Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Yo-Yo Ma

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re recognizing the economic, cultural, political, social, and scientific contributions of influential immigrants and refugees who’ve helped shape the vibrant tapestry of America. Today we salute French-born American and 19-time Grammy Award-winning musician Yo-Yo Ma. Yo-Yo Ma was born in 1955 in Paris, France. His …
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Virtual Training: Introduction to Basic Translation Theory

Join Ryan Green, translation coordinator for the International Institute of Buffalo’s Interpreting & Translation Department, for a two-hour course on Wednesday, May 24th, 2023, at 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (USA/Canada) to outline some of the introductory basics of translation theory. Open to document translators of all levels, this course will create a foundational understanding …
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Dr. Satish Tripathi

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re recognizing the economic, cultural, political, social, and scientific contributions of influential immigrants and refugees who’ve helped shape the vibrant tapestry of America. Today we focus on the University at Buffalo’s President Satish Tripathi. An Indian American, he became UB’s first-ever internationally-born president in 2011. …
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Jewish Heritage Month: Albert Einstein

In honor Jewish American Heritage Month, we’re recognizing the economic, cultural, political, social, and scientific contributions of influential Jewish immigrants and refugees who’ve helped shape the vibrant and rich tapestry of America. We focus on physicist Albert Einstein, who developed the theories of relativity and later won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics. Einstein was …
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: I.M. Pei

“I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art is must be built on a foundation of necessity. “   –I.M. Pei    We salute world-renowned Chinese American master architect I.M. Pei. For nearly seven decades, he was one of the world’s most requested architects, completing projects over a broad spectrum from commercial to …
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