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Business program rated among the best
The MBA and undergraduate business programs in the School of Management are among the best nationwide, according to a recent rating of the top business schools in America. The Gourman Report, released in November by National Education Standards, ranked the UB MBA program 41st among the top 50 MBA/management schools in the United States, and the undergraduate division 24th among the top 45 programs in the country.

Speaking of...

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
W.E.B. DuBois Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University, during "The Ethics of Identity" Distinguished Speakers Series address, October 2.

"Even if racism were to disappear, we'll still be facing class differentials....If Bill Clinton or Ross Perot had turned up at the Million Man March and handed over a $500 million check, would anyone have known what to do with it to eliminate the problems of the inner city?"



NPR regular is UB medical professor

Miriam Shuchman, a member of the psychiatry departments at UB and the Erie County Medical Center, is also a regular medical commentator on NPR's "Medical Rounds," broadcast once a month as part of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday.

In the week before each broadcast, Shuchman and her colleague, Michael Wilkes, of the UCLA medical school faculty, hold a telephone meeting with NPR host Liane Hansen to choose a headline-grabbing topic; Shuchman then prepares herself with a blitz of research. On a recent "Medical Rounds," for instance, Wilkes and Shuchman discussed the new over-the-counter painkillers, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs such as Aleve. The two doctors pointed out that these drugs can cause serious side effects, including ulcers.


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