Hosting President Obama

Hosting President Obama

September 7, 2013 |
This August, the University at Buffalo (UB) kicked off the fall semester in an unforgettable way.  On August 22, over 7,200 people joined us on campus as the 44th President of the United States spoke about higher education challenges and opportunities.  … Read more
The Vision OF PUPIL

The Vision OF PUPIL

September 3, 2013 |
On October 31, 2011 a lady walked into our home in Bangalore,India, sat down and said: “I don’t know who to talk to, but disaster has befallen us. 4500 kids are going to be out on the street as of… Read more
On Being an ABCD

On Being an ABCD

August 14, 2013 |
I once put kheer on my rice.  Ok, I’m not proud of this and I already regret telling you, quite frankly.  It’s not that I’m that overly American, because I conceptually know the difference between raita and kheer.  I suppose… Read more
Indian Americans in Sports

Indian Americans in Sports

July 27, 2013 |
When MR approached me about writing a 500-700 word post about Indian Americans in sports, my initial thought was I’m going to be about 490-690 words shy of his request. The list is a short one featuring former Packers linebacker… Read more
India’s Climate and Energy

India’s Climate and Energy

June 24, 2013 |
When it comes to talking about climate change in India our friends at Yale have identified six distinct audiences(https://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/article/Global-Warming-Six-Indias).From the informed urban elite to the disengaged rural poor Indian attitudes towards climate are as diverse as the country itself. But… Read more
Wanted: Asian Cities to Combat Climate Change

Wanted: Asian Cities to Combat Climate Change

May 20, 2013 |
Whenever my boss gives a speech about the environment, his go-to story is about the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference. There, he fondly recalls, "all the Presidents were running to the back of the room while the Mayors elbowed their way… Read more