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12/23/94

The 1994 State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) at the University at Buffalo has set records both on and off campus.

12/9/94

Cold climates generally are associated with large quantities of snow. But a paper published this week in Science indicates that during the Holocene period, the geological era covering the past 11,000 years, snowfall was lower in colder years than when temperatures were more moderate.

12/23/94

University at Buffalo volcanologists, who have been studying Popocatepetl, a towering volcano just 40 kilometers from Mexico City, said that its eruption on Wednesday, Dec. 21, is a sign that it is entering a dangerous phase.

12/13/94

A report issued today by graduate students in an urban-planning class in the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning urges New York State to place more emphasis on developing its profitable environmental-business sector as a way to boost economic development, while promoting environmental protection.

12/20/94

R. Nils Olsen, Jr., professor of law in the University at Buffalo School of Law, has been named to the new position of vice dean for academic affairs.

12/14/94

The North American New Music Festival at the University at Buffalo has taken a new direction this year -- one that weds Latin, Native-American, jazz and blues forms to contemporary music of a classical vein.

12/5/94

"Language poetry," the bedeviling school of contemporary poetry that has intrigued the literary world for two decades, has been wrestled onto a new CD titled "Live at the Ear."

12/20/94

Encouraging and supporting two-parent families and participation in family and community life are key factors in achieving meaningful welfare reform, a University at Buffalo social work researcher and educator says.

12/7/94

A new generation of designers is redefining graphic literacy, giving more reverence to the written word and placing less emphasis on the image itself, the head of the Graphic Design Program at the University at Buffalo says.

12/14/94

A University at Buffalo faculty member and her co-author have won a prestigious American Sociological Association (ASA) award for their critically acclaimed book, "Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold" (Routledge, 1993), an oral history that documents working-class lesbians of the 1940s and '50s.

12/12/94

Marine biologists at the University at Buffalo have for the first time used DNA technology to identify a new species of coral.

12/7/94

New findings by a research team from the University at Buffalo and the Shriver Center for Mental Retardation in Boston indicate that a carbohydrate found in breast milk may provide protection against a form of diarrhea that poses a serious health threat to children in developing countries.

12/8/94

Bernard Hubbard, a graduate student in the Department of Geology at the University at Buffalo and one of the relatively few African Americans in the U.S. who is studying geology, has strong advice for inner-city kids.

12/8/94

Bernard Hubbard, a graduate student in the Department of Geology at the University at Buffalo and one of the relatively few African Americans in the U.S. who is studying geology, has strong advice for inner-city kids.

12/20/94

DNA test results, which are more frequently being used as evidence in criminal and paternity cases, are aiding dental researchers at the University at Buffalo in their fight against periodontal disease.

12/5/94

The University at Buffalo has teamed up with NYNEX to create a demonstration area that displays assistive devices to help persons with disabilities communicate via the telephone.