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The popular children's toy brand will premiere its live theatrical production at the Center for the Arts on Thursday, September 14th.


Yamazaki’s residency is part of the CAI's ambitious and multidimensional schedule for 2017-18.


Bill McKibben, author of the groundbreaking book “The End of Nature,” which helped establish him as leading voice on the global threat of climate change, will be the keynote speaker for the Buffalo Humanities Festival.


The University at Buffalo Libraries have acquired the Eugene Musial Buffalo Imprint Collection, a unique piece of Buffalo publishing history that includes the first book printed in Buffalo in 1812.


Violent news events present editors with a troubling journalistic decision: How much of the violence should the audience see? New UB research suggests editors should include violent video in stories they consider to be newsworthy.


UB will continue its celebration of summer on July 26 with UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the entire family.


Questions of our origins, along with discussions pertaining to personal identity, will represent the dual themes of this year’s Romanell Conference  presented by the UB Department of Philosophy.


Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai, former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams and actor Alan Alda are among the speakers who will headline the UB 2017-18 Distinguished Speakers Series.


Carrie Bramen, an associate professor in the UB Department of English, has been appointed director of the university’s Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender.


A small group of UB undergraduates committed to discovering and developing new avenues of social change will travel to Tanzania on July 15 as part of an intensive, experiential, social innovation and marketing course.