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Winter recess and Spring 2018

What does Techne do?

Technē supports both new and existing collaborations through faculty grants, external support, and competitive funding opportunities. Technē creates contexts of experimentation, mixing arts, science, and technology, showcasing multifaceted products that act as mediators of knowledge. Technē strives to circulate findings internationally as we continuously partake in cultural exchanges. Strategies for co-producing events with similar organizations throughout the US, Canada, and Europe facilitate and advance this practice. As Technē operates on a global scale, we remain grounded through our University campus and its ability to engage students and the general public. Conversational frameworks between disciplines are constructed to develop relational research. The Technē Institute works with a number of University departments, including but not limited to English, Theatre & Dance, Art, Arts Management, Political Science, and Media Studies.

Upcoming Programming

Winter recess has begun and we at Techne are furiously planning for Spring 2018. We are excited to annouce Stephane Verlet-Bottero has accepted our invitation to visit campus February 24 - March 11, 2018. While his schedule is under review, his work pertains to visual artists engaging with sustainability. 

We will be inviting additional guest artists for a residency sometime in April, and we are excited to be working with UB Sustainability on these upcoming projects!

The Techne Institute is pleased to once again begin the application process for our 2018 Faculty Fellowship awards. Requirements can be found here. Final deadline is April 30, 2018. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.


Our summer program for school age children was a great success!  We are already planning for 2018!

International Participation

We are excited to develop collaborative relationships with a variety of arts and science organizations throughout the world.


Techne has a growing history of sponsoring and producing public programming, including panel discussions, performative events, and exhibitions.

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