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Updated October 18, 2017

Cultural appropriation — the adoption of elements of one culture by members of another culture — is the topic of the next session in UB’s Difficult Conversations series on Oct. 24.
For most Americans, the concept of torture is, thankfully, truly foreign. But for immigrants and refugees, some of whom are seeking asylum in Buffalo, torture has been all too real.
The Department of Theatre & Dance will present “Men On Boats” Oct. 25-29 in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts.
The Zodiaque Dance Company will open its 44th season with “Countdown to Celebration 45” Oct. 18-22 in the Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
“Taking a Knee and Other Issues of Speech and Expression in Sports” is the title of the next discussion in UB’s Difficult Conversation series.
UB employees can share their Thanksgiving traditions while making connections with members of UB’s diverse international community by taking part in the fourth annual “Thanksgiving Without Borders” program.
Frank Grosso, executive director and CEO of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, will speak with pharmacy students from UB, D’Youville College and St. John Fisher College about the practice of consultant pharmacy during a presentation on Oct. 12.
UPlan, one of the largest projects in UB’s operational excellence initiative, has announced two milestones.
David Jacobs, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received the 2017 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Program Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Five members of the Tuna Universitaria de Salamanca will perform a concert of traditional Spanish and Latin music at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Kiva, 101 Baldy Hall, North Campus.