Kari Winter, a UB professor of transnational studies, has been
named executive director of the university’s Humanities
Institute, one of the most important entities supporting and
promoting the humanities in Western New York.
Rina Das Eiden, senior research scientist in UB’s Research
Institute on Addictions, has been named chair of the Psychosocial
Development, Risk and Prevention Study Section in the NIH’s
Center for Scientific Review.
UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences professor
and associate dean for research Joseph P. Balthasar has
been selected to serve as a member of the NIH's Gene and Drug
Delivery Study Section in the Center for Scientific Review.
When Garfield O. Walker was asked to give an acceptance speech
for winning the UB EOP award given to the student who displays
endurance and courage in the face of extraordinary challenges, he
was understandably and predictably nervous.