BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo will celebrate the
inauguration of its 15th president, Satish K. Tripathi, with a
week-long series of events, Sept. 19-23. Related art exhibitions
will begin before and run beyond that week. All events are open to
the public and all but a few are free of charge.
They are listed below and described in more detail on the
inauguration website: http://www.buffalo.edu/inauguration.
• SUNY Distinguished Professors Colloquium: "The Mission
of Public Research Universities in the 21st Century," Center
for the Arts Black Box Theatre, North Campus. 10:30 a.m. to noon.
• "Celebrating Student Excellence and Engagement,"
Center for the Arts and Student Union, North Campus. 1-3 p.m.
• "Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic
Excellence," Center for the Arts, North Campus. 3:30 p.m.
• Grand Opening of the Behling Simulation Center, UB
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 150 Farber Hall (Butler
Auditorium), South Campus. 5-7 p.m. Free. To attend, registration
is required by Sept. 15 at 716-881-1709 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Behling Center website: http://ahc.buffalo.edu/simulation/
• Buffalo Food Policy Summit Public Forum, "Economic
Development and the Food System: Ideas for the Future,"
Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 453 Porter Ave., Buffalo. 5:30-7p.m.
Free. RSVP requested to CEPPRSVP@buffalo.edu. Sponsored by the Food
Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab, UB School of
Architecture and Planning; Healthy Kids, Healthy
Communities-Buffalo; Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus; Cornell
Cooperative Extension Erie County; Grassroots Gardens;
Massachusetts Avenue Project; New York Sustainable Agriculture
Working Group (NYSAWG); UB 2020 Civic Engagement and Public Policy
Research Initiative. Funded by the Community Foundation for a
Greater Buffalo, with support from the UB Civic Engagement and
Public Policy Research Initiative. Food Policy Summit website: http://ub2020.buffalo.edu/strategicstrengths/announcements/civic/buffalo-food-policy-summit-public-forum-2/
• Buffalo Food Policy Summit Research Roundtable:
"Rebuilding Community Food Systems; Opportunities for
Multidisciplinary Research." 105 Harriman Hall, South Campus.
2:30-4 p.m. Free. RSVP required to CEPPRSVP@buffalo.edu. Roundtable
sponsored by the UB Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities
Lab, School of Architecture and Planning and UB Civic Engagement
and Public Policy Research Initiative. For a complete list of the
Buffalo Food Policy Summit Planning Committee and funders, visit
the Summit website: http://ub2020.buffalo.edu/strategicstrengths/announcements/civic/buffalo-food-policy-summit-research-roundtable/
• UB on the Green: Celebration of our neighborhood
with music, entertainment, arts activities; open to all, especially
for neighbors of UB's South Campus. Hayes Hall lawn, 6-8 p.m. Free.
• UB Distinguished Speakers Series: Robert Gates, former
U.S. Secretary of Defense. 8 p.m. Alumni Arena, North Campus.
Tickets are $48, $44, $36 and $22; website: http://www.student-affairs.buffalo.edu/special/distinguishedspeakers.shtml
• International Symposium on Computer Systems
Research will honor UB President Satish K. Tripathi and his
contributions to the field of computer science. 330 Student Union,
North Campus. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. website: http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/TripathiSymposium/
• UB Global Fair: A celebration of international
student life and international research by faculty and students:
food, drink, music and entertainment from many nations. Center for
the Arts, North Campus. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, fun, delicious.
• UB Humanities Institute Fluid Culture Series: "Talking
Back to Your Intelligent Cities," acclaimed globalization
expert Saskia Sassen, Screening Room, Center for the Arts, North
Campus. 4 p.m. Free. website: http://www.humanitiesinstitute.buffalo.edu/initiatives/fluid_culture_series.shtml
• Behling Simulation Center Tours: see
groundbreaking medical simulation methods, and equipment used in
the education of health-care professionals at this new center,
fourth floor, Farber Hall, South Campus. Tours at 10 a.m., 10:30
a.m. and 11a.m. Free. Registration required by Sept. 22 at
716-881-1709 or email@example.com; website: http://ahc.buffalo.edu/simulation/
• Investiture of Satish K. Tripathi as 15th President of
the University at Buffalo, Center for the Arts, North Campus. 3
p.m. Free. A public reception will follow. Registration encouraged
at website: http://www.buffalo.edu/inauguration
• Homecoming Tailgate Parties, Special Events Lot,
North Campus. 3-5:30 p.m. Free. website: http://www.buffalo.edu/truebluedays
• "Walk to Victory!" Join UB President Satish K.
Tripathi and the UB football team at the Bronze Buffalo in Coventry
Circle, in front of the UB Center for the Arts, North Campus, to
cheer on the team prior to its game against UConn, then join the
tailgate parties before heading to the game in UB Stadium. 3:30
• UB Football: University at Buffalo vs. University of
Connecticut. UB Stadium, North Campus. 6 p.m. Adults: $26;
Junior/Senior: $10; Children 5 and under: Free, UB undergraduate
students with valid ID, Free. website: http://www.buffalobulls.com/sports/fball/2011-12/schedule
Related Art Exhibits
Monday through Friday, 8:30-5 p.m. Free
• "UB Inaugurations, Anniversaries &
Celebrations," The University Libraries Special Collections,
420 Capen Hall, North Campus. 9 a.m. web site: http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/?p=2580
Sept. 16 to Oct. 22
Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free
• "Buffalo Beijing Translation," UB Art Gallery, 201
Center for the Arts, North Campus. Opening reception Sept. 16, 6-8
p.m. Work produced as part of ongoing exchange program between UB
Department of Visual Studies MFA students and students of Beijing's
Central Academy of Fine Arts. website: http://www.ubartgalleries.org/#?gallery=art&select=event&eventID=191
Sept. 17 to Dec. 31
Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.
• "Dinh Q Le: Saigon Diary," UB Anderson Gallery, 1
Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo. Opening reception Sept. 17, 6-8 p.m.
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free
• The University Libraries Exhibition: The Inauguration
of the 15th President of the University at Buffalo," Atrium,
Center for the Arts, North Campus.
The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive
public university, a flagship institution in the State University
of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus.
UB's more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests
through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional
degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a
member of the Association of American Universities.