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10/4/94

Eli Ruckenstein, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University at Buffalo, has received the Langmuir Distinguished Lecturer Award of the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.

10/24/94

Close encounters with certain summertime insects can be painful, sometimes fatal, for people allergic to their stings.

10/4/94

Joseph A. Prezio, M.D., clinical professor and chair of the Department of Nuclear Medicine in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Nuclear Physicians, a national organization of nuclear medicine physicians.

10/21/94

Paras N. Prasad, Ph.D., Photonics Science Professor of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has been named a fellow in the Optical Society of America.

10/20/94

The University at Buffalo has announced plans to cease operating the nuclear reactor facility on its South (Main Street) Campus by the end of June and to take steps that will lead to its eventual decommission.

10/7/94

The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has received a $500,000 grant from the New York State Department of Health to fund projects to encourage students to become primary-care physicians.

10/25/94

Results of two NASA Space Lab 2 research projects on cardiovascular functioning and deconditioning in microgravity, designed by scientists from the University at Buffalo, have confirmed that blood pressure in flight is regulated by a decrease in vascular resistance in response to an increase in cardiac output induced by microgravity.

10/24/94

Brenda L. Moore, assistant professor of sociology at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed to the American Battle Monuments Commission by President Clinton.

10/24/94

The University at Buffalo today announced the creation of the Marine Midland Endowment Fund for the new Center for International Leadership in the UB School of Management.

10/25/94

Highly trained runners hoping to improve their performance by slashing fat from their diets may be heading down the wrong nutritional path, a small pilot study by University at Buffalo researchers implies.

10/25/94

Paul R. Knight, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been named to the Surgery, Anesthesiology and Trauma Study Section of the Division of Research Grants of the National Institutes of Health.

10/3/94

june in buffalo, the annual festival and conference devoted to emerging composers of new music, will take place June 5-11, 1995, at the University at Buffalo.

10/19/94

Stephen L. Jacobson, associate professor in the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education, will receive the 1994 Jack A. Culbertson Award from by the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) later this month during the council's annual meeting in Philadelphia.

10/20/94

The University at Buffalo, through the SUNY Research Foundation, has granted an exclusive license for specific markets to INMEDTEC, Inc. to commercialize technology developed and patented by researchers at UB.

10/4/94

The University at Buffalo has received a $1.5 million grant from the nation's largest private philanthropy to improve undergraduate biological-sciences education at the university, as well as science instruction in high schools in Western New York.

10/18/94

Linda M. Hall, Ph.D., professor of biochemical pharmacology in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy, has received a prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

10/6/94

Low levels of estrogen may impair some cognitive functions, while estrogen-replacement therapy may help improve certain thinking and biological brain processes, and also may play a role in elevating mood, results of studies involving postmenopausal women conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown.

10/31/94

The differences in cancer rates among blacks and whites in the United States are related more to low socioeconomic status rather than to race, a study conducted by researchers from the University at Buffalo shows.

10/31/94

The University at Buffalo has launched an ambitious $18-million energy-conservation project that is believed to be the most comprehensive effort ever undertaken by an American university.

10/5/94

Two University at Buffalo dental researchers were honored for their contributions to the field of periodontology at the 80th meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), held last month in San Francisco.

10/7/94

Alan S. Carrel, associate dean for external affairs in the University at Buffalo School of Law, has been appointed to the new position of vice dean for administration in the law school.

10/18/94

Some 70 exquisitely dissected human brain specimens resembling delicately wrought sculptures hang suspended in crystalline liquid in individual Plexiglas boxes in the new Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo.

10/20/94

Sarah M. Anderson, Ph.D., has been named president of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association.

10/15/94

Using specially trained companion dogs rather than paid health-care providers to assist persons with disabilities in their daily routine can save $13,000 a year per person and significantly improve the owner's quality of life, a University at Buffalo study has shown.

10/7/94

Two University at Buffalo faculty members will receive the Cross of Merit, one of the highest awards presented by the Republic of Poland, in ceremonies this evening.

10/7/94

We all laugh when young children make speech errors, or slips of the tongue: when a two-year-old says, "Her run is nosing," instead of "Her nose is running." Or when an impatient three-year-old, waiting for her mother to finish a task, says, "Mom, when are you going to be dead? I mean, done?"

10/19/94

The University at Buffalo has developed a novel approach to deal with today's intense competition for research funding.

10/28/94

Alfredo Matilla, Puerto Rican scholar and professor and chair of the Department of American Studies at the University at Buffalo, predicts a marriage "in flesh and bone" of North America's Anglo and Hispanic cultures within 50 years. Hispanic groups from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to comprise 30 percent of the U.S. population by 2020, but Matilla says the merger of which he is speaking will produce more than numbers. He predicts the emergence of "new U.S. culture," one distinguished by new ways of using and understanding the English language and of experiencing the world itself. <p>

10/18/94

Some 70 exquisitely dissected human brain specimens resembling delicately wrought sculptures hang suspended in crystalline liquid in individual Plexiglas boxes in the new Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo.