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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

UB hires veteran fundraiser to lead advancement efforts

11/22/2017 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?

11/21/2017 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?

11/17/2017 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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