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Fall 2009

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Profiles on Parade

Photo: Douglas Levere, BA '89 Photo: Nancy J. Parisi

Versatile folks add to campus beat

The UB Reporter (www.buffalo.edu/ubreporter) each week features a profile of a faculty or staff member. Complemented by solid photography, this series showcases the diversity and flair of the UB community. Following are some selected profiles for your enjoyment.

Peter Bush:

Using technology to solve mysteries

Jim Santella:

Legendary radio career framed at WBFO

Victor Albert:

Understanding new species

Helen Domske:

Great Lakes educator shares love water

Kathy Twist:

UB’s first championship coach

UB in the News

How Donald Trump ruined the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum for actual Civil Rights leaders

An article in Newsweek about the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History, and the controversy over plans by President Trump to attend the ceremony, interviews Victoria Wolcott, professor and chair of history, who said Trump?s presence is problematic given his inability to denounce white supremacists in the wake of Charlottesville.

New downtown home for Jacobs School opens

The Buffalo News quoted UB President Satish K. Tripathi on the opening of the new Jacobs School building. "The world-class design was a sight to behold. But to gaze upon the magnificent finished product is to fully appreciate it for the breathtaking building it is."

Gum infections may increase risk for digestive tract sores

A Reuters article about a study that showed that gum infections may increase people?s risk for sores in the digestive tract that can lead to stomach cancer quotes Jean Wactawski-Wende , dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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