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10/23/12

The University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning has announced several lectures, discussions and seminars for late October and November that focus on new methods and formats of practice in architecture and planning.

10/3/12

Times Higher Education has named the University at Buffalo as one of the world's top 200 universities. UB is ranked 198th in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, up from last year's ranking among the top 201 to 225 universities worldwide. The assessment uses 13 performance indicators to analyze how well a university is doing in core missions including teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

9/14/12

The University at Buffalo Asian Studies Program and its Confucius Institute will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in Slee Hall on UB's North Campus.

9/4/12

The University at Buffalo has established a scholarship in memory of Alison L. Des Forges, the late historian and human rights activist who was killed in the crash of Continental Flight 3407 near Buffalo on Feb. 12, 2009.

4/20/12

Twenty-four noted scholars in philosophy, history and theology from across Asia, Europe and North America will gather at the University at Buffalo April 27-28 for "Beyond New Confucianism: Confucian Thought for Twenty-first Century China," a conference that will examine the current revival of Confucianism and the roles this ancient philosophical tradition plays in contemporary Chinese culture.

1/4/12

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute (UBCI), in partnership with the Chinese Club of Western New York (CCWNY), will present an exciting Chinese New Year celebration, full of color and music, on Jan. 28, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, UB Center for the Arts on the North Campus.

11/16/11

The University at Buffalo is once again among the top 20 U.S. campuses with the largest enrollment of international students, according to data published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

9/22/11

The Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival on Oct. 1 with the presentation of a free public performance of music and dance by highly accomplished student artists from the College of Music, Capital Normal University, Beijing.

9/13/11

Asia scholars from New York, neighboring states, Canadian provinces and beyond will gather in Buffalo Sept. 16-17 for the 2011 New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) organized by the Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo.

3/25/11

Joseph J. Hindrawan, associate vice provost for international education and director of international enrollment management at the University at Buffalo, will join colleagues from 55 other U.S. colleges and universities, April 2 to 8, on the Obama administration's first education services trade mission to Indonesia and Vietnam.