Environmentalist Frederick Stoss, associate librarian and
subject specialist for biological and environmental sciences and
mathematics at the University at Buffalo, has received the first
Friend of the Biblioteca Nacional Aruba Award for his work in green
education programming and for helping to create the library’s
Caribbean Energy, Environmental, and Sustainability Program.
Matthew Silver, a master’s student in the University at
Buffalo School of Management, has been selected as one of only six
students nationwide to earn a postgraduate technical assistantship
(PTA) with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
The Frank L. Ciminelli Family Career Resource Center and the
Credit-Bearing Internship Program in the University at Buffalo
School of Management honored business professionals, students and
companies on April 25 at an awards reception at The Buffalo
Two business ideas for smartphone apps took first place and a
prize of $1,000 each in the University at Buffalo’s second
annual Elevator Pitch Competition, held April 16 in the Student
Union Theater on UB’s North Campus.
University at Buffalo students and faculty will gather on April
23 to recognize the scholarly, research and creative achievements
of the university’s students at the 10th annual Celebration
of Student Academic Excellence.
Deborah Reed-Danahay, PhD, of Buffalo, professor of anthropology
at the University at Buffalo, has received a 2014 summer stipend
from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of
Research Programs to complete the draft manuscript of her fifth
Carla Mazzio, associate professor and director of graduate
studies in the University at Buffalo Department of English, has
been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for
2014-15 for her book-in-progress, “The Trouble With Numbers:
The Drama of Mathematics in the Age of Shakespeare.”
Mary McVee, whose work in the University at Buffalo’s
Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) has earned
praise and publicity from educational experts as well as mainstream
media, has received the Division K Mid-Career Award from the
American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national honor
recognizing an outstanding researcher in the intermediate stage of
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