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UB Today

A publication of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association

Fall 2008

First Look

Out with the Old

In dramatic fashion, the Engineering Trailer Complex on the North Campus was demolished June 27 to make way for a new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences building.

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Photo: Douglas Levere, BA ’89

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UB in the News

How an American bureaucrat became president of Somalia

An article in Politico Magazine about UB alumnus Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed , who was elected president of his native country, quotes Don Grinde who said they discussed the different models of democratic governance, warlordism and religious extremism.

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These journalists are no enemies of the people

David Schmid tells USA Today that it is not unusual for the president to have a hostile relationship with the press. But Trump's description of the press is unprecedented, he says.

NBA players step into political fray backed by union and league

NPR's Marketplace looks at why the NBA, its players, coaches and owners are speaking out more on national political issues these days and speaks with Nellie Drew .

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