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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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