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UB Today

A publication of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association

Spring 2010

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School of Hard Knocks

UB Police Officer Stacy Tuberdyke, BA ’99, (left) and UB adjunct professor Shannon Carlin, PhD ’06, MA ’01, EdM ’99 & BA ’97, square off under their respective monikers—Tuesday Hula and Dr. Dementer—as members of the Queen City Roller Girls.

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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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