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A publication of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association

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 ( 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

Media, activists divided on what details to report in school shootings

UB's Steven Dubovsky says the media should withhold all but the bare minimum about shooters who seek attention through tragic acts.

Joe Biden navigates politics of son Beau's death

The tragedy Joe Biden has gone through, says UB's James Campbell, makes him an empathetic figure and a very likeable one.

Anger over VW is visceral -- and an anomaly

The real question is why consumer anger didn't coalesce in the same way following any number of other recent examples of corporate wrongdoing, says UB's Trina Hamilton.

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