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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: October 22, 2018

Looking for something to do this week on campus? We’ve got you covered!

Monday, October 22, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Biology and Great Lakes Seminar: 'Biomechanics of Establishing Asymmetries during Embryo Development'
Bulger Communication Center 424
Seminar "Biomechanics of Establishing Asymmetries during Embryo Development," presented by Jeffrey Amack, associate professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome.

Monday, October 22, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Aid at Our Southwest Border: Creating a Just Community
Bulger Communication Center 422
Lee Ann Grace, associate professor emerita, and Howard Henry will present "Aid at Our Southwest Border: Creating a Just Community," as part of the Modern and Classical Languages’ World Language Advantage Series. The speakers will present on nearly three decades of collaboration with Frontera de Cristo on the Arizona-Sonora border. Learn how a $20,000 loan created dozens of jobs in Mexico and how a host of religious and secular organizations on both sides of the border are working together to create a more just community. Cosponsored by the Western New York Peace Center’s Latin American Solidarity Committee.

Tuesday, October 23, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Community Engagement: Alternative Break
Campbell Student Union
Stop by the Student Union and learn about how you can support and volunteer alongside one of Buffalo State's community partner organizations. Be a part of Buffalo State’s civic and community engagement mission. Learn how you can spend a week of your spring or summer break volunteering with other Buffalo State students as you dig deep into a social issue!

Wednesday, October 24, noon to 2:00 p.m.
Fall Health Fair
Campbell Student Union Lobby
Please join the Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics majors for a Fall Health Fair. The event is designed to enhance college students’ health and well-being. Visit exhibits created by health and wellness majors that are engaging and interactive. Participants will learn ways to stay healthy throughout the semester.

Wednesday, October 24, 7:30 p.m.
USG Movie Series: The First Purge

Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
The NFFA tests a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community in hopes of pushing the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year. Rated R. Part of the USG Movie Series. Students admitted free with Student ID, $5 for the general public.

Thursday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo State Fall Choral Concert
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
The Buffalo State Chorale will perform under the direction of John Fleischman. The Buffalo State Chamber Choir will perform under the direction of Victoria Furby. Admission is free and available by phone at (716) 878-3600 or online. For more information, visit music.buffalostate.edu.

Thursday, October 25, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Lecture: The Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy and Global Financial Crisis-10 years after
Bulger Communication Center 422
Members of the Economics and Finance Department present the panel discussion "The Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy and Global Financial Crisis: 10 Years After." On September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers investment bank declared bankruptcy, sparking a global financial contagion and crisis. Ten years later, are we any safer?  Can it happen again? Panelists will address the causes and consequences of the crisis; the current state of financial markets; the impact on U.S. households; and the current state of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations. Panelists include Ted Byrley, Bruce Fisher, Joelle Leclaire, and Ted Schmidt.

Thursday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.
Screening Beyond Boundaries Presents Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium
The Equity and Campus Diversity Office, the Communication Department, and the Burchfield Penney Art Center are pleased to announce the screening of Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, the next film in the Beyond Boundaries: Dare to Be Diverse screening and discussion series for fall 2018. The film’s executive producer, Buffalo State alumnus Tim Johnson, ’82, will attend the screening. 

Friday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Andy Weinzler Jazz Quartet
Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall
The Andy Weinzler Quartet will perform on October 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall Rockwell Hall. Admission is free for students and $10 for the general public and available at the Rockwell Hall Box Office, by phone at (716) 878-3600, or online. For more information, visit music.buffalostate.edu.

Friday, October 26, 8:00 p.m.
Lee Ritenour
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
Growing up in L.A. in the 1960s, award-winning guitarist Lee Ritenour received a rich cross section of exposure to jazz, rock, and Brazilian music. From one of his first sessions at 16 with the Mamas and Papas to accompanying Lena Horne and Tony Bennett at 18, his 50-year eclectic and storied career is highlighted by a Grammy Award win for his 1986 collaboration with Dave Grusin, Harlequin; 17 Grammy nominations; numerous #1 spots in guitar polls, and the prestigious “Alumnus of the Year” award from USC. Tickets can be purchased by calling (716) 878-3005 or on the Performing Arts Center website.

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