Updates

10/16/18
With an emphasis on recent U.S.-Mexico border and immigration issues, this year’s riverrun Global Film Series will celebrate Mexican cinema and culture. The free series will run from Oct. 10-12 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State.
8/27/18
A Department of Art exchange program involving MFA students from UB and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China will culminate in an exhibition and symposium at UB early this semester focusing on the complexities of cross-cultural interpretations and negotiations.
8/10/18
For 33 students from 11 different countries, UB has been their home as students in the summer semester of UB’s Intensive English Program (IEP).
8/8/18
For nearly 40 years, the School of Dental Medicine and the Sunstar Group, which produces GUM brand products, have partnered on a fellowship training program that sends Sunstar scientists more than 6,000 miles from Japan to Buffalo to conduct research under UB faculty member Robert Genco, lauded by the Journal of Dental Research as the “father of oral science.”
7/13/18
Thirty-eight undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan are back home this week after taking courses ranging from engineering to sociology during the first six-week session of UBThisSummer.
7/2/18
There’s one undeniable fact about UB’s rise as a global leader in international education: No one has been more integral to that effort than Stephen C. Dunnett.
6/22/18
This year, the University at Buffalo has produced three Fulbright winners, three alternates and six finalists, in addition to five other study abroad scholarship recipients.
6/22/18
When and how did the first people come to the Americas? One dominant, new theory: The first Americans took a coastal route along Alaska’s Pacific border to enter the continent.
6/22/18
Tenants in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, receive drastically inferior household services and pay more rent compared to those in its formal settlements, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
4/26/18
To enhance the understanding of China’s record in Africa in comparison with those of Europeans and Americans, experts from leading universities and research institutes in China, the U.S. and Europe are gathering on April 26 at UB for a daylong symposium, “China in Africa: Global Perspectives.”
4/10/18
Sustainability Month at UB is 30 days long — give or take — but 17 is the magic number. That’s the number of goals nearly 200 United Nations member countries adopted in 2015 as part of a new sustainable development agenda.
4/10/18
If we disregard the humanities, we can lose our moral bearings, and totalitarian regimes can rise. Science can run amok and lead us astray. That, perhaps, is a takeaway of the talk that Margaret Atwood, one of the world’s greatest writers, gave to a packed Mainstage Theatre at UB’s Center for the Arts on the evening of March 9.
4/10/18
A range of UB graduate school programs have been cited among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019 ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released today.
4/10/18
Two University at Buffalo undergraduates have each received prestigious scholarships from the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for the summer of 2018.
7/2/18
For the 15th straight year, UB is among the top 25 U.S. institutions hosting international students. UB is ranked No. 21 by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in the institute’s 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
10/16/17
Brian Carter and Annette LeCuyer, both professors of architecture in the School of Architecture and Planning, are being honored for the awareness they’ve raised of Canadian architecture through publishing.
10/16/17
A team from the UB Undergraduate Consulting Club emerged victorious and will share a $1,500 prize ($250 for each team member and $500 for the club)
10/16/17
UB’s Community for Global Health Equity (CGHE) has announced the winning research teams from its inaugural Ideas Lab workshop — “Seeding Food Equity for Global Health” (FEIL) — which was held in late January.
10/16/17
The UB School of Law has developed an innovative graduate law program that recognizes the global nature of legal practice and the need for skilled attorneys to guide clients through cross-border interactions.
10/16/17
The University at Buffalo’s aspiration to become a “top-producing Fulbright institution” took another significant step forward this month when a record number of undergraduates were chosen as recipients of Fulbright awards.
10/16/17
To develop their winning idea at this year’s Global Innovation Challenge, team United Youth looked to their own individual experiences for inspiration.
10/16/17
Marie Saitou was working on her PhD at the University of Toyko last year when she read a paper published by UB biologist Omer Gokcumen’s research group.
10/16/17
Many things may change around the world but the United States is still the premiere destination for an excellent education, and UB is always a great place to call home.
10/16/17
Read about engineering faculty who participated in the first Study Abroad Incubator in June.
10/16/17
A group of UB undergraduates will explore avenues for social change as part of a social innovation and marketing course in Tanzania this month.
10/16/17
In honor of Buffalo being named host city for the Gaelic Games, the most popular sports tournament in Ireland, the UB Libraries is bringing the work and life of famed Irish author James Joyce to a wider audience.
10/16/17
Nineteen teachers recently attended “Understanding China,” a week-long seminar hosted by the Confucius Institute and organized in conjunction with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia.
10/16/17
Half of the world’s languages could disappear within a century, with urbanization and the increasing use of major world languages diminishing smaller languages’ chances of survival.
9/20/17
UB receives its highest ratings ever among the best public and national universities
9/26/17
Malala speaks to capacity audience of the importance of education
10/5/17
A UB ecologist is developing a new mapping tool that could help us understand how global warming will impact plant and animal populations.
10/16/17
Marcus Yam’s unlikely path from aerospace engineering major at UB to Pulitzer Prize winning photographer began with a simple flyer.
11/14/17
UB’s annual celebration of International Education Week (IEW) will take place Nov. 12-17, with a keynote event focusing on U.S. foreign and military policy.
11/17/17
South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region is one of the richest repositories of plant life in the world. Now, a team of scientists including University at Buffalo biogeographer Adam Wilson has won a United Nations (U.N.) data prize for creating a digital tool for monitoring threats to this biological jewel.