Student Stories

9/13/17
During a three-week winter session program, students like former College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador Adam Singh, transitioned from foreign tourists to international journalists as part of the Foreign Reporting in Berlin experience. They interacted with the city and its inhabitants, confronted language and cultural barriers, and experienced the stories of a city and a nation forever altered by 20th century history.
8/21/17
The Music Department is a proud partner of Buffalo String Works, first spearheaded by Yuki Numata Resnick (former UB Professor of violin and viola), Elise Golove (music teacher at School 45) and Virginia Barron (violist and WNED radio announcer). 
8/21/17
No human endeavor is untouched by the necessity for food and water. The Sociology of Food, a London-based study abroad opportunity led by professor Debra Street, allows students like former College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador, Katie Flynn, to explore how food and water shape both the everyday and exotic experiences in the modern world.
8/21/17
Through the Department of Anthropology, former College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador Ashley Cerone traveled the world participating in archaeological excavations and gaining hands-on laboratory experience.
8/21/17
The Department of Media Study (DMS) Game Studies certificate program extends the department’s experimental and critical approach to technology. As part of the certificate requirements, students participate in courses designed to form both theoretical and practical perspectives on Game Studies: Game Gender and Society, Designed Play, and Game Design.
8/21/17
ARTY is a summer program for youth that offers elementary school children an opportunity to learn and experiment with robot art projects. High school students are specially trained for the week-long workshop and mentor ARTY participants. In turn, those high school students are mentored by faculty-led college and graduate students.
8/21/17
A model conceived and developed by a three-member interdisciplinary team of UB students was among the 2015 winners in a prestigious international mathematical modeling contest. The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) demands skill, ingenuity, and endurance over an intense four-day period of competition.