U3 Advisors' Omar Blaik and George Smith contribute to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's latest report on the significant impact comprehensive, place-based, anchor strategies can have on local and regional economies.  Read the full report here.

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UMd. goes on real estate spree in College Park

The University of Maryland is acquiring real estate along Route 1 in College Park, pushing to create a lively main street that better connects its flagship campus with the town and provides an atmosphere on par with the school’s academics. Read more of about U3 Advisors' collabration with the University on this project here.

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Summer News from U3 Advisors

Read the latest news from U3 Advisors in our Summer 2017 newsletter!

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U3 Advisors is Hiring a Paid Graphic Design Intern in New York

U3A currently seeks a Graphic Design Intern to work out of the New York City office, under the supervision of the Operations Manager, to provide graphic design support across offices on a variety of projects. The Graphic Design intern will be a go-to in-house creative resource, from designing proposals to formatting client case studies. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative designer who can work on multiple projects to produce and edit clean and exceptional designs under tight deadlines.

The internship schedule will be two days per week, the specific days being flexible. The internship will begin immediately and continue through May, 2016, with the potential for extension into the summer of 2016 if appropriate.

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