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Panel Discussion

Alumni Panel Discussion: Personalized Medicine & the Consumer

Friday, October 2 | 8 a.m.
Center for the Arts, North Campus

The University at Buffalo Alumni Association will present a mini symposium on general issues concerning personalized medicine (genomics) and how it is impacting our lives in 2015 and beyond.  Keynote Speaker is Norma Nowak, PhD '86, MS '80, Executive Director of the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences at the University at Buffalo and Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Empire Genomics LLC.

Registration will open soon.

Therapy dog, Sophia, with UB student

UB@Noon: Puppy Love

Friday, October 2 | 12 p.m.
Center for the Arts, North Campus

"There is no better remedy for anxiety and stress than the friendly face of a therapy dog," says Pamela Rose, coordinator of web services and library promotion for the Health Sciences Library. Rose hosts therapy dogs during Stress Relief Days at the UB libraries; she also volunteers, with her dog Sophia, with several therapy dog groups.

Come learn how therapy dogs help people with their anxiety and stress. Therapy dog(s) will be on hand after the luncheon so you can experience it first-hand!

Registration will open soon.

Photo of a family

Family Weekend

Friday, October 2 - Sunday, October 4
Center for the Arts, North Campus

Family weekend is a chance for all students' families to experience UB pride & spirit!  Stay tuned for more details!

SA Carnival and Bonfire

Student Association Carnival & Bonfire

Friday, October 2 | 5-10 p.m.
The shores of Lake Lasalle next to the UB Bookstore, North Campus

Come be a part of UB's oldest homecoming tradition, SA's Homecoming Carnival.  Free to all, our carnival features live entertainment, free rides, games, prizes, food and a great time for everyone. Rain or shine, the carnival will leave you ready to cheer on the Bulls to victory on Saturday!  After the carnival ends at 9 p.m., join us at the lake shore for the UB Pep Rally, giant bonfire and fireworks display.

Young Alumni Happy Hour

Young Alumni Homecoming Eve Mixer

Friday, October 2 | 7-9 p.m.
Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill, Transit Location

Come reconnect with UB during your homecoming weekend!  You'll get to hear from Coach Lance Leipold, enjoy live music and take part in featured tastings from Arrowhead Vineyards, Black Squirrel Distillery, Big Ditch Brewing Company, Flying Bison Brewery, Rusty Nickel Brewery and more.

Registration will open soon.

KC and the Sunshine Band

Game Day Experience with KC & the Sunshine Band

Saturday, October 3 | 12 p.m.
Stadium Lot, North Campus

You don't want to miss the UB Football Game Day Experience happening on UB's North Campus and Homecoming is no exception! Stampede Square is the destination for pregame tailgating for UB fans! Two hours before game time help the players, coaches and cheerleaders get psyched to beat Bowling Green as they head into the stadium during the Walk to Victory, accompanied by the Thunder of the East marching band. Then boogie down with KC & the Sunshine Band featuring hits like "That's the Way (I Like It)," "Get Down Tonight" and "Boogie Shoes," as they take the stage for the pregame tailgate concert.

Large group of Bulls fans

Saturday, October 3 | 1:30 p.m.
Stadium Lot, North Campus

Celebrate UB’s Homecoming in Stampede Square, the family–friendly destination for tailgating, before the Bulls play their first MAC game of the season. Feast on tailgate fare and enjoy an open bar offering beer and wine while grooving to the sounds of legendary music icons, KC & the Sunshine Band. The Homecoming tailgate tent party is sponsored by the UB Alumni Association, the School of Management, the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences and the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Registration will open soon.

Buffalo Bulls in action

Saturday, October 3 | 3:30 p.m.
Stadium Lot, North Campus

All of the pregame excitement culminates with kick-off between the UB Bulls and Bowling Green. Make sure to don your blue and white and come cheer on the Bulls at this anticipated Homecoming game. GO BULLS!

An Evening of Chinese Classical Music

An Evening of Chinese Classical Music

Saturday, October 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Slee Hall, North Campus

The UB Confucius Institute presents a concert by acclaimed professors and graduate students from China's Central Conservatory of Music. The musicians will perform contemporary compositions and ancient Chinese songs, with some well-known pieces from Europe and North America included in the program.  Whether you are completely new to Chinese music or a life-long fan, you are sure to enjoy this memorable evening of music from China.

Free and open to the public.