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Arts and Culture

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

3/17/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. — To celebrate and fuel the many grassroots initiatives helping to revive Buffalo’s reputation as both the City of Light and the City of Good Neighbors, the University at Buffalo Technē Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies will host the colorful Performing Economies Colloquium April 4 - 6 at UB's Educational Opportunity Center (555 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203), the UB Center for the Arts (North Campus) and The Foundry (298 Northampton St).

Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia, two young men, standing in front of a metal wall
3/12/14

The architects are finalists in the international Architizer A+ Awards competition — a prestigious recognition in the world of architecture and design.

2/21/14

A prestigious prize from the American Institute of Architects celebrates the lifetime achievements of Shibley, UB’s architecture and planning dean.

a tower consisting of many metal and plywood parts with intricate geometry
2/19/14

Hwang's eco-sculptures provide habitat for bats and birds and call attention to misunderstood or ignored ecological conditions.

2/14/14

If the goal is to raise healthy, active children, comfortable and capable in the 21st century global village, the University at Buffalo’s Early Childhood Research Center (ECRC) believes in starting early.

Rendering of a sleek, modern-looking house
2/13/14

University at Buffalo students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s elite Solar Decathlon competition.

literary magazines from UB's Poetry Collection
2/13/14

Everyone from Susan Howe to Charles Bukowski is featured in these magazines.

2/5/14

The Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, which features entertaining talks by leading artists and scientists, will travel to the Space Lab Planetarium at Williamsville North High School on the evening of Feb. 12.

1/27/14

Ahmad Zaki, a professor at Kabul University, is studying urban planning at UB with the hope of starting what he and his colleagues believe will be their country’s first program in the field.

1/23/14

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute (UBCI) and the Chinese Club of Western New York (CCWNY) will celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the (energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent and able) Horse on Feb. 2 with its annual free public performance of music, dance and Chinese martial arts.