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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

A surprising salve for New York's beleaguered cities

Refugees

The New York Times looks at communities, such as Buffalo, that have benefited from an influx of refugees, and interviews Mohsen Daghooghi , an Iranian student who rejects the president's suggestion that he or other Iranian students are dangerous.

How an American bureaucrat became president of Somalia

An article in Politico Magazine about UB alumnus Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed , who was elected president of his native country, quotes Don Grinde who said they discussed the different models of democratic governance, warlordism and religious extremism.

Voices

These journalists are no enemies of the people

David Schmid tells USA Today that it is not unusual for the president to have a hostile relationship with the press. But Trump's description of the press is unprecedented, he says.

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