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In Memoriam

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Charles M. Fogel, MA ’38 & BA ’35, of Amherst, N.Y., emeritus professor of civil engineering at UB and an active supporter of his alma mater for decades, died 05.20.11. Fogel served under six UB chancellors and presidents, and received the first UB President’s Medal in 1990 for exemplary service to the university. Other honors include the UB Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award.

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Julie A. Baker, MD ’07, PhD ’07, MS ’00 & BA ’97, of Providence, R.I., a resident physician affiliated with Women and Infants Hospital at Brown University, died 04.26.11, following a short respiratory illness. Baker was poised to return to Buffalo as a physician-researcher after her residency ended in June. She often expressed gratitude for her UB education, having received all four of her degrees from the university.

40s

William J. Flynn, JD ’40, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.14.11

Carl H. Hepp, BS ’40, of Clearwater, Fla. 12.17.10

Beatrice N. Smith, MSW ’43 & CERT ’42, of Clearwater, Fla. 03.14.11

Mario J. Violante, DDS ’44, of Lewiston, N.Y. 04.06.09

George M. Ellis, MD ’45, of Connersville, Ind. 07.21.10

Thomas W. Morgan, MD ’46, of Fort Myers, Fla. 12.28.10

Martha W. Rousos, JD ’46 & BA ’45, of Kansas City, Mo. 10.12.10

Isadore E. Silverstein, BS ’47, of Boynton Beach, Fla. 12.23.10

Ethel B. Hopkins, EdM ’48 & EdB ’45, of Cheektowaga, N.Y. 10.23.09

Francis J. Frantz, DDS ’49, of Warsaw, N.Y. 05.07.09

Hans E. Haage, BS ’49, of Windsor, Colo. 02.20.09

Arthur L. Weaver, BS ’49, of Chittenango, N.Y. 10.20.10

50s

Arnold B. Gardner, BA ’50, of Lancaster, N.Y. 12.26.10

Luke C. Owens, JD ’51, of Grand Island, N.Y. 11.10.10

Raymond C. Schweizer, BS ’51, of Pittsburgh, Pa. 02.15.11

Robert J. Dunning, DDS ’52, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla. 01.05.11

Harold R. Drucker, DDS ’57, of Delray Beach, Fla. 09.27.10

Robert H. Evans, PMCert ’57, DDS ’52 & BA ’48, of Sarasota, Fla. 03.23.111

Elizabeth L. Dribben, BA ’58, of New York City, N.Y. 01.20.11

David J. Birmingham, AS ’59, of Salamanca, N.Y. 08.09.09

60s

Michael E. McNerney, BS ’61, of Port Orange, Fla. 08.04.10

Paul W. Dolloff, JD ’62, of San Marcos, Texas 01.26.11

Justin F. Sucato, BS ’62, of Plano, Texas 11.16.10

Theodore F. Fluchradt, BS ’63, of Leesburg, Fla. 03.13.10

Victor J. Gagliardi, JD ’65 & BS ’61, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.27.10

Werner A. Huber, MS ’66, of Elma, N.Y. 12.01.10

Joseph J. Fitzsimmons, EdB ’67, of Lake St. Louis, Mo. 01.17.11

Richard C. Hall, DDS ’67, BA ’61 & BS ’61, of Pompano Beach, Fla. 02.17.11

Charles H. Jenkins, BS ’67, of Fort Myers, Fla. 10.30.10

DayAnn Key-Kennedy, EdD ’67, of Twin Mountain, N.H. 05.14.09

Robert E. Halfacre, MBA ’68, of Gainesville, Fla. 10.28.10

James R. Husvar, BS ’68, of Hamilton, Ohio. 10.18.10

70s

Carlos G. Lamas, MA ’71 & EdM ’68, of Hialeah Gardens, Fla. 05.01.10

Emanuel J. Fried, PhD ’74, MA ’72 & BA ’71, of Kenmore, N.Y. 02.25.11

David B. Ingram, PhD ’74, of Oviedo, Fla. 01.02.10

Charlotte A. Winer, BA ’74, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.15.11

John J. Black, PhD ’79 & MS ’70, of Clarence, N.Y. 04.06.09

80s

Gertrude Dommer, MLS ’80 & BA ’73, of Las Vegas, Nev. 10.15.10

Alva M. Martin, BA ’81, of Fort Erie, Ontario. 10.30.10

90s

SueAnn W. Ames, PhD ’93, MS ’66 & BS ’61, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.10.10

Jennifer E. Neill, BS ’99, of Clarence, N.Y. 02.12.09

UB in the News

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Refugees

2/20/2017 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

2/19/2017 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

2/19/2017 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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