First Look

A timely repair

Clock Tower

Photo by Douglas Levere, BA 89

Michael Kuyt, president of American Tower Clock Company in Rochester, NY, works on the delicate task of restoring the Hayes Hall clocktower, first installed in 1928. Briefly a UB student in the 1960s, Kuyt oversees a firm that has restored tower clocks around the country and overseas. As part of this restoration, the bells will sound again across campus, beckoning students in a way that can only be described as timeless. To read more about the clocktower restoration, go to