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3/24/94

Calvin G. Rand, a long-time supporter of the University at Buffalo, has established a fund in memory of his brother, George F. Rand III, to benefit the University at Buffalo School of Management.

3/18/94

The Buffalo Psychiatric Center and the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca became formal clinical teaching sites of the University at Buffalo in a contract-signing ceremony held today on UB’s North (Amherst) Campus.

3/21/94

Penicillin G and amoxicillin appear more effective than either tetracycline or erythromycin in preventing and treating bacterial infections that can undermine dental implants, a team of Italian and University at Buffalo researchers has found.

3/14/94

Gingival hyperplasia, a side-effect of long-term use of some prescription drugs, can be reduced by using a chlorhexidine mouthrise, University at Buffalo dental researchers have determined.

3/21/94

"The Varnished Truth: Truth Telling and Deceiving in Ordinary Life," a book authored by David Nyberg, professor of education at the University at Buffalo, has been named to the list of Outstanding Academic Books of 1994 by Choice magazine.

3/21/94

Bone regeneration after periodontal surgery can be accurately assessed without additional surgery by using X-rays and two instruments developed by University at Buffalo dental researchers.

3/16/94

The University at Buffalo has earned the distinction of having three of its five professional health schools ranked among the top 10 schools in their field in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

3/14/94

Murray Levine, Ph.D., professor of psychology and adjunct professor of law at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed to the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect by Donna E. Shalala, U.S. secretary of health and human services.

3/30/94

An earthquake that shook Cuylerville, N.Y., a small town about an hour southeast of Buffalo, has geologists wondering what triggered it.

3/1/94

For the first time, the University at Buffalo, through the SUNY Research Foundation, is taking an equity position in a company that is commercializing technology co-developed by a UB faculty member.

3/21/94

The University at Buffalo School of Management is offering a full-time, executive MBA program similar to programs offered at the top business schools in the country.

3/21/94

A five-minute test designed for use in the dentist's office to determine the presence of antigens from three major bacteria found in localized juvenile periodontitis (LJP) gets high marks for accuracy, according to a study by researchers at the University at Buffalo.

3/18/94

A University at Buffalo study on the relationship between physical activity and mortality provides new evidence that life as a couch potato may bring an early death.

3/15/94

Philip Coppens, Ph.D., distinguished professor of chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has received the 1994 Martin J. Buerger Award from the American Crystallographic Association (ACA).

3/10/94

William Carl, D.D.S, a dental researcher at the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, has received his third International Service Award from the American Dental Association.

3/24/94

The beauty and complexity of self-assembling, cubic-phase materials have aroused interest mainly at the level of basic science, but recent experimental and theoretical advances by University at Buffalo biomaterials scientists could thrust them onto a technological fast track.

3/13/94

Electric toothbrushes more effectively reduce levels of two bacteria associated with gum disease than manually held ones, University at Buffalo dental researchers reported today (March 13) at the American Association for Dental Research meeting.

3/14/94

A University at Buffalo researcher and her colleague at Barry College have developed a new technique to improve social workers' effectiveness by enabling them to recognize their individual biases and those they make about clients.

3/10/94

There's mounting evidence that smoking is a key risk factor in periodontal disease, a major cause of adult tooth loss, University at Buffalo dental researchers say.