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News about UB’s arts and humanities programs and related events.

2/27/15

Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA ’01, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.

2/25/15

Tony Conrad says he went to New York City in the early ’60s to “mess up the music world.” Now, some 50 years after beginning a career that contributed to the opening of a new musical tradition, Conrad will be back in the city celebrating his 75th birthday with shows that serve as late career markers for this dynamic, multifaceted music and sound artist.

2/17/15

Colorful celebration to feature classical and contemporary Chinese music and performing arts.

2/16/15

Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this familiar information-gathering tool.

2/16/15

The play is an impassioned 1922 expressionistic work that articulates the trials of a member of the underclasses: “Yank,” the brutish commander of a ship’s stokehole.

2/12/15

Jurors will select best book of Canadian fiction from more than 160 contenders.

2/9/15

To help people better understand the state of their personal finances and the nature of the economy, two University at Buffalo graduates students play and design games.

1/23/15

The University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

1/22/15

‘The claws that catch’ alter cognitive processing to get what they want, new UB research finds.

12/22/14

Stephen Dunnett, vice provost for international education, says President Barack Obama’s move to normalize relations with Cuba is unexpected and stunning.