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Arts and Culture

News about UB’s arts and humanities programs and related events.

4/21/15

Abigail LaPlaca — award-winning Latin American dance team choreographer, lover of languages, worldwide adventure-traveler, UB Presidential Scholar and 2015 Fulbright Scholar — saw her vision of the transforming power of education come to life in an 8-year-old Dominican Republic girl named Tainalis.

4/20/15

Pop culture has the capacity to shape bodies through societal norms, advertising and gender distinction. But what if the body was approached as a sculptural mass unburdened by preconception?

4/16/15

An international symposium, scholarship dinner and community roundtable will take place on April 23 and 24.

4/14/15

A UB research team aims to bring robotics to construction sites.

4/9/15

Places affect people in ways that tap all of the senses. It could be the long shadows of late afternoon cast by the aging pines surrounding a ramshackle cabin; or the sound of exhausted waves struggling to reach a deserted beach; or even the thick smog-burdened heat a crowded city.

4/8/15

William Baumer’s family has given $500,000 to create a fund benefiting the Department of Philosophy.

4/6/15

UB’s pioneering festival and performance institute for new music will include master classes, seminars, lectures and 15 concerts.

3/30/15

The event, organized by the UB Department of Music's Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios, will create immersive sonic environments for the listener.

3/26/15

Henderson is an educator, director and award-winning television, Broadway and off-Broadway actor.

3/23/15

The line-up for the March event includes a DJ from The Pink, a record label founder and two researchers in the field of communicative disorders and sciences.