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11/17/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Political scientist Claude E. Welch, Jr. has completed the first major comparative study of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have wrought a revolutionary change in Africa by uncovering human-rights abuses and advocating for reform.

11/17/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Can changes in the diets of newborns that cause them to be obese later in life predispose their offspring to be obese as well?

11/3/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo will offer a Ph.D. program in the Department of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science beginning in Fall 1996, making it the only campus in the SUNY system approved to confer a doctor of philosophy degree in this field.

11/10/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A software package that translates Chinese to English and comprehends what it's translating has been developed by a graduate student in the University at Buffalo Center for Cognitive Science.

11/3/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Obese children take pounds off easier and keep them off longer than their obese parents, the first study to compare weight loss and weight-loss maintenance of children and adults enrolled in the same treatment program has shown.

11/8/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Environmental issues on campus are sparking as much interest from university administrators as from students, according to a new book, Ecodemia: Campus Environmental Stewardship at the Turn of the 21st Century, published by the National Wildlife Federation.

11/3/95

A university at Buffalo researcher has received a $114,000 two-year grant to study the underlying mechanism causing migraine headaches, and is looking for migraine sufferers to take part in the study.

11/14/95

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A new study to be presented tomorrow will report that the effect of alcohol on long-term health may depend as much on the way it is consumed and on the gender of the drinker, as on how much is consumed.

11/16/95

George John Lopos, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of Millard Fillmore College and summer sessions at the University at Buffalo by Muriel A. Moore, Ph.D., vice president for public service and urban affairs.