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A publication of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association

Fall 2009

First Look

Discovering James Joyce

James Joyce with Sylvia Beach at Shakespeare and Company in Paris, 1922. A landmark exhibition of rarely seen items from the Joyce Collection drew more than a thousand visitors to the UB Anderson Gallery this summer.

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Photographer unknown. Image courtesy UB Poetry Collection

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UB in the News

A surprising salve for New York's beleaguered cities

Refugees

The New York Times looks at communities, such as Buffalo, that have benefited from an influx of refugees, and interviews Mohsen Daghooghi , an Iranian student who rejects the president's suggestion that he or other Iranian students are dangerous.

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.

Voices

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.

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