Silk Roads Songbook is a socially driven, interdisciplinary, multilingual project that weaves songs into the land, broadcasting unruly voices on a major ancient Eurasian migration route, challenging Orientalist exoticism, cultural tourism, and censorship.
Aga, director of the UB RENEW Institute and Henry M. Woodburn Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, will travel first to Portugal and then to the Philippines to complete her Fulbright Global Scholar Award.
This is awarded to any member age 40 years or younger for outstanding achievement in science or public policy relating to risk analysis and exceptional promise for continued contributions to risk analysis.
College of Arts and Sciences faculty member Mitsuaki Shimojo is one of this year’s winners of the President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, the highest university award for undergraduate mentoring.
The Department of Biological Sciences researcher and senior associate dean for research and sponsored programs is among 65 individuals elected to the American Academy of Microbiology’s 2021 Fellowship Class.