International Education

News about UB’s global partnerships and our impact around the world. (see all topics)


Six UB upper-level law students and their professor will travel to Paris to be part of the 2015 United Nations Conference on Climate Change.


The UB community will celebrate the ongoing accomplishments of the university’s Buffalo Tanzania Education Project — including the launch of a new book — at a special event to take place on Dec. 3.


Students describe their experience as “uncovering the road to a vast and unknown ocean” they had only seen glimpses of, and “the most powerful academic program” they have ever been a part of.


UB hosted 6,852 international students in the 2014-15 academic year.


There is a photo of University at Buffalo Fulbright scholar Courtney Burroughs standing in the middle of the immense, frozen Volga River. It’s a dramatic shot, humbling even for Western New Yorkers.


Dignitaries from Jamaica and Western New York will convene in Buffalo for the first annual meeting of the Buffalo Jamaica Innovation Enterprise, where one main topic of discussion will be the planned establishment of a Jamaican center to study infectious diseases.


Maryam Sadat Sharifian, a UB doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education, has received three awards to encourage her “to make a difference in the world.”


When UB Fulbright winner Samah A. Asfour was a junior studying in the Aix-en-Provence of France, she didn’t fully understand discrimination toward the Arab community until she met her host mother.


A UB anthropology student just finishing her freshman year will take her passion for the “connections through time” to Durham University in Great Britain as one of three 2015 UB Fulbright Scholars.


Casey Rothberg, only the second UB student ever to win the competitive David L. Boren Scholarship, fits the scholarship program’s profile on paper well.