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7/2/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Indian dancing! A mezzo soprano Hong Zhang! Martial arts! The University at Buffalo Cricket Club! Dragon dance training, award-winning Zhongbei (Daisy) Wu on the Chinese plucked zither (the guzheng) and maybe a little sandbag throwing!
group of three women standing outdoors in Buffalo
6/27/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Fulbright scholar and climate activist Subhashni Raj, who just completed her master of urban planning at the University at Buffalo, will start her PhD at UB this fall as the first recipient of the university’s Jerome L. Kaufman Doctoral Fellowship for the study of food systems planning.
6/27/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A gift of $200,000 from Melissa Dongmin Ma and Robin Li, MS '94, co-founder of China’s search-engine giant Baidu.com, will fund a laboratory in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the University at Buffalo’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.The Robin Li Data Mining and Machine Learning Laboratory will be located in Davis Hall on the North Campus.
Richard Lee
5/10/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Richard V. Lee, MD, University at Buffalo professor of medicine and a physician in private practice, died on May 7 at his home in Orchard Park. He was 75.
4/16/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Confucius Institute in the University at Buffalo Asian Studies Program (UBCI) will offer a K-12 immersion day camp in Chinese language and culture this summer, as well as an immersion experience in China for high school students.
4/15/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Thirty years ago, Shenzhen was a small fishing village in southern China, population 175,000. Today, it’s a sprawling megalopolis of more than 12 million inhabitants, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world.
Han Lixun
2/22/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Han Lixun, the chief designer of what may be the most spectacular public celebration ever mounted -- the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics -- will present an illustrated talk about his work at the University at Buffalo on March 9.
2/8/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Lockport native Paul Haenle, who served as U.S. National Security Council director for China, Taiwan and Mongolian affairs from 2007 to 2009 under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will visit the University at Buffalo on Feb. 12 to present two talks, both free and open to the public.
2/6/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Satish A. Tripathi, president of the University at Buffalo, and Jack Lightstone, president of Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, have made official a joint Master of Arts degree in Canadian and American studies to be offered in the fall.
drawing of a red snake representing the Chinese Year of the Snake
1/10/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute (UBCI) and the Chinese Club of Western New York (CCWNY), in partnership with Buffalo’s Gold Summit Organization for the Development of Eastern Culture, will present their colorful, musical and much anticipated annual Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 10.