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2/9/94

The University at Buffalo Department of Public Safety is the first university law enforcement agency in the nation to participate in a policing program devoted to problem-solving that has been developed by the Police Executive Research Forum.

2/2/94

Hugh G. Petrie, professor and dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo and a member of the New York State Special Commission on Educational Structure, Policies and Practices, will discuss the findings of the commission at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3, in 17 Baldy Hall on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

2/17/94

When a parent sustains a brain injury, it can affect a child's behavior, as well as cause problems in the relationship between a child and the brain-injured parent, a University at Buffalo study has shown.

2/7/94

The University at Buffalo has received a $1.1 million grant to continue its research into developing a synthetic form of hemoglobin, an element essential to the creation of a human-blood substitute.

2/7/94

The University at Buffalo has received a $1.1 million grant to continue its research into developing a synthetic form of hemoglobin, an element essential to the creation of a human-blood substitute.

2/11/94

James P. Nolan, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to a one-year term as chair of the American College of Physicians Board of Regents.

2/9/94

Two recent gifts of Walgreen Co. common stock from Mr. and Mrs. Cecil J. Newton of Bradenton, Fla., have been received by the School of Pharmacy at the University at Buffalo to permanently endow The Cecil J. and Violet W. Newton Scholarship Fund.

2/28/94

University at Buffalo researchers following the health of 194 babies born 12-17 weeks prematurely have found that after four years, the majority of the children were alive and well and had no major neurodevelopmental impairments.

2/15/94

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown what persons trying to quit smoking have known all along -- nagging doesn't help.

2/3/94

A team of University at Buffalo researchers will undertake the first comprehensive health survey of Buffalo’s Lower West Side beginning Feb. 6, aided by a $75,000 grant to UB and Columbus Hospital from the Margaret E. Wendt Foundation.

2/17/94

There is little difference in the longevity of left- and right-handers up until age 65, and right-handers live only about one year longer than left-handers from age 65 on, a University at Buffalo geographer has found.

2/2/94

Mary Harley Gresham has been named associate vice president for public service and urban affairs at the University at Buffalo.

2/11/94

Carl V. Granger, M.D., professor of rehabilitation medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has received the Frank H. Krusen Award from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

2/24/94

In "Critifiction: Postmodern Essays," his new book from SUNY Press, writer Raymond Federman discusses a new type of fiction that arose 30 years ago in America, Latin America and Europe as a simultaneous response to the turmoil of the times.

2/15/94

Students at high risk of academic failure are more likely to be behaviorally and psychologically engaged in the academic process if their school has a small enrollment, a study by education researchers at the University at Buffalo has found.

2/9/94

Researchers and manufacturers, as well as students and faculty in the Western New York region who want to perform chemical-information computer searches faster and more efficiently, are invited to take advantage of a new, on-line training program now operating at the University at Buffalo.

2/21/94

Last month's Northridge earthquake showed that even in cities with mandatory upgrade programs designed to mitigate damage, many buildings remain vulnerable to even moderate earthquakes, according to a leading earthquake engineer.

2/17/94

The higher incidence of hypertension among diabetics may be related to the way their blood pressure responds to stress, according to a preliminary study involving prediabetic women conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo.