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Arts and Culture

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

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.

1/14/14

You can tell it’s new music because one piece features a player piano whose music rolls (specially designed to absorb abuse) are punched by the performers as part of the performance.

12/9/13

Lilliam Malavé will lead a troupe of UB students and Western New York educators who will learn the Mandarin language and culture while living with families in Beijing this summer, thanks to a Fulbright-Hays award funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

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12/9/13

A full day of academic talks will discuss the origins of the universe, the Earth, life, consciousness and culture.