=Alumni Association Event
=Sesquicentenial Event

September 12

UB at Sunrise Speakers Series

"A Personal Narrative," Bruce Jackson, SUNY Distinguished Professor of English. $10 for UB alumni and staff; $12 for general public. Includes breakfast. Reservations required.
7:30-9 a.m. Center for
Tomorrow, North Campus

September 17

Senior Alumni Luncheon

"How to Keep Your Heart Healthy," Lawrence H. Golden, clinical professor, UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. $10 per person, includes breakfast. Reservations required.
Noon. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus

September 25

Senior Alumni Day in Wine Country

Includes tour, wine-tasting and lunch at Glenora Wine Cellars in Dundee, N.Y., followed by a tour of Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion in Canandaigua, N.Y. $45 per person includes lunch and bus transportation.

September 27

Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony

Induction of three UB alumni and former student-athletes into the university's Hall of Fame: Gerald J. LaFountain, Ed.B. '66 (football), George V. Lesser, D.D.S. '39 (fencing) and Edgar Greenard Poles, B.S. '73 (football). $30 per person. Reservations required.
6 p.m. open bar reception, Alumni Arena, North Campus. 7 p.m. dinner, Center for the Arts, North Campus

September 27-28

Law School Class of 1976 Reunion

Contact Ilene Fleischmann at (716) 645-2107 for information and reservations.
Friday night informal social, Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Saturday night cocktails 6:30 p.m. and dinner 8 p.m., Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Avenue

September 29

Linda Yalem 5K Memorial Run

Annual run to promote safety-awareness programs. Various award categories and special Sesquicentennial prizes. $13 advance registration by mail, or in person at Alumni Arena, September 27, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; $16 the day of the event. Cost includes long-sleeve commemorative T-shirt.
10 a.m. Race begins at Alumni Arena, North Campus

October 1

Wine Appreciation Course

"Fundamentals of Wine," Ray Spencer, B.S. '77, wine consultant. $25 for Alumni Association members; $27.50 for nonmembers. Price includes hors d'oeuvres with wine tasting. Reservations required.
6:30-8:30 p.m. The Dakota Grill, Sweet Home and Maple Roads, Amherst

October 1-9

Alumni College in Ireland

Spend a week in Ennis, County Clare, experiencing the history, people and culture of Ireland.

October 2

University Convocation

The university honors 1996 SUNY Distinguished Service Professors and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professors and 1996 recipients of SUNY Chancellor's Awards; the President's Medal will be awarded. Also featuring a commissioned work by Lukas Foss, renowned composer, pianist, conductor.
3 p.m. Center for the Arts, North Campus

UB and Buffalo in Film

"The Dawn of Cinema in Buffalo," a compilation of silent films depicting Buffalo at the beginning of the century. Sponsored by the Department of Media Study.
7:30 p.m. Screening Room 112, Center for the Arts, North Campus

Distinguished Speaker Series

Henry Louis Gates Jr., W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Humanities, chair of Afro-American Studies and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University. Presented by UB and Don Davis Auto World Lectureship Fund. Admission: $6-$15. For tickets, call 645-ARTS.
8 p.m. Center for the Arts, North Campus

October 3

Symposium

"Border Disputes: Communications, Commerce and Cultures," an exploration of issues of dispute among cultural identities, as seen in music, film and literature. Sponsored by the Departments of English and Comparative Literatures.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. 120 Clemens Hall, North Campus

Health Care Frontiers

Trade show and lecture by Raymond Damadian, inventor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Cosponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Western New York Health Care Industries Association. Open to the public. Call Bill Swenson at (716) 645-2768 for more information.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. trade fair;
8 p.m. lecture. Student Union, North Campus

J. Warren Perry Lecture

"Role of Calcium and Vitamin D Intake in Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis," Bess Dawson-Hughes, Calcium/Bone Metabolism Laboratory, Tufts University School of Medicine. Sponsored by the School of Health Related Professions. Call (716) 829-3434 for more information.
4 p.m. poster session; 6 p.m. lecture. Katharine Cornell Theatre, North Campus

UB and Buffalo in Film

"The History of Independent Film/Video Making in Western New York," panel discussion on amateur and independent media history in the region. Sponsored by the Department of Media Study.
4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Screening Room 112, Center for the Arts, North Campus

Sesquicentennial Alumni Concert

Performances by instrumental and vocal alumni of the Department of Music, including Laura Aikin, soprano with the Staatsoper Berlin; Anthony deMare, leader in contemporary piano performance; James Vandemark, double-bassist and professor at the Eastman School of Music; Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio, duo guitarists; and the Amherst Saxophone Quartet, nationally recognized ensemble. Also featuring a commissioned work by Lukas Foss, former music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Admission: $4-$10.
8 p.m. Slee Hall, North Campus

October 4

Academic Symposium

"Does the Body Matter?" Sesquicentennial symposium on the frontiers of knowledge in nature, society and culture. An exploration of how and why the body matters in two vital areas of contemporary technoscience-the neurosciences and the digital world of computer technologies. Distinguished speakers include Gerald Edelman, winner of the 1972 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine; N. Katherine Hayles, professor of English at UCLA and author of The Cosmic Web: Scientific Field Models and Literary Strategies in the Twentieth Century; Bruno Latour, professor, Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines, Paris; Richard Lewontin, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University; and Margaret Lock, medical anthropologist at McGill University.
8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Slee Hall, North Campus

Bronze Buffalo Unveiling

The university's new life-sized, sculpted mascot will be officially introduced.
5 p.m. Coventry Loop, North Campus

Student Leadership Conference

"Legacy of Student Leadership," past student leaders return to campus for talks with their modern counterparts. Cosponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Leadership Program of the Office of Student Life. Continues through October 5.
Check-in begins at 3 p.m. Reception 5-7 p.m. Student Union Social Hall, North Campus

October 5

Faculty/Alumni Exhibition Opening

Artworks by faculty and 23 invited alumni. Sponsored by the UB Art Gallery. Exhibit continues through December 20.
6-8 p.m. UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, North Campus

Clarkson Visiting Chair Lecture

Sanford Kwinter, 1993-95 Cullinan Chair Professor at Rice University School of Architecture and editor of Zone Books. Lecture held in conjunction with the northeast regional conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
7 p.m. Butler Auditorium, South Campus

UB and Buffalo in Film

"UB: the Movie," films made about UB during the past 50 years, including a documentary on the origins of the Amherst Campus, produced by the late Pierre MacAloon.
7:30 p.m. Screening Room 112, Center for the Arts, North Campus

Sesquicentennial Gala

"Step Into My Dream"-An evening of modern dance and jazz with the David Parsons Dance Company and the Billy Taylor Trio. $24, $20, $16. Call (716) 645-ARTS for tickets and discount information.
8 p.m. Mainstage, Center for the Arts, North Campus

October 5

Student Leadership Conference

"Legacy of Student Leadership" continues with more panel discussions. (See October 4 listing)
8-11:30 a.m. Student Union, North Campus

October 4

Nursing 60th Anniversary Celebration

"Nursing for the 21st Century," featuring School of Nursing alumni panels, tours and dinner. $130 full program; $90 daytime program only; $40 dinner only. Reservations required. Call (716) 645-3705 to register.
8:30-11:30 a.m. alumni panel discussions, Buffalo Marriott, Millersport Highway
Noon-5 p.m. alumni panel discussions and tours, Center for Tomorrow, North Campus
6:30 p.m. anniversary dinner, Center for Tomorrow, North Campus

Architecture Conference

"Triangulating the Bodies of Architecture," northeast regional meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Sponsored by the School of Architecture and Planning.
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Buffalo Marriott, Millersport Highway

Homecoming Parade

Begins at LaSalle Metro Station and follows Main Street north to Allen Hall on the South Campus.
9 a.m. Contact Jill Rexinger at (716) 645-3991 for additional details.

Homecoming Alumni Pre-Game Tent Party

"Celebrating UB!" casual brunch and entertainment in the end zone. $10 per person advance registration or $12 at the door. $8 for students; $5 for children 12 and younger.
10 a.m.-noon. Alumni Arena, North Campus

Engineering Alumni Tailgate Party

Sponsored by the Engineering Alumni Association. Call Bill Swenson at (716) 645-2768 for information.
10 a.m.-noon. Bissell Hall lawn, near entrance to UB Stadium, North Campus

Homecoming Football

UB vs. Cornell University.
$7 in advance for alumni section through the Office of Alumni Relations. (Tickets are regularly $12.)
Noon. UB Stadium, North Campus

Engineering Reunion

Reception, dinner, displays and awards; all engineering alumni and emeritus faculty are invited to attend. $30 per person. For tickets, call Bill Swenson at (716) 645-2768.
6 p.m. Harriman Hall Dining Room, South Campus

Parents/Homecoming Comedy Night

Featuring Paula Poundstone, frequent guest on "Letterman" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." General admission seating. $10 per person in advance for alumni through the Office of Alumni Relations; $14 at the door.
8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) Alumni Arena, North Campus

October 6

Architecture Conference

"Triangulating the Bodies of Architecture" conference continues. See October 5 listing.
9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Buffalo Marriott, Millersport Highway

October 10

UB at Sunrise Speakers Series

"150: A Sesquicentennial Slide Tour of UB's History," Shonnie M. Finnegan, University Archivist Emeritus. $10 for UB alumni and staff; $12 for general public. Includes breakfast. Reservations required.
7:30-9 a.m. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus
Charlotte C. Acer Colloquium on Urban Education
"Why We Need Good Schools for Everyone and Is It Possible?" Deborah Meier, recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. Sponsored by the Graduate School of Education. For information, call 645-2491.
4 p.m. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus

Tribute to Robert Creeley

"Creeley at 70," Just Buffalo tribute to Robert Creeley, Samuel Capen Professor of Humanities and internationally recognized poet, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Reading by Eileen Myles, introduced by Robert Creeley.
8 p.m. Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo

October 10-11

19th Annual Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting

Includes reunion dinner dance Friday evening. Sponsored by the UB Dental Alumni
Association. Contact Marilyn Sulzbach at (800) 756-0328 or (716) 829-2061 for more information.
Buffalo Convention Center

October 11

Tribute to Robert Creeley

"Creeley at 70" celebration continues. Sponsored by the Department of English.

Welcome by UB President William R. Greiner; readings by Gil Sorrentino and Imamu Amiri Baraka. 3-5 p.m. Katharine Cornell Theatre, North Campus
"30 Years of Poetry at UB" display in Creeley's honor.
5-6:30 p.m. Poetry and Rare Books Room, 420 Capen Hall, North Campus
Talk by artist Jim Dine; conversation with and reading by Robert Creeley. 8:30-10 p.m. Katharine Cornell Theatre, North Campus

October 12

Tribute to Robert Creeley

"Creeley at 70" celebration continues.
Keynote reading by John Ashbery, distinguished American poet. 4-5:15 p.m. Jane Keeler Room, Ellicott Complex, North Campus
Jazz concert with composer/pianist Steve Kuhn and singer Carol Fredette. 8:30 p.m. Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 2495 Main St., Buffalo

October 15 Wine Appreciation Course

Presentation on "The World of Wines," Jim Battel, wine manager of Eber Brothers. $25 for Alumni Association members; $27.50 for nonmembers. Price includes hors d'oeuvres with wine tasting.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Dakota Grill, Sweet Home and Maple Roads, Amherst

October 18

Gospel Choir Workshop

Workshops, seminar discussions and rehearsals. Continues through October 19. Day and weekend admission prices.
Slee and Baird Halls, North Campus

October 19 Gospel Choir Lecture/Concert

Horace Boyer of the University of Massachusetts will deliver a presentation on "The Old Ship of Zion: African American Gospel" at 6:30 p.m. Mass choir performance conducted by recording artist Richard Smallwood at 8 p.m. Workshop package available. Lecture and concert admission only: $11.50 and $13.50.
Mainstage, Center for the Arts, North Campus

October 20

Libraries Celebration

Celebration of 150 years of the University Libraries and Acquisition of the Three-Millionth Volume-a rare medical book to be presented during the annual meeting of the Friends of the Health Sciences Library.
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Austin Flint Main Reading Room, Health Sciences Library, South Campus

October 21-23

International Educators Conference

Members of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, meet in Buffalo for the 1996 Region X Conference. Sponsored by UB's English Language Institute (ELI) in conjunction with its 25th anniversary. ELI will host a welcome reception at the Center for the Arts on October 21 . Call (716) 645-2077 for details.
Buffalo Hilton

October 23

Senior Alumni Luncheon

"A Look at UB's Office of Public Service & Urban Affairs," John B. Sheffer II, interim vice president for public service and urban affairs. $10 per person. Reservations required.
Noon. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus

October 26

Law Alumni Annual Convocation

Contact Ilene Fleischmann at (716) 645-2107 for more information.
8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast; 9 a.m.-noon education program, followed by lunch and presentation of Jaeckle Award. Center for the Arts, North Campus

October 29

Wine Appreciation Course

An evening of fine wine and gourmet dining with Kevin Hater, Australian winemaker. $50 per person.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Dakota Grill, Sweet Home and Maple Roads, Amherst

November 13

UB at Sunrise Speakers Series

"A Look at UB's Center for Assistive Technology," William C. Mann, center director. $10 for UB alumni and staff; $12 for general public. Includes breakfast. Reservations required.
7:30-9:00 a.m. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus

November 14

Senior Alumni Luncheon

"Differences in Men's and Women's Speech," Jeannette M. Ludwig, associate UB professor of modern languages and literatures. $10 per person. Reservations required.
Noon. Center for Tomorrow, North Campus

November 14-16

Medical Ethics Symposium

National symposium on medical ethics sponsored by the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Sesquicentennial Committee. Call (716) 645-2181, ext. 0559 for more information.

December 2-9

Alumni Trip to Hong Kong

Join fellow UB graduates for a final glimpse of the British Crown Colony before it reverts to Chinese control on July 1, 1997.