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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: October 4, 2019

Looking for something to do on campus this week? We’ve got you covered! Casting Hall Productions opens its 2019–2020 theater season on Tuesday with a sold-out preview performance of Intimate Apparel, a captivating tale of class, conflict, and human connection. Performances run throughout the week. And Kyle Bradstreet, ’02, ’04, executive producer of the widely acclaimed Mr. Robot and the college's 2016 Commencement speaker, returns to campus this week to discuss his work. There’s always plenty to do and see at Buffalo State. Here’s a list of just some of the great things happening this week. Get a glimpse of student life and stay up to date on student events, clubs, orgs, and more by connecting with Life at Buff State on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!


Biology and Great Lakes Center Seminar
‘Untangling the Evolutionary Dynamics of Complex Traits’

3:00 to 3:50 p.m.
Technology Building 160
Join the Biology Department and the Great Lakes Center for this seminar by Sara Miller, Ph.D., NSF postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University, who will discuss her research using threespine stickleback fish and northern paper wasps to study the mechanisms by which complex traits evolve and spread. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome.



Internships: Finding, Applying, Succeeding
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Bacon Hall 115
Alumni will talk about their successful internship experiences and share insider tips. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Career Development Center.

Information Session: Buffalo State Facilities Master Plan
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Bulger Communication Center 215
The campus community is invited to learn more about Buffalo State’s facilities master plan. Interim Provost James Mayrose will provide an overview and update of the college’s strategic plan, goals, and new academic initiatives. Vice President for Finance and Management Laura Barnum will follow with a presentation of the college’s updated facilities master plan, which includes a number of new projects in the conceptual and design phases. VP Barnum will also share information about recent studies regarding space and classroom use and student-housing demand. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Transient Canvas Presents ‘Wired’
7:30 p.m.
Ciminelli Recital Hall
Experience the enchanting interplay of clarinet and marimba with the duo Transient Canvas. Ticket information is available online. Free tickets for students are available from the Rockwell Hall Box Office only. 

Intimate Apparel (Preview Performance: SOLD OUT)
8:00 p.m.

Performances October 9–11 at 8:00 p.m. and October 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Donald Savage Building Flexible Theatre

Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by lecturer of theater Lara Haberberger, Intimate Apparel tells the story of an African American seamstress in 1905 Manhattan who makes exquisite undergarments for high-end clients and embarks on an unlikely romance. Ticket information is available online.



PSM Speaker Series
'Analytics on Existing Health Data: Making an Impact'
5:00 to 5:45 p.m.
Bulger Communication Center 216

Rachel Hoopsick, NRSA postdoctoral fellow in the University at Buffalo's Department of Family Medicine, will discuss the analysis of data used to prevent suicide and overdoses, the “story” behind it, and the overall importance of aligning data with practical issues.

Talk by Kyle Bradstreet: 'Writing and Producing for Television'
3:00 p.m.
LoRusso Alumni and Visitor Center
Alumnus Kyle Bradstreet, ’02, ’04, will discuss his work as a writer and executive producer on USA Network’s Mr. Robot, which begins its final season this fall. His other credits include the popular BBC-America television series Copper and the screenplays Borgia: Faith and Fear (Canal+), Manhunt (HBO), and The Philanthropist (NBC). Bradstreet earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in theater and a master’s degree in multidisciplinary studies from Buffalo State. His talk is sponsored by the School of Arts and Humanities and Buffalo State’s Alumni Association. Free and open to the public.



National Coming Out Day
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Campbell Student Union
Celebrate National Coming Out Day (October 11) with Buffalo State! Stop by and pick up a button, ribbon, resources, information, and a treat. More information about National Coming Out Day is available on the Human Rights Campaign website

An Evening of Balafon with N'Camar Abou Sylla
7:30 p.m.
Ciminelli Recital Hall
Join the Music Department for a melodic excursion with balafonist and composer N'Camar Abou Sylla, hosted by Tiffany Nicely, lecturer of music, with support by the West African Drumming Ensemble. The balafon is a type of xylophone constructed with gourds! Ticket information is available online. Free tickets for students are available from the Rockwell Hall Box Office only. 



Restorative Justice Center Open House
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Porter Hall 15

Members of the campus community are invited to learn about the services and programs of the new Restorative Justice Center, as well as opportunities to become an RJC partner. Please confirm your attendance via e-mail.



Undergraduate Fall Open House
9:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Experience Buffalo State’s diverse and creative environment firsthand. Tour the campus, learn about the broad array of academic programs from faculty members, discuss financial aid options, and more. Please register online.

24 Italian Songs and Arias
7:30 p.m.
Ciminelli Recital Hall
Enjoy this dazzling performance of the beloved 24 Italian Songs and Arias by esteemed Buffalo State Music Department faculty members Holly Bewlay, soprano, and Ivan Docenko, piano. Ticket information is available online. Free tickets for students are available from the Rockwell Hall Box Office only.

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