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Spring 2010

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Profiles on Parade

Gary Shipe

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.

Gary Shipe

‘Piano Man’ works magic on array of keyboard instruments

Michael Glick

New dental dean pursues roles as educator, editorialist

Stefani Bardin, MFA ’08

Food is the focus of artist’s work and curriculum

Xuhua Qin

UB counselor helps international students adjust to culture, academics

Barry Willer

Brain injury researcher draws on compassion and curiosity to fuel his work

UB in the News

UB hires veteran fundraiser to lead advancement efforts

An article in the Buffalo News reports Rodney Grabowski, former president of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and vice president of advancement at the university, has been named vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement at UB, and quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

Can we treat schizophrenia in the womb?

A Newsweek article reports on a study led by Michal Stachowiak , a professor in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, that uses cerebral organoids, or mini brains, to understand the cause of schizophrenia.

Should mass shooting videos be public?

NPR?s The Takeaway talks to Matthew Grizzard , assistant professor of communication, about the debate over whether the public should have access to footage of mass shootings.

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